Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Dec 2013 17:24 UTC
Windows

2013 was nothing less than a blockbuster success for Windows Phone, which went from industry also-ran to the undisputed third mobile ecosystem, and is poised to challenge iPhone for the number two spot. You didn't think it could get this good? That's OK, neither did I.

Windows Phone seemingly turns a corner with every new application, small operating system update, and new Nokia Lumia. It's turning so many corners it's running in circles.

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Wait until the "Nokia" branding disappears
by jnemesh on Wed 18th Dec 2013 23:28 UTC
jnemesh
Member since:
2008-04-08

The deal MS made to absorb Nokia's phone business does NOT include the ability to use the Nokia or Lumia brands. Once MS has to release MICROSOFT branded phones, sales will be back in the toilet where they belong.

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Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Wrong. Microsoft can use the Lumia brand.

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glarepate Member since:
2006-01-04

And not just Lumia but Asha as well.

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mkone Member since:
2006-03-14

Lumia is not "Nokia".

Microsoft cannot create any new handsets with the name "Nokia".

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zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Also Nokia brand for non-smartphones?

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

And we will truly see how non Nokia phones get on.
But we will probably not, because it all(Limia + Nokia Asha) will be lumped into one number.

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