Nokia Taunts Apple, Says Company Copied Idea for iPhone 5C

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When Apple announced the cheaper iPhone 5C at its event today, many expected the company’s choice in color options to garner a hoard of complaints. As it turns out, it’s not users who want a cheaper iPhone with less bold colors that are enraged by the brighter colors: it’s rival Nokia. Following the company’s announcement […]

With Nokia, Microsoft May Have Just Killed Windows Phone Innovation

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Microsoft VP of Windows Phone development Joe Belfiore is defending his company’s $7.2 billion acquisition of smartphone-maker Nokia in a bid to become a bigger player in the growing mobile market. The acquisition would make Microsoft the third largest maker of phones in the world, but it would also place Microsoft in a difficult position […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 price drops to $199

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The Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone, which launched in July, has already been given a price cut down to $199 from $299. The initial high price is mostly thanks to the 41-megapixel rear camera that has some nifty bells and whistles on the inside, but seeing as how competitive the mobile market is these days, Nokia […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Renders Leak

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Nokia may still be weeks away from formally announcing the Nokia Lumia 1520, but thanks to leaked renders of the device on Twitter, users won’t have to wait until the announcement to see what the device looks like. Mobile industry leaker @EvLeaks, posted the photo of Nokia’s first phablet – that is a device that’s […]

Why Nokia, Not Microsoft, Should Use Its New $7 Billion to Acquire BlackBerry

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On Monday, Microsoft had announced that it is acquiring Nokia’s device business along with Nokia’s talent and management in crafting smartphones, effectively transforming Microsoft further into a devices and services company for the cost of $7 billion. Shortly after the Microsoft announcement, rumors are circulating once again that the Redmond, Washington software giant turned device […]

Why HTC is the Biggest Loser in Microsoft Nokia Deal

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While industry watchers will continue pondering the long-term ramifications of a joint Microsoft and Nokia for days to come, during these early days, the question that will come up most often is: What does this mean for Windows Phone? It isn’t an unfair question, after all, Microsoft’s bid to acquire Nokia fundamentally changes things inside […]

Nokia Bandit Screenshots Back Up Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Rumors

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A screenshot taken from what is allegedly the Nokia Lumia Bandit, a smartphone that’s rumored to feature a 6-inch display, seems to confirm at least one of the features slated for Windows Phone 8 GDR3. Twitter leaker @EvLeaks shared the screenshot over this morning. In it, a device’s Windows Phone 8 Start Screen can be seen with […]

Nokia Saga: Microsoft’s Secret Return to a Monopoly

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Microsoft had announced that it had acquired Nokia’s devices business, giving it an in-house hardware brand and development for future Windows Phone devices, potentially branded as Microsoft’s Surface Phone following the company’s foray into the Surface tablet computing market. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who had been pushing for more branded hardware in transforming the software […]

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’s Location Cloud Adds Intelligence to Connected Cars [Video]

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Nokia has big plans with its locations business. Thanks to its Navteq acquisition, Nokia’s maps are now present in some 80 percent of in-dash vehicle systems as well as on Windows Phone. Now, through a re-brand to the HERE name, Nokia is making a big push into making cars more connected, more intelligent, and making […]

Lumia 1520 Phablet Appears With Flip Cover and 1080p HD Display

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Ahead of its rumored release in late September, Nokia’s much anticipated Lumia 1520 phablet has made an appearance showing off its new 6-inch full HD 1080p resolution display along with a flip cover accessory that’s designed to protect the screen. The device was spotted in a leaked photo obtained by WP Central showing the Lumia 1520 […]

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 925 Coming to AT&T to Take on the iPhone 5S

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When the iPhone 5S launches on AT&T in mid-September it will face a new all-metal challenger, Nokia’s Lumia 925. According to AT&T, its users will be able to purchase the Nokia Lumia 925 flagship for just $99.99 with a two-year service agreement. Other than its new black styling, AT&T’s version of the Lumia 925 mirrors that […]

Details of Nokia Sirius Windows Tablet Surface

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New details have emerged about the Nokia Sirius, a tablet from Nokia that’s rumored to be launching with Windows RT on board this fall. Citing sources who are “familiar with Nokia’s plans,” The Verge is reporting that when Nokia takes the stage for its event in late September it’ll be announcing the availability of a full-size […]

Windows Phone Over-Sharers Rejoice! Nokia Exec Confirms Instagram Coming

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Windows Phone users who have Instagram envy for sharing their images and photos on the Facebook-owned photo sharing service can breathe a sigh of relief as Nokia EVP Chris Weber has confirmed that Instagram will be coming to the Microsoft mobile platform. In the past, rumors of an official Instagram client coming to Windows Phone, […]

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 […]

Will the Nokia Bandit Take on the Galaxy Note 3 This Fall?

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Nokia is preparing to add another large-screened Lumia device to its portfolio, according to the latest reports. A new report from The Verge cites exclusive sources who have knowledge of Nokia’s internal road map. If that report is accurate, the Nokia Bandit — the code name for the new phablet — would feature all the latest […]

Red Nokia Lumia Tab for Verizon Appears Stands Out

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Originally reported for arrival on AT&T Mobility’s 4G LTE airwaves, Nokia’s Windows RT-based Lumia tablet has now appeared in several images sporting a red hue and depicting Verizon Wireless branding. The tablet has been rumored to be a 10.1-inch slate with a snap-on keyboard cover that functions in a similar way to Microsoft’s branded Surface […]

Nokia Amber Update Finally Hits The U.S. Lumia 920 and More

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It may have taken longer than users would have liked by carriers in the United States are almost unilaterally beginning to deploy the Amber Update for Nokia’s line of Windows Phone 8 devices. Nokia itself announced that users can expect to get the update notification on their Nokia Conversations blog today. From today on, the […]