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Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

Nokia Lumia 610 to get Wi-Fi hotspot functionality

16 March, 2012 | comments (77)

Unwired View has uncovered an interesting feature in the upcoming Nokia Lumia 610 and that is the ability to use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Now, on its own, the feature isn't particularly new and this functionality was in fact added in...


Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8, promo videos today

Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8, promo videos today

14 March, 2012 | comments (50)

An employee at an AT&T store in California revealed the Lumia 900 release date – April 8. There is still no official confirmation on this, but some previous rumors also suggested the second week of April as the release time frame. The rumored...


O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

11 March, 2012 | comments (30)

MWC gave us a lot to look forward to, with a new family of HTC devices alongside the first range of smartphones brandishing the Sony name and now these delights are making their way to carriers across the globe. O2 UK recently updated their...


Windows Phone Tango minimum hardware limitations outlined

Windows Phone Tango minimum hardware limitations outlined

08 March, 2012 | comments (48)

Offerings from both Nokia and ZTE debuted the next major build of Windows Phone last week at MWC, dubbed "Tango". The new Nokia Lumia 610 and ZTE Orbit both took to their respective stands to show off the new lower-end capabilities of Microsoft's...


Nokia Lumia 800 battery life gets a threefold improvement

Nokia Lumia 800 battery life gets a threefold improvement

07 March, 2012 | comments (79)

The battery life on the Nokia Lumia 800 has been much criticized ever since the phone launched four months ago. Since then Nokia has released a couple of updates for the device aiming to improve the battery life but they didn't really help, with the...


Nokia World 2012 to be held in Finland this time

Nokia World 2012 to be held in Finland this time

06 March, 2012 | comments (56)

Nokia World is going to be held in Nokia’s home country Finland for the first time in the show's history. It will take place on September 25-26 in Helsinki. The interest for the show is expected to be tremendous, so you should probably follow the...


Nokia Lumia 800 software update available on Zune

Nokia Lumia 800 software update available on Zune

06 March, 2012 | comments (40)

Nokia Lumia 800 users, here's a reason to smile today - a new software update is available through Zune and it brings quite a punch. Marked with version number 1600.2487.8107.12070, the update brings better battery life and fixes backlight issues...


Nokia 808 PureView to skip the North American Market

Nokia 808 PureView to skip the North American Market

06 March, 2012 | comments (76)

In a move that should surprise no one, Nokia will not be releasing the Nokia 808 PureView in the North American market. This information comes from Nokia's developer website, which lists the availability of the 808 as 'Global', with a footnote than...


Nokia shuts down its Ovi Share service

Nokia shuts down its Ovi Share service

06 March, 2012 | comments (37)

Nokia has sent out mails to all its Ovi Share users informing them about the sad demise of the service. For those who haven't heard of it before, Ovi Share was Nokia's version of Dropbox, which allowed those with an Ovi account to upload content...


A PureView camera headed to the Lumia lineup soon

A PureView camera headed to the Lumia lineup soon

05 March, 2012 | comments (67)

A few days ago the Nokia 808 PureView caused a lot of jaws to drop, only to be raised back up again to ask "wait, Symbian?" However, when you take into account that the PureView project started 5 years ago the things become clear - Windows Phone...


More camera samples from Nokia 808 PureView

More camera samples from Nokia 808 PureView

02 March, 2012 | comments (347)

The striking 41MP camera of the Nokia 808 PureView won it an award and we can't get enough of looking at camera samples from it. Nokia themselves released several still and video samples and they were nothing short of amazing. The Handheld Blog...


Nokia Lumia 900 available for pre-order in the UK

Nokia Lumia 900 available for pre-order in the UK

02 March, 2012 | comments (79)

UK retailer Clove has gotten official word from Nokia about the price of the Nokia Lumia 900 and they've put it up for pre-order. The 900 was first unveiled for AT&T but the global version of the phone was announced just a few days ago at the...


Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

01 March, 2012 | comments (150)

Nokia revealed that the Nokia 808 PureView runs Nokia Belle OS Feature Pack 1, which brings a number of improvements. Also, they have some good news and some bad news for owners of current Belle devices too, depending on what device you have. The...


Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

01 March, 2012 | comments (278)

The winner for one last category of the Global Mobile Awards - the Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 award - was left to be announced and looking at the photo of smiling Nokia execs makes it easy to guess which...


GSMA Awards announced, here are the winners (cough, Samsung)

GSMA Awards announced, here are the winners (cough, Samsung)

29 February, 2012 | comments (143)

The Oscars were last Sunday, but the GSM Oscars - the Global Mobile Awards - were last night in Barcelona. Some went home with prestigious awards, others didn’t get quite what they wanted and others still had to go home with empty...


MeeGo 1.2 update for Nokia N9 goes live

MeeGo 1.2 update for Nokia N9 goes live

27 February, 2012 | comments (187)

About a month after it was seeded to developers for testing, the v1.2 update for MeeGo goes live. The update weighs in at 284MB and it may take a while to install (up to 40 minutes according to Nokia). But it's well worth the wait. With it,...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia 808 PureView video and camera samples emerge

Nokia 808 PureView video and camera samples emerge

27 February, 2012 | comments (344)

The Nokia 808 PureView's 41MP camera is causing quite a stir at the MWC and we finally get to see its full-sized camera samples. Alongside the four photos are also three full HD 1080p video samples. All of them are really impressive, so let's...


Nokia announces PureView 808 with a 41 MP sensor

Nokia announces PureView 808 with a 41 MP sensor

27 February, 2012 | comments (745)

Today at their MWC2012's press event, Nokia brought the PureView teaser to fever pitch with the 41 megapixel camera of the Symbian Belle-running Nokia PureView 808. The Nokia 808 PureView uses a 41 MP sensor, which captures image data from...


Nokia officially announce Lumia 610 and world Lumia 900

Nokia officially announce Lumia 610 and world Lumia 900

27 February, 2012 | comments (73)

After many leaks, it's now official - Nokia announce the Lumia 610 at the Mobile World Congress as well as the global availability of the Lumia 900. Nokia Lumia 610 Running Windows Phone 7.5, the Lumia 610 is powered by an 800MHz single-core...


Nokia announces Asha 302, 203 and 202

Nokia announces Asha 302, 203 and 202

27 February, 2012 | comments (52)

Mary McDowell came on stage and got busy right away announcing three new Nokia Asha phones - the Asha 202, Asha 203 and Asha 302. The Asha 302 is a QWERTY messenger, while the Asha 203 is identical to the Asha 202, but with an extra SIM...