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Archive for June, 2013

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Nokia reportedly buying Siemen’s stake in NSN for 2.6 billion USD

Nokia reportedly buying Siemen’s stake in NSN for 2.6 billion USD

| June 30, 2013 | 51 Replies

  Someone went shopping this weekend. Nokia has apparently agreed to buy the Siemen’s 50% share of NSN for a reported 2.6 billion USD. How is Nokia going to afford this? With a bridge loan apparently. Perhaps Nokia are seeing more positive future potential in NSN. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-30/nokia-said-to-agree-to-buy-siemens-stake-in-nsn-networks-venture.html http://www.hs.fi/talous/Nokia+ostaa+Siemensin+osuuden+yhteisest%C3%A4+verkkoyhti%C3%B6st%C3%A4/a1372557521459 It’s an interesting result, given that some […]

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Nokia Confident about Nokia EOS, Goads Samsung more about SGS IV Zoom

Nokia Confident about Nokia EOS, Goads Samsung more about SGS IV Zoom

| June 30, 2013 | 70 Replies

  This might just be the Nokia guys in charge of the facebook or the general consensus at Nokia that what they’re going to be announcing in a mere 11 days is something to take notice of. A meme posted on their facebook pokes fun again at the SGSIV’s frankenphone of a device here there’s […]

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WP 8.1 Swipe Down Notification List Unblurred – Jokes, its just an app!

WP 8.1 Swipe Down Notification List Unblurred – Jokes, its just an app!

| June 30, 2013 | 23 Replies

So we have seen that infamously blurry “leak” of WP 8.1 showing off new notifications. While there are some differences between the two, it does seem a bit too¬†coincidental¬†for my liking. The notification list is almost the same. Clearly, the dev could have implemented the version in the leak, and then changed it in order […]

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Lumia 925 Video Samples

Lumia 925 Video Samples

| June 30, 2013 | 22 Replies

Until I get my own 925 (sometime this week hopefully) here’re a couple video samples courtesy of SamJPullen

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Lumia 928 Listed at 99 Cents on Amazon

Lumia 928 Listed at 99 Cents on Amazon

| June 29, 2013 | 22 Replies

Once again the Lumia 928’s on contract price has dipped, this time to the super low penny-shy-of-a-dollar price tag. If you’re up for an upgrade now would be the time to splurge on this xenon monster; grab it at the link below: Nokia Lumia 928, Black (Verizon Wireless) Via  

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Lumiappdates: Facebook Beta updated again (v5.0.1.7)

Lumiappdates: Facebook Beta updated again (v5.0.1.7)

| June 29, 2013 | 5 Replies

Facebook beta has been updated for WP8. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store/app/facebook-beta/93da5d29-daf0-4783-9ed5-a87b33247ec6?signin=true    

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Carl Zeiss becomes ZEISS, already branded PureView ZEISS on Nokia EOS/Lumia 1020

Carl Zeiss becomes ZEISS, already branded PureView ZEISS on Nokia EOS/Lumia 1020

| June 29, 2013 | 23 Replies

Looks like Carl Zeiss is now just becoming ZEISS in a bid to consolidate brand name and brand communication. Founded by Carl Zeiss, the brand is often simply referred to as Zeiss. To keep things consistent, Carl Zeiss will now be just ZEISS. http://blogs.zeiss.com/photo/en/?p=4150 Janne notes that some of the EOS proto pics mentioned simply […]

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Weekend Watch: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia 3310 – speed test

Weekend Watch: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia 3310 – speed test

| June 29, 2013 | 10 Replies

Keeping with the theme of testing the newest smartphones against the 3310, here’s the SGSIV. It’s just for some light entertainment. It’s certainly making a lof of Sammy fans angry. It’s not actually a done deal that the 3310 always wins btw. I have seen one where it doesn’t. Funnily enough, there aren’t complaints there. […]

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Nokia Wireless Charging plate can charge up your electric toothbrush

Nokia Wireless Charging plate can charge up your electric toothbrush

| June 29, 2013 | 11 Replies

Interesting point to note for those who are in possession of an electric rechargeable toothbrush. It appears to be compatible with Nokia’s range of wireless charging accessories. It does not work on the iBrush unless you jailbreak it. Source: Reddit

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