Nokia Technologies to hold press event on July 28th

Nokia July 28 2015 event

Nokia, once one of the dominant players in the mobile phone arena, closed the book on smartphones when it sold its Nokia Devices & Services business group to Microsoft in April 2014 for US$7.2 billion. But the company did not give up on mobile devices completely, announcing the Nokia N1, its first ever Android-powered tablet, only months later. And rumours that it […]

Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016

Nokia teaser for July 23, 2013 announcement

Nokia stopped making mobile phones when it sold its Devices & Services business unit to Microsoft in September 2013. The terms of the deal included conditions that prevented Nokia from  selling mobile devices until December 31,2 015. We got a hint that Nokia was already planning a return to smartphones in 2016 last year when Timo Ihamuotila, EVP and Group […]

Nokia launches Android Nokia N1 tablet

Nokia N1

Nokia may be out of the mobile phone business but its plans to “return to the consumer world” were revealed today at an event at the Slush technology conference where it unveiled the Nokia N1, its first ever Android-powered tablet. But rather than a true Nokia product, it was developed by an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner who licensed the […]

Nokia’s future does not include mobile phones


Recent comments by Nokia appeared to suggest that the Finnish company might already be considering a return to the smartphone arena. Having just sold its Devices & Services division to Microsoft earlier this year, the idea that it might want back into the game caught many by surprise. Commentstoday by new CEO Rajeev Suri clarified those comments and indicate that […]

Nokia already thinking of re-entering smartphone business?


Nokia, now devoid of any smartphone business, reported its latest financial results this week. Profitable and seemingly healthy with US$4.18 billion in revenues and a net profit of US$946 million, the company’s executives talked about the strength of the Nokia brand on the earnings call that followed and dropped a hint that a return to mobile devices is not out […]

Microsoft to drop Nokia branding in favour of Microsoft Lumia

Nokia Lumia 635

Despite some early rumours that Microsoft might retain the Nokia brand for its smartphones, it is now clear that Microsoft will in fact drop the Nokia branding. It started last month when Microsoft began to redirect traffic to its new Microsoft Mobile Devices website. The Verge now reports that the company is now ready to take the next step […]

Microsoft begins moving to new Microsoft Mobile Devices website

Nokia Lumia 830

With Microsoft having acquired Nokia’s Devices and Services business unit in April, the company has begun to retire the Nokia brand in favour of new Microsoft-centric branding. The first move in that direction appears to be the retirement of the site. The Nokia UK team today tweeted that they have “moved to a new home,” a new Microsoft Mobile […]