Nokia takes smartphone business back from Microsoft
Published in Mobiles


Thanks for the restructuring


Nokia has taken back its mobile phone and tablet brand from Microsoft and getting back into the market globally.

Nokia’s OZO now enables live spherical VR broadcasting
Published in News


2K x 2K resolution (2048x1080p) with 360x360 surround sound

Back in November, Nokia released an interesting product for virtual reality professionals that signifies the first time a company has taken VR filming and recording seriously. The company’s eight-camera, 360-degree OZO is effectively the merger of industry-grade film production quality, an Imperial Star Wars probe, and a decently sized chunk of cash.

Nokia decimates staff after Alcatel-Lucent deal
Published in News


So the networking company did not get off lightly after all

Networking outfit Nokia says it's cutting thousands of jobs worldwide as part of a $1 billion cost-saving plan after its recent acquisition of networking rival Alcatel-Lucent.

SK Telekom demos 20Gbit per second 5G
Published in Mobiles


700 meters from the base station

Mobile World Congress was dominated by 5G – the next generation network that will replace the omni-present 4G / LTE network. Now South Korea's SK Telekom has showcased a demo of a base station and download speeds nearly 20 Gbit per second.

MediaTek and Nokia show off new IoT networking
Published in Wearables


Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service

MediaTek and Nokia have used MWC 2016 to show off their "Extended Coverage Enhanced General Packet Radio Service" (EC-EGPRS).

Microsoft culling phone division
Published in Mobiles


Not much hope

Software giant Microsoft is telling dozens of employees in its phone division that they are surplus to requirements and should expect to clean out their desks fairly soon.

Ballmer agrees with most of Microsoft’s cunning plans
Published in News


So it is almost certainly doomed


The shy and retiring Micrososft CEO Steve “sounds of silence” Ballmer has quietly put forward his modest opinion that Microsoft's hardware—Surface, HoloLens, and Xbox—is "absolutely essential" to its future.

Details of last Lumia leaked
Published in Mobiles


Lumia 650 will be out in Feburary

It looks like Microsoft’s Lumia 650 will be in the shops in February with a rather low key launch which befits a brand set to be replaced by the Surface.

ARM and Nokia want TCP/IP rewrite
Published in News


Needs to be faster

Nokia and ARM want to spruce up the TCP/IP stack to make it better suited to networks that need to operate at high speed and/or low latency.

Jolla not so Jolly
Published in Mobiles
25 November 2015

Jolla not so Jolly


Trouble ahead


Jolla, which was supposed to rise from the ashes of an overcooked and badly carved Nokia, is in financial trouble.