Microsoft Teases One More iPhone Alternative

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The amount of days Microsoft has left to release a Lumia Windows Phone that can rival the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is dwindling and it looks like the company is acutely aware of that. Just hours before AT&T was set to start selling Microsoft’s Lumia 830 Windows Phone, Microsoft teased another coming iPhone alternative running its […]

Another Cheap iPhone 6 Alternative Coming From Microsoft?

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Leaks over the weekend may have given those shopping for a new smartphone this holiday season their first look at a coming iPhone 6 alternative from none other than Microsoft Mobile. That’s the newly minted hardware part of the software giant that makes smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system. Members of Weibo, a social […]

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

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As Microsoft’s crop of Windows Phone becomes ever more powerful this year, those devices–dominated by Nokia and with help from Samsung and HTC–will likely be compared to the powerful and popular iPhone. Given that the iPhone 5s released in late 2013 comes with Apple’s best in terms of camera, performance, and a wholly re-designed iOS […]

HTC One v. Nokia Lumia Icon: What to Buy

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With Verizon Wireless offering two superb camera phones, choosing which device to buy within the carrier’s lineup could be quite the challenge given that the HTC One and Nokia Lumia Icon deliver outstanding low light photography. In fact, despite their different ecosystems and operating systems, both the Lumia Icon and the HTC One share a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 v. Nokia Lumia 1520: What to Buy?

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There’s no denying that the phablet revolution is upon us with manufacturers now focusing a chunk of their design, engineering, and manufacturing efforts on devices with 5-inch or larger displays. Though Samsung wasn’t the first to market with its Galaxy Note series–Dell’s Streak 5 arrived a few years earlier to a devoted cult following despite […]

Microsoft Chases Owners of Aging iPhone, Galaxy Phones in New Deal

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In a new promotion to get owners of smartphones running rival platforms to its own Windows Phone 8 operating system, Microsoft is giving away a free Nokia Lumia 1020 or Nokia Lumia 1520 to switchers. Interestingly, though, the deal is very limited, and you must either own an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy smartphone to […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet Review

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The Lumia 2520 is a bold release for Nokia, a Finnish brand that has in recent years been synonomous with the mobile OS it chooses to use on its phones. Not only is the Lumia 2520 available in bright, bold colors and will be the only other Windows RT-toting tab on the market–other than Microsoft’s […]

Lumia 2520 hits U.S. Shores on Verizon

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The Lumia 2520, Nokia’s first tablet ever Windows-based, is now available on Verizon for $399, $50 less than Microsoft’s own Surface 2. Announced at Nokia World earlier this year, the Lumia 2520 delivers all the things users might expect from a Nokia-branded tablet. That includes the same polycarbonate plastic shell that Nokia users already know, […]

Nokia Illusionist: 8-inch Windows RT Tablet Rumored

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Nokia only unveiled its Lumia 2520 tablet this past month, but rumors of the Nokia Illusionist, a follow-up to Nokia’s first tablet, are already surfacing. Evleaks first shared information about the Nokia Illusionist on Twitter earlier this morning. While the tweet didn’t contain a great deal of information about what users can expect from this […]

Nokia Lumia Sales Double, Could Continue with Lumia 1520 Launch

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If Nokia’s financial earnings are an accurate indication, Microsoft may take ownership of a much stronger Nokia Devices and Services division than was originally anticipated by mobile industry watchers. That’s because according to Nokia’s Interim Report for the third quarter of this fiscal year, sales of its Nokia Lumia Windows Phones reached an all-time high […]

Nokia Teases New Phone, Tablet and Laptop for October 22 Event

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Nokia has already announced that they’ll be holding an event on October 22, but today they announced what they’ll be announcing. In a new teaser photo, the company is showing off a new phone, tablet and laptop with the caption, “Watch the action on your screen of choice.” We’ve been hearing chatter about the alleged […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Event Teased for October 22

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Nokia is officially hosting an event on October 22, thanks to a teaser that the company posted on Twitter today. The tweet says, “At Nokia, we never stop innovating. More to share on October 22,” with “innovation reinvented” as a hashtag. Nokia also included a photo that shows skiers tearing up the slopes in a […]

Microsoft Buys Nokia, Lumia and Windows Phone United Under One House [Updated]

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The house of Microsoft has just announced that it had acquired Nokia’s devices division. News of the acquisition comes just after Microsoft CEO has announced his retirement from Microsoft, though the move will help to further Ballmer’s vision of making Microsoft more into a devices and services company to compete with the likes of Apple […]

Nokia Gives Bandit Phablet a Name: Lumia 1520

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It looks like the current camera smartphone flagship in the form of Nokia’s Lumia 1020 will soon be supplanted. The rumored 6-inch phablet, which carries a code name of Bandit, is now said to be released as the Lumia 1520. Given that the model number is higher than the 1020, per Nokia’s naming conventions this […]

Nokia Lumia’s Bandit Rumored September Launch Hints at Windows 8.1 Release

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The rumored release date for Nokia’s large-screened phablet, code named Bandit, may have just given us the hint that Microsoft may be readying the launch of its next generation Windows Phone OS release around the same time next month in September. The new phablet is scheduled to be announced at a private event in September, according […]

9 Exciting Smartphones for Fall 2013: iPhone 5S, Sony Honami & More

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2013 is shaping up to be quite the year for smartphone launches with powerful, drool-worthy devices that either have launched or are launching soon. Sony’s Xperia Z kicked off the year in style with a 1080p display and elegant styling that hides its waterproof and dustproof capabilities. In the first half of the year, we […]