Nokia’s “Going Green” But Why? Android Powered Device Coming?

Lately all of Nokia social media has turned green and rumor has it it's not for the environment.  Rumor has it that all the green going on at Nokia is for the upcoming announcement on Monday February 24th at Mobile World Congress with the announcement of the Android running Nokia Normandy. The Nokia Normandy is rumored to be a low end Android device. (Think Nokia Lumia 520 running Android)  It will not run a full out version of...

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Nokia Lumia Icon unboxing and hands-on

This is the Nokia Lumia Icon. You may have seen it in previous leaks as the Nokia Lumia 929. Or perhaps it was "that phone was supposed to fix the flaws of the Verizon Lumia 928." That's a really long name, so maybe I'm the only one who called it that. Either way, the Lumia Icon is the next premiere Windows Phone 8 handset launching on Verizon Wireless. It will debut February 20 and cost $199.99 on a two-year agreement. Take a look at...

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Nokia teases new phone that’s probably the Lumia 929

Nokia is going to make noise with a new Lumia device next week. We're not exactly sure which device it will be, but signs point to it being the Lumia 929. The first sign that something's coming is courtesy of the video below, which asks if you heard or seen what's coming. That's probably a reference to the Lumia Icon, a phone we expected to be released months ago on Verizon Wireless. It was delayed and sat on the sidelines, but the...

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Nokia Normandy Pops Up on Vietnamese Site Claims Google Suite Access

In a odd turn of events, the rumored Nokia Normandy has shown up on retail site The Gioididong.com.  While it is supporting specs we have already heard, this is claiming something entirely new - that this device will have access to the entire suite of Google apps. This includes Google Play, Google Search, Google Now, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar. Really? Not only is the site claiming it would have Google apps, it also says that the...

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Nokia invites press to see something new, maybe the Android-powered Normandy?

Nokia's days as a smartphone maker are numbered, but until Microsoft officially takes control of its device unit, the company still has to keep going with its existing plans. Those plans include a scheduled press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month, and that conference may be the launch site for Nokia’s first Android smartphone. I’ve just received an invitation from Nokia to attend a press event titled “Meet Us...

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Folders Arrive on Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Devices

Ever since Nokia switched from Symbian to Windows Phone there has been a HUGE out cry for the ability to "folder up" apps.  Folders have been a mainstay on Symbian devices for ages and were sorely missed by long term Nokia users and by Android/iOS converts alike.  The other day I woke up to a huge surprise on my Lumia 1020 when I found the "App Folder" app in the Nokia collection part of the Windows Phone store. This app does exactly...

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