Opera Mini the default browser on legacy Nokia’s
Aug21

Opera Mini the default browser on legacy Nokia’s

Microsoft and Opera have announced a new partnership today that will see the Opera Mini web browser placed on Nokia features phones around the world. The companies have agreed a licensing agreement that will see one of the most popular mobile browsers land on a slew of entry level Nokia handsets, including the successful ASHA range. The Windows platform has enjoyed steady growth in emerging markets, and in some cases even outsells the...

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Lumia 520 gets Windows 8.1 and Cyan
Aug18

Lumia 520 gets Windows 8.1 and Cyan

The Lumia 520 has been arguably the most important smartphone on the Windows Phone platform. The entry level device is aging now, but has finally been given a new lease of life thanks to the Windows Phone 8.1 update and Lumia Cyan firmware. The impact of the Lumia 520 cannot be underestimated as it was a massive part of Nokia's renewed success in recent years. The Finnish company may not have got back to the halcyon days of dominating...

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Microsoft’s Lumia 730 coming this month
Aug14

Microsoft’s Lumia 730 coming this month

We know by now that Microsoft will launch its Nokia Lumia 730 as its next smartphone, and today we have some more concrete information on when it will land. That's thanks to a Vietnamese retailer that pulled the trigger too soon and posted the handset on its website. That retailer said it would be stocking the Lumia 730 before the end of August and that it would cost 5,000,000 VND (~240USD). We assume that means that Microsoft will...

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Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?
Aug13

Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?

For the past few years when Nokia released a phone it was a carrier exclusive if you wanted a 920, 1020, 1520 you had to go AT&T. You want the stunning new Lumia Icon? Verizon wireless only. This practice never made much sense to me if you are a struggling company making devices running fledgling OS you need to get it into as many hands as possible as quickly as possible. According to rumor this issue will finally be addressed...

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The Lumia 730 is Microsoft’s selfie phone
Aug08

The Lumia 730 is Microsoft’s selfie phone

Microsoft will be the latest company to get on the so called "selfie" trend when it launches a new Nokia Lumia handset later in the summer. The Lumia 730 will be a replacement for the current mid-range Lumia 720, except that its front face camera will also peg it into the selfie trend. The handset has shown up in an image for the first time today. The so-called selfie trend sees mid-range smartphones get higher quality front facing...

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Microsofts “Selfie” Phone Superman Outed by Stephen Elop
Jul29

Microsofts “Selfie” Phone Superman Outed by Stephen Elop

  It has been reported that Microsoft's head of devices Stephen Elop has shown off the upcoming Windows Phone code named Superman. This device is rumored to be the follow up device to the Nokia Lumia 720 with the newer design language of the Lumia 930 and a 5mp front facing camera. This feature has seen this device dubbed "the selfie Lumia". Check out the other rumored specs below.   5-inch, 720p resolution display Quad-core...

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