Rumor: Windows Phones Going “Buttonless” in the Future

For a little while there was a hot rumor going around that Microsoft was trying get rid of the back button on it's devices because it was confusing to some consumers. Now word on the street is that Microsoft is trying to get rid of all the buttons and replace them with onscreen buttons to make the devices cheaper for manufacturers to make their devices. Also this move would give legs to the "dual boot device" rumor since said device...

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More Windows Phone 8 Bittersweet Shimmer/GDR3 Leaks on Lumia Devices

The amount of leaks for the upcoming building of Windows Phone just keep coming. This time a Nokia Lumia 920 got sold that has the updates already installed on it. There is often talked about third row of tiles and not only that but it shows the actual percent of battery left of battery in the notification area. The other thing I noticed is the "down arrow" on the bar I couldn't find anywhere what that arrow could be for... Perhaps a...

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Nokia/MSFT Post Merger Managment Team Will Look Like This

While I am still gathering information on the Microsoft Nokia deal I came across this piece of information I wanted to share immediately with you. This is part of an email I found from Steven Ballmer showing exactly what the new management structure will look like.   1. Stephen Elop will be coming back to Microsoft, and he will lead an expanded Devices team, which includes all of our current Devices and Studios work and most of the...

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Nokia Announces a Release Date for the Lumia 1020 in Italy, France and Russia

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been available here in the US for a little while now yet Nokia has left other countries waiting and wondering when this device will be available in their country. For three countries that questions has been answered... It has been reported by Smartphonefrance.info , WP7forum.ru that the Nokia Lumia 1020 will be released in Italy eight days from now on September 10th. In France they will have to wait a little...

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Are these the prices for the Sony Smartphone Lenes?

A little while back there was a leak of two new lens by Sony made for your smartphone the the DSC-QX10 (18mp) and DSC-QX100 (20.2-mp) but there was no word on pricing. Now the word around the campfire is that Sony will want $230 for the DSC-QX10 and $500 for the DSC-QX100. Admittedly this is a lot of money for a smartphone accessory I mean the camera that most people buy cost less than this.  However if the photos that these things...

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Unboxing of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and It’s Special Testing Accessories

Yesterday when I went to my front door I had a little surprise waiting for me from Nokia. It was a Nokia Lumia 1020 with a few extra goodies in it to help me test the device. Inside was the device itself, a cool "lens canister" that it came in, the little people from one of the displays at the 1020 launch, and holder that can hold two devices. One of those devices being the 1020 and the other being a competitors device for camera...

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