Nokia 9 PureView unveiling reveals smartphone with five rear cameras

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The new Nokia phone is the first to take photos with five cameras. The Nokia 9 PureView was among the highly anticipated smartphones launched during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) tradeshow in Barcelona. HMD Global, the Finish-based company that owns the Nokia brand, showed off the new smartphone, which features no less than five rear cameras – a world first. The phone has been designed with camera enthusiasts in mind. Nokia’s new phone isn’t following the latest foldable phones trend as the recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei…

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BlackBerry patent lawsuit filed against Nokia

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The struggling Canadian is working to claw its way back to relevance in part by increasing its software revenues. A recently filed BlackBerry patent lawsuit is aimed directly at Nokia Corp, accusing the latter company of infringing on the former company’s property. This is the latest step in BlackBerry’s ongoing efforts to boost its royalty collections on its patents and earn more revenue through new software deals. Clearly, the company’s goals include legal actions to try to ensure it will collect on all patents it holds. Bloomberg reported on a…

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Mobile technology patent licensing agreement signed between LG and Nokia

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The partnership involves a royalty based deal for the creation of a new smartphones that will be sold in the future. LG Electronics has now received Nokia’s approval to be able to use the latter company’s patented tech in exchange for royalties from the smartphones that are sold and that use that mobile technology. The patent license was granted from the Nokia Technologies licensing arm of the company. According to Ramzi Haidamus, the president of Nokia Technologies, “We are pleased to welcome LG Electronics to our licensing programme.” This makes…

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Mobile technology race for 5G is getting intense

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Ericsson, Nokia, and Huawei are all pushing to be first in the development of that latest tech. Labs at some of the hottest mobile technology companies around the world are driving forward at full tilt to try to generate patents that will help them to be able to take a firm hold on the future of wireless tech with 5G. At the same time that many mobile devices are just stepping into 4G, companies are scrambling to snag 5G. In terms of the present situation, many smartphone users are only…

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Mobile technology news brings the end of an era with Microsoft Mobile

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Nokia smartphones will be changing their names once the acquisition of the device business is closed. Microsoft will soon be concluding the mobile technology news of the deal to acquire the Devices and Services division at Nokia (not including the HERE mapping services), and in doing so, it will be changing the name of the company and the devices that it produces. The venture’s new name is going to become Microsoft Mobile Oy, bringing an end to the Nokia label on handsets. This mobile technology news was revealed in the…

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Technology news from Nokia includes approval of sale to Microsoft

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The shareholders have now given the nod to selling the company’s mobile division. Nokia, the Finnish telecom company, announced this week that their shareholders have given the approval for selling the mobile phone division of the company to Microsoft for $7.35 billion. This will considerably change the nature of Nokia’s business, as it will be losing its device manufacturing side. The sale will mean that Nokia will be transforming itself into a telecom services and equipment company. They revealed their technology news that the approval was nearly unanimous, with 99.7…

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Gadgets from Nokia use lightning to charge a smartphone

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The device manufacturer has partnered with University of Southampton scientists for this tech. Nokia has partnered up with scientists working at the University of Southampton in order to discover a way in which to harness the power from lightening in order to be able to use it to charge gadgets such as smartphones and other mobile devices. This research is meant to be able to use the virtually never ending energy reserves from nature. Lightning is naturally occurring and the raw energy holds a great deal of potential in terms…

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NFC technology used by Nokia and LOCATEL

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The partnership is bringing the tech to the hotel industry for greater ease of service for customers. Nokia and LOCATEL announced at the Dubai Hotel Show that they will be using NFC technology tags as a new way for guests to be able to both purchase and access hotel services throughout their stays. These tags are meant to appeal to the growing number of hotel guests who travel with enabled smartphones. NFC technology isn’t actually all that new, as it has been in existence for several years, but it is…

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Mobile marketing pushed with a vengeance by Nokia

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The company has embraced its new role as “challenger” and is seeking to be more aggressive to appeal to consumers. Nokia has had struggles appealing to smartphone customers in the past and, as a result, has decided to redesign its mobile marketing strategy in order to “be more bold” and boost its appeal to consumers worldwide. The company recognizes that it is now a challenger as opposed to a leader and has altered its efforts to suit that role. According to Tuula Rytila, the chief marketing officer at Nokia, the…

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Foursquare takes on augmented reality

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Augmented reality feature developed by Foursquare Augmented reality often attracts attention because of its entertaining nature. The technology is regularly used in a wide variety of entertaining ways, leveraged as a tool to provide consumers with dynamic content. This has made augmented reality somewhat common in the marketing field, but the technology does have practical uses, especially when it comes to social networking. Foursquare, the popular location-based social platform, has been working on its own augmented reality feature, which is now available to a select demographic of consumers. Social networks…

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Windows Phone 8 may be equipped with City Lens

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Leaked information points to augmented reality in Windows Phone 8 A tide of information has been leaked recently concerning new mobile technology coming from Nokia. The famed IT company seems to have a variety of new gadgets under development, including a charging station that will power mobile devices without the use of wires. One of the more popular pieces of information that has been leaked recently is the possibility of the new Windows Phone 8 having inherent augmented reality capabilities. According to this information, the Windows Phone 8 may come…

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