In honor of today's 40th anniversary of the first official cell-phone call, take a fond — if clunky, and sometimes fuzzy — look back at the tipping point when everyone got a phone for herself, and when phones started to get "cool."
Nokia announced it will bring its maps to both iOS and Android phones, releasing a mobile app called Here, which should have iPhone iOS 6 users elated because it will bring everything the loathed Apple Maps took away from Google Maps users.
Nokia may have not been the most obvious choice when Apple CEO Tim Cook sent unhappy Maps users to competitors, but as The Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal explains, the company has one huge advantage: An army of drivers.
Nokia launched the Lumia 920 today, their new "flagship phone" drumming up excitement because it's one of the first to be optimized for Windows 8. But the Verge busted Nokia for skipping a disclaimer in one of the new ads promoting the extra clear PureView camera feature.
The last Windows Nokia Lumia phone was supposed to save both Nokia and Microsoft's cell phone businesses. This is supposed to be a better version of that. The phone isn't available to the general public, but some techies got their hands on some -- mostly for very brief moments.
The latest Windows phone, which got pretty good reviews from the techies, could have been the device to lift both Microsoft and Nokia out of their respective slumps.
An Easter Sunday opening day didn't hurt Microsoft as much as it might have before the Internet existed.
Just in time for the release of the new Windows phone, the Nokia Lumia 900, we learn all about how Microsoft plans to beef up its skimpy app store.
Reviewers are impressed by Microsoft's latest phone, the Nokia Lumia 900, but many still doubt that what some have called "a gorgeous device" and "a phone that every single person should consider owning" can overtake the iPhone or Android.
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