Yes, the Nokia 3310 is back. It’s modern, it’s classic, it’s got Snake and a whole bunch of other features designed to take you on a trip down Nostalgia Alley. But I don’t like it and I doubt any self-respecting 3310 fan would either.
Perhaps one of the most anticipated events at the Mobile World Congress 2017 is Nokia’s. Yes, Nokia, the company that once ruled the mobile phone market. Well, they’re back and they brought with them a whole bunch of nostalgia.
CES is a time for technological showcase. It’s a show where manufacturers from around the world gather and show off what they’re capable of. Although many of these devices don’t actually go on sale until much later in the year, it’s still really interesting to see these concepts and ideas.
However, a recent video has surfaced on YouTube, allegedly revealing that even Nokia had something on display in CES. And that something is their upcoming Android flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8.
Once a great giant, Nokia is making a comeback in 2017 through HMD Global. After introducing a feature phone last month, the Finnish brand has finally introduced a new smartphone that runs on Android with the Nokia 6.
Nokia will be making a comeback next year with HMD Global taking the helm. Before the new year kicks in, the new company has just announced its new phones which isn’t much to shout about.
Nokia is back and they will be introducing their new smartphones in 2017. The iconic mobile company was acquired by Microsoft in 2014 and eventually the name was taken off from its Lumia smartphone lineup in favour of Microsoft.
Along the way, the parent Nokia company had tried to re-enter the device business by introducing the Nokia N1 tablet. There were rumours that Nokia would eventually introduce a smartphone but that didn’t happen.
If it wasn’t clear before it will be now as popular messaging application WhatsApp is stopping support for several older operating systems, including one that had its latest phone launch in Malaysia less than a year ago.
|Android, BlackBerry, Blackberry OS, Industry in General, iOS, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Mobile OS, Nokia, Symbian OS, Windows Phone|
|Android, blackberry, BlackBerry 10, Facebook, iOS, Mobile OS, nokia, smartphone, Symbian S40, Symbian S60, Whatsapp, WhatsApp stops support, Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, windows phone, Windows Phone 7.1|
In a recent report by the IDC, it showed that in the recent quarter, about 400 million smartphones were sold and if you compare that to Microsoft’s earnings report, only 4.5 million of them were Lumia devices. That’s 1.1% of the market share. To contrast, Samsung moved around 85 million devices in that same quarter.
We feel really sorry for users on the Windows platform. First you guys have to put up with apps – even mainstream ones – that aren’t updated since God knows when then you have that small ecosystem of the Windows Store. Now on top of all that, it seems like that Windows 10 Mobile release for older phones isn’t coming this month.
|Industry in General, Microsoft, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Mobile OS, Windows 10, Windows Phone|
|Lumia, Lumia OTA, Lumia software update, Lumia update, Lumia Windows 10, Lumia Windows 10 Mobile, microsoft, Mobile OS, nokia, Nokia Lumia, Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Mobile OTA, Windows 10 Mobile software update, Windows 10 Mobile update, Windows 10 software update|
Pick up your phone, yes that one. The one that’s never more than an arm’s reach from you at all times. The one that has probably been in the bathroom with you more times than the toilet roll has. Yes, that one.
Of course, if you’re already reading this on your smartphone then I do apologise for being an idiot by choosing this intro, but I digress.
How does your smartphone feel? And no, I don’t mean this in a metaphorical out-of-body-experience sense, I mean this in a literal sense. We spend every waking moment (some sleeping) of our lives holding onto a little brick that probably weighs no more than a really heavy spoon at a posh restaurant, but most of us put little to no thought into how a device feels in the hand when deciding on a purchase. It’s all about specs and that’s rather unfortunate.
|Android, Apple, BlackBerry, Blackberry OS, Cool stuff, HTC, Industry in General, iOS, iPhone, MeeGo, Mobile Devices, Mobile OS, Nokia, OnePlus, Others|
|Android, apple, Apple iPhone, Apple iPhone 4, Best feeling smartphone, blackberry, BlackBerry Torch, HTC, HTC Desire, HTC One, HTC One M7, iOS, Motorola, Motorola L6, nokia, Nokia 3310, nokia n9, OnePlus, OnePlus One, smart phone, smartphone, smartphone build, Sony, Sony Xperia U, Xperia U|