Microsoft explains decision to kill Nokia branding
Oct24

Microsoft explains decision to kill Nokia branding

Yesterday’s news that Microsoft is axing the Nokia branding for Lumia smartphones ended months of speculation, but also left a lot of questions unanswered. Microsoft has used a Nokia Conversations blogpost to explain many of those questions. When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would become part of the Microsoft family. Since...

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Nokia Branding Officially Being Phased Out Microsoft Lumia Phased In
Oct22

Nokia Branding Officially Being Phased Out Microsoft Lumia Phased In

Ever since the buyout of Nokia's handset division by Microsoft we knew this day was coming...The day where Microsoft would kill the Nokia branding in favor of their own.  That day is here all Facebook user of any Nokia account woke up to this message this morning. In the next few days you’ll receive a message directly from Facebook about this page changing name. We're about to become Microsoft Lumia! Watch this space for more news...

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Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android
Oct21

Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android

Nokia’s HERE Maps is one of the better alternatives to Google Maps and even comes with some features that Google’s effort lacks. Recently Nokia announced HERE Maps for select Samsung Galaxy smartphones through the Korean company’s Galaxy Store. That was the first step to a wider Android roll out and today Nokia has confirmed that HERE Maps is now available for the wider Android user base. The app is not currently on the Google Play...

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Here Maps Now on Android Devices
Oct08

Here Maps Now on Android Devices

It has been a while coming but Nokia's Here maps has finally hit Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with Here Maps it is a very capable mapping system that runs much more then smartphones it also runs stand alone GPS devices.  However the reason most user love it so much is offline maps.    This means data savings when you are in signal range and still getting navigation services when you are out of signal range...

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Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract
Oct01

Nokia Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile for only $69 No Contract

One of T-Mobile's core principles is value.  They pride themselves on giving you more for your money and if the latest rumor is true this will continue in about two weeks when the Nokia Lumia 530 lands as a pre-paid device for only $69!   This is pretty shocking considering they charged $149 for the Nokia Lumia 521 while ATT was charging only $99 for twin the Lumia 520. Sure this device is cheap you say what about the specs? Could I...

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