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Nokia announces Lumia Icon for Verizon
The Nokia Lumia Icon has been officially announced. We've heard rumors of this device for sometime, and now it is official. Verizon will get the Lumia Icon exclusively. Nokia says the first thing you will notice is the full 1080p HD, 5-inch display. The metal construction should give the device ....more
02/12/2014
Microsoft narrows CEO search to two people
According to Bloomberg, Microsoft has narrowed its search for a new CEO down to two people. The last we heard they were focusing on four people to replace Steve Ballmer, one of whom was former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. It looks like Elop got the axe. Bloomberg says the company is focused on Ford CEO Alan Mul....more
12/03/2013
Leaked photo of Nokia Lumia 929
Another leaked photo of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 929 has shown up in the WPCentral forums. We've seen other leaks in the past, but this photo provides a slightly different angle. The Lumia 929 is said to have a massive 2510mAh battery to keep it going for a long time. It will launch on Verizon sometime in ....more
11/30/2013
BlackBerry ahead of Samsung in South African market share
Much has been written about BlackBerry's downfall, but the company still has a few strongholds in the world. According to recently released market data, BlackBerry has overtaken Samsung in South African market share. Dashboard and World Wide Worx released new statistics claiming BlackBerry users in South Af....more
11/26/2013
Nokia Lumia 1520 on sale for $99 at Amazon
Amazon is offering the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet for just $99 with. The Lumia 1520 is currently the largest Windows Phone on the market, and Amazon is selling it for $100 less than your local AT&T store. To get the $99 price you will have to sign up for a new 2-year contract, of course. The Lumia 15....more
11/25/2013
Stephen Elop would dump Bing and Xbox if named Microsoft CEO?
Ex-Nokia CEO and current VP at Microsoft, Stephen Elop, is apparently not very fond of Bing or XBOX. Unnamed sources have spoken to Bloomberg and predict that if Elop is named Microsoft CEO, he would abandon Bing, and sell of XBOX. What? According to Bloomberg, Elop would also change the way Microsoft mark....more
11/09/2013
Viber updates BlackBerry app
Viber is not giving up on BlackBerry just yet. The company has released a new version of its BlackBerry app with new features to boot. In addition to privacy and location improvements, Viber for BlackBerry enhanced conversations with the ability to insert user images. In addition, a new "seen" status has be....more
10/24/2013
Should Microsoft buy BlackBerry?
Speculation has been swirling about who would, or should, acquire BlackBerry in the wake of the company's announcement that it would look for a buyer. Microsoft has been named by quite a few bloggers as a potential buyer for BlackBerry. USATODAY makes a case for why Microsoft should buy BlackBerry in an art....more
10/01/2013
BlackBerry shares up on sales speculation
BlackBerry's stock price is up nearly 2% after a report by The Wall Street Journal indicated the board wanted to complete a sale of the company by November. In the wake of the Microsoft/Nokia deal, many observers expressed negative sentiments as it seemed an acquisition of BlackBerry by Microsoft was not goi....more
09/05/2013
BlackBerry nearing the end speeds up sale process
Reports are out today that BlackBerry is speeding up its sale process and hopes to have the company auctioned off by November. According to Dow Jones, BlackBerry is in ongoing discussions with multiple parties interested in buying the company, or parts of the company. Many believed Microsoft was in line to ....more
09/04/2013
Microsoft "keeping an eye" on BlackBerry
According to a report by Bloomberg, Microsoft is still "keeping an eye on BlackBerry." Many observers believed BlackBerry's hopes to being acquired by Microsoft were dashed when MIcrosoft announced its $7 billion acquisition of Nokia. Bloomberg's Matthew Campbell and Aaron Kirchfeld have a different take ho....more
09/04/2013
BlackBerry shares rise after Microsoft acquires Nokia
Microsoft announced its acquisition of Nokia's smartphone business yesterday sending BlackBerry's price up by 3.6%. Why would BlackBerry's stock rise because Microsoft purchased Nokia? Apparently investors are now optimistic that BlackBerry too will find a buyer. BlackBerry's board has been open ab....more
09/03/2013
Microsoft acquires Nokia's smartphone business
