A sad day, but not in the slightest bit surprising. Even Elop’s letter to his staff was just as I’d have expected – but of course he’s done quite well for himself out of the whole relationship with Nokia.

Find out more here: http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/17/5911909/microsoft-kills-off-its-nokia-android-phones

Personally, I can’t wait until Nokia can be re-born in 2015 and hopefully start to make a name for itself once more, free from the shackles of Microsoft. Sure, it will need to rebuild and establish everything needed to produce hardware, but it’s nothing that can’t be done – especially when there are now thousands of people who have an added incentive.

Sad news for today, but possibly great news for tomorrow. Is this a new beginning for Nokia? A brand that I firmly believe can be restored to its former glory.

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Written by Jonathan Morris

Writing about technology, with a focus on mobile, since the early 1990s! Former editor of What Mobile magazine, writer for The Telegraph, Stuff, Know Your Mobile, Pocket Gamer, Smart TV Radar and more. Regular Tweeter, occasional YouTuber, keen amateur photographer and forum moderator. If you like what I write, please consider deactivating your ad blocker or making a donation via PayPal to help fund this site.

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