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 […]

Lumia 1020 Comes With 50GB of Free Storage for Super-Sized Photos

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As part of its Nokia Lumia 1020 launch, AT&T will give users 50GB of cloud storage on its AT&T Locker service. From their device, users will be able to activate their 50GB subscription when their Nokia Lumia 1020 arrives. AT&T previously announced that it would be shipping the Lumia 1020 to users starting July 26th. Since […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Sells Out at AT&T

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The photography focused Nokia Lumia 1020 is sold out. That’s according to notices sent to AT&T users who had preordered the device. The notice, which was sent to a user who then forwarded to WMPowerUser , shows that the Nokia Lumia 1020 is backordered and that the user’s current order simply can’t be completed in the time […]

Is this the Nokia Phablet?

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We may now have our first pictures of the often rumored, but never seen, Nokia phablet running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8. Recent images found by social media user C Technology on the website of the regulatory organization TENNAA — the Chinese equivalent of the United States’ Federal Communications Commission — and reported by the Boy […]

New Nokia Rivendale, HTC Z4, and Amazon Mobile Device Rumored

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According to a leak by famed Twitter leaker @evleaks, there are a slew of new devices coming from Nokia, HTC, and Amazon. At this point, the leaker did not post any images of the devices; instead, code names were listed. We’re now seeing the names for Nokia Rivendale, HTC Z4, and an Amazon GLP70. Details, specs, […]

Eye-Popping, Wallet-Lightening Lumia 1020 Now Available for Pre-Order

Nokia's Lumia 1020 and other Windows Phones will get enhanced Glance features as a part of the Lumia Black update.

Photography inclined AT&T users can now pre-order the Nokia Lumia 1020 with its 41 megapixel rear-facing camera. The Lumia 1020  won’t come cheap. True to the device’s announcement last week, the Lumia 1020 will cost users $299.99 with a two-year service agreement, and $549 with a one-year service agreement. Users looking to pick up the […]

Windows Phone Blue Update Plagued By Bugs and Delayed Until Next Year

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Unconfirmed reports indicate that Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system won’t see major updates until sometime early next year due to serious bugs. Citing sources “familiar with Microsoft’s Windows Phone plans”, The Verge believes that Microsoft’s Windows Phone Team is in what it describes as “shut up and ship” mode — industry jargon for what essentially […]

Lumia 1020 Exclusive Apps: It’s Not All Megapixels

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While the Nokia Lumia 1020 is grabbing headlines for its innovative 41 megapixel camera, the applications and software enhancements onboard the device may actually leave the longer lasting impression on potential Windows Phone 8 users. Announced at the same time as the Lumia 1020 itself, Nokia has also partnered with popular application developers to enhance […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Hands-on

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The Nokia Lumia 1020 is Nokia’s latest flagship Windows Phone that finally brings the powerful sensor of the 808 PureView to a phone with a decent platform. The polycarbonate Lumia 1020 looks and feel a lot like the Nokia Lumia 920, with an extra-large sensor on the back. The bulge around the camera sensor is […]

5 Reasons Why the Lumia 1020 Tops Point and Shoot Cameras

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Since the rebirth of the smartphone (with Apple’s original iPhone), mobile devices have been taking over the functions and marketshare of the independent devices of the past. In short order, they’ve usurped the watch, made dedicated media players a thing of the past and are even are even likely to begin killing off the third-party […]