4G – will it ever happen?

By Microsoft Devices Team

INTERNATIONAL - A recent report by ABI research predicts the next generation of mobile broadband, dubbed '4G', will take a long time to take off, and even five years from now will make up only a tiny proportion of mobile… Read more

Stretching the touchscreen concept

By Microsoft Devices Team

CAMBRIDGE, England - Researchers at the University of Cambridge Nanoscience Centre have been working with the Nokia Research Centre on a form of 'stretchable electronic skin' which could enable a new breed of multi-plane, multi-touch interfaces and, potentially, prosthetic According… Read more

Cracknell’s ultimate challenge

By Microsoft Devices Team

CEUTA, Africa - Olympic Gold medalist James Cracknell has completed his toughest challenge yet, traveling under his own steam - rowing, cycling and swimming - from England to Africa in just 10 With just four hours sleep a night and… Read more

N95 – the journalists’ gadget of the year

By Microsoft Devices Team

LONDON, England - The Pressies is a brand new annual gadget and technology awards set up by Andrew Lim at It's a little bit underground (the awards are set up and run on Facebook) but it's the participants that make… Read more

The alternative Dakar rally

By Microsoft Devices Team

BANJUL, The Gambia - According to Julian Nowill "if you have lots of money and a sense of adventure then the Paris-Dakar rally could be your cup of if you're cash-strapped though the Plymouth-Banjul challenge could be more up your… Read more

S60 roadshow rolls up in Milan

By Microsoft Devices Team

MILAN, Italy - This evening it's all about squeezing the most out of S60 at the Nokia Store Doors open to fans at 20:00, where there'll be the opportunity to get up close with some of the most exciting upcoming… Read more

Nokia N95 garners Greenpeace kudos

By Microsoft Devices Team

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - The breakneck acceleration in eco-savvy electronics prompted a Greenpeace mission to hunt out the greenest gadgets available during The report sees the N95 highlighted as one of the most environmentally sound mobiles out there, earning eco back-slaps… Read more

Open letter to Nokia – awaiting reply

By Microsoft Devices Team

NETHERLANDS - There's a whole bunch of ways to get new features added to your Nokia You could simply update the software on your device to make sure you've got the latest version or, if you're looking for something specialised,… Read more

Riding the wave of hysteria

By Microsoft Devices Team

USA - Information Week's Eric Zeman takes Nokia to task for not yet breaking the US mobile phone Although a big fan of Nokia's openness, he's suggesting it isn't something Nokia has yet leveraged with US This comes on the… Read more

Nokia and China Postel – what a reaction!

By Microsoft Devices Team

CHINA - News of Nokia's strategic alliance with China Postel has created quite a The story, released on Friday, outlined the scope of the deal which will see China Postel commit to purchasing at least USD 2billion worth of handsets… Read more