Nokia Closes U.S. Online Store
Nokia has recently closed the online storefronts for both the U.S. and U.K. markets. The portals had been available for users to purchase unlocked Nokia phones and accessories at full retail prices. The company indicated that the prevalence of other discount retail sites made its own online stores unnecessary. Nokia recently shuttered its online stores in a handful of other European markets, as well. Users who attempt to visit the U.S. Nokia online store are redirected to Amazon.com.
Nokia Brings Back the 3310
Nokia today introduced a new version of the old Nokia 3310 phone. It includes a color screen, Snake, and the original Nokia ringtone.
Sony to Shutter Online Store August 28
Sony is telling visitors to its online web store that the site will cease taking orders and shut down on August 28. Sony's web store is one of just a handful of places to purchase its Xperia-branded smartphones in the U.S.
Verizon to Sell BlackBerry Priv Starting Today
Verizon Wireless is now offering the BlackBerry Priv to customers. The device is available for purchase online beginning today, and will reach retail stores March 11.
Lumia 735 Appears In Verizon Retail Stores
The Microsoft Lumia 735 is now available for sale in Verizon Wireless's retail stores. It was previously only available online.