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April 17, 2012  2:59 PM

Nokia’s Lumia Sales: It’s All About Expectations

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Microsoft, Nokia, Windows Phone

An article on Brighthand today covers complaints from some Europe-based wireless service providers that sales of the new Nokia Lumia Windows Phones are low. Curiously, U.S. carriers are happy with their sales of Nokia's smartphones.

February 15, 2012  8:49 AM

Smartphones Keep Getting Bigger and Better

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Android OS, Apple, iOS, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung

It may be hard to believe this, but when the Apple iPhone debuted way back in 2007, many questioned whether a handset so big would find any buyers. Its 3.5-inch display was huge compared to devices like the super-tiny Motorola RAZR which was all the rage back then.

February 7, 2012  2:01 PM

Windows 8 Is Going to Boost Sales of Windows Phone Tremendously

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung, Windows Phone

Hopefully you saw the recent article on Brighthand detailing the features of Microsoft's Windows Phone 8. If this unconfirmed information turns out to be correct, then Microsoft is making huge strides toward adding the features users are looking for, such a support for removable microSD...

September 15, 2011  8:07 PM

First Nokia Windows Phone Still on Course for Q4 Release

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Microsoft, Nokia

Nokia has committed to releasing its first handset running Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system before the end of this year, but I can understand if some of you are wondering if the company will meet that deadline. Moving ponderously is one of Nokia's trademarks, and the search for a...

June 14, 2011  10:55 AM

Apple and Nokia Have Settled Their Patent Dispute: Big Whoop

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Apple, Nokia

I recently wrote a blog post entitled Apple Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement: Yawn in which I expressed my lack of interest in the patent disputes...

May 16, 2011  12:14 PM

There’s No Way Nokia Could Sell Its Phone Division to Microsoft

Posted by: Ed Hardy
Microsoft, Nokia

Eldar Murtazin, who has long been a reliable source for information on what's going on inside smartphone makers, posted something startling on his blog today:

Next week Nokia will start the negotiations about the sale of it’s phone unit to Microsoft.

I can...


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