Best Windows Phones for February 2014

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Devices loaded with Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system aren’t suddenly selling more than those with Google’s Android or the ever-popular iPhone line. That being said, now is still an excellent time to buy a Windows Phone. Consider this: the Windows Phone ecosystem is better than it’s ever been. Having finally turned a corner with the […]

Nokia X Rumored as $99 Android Smartphone

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The Nokia X smartphone is reportedly coming to market soon and will be announced later this month during Mobile World Congress. It will likely be Nokia’s first smartphone running on Google’s Android operating system. After initial leaks and rumors suggested a rather mid-range smartphone with less than stellar specs, new details today are painting a […]

Nokia Lumia Icon Coming to Verizon on February 20th

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Nokia has just made the process of choosing a Windows Phone on Verizon Wireless more difficult. After weeks of leaks and rumors Verizon and Nokia have formally announced that the Lumia Icon, the first flagship Windows Phone of the New Year, will launch on February 20th. Verizon finally revealed that the Nokia Lumia Icon would […]

Nokia Could be Casually Teasing the Lumia Icon in This New Video

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Potential buyers of Nokia’s Lumia Windows Phones could be in for a bit more choice soon. After months without formally teasing any new handsets Nokia has posted a new teaser for an upcoming Windows Phone device. The new teaser trailer made its way to Nokia’s YouTube page earlier today. Instead of showing off corners of […]

Why You Should Buy A Windows Phone 8 Device in 2014

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 didn’t see a lot of momentum last year. Though sales definitely rose when compared to last year, the platform and the devices that it powers didn’t have many high profile moments that smartphone buyers could latch onto as a sign that it was improving.  As such, many users are wondering whether […]

Apple iPhone 5s v. Nokia Lumia 1020: What to Buy

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Given the popularity of both of these smartphone models today from a photography perspective with their outstanding camera performance, a comparison between Apple’s flagship and Nokia’s PureView flagship seems like a natural face-off. However, given that both devices run different operating systems and come with different usage paradigms, this comparison will be more than just […]

Cheap Lumia 520 Bundle Is The Ultimate iPod Competitor

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Microsoft may not make its own direct competitor to Apple’s iPod line any more, but that isn’t stopping the company from offering the best deal lovers of music-only devices have ever seen. As of now, Microsoft Store shoppers can bundle a year of Xbox Music with the Nokia Lumia 520 or Lumia 521 for less […]

Nokia X Spec Leak Underwhelms

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The Nokia Normandy is reportedly the first Nokia handset to run Android, and lately we’ve heard it will be called the Nokia X and is indeed still on track to be released in the near future. This new handset may be the first Nokia running Android, but if the latest reports and leaks from the […]

Android-Powered Nokia Normandy Launching as Nokia X at MWC?

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It appears that the much rumored Nokia Normandy, a device that is believed to run a forked version of Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, may be launching as the Nokia X, a seeming departure from the Windows Phone Lumia and the feature phone Asha branding. It’s still unclear when the device would be announced, […]

Nokia Invites Press to Meet Under The Tree, Nokia Normandy On The Way?

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Mere hours after it formally announced earnings for its Devices and Services as “discontinued operations,” Nokia is now sending out invites for a press event at this year’s Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain. So far, rumors are light but all of them point to Nokia using this event to formally launch the […]

Nokia Sells 30 Million Devices, Windows Phone Sales Drop Slightly

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It’s unclear when the sale of Nokia’s Devices and Services division to Microsoft will go through, however new earnings reports from Nokia indicate that when that sale goes through Microsoft will have its work cut out for it. Sales of Nokia’s Lumia line of Windows Phones may have doubled when compared to last year, however […]

Nokia Lumia Icon Launching as Early as Feb. 5 on Verizon?

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The much leaked Nokia Lumia Icon, also known as the Nokia Lumia 929, Windows Phone 8 smartphone could launch on Verizon Wireless‘ 4G LTE network as early as February 5 according to a recent leak. Prolific leaker @evleaks had posted to Twitter that the launch date could be on Februaryt 5th or a month later on […]

You Can Buy a Nokia Lumia 929 Now, If You’re Brave Enough

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The Nokia Lumia 929, or what recent leaks have called the Lumia Icon, still isn’t available in America. However, that isn’t stopping excited buyers from picking up one of Nokia’s upcoming handset from TaoBao, a Chinese marketplace. According to one reseller page on the TaoBao and a report from Phone Arena, a lucky seller managed […]

Nokia Prepping Sony Xperia Z1s Rival in Lumia 1520 Mini

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Nokia may be prepping a smaller version of its large and powerful Lumia 1520 phablet. Given that the smaller Windows Phone smartphone is rumored to come with many of the same high-end specs that its larger brother debuted with, the smaller Lumia 1520 Mini will be a device without any compromises and would appeal to […]

Nokia Lumia 925 Becomes Second AT&T Lumia to Get Lumia Black Update

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AT&T is still taking its time to approve the Lumia Black update for its Windows Phones, however the company is at least giving some users the opportunity to experience the update without joining Windows Phone’s early update preview program or buying a new phone. The United States’ second largest mobile carrier has begun updating Lumia 925 […]

Nokia Lumia 1020, 1520 Adobe RAW Profiles Make Pictures Even Better

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With the Nokia Black software update for the Lumia line of Windows Phone, Nokia is allowing mobile photographers to capture RAW image files in the DNG format on the flagships Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1020 smartphones. Now, the Lumia phone-maker has also released the DNG color profiles to help photographers easily “develop” or process their […]

Nokia May Have a Trojan Horse for Microsoft

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Nokia fans were upset when Microsoft alum Stephen Elop was hired as CEO to lead the company, resulting in a radical departure from the Symbian and MeeGo (formerly Maemo) platforms and a marriage to Microsoft’s nascent Windows Phone operating system. Avid Finns and Nokians called Elop a Trojan horse sent from Microsoft to convert the […]