Nokia X Devices to get Update
Jul28

Nokia X Devices to get Update

Less then a week after announcing that they will no longer produce the Nokia X line of devices, Microsoft has announced a firmware update for the smartphones. Some of these updates include a new App Switcher feature and improved Outlook experience. While I release this announcement doesn't affect too many of you out there, it is nevertheless worth talking about since it shows continued support for a DOA product. This leads me to...

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The Lumia 530 looks like a budget masterpiece
Jul23

The Lumia 530 looks like a budget masterpiece

This is Microsoft's Nokia Lumia 530, the very reason why the company purchased Nokia earlier this year. Okay, not this exact handset, but ones like it. That's because the Lumia 530 is a smartphone that hits the dead center of the target it is aiming for, delivering an almost perfect budget package to emerging markets. Sure, Microsoft hopes that the flagship Lumia devices such as the 930 Icon will crack difficult markets like the US,...

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Has Microsoft Set Nokia Up for a Comeback?
Jul21

Has Microsoft Set Nokia Up for a Comeback?

Microsoft has made a few "bold moves" in the past few weeks including the announcement that they will no longer be producing feature phones including the popular and successful Asha and S40 devices. Not only that but as part of the massive layoffs they have let go the teams that work on those devices. You may be thinking how does all this help Nokia?  As part of the Microsoft buyout Nokia is not allowed to make smartphones until 2016,...

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No more Nokia Android phones from Microsoft
Jul17

No more Nokia Android phones from Microsoft

Microsoft's shocking but inevitable decision to cut jobs today has had a huge impact on the company's future mobile plans. Of the massive 18,000 jobs slashed, 12,500 come from the newly acquired Nokia devices and services divisions and Redmond also put an end to the Nokia X Android line. That means we will not see any further forays into the Android market from device with the Nokia or Microsoft branding. That is contrary to recent...

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Microsoft’s Lumia 930 makes its way to the UK
Jul09

Microsoft’s Lumia 930 makes its way to the UK

The Nokia Lumia 930 that is now called the Microsoft Lumia 930 had its UK launch today, giving consumers across the pond the chance to get their hands on arguably the best Windows Phone to date. The device will arrive in the UK on July 17th and will come with wireless charging and a price of £33 per month on a subsidised contract. If you are unfamiliar with the Lumia 930 then it should be sufficient to say that it is the current jewel...

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Rumor: Lumia Android Device Coming

While most of the time I'd blow off these type of rumor as poppycock, the source of this rumor is the only thing that makes me even think it has a chance of being true.  According to the tipster @evleaks Android-powered Lumia incoming, from Nokia by Microsoft Now there is no further information on this rumored upcoming device I am hoping this is a fully fledged Android device and simply not a Windows Phone device disguised as an...

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