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First WP 7 Mango Handsets, to Compete Against iPhone 5

Written on July 29, 2011 by Adam Eve

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WP 7 Mango retailers are said to roll out their handsets in September, in order to challenge Apple's iPhone 5.

Sources told DigiTimes that handset sellers are planning to release their Windows Phone 7 Mango devices in September. This launch is presumably set to challenge Apple’s iPhone 5, which is rumored for a second week of September release. ACER, ZTE, and Fujitsu-Toshiba also announced their WP7 Mango handsets that are expected to arrive this fall. Moreover, HTC is also reported to roll out “a number of Mango phones, powered by Qualcomm 1.5GHz single-core CPUs with display sizes ranging from 3.8- to 4.7-inch.”
Meanwhile, Nokia is said to unveil their first set of Windows Phone 7 Mango devices at the Nokia World 2011 in October. Sources implied that the Finnish mobile phone maker plans to release their devices “at a time when fellow vendors have already heated up the market for Mango phones.”

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Nokia Set to “Do the Right Thing” with its Own Tablet

Written on April 28, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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When the "right thing" for Nokia's tablet is coming, only the company can tell.

With around 200 tablets available in the market coming from Apple, Android, HP Palm, and RIM, it’s quite jarring to know why Nokia hasn’t jumped into the tablet category despite its (former) status as a technology giant — plus its recent partnership with the Microsoft Windows for their upcoming smartphones.

Perhaps, one can pinpoint the current development of the Windows phone for Nokia as a factor to why the company hasn’t made a tablet yet. Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, elaborated through an interview with Finnish website – YLE – that the company is seeking to “do the right thing” with their tablets, instead of being another gadget clone with a Nokia logo embedded on its surface.

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Nokia at the Edge; CEO Stephen Elop Pissed Due to Lack of Innovation

Written on February 09, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Still familiar with Nokia? Or when it comes to phones you only hear the words "Apple" and "Google?"

If there’s any indication that a company is dwindling into the void of defeat, it’s the successes of its fiercest rivals in a category the previous has triumphed for almost a decade. This seems to be true in Nokia’s point of view, as the once-juggernaut of the mobile industry starts to lose its luster against the smartphones of Apple and the Google Android. And Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is starting to get pissed that they haven’t made any real innovation ever since the first iPhone come knocking on the mobile market in 2007.

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Microsoft Announces the Three New Big Wigs of the Company

Written on October 04, 2010 by Charles Bass

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After two of Microsoft's presidents left the company, the company comes up new executives. Surely, the main goal isn't about filling the gaps personally but making their company grow.

Microsoft is in a significant roll-ups now. You might notice the dramatic exit of Robbie Bach and J. Allard last May and Steven Elop’s transfer to Nokia. Now Microsoft officially filled the spaces in their company. Hiring a new President for the Microsoft Office Division in the persona of Kurt DelBene and new presidents of Mobile Communications Business and Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick and Andy Lees respectively. All of the three divisions are also new concepts for the company. To simplifying everything, DelBene is succeeding Elop while Matrick and Lees are splitting up Robbie Bach’s duties and head of the now defunct Entertainment and Devices division.

Official press release is available here.

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