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Microsoft axes Nokia X Android phones

The Nokia X created a lot of waves when it was first released - people wondered why Nokia would release an Android smartphone just before its handset division was acquired by Microsoft, and what the imminent acquisition would mean for the future of the phone. But these questions have been answered, and not in the

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Nokia releases three Android smartphones at World Mobile Congress

Nokia has unveiled three new Android smartphones at the World Mobile Congress event in Barcelona, marking the first time in year that the firm has used an operating system other than Windows Phone. The Android smartphones are especially surprising in light of Microsoft's imminent acquisition of Nokia's mobile device and services business, which is set

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Is Nokia going to launch an Android-powered smartphone?

Ailing former mobile phone giant Nokia may be about to make further strides into the smartphone market, with rumours surfacing that it is to release an Android-powered smartphone. Twitter user @evleaks, a successful serial tipster, named the new device 'Nokia X', with Nokia's secretive operation to develop the device codenamed 'Normandy'. This will mark the

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Console kings battle it out for Christmas supremacy

  It's no secret that Microsoft and Sony are keen to conquer the gaming market, and sales in the run-up to Christmas will be closely analysed by both companies and the wider industry to see who wins this battle. November 22nd saw the UK launch of the Xbox One, and within 18 days Microsoft had

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Apple is Forbes’ most powerful brand

Apple is the most powerful brand on Earth, Forbes has revealed in its list of the World's Most Valuable Brands. The company's brand value of $104.3 billion vastly outstripped second-place winner Microsoft, which has almost half Apple's value at $56.7 billion. Coca Cola, worth $54.9 billion, came in third place. However, fellow smartphone developer Samsung's

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PS4 Will Not Have MP3 Or DLNA Capabilities At Launch

Sony has revealed that the PS4 will not feature MP3 playback and will not be able to support Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) streaming at its UK launch on November 29th, although the company is "exploring possibilities" for these to be integrated in the future. Conversely, Microsoft confirmed to the Penny Arcade Report that the

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Microsoft unveils Office Mobile iPhone app

For years, technophiles have been praying that Microsoft would develop a way to run the much-admired Microsoft Office suite on iPhones, and on Friday June 14th, the company finally answered their prayers with the release of 'Office Mobile for Office 365 Subscribers'. This means anyone subscribed to the Office 365 service will be able to

By | July 26th, 2013|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Microsoft unveils Office Mobile iPhone app

Microsoft Confident in New Halo Game

-Microsoft is betting that the popularity of their game Halo is enough to help boost the sales of their mobile devices, pads, and computers. By offering an affordable and exclusive version of the Halo franchise, Microsoft is betting on gamers taking up the devices that run Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The game called

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Shift Currently Taking Place in PC Market

-PC market beware. The Gartner research group has now made public some statistics which should make all PC makers take notice. By the year 2015, tablets will outsell laptops and desktops combined. The latest estimation from Gartner means one thing – Microsoft better step up innovation within the smartphone and mobile tablet markets or face

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Microsoft Awarded Patents on Surface Device

-The tablet has infiltrated our public life like nothing else in the past five years. These small, powerful, electronic devices have become so popular it is difficult to leave the house without seeing one floating beneath someone within hand’s reach of it anywhere you look. Whether you are sitting in the local coffee shoppe or

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