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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 Maps make their way to Series 40

11/09/2011, Nokia has announced that their navigation software known as Nokia Maps will be made available to those who own handsets that run on the Series 40 operating system, where among them will include the recently introduced Nokia Asha 303 at Nokia World 2011....

Nokia Lumia 800 sales will be limited to select partners in the UK

11/09/2011, With Nokia putting all of their proverbial eggs into the Windows Phone basket, you would think that they’d be eager to get their handsets out to as many people as possible. Oddly enough they chose to do a European launch first, followed by a US launch...

Swype arriving on the Nokia Store soon

11/08/2011, Good news for folks who aren’t fans of typing text using the hunt and peck method required by regular touchscreen keyboards. Nokia has announced that Swype for Symbian devices is almost ready to be released on the Nokia Store. The alternative...

Nokia introduces NFC Games for Symbian phones

11/07/2011, If you own an NFC-enabled Symbian phone and you’re looking for some entertainment, why not take a break from Angry Birds and try something different instead? Nokia has just released NFC Games on the Beta Labs – a collection of games that require...

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

11/07/2011, The Nokia Lumia 800 was introduced at the recent Nokia World by Stephen Elop (Nokia’s CEO) who said “it’s the first real Windows Phone”. It’s a bold statement, but it’s true that in the past, Windows Phone have often inherited from designs...

Nokia 600 cancelled

11/03/2011, A few months ago Nokia announced the launch of its “loudest smartphone to date” – the Nokia 600. Well for those of you that were waiting for the entertainment-filled phone with super loud speakers, we’ve got some bad news for you:...

Nokia Lumia 800 no longer has Dolby Digital Plus?

11/01/2011, When the Nokia Lumia 800 was first released and you pored over its official specs page and fell in love with the phone, take note that there have been some unannounced changes to the device. According to a sharp-eyed 1800pocketpc.com reader, the official...

Nokia Lumia 800 set for 16th November UK release

11/01/2011, It has been confirmed that the Nokia Lumia 800 will be released in the UK come 16th of October, which coincidentally is the day before Samsung is expected to release the Galaxy Nexus in the UK. This should prove to be interesting to see which phone will...

Nokia Maps will be arriving on other Windows Phones

11/01/2011, At the launch of the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia mentioned that the phone will be preloaded with some apps exclusive to Nokia phones, and well now it looks like at least one of those apps will be making its way to Windows Phone devices from other...

Nokia targets first time smartphone users in the US

10/31/2011, If you’re wondering why Nokia is taking its sweet time to make its way over to the US, it’s because of the company’s tarnished legacy. One a force to be reckoned with, Nokia fell from the throne when it refused to adapt and change its...

Nokia Ace spotted at the Design Museum?

10/31/2011, At the Design Museum in Shad, Thames; a few Nokia phones have been put up for display, including the Nokia N9, and Nokia Lumia 800 and one more Nokia phone that we’ve never seen before. From the photographs it looks like a large, thin device, which...