If you picked up a Nokia X and are waiting for another Android-based Nokia handset to arrive, it’s time to close up shop and head home. Microsoft has just laid off 18,000 people, and axed your Nokia Android hopes in one fell swoop.
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the richest man on earth explains that Microsoft would have been willing to purchase WhatsApp. Quoting the interview from Rolling Stone. If there’s a deal that symbolizes where Silicon Valley is today, it’s Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. What does that say about the economics of Silicon […]
SkyDrive has walked out the door leaving its reins to a newbie called Microsoft OneDrive, this is now live and fully accessible and the new branding is here to stay and offer pleasure and new functionality. The newly born Microsoft OneDrive retires the old SkyDrive, but this is brilliant news because if offers so much […]
Since the tech world first heard that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was retiring there has been no end of speculation as to who would replace him. The decision has finally been made and the new Microsoft CEO is Satya Nadella, who has already been described as a safe choice. Nadella as CEO becomes effective immediately […]
It has been a while now since Finnish smartphone manufacturer turned to the Windows Phone platform to turn around its sliding fortunes. Things have been improving but now Microsoft’s takeover of Nokia has been given the green light by shareholders of the company. We heard back in September about Microsoft’s proposed $7.2 billion buyout of […]
Concept phones show us the possibilities of what could come in the future; Nokia was purchased by Microsoft and we believe it makes sense to release a brand new Microsoft Lumia smartphone soon. At the end of last month we showed our readers the Microsoft Lumia 4.3 concept, which funnily enough had a 4.3-inch display, […]
We have seen an explosion in the release of often free but addictive word games recently for the various smartphone platforms, and now today we have news of the Wordament puzzle Android app with Xbox Live rewards. The game has already been available for Windows Phone and iOS users for a while now, but now […]
Seeing as Microsoft bought Nokia we need to see something very special in the smartphone industry that brings concepts to reality. Microsoft surely has the power to produce and release the Nokia Aeon or the Morph. Back in October 2006 we shared some news on the awesome looking Nokia Aeon, and this was one of […]