News tagged ‘nokia’

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft is planning to drop the "Nokia" and "Windows Phone" branding in its future mobile devices. "Lumia" will be used alongside the standard Windows logo.

Saturday, 6 Sep 2014

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Shots fired at IFA 2014, with Microsoft's VP of Mobile Sales, Chris Weber, calling out Samsung and Apple for "overcharging for a smartphone experience that is clearly inferior to Lumia". Weber's justification for saying so comes in the form of the new Lumia 830 smartphone, which Weber called "an affordable flagship."

Microsoft launches 'selfie smartphone' Lumia 730/735 (Updated with hands-on photos)

Microsoft launches 'selfie smartphone' Lumia 730/735 (Updated with hands-on photos)

"Selfie" was the Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 word of the year. As a consequence of selfie fever, many smartphone manufacturer's are now trying to capture the selfie market with affordable smartphones paired with quality front-facing cameras. Microsoft effort is the Lumia 730/735.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

Microsoft teases camera-focused smartphone at IFA 2014?

Microsoft has released a teaser poster for the unveiling of a new phone(s) on 4th September at IFA 2014 in Berlin this year. The poster includes a not-so-subtly hidden Lumia 1020-style camera module in the text, as well as a mention of 'face time'. Could this be a selfie-orientated Windows Phone?

Monday, 11 Aug 2014

Microsoft gives free phones to employees in Beijing if they resign voluntarily

Microsoft gives free phones to employees in Beijing if they resign voluntarily

Microsoft is giving free phones for employees at its Nokia unit in Beijing if they apply for the company's volunteer resignation package. Can you guess which phone model? Hit the link to find out more.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Cortana and Siri battle it out in Microsoft's latest ad

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of taking shots at each other (remember I'm a Mac?), and Microsoft's latest TV spot continues that proud tradition.

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

Microsoft Devices Group announced the Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date with a price tag of below 100 euros. It is available in both single-SIM 3G and dual-SIM 3G models.

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Besides laying off 18,000 workers, Microsoft also announced that it will abandon the Nokia X line of phones in favor of lower-cost Lumia devices.

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Microsoft has started to rollout the Lumia Cyan update (which includes Windows Phone 8.1) to Nokia devices worldwide. In Singapore, the first phones to get it are the Lumia 625 and 925.

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