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Hey, my name's Ali- Currently a fifth (and final) year Dental Student from Chicago; studying in Jordan. I love all sorts of gadgets almost as much as I love my cookies! Be sure to follow my Twitter handle @AliQudsi and Subcribe to my Youtube for the latest videos - no pressure. Thanks.

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Microsoft Reportedly Cutting More Jobs On September 18th

Microsoft Reportedly Cutting More Jobs On September 18th

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Soon after Microsoft completed their acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services division, they announced that they would cut around 18,000 jobs over the next year. Round one of these job cuts back in July saw nearly 13,000 previous Nokia employees lose their jobs, now according to ZDNet round two is right around the corner. According to Mary […]

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First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Earlier this week as part of an exclusive reveal over at GeekonGadgets we revealed that Microsoft would be benching the “Widows Phone” logo and name in favor of a more unified “Windows” branding for all their device (mobiles, tablets and PCs). Now today an unreleased Windows Phone from “GoFone” leaked online showing off this new […]

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Coloud Bang Portable Speakers Review

Coloud Bang Portable Speakers Review

| September 12, 2014 | 3 Replies

Over on GeekonGadgets we got our hands on a pair of Coloud Bang portable speakers for review, the bottom line is we liked them. Check out a couple excerpts of the review below, and if you’re interested head over to the full review for more pictures, details, thoughts and random stuff. Portable: VERY, at only 96 grams […]

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Lumia 530 Vs Lumia 630-  Everything You Need to Know

Lumia 530 Vs Lumia 630- Everything You Need to Know

| September 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

With both the Lumia 630 and 530 available in many markets, both will be obvious contenders for perfect budget smartphone, so it’s up to us to give you a rundown of the differences between these two devices. Check out a detailed comparison of the specs, hardware and physical design of these devices in the video below:     […]

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Deal Alert: Lumia 2520 For $99 (with At&t Contract)

Deal Alert: Lumia 2520 For $99 (with At&t Contract)

| September 7, 2014 | Reply

Remember the Lumia 2520? Nokia’s awesome Windows 8.1 RT tablet that we hardly ever hear about anymore. Although it’s been a while since it’s launched, and newer Windows tablets are available on the market (the Surface Pro 3 for example), it’s still a great consumption device; and with the added power-keyboard you can actually get […]

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A New Camera King? Microsoft to Work on a Lumia 1020 Successor

A New Camera King? Microsoft to Work on a Lumia 1020 Successor

| September 5, 2014 | 17 Replies

Although the Lumia 1020 hasn’t been on the market long, it seems Microsoft are already working on brining its incredible imaging powers to another device. Jo Harlow was asked if we’ll continue to see camera centered devices such as the Lumia 1020 in the future (since the Microsoft Acquisition), and her response was “absolutely”. “Absolutely […]

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What We Can Expect at Microsoft’s #MoreLumia Event Tomorrow

What We Can Expect at Microsoft’s #MoreLumia Event Tomorrow

| September 3, 2014 | 14 Replies

It’s almost September 4th, which means in less than 24 hours Microsoft will be unveiling some new Nokia Lumia devices at IFA Berlin(10 AM on September 4th), so what should we expect? Lumia 830: First up to expect from Microsoft is the upcoming Lumia 830, which was codenamed “Tesla” a while back, the device is […]

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Video: How to Remove Lumia 530 Back Cover and Insert Micro Sim and Sd Card

Video: How to Remove Lumia 530 Back Cover and Insert Micro Sim and Sd Card

| September 3, 2014 | Reply

Here’s a quick look on how to get beneath the cover of the Lumia 53 and pop in the battery, SD card and Micro sim if you need to; just another “How To” guide:  

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Lumia 830 Rumored to Come with 10 MP Camera; 720p Screen

Lumia 830 Rumored to Come with 10 MP Camera; 720p Screen

| September 2, 2014 | 8 Replies

As the rumor war heats up about the Lumia 830, WPDang claim that the Lumia 830 will not have a 20Mp camera as many seem to assume, instead it will most likely have a 10 Megapixel camera, something that lines up with what we have personally heard. Other specs for the upcoming device include a […]

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Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

| September 1, 2014 | 2 Replies

The kind folks sent us a lumia 530 to check out, as well as a bunch of amazing accessories in what we’re calling the Mix Radio SwagBag, check out what we got in the vide below, along with the unboxing of the Lumia 530: http://youtu.be/TWEvQkgZSkw Check out the full gallery of photos over at GeekonGadgets: […]

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HERE Maps Comes Free to Samsung Galaxy Phones; Brings Offline Navigation and Smartwatch Support

HERE Maps Comes Free to Samsung Galaxy Phones; Brings Offline Navigation and Smartwatch Support

| August 29, 2014 | 26 Replies

Earlier we reported that HERE maps would be powering Tizen smartwatches, now according to a post by the HERE team, HERE maps and all their navigating power will be available for free on Samsung Galaxy devices. Nokia (the part that owns HERE), struck a licensing deal with Samsung to bring the HERE maps and navigation […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Lumia 925 & 920 – Hardware, Specs and Design Comparison

Video: Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Lumia 925 & 920 – Hardware, Specs and Design Comparison

| August 26, 2014 | 10 Replies

As requested by some on my youtube on twitter, here’s a video detailing all the hardware, design and spec differences between Nokia’s lime-up of 9XX WP 8 devices. Of course the Lumia 930 has the upper hand coming out much more recently than the 920 and 925, but in terms of design and dimensions the […]

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Spotify For Windows Phone Finally Gets Free Music Streaming

Spotify For Windows Phone Finally Gets Free Music Streaming

| August 26, 2014 | 5 Replies

Spotify for Windows Phone has finally been updated to allow users to listen to music free (with ads), instead of requiring a paid subscription. A feature that’s been available on iOS and Android for quite a while now, although I personally am a Mix Radio fan, given the fact that it’s free (if you don’t […]

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Windows Phone More Power Conservative than Android; HTC M8 For Windows Outlasts Android Version

Windows Phone More Power Conservative than Android; HTC M8 For Windows Outlasts Android Version

| August 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

Since the HTC one M8 is the first device to run both Android and Windows Phone on truly identical hardware, it gives us a rare glimpse to compare both devices side by side in a clearer light, without any other factors affecting the performance besides the OS at hand. So Slashgear went ahead and did a […]

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Huawei Says Tizen is Destined to Fail, No More Windows Phone’s for Now

Huawei Says Tizen is Destined to Fail, No More Windows Phone’s for Now

| August 25, 2014 | 12 Replies

  Huawei’s boss Richard Yu talked a bit publicly about competing OSes and the future of Huawei, regarding Samsung’s homegrown Tizen OS he said it “no chance to be successful”, and they won’t perusing that route for the time being. In terms of Windows Phone where they already have two devices on the market he said “it […]

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