Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

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Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees from Stephen Elop, we learn that Microsoft is downsizing to the tune of 18,000 people of which 12,500 come from ...

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Nokia X, X+ and XL wont receive the software platform 2.0 update

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We’ve got some bad news for all of you who purchased the Nokia X, X+, or Nokia XL. None of these devices will be updated to software platform 2.0. Nokia says that the upgrade isn’t possible due to hardware limitations. Nokia’s software platform 2.0 is based on a forked version ...

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

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As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB RAM, and a 5-megapixel/1-megapixel camera duo. The Nokia X2 ...

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Nokia X2 will be slightly bigger, slightly more powerful

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When the Nokia X, originally known as the Nokia Normandy, was announced, most were disappointed by its entry-level specs. The device rocks a 4-inch 800 x 480 display, 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 512MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 3-megapixel rear camera with fixed focus and dual-SIM ...

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Install the Nokia X camera on your Android 4.1+ device

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Whilst the Nokia X wasn’t exactly the flagship high-end spec’d out Android device we were hoping for from Nokia, the camera that is bundled with the device has some pretty nice settings, and we all know Nokia can make a pretty good camera (app). If Google’s own camera app ...

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1 million Nokia X pre-orders in China? Not so

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There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort ...

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Nokia X gets rooted bringing custom ROM and Google Services

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One of the best things about Android is the customisation options available. So when the Nokia X was announced only for it to be confirmed there would be no Google services integration, developers everywhere simply took that as a challenge. Nokia still make arguably the best hardware out of all ...

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How To: Install the Nokia X App Store

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As you all may be aware, Nokia is now making Android smartphones, although they have a very Metro UI look and don’t have access to the Google Play store. The Nokia X, X+, and XL, all lower-end devices to extend the reach of Microsoft’s services, run Nokia’s own store to get apps on ...

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Nokia X teased on MWC landing page

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Nokia, getting ready to debut its first Android smartphone, is getting pretty heavy-handed with the teasing. Head to the Finnish hardware maker’s website today and you’ll find a nice big green X made out of four black arrows. The color matches other shades of green we’ve seen ...

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Nokia X (Normandy) specs revealed to be entry-level

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Likely aimed at first-time smartphone buyers, Nokia’s first Android features low-end hardware The purported specifications for Nokia’s first Android smartphone have leaked online, pointing to an entry-level experience.  According to @evleaks, the so-called Nokia X shares much of the ...

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Nokia’s Z Launcher adds new features, including support icon pack

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Nokia has released an update for its Z Launcher Beta on the Google Play Store. The launcher adapts to the user’s usage throughout the day. By learning how he or she uses it, the app promotes his or her favorite apps. Another feature known as Scribble allows you to draw a letter in order ...

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Nokia N1 is sold out; 20,000 units sold within 4 minutes in China

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A lot of talk has been surrounding the Nokia N1 tablet, mainly because it was Nokia’s first device announced after their split with Microsoft. The device also features class leading specs at a low cost. Due to these factors, 20,000 units of the tablet were sold within a span of 4 minutes ...

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Nokia may release the Nokia C1 Android smartphone in 2015

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Cult of Android has reported that Nokia may be planning Android handsets for the future.The company supposedly will release the Foxconn-manufactured Nokia C1 smartphone, an Android 5.0 Lollipop device with an Intel processor, in early 2015. Nokia’s mobile division was, of course, sold to ...

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Nokia Z Launcher Beta available in the Play store

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If you are someone who loves trying new launches for your Android phone, check out the Nokia Z Launcher.  Be warned, it is still in Beta, but it seems to be working well for most people.  The Z launcher is an interesting take on a launcher.  It splits your day up into different time periods:... ...

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Nokia debuts N1 tablet: 64-bit and Android-powered

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Nokia created some waves today when they debuted their newest device at Slush 2014. The device is an Android-powered tablet, named the Nokia N1. The N1, which looks very similar to an iPad mini in both size and design, is expected to come with an aluminum chassis, 7.9 inch display, a 64-bit ...

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