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 […]

AT&T-Bound Nokia Lumia Tab to Improve on Surface RT Design

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We’re beginning to learn more about Nokia’s foray into the Windows tablet market with its own Lumia-branded tablet. It’s been long rumored that Nokia is working on a tablet, and early reports suggested that the slate will come with a detachable keyboard cover similar to the one offered by Microsoft with its Surface RT and […]

Next Windows Phone 8 Update in Testing, Will Enable a Nokia Phablet

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Just as the Windows Phone 8 GDR2 update’s rollout is starting to gain steam, rumors of its successor, and the smartphone that it’ll power are solidifying. The Verge is citing sources that believe the Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update is actually already in testing, and that it’ll finally add the ability for Windows Phones users […]

Nokia Adding SMS Filtering and Call Blocking to Lumia Windows Phones

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According to Windows Phone Central, a new update to the settings application for Nokia Lumia users adds the ability call and message blocking lists. With the features Windows Phone users can finally block the numbers responsible for sending them unwanted media messages and sales calls. Unfortunately, the application update requires that the Lumia Windows Phone […]

ESPN Fantasy Football Drops Nokia Exclusivity, Highlights Problem

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Windows Phone users all now have access to the ESPN Fantasy Football application that made its way to some Windows Phone users a while ago. Starting immediately, every single Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 user will be able to log into their ESPN Fantasy Football account and manage their roster of players and […]

Nokia Takes on iPhone 5 with the PureView Abilities of the Lumia 925

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A new advertisement and video spot on Nokia’s YouTube page goes after the camera abilities of Apple’s iPhone 5 with, surprisingly, the PureView enabled Nokia Lumia 925. The new advertisement, entitled Better Photos Every Day, calls the iPhone 5 out by name and likeness saying that “everyday more photos are taken on the iPhone than […]

Nokia to Take on Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 with Smart Accessories

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If recent rumors are any indication, Nokia is not content with only competing with the features of iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4. According to reports, a line of next-generation Bluetooth 4.0 accessories will also be a part of Nokia’s formula going forward. According to sources who spoke with The Verge, Nokia is preparing to […]

Nokia’s Greatest Obstacle with Windows Phone 8: Microsoft

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Comments made by a Nokia executive highlight one of the biggest obstacles facing Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8: Microsoft itself. At least that is the sentiment coming from Nokia. During an interview for the International Business Times, Nokia vice president Bryan Biniak shared his expectations for the platform, along with his feelings on things that are holding […]

Three Camera Features Sorely Missing From the Lumia 1020

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It’s been almost a week since my review unit of the Nokia Lumia 1020 came in, and as impressed as I’ve been by what Nokia has done with its astounding 41-megapixel camera sensor, there are still three major features that have been omitted from the camera that may may limit the appeal of the Windows […]

Hipstamatic Oggl Brings More Instagram Support to Windows Phone

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Windows Phone might not have an official Instagram application, but the platform has at least scored another high-profile application that supports uploading to Instagram. Starting today, all Windows Phone users can download the Hipstmatic OGGL application in two slightly different versions. The first version of the application is available to all Windows Phone users for […]

Nokia Already Has An Update to Pro Camera App for Lumia 1020 [Updated]

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Late Thursday ahead of the Friday official availability of the PureView flagship Lumia 1020 smartphone, Nokia had already issued a software update for its Pro Camera app, which allows finer creative controls in the photography process. The much lauded Pro Camera app brings DSLR-style controls to the 41-megapixel point-and-shoot smartphone camera, and it does a […]

3 Navigation Features That Google Maps Should Borrow From Nokia’s Here Drive+

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With all the leading smartphone platforms coming with their own voice-guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation app for free, Google Maps is still the leading free navigation platform given the market share that Android has picked up. Yet, despite Google Maps being a common tool online and Google Maps with Navigation being a much sought after experience […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Back In Stock and Ready for Orders at AT&T

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After it was offered for pre-order, Nokia’s 41-megapixel packed Lumia 1020 quickly sold out on AT&T. The phone will officially be available today, and AT&T will have inventory in retail stores and its website is now listing the Lumia 1020 as being in stock. The phone retails for $299.99 with a two-year service agreement and […]

8 Exciting Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Competitors

The Galaxy Note 2's only real strength at this point is its price. And even that is flimsy.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is heavily rumored to be coming to shelves later this year to replace the current Galaxy Note model, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. However, the Galaxy Note 3 won’t be alone this fall. In fact, the device will likely see a number of competitors emerge from the shadows in the […]

Nokia’s Galaxy Note 3 Competitor May Already Be in Production

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Mere days after Nokia announced the Nokia Lumia 625, the company’s largest screen smartphone to date, pictures of what seems is a device with a very large display that could compete with the Galaxy Note 3, have appeared. A picture of the device’s screen bezel were posted to Chinese social networking website Sina Weibo and […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: The Camera Phone King

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After much hype and anticipation, Nokia introduced the Lumia 1020 with a lot of fanfare and enthusiasm, and the Windows Phone 8 device doesn’t disappoint. In the days surrounding the announcement of Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone, the company dominated the conversations on Twitter and framed the dialogue around a new experience with zoom on a […]

Nokia Lumia 625 Debuts With Phablet-sized Screen

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Nokia has unveiled a new low-cost device for attracting users who prefer larger screen sizes: the Nokia Lumia 625. Announced today in London, the Nokia Lumia 625 is Nokia’s first attempt at creating a phablet, a smartphone with a screen nearly as large as what users can expect on a tablet. In the Lumia 625’s […]

Nokia Teases “Big” Announcement Tomorrow. Is it The Nokia Lumia 625?

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According to a new post at Nokia Conversations (the company blog), Nokia is preparing to announce something “BIG” tomorrow morning. It’s possible that it’ll be the phablet-sized Nokia Lumia 625 that leaked last week. The declaration came this morning, with the headline “Something BIG landing here tomorrow.” Unfortunately, the company didn’t provide any further details in the post […]

Nokia Continues to Hammer Low-End, Announces Lumia 520 on AT&T

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As part of Nokia’s continuing strategy to push the cost of its handsets down, AT&T announced that the extremely popular Lumia 520 handset will make its way to the GoPhone prepaid service. The device, which will début with the now sold-out Lumia 1020 on July 26th, will be the first time Nokia has offered a prepaid smartphone running […]