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
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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.

Microsoft culls Nokia photography apps
Published in Mobiles


Lumia apps are just not worth it

To please its glorious Microsoft overlord, the former rubber boot maker Nokia released a string of photography apps which were designed to work on Redmond's nearly invisible mobile phones. Now Microsoft is pulling most of them.

Nokia Tablet N1 not shipping to the UK
Published in Mobiles


Nasty roast beef eaters

The former rubber boot maker Nokia has spelt out in clear turns that it is not going to bring out its N1 tablet in the UK.

Nokia gearing up for a comeback
Published in Mobiles


A bit like Frank Sinatra without the horse's head

The former rubber boot maker, turned mobile phone maker, turned network expert, Nokia is planning another comeback.