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Nokia out to prove there’s life after Lumia by investing $100 million in smart car technology

Nokia out to prove there’s life after Lumia by investing $100 million in smart car technology

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Nokia may have sold its hardware division to Microsoft, but it's not resting on its laurels. Not only is it planning to bring some of its software services back to iOS and Android, but it is investing heavily in the emergence of the smart car. Apple has... >>

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad

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Nokia is looking to reinstate its Here Maps service on iPhone, iPad and Android as a standalone application. At least, that's what can be surmised from a company job advert listed on LinkedIn. The Finnish firm, which now no longer manufactures mobile... >>

Nokia Lumia 520 deflects bullet to save owner’s life

Nokia Lumia 520 deflects bullet to save owner’s life

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If there's one way to prove a manufacturer builds a great phone it's a real-world gunshot test. Nokia appears to have passed that test after a Lumia 520 saved a man's life by deflecting a bullet. The Nokia Lumia 520 gave its little lifecycle for that... >>

Stephen Elop confirms that Microsoft Devices smartphone branding is still to be decided

Stephen Elop confirms that Microsoft Devices smartphone branding is still to be decided

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With Microsoft now in the driving seat of Nokia devices and services, there's still a question mark over the future branding of the new smartphones. In a Q&A session on Nokia Conversations today, Stephen Elop, former Nokia CEO and now executive vice president... >>

Microsoft Nokia ‘Superman’ to be the Windows Phone made for selfies

Microsoft Nokia ‘Superman’ to be the Windows Phone made for selfies

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One of the first phones from the new Microsoft-owned Nokia, known as Superman, aims to make selfies its speciality. According to sources of The Verge familiar with the matter, the Superman phone will be a 4.7-inch mid-range device. But it will come with... >>

Microsoft's post-Nokia acquisition advert focuses on colour

Microsoft's post-Nokia acquisition advert focuses on colour

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Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's smartphone business was completed on 25 April and the first new advert from the combined entity has been revealed.  With the title "Not Like Everyone Else", and using The Kinks music track of the same title, it picks... >>

Microsoft now officially owns Nokia, goodbye Nokia branded phones

Microsoft now officially owns Nokia, goodbye Nokia branded phones

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It's official - Nokia as an independent phone manufacturer is no more, Microsoft owns Nokia Devices and Services. The deal, which has been going through for months, has now reached completion and Microsoft owns Nokia Devices and Services after its €5.44... >>

Iconic Nokia phones that tried to change the world

Iconic Nokia phones that tried to change the world

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Nokia is now officially part of Microsoft. Founded in the late 19th Century it started out making rubber and ended up making phones. In its heyday it was the biggest phone manufacturer in the world with the power to make and sell millions of phones a... >>

Microsoft's buyout of Nokia Devices and Services to finalise on 25 April, but with deal changes

Microsoft's buyout of Nokia Devices and Services to finalise on 25 April, but with deal changes

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Microsoft announced last autumn that it entered an agreement to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services arm. That transaction is now set to finalise on 25 April, according to the company. "The completion of this acquisition follows several months of planning... >>

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 April

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It's a big week for phones. Not only has the developer preview for Windows Phone 8.1 been unleashed - which, but of course, we've reviewed - but we've unveiled our review of the flagship Sony Xperia Z2. Waterproof, premium, powerful - is it the flagship... >>