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Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

Counterclockwise: iPhones, Lumia 920, Android KitKat

14 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Welcome to Counterclockwise, our weekly trip down memory lane. It's good to look back at years past to put new events into context. This year was, of course, defined by the iPhone event and so were the two years before that. Actually, the second...

Tags: Misc


Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

14 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. We revisit the usual suspects Apple shifts gears with new iPhone releases while Nokia flaunts impressive...

Tags: Misc


WP 8.1 powers  5% of Windows Phone devices

WP 8.1 powers 5% of Windows Phone devices

30 May, 2014 | comments (23)

A report by AdDuplex shows that Windows Phone 8.1 is quickly gaining traction and is now powering slightly over 5% of the overall WP phone base. The study shows the growth is thanks to the newly registered developer accounts and the market launch of...


Nokia Lumia 630 live photos, more specs appear

Nokia Lumia 630 live photos, more specs appear

27 March, 2014 | comments (48)

Promo posters for the yet unofficial Nokia Lumia 630 have started appearing at some retailers in China along with some specifications and even the first live shots of the device. The Lumia 630 will be the first Windows Phone 8.1 with dual-SIM,...


Unlocked Nokia Lumia 920 receives the Black update

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 920 receives the Black update

13 January, 2014 | comments (53)

Barely a few days after the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Lumia 925 got the treatment, the Nokia Lumia Black update made its way to the Lumia 920. The long-awaited firmware upgrade is currently rolling out to unlocked devices worldwide. The Nokia...


WP8 GDR3 update caught on Nokia Lumia 920 Dev Edition

WP8 GDR3 update caught on Nokia Lumia 920 Dev Edition

09 September, 2013 | comments (41)

Some guy that chose to remain anonymous, claims he has bought the AT&T's Developer Edition of Nokia Lumia 920 from Craig's List and it was running on the upcoming WP8 GDR3 Bittersweet Shimmer update. He shot a video of the new features, while...


Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out globally now

Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out globally now

16 August, 2013 | comments (149)

The long-awaited Nokia Lumia Amber update is rolling out for all Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia phones. The update is built on top of the WP8 GDR2 update from Microsoft, but has some exclusive features, developed by Nokia. This includes a...


Nokia Amber update for the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 leaks

Nokia Amber update for the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 leaks

05 August, 2013 | comments (98)

The long-awaited update for Nokia smartphones running the Windows Phone 8 operating system dubbed Nokia Amber has leaked ahead of its official unveil. The Finns are planning to release the software suite of improvements for their WP8 handsets some...


Nokia Lumia 1020 gets internals revealed in first teardown

Nokia Lumia 1020 gets internals revealed in first teardown

30 July, 2013 | comments (72)

Nokia and Windows Phone have certainly received their fair share of flak lately. Still, one can't help but marvel at the very impressive hardware package Nokia was able to squeeze into the modest frame of its latest Lumia 1020 flagship. The...


The Nokia PR2.0 Amber update full changelog appears

The Nokia PR2.0 Amber update full changelog appears

29 July, 2013 | comments (78)

The PR2.0 codenamed Amber update for Nokia Lumia 920 and its WP8 siblings is in the rumorland for quite some time and is highly anticipated by all owners. In case you own a Lumia 920/820/720/620/520 you are probably curious what to expect with the...


Nokia Pro Camera app arriving on other Lumia devices shortly

Nokia Pro Camera app arriving on other Lumia devices shortly

12 July, 2013 | comments (45)

Yesterday, Nokia announced the Lumia 1020 smartphone with a 41 megapixel PureView sensor and to go with it, a new version of the Nokia Pro Camera application with one of the most comprehensive range of image adjustment options found on a mobile...


Nokia Lumia 1020 now official, 41MP OIS camera in tow

Nokia Lumia 1020 now official, 41MP OIS camera in tow

11 July, 2013 | comments (637)

After an unprecedented amount of leaks, Stephen Elop took the stage at the Nokia Zoom Reinvented event in New York to proudly announce the Nokia Lumia 1020 - the company's new Windows Phone 8 cameraphone flagship. The Nokia Lumia 1020's...


Nokia sets up Trade-up program for your used phone in the US

Nokia sets up Trade-up program for your used phone in the US

29 June, 2013 | comments (122)

Nokia, in partnership with Clover Wireless, has launched a trade in program for the US. The initiative allows you to give your old smartphone and receive a VISA prepaid card that you can use for purchasing a brand new Nokia Lumia...


New Nokia EOS photo sizes it up against the Lumia 920

New Nokia EOS photo sizes it up against the Lumia 920

13 June, 2013 | comments (59)

We already got familiar with the upcoming Nokia EOS cameraphone and concluded it looked pretty similar to the Nokia Lumia 920. However, Vizileaks, one of the main sources of the Nokia EOS leaks has taken yet another photo of the Windows Phone...


Nokia EOS photos leak, uses Lumia 920 polycarbonate body

Nokia EOS photos leak, uses Lumia 920 polycarbonate body

05 June, 2013 | comments (96)

The first live photos of the hotly anticipated Nokia EOS have surfaced. Obtained by WPDang the photos reveal Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 proper cameraphone in detail, although it misses the 41MP camera at the back. As you can see, the body...


Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera

Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera

14 May, 2013 | comments (210)

Nokia just announced its third phone in five days, its new WP8 flagship called Nokia Lumia 925. It's similar to the Lumia 920 and Verizon's Lumia 928 in that it packs an 8.7MP sensor with Optical Image Stabilization and f/2.0 aperture. The flash...


Did Nokia use a Lumia 928 to shoot a private concert in NY?

Did Nokia use a Lumia 928 to shoot a private concert in NY?

03 May, 2013 | comments (44)

It was odd to hear that a Finnish band used a Samsung smartphone to record its music video, but it seems that Nokia had its own little concert. The Nokia Blog is reporting there was a private concert in New York featuring Ed Sheeran (who works with...


Lumia 928 could be annonuced April 25, retail later this quarter

Lumia 928 could be annonuced April 25, retail later this quarter

18 April, 2013 | comments (49)

The Nokia Lumia 928, slated as a thinner and lighter substitute for the flagship Lumia 920, could come to light as early as April 25. According to the tipster the Lumia 928 will be Verizon exclusive, and it will hitting the shelves either May 2 or...


Nokia working on a phablet, 41MP Lumia and an updated 920?

Nokia working on a phablet, 41MP Lumia and an updated 920?

18 April, 2013 | comments (116)

Nokia has covered the entire range with its Windows Phone-powered Lumias from entry level to high-end. Now, The Financial Times says the Finnish company is looking to expand beyond the phone market with a phablet. FT sources claim the Nokia...


Nokia Lumia 'Catwalk' with aluminum body leaks

Nokia Lumia 'Catwalk' with aluminum body leaks

18 April, 2013 | comments (63)

We have heard rumors in the past of Nokia working on a successor to the Lumia 920 with an aluminum body. The Lumia 928, as it turned out, however, did not actually have an aluminum body, at least according to the leaked image. But it seems there is...