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Archive for January 8th, 2013

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NokConv: Nokia celebrates 100% rating on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index #LGBT

NokConv: Nokia celebrates 100% rating on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index #LGBT

| January 8, 2013 | 8 Replies

Nokia Conversations reports that Nokia are celebrating a 100% rating on HRC’s corporate equality index. At NokConv, they say that Nokia embraces diversity. Nokia is of course always about connecting people, customers and employees alike. A 100% rating is really important to Nokia, with 2013 being the year Nokia stepped it up from previous scores […]

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Windows 8 reaches over 60 Million licences sold

Windows 8 reaches over 60 Million licences sold

| January 8, 2013 | 70 Replies

  TheVerge reports that Microsoft has sold over 60 million licences of Windows 8. Not an exact reflection of users as this is the numbers sold as upgrades and OEM licences. But still apparently on the same track as W7. Whilst PC was very strong with cheap netbooks all the rage, new PC’s are fighting […]

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Amazing Creativity in Nokia Paper Challenge

Amazing Creativity in Nokia Paper Challenge

| January 8, 2013 | 7 Replies

  A while back we heard a contest being run by Nokia called “the Nokia paper challenge” , the contest being that you had create a Nokia device out of RECYCLED paper only and the 3 winners would win a brand new spanking Lumia 820. Well the contest has ended and the winners have been announced, […]

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Lumia 620 Available in UK on Jan. 28th; PreOrders Open Now

Lumia 620 Available in UK on Jan. 28th; PreOrders Open Now

| January 8, 2013 | 13 Replies

Right after we posted about the Lumia 620 being on sale in China; we heard from WPSauce that it’s coming to the UK on January 28th on Clove UK. The phone is selling for £189+VAT (£226.80 inclusive) in black only on Clove UK and you can book one now with delivery set for January 28th. Pre-order from here: Clove UK Via […]

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Nokia Purity Pro Wireless by monster Wins Innovation Award at CES

Nokia Purity Pro Wireless by monster Wins Innovation Award at CES

| January 8, 2013 | 12 Replies

The standard Purity HDs that I have are pretty darn awesome, so I can only imagine what the all new, wireless; bluetooth active noise cancelling version is like. but apparently someone out there loves it seeing how it just won an award for Innovations at CES. “We are extremely proud of the selection of Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Headset […]

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Nokia Factory in India Raided After Allegations of $543 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Nokia Factory in India Raided After Allegations of $543 Million in Unpaid Taxes

| January 8, 2013 | 33 Replies

Earlier today Indian authorties “raided” the Nokia factory in Chennai India with claims of 30 billion Ruppes/ 543 Million dollars; worth of tax evasion charges. Although the factory was not shut down it’s unclear how this will affect the productivity of the factory. In response to the raid Nokia replied: Earlier today, tax officials visited Nokia’s […]

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Lumia 620 Hits Chinese Stores; Priced at $320

Lumia 620 Hits Chinese Stores; Priced at $320

| January 8, 2013 | 20 Replies

The Lumia 620; the cheapest WP8 device available has just hit Chinese retailers, appearing at TMall and 360Buy (Chinese Inline Retailers) as in stock and ready to ship. The phone is priced at 1999  yuan/320 USD; which should probably go down a bit more once the phone is officially available through carriers (in the official press release they […]

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Numbers: ~10 Million Windows Phone Devices Sold in Q4; 7 Million Lumias?

Numbers: ~10 Million Windows Phone Devices Sold in Q4; 7 Million Lumias?

| January 8, 2013 | 94 Replies

During Qualcomm’s keynote speech at CES this year; Steve Ballmer of Microsoft popped up on stage with a teasing quote on the number of WP8 sales so far; claiming that: Ballmer says during Christmas, Windows Phone was selling five times more devices than the same period last year. Ewan over at AllAboutWindowsPhone did some digging into […]

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AAS: Nokia N8 vs Lumia 920 PR1.1 vs Ativ S vs Nokia N9

AAS: Nokia N8 vs Lumia 920 PR1.1 vs Ativ S vs Nokia N9

| January 8, 2013 | 17 Replies

Quick heads up, a very nice lunch time read from AAS. A camera battle between the legendary N8, the Nokia N9 and the new Ativ S and Nokia Lumia 920.   http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/features/item/16571_By_popular_request_Nokia_N8_vs.php   Nokia N8 still going strong and showing how it’s done. Imagine how many more years the likes of the 808 will continue […]

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Update: Nokia Denies All Android Phone Rumors; Blame Bad Translating

Update: Nokia Denies All Android Phone Rumors; Blame Bad Translating

| January 8, 2013 | 95 Replies

Yesterday we posted about Elop stating “Anything is possible” about a Nokia Android phone, well apparently Gizmodo just really sucks at translating their own stories (I do take some blame for trusting them). WP Central contacted Nokia about the rumor and here is the response as well as the word for word response given by […]

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Nokia Care India confirming Nokia Lumia 920 for Friday, January 11th

Nokia Care India confirming Nokia Lumia 920 for Friday, January 11th

| January 8, 2013 | 6 Replies

It appears both Nokia Care Chat and Nokia Care by email are both confirming that the Nokia Lumia 920 is coming to India in a few days – January 11th.  This Friday :). The email above was shared with us by Chetan. You can see additional screenshots of Nokia Care chat confirming the same dates […]

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