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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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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