Category: Nokia


Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia is now complete

Microsoft has completed its acquisition of Nokia’s Device’s & Services Division after the company announced the deal last September. It’s been a long, often tumultuous road for the two companies after announcing a collaborative deal for the mobile market in February, 2011. Since then, Nokia has made available a number of patents to Microsoft, and



Microsoft’s acquisition of (most of) Nokia is set to close on April 25th

Nokia Oyj, the company’s public name, will soon be Microsoft Mobile Oy. Microsoft’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services division, including its manufacturing, design and engineering facilities, will close this Friday, April 25th. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s General Counsel, wrote in a blog post today,“the completion of this acquisition follows several months of planning and



Nokia announces the Lumia 930, 630 and 635 running Windows Phone 8.1

As expected, Nokia announced a few new Lumia devices today, as part of the Windows Phone 8.1 launch. Up first is the 5-inch Lumia 930, a true successor to the Lumia 920 and the first flagship device from Nokia running WP8.1. Like the Verizon-exclusive Lumia Icon, the 930 sports a 1080p display, a 2.2Ghz quad-core



Nokia announces April 2nd “More Lumia” event

Nokia has scheduled an event in San Francisco on April 2nd to showcase “More Lumia,” furthering speculation that the company will launch new Windows Phone-based devices based on WP 8.1, which Microsoft is expected to unveil the same day. We’ve seen leaks of a so-called Lumia 1320 mid-range device, but the company is also expected



Nokia unveils the Android-powered Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL

Nokia’s entry into the Android space was known for months, but this was only rumoured to be one device. At Mobile World Congress today, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop (fellow Canadian), surprised the masses and showcased three Nokia Android-powered devices: Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL.


Nokia Lumia 625 now available at Rogers and Fido

The Nokia Lumia 625 is not new to Canada as TELUS launched this last October for $300 (it’s now priced $200). Now, 3-months later, both Rogers and Fido have made this Windows Phone 8 powered device available on their lineup. The Nokia Lumia 625 is priced at Rogers and Fido for $0 with 2-year or