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Nokia Tries To Edge Out Apple By A Week
2012-08-16 10:38:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Confirming an earlier Bloomberg report, Nokia has said they will hold their very own media event with partner Microsoft, wherein they may introduce the very first Windows 8 phones. While new Nokia/Windows 8 phones could be exciting enough, the really interesting news about this announcement is the date: September 5th, just one week before Apple is highly expected to release their next phone. Nokia´s chief executive...

2012-08-06 18:47:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the eternal debate between “first” and “best,” Nokia has chosen the former, as Bloomberg is reporting the Finnish smartphone maker could release their newest Windows 8 based devices at Nokia World on September 5th and 6th. Apple is widely expected to release their highly anticipated iPhone at an event on September 12th, though no official announcement has been made. Though Nokia hopes to have the wrapper...

2012-07-19 20:35:32

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Finland-based handset maker Nokia posted its earnings today, with a recorded 5 percent quarter-on-quarter decrease in net sales for the term ending in Q2, 2012. Two models in the Lumia line, which runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone operating system, show signs it's possible for Nokia to make a recovery after five consecutive quarters showing losses. Lumia handsets, including the Lumia 900 and Lumia 610, sold 4 million units, posting in...

2012-07-18 23:02:38

Users of Android smartphones and tablets now have access to the thousands of useful and popular mobile applications that are compatible with Palm OS® devices. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 StyleTap Inc. today announced the release of StyleTap Platform for Android, which allows over 30,000 applications originally written for Palm OS® to run on Android smartphone and tablet devices. “We have found that many users and businesses have made very large investments in...

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8
2012-06-21 09:12:20

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com Microsoft showed off a revamped start screen and pledged a “unified experience” across phones and tablets while unveiling Windows Phone 8 Wednesday in San Francisco. At its Windows Phone Summit the company demonstrated a more customizable home screen, NFC chip capabilities, new Nokia Maps and enhanced developer tools. Microsoft corporate vice president Terry Myerson said the Windows Phone interface is “buttery smooth,” offering a...

Sales Of Nokia Symbian Plunge, Surpassed By Windows Phone
2012-03-21 09:33:41

Sales of Nokia's Symbian smartphones fell sharply over the past year, with market share of the devices plunging form 12.4 percent a year ago to just 2.4 percent today, according to data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. At the same time, sales of smartphones with Microsoft Windows software surpassed those running Nokia's Symbian, indicating progress in Nokia's switch to Microsoft software. Data for December through February, after the launch of Nokia's Windows-based Lumia 800 model,...

2012-02-14 23:20:00

\The extremely popular Nokia N9 released its dazzling white version at the fag end of the year 2011. The announcement for the release was made much earlier, but the new version hit the market in December. Internet Marketing Services, a private market research organization from Ontario, have reported that the launch of the white version has increased the market demand for the phone substantially (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Nokia N9, one of the most talked about mobile phones ever made, now has...

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