Nokia Owned Withings Launches its Connected Health Devices in India

Nokia Owned Withings Launches its Connected Health Devices in India

Withings, a leading French health tech company, now owned by Nokia, today launched its range of connected health devices in India. The health oriented technology firm known for their innovative products recently won a number of accolades at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year. The consumer electronics company has tied up with local distributor Brandeyes Pvt. Ltd for selling […]

     
 
 

Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Microsoft had bought the iconic Nokia brand handset business a couple of years ago and now it seems that the ex-Finnish brand will exchange hands once again. This time however, Microsoft has agreed to offload its entry-level feature phone business to Foxconn Mobile and this deal is reckoned at $350 million. As part of the deal, Foxconn will also be […]

 
     
 
 

Nokia is Truly Back in Consumer Electronics Game: Buys Withings for $191 Million

Nokia is Truly Back in Consumer Electronics Game: Buys Withings for $191 Million

Nokia, a company that gave us our first dose of cellular experience along with the much famous Symbian Operating system is all set to mark its comeback in to the market. The company has now acquired Withings a French consumer electronics brand that boasts of fitness devices. The company would be further merged into Nokia’s advanced technologies division. Withings product line […]

     
 
 

“If only…”: Ten Trends Nokia Spotted and Failed to Cash in On

“If only…”: Ten Trends Nokia Spotted and Failed to Cash in On

“They had so much market share a few years ago. What went wrong?” The query came with a wry grin from the former Nokia (now Microsoft) Store in Delhi. It is a store from which I had bought my first three Nokia devices – the N70, the E61i and the N95 8 GB, in a period spanning 2006-2009. And as […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL will be Available from November 20

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL will be Available from November 20

Microsoft will start selling their latest flagship – the Lumia 950 and the 950 XL end of this month. The Lumia devices will be introduced in the US markets on November 20 and will be available exclusively on AT&T. However, Microsoft will also start selling the unlocked variant of the Lumia 950 XL on the same day. As we reported […]

     
 
 

Nokia Offloads HERE Maps to a Consortium of Audi, BMW & Mercedes

Nokia Offloads HERE Maps to a Consortium of Audi, BMW & Mercedes

Nokia has finally announced that it will be selling the Here Maps services to a consortium of Automakers for $3.07 billion. We were well aware of the fact that Nokia was trying to wash its hands from HERE maps and was evaluating proposals from companies like Microsoft, but the choice of final buyers might surprise some people. HERE maps will […]

     
 
 

Nokia Ozo Camera Makes VR Content by Capturing 360-degree Video and Spatial Audio

Nokia Ozo Camera Makes VR Content by Capturing 360-degree Video and Spatial Audio    

Last week we were discussing a rumor according to which Nokia was believed to unveil its first Virtual Reality project, said to be a VR headset at the time. And now this has become reality as Nokia has announced its entry into the virtual reality market, not with a headset though but with a 360-degree camera called Ozo. Nokia Technologies is expected to […]

     
 
 

Nokia Tipped to Unveil its First Major Virtual Reality Project, Rumored to be a VR Headset

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The virtual reality industry is steadily evolving and becoming of greater interest to consumers. Facebook itself has spotted this trend and spared no expense when it paid as much as $2 billion for virtual reality startup Oculus VR.   And since VR is such a hot topic, OnePlus is going to unveil its next-generation smartphone with an unusual VR launch (most […]

     
 
 

Nokia To Return to Smartphone Market in 2016, Reveals CEO Rajeev Suri

Nokia To Return to Smartphone Market in 2016, Reveals CEO Rajeev Suri

Nokia is prepping to return to the smartphone game. The Finnish technology company — the part of it that wasn’t sold to Microsoft in a multimillion dollar deal which completed last year, will be partnering with third parties and provide them with the design of the phone, which they will then manufacture and sell, CEO Rajeev Suri said today. Ever […]

     
 
 

Is Micromax Pulling a Samsung… on Samsung?

Is Micromax Pulling a Samsung… on Samsung?

Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it, George Santayana famously remarked. And well, we certainly got that feeling when we saw the battle between Samsung and Micromax in the Indian media today. It started off with some publications (including ours) carrying Canalys’ reports that Micromax had overtaken Samsung in the Indian smartphone market in the fourth quarter of […]