Nokia Lumia 1520 Arrives at the FCC Ahead of Launch

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Windows Phone users on AT&T won’t have long to decide if they’d like to pick up Nokia’s first phablet, if the Lumia 1520’s arrival at the FCC is any indication. Documents depicting the Galaxy Note 3 and potential HTC One Max competitor surfaced this past weekend at the FCC. As described in the fillings according […]

Nokia Lumia 929 Coming in Early November for $500?

Alleged photos of the Nokia Lumia 929 shared by EVLeaks.

Verizon Wireless subscribers could see the phablet-sized Nokia Lumia 929 on store shelves as early as November. At least, that is the story coming from sources inside Verizon who spoke with Windows Phone website WPCentral. Reportedly, the device shows an in-store inventory date of November 6th. While that date seems a little late for Nokia, […]

AT&T Rep Confirms Nokia Tablet and “Larger” Phone

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An unnamed source within AT&T has confirmed to GottaBeMobile that a “Nokia tablet” and a “larger Nokia phone” are indeed in the company’s future, mentioning that he or she is “very excited about Nokia’s upcoming fall product line.” This is most likely in reference to the rumored Nokia Sirius tablet and the Lumia 1520 6-inch phablet-style […]

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 Welcomes Nokia Mobile Phone Users, Alludes to Services Play

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Microsoft’s decision to purchase the devices and services division of famed phone maker Nokia a few weeks ago might have caught the attention of users hoping the Apple-like top-down approach to device development could boost Windows Phone, but if comments from Windows operating system chief Terry Myerson are any indication, one of the real advantages […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Rumored for September 26 Launch

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Nokia’s rumored 6-inch phablet smartphone, dubbed the Lumia 1520, will supposedly launch on September 26, according to Twitter-based mobile insider evleaks. However, no further information has been disclosed. Nokia hasn’t sent out any invites yet for a launch event, but if the phone is set to arrive toward the end of the month, the Finnish […]

Nokia Sirius Tablet Details & Photo Leak from Microsoft Watcher

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With summer quickly coming to a close, it’s looking more and more likely that users will see the Nokia Sirius tablet that leaks earlier this summer indicated would arrive sometime in September. In a new post encompassing what he knows about the tablets Microsoft is working with its partners to produce in time for the […]

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

A screenshot taken from the Nokia Lumia Bandit, posted by Evleaks.

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 […]