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Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

04 July, 2015 | comments (19)

Soon after it became known that the Nokia N1 was imported to India for testing, information has surfaced that the tablet is also headed for Indonesia. According to the source, the Foxconn-manufactured device has passed certification in the country,...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Nokia N1 listed in Zauba, India release imminent

Nokia N1 listed in Zauba, India release imminent

03 July, 2015 | comments (24)

Nokia N1 - the Foxconn-made slate and the first Nokia device from the post-Microsoft era - was sold exclusively in China since the beginning of this year. It was just a month ago, when Nokia managed to finally release the N1 in Taiwan - the second...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Nokia will launch new smartphones in 2016, CEO now says

Nokia will launch new smartphones in 2016, CEO now says

19 June, 2015 | comments (156)

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri (pictured below) seems to have finally given up on saying that his company will not return to the smartphone market. Following one denial last year and another in April of this year, Suri now says the company is in fact...

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LG licenses 2G-4G patents from Nokia, will pay royalties

LG licenses 2G-4G patents from Nokia, will pay royalties

16 June, 2015 | comments (15)

Well, this is a curveball for Microsoft – Nokia and LG have reached a smartphone patent licensing agreement. LG will license over 60 Nokia patents related to 2G, 3G and 4G and will pay royalties to the Finns. Ramzi Haidamus, President of Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, LG, Misc


Check out the new phones of Week 23

Check out the new phones of Week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (2)

The past few days were quite busy on the mobile front. Device announcements were quite plentiful and a lot of them entirely out of the blue. There isn't really any spectacular powerhouse on the list, but, the phones do deserve their share of...


New Nokia 105 is a $20 featurephone for the masses

New Nokia 105 is a $20 featurephone for the masses

03 June, 2015 | comments (41)

In today's high-tech world, feature phones are a dying breed, but Microsoft still hasn't given up on such products. The fact is that they are still essential for a lot of developing markets and novice or non tech-savvy users. Consequently, feature...

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Virgin Mobile Lumia 635 now available on Best Buy for just $40

Virgin Mobile Lumia 635 now available on Best Buy for just $40

02 June, 2015 | comments (2)

The Virgin Mobile model of the Nokia Lumia 635 smartphone, which was released back in June last year, is now available for purchase from Best Buy for just $39.99. That's a saving of over 50% as the device usually retails for $99.99. The...


Nokia RM-1106 may be the Lumia 940 with a 5.2-inch 1080p screen

Nokia RM-1106 may be the Lumia 940 with a 5.2-inch 1080p screen

29 May, 2015 | comments (28)

A "Nokia" RM-1106 was uncovered in GFX Bench, a handset with a 5.2" screen and a brand new chipset. There's a decent chance this is the Microsoft Lumia 940, though the detection software messed up more than the manufacturer name. One thing it...


Nokia N1 hits the shelves in Taiwan with $270 price tag

Nokia N1 hits the shelves in Taiwan with $270 price tag

24 May, 2015 | comments (15)

As expected, Nokia’s N1 Android tablet became available outside of China. The 7.9” Intel-packing Android slate hit the shelves in Taiwan with a $270 price tag. Nokia N1 will ship with Google Services in Taiwan, so users will be able to take...

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Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

04 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Microsoft, which is currently re-branding Nokia stores worldwide, has closed its only flagship store in Finland. The once Nokia flagship outlet had become a Microsoft store just last November, and was located in the heart of downtown...


Nokia N1 to finally escape China, Taiwan gets it first

Nokia N1 to finally escape China, Taiwan gets it first

29 April, 2015 | comments (14)

The Nokia N1 tablet, which was launched back in January this year and was only available in China (where it has been selling like hotcakes), will finally be made available in other markets. The Finnish company (the partthat wasn't sold off...

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Nokia officially denies plans to re-enter smartphone market

Nokia officially denies plans to re-enter smartphone market

26 April, 2015 | comments (89)

Nokia has no plans to re-enter the smartphone market after all. The Finnish giant released an official statement, which denied recent rumors that suggested the opposite. Here is the full text of Nokia’s short statement: Nokia notes...

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Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

24 April, 2015 | comments (268)

Recently we heard rumors about alleged Nokia plans for re-entering the phone market in 2016. We are happy to report those plans are indeed true and Nokia will be marking its return next year with an Android smartphone. Nokia sold its device...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Misc


Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

22 April, 2015 | comments (68)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple is among the potential buyers for Nokia’s HERE mapping business. The Cupertino giant is among the high-profile suitors approached by the Finnish company about interest. Other potential buyers of HERE...

Tags: Nokia, Apple, Rumors


Nokia rumored to return to making phones next year

Nokia rumored to return to making phones next year

20 April, 2015 | comments (162)

According to a report in Re/code, Nokia plans to go back to manufacturing mobile phone in 2016. The company is said to be “quietly plotting a return” to the market it once dominated. Nokia Technologies is reportedly driving the move back to...

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Fix your bricked Lumia 520 or 525 with the updated recovery tool

Fix your bricked Lumia 520 or 525 with the updated recovery tool

20 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Recently Microsoft made available the Windows 10 Technical Preview for Lumia 520/521 and 525. These are the weakest phones among the Windows Phone 8 gang with just half a gig of RAM. The update process went well for the early adopters, though issues...


Microsoft pauses Lumia 520, 525 update due to bricking

Microsoft pauses Lumia 520, 525 update due to bricking

17 April, 2015 | comments (31)

Did you update Nokia Lumia 520 or Lumia 525 (including the 526 variant) with the preview Windows 10 build? Then you should hold off on rolling back to Windows Phone 8.1, multiple users report that they bricked their devices doing so with the Windows...


Nokia to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion

Nokia to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion

15 April, 2015 | comments (43)

From rumor to official press release in record time – Nokia is officially combining with Alcatel-Lucent. "Combine" is what the press release calls it, it's really an acquisition – Nokia will acquire Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction valued...

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Nokia tipped to contemplate a sale of its HERE maps business

Nokia tipped to contemplate a sale of its HERE maps business

11 April, 2015 | comments (51)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Nokia is contemplating a sale of its HERE maps business. The Finnish company allegedly wants to focus its efforts on growing its wireless network division, as well as improve its credit rating. The...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


The Golden editions of Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 now available

The Golden editions of Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 now available

07 April, 2015 | comments (22)

Microsoft officially announced golden versions of the Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 in early January this year, saying they will be available "soon." Well, not quite soon but the Nokia Lumia 930 in Gold is now available from select retailers in Europe,...