Nokia is currently wooing developers to make Windows Phone applications with a host of incentives, a new report claims.
Nokia is wooing apps developers on the Windows Phone platform by giving incentives, a report from CNN says. Image: Micky.! / Flickr (CC)
Citing the unnamed sources “involved in the negotiations”, CNN says that Nokia is courting developers to make Windows Phone apps by offering “pre-installing their software on the forthcoming phone, prominent promotion for their …
Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone maker by volume, is on the works for a low-end, Linux-based operating system (OS) called Meltemi.
View of the Nokia corporate headquarters in Keilaniemi, Espoo, Finland (Image: -Majestic- (GFDL/CC-BY-SA), via Wikimedia Commons)
The Wall Street Journal said that the Finnish phone giant’s initiative is in line with the company’s straightforward decision to let go of its high-end MeeGo OS, which powers the recently released N9 – apparently the …
An additional 3,500 employees from Nokia will be laid off by the end of the year, the troubled Finnish phone maker has revealed.
Nokia will cut 3,500 positions from its workforce as the company streamlines operations. Image: SapiensBryan / Flickr (CC)
The news comes as Nokia has revealed five months ago that it will be terminating about 7,000 jobs for a shakeup of its workforce.
According to Nokia, most of the layoffs will be because of the shutdown of its factory in Cluj, Romania. The Nokia …
Nokia has started shipping its MeeGo-based N9 smartphone to retail stores and customers worldwide.
The Nokia N9 is the Finnish company’s flagship MeeGo OS device and touts the first full touchscreen mobile platform that operates wholly on swiping gestures.
Announced for a while now, Nokia N9 preorders and consumer reviews all have indicated positive reactions from the end-user.
Risto Lahi, a product specialist at a Nokia flagship store in Helsinki, said that the company has received a large …
Nokia has announced today that it has started shipping its new flagship smartphone, the Nokia N9.
Nokia has started shipping the flagship MeeGo-powered Nokia N9 smartphone. Images: Nokia
The N9 is powered by MeeGo version 1.2, instead of the Windows Phone platform or the latest Symbian Belle OS.
MeeGo is the mobile operating system developed by Nokia with Intel and other companies and was supposed to be the future OS of Nokia.
However, in February, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and Microsoft CEO …
Nokia has denied the reports which claim that the company is paying less wages to workers at its factory in Chennai, India, reports Bloomberg.
The world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer by units announced recently that the workers are getting more wages than being claimed in a human rights organizations report.
Three business-practice monitoring groups, including Helsinki-based Finnwatch, Amsterdam-based Somo and Bangalore, India-based Cividep have published a report about four foreign …
A physical QWERTY keyboard is still the most preferred input methods among all input methods available for cellphones according to a poll recently conducted by Nokia.
In a Nokia poll, users said they prefer typing on mobile phones using physical QWERTY keyboards. Image: Andrew Currie / Flickr (CC)
“It’s clear from the results that the vast majority of you like QWERTY in one form or another, whether it be on screen or off,” Nokia said.
“It’s fascinating that the layout of the keys …
Nokia has been struggling worldwide for the past few years due to launch of latest smartphone models from rival companies. However, the company says it is beating back competition in India with the help of its dual-SIM phones, reports ET Bureau.
According to Stephen Elop, company CEO, Nokia’s dual-SIM handsets in India have captured a big market share in this category. The Finnish mobile phone maker is now planning to launch more dual-SIM handsets in the country. Elop sees India at the …
Android, apparently, is making a difference in all mobile platforms and services, as shown in the recent mobile browser market statistics from web traffic analytics firm StatCounter.
According to the latest figures, Norwegian software company Opera Software ASA still leads the race with its Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers at 22 percent market share, followed by Google’s Android browser with a very close 20 percent share, which, as expected, will clinch the top spot really soon, …
A report coming from tech blog WMPowerUser, a site focused on news about Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, says that the Nokia Sea Ray may well be the Nokia 703 when it will be released.
The Nokia Sea Ray may be the Nokia 703 upon release, a leaked photo hints. Image: WMPowerUser.com
The assumption comes via a photo submitted by an unnamed source to the site. The site itself cannot verify if the photo, which is seemingly of a flyer, is real.
The Nokia Sea Ray has been made known to the …