Nokia CEO Says First Windows Phones Due this Quarter
Nokia will debut its first smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango platform this quarter, said CEO Stephen Elop at a conference today. Reuters reports that Nokia is expected to debut its first such device at its own Nokia World conference, scheduled for the week of October 24. Further, Elop contends that there is room in the market for a third major smartphone ecosystem (after Google's Android and Apple's iOS) and he believes it will be Windows Phone. "Our belief is that there is a clear opportunity for an alternative ecosystem," he said. Earlier this year, Nokia abandoned its own Symbian and MeeGo smartphone platforms in favor of Microsoft's. The company has indicated more than once that it expects to bring its first WP7 device to market by the end of the year.
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Jun 5, 2017
Apple today debuts iOS 11, its next-generation mobile operating system. Starting with messages, iOS 11 introduces improved discoverability for stickers and emoji.
May 7, 2018
Microsoft today announced several new mobile initiatives that pair its own Windows platform with Android and iOS devices. First is a new tool, tentatively called Your Phone, that connects Android and iOS devices with a Windows 10 PC in order to access text messages, photos, and notifications.
Oct 24, 2017
Apple today shared a number of details concerning the iPhone X launch, which will officially get under way October 27. First, Apple says Apple Stores will stock the device for launch-day purchases.
Jan 24, 2018
Apple today previewed iOS 11.3, a system update that will give iPhone owners with a significant number of new tools and features. First up, iOS 11.3 provides iPhone users with more control over their handset's battery performance.