Say what you want about the Nokia X line of devices, but it’s a big step for Nokia to start making Android hardware, even if Android is hidden under skins, proprietary app stores and general Nokia-fication. The Nokia X family is a line of low-end devices at very low prices for the budget market. Unfortunately, ... Read More »
The mythical Nokia Android phone is something that many mobile enthusiasts have been dreaming about ever since Nokia adopted Windows Phone back in 2011. There’s a mountain of rumors, speculation and fan-made renders that’ve surfaced over the years that are dedicated to imagining just what ... Read More »
All hope may not be lost. A significant amount of information on the Android-powered Nokia X has leaked out that suggests that it’s a very low-end device with a dual-core processor, half a gig of RAM and a petty WVGA display. Our hopes of a high-end, Lumia-like Android device have been dashed. However, a new ... Read More »
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We thought the Nokia Normandy was a remnant of the past. A device built before the Microsoft takeover, we assumed it was cancelled and locked in a dark warehouse. We thought the Android-powered device would never see the light of day. But if this newest rumor ends up being true, we were very wrong. The ... Read More »
After victories and defeats on both sides, HTC and Nokia have agreed on a cross-licensing patent settlement. The agreement between the two companies overrides any current and pending litigation, allowing Nokia and HTC’s lawyers to take a much-needed vacation. While the agreement will allow HTC to have access to Nokia’s broad patent portfolio, HTC will ... Read More »
The whispers of an Android-powered Nokia device have been a constant throughout the last few years, dying out only when the company was purchased by Microsoft. However, it’s all coming back as more and more information about a prototype Android device by Nokia has been leaking out. Called the Read More »
So far, 2014 has been going quite well for HTC. After posting profitable Q4 numbers a little over a week ago, HTC can now celebrate the fact that Judge Dr. Matthias Zigann from the 7th Civil Chamber of the Munich I Regional Court has dismissed Nokia’s patent suit against HTC.
Ever since we got our first peek at the Nokia Normandy in a leaked render back in early December, the device has shown its face again and again in a stream of leaks that each offered up a ... Read More »
We’ve been hearing rumors of an Android-powered Nokia device for quite a while. The Normandy would have been a Lumia-esque device with Android instead of Windows Phone, which would be a dream come true for many fans of Nokia. But after Microsoft purchased the company, the release of this device is very unlikely.
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Things are definitely not looking good for HTC. I know we say that a lot, but things are pretty bad right now. Due to a legal dispute with Nokia, all sales of Android-based HTC devices are banned in Germany. All this is over a patent that covers file sharing over Bluetooth via NFC, better known ... Read More »