Nokia has announced two new Windows Phone devices and two feature phones at Mobile World Congress today.
Both of the Windows Phone smartphones are mid-priced handsets, with initial availability expected within a few weeks.
and why 2.3 is still the most popular version
James Rosewell writes:
8 months ago I moved my main smartphone from Android to Windows Phone. I had entered a simpler world. There were less applications, no tethering option, voice dictation sucked and I couldn’t get a multi-SIM device. But overall I survived.
Then I started travelling more. I moved back to Android a few weeks ago... and what a disappointment.
Microsoft has launched a new project designed to improve Africa’s global competitiveness. It’s called the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative and will see Microsoft encouraging smartphone adoption, helping businesses get online and introducing more technology skills to the workplace.
The first step is a new smartphone called the Huawei 4Afrika.
Actor Brian Blessed is offering to record voicemail messages for the first hundred O2 UK customers who buy an HTC Windows Phone 8 handset this week.
The promotional campaign, which involves each purchaser tweeting @O2 using the hashtag #brianmail, will reward winners with a voicemail greeting recorded by the richly-voiced British actor
Nokia has published its fourth quarter and full-year financial results for 2012, moving back into profit during Q4 for the first time in over a year.
However, the annual figure still shows a loss and the company is proposing not to make a dividend payment to shareholders.