Nokia Intros 'IdeasProject'
Nokia today announced a new concept called IdeasProject. The goal of IdeasProject is to take community-based ideas and discussion and turn them into good applications for mobile phones. IdeasProject will be hosted online on a community-type web site, where Nokia hopes developers and enthusiasts alike will discuss ideas for applications, refine them, and eventually build them. To kick things off, Nokia has issued an app challenge asking for the best concept around the idea of "apps that change the world." Nokia will select from the best ideas and develop a free application.
Microsoft Makes Branding Change Official
Microsoft today indicated its branding transition from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia is progressing as planned. Microsoft has slowly been rebranding apps, services, and web sites from Nokia to Microsoft.
Nokia Updates HERE Maps for Android and Windows
Nokia today announced sweeping updates to its HERE Maps application for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. The chief goal of this update was to improve the accuracy of maps worldwide with new/changed roads.
TCL to Revive Palm with Help from the Tech Community
TCL Communications, the parent company of Alcatel OneTouch, today confirmed to Phone Scoop that it has acquired the Palm brand and plans to revive the failed tech company. "We are interested in the brand because we believe the brand has value," said TCL CEO George Guo.
ZTE Wants You To Design Its Next Phone
ZTE USA today announced Project CSX, "a community-sourced mobile device" that will be designed with the help of consumers participating in the company's new Z-Community member-led forum. ZTE plans to solicit ideas and feedback form US consumers during 2016 and launch the Project CSX device in 2017.
this sounds great BUT
OUT OF TOUCH!!!
You are out of touch. You have no clue.