OK so enough is enough. I have been waiting to hear exactly how many Nokia Lumia phones were sold in the United States of America since the rollout. I have heard lots of positive noise about how well the Lumia is selling and the latest number being floated is 1 million for Q1 2012. Nokia‘s (NOK) [...]
AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless are cozying up to Microsoft Corp. and Nokia facing concerns that Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have too tight a grip on the market for smartphone software. Both carriers praised Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, which runs the new Nokia Lumia phone when they reported quarterly results this month. It seems like [...]
You can actually get grey hair prematurely when you try and cover Microsoft strategy. It's a roller coaster of ups and down (like the Mitt Romney campaign) and every time you think there's good news, they provide a counterweight to depress you. This week, I have to speak to the Windows Phone 8 upgrade debacle. [...]
As Onuora talked about just a few days earlier, it seems that Windows Phone 8 is not going to have an upgrade path for current Windows Phone 7 users. I'm not going to rehash this too much because he already wrote a really good piece about it. What I want to talk about is what [...]
A new interview on the Verge today by Vlad Savov at MWC. The CEO discusses Nokia's strategic alliance with Microsoft, The Lumia phones, Microsoft advertising and more. The video is below...
Holy cow! I read this and almost fell off my chair. According to Google’s Senior Vice President of Mobile, Andy Rubin, Android device activations are now at 850,000 per day. Almost 1 million phones a day coming online with the Android OS. That is an IMPRESSIVE number and will be hard to beat with the type of momentum [...]
Skype for Windows Phone Beta has been released. The full version will be available in April, but reports so far indicate that the beta seems quite stable. The Beta requires Windows Phone 7.5 and has been tested and certified on the following devices. Nokia Lumia 710 Nokia Lumia 800 HTC Titan HTC Radar Samsung Focus S Samsung [...]
So the good folks at the Verge just alerted everyone to the fact that you can pick up a Nokia Lumia 800 phone at select Microsoft Stores in the US. What caught my eye was the price - $899! The unsubsidized handset — along with the Nokia Play 360 speaker, Purity HD headset, and a [...]