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Hey, thanks for reading my post. My name is Jay and I'm a medical student at the University of Manchester. When I can, I blog here at mynokiablog.com and tweet now and again @jaymontano. We also have a twitter and facebook accounts @mynokiablog and  Facebook.com/mynokiablog.

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CJ Reviews the Microsoft Lumia 532

CJ Reviews the Microsoft Lumia 532

| March 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

Here’s CJ from unleashthephones.com  reviewing the recently launched (Jan 2015) Lumia 532 from Microsoft. It’s a good phone for the price range but how does this fare in comparison to the other budget/entry level Lumias?

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Nokia Lumia Birthday Card

Nokia Lumia Birthday Card

| March 12, 2015 | 7 Replies

My sister likes hand drawing out personalised cards. She sent this one over Whatsapp as I’m still in the Philippines. It’s a Nokia Lumia 920 birthday card, in yellow, including Lumia tiles! She uses a 920 too and takes pictures for her own blog (previously to 920, was the 710). I thought it was pretty […]

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Concept wars: Microsoft Lumia 935 31MP with Xenon vs Surface Phone

Concept wars: Microsoft Lumia 935 31MP with Xenon vs Surface Phone

| March 11, 2015 | 22 Replies

The first concept, a Microsoft Lumia 935 – successor to the 930 brings a 31MP camera with Xenon. Xenon in built in a somewhat slim invisible hump free 31mp shooter is more than welcome. https://www.behance.net/gallery/22935367/Microsoft-Lumia-935 There’s a 5.5″ QHD screen that’ll be a fantastic viewfinder. A 1020 accessory reborn: Next up the latest concept for […]

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Nokia Lumia 930 OIS has the edge over Samsung Galaxy S6e

Nokia Lumia 930 OIS has the edge over Samsung Galaxy S6e

| March 10, 2015 | 11 Replies

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is a very interesting phone in terms of design. Following the Note 4 edge, this one has a double left and right curved screen. I actually quite like it – one of the nicer Samsung designs of late. Mr Sam J Pullen has a quick demo that seems to give the Nokia Lumia […]

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Weekend Watch: World’s first crowd sourced tablet – Jolla Tablet Hands on

Weekend Watch: World’s first crowd sourced tablet – Jolla Tablet Hands on

| March 8, 2015 | 4 Replies

Michael Fisher from PocketNow has given the Jolla Phone a fair go given the time constraints. Here he takes a look at Jolla’s second and upcoming Sailfish OS device, their first ever tablet. Unlike the JollaPhone which was not the highest end specs at launch despite the high price (because it wasn’t meant for the […]

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OnePlus One with Jolla SailFish

OnePlus One with Jolla SailFish

| March 7, 2015 | 4 Replies

Here’s sailfish on some more updated hardware – with the OnePlus One. You can find out more about the Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit here Martin will show how to do this on the OnePlus One after he returns from MWC #SailfishOS on oneplus one. Thanks to @stskeeps for the hints. Doing it Together at […]

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How to insert SIM and Memory card into Lumia 640 XL – tool free

How to insert SIM and Memory card into Lumia 640 XL – tool free

| March 6, 2015 | 1 Reply

A quick, tool free tutorial on how to insert the SIM and memory card into the Lumia 640 XL. You pry the back cover off and remove the battery. The Dual SIM variant of the 640 means you can stick in another SIM right next to the first one (marked SIM 2). The memory card […]

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Finally: Pin individual settings to WP Start screen

Finally: Pin individual settings to WP Start screen

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Reply

WP reports that in the latest update 2 for WP8.1 finally gives us the ability to individually pin WP start screen settings. Ever since WP7, I thought that was how it should work. Everything pinnable. At the moment I’m missing the basic ability to pin albums, app sections and playlists so easily on the various […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicates Nokia Chennai plant to start functioning in the coming days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicates Nokia Chennai plant to start functioning in the coming days

| March 5, 2015 | 4 Replies

There’s been a lot of drama surrounding Nokia’s Chennai plant. The last we heard though were some positive insights from Nokia CEO that things would get moving once again. TimesofIndia reports that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi suggests the Nokia Chennai factory will begin functioning again soon – in fact the quote is “in the coming […]

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“Never Again” Siilasmaa interview in Finnish Kauppalehti

“Never Again” Siilasmaa interview in Finnish Kauppalehti

| March 5, 2015 | 22 Replies

Nokia’s Chairman, Risto Siilasmaa recently spoke to Finnish business newspaper, Kauppalehti regarding Nokia. I’ve only got the translated version so there may be a few things missed. Nokia paid a heavy price. The gist seems to be that the past falls of Nokia are learning points never to be repeated again. Back in 2012 some […]

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Nokia N1 Hands on Videos at #MWC15

Nokia N1 Hands on Videos at #MWC15

| March 4, 2015 | Reply

Everyone’s excited to get their hands on Nokia’s first tablet and consumer device post Microsoft buy-out of D&S. So far so good – great offering for a stunning price – Premium experience but affordable.  

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TheVerge hails Nokia N1 as the nicest Android tablet, software like a blend of lollipop and iOS

TheVerge hails Nokia N1 as the nicest Android tablet, software like a blend of lollipop and iOS

| March 4, 2015 | 13 Replies

..that you can’t buy because of limited availability. Although launched in November last year and has been available in China, MWC15 is pretty much the first time most of the techsphere is experiencing it, including ones as big as TheVerge. They reckon it’s the Nicest Android Tablet That you Can’t buy. Provided  you can deal […]

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Lumia Flagship coming when Windows 10 is available

Lumia Flagship coming when Windows 10 is available

| March 3, 2015 | 8 Replies

It has been a long time since we’ve seen a Lumia flagship. The 1520 to me is THE reigning flagship but that was from October 2013. 2013! We almost saw something amazing with the cancelled Nokia McLaren but alas that was no more. According to TheVerge, Microsoft are of course working on a Lumia Flagship […]

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Videos: The 5.7″ Lumia 640XL

Videos: The 5.7″ Lumia 640XL

| March 3, 2015 | Reply

Here’s some hands on videos of the newly launched, newly named Lumia 640 XL! The 640 XL has a new display size for Lumia at 5.7″. Not the completely huge 6″ of the 1520 or 1320 but larger than the plethora of 5″ Lumias. It’s an almost all touch variety with physical buttons only for […]

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Nokia’s Z launcher gets Baidu for Chinese users, new icons, improved scribble and more fixes

Nokia’s Z launcher gets Baidu for Chinese users, new icons, improved scribble and more fixes

| March 2, 2015 | Reply

I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong on my Note 4 as to why clicking on a notification of an updated app brings me nowhere and does not list the app as being updated. On that regard, Z Launcher said it got updated and it mentions the following (mostly fixes) but new icons, Baidu search […]

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