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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Goodbye to Nokia from Microsoft
Sep10

Goodbye to Nokia from Microsoft

Since buying Nokia’s devices and services division earlier in the year, Microsoft has been ripping the company up. First Redmond pulled the plug on feature phones, saying it would stop making them within 18 months, than it ditched Nokia’s early steps into Android, and now Microsoft has decided it will stop using the Nokia name altogether. According to reports today, the Lumia 730 and 830 launched last week will be the last to also...

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Lumia 830 is a PureView device on a budget
Sep04

Lumia 830 is a PureView device on a budget

Microsoft had a ready-made company on its hands when it bought Nokia’s mobile devices division earlier this year. That’s why Redmond has been able to just carry on as normal, releasing Nokia’s Lumia devices as if the company never came under new ownership. The latest arrived today at IFA, the Nokia Lumia 830, as Microsoft’s latest mid-range addition to the Windows Phone 8 market. Microsoft is pushing the 830 as an affordable way to...

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Lumia “Selfie” Tease for Microsoft September 4th Event
Sep01

Lumia “Selfie” Tease for Microsoft September 4th Event

With Apple's event coming up later this month on the 9th it's easy to forgot that Microsoft has an event coming up on the 4th. The rumor is that this event introducing the Microsoft Lumia 730/735 with it's key feature being a 5mp front facing camera. The above invitation that they sent out seems to confirm this rumor. Rumored specs for this device are as follows: 4.7-inch HD ClearBlack display Quad-core Snapdragon processor 1 GB of...

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