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‘Open for business’ – Microsoft gives reference design for Windows Phone, announces nine new OEMs

‘Open for business’ – Microsoft gives reference design for Windows Phone, announces nine new OEMs

Daniel Rubino 150

Barcelona – Today, Microsoft announced a new reference design hardware sample for potential OEMs and ODMs. The move, in conjunction with reduced hardware requirements like front facing keys, will allow new manufacturers to easily jump on board with Windows Phone. A new site (oem.windowsphone.com) that just launched will allow any potential manufacturer to view and review key component...

More details emerge on Nokia's "Mountain View" Android phone, which is still being manufactured by Foxconn

More details emerge on Nokia's "Mountain View" Android phone, which is still being manufactured by Foxconn

Seth Brodeur 229

Some new details have emerged on Nokia's alleged "Plan B" to build an Android phone running on Lumia hardware, in case things went South with their Microsoft partnership. According to CTechCN, a site with a pretty solid history of reporting leaks, Nokia's Beijing Research and Development team designed an Android-powered smartphone codenamed "Mountain View" that was manufactured by...