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Despite shipping 10.5 million mobile phones and 200,000 Xoom tablets in the fourth quarter of 2011, Motorola's mobile division still managed to slump to a rather large £44m loss in 2011. That's down from a £42m profit in 2010.
The uptake of NFC tech is about to get a big boost, with Nintendo saying it's sticking NFC chips into the Wii U controller. And for your longer-range communication needs, Nintendo's latest attempt at doing the internet will also be incorporated into the new machine.
Forward-thinking lecturers at Cambridge University's Corpus Christi college are allowing student undergraduate Amrou Al-Kadhi to indulge his innermost desires, saying it's OK for his 10,000-word dissertation to be based around the life and times of Lady Gaga.
Nokia’s first Windows Phone effort was met with decent reviews, but not exactly staggering sales. Networks even complained about the cost of the Lumia 800. Now Nokia’s hoping to win the hearts and minds of the budget-conscious, Windows Phone-craving crowd with its cheaper Lumia 710, but is it any good?
Sweeping generalisation alert. The pecking order in video games goes something like this – PC gamers look down on console gamers; console gamers look down on app gamers; and app gamers look down on social media gamers. One play of Triple Town however, an iOS and Android port of the Facebook phenomenon, and all notions of sneering superiority are quickly dispelled. It's just a great game, regardless of the platform it originated on.
Are timelapse videos the new cat videos? Whatever they are, I'm digging Stephen Banks's 'lapse from home ground (Bridport, West Dorset, to be exact), which took him four months to shoot on his Nikon D7000.
Phones 4u has apparently managed to wangle itself an early release of the latest LG Prada phone in the UK. It’s available from tomorrow on the usual networks, plus if you bag one of the sleek 8.5mm thick Android handsets before the end of February, you’ll get 12 months of free “4u Wi-Fi”.
Apparently it's O2's tenth birthday this year. Know who else is also celebrating double-digits? None other than the Gizmodo family! Is it wrong we got on the cider as soon as we heard? Anyway, we've teamed up with O2 to produce a mega tech-timeline from the last decade, and need YOUR help in choosing what gadgets deserve a place. For those chosen, fame and fortunes* await...
Nokia has just issued its financial data for Q4 of 2011, giving us our first look at how its effort with Microsoft is effecting the bottom line. Despite some recent mud-flinging regarding Windows Phone sales, it looks like it's started pretty well -- with Nokia claiming it's already sold over a million Lumia-branded phones.