Category Archives: Nokia

Nokia 6 To Be Released Globally

By | February 27, 2017

The rise of the phoenix that is Nokia continues as the company made some key announcements at Mobile World Congress.  First, they announced that the new Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are soon to be available for the low and mid-range market.  The bigger news however is that their flagship device, the Nokia 6, is going to be… Read More »

Nokia 6 Launches in China Running Android Nougat

By | January 9, 2017

Nokia fans, it is official.  The company, at least in name, is back and has a brand new smartphone.  The Nokia 6 was launched with little fanfare late last week as CES 2017 wrapped up, pulling the covers back on the China exclusive phone.  HMD Global, the owners of the Nokia brand, had indicated they would be launched… Read More »

Nokia is Dead! Long Live Nokia!

By | December 1, 2016

The rise, fall, death and now resurrection of Nokia is nearing completion.  Finland based HMD announced today that they have secured the licensing rights to the Nokia brand for the next 10 years and that a new, Android powered smartphone will be hitting the marking in the first half of 2017.  It marks a pretty staggering comeback, if… Read More »

HERE Maps for Windows Phone Updated

By | February 11, 2015

Nokia has pushed out a significant map update to their HERE maps app for both Android and Windows Phone.  The update does not effect the app already installed on your Windows Phone but instead is a map update which you do from within the app itself.  According to the Nokia HERE maps blog, the update is a global… Read More »

Microsoft Updates The Nokia Software Recovery Tool

By | February 5, 2015

Microsoft has released an update to the Nokia Software Recovery Tool with support for newer Lumia devices.  The update, version 5.0.5 for those keeping score at home, fundamentally works the same way as it always has although there are a few minor layout changes.  If you are not familiar with this tool, it is a download that allows… Read More »

Microsoft Launches The Nokia 215 Feature Phone

By | January 5, 2015

Today Microsoft announced a new feature phone, the Nokia 215.  This Internet ready phone is a new design and aimed at connecting more people than ever before with the price of the device starting at only $29.00.  For what the Nokia 215 offers, it is pretty impressive but I have to ask:  At that price, why not get… Read More »

HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps Apps Updated To Add Support

By | December 9, 2014

Nokia has updated their HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps apps for Windows Phone today to allow users to create a new account for map and favorite synchronization.  The update for both apps is available now in the Windows Phone store. With this update, users will be able to create a HERE account on where you can… Read More »

Microsoft Renames Nokia Collection in Windows Phone Store App

By | November 17, 2014

One of the last remaining Nokia branded elements of Windows Phone is quickly disappearing.  The Nokia Collection in the Windows Phone store is being renamed to the Lumia Collection and the rollout of this update is already happening for many Lumia users.  It all-but eliminates the Nokia name from Windows Phone as Microsoft pushes forth with the Lumia… Read More »

Saying Goodbye to Nokia Lumia and Hello to Microsoft Lumia

By | October 21, 2014

Windows Phone fans have been watching over the course of the last few months the slow demise of the Nokia name.  Nobody should be surprised by this given that Nokia is now simply a division of Microsoft but still, there is a bit of nostalgia in the name given many, many of us owned a Nokia branded phone… Read More »

Microsoft Beings Lumia Apps Rebranding

By | September 9, 2014

Over the course of the past several months, Microsoft has been slowly and quietly renaming the Nokia apps to the Lumia Apps.  This has all ben a part of the absorbing of Nokia as a company into Microsoft.  Last week during the Lumia 830 announcement at IFA, this became even clearer as every app mentioned by name was… Read More »