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Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World

Bing and Nokia conjunctively announced today that they’re unifying their respective map designs in order to provide a clearer, more visually appealing map for their users. The lovechild of the cartographic coupling will amplify the details of the mapping service …

Windows Phone in 23 New Countries Windows Phone in 23 New Countries

Microsoft plans to bring it’s Windows Phone 7 OS to 23 new countries, as well as make the operating system available for use on more low-end devices, in an attempt to reclaim lost business from Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. …

Nokia Launches Low-Cost Lumia Phone Nokia Launches Low-Cost Lumia Phone

Today at Mobile World Congress, Nokia launched the Lumia 610, a low-end Windows phone, roughly a year after announcing that it would discontinue development of it’s proprietary operating system Symbian, in an attempt to boost sales. Still, the company also …

Snake, Classic Phone Game, Turns 15

Do you remember Snake, the oddly addicting cellphone game introduced on Nokia phones? The game turned 15-years-old today. Nokia Connects has a list of 10 Snake facts to celebrate the event. Snake first appeared on a Nokia device in 1997 …

Violist Handles Cell Phone Interruption In The Best Way Possible Violist Handles Cell Phone Interruption In The Best Way Possible
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Modern mobile phones do a lot to make our lives easier, but sometimes they can be a bother, too. Most teachers, preachers, public speakers, and performers are familiar with the annoyance of having a phone ring when it shouldn’t. Even …

Nokia’s Symbian Finishes As 2011’s Top Mobile OS Nokia’s Symbian Finishes As 2011’s Top Mobile OS

StatCounter has released their analysis of global market share for smartphone operating systems, and the results are a little surprising. Android had an excellent year, growing steadily and finishing just below iOS. Apple, on the other hand, finished the year …

Nokia’s Limited Edition ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Phone Nokia’s Limited Edition ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Phone

As the viral campaigns for next summer’s Dark Knight Rises heats up — did you see the teaser poster? — perhaps the most desirable tie-in has been unveiled, although, by “most desirable,” I mean “hardest to acquire.” You see, Nokia’s …

Nokia: Kids Don’t Want iPhone or Android Anymore Nokia: Kids Don’t Want iPhone or Android Anymore
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If I’m reading this correctly, at least one person at Nokia believes that the Windows Phone platform is perfect for Hipsters and technologically impaired ducks. In an interview with Pocket-lint, Nokia’s Director of Portfolio, Product Management & Sales Niels Munksgaard …

Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones

Android app developer Trevor Eckhart posted a video to his YouTube account on Monday in which he claims to have discovered a hidden app in the handsets of several carriers. Eckhart claims that the app, Carrier IQ, collects a wide …

Free Smartphones, Butterfingers With Nokia Gift Machine Free Smartphones, Butterfingers With Nokia Gift Machine

What if your Foursquare check-ins and Twitter shares gave you more than a sense of accomplishment – what if they could get you free stuff? That’s the concept behind the “Nokia Gift Machine,” a special vending machine that was created …

Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone

It might be one of the most recognizable melodies of our modern age: the default Nokia ringtone. The tune, which has stayed nearly the same for the last 15 years or so, has left its stamp on our culture. And …

Nokia Developer Forum Hacked, User Records Breached Nokia Developer Forum Hacked, User Records Breached
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The AntiSec movement has just claimed another victim – mobile manufacturing giant Nokia was hit with an SQL Injection attack that exposed a “significant” number of user records. The Nokia Developer Forum site suffered the breach, the credit for which …

Apple and Nokia Settle Ongoing Patent Dispute Apple and Nokia Settle Ongoing Patent Dispute

Apple and Nokia have been engaging in legal battles for a couple of years. In 2009, Nokia filed a patent infringement suit against Apple, and since then, both companies have been at each others throats with various suits and complaints. …

Nokia to Replace Bing Maps Infrastructure? Nokia to Replace Bing Maps Infrastructure?
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As you may know, Microsoft and Nokia signed a deal last month, aimed at creating a “third horse” in the smartphone race (alongside Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platforms [kind of insulting to RIM, no?]). As part of the deal, …

Will Bing Catch Google? Will Bing Catch Google?
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that Bing will be the default search on all BlackBerry devices – not only for the web, but at the OS level. Can Bing catch Google in search market share? Tell us what you …

Microsoft Nokia Deal Signed, Bing in More Hands Next Year Microsoft Nokia Deal Signed, Bing in More Hands Next Year

Back in February, Microsoft and Nokia announced a partnership, which would see the two companies working together to take on Apple and Google in the smartphone market. At the time, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop it’s now a “three-horse race.” The …

Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC

I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I’ve been neglecting Angry Birds.  I mean, our romance was so hot and heavy at first.  But after a while I had seen all that it could offer me and …

Is Nokia Primed For A Comeback In The US? Is Nokia Primed For A Comeback In The US?

Nokia? What’s that? I’m sure there are young teens, and children who are receiving their first smart phones which have little memory of when Nokia dominated the mobile landscape. In fact, on the international level Nokia is still the top …

Nokia Files Complaint Against Apple (Again)
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Apple and Nokia have been going at it for a while. In 2009, Nokia filed a patent infringement suit against Apple, and since then the two companies have been throwing arounds suits and complaints like hotcakes. Nokia says Apple in …

Microsoft Reportedly Paying Billions for Nokia Deal
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Nokia dominated the tech headlines last week, when it unveiled a new strategic partnership with Microsoft to bring Windows-based smartphones to the market. CEO Stephen Elop said that there was now a "third horse" in the race. 

Google Makes Job Offer To Nokia Engineers
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Earlier this week, Google Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra raised a few eyebrows by calling Nokia and Microsoft "turkeys" on Twitter.  That jab apparently wasn’t aimed at all of Nokia’s workers, however, as someone else at Google has now extended an offer of employment.