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  • Smartphone growth in India slips; Samsung still at top: Report Yesterday

    New Delhi: India, the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific, is witnessing a weaker pace of growth at 84 per cent year-on-year compared to the triple digit expansion seen in the first quarter this year. During the April-June quarter, smartphone shipment in the world's second most populous market grew 84...
  • Mobile phones could now be charged using traffic noise, music, and even your own voice 1 week ago

    London: Soon you can use traffic noise, music, chants from a football ground and even your own voice to charge your cell phone! Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Nokia have created an energy-harvesting prototype (a nanogenerator) that could be used to charge a cell phone using everyday background...
  • Nokia Lumia 530: The most affordable Lumia launched in India at Rs 7,349; features a 4-inch display, 5MP camera 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched what is believed to be the most affordable Lumia smartphone - Lumia 530 - in India. The phone (dual-SIM variant) is available on the Nokia India online store for Rs 7,349. The new Windows smartphone will be delivered in 4 working days, says the website. The...
  • Nokia 130: Microsoft's new feature phone comes with built-in video player, FM radio; expected to come to India for under Rs 2,000 August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced the launch of a new Nokia phone. Named the Nokia 130, it is an affordable feature phone that comes with built-in video player, MP3 player and FM Radio. The phone also supports a microSD card of up to 32GB. It is priced at euro 19...
  • Riding on Moto G, Motorola beats Nokia in India August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Within a year of re-entering the Indian market with its smartphones, Motorola has taken the fourth place replacing Nokia. According to a report from the market research firm Canalys, Motorola sold 9.55 lakh smartphones in the second quarter of 2014 and moved ahead of Nokia (bought by Microsoft) which...
  • Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic July 31, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish wireless equipment maker Nokia says it has a preliminary agreement to acquire part of the wireless network business of Japan's Panasonic Corp. No financial value for the deal was given. Nokia said Thursday that the two companies aim to finalise the deal by September and close it by the end...
  • Jolla to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in India next month July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish smartphone maker Jolla has announced that it will enter the Indian market with its Sailfish OS smartphone next month. The company has entered into a partnership with Indian e-commerce web site Snapdeal to sell the device in India. The new Jolla smartphone with its distinct button-less design, Sailfish...
  • There is life after mobile phones for Nokia July 26, 2014

    Helsinki: Shares in the Finnish wireless equipment maker surged after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of the sale to Microsoft of its troubled handset division. The Finnish company said its second-quarter profit rose 20 per cent to 213 million euros ($285 million) on the...
  • Nokia Lumia 530: The most affordable Lumia announced; features a 4-inch display, 5MP camera July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices Group has announced the most affordable Lumia smartphone - the Lumia 530. The phone has a 4-inch (854x480) LCD display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512MB of RAM. The Lumia 530 has a 5-megapixel camera. While 15GB of free cloud storage...
  • Here's what the Nokia 3310, Ericsson T28 would look like if they were made today July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Do you remember your classic phones like the Nokia 3310 and Ericsson T28? Imagine if Nokia and Ericsson, which were once the planet's biggest and most successful manufacturers of mobile phones, were to make these legendary mobile phones today? Here is a video that shows what they would...
  • Why Microsoft is killing Nokia X July 19, 2014

    New York: The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn't become a runaway hit as Nokia's low-cost answer to serving emerging markets. Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the...
  • Microsoft to end Nokia's brief affair with Android, aims to strengthen Windows Phone loyalty July 18, 2014

    New York: In what could be the end of the road for Nokia X smartphones, world's largest software maker Microsoft plans to shift select products from the Android- powered range to the Windows platform as it beefs up the affordable Lumia range. Microsoft announced axing of upto 18,000 jobs over the...
  • Memo from Microsoft Executive VP Stephen Elop announcing job cuts July 18, 2014

    Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop sent employees of the company's devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business in April. Elop was Nokia's CEO...
  • Microsoft expected to announce its biggest ever job cuts July 15, 2014

    Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans. The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and...
  • 'Yes, Steve Jobs took our jobs', says Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb July 5, 2014

    Stockholm: Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb on Friday accused Apple's late founder Steve Jobs of crushing his Nordic country's job market by selling innovations that caught Finland's companies off guard. "We had two pillars we stood on: one was the IT industry, the other one was the paper industry," Stubb told...
  • Nokia X2: The Nokia X successor with 4.3-inch display, 5MP camera launched; likely to cost in India under Rs 10,000 June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After launching its first set of Android phones at MWC 2014 back in February, Microsoft-owned Nokia has now launched its new Android-based smartphone, named the Nokia X2. It is the first Android phone released by Microsoft after acquiring Nokia's phone business in April. This budget phone looks identical to...
  • 'LOL, dude, you still use the patli pin wala charger?': 10 real problems every Nokia phone user in India understands June 19, 2014

    A Nokia phone was a luxury while we were growing up. The delight of playing Snake and creating new records on that yellow screen was out of the world. Even the action packed games you can now play on your smart phones don't give you the kick that the compact...
  • Nokia paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago: Report June 18, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish telecoms equipment company Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for part of an operating system used in its smartphones some six years ago, Finnish TV station MTV said on Tuesday. The police confirmed to Reuters that they were investigating a case...
  • Nokia partners with Airtel to offer free download of Android apps on Nokia XL June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Nokia said it has partnered with Airtel to offer six months of free download of Android applications on its newly launched Nokia XL phone. "To help our consumers experience these apps, we are offering free downloads on Airtel from the Nokia Store and several popular third-party apps stores," Nokia India...
  • Nokia to buy smart data firm Medio Systems for its map business June 12, 2014

    Helsinki:Finland's Nokia on Thursday said it has agreed to buy small US company Medio Systems for its navigation unit HERE. The price of the deal, which is expected to close by end-July, was not disclosed. Seattle-based Medio has about 60 employees. Nokia said Medio's smart data technology enables it to create digital...
  • Nokia achieves record 4G speed; lets you download a full-length high-definition movie in 11 seconds June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish telecom firm Nokia today said it demonstrated a record 4G speed that enables a high-definition movie to be downloaded in only 11 seconds. The speed attained by Nokia on a South Korean network is 400 times faster than the top 4G options offered by telecom operators in India. "Nokia...
  • Nokia 225 launched in India at Rs 3,329 June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices has launched Nokia 225 in India. The phone offers internet access through the cloud-powered Nokia Xpress Browser. It has a 2.8-inch display, and is available in bold colours. Priced at Rs 3,329, it sports a 2 megapixel rear camera. Helping to make the mobile gaming experience more...
  • Nokia 3310, Nokia 8800, Motorola StarTac 130 ring in a comeback; fetching prices as high as 1,000 euros a piece May 25, 2014

    Paris: They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones go retro. Forget apps, video calls and smiley faces, handsets like the Nokia 3310 or the Motorola StarTac...
  • Lenovo hires ex-Nokia and Huawei executive Colin Giles as VP of mobile May 24, 2014

    Beijing: Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's biggest maker of personal computers, has hired former Nokia and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Colin Giles as vice president of its Mobile Business Group, the firm said on Thursday. "Colin Giles will be taking on the role to drive global smartphone sales and business...
  • Nokia XL: The 5-inch Android phone launched in India at Rs 11,489 May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices launched the Nokia XL, the flagship large screen offering from the X family, for Rs 11,489 in India. The X family of handsets include Nokia's range of affordable smartphones that run Android apps. Nokia's handset business, which was acquired by Microsoft last month, offers Asha range...