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Nokia May Cut up to 14% of Workforce

After a slew of bad years, Nokia still hasn’t found their footing yet. Once one of the dominant handset and wireless hardware firms, the Finnish firm has struggled in the changing landscape. 2 years after dumping…

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Microsoft Has 3 Surface Phones for 2017 But Nothing Till Then

Even as Microsoft continues to work on their Windows 10 Mobile OS, the hardware side has been lagging behind. After acquiring Nokia’s handset business for a massive sum 2 years ago, Microsft really hasn’t done much…

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Windows 10 Mobile Will Not Come to All Lumia Phones as Promised

With news that Windows 10 Mobile will be coming to the Lumia line of phones, people were eagerly awaiting the update after what could only be considered a lackluster of support and empty promises for windows…

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Nokia Enters the VR Market with the OZO Camera

Just a few months ago, Nokia had announced that it is working on a virtual reality piece of hardware, and during a recent Los Angeles event, it officially opened up pre-orders for the OZO virtual reality…

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Lumia 950 And 950 XL Specification Confirmed

Microsoft has accidentally preempted the upcoming announcement of the flagship Lumia 950 and 950 XL. According to a listing on Microsoft’s UK Store, both devices will feature a WQHD display and 20-megapixel rear camera with ZEISS optics.…

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Microsoft Will Unveil New Hardware on October 6th

Microsoft’s latest hardware event will commence on October 6th and there has been a great deal of speculation surrounding the possible announcements. Invites have already been sent out to members of the press, but little is…

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Is HTC About to Go Under?

It seems like an age since HTC was the world’s smartphone market leader, long since usurped by Apple, Samsung, and Chinese upstarts Huawei and Xiaomi, and a horrendous crash in its stock value seems destined to…

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Nokia Reveals Its OZO Virtual Reality Camera

It looks like the rumors regarding Nokia’s virtual reality device have proven true, as the Finland-based company has recently unveiled its OZO camera – a next generation device that was designed to capture cinematic video and…

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Nokia Finally Found Someone to Buy Their HERE Maps!

It has been a long search for the best buyer, but it seems that Nokia finally found somebody to buy and further develop their HERE Maps technology. As reported previously, it was thought that Microsoft will…

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German Car Manufacturers Nokia Maps Bid Reaches Stalemate

Nokia’s “HERE” mapping technology is an attractive proposition for car makers looking to enhance the GPS functionality in future models. A number of Germany’s leading vehicle manufacturers have shown a keen interest and joined forces to…

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Microsoft Admits Nokia Deal Failure – 7800 to Lose Jobs

It was coming. Microsoft has announced that up to 7,800 employees of its phone division could be made redundant, implicitly admitting to the failure of its $7.9 billion purchase of Nokia in 2013. The move follows…

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Is Microsoft Preparing to Kill Windows Phone?

Rumour has it that Microsoft could be set to write off the majority of its Nokia acquisition this week. In 2013, Microsoft purchased Nokia’s smartphone division, taking over development of the Windows Phone-running Lumia handsets. The…

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Nokia Plans a Comeback to the Smartphone Market Next Year

If you thought that the famous company who made ‘tough’ phones is out of the smartphone market, think again. Nokia just announced that it plans to make a comeback next year, after Microsoft allows it. It…

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You Could Have Been Wearing A Nokia Smart Watch

Wearable tech is a big thing at the moment. From Google Glass to the Pebble Watch, companies are looking for more and more ways to bring technology to everyday life without having to make you carry…

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Uber Bids $3 Billion for Nokia’s ‘Here Maps’

As Nokia is planning to sell its Here Maps, many companies are eager to get ahold of it for themselves. Uber has bid $3 Billion for Here, which is much less than the $8.1 Billion that Nokia…

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Will Microsoft Finally Buy HERE Maps?

Windows Phone users will understand the difficulty of choosing between Microsoft’s Bing Maps and Nokia’s HERE Maps when they need to use a good GPS app. While HERE Maps is a great app on its own,…

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Microsoft Accidentally Leaks New Lumia Phones

Joining a trend of companies leaking their own products this week, Microsoft has just accidentally leaked two new Lumia phones due to be revealed at Mobile World Congress. Fortunately for Microsoft, they only leaked the names of…

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Nokia’s N1 Tablet Sold Out; Sells 20,000 Units in Four Minutes

Within four minutes of being made available for pre-order, the Nokia N1 Android Tablet sold every one of its 20,000 units in China yesterday. Nokia made the announcement through its Weibo (China’s answer to Twitter) account,…

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Wireless Qi Charging Coming to 50 UK McDonald’s Restaurants

A new deal between fast food chain McDonald’s and wireless charging solutions company Aircharge means that 50 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK will be offering free Qi (proncounced ‘Chee’) wireless charging. The Qi charging system allows…

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Nokia 215 Gives You The Web in Your Pocket for $29

For most of you reading this, a 2G feature phone with a QVGA display and 0.3 megapixel camera isn’t going to be enough to satisfy your mobile computing needs. But for a number of you and for…

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Wire: The New Skype Rival Backed by Skype Co-Founder

A new upstart has entered the instant messaging arena, positioning itself as more than just a chat service. Wire, pitched as a thoroughly modern messaging app, is supported by Skype co-founder Janus Friis and developed by…

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Microsoft Lumia with Massive Camera Leaks

Photos of what appears to be a prototype Microsoft Lumia phone have appeared on a Chinese auction site. The unconfirmed prototype has a very large camera in the back, somewhat akin to the Lumia 1020 with its crazy 41-megapixel camera.…

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Play Snake with no Monitor on CoolerMaster’s QuickFire Rapid-i

Feeling a bit bored and looking for something extra to do? Work or school computers have locked down every game and Reddit links are all purple, even on the 120th page? It’s time to get yourself…

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Nokia’s Z Launcher Now Available

Alongside its new Nokia N1 tablet, Nokia also introduced its ‘Z Launcher’ for Android. The launcher, which is also being released for other Android users, features a very unique approach to a home screen, tailoring the…

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Nokia Unveils First New Device Since Microsoft Sale, Looks Like an iPad

What is now left of the original Nokia, after the Finnish company’s sale of its former devices and services business to Microsoft, has unveiled its first major product since that acquisition closed. The Nokia N1 tablet has…

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Nokia Tease New Project, Looks Like Apple TV

Nokia has been quiet since selling its phone division to Microsoft – which has swiftly removed the Nokia name from its Lumia range – back in April 2014, but it teased the imminent reveal of a…

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Microsoft Announces First Non-Nokia Lumia Smartphone

Microsoft has announced it’s first non-Nokia branded Lumia phone. The Microsoft Lumia 535 is the first to carry the new Microsoft branding since their $7.2 billion acquisition of the Finnish company’s devices unit closed earlier in the year. The…