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BlackBerry is suing Nokia over 11 patents

BlackBerry might not be making smartphones anymore but the company still has some life left in it. Outside of licensing deals and software, it looks like BlackBerry also wants to try and make some cash from its patents as today BlackBerry filed a lengthy 96-page complaint (via ars technica)against Nokia, accusing the …

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HMD Global debuts £20 Nokia 150, with 2.4 inch screen

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HMD Global, a firm made up of a number of long-time Nokia employees which recently bought the Nokia brand from Microsoft, has announced its first phone. The Nokia 150 will cost just £20 before tax and will feature a 2.4 inch screen, FM radio, Bluetooth 3.0, a basic camera and …

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Nokia set to make Android smartphone return in 2017

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A number of ex-Nokia employees have banded together and licensed the brand name from Microsoft. Not only that, but they’ve secured a manufacturing partnership too and plan to resurrect Nokia smartphones in 2017 – building a brand new Android device around it. The new firm is called HMD Global and …

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Nokia will return in 2017 with new Android smartphones

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Nokia is finally set to make its return to the smartphone market in an attempt to reclaim its glory days. However, this time around, the focus will be placed on Android, rather than Windows Phone, with plans to release several smartphones over the course of 2017, with the first batch …

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Nokia and Samsung agree to expand patent sharing deal

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We are pretty used to smartphone makers battling it out in court with endless lawsuits over patents these days, so it is always refreshing to hear about two large companies cooperating instead. This week, Samsung and Nokia agreed to expand their patent sharing deal, giving each other access to a library …

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Microsoft is now selling the Nokia brand to Foxconn

Microsoft initially bought out Nokia’s mobile phone division a couple of years back to bolster its own smartphone efforts. However, Windows Phone still hasn’t seen a ton of growth and now the company is changing directions again by selling the rights to the Nokia brand name and transferring around 4,500 …

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First images of Microsoft’s Lumia 950 XL leak

Windows 10 for smartphones is coming later this year and we already have a list of ten devices that will get the new OS update at launch. However, Microsoft also has a new device planned to launch alongside its new software- the Lumia 950 XL. The new Lumia is going …

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Nokia sells HERE map service to German car makers

Although far from the mobile powerhouse it once was, Nokia still has a name and some services that are worth an impressive sum. Now it’s down one, after selling its HERE mapping service to a consortium of German car manufacturers for 2.8 billion euros (£2 billion). Together BMW, Audi and …

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Nokia unveils Ozo: Virtual reality camera for content creators

Nokia Corp. on Wednesday introduced its first virtual reality project, which is not a headset. Instead of targeting consumers with its VR hardware, Nokia targets content creators with its Ozo, a special camera with eight sensors developed specifically to create virtual reality movies. The Nokia Ozo is a spherical device …

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Leak points towards specs of Lumia 950

It is pretty well known at this point that Microsoft is in the midst of preparing a new flagship Lumia smartphone to launch alongside Windows 10 for smartphones. While we don’t have an exact release date for Microsoft’s latest OS for phones, we do have a good idea of what …

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Former Nokia CEO is leaving Microsoft

Last year, Microsoft officially acquired Nokia, the company’s mobile division swiftly merged with Microsoft and quite a few key employees stayed on. However, now around a year later, Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop, is leaving Microsoft, alongside a few other key members of the Nokia mobile team as Microsoft re-organizes its …

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Nokia denies that it is returning to smartphone market

Last week, rumors began circulating suggesting that Nokia would be making a return to the smartphone market soon. However, despite a supposed confirmation from an executive, it doesn’t look like this is happening anymore as Nokia has discredited those rumors. In a short message posted on the official Nokia website, …

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Nokia may return to smartphone market

Nokia Corp. is plotting its return to the market of smartphones and tablets, a media report suggests. This time, however, the company will not manufacture its handsets itself, but will develop devices that will be made and distributed by other companies. In accordance with its agreement with Microsoft, Nokia does …

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Microsoft and Samsung settle patent dispute

Microsoft and Samsung have settled their patent dispute over royalty payments, which became an issue once Microsoft bought Nokia. Samsung had previously declined to pay Microsoft a patent fee and share sensitive commercial smartphone information after the company bought Nokia. The firm argued that the acquisition of Nokia would invalidate a …

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