July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft is preparing for a new round of job cuts, including some of the company’s “areas of overlap” with Nokia. That’s according to a report on Bloomberg yesterday, which suggested...

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March 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

nokia-mixradio

MixRadio has been an interesting turnaround for Nokia's digital music business. Where Comes With Music was widely hyped but underperformed in the market, MixRadio has been relatively under the radar for...

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November 21st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

nokia-mixradio

Interesting times at Nokia, whose shareholders approved the imminent sale of its devices and services division to Microsoft earlier this week. The company's music team is pressing on with the development...

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November 1st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

Android KitKat

Just how big is Android in 2013? Very big. Research firm Strategy Analytics published its latest smartphone market-share stats yesterday, claiming that global shipments grew 45% to 251.4m in the third...

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October 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

It may be time to stop seeing Microsoft's Windows Phone as a minor player in the smartphone market.

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August 14th, 2013 by Music Ally

YouTube Pulled Windows Phone

Earlier this year, Microsoft released its own YouTube app for Windows Phone to fill a gap left by Google, which hadn't made an official one.

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May 17th, 2013 by Music Ally

IDC has published its latest estimates for smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. IDC pegs Android as taking a 75% share of smartphone shipments in Q1.

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January 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally

Q4 of 2012: Apple's iPhone accounted for 51.2% of new smartphone sales in the US, while Android took a 44.2% share.

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January 11th, 2013 by Music Ally

Nokia has published some preliminary financial information for the quarter, revealing that it sold 15.9m smartphones in Q4: 9.3m of its Asha models aimed at emerging markets, 4.4m Lumia Windows Phone...

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