Microsoft has finally purchased Nokia's Devices and Services business. Many people have speculated for some time that this deal was inevitable. Microsoft announced the news yesterday. Microsoft paid $7.2 billion for Nokia's smartphone business. Had they not purchased Nokia, there was a risk that W....more
09/03/2013
Nokia posts Lumia 1020 lens video
Nokia has posted a video on its YouTube account that takes you behind the lens of the 41MP Lumia 1020 camera, and it's worth watching. If you missed the recent Lumia 1020 launch event you should check out this video. Nokia has hit a home run with the Lumia 1020 camera. From the description: more
08/08/2013
More BlackBerry 10 devices coming this year
BlackBerry is on a bit of a mini-roll lately with the release of two new phones, the Z10 and Q10. According to Digitimes, BlackBerry will not stop there. The company plans to released 3 or 4 more BlackBerry devices this year. Two new devices have already been widely discussed, the A10 and Q5. That still le....more
06/17/2013
Nokia sells 5.6 million Lumias in Q1 2013
Nokia had an operating loss for Q1 2013 with $7.7 billion in revenue, but there was a silver lining in the company's financial report. Nokia manged to sell 5.6 million Lumia phones during Q1 2013. That is a 30% increase over the previous quarter. That's great news for Microsoft even though Nokia is still h....more
04/18/2013
Verizon Lumia 928 Windows Phone leaked
Verizon will be getting the Nokia Lumia 928 soon if you believe the rumors. We've heard several rumors, and even seen reports of the Lumia 928 showing up in Verizon's inventory. Now we're starting to see the leaked photos dribble out. @evleaks posted the photo above on Twitter. You can see the Verizon bra....more
04/06/2013
Mint green Nokia Lumia 920 on the way?
Nokia has always had a tendency to build phones in various colors. The current line of Lumia phones offers several color options including blue, red, yellow, black, and white, but they don't have green...yet. The picture above was posted on the Facebook page of Nokia’s arm in Jordan leading a lot of people ....more
04/02/2013
Is this the Nokia Lumia 950?
The photo above is supposedly a prototype of the next Lumia 950 Windows Phone from Nokia. Windows Phone Central published the pic today, but made clear they could not confirm the legitimacy of the photo. They suggest several reasons to be skeptical including aliasing in the photo, and the Windows logo appea....more
04/02/2013
AT&T drops price of HTC 8X to $50
AT&T has dropped the price of the HTC 8X to just $49. Originally, the 8X was more expensive than the Lumia 920 which certainly seemed odd. AT&T dropped the price of both phones, but now they're going down to the basement with the $49 price tag. You can pick up the 8GB version for $49, or the 16GB ....more
03/18/2013
Nokia makes #2InstaWithLove available to all Windows Phone users
Nokia released an app called #2InstaWithLove to mock Instagram into creating a WP app. #2InstaWithLove allows users to post pictures to social networks with the tag #2InstaWithLove, effectively begging Instagram to create a native app for Windows Phone. The only problem with the app was that it on....more
03/12/2013
Instagram reportedly coming to Windows Phone as a Nokia exclusive
Windows Phone users have been left out of the Instagram craze, but that could be about to change. A Chinese blog, WPDang, has apparently got its hands on some leaked promotional materials for the Nokia Lumia 610 that includes an Instgram icon. The rumor is that there is an official Instagram app, but it wil....more
03/05/2013
Verizon leak shows Nokia Lumia 928
Verizon users have not been able to get their hands on the flagship Nokia Lumia 920, but if an internal leak is real, it won't be long. Someone tipped off PhoneArena with screen shots showing a Lumia 928 phone is on its way to Verizon. It looks like Nokia's flagship phone will be offered in black, gray, red....more
03/04/2013
Nokia CEO very interested in BlackBerry customers
BlackBerry has been a favorite among enterprise customers over the years. Even though several companies have recently switched to other platforms, BlackBerry's bread and butter is still enterprise and other companies know that. In a recent Bloomberg interview, Nokia CEO Steven Elop takes aim directly....more
03/01/2013
Nokia Lumia 820 going to Mexican carrier Telcel
Guerrero Mobile announced via Twitter that the Nokia Lumia 820 will go to Mexican carrier Telcel. If Windows Phone is to gain traction they need to provide people with phones, and not everyone can swing the Nokia 920. The 820 is a good phone and can still get people into Microsoft's ecosystem. The....more
03/01/2013
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