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Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

04 February, 2012 | comments (363)

Say 'bye bye to Symbian' is essentially the message coming from Nokia as it looks to bring about the end of its legacy platform sooner than many expected. Despite talks of Symbian Carla and even Symbian Donna in the works for current and new...


Nokia Lumia 800 is selling hot in cold Finland

Nokia Lumia 800 is selling hot in cold Finland

03 February, 2012 | comments (90)

The first Nokia Windows Phone - the Lumia 800 - has been selling like hot cakes in Nokia's homeland, Finland. The phone was launched on February 1st there and some retailers are already reporting that they're out-of-stock, whilst others expect to...


US Microsoft stores start accepting Nokia Lumia 900 pre-orders

US Microsoft stores start accepting Nokia Lumia 900 pre-orders

02 February, 2012 | comments (99)

LTE speeds, a 4.3" AMOLED screen, a 1.4GHz CPU and the oh-so-sweet non-painted polycarbonate unibody - the Nokia Lumia 900 looks like the smartphone to have if you are interested in the WP platform. And thanks to the Microsoft brick and mortar...


Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

30 January, 2012 | comments (81)

A while back, Nokia's Twitter account jumped the gun when announcing the release of the Belle update for older Nokia smartphones. Let's hope this time it's for real - Nokia's Vietnamese site announced that Belle is coming on February 8 for the...


Nokia Lumia 910 shows up on Dutch retailer's website

Nokia Lumia 910 shows up on Dutch retailer's website

28 January, 2012 | comments (62)

A yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 910 has appeared at a Dutch online retailer. The device sports a spec sheet, quite similar to the U.S. exclusive Lumia 900, save for the lack of LTE radio and the presence of a massive 12MP camera sensor on board -...


Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

27 January, 2012 | comments (229)

Nokia have now confirmed via their official Twitter feed that major updates have already begun rolling out to a number of devices currently running Symbian Anna, bumping them up to Symbian Belle, news that a lot of Nokia fans will no doubt welcome...


Nokia Q4 results are out, Lumia sold well over 1 million units

Nokia Q4 results are out, Lumia sold well over 1 million units

26 January, 2012 | comments (105)

It's Nokia's turn to sum up its financial Q4 and we finally got to learn more about the market performance of the Lumia smartphones. As it turns out the sales aren't too bad, but the company still lost a huge amount of money in the holiday...


Nokia Lumia 900 hits AT&T on March 18 for $99.99

Nokia Lumia 900 hits AT&T on March 18 for $99.99

25 January, 2012 | comments (58)

So here's a date for the WP fans in the US to look forward to and a new savings target. According to the latest bit of online rumors, the Nokia Lumia 900 will hit the AT&T shelves on March 18 (as previously reported) and will cost $99.99. The...


Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

25 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Little over a week ago Nokia released N9 PR1.2 beta version to the Nokia N950 developer device but at the time we didn't have the full changelog at the time. Well now we do - it includes 5 new languages, app folders, extended copy-and-paste...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia celebrates the sale of the 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone

Nokia celebrates the sale of the 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone

25 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Phones like the Lumia 900 or the N9 may be the ones that get their name in the news most often, but the backbone of Nokia is their Series 40 lineup. Today, S40 phones reached an impressive milestone - 1.5 billion (yes, with a b) of them have been...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


About half of 2nd-gen WP7 phones are Nokias, but HTC leads overall

About half of 2nd-gen WP7 phones are Nokias, but HTC leads overall

24 January, 2012 | comments (62)

When Microsoft released their quarterly financial results, there wasn’t a peep about Windows Phone. So, we have to look to third-party statistics, like the one from OccassionalGamer, whose games have been installed over a million times on various WP...


Nokia Lumia 900 will hit UK's Carphone Warehouse in June

Nokia Lumia 900 will hit UK's Carphone Warehouse in June

23 January, 2012 | comments (47)

Nokia Lumia 900 is yet to hit AT&T's shelves (presumably in March), dressed in the mantle of exclusivity. However, in a rather surprising fashion, the UK availability of the Finnish range topper is also all but confirmed, courtesy of the major...


Battery fix for Nokia Lumia 800 starts rolling out today

Battery fix for Nokia Lumia 800 starts rolling out today

19 January, 2012 | comments (62)

Last year it was discovered that the Nokia Lumia 800 had battery related issues and Nokia's investigation revealed that they were caused by a software glitched. They promised a fix for early this year and they just delivered on that promise. The...


Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

18 January, 2012 | comments (186)

Nokia has confirmed through a post on its Twitter account that the Belle update will start rolling out to older devices starting next week. @farkasondro Hi Ondrej, Nokia Belle will be on the way from next week. You can see more details of the...


MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

17 January, 2012 | comments (40)

We've got some great news for the MeeGo fans out there. The expected Nokia N9 PR 1.2 update has completed yet another stage of its evolution and has now started seeding. Unfortunately, it's still only a developer-preview version, so you'd need to...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia 900 expected to launch on March 18-19

Nokia Lumia 900 expected to launch on March 18-19

14 January, 2012 | comments (158)

When Nokia announced the new Lumia 900 at CES they only said it will be released in the next few months without giving a proper date. WMPoweruser has now learned that the phone will in fact be launched some time in March. If that's too vague...


Nokia expected to sell 37 million Windows Phones in 2012

Nokia expected to sell 37 million Windows Phones in 2012

12 January, 2012 | comments (186)

According to analyst company Morgan Stanley, this year is going to be a very successful one for Nokia and its WP smartphones. The Finns made a rapid change an effort changing their focus and direction and now is the fruits of their hard work are...


PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

12 January, 2012 | comments (66)

Sometimes you're just lucky - like this guy who found out his Nokia N9 is already running the upcoming PR1.2 update. The changelog for the update promises video calling support, app folders, improvements for the camera and gallery (we've already...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Samsung  expects to rob Nokia of top maker title this year

Samsung expects to rob Nokia of top maker title this year

10 January, 2012 | comments (152)

The time of Nokia's unquestionable reign in the mobile phone market is drawing to a close it seems, as the Finns lost the smartphone shipment race last year. Samsung are reportedly gunning for the top, confident they can outsell Nokia in all...

Tags: Nokia, Samsung, Misc


LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official, exclusive to AT&T

LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official, exclusive to AT&T

09 January, 2012 | comments (101)

Just as expected, Nokia used their CES 2012 press conference to announce their latest Windows Phone smartphone – the Nokia Lumia 900. Coming with LTE connectivity and a 4.3” ClearBlack AMOLED, the Lumia 900 is going to be an AT&T exclusive at...