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2014-04-29 12:28:52

BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew 9 percent annually to reach 408 million units in the first quarter of 2014. Huawei was the star performer among the top five players, capturing 3 percent share and growing two times faster than the industry average. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Scott Bicheno, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global mobile phone...

Nadella and Elop
2014-04-26 05:24:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Approximately seven months after first announcing it was planning to acquire one-time mobile heavyweight Nokia, Microsoft announced on Friday that it had sealed the deal, acquiring the Finnish firm for a reported $7.2 billion to $7.5 billion dollars. According to Hayley Tsukayama of the Washington Post, the Redmond, Washington-based company’s bid to purchase Nokia’s devices business has “made it through all of the regulatory...

2014-04-25 08:24:43

Microsoft and the Nokia Devices and Services business are coming together as one to deliver a family of devices and services that will delight consumers and empower businesses. REDMOND, Wash., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services business. The acquisition has been approved by Nokia shareholders and by governmental regulatory agencies around the world. The completion of the acquisition marks the...

Mobile Technology Spurs 'Reading Revolution' In Developing Countries
2014-04-24 10:24:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new UNESCO study reveals dramatic growth in literacy rates in developing nations due to the proliferation of mobile technologies that allow children and adults to read multiple books on their phones. The year-long study was the largest of its kind to date, and involved some 5,000 people in Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Zimbabwe. The results revealed that 62 percent of respondents are reading more as a...

2014-04-24 08:45:04

Apple Smartphone Devices Rank Highest among Tier 1 Wireless Carriers WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As wireless manufacturers have struggled to find ways to differentiate themselves with advanced features and technology since 2011, price has become an increasingly important driver in the device selection process, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study(SM)--Volume 1 released today....

2014-04-23 20:22:19

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/frq6hv/mobile_value) has announced the addition of the "Mobile Value Added Services Market in India 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/frq6hv/mobile_value ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Mobile Value Added Services market in India to grow at a CAGR of 22.13...

2014-04-22 08:28:17

ReportsnReports.com adds The Mobile Advertising (mAdvertising) Market: 2014 - 2020 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts research report to its store. DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mobile advertising refers to a form of advertising via mobile phones or other mobile devices such as tablets. Although many view mobile advertising as sub-segment of online advertising, its scope is far greater with over 7 Billion mobile subscriptions worldwide. (Photo:...

2014-04-17 12:27:03

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp (OTC: CANV) traded to the upside on heavy volume to close the markets yesterday climbing 43% on the trading day. Shares in CannaVest have been one of the more volatile stocks in the sector which has attracted much interest since the start of the year. The stock has actually traded as high as $200 per share which is CannVest Corp's 52 week high and investors seem to think this stock can be worth a lot more than the closing...

2014-04-16 08:38:00

Mobile industry leaders, academia to explore the future of 5G wireless NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York. The invitation-only event will bring together wireless and mobile industry research and development leaders in academia, business and government to explore the...

2014-04-15 16:30:52

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA and participating wireless companies today announced the "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment," which is the most recent effort by the industry to deter smartphone thefts in the U.S. The safety and security of wireless users remain the wireless industry's top priority, and is why this commitment will continue to protect consumers while recognizing the companies' need to retain flexibility so they may constantly innovate, which...


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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

N-Gage QD
2013-08-10 09:06:09

The N-Gage QD is a mobile phone, handheld game console combination released by Nokia on May 26, 2004. It was redesigned from the original N-Gage to be smaller and rounder. A few flaws from the original N-Gage were corrected. The cartridge slot was in a more convenient place located on the bottom of the device and the earpiece was moved to the face of the unit. Other changes in the unit were MP3 playback, FM radio and a USB connection were removed. However, MP3s could still be played...

Nokia N-Gage
2013-08-10 09:00:29

The N-Gage device is a combination mobile phone and handheld game system. It was produced by Nokia and released on October 7, 2003. The N-Gage QD replaced the original in 2004. The buttons were designed for a phone which made the unit difficult for game play and the cost was twice that of the Game Boy Advance, both reasons contributing to the system's unsuccessful run in the market. Nokia shipped 400,000 units to retailers in the first two weeks of release, but independent market research...

Nokia Lumia
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nokia Lumia is a Smartphone first introduced in November 2011 that uses the Windows Phone operating system. The name was established from the word Lumi which means snow in the Finnish language. Nokia partnered with Microsoft in February 2011 and switched to the Windows Operating System (OS) from the declining Symbian platform of their previous phones. The first generation Lumia: The 800 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced November 2011, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch...

Nokia E90 Communicator
2013-03-23 00:00:00

Nokia E90 Communicator is a 3G smartphone developed by Nokia. It is the latest model in the Communicator series, which was launched in 1996 with the bulky 9000 Communicator. The E90 was announced in 2007 with the first unit being sold at auction in Indonesia on May 17, 2007, for a staggering $5,000 US. The E90 is a fifth generation Nokia Communicator. Unlike its predecessors, it operates on the Series 60 v3 platform of Symbian OS--previous versions were based on GEOS or Series 80. The E90...

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