Filed under: Investing Finnish smartphone maker Nokia's turnaround is now starting to take shape on the back of its Lumia lineup. The company has bet it all on Microsoft Windows Phone, and while the transition away from Symbian has been long and painful, there's now light at the end of the tunnel. As part of its efforts, the company has picked a new battleground in the...
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Californian startup Pelican has designed a camera composed of multiple smaller cameras, which aims to overcome the noise issues typically associated with tiny smartphone shooters. And it seems imaging-focused Nokia wants in.
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HTC is facing further issues in trying to ship its newest flagship smartphone, the HTC One, to customers. After some supply issues, the company is now locked in a legal battle with Nokia over the use of Nokia's proprietary microphone technology. It seems HTC is using a specific type of microphone in the HTC One, developed by STMicroelectronics and Nokia exclusively for use...
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Nokia just announced the Lumia 925, which packs the Smart Camera app - the culmination of the company's acquisition of Scalado. The app will be released to current WP8 Lumias later on with a firmware update Nokia calls the Lumia Amber update. The app snaps a burst of 5MP photos (the camera uses an 8.7MP sensor) and does cool tricks with it. One is Action shot, which is...
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A Nokia executive has hinted once again that the company may release tablet in the future. Jo Harlow, Nokia’s executive vice president of smart devices, revealed during an interview with CNET that the company is “very interested” in tablets and it is a market that is being closely examined. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has previously said that the company was studying the market...
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Nokia has announced two new feature phones at MWC, the Nokia 105 and the Nokia 301. Nokia 105 The Nokia 105 is the company's most affordable phone till date and is priced at just €15. The phone comes with basic features such as a color display, FM radio, multiple alarm clocks, talking clock, flashlight and dust and splash resistance. The Nokia 105 will be sold in black and...
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Finnish phone-maker filed claim over parts in Taiwanese company's handset which it says used its HAAC technologyFinnish phone maker Nokia has won a court injunction banning HTC from using microphone parts made by STMicroelectronics in its flagship HTC One phones, in a move that will deepen the problems at the struggling Taiwanese handset company.The decision by the Amsterdam...
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HELSINKI (Reuters) - A group of ex-Nokia software developers unveiled its first smartphone on Monday, aiming to prove their former employer wrong by making a success of a technology dropped by the Finnish mobile phone maker. Jolla was founded by Nokia's former MeeGo software team that was shut down after the company decided to switch to Microsoft's Windows Phone software in...
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Nokia has confirmed the upcoming launch of the long-rumored Lumia 928, with a website that hints at advanced camera features. The Lumia 928 will be an upgraded version of the existing flagship Lumia 920, and is expected to become available via U.S. operator Verizon Wireless. The website shows someone taking a picture of bathers at dusk using the phone, which is a likely...
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Nokia is targeting HTC's latest slate of smartphones, including the HTC One, with new legal action in the U.S. that demands the Taiwanese company cease the alleged patent infringement. Nokia is accusing the HTC One, and several other HTC phones, of infringing three Nokia patents, according to a lawsuit filed by the Finnish handset maker on Thursday. The patents deal with...
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