The first set of results since selling its devices and services business to Microsoft show new CEO Rajeev Suri is keeping things on a very even keel.
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There are a number of rumored Lumia handsets in the Microsoft pipeline. But it's not until this fall that the next major 'hero' phone, possibly with 3D gesture support, is expected.
The smartphone maker posted its first quarterly operating loss, at NT$2.97 billion (US$101 million), amid intensifying competition and rising costs. Meanwhile, Microsoft is reportedly courting it to carry more Windows-based handsets.
Some Lumia handset owners in the Netherlands have reported that they have been able to update their handsets to the new Windows Phone 7.8 build of the Microsoft platform ahead of its expected release early next year.
The over-the-air fix will be sent out sometime in December, Microsoft has said. However, it has not explained what the bug actually is.
Here's when and how Microsoft and partners will make Windows Phone 8 handsets available.
Nokia's newest handsets do a good job of introducing the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, as well as adding the company's own core strengths to the devices - which should put Android and other Windows Phone 8 makers to the test.
Yes, the only Windows Phone 8 feature that Microsoft has promised users of existing Windows Phone handsets is the new Start screen, with three sizes of tile you can arrange in a more creative layout. But that's not the only new features existing Windows Phone users are going to get.
Microsoft has rejected an offer from Motorola to settle the patent battle between the two companies.The sprawling conflict has seen Motorola win an as-yet unenforced ban in Germany on Windows 7 and the Xbox 360, and Microsoft win a US import ban on some Motorola Android handsets.
Microsoft has revealed that Windows Phone 8 will have a 'common core' with the desktop OS, plus NFC and multicore support – but it won't run on current Windows Phone 7 handsets
Microsoft India's chairman was critical of the experience quality offered by Indian OEMs.
Calculations that Nokia has sold a million Lumia handsets made by averaging up all the analyst projects Bloomberg can find says less about actual sales figures (800,000 to 2 million is a large number but also a large margin of error) than it does about confidence in what Nokia and Microsoft have pulled off. They've taken two failing phone platforms with two unhappy developer ecosystems and taken - between them - a good few years of false starts and restarts to produce an overnight hit in a year.
U.S. International Trade Commission judge finds mobile maker guilty of infringing Microsoft patent in making its Android-powered handsets, but rejects six other patent violation claims, according to report.
Anyone suffering Droidrage?
Nokia has unveiled its first phones running Windows Phone from Microsoft. The handsets look very competitive, but aren't coming to the U. S. this year.
Mango, the next version of Windows Phone 7, will support Skype video calling, attendants at a Microsoft Tech Ed session have heard.In addition, handsets with the Microsoft mobile OS update will have forward-facing cameras, according to a post on Twitter by technology consultant Paul Spain.
Microsoft unveiled new Mango handsets and promised more progress for Windows Phone 7 at WPC this week, as it shrugged off lacklustre enthusiasm among device buyers
Microsoft has stopped identifying specific Windows Phone handsets when it collects location data from them, and will soon stop any unique device identifiers at all being sent to its location services, the company said on Monday.In a blog post, Windows Phone chief Andy Lees said the data Microsoft collected from the smartphones was for identifying local "landmarks" — nearby Wi-Fi access points and cellular base stations — that in turn make it easier to ascertain Windows Phones' locations.
It's staggering that a company that manages to push monthly updates to hundreds of millions of PCs representing a bewildering array of hardware configurations has so much trouble pushing out updates to a handful of different handsets based on a supposedly well-reigned in spec. Once again Microsoft is having problems with Windows Phone 7 'NoDo' update.
It seems that Microsoft is getting ready to release the third update for Windows Phone 7 handsets - this one being a security update to fix the vulnerability caused by the compromised Comodo security certificates.
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