A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Finish mobile company was working on a ground-breaking game-changing world-shaking new smartphone operating system based on Linux rising from the ashes of Intel's Moblin and its own Maemo projects.
Microsoft's going on the offensive against Samsung's best-selling Galaxy S III in a new ad focusing on Windows Phone cameras, like the one in Nokia's Lumia 920.
China is a top strategic market for Apple. But Samsung claimed the country's smartphone title in 2012 for the first time, according to new data released over the weekend.
According to FixYa, Apple smartphones are the best-performing devices on the market: three times more reliable than Samsung smartphones, and a staggering 25 times more reliable than Motorola phones.
But in spite of its strong showing, it's not all sweetness and light for Cupertino. Apple's share is not growing -- anymore -- so much as Nokia's is falling.
Both grew spectacularly, with Samsung up 28.9 percent, and Apple up 13.6 percent, while HP and Dell dropped 12.7 and 13.4 percent, respectively.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here's our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
If you can't sell phones, you must sell something else. For Nokia, that something else turns out to be its home office building in Espoo, Finland.
"Hi, I'm Ben, and today I'm showing people why Windows Phone is a better match for them than iPhone and Android."
Editor's Pick The latest IDC numbers are out, and Android is by far the undisputed heavyweight champion of the smartphone world. If Android was Mike Tyson, iOS would be Peewee Herman, and everything else is dust on the floor.
Little cluetrain message, Nokia, for free: save the dough, just commit to doing the right thing next time. A second free piece of advice? Don't make the confession worse than the original sin.
Nokia ran a poll on its blog that suggests almost half of consumers prefer full hard QWERTY keyboards to any other input method, including virtual keyboards on a touchscreen.
ComScore just released its June 2012 U.S. mobile report, and the results were mostly predictable.
The unholy trinity of Google, Samsung, and Apple captured 50 percent of the mobile phone market, and 84 percent of all smartphones run either Android …
There’s a war brewing. Apple and Samsung are selling half of all smartphones and the two technology giants will increasingly fight for the remaining turf, IDC researchers said Friday. Overall, the smartphone market grew just 42.1 percent in the second …
Remember Meego? It was the open-source phone project from Intel and Nokia that was going to displace Apple’s iPhone. And it’s not dead yet.
Despite Nokia’s defection to Windows 7 and Intel’s difficulties finding new partners for the open-source project, …
Not dumbing down the information network experience for the hundreds of millions of people still carrying around feature phones, Twitter has today released a native mobile app, consistent with its iPhone and Android offerings, for all Nokia Series 40 devices.…
Nokia has at least one thing in common with a classic automobile that needs lots of work done: Breaking it down and selling off its parts is more valuable than leaving it intact.
The Finish-based company would be worth 52 …
AT&T, the major U.S. phone operator, will launch a Nokia Symbian phone with a Qualcomm chip in the U.S. market, an industry source close to Nokia has told VentureBeat. It’s just the latest in a wide front of attack the …
The world’s largest phone maker, Nokia, will be announcing its earnings Thursday, a few hours before our mobile industry conference MobileBeat2009 kicks off.
On hand at the conference will be Nokia executive Tero Ojanpera, who I’ll be speaking with …