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Nokia is a Finnish communications company that was the largest phone vendor (per unit) between 1988 to 2012. The company's history go back to 1871 but the Nokia that we know today (the Nokia corporation) was founded in 1967 by the merger of three Finnish companies. It is then that Nokia worked on networking equipment and was ultimately involved in the launch of the first cellular network in 1981 (Mobira Oy). Nokia because a key developer of GSM, the standard that we all know today. Although Nokia still produces a range of phones that includes entry-level handsets and Symbian smartphones, the company is counting on the Windows Phone OS to regain the share that it once had. The current flagship Windows Phone device from Nokia is the Lumia 920.

Namco Bandai announces 20 more titles for new Asha Touch range

07/05/2012, When it comes to the world of mobile gaming, we are presented with numerous choices – whether you want to settle for a dedicated mobile gaming console like the Nintendo 3DS or the Sony PS Vita, or there is another way in the form of your smartphone....

MeeGo kisses goodbye to Nokia

07/04/2012, Parting can be such sweet sorrow, and here we are at the end of the road for the MeeGo team over at Nokia. Head of Development of MeeGo Sotiris Makrygiannis did share word that their team will no longer be available to work alongside Nokia. Just to recap,...

Nokia N9 receives major update with almost 1,000 bug fixes

07/04/2012, If you thought your Nokia N9 was full of problems, fret not – most of them should be solved with the newly released Nokia N9 firmware 1.3. According to reports online, the software update which was released today features almost 1,000 bug fixes...

Nokia claims Google Nexus 7 infringes on its Wi-Fi patents

07/02/2012, Nokia has just attacked the Google Nexus 7, which was revealed last week at Google I/O, stating that it infringed on several of its WiFi patents that it owns. It is likely that the patents that Nokia called out have to do with the IEEE 802.11 WiFi...

Nokia does have a Plan B after all

07/02/2012, Earlier this year, we brought you word that Nokia has decided to place all of their eggs in a single basket – which means that they do not have any Plan B so to speak, throwing their entire lot with the Windows Phone ecosystem. I guess it was rather...

Bing Venue Maps Extends Worldwide With Nokia Data

06/28/2012, As part of the continued effort from Bing Maps to provide more and better data to its users, Bing Map has announced that it is adding 2700 venues worldwide to its service. The additional data comes from the partnership that Microsoft is doing with Nokia...

Mail for Exchange comes for Nokia Asha 302 and Nokia Asha 303

06/28/2012, If you happen to own either the Nokia Asha 302 or Nokia Asha 303, then here is a piece of news that will certainly brighten up your day – the Mail for Exchange app is now available for both devices, and even better yet, they are available as a free...

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 get WiFi Hotspot feature in latest update

06/28/2012, The Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 have started to get the latest Windows Phone update (aka Tango), and among the changes, users will now be able to use their handsets as a WIFI Hotspot for a tablet or laptop. Additionally, following this upgrade,...

Nokia Lumia 710 gets Dark Knight Rises covers

06/28/2012, The Dark Knight Rises might not have the pre-movie hype of Heath Ledger’s death, but I am quite sure that this particular movie is still going to be a hit at the box office this summer. As to whether it is capable of breaking box office records, that...

Windows Phone 8 prototype from Nokia

06/25/2012, Nokia has certainly gotten a whole lot more serious in the smartphone industry by taking the bold move of throwing their weight behind Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, and they certainly did so to pretty much success. At least the Nokia Lumia...

Nokia confirms Tango update for Lumia 710, 800 on the 27th of June

06/22/2012, The other day it was reported that the Windows Phone Tango update was leaked for the Nokia Lumia 710. However if leaked builds are not your thing and you’d rather wait for the official release, you might not have to wait too long. Nokia has announced...

Branded handset vendors reducing orders to component suppliers

06/21/2012, Component suppliers might not be in for a good time financially speaking as it has been reported that branded handset vendors are reducing orders – among them include Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile...

Nokia Lumia 900 to get Windows Phone 7.8 in a few weeks?

06/20/2012, Windows Phone 8 is still some way off, but in the mean time, there is a stop-gap measure that was talked about earlier today as well, which would be the Windows Phone 7.8. We now have word from Nokia that the Nokia Lumia 900 will be on the receiving end...

More on Nokia Drive on Windows Phone 8 smartphones

06/20/2012, Yes, we did touch a little bit on Nokia Drive integration in Windows Phone 8 just earlier this morning, but here we are with more details from the folks over at Nokia. Nokia just announced that they will be making Nokia Drive available to other Windows...