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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.

Nokia says iPhone is ‘poorly designed’, will reply soon

03/20/2012, It must be rather haughty of Nokia to claim that the iPhone from Apple is “poorly designed” – of course, this statement does not come from Nokia as a whole, but it originated from Nokia design boss Marko Ahtisaari. According to...

Nokia patents magnetic tattoo for ‘itchy’ ringtones

03/20/2012, There is just one main reason why our phones have ringtones – to inform us that there is someone calling, while other alerts let us know that there is an incoming message or email which we might want to attend to. If you do not want to let the world...

Nokia’s concept Windows Phone UI surfaces

03/20/2012, We’ve always known that Nokia and Microsoft have a special partnership when it comes to Windows Phone, wherein Microsoft allows Nokia a little more leeway in terms of customizing their Windows Phone devices and adding features compared to their other...

Nokia Beta Store updates for Symbian and Series 40

03/19/2012, Nokia Beta Labs has introduced two updates for the Store in recent memory, targeting those who own a Series 40 touch-and-type handset, as well as those who own Nokia devices that run on the Symbian^3, Symbian Anna or Nokia Belle platforms. Some of the...

Firefox Mobile for Nokia N9 updated

03/19/2012, Great news for Firefox fans with the Nokia N9. Following the release of PR1.2 for the Nokia N9, a new version of Mozilla Firefox Mobile has also been released for the phone. The latest version of the browser has been designed to bring your mobile surfing...

Nokia Lumia 719 spotted

03/19/2012, Yes, we do know that the Nokia Lumia 610 comes with WiFi hotspot capability, in addition to the Lumia 710, 800 and 900 receiving tethering capability as well. Having said that, here is the Nokia Lumia 719 which was captured as a spy shot, where the...

Nokia N9 PR1.2 camera improvements explained in further detail

03/18/2012, If you happen to own the Nokia N9, then here is a wee bit of news that might just uplift your spirits. We are talking about the Nokia N9 PR1.2 camera improvements which include face recognition, continuous shutter and video editing as part of the...

Nokia Lumia 710, 800 and 900 to get tethering as well

03/16/2012, Earlier today we reported about the Nokia Lumia 610 having the ability to tether – something that the “higher-end” Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 phones can’t do. Well it looks like it was just an oversight on Nokia’s part. According to...

Nokia applies for haptic material patent

03/16/2012, Nokia were recently granted  a slide-to-unlock patent that they can call their own, which might just be the tonic to prevent legal eagles from other companies to come knocking on their doors in the future. Well, the Finnish smartphone manufacturing...

Nokia Lumia 610 has WiFi hotspot capabilities

03/16/2012, When the Nokia Lumia 610 was announced at the end of last month in Barcelona, Spain, the world rejoiced at the fact that there is another far more affordable Windows Phone handset in the market to play around with, just in case the Lumia 800 is out of...

Nokia granted slide-to-unlock patent of their own

03/15/2012, Back in October of 2011, we reported that Apple had been granted the slide-to-unlock patent, a pretty important patent as far as smartphones are concerned, and recently it looks like Nokia has been granted a slide-to-unlock patent of their own, although...

Nokia Lumia 900 arriving on Easter Sunday?

03/14/2012, Good news for those of you looking forward to the Nokia Lumia 900. While there have been rumors in the past about the phone getting a late April release, the latest rumors online point towards an earlier release date. According to a post, from someone...

Giant Lumia 800 spotted in Australia

03/13/2012, You might feel as though you were in the land of giants should you happen to be in Australia, where Nokia set up a massive replica of the Windows Phone-powered Nokia Lumia 800. It is definitely an attention grabbing stunt for sure, and whether that will...

Nokia Maps now available on iOS and Android

03/13/2012, Nokia Maps, a free map navigation service used to be available only for Nokia devices. Well, starting today, you’ll be able to access it from your iPhone or Android device. While it won’t be available as a native map ala Google Maps, all you...