Nokia Rains on New HTC One Announcement with Its Own Briefing Invite

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Nokia, the leading maker of Windows Phones, won’t wait long after Microsoft reveals its Windows Phone 8.1 operating system to introduce new devices that include it. In fact, an invitation sent to out today indicates that Nokia will only wait a few hours before unveiling its latest handsets. Nokia began sending out invitations for the […]

New Nokia Ad Says Key iPhone Advantage Isn’t Really Relevant

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The iPhone’s large assortment of applications for users to download to their devices has convinced millions of users to continue buying Apple’s flagship smartphones. It’s a strength, a core asset that other smartphone platforms simply can’t throw money at and hope to fix. A new advertisement from Nokia tries to address the concerns of potential Nokia Lumia buyers […]

Why Buying a Windows Phone 8 Right Now Is a Bad Idea

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You’d think now would be a great time to buy a device running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system. For sure, it’s not the worst time to purchase one of the devices, that award is reserved for mid 2011 and devices like the Nokia Lumia 900. Microsoft may be promising users updates for two years and Windows […]

3 Ways the Nokia Lumia 925 Beats the iPhone 5s

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A few weeks ago I decided to use Windows Phone 8 full time and place my Apple iPhone 5s back on a shelf in my office. Contrary to what some might think, the decision to do this wasn’t out of ego, or some belief that Windows Phone 8 was somehow overwhelmingly better than iOS 7, the operating […]

Nokia Joins Android with Three New Phones

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This week Nokia has officially announced and launched its first Android-powered smartphone. Rumored for months as the Nokia Normandy and Nokia X, the brand new smartphone actually arrived with two siblings. Surprising many today Nokia announced not one, but three brand new smartphones running a mash-up of Google’s Android operating system that’s completely changed to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]