Archive for January 24th, 2013

Nokia’s Turn To Pay Microsoft; Licencing Fees Now Greater Than $250 Million Quarterly Donation

Nokia’s Turn To Pay Microsoft; Licencing Fees Now Greater Than $250 Million Quarterly Donation

| January 24, 2013 | 211 Replies

One of the bright sides of Nokia joining the Windows Phone entourage was the fact that Microsoft agreed to shell over a quarter of a billion dollars per quarter. This effectively had given Nokia an edge over all other WP OEMs seeing how for the past year they were operating at an almost no cost expense […]

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Symbian Era Officially Over, Nokia Announces 808 Was The Last Symbian Device

Symbian Era Officially Over, Nokia Announces 808 Was The Last Symbian Device

| January 24, 2013 | 169 Replies

Along with Nokia’s quarterly earning today they also slipped in a little nugget of information; something all of us knew, but most were secretly hoping wasn’t so. In the sales report they confirmed that the 808 Pureview was and shall remain the last Symbian device from Nokia. Perhaps a fitting end for Symbian though, the […]

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Nokia Will Not Pay Dividend to Investors For the First Time in 143 Years

Nokia Will Not Pay Dividend to Investors For the First Time in 143 Years

| January 24, 2013 | 35 Replies

Earlier today Nokia published their Quarterly earnings for Q4 2012; announcing that they’re back in black with $585 Million dollars in profit. Q42012 is the first time in almost 2 years (7 Quarters exactly) that Nokia has netted a profit; Nokia’s choice to not pay dividend to investors is a strategy to assure people they know they still have […]

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Video: Nokia Drive+ on HTC8X

Video: Nokia Drive+ on HTC8X

| January 24, 2013 | 8 Replies

Yesterday Nokia released Nokia Drive+ Beta to all WP8 devices in the US/UK/Canada.This was of course part of a move by Nokia to expand their location based services Read the full interview with the mapping team here: http://mynokiablog.com/2012/11/14/exclusive-qa-with-nokias-mapping-team-on-here-iosandroid-apps-city-lens-wp8-and-much-much-more/ Back on topic the app for the 8X and all other Windows Phones is exactly identical as the Nokia version: […]

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Nokia Q4 2012 Results: $585 Million Profit

Nokia Q4 2012 Results: $585 Million Profit

| January 24, 2013 | 246 Replies

Bit of a nice headline at TheVerge. After several quarters of losses, Nokia seems to have recorded a profit of $585 Million ($10.83 Billion Revenue). Good (small) steps in the right direction no? As noted by the Verge, that’s significantly better than the 700M+ loss last quarter or the 1.2B loss last year (as part […]

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Jessica Alba taking photos at Dior’s Show, Paris with White Nokia Lumia 920

Jessica Alba taking photos at Dior’s Show, Paris with White Nokia Lumia 920

| January 24, 2013 | 13 Replies

Jessica Alba can be seen above sitting next to Sigourney Weaver taking pictures on her Ivory White Nokia Lumia 920 at ‘Dior’s Show’ in Paris. Even though the catwalk is the focus of the show, the focus of this camera man is Jessica and that wonderfully positioned 920.   Source: WMPU  

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Video: Official WP7.8 Update on Nokia Lumia 900 (AT&T)

Video: Official WP7.8 Update on Nokia Lumia 900 (AT&T)

| January 24, 2013 | 4 Replies

This is an almost 5 minutes hands on of the Nokia Lumia 900 with the official WP7.8 update from AT&T. No surprises, you get the new tile set up, which I find a lot more functional than the old one. That’s what a lot of other users have mentioned too – it might not seem […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 stars in hit show “Arrow”

Nokia Lumia 920 stars in hit show “Arrow”

| January 24, 2013 | 10 Replies

  Cheers Munir for the tip! I’ve not heard of the show, “Arrow” but it has a pretty high rating on IMDB. (I might start watching it). Anyway, the above screenshot was taken by Munir, who says it’s from Season 1 episode 11. You can see the new Nokia Lumia 920 with a very different incoming […]

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