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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Budget Blu Windows Phone to Challenge the Lumia 520
Jul10

Budget Blu Windows Phone to Challenge the Lumia 520

For the longest time if you were looking for a quality budget Windows Phone 8 device you only had one place to go, the Nokia Lumia 520.  That is starting to change now that Microsoft is no longer charging to place the OS on devices.  The latest company to pick up on the OS is the American company BLU.  They have two new Windows Phone devices coming and both are very affordable even off contract. The more expensive of the two is the...

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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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Nokia Branding to Stay on Lumia Devices?
Jul02

Nokia Branding to Stay on Lumia Devices?

Ever since the start of the Microsoft buyout of Nokia there have been rumors of keeping the Nokia name, or just keeping the Lumia branding, or calling the devices "Surface Phones", etc...  Now the tipster EvLeaks is reporting that Microsoft is working on a licensing agreement to use the name “Nokia by Microsoft” EvLeaks reports that: “This is pretty exciting: Microsoft is reportedly in the final stages of licensing the Nokia brand,...

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