Category: Nokia

Microsoft/Nok Conv teases #MoreLumia with Selfie group shot for September 4 launch, IFA, Germany.

Microsoft/Nok Conv teases #MoreLumia with Selfie group shot for September 4 launch, IFA, Germany.

| September 1, 2014 | Reply

NokConv/Microsoft are teasing the arrival of #MoreLumia. This may be the Selfie Phone (Nokia Lumia 730/735), as hinted by this group shot, (though still a selfie as it’s taken by someone in the picture). A live webcast from IFA Berlin, Germany will be available on September 4, 2014 at 10am CET. Source: NokConv Via: Cheers Adrian […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 with iOS in commercial

Nokia Lumia 920 with iOS in commercial

| September 1, 2014 | Reply

This might be an old one you’ve seen before but I found it intriguing, if not least to entertain the notion of a Lumia with iOS. Here’s a Nokia Lumia 920 with what looks to be an old version of iOS. Note how the windows button is carefully hidden away there. It looks like the […]

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Plastic Surgery back to black: DIY Housing change on Nokia Lumia 1020

Plastic Surgery back to black: DIY Housing change on Nokia Lumia 1020

| September 1, 2014 | Reply

Reddit user, kertong, wasn’t a fan of the yellow colour on his Nokia Lumia 1020. So he changed it with a housing he bought  along with matching SIM tray. Apparently it wasn’t all that difficult and gives the 1020 a “serviceability rating” of 9/10 http://www.reddit.com/r/windowsphone/comments/2f4bje/got_tired_of_the_yellow_so_i_bought_a_new_rear/ the hardest part was prying the screen out of the body […]

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Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

| September 1, 2014 | Reply

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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MTR: Nokia Lumia 930/ICON vs HTC One M8

MTR: Nokia Lumia 930/ICON vs HTC One M8

| August 31, 2014 | 4 Replies

Lisa from Mobile Tech Review compares two very similar windows phone powerhouses. Nokia’s miniature 1520, a Nokia Lumia 930/ICON and the WP version of the HTC One M8. It’s a great offering from HTC. The camera, camera button and AMOLED might sway more towards the Nokia, but that expandable memory, IR blaster and newer CPU […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

| August 30, 2014 | 1 Reply

Dear MNB readers, In this episode of Weekend Watch, we cover the value that is to be gained in purchasing a Nokia Lumia 635 either for yourself or someone else as a gift. I consider value to be the sum of a lot of things and it varies from buyer to buyer, user to user […]

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Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635

Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635

| August 30, 2014 | Reply

Dear MNB Readers! Welcome to another edition of Weekend Watch! For this episode, our focus (pun from picture above) is on Games or specifically, gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635. Some readers are rightfully concerned with the gaming potential of the $99 no contract Lumia 635 as it only has 512MB of RAM to stuff […]

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Nokia X2 – Flow with Fast lane parkour promo

Nokia X2 – Flow with Fast lane parkour promo

| August 30, 2014 | Reply

Nothing much to say, really. It’s a promo for Fast lane on the soon to be defunct X family member, Nokia X2. I guess the pastel colours and upbeat music make it somewhat appealing.  

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Why would Microsoft be interested in Buying Android custom Mod devs Cyanogenmod?

Why would Microsoft be interested in Buying Android custom Mod devs Cyanogenmod?

| August 30, 2014 | 10 Replies

Cyanogenmod is self described as an aftermarket OS that delivers features on Android that are not found on the official Android. With Nokia X, Microsoft’s brief play in Android ramping down, what could be the interest in getting the developers from Cyanogenmod? A subscription is needed to view the original source article, but it seems MS […]

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Rajeev Suri: Leaner New Nokia Fittest in 5 years. We will move fast, learn and move forward to new products

Rajeev Suri: Leaner New Nokia Fittest in 5 years. We will move fast, learn and move forward to new products

| August 29, 2014 | 27 Replies

  In an interview with Nokia CEO, Rajeev Suri, tells Economic Times India that it’s the strongest financial position Nokia’s had in 5 years with an 11.4% operating margin. Moreover, he notes that if the devices were included, that would bring Nokia down to 0%. Suri says no one would want to work for a […]

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Cheap as Chips! £39.95 pay as you go UPGRADE, 4 inch Quadcore Nokia Lumia 530 (likely “unlocked”)

Cheap as Chips! £39.95 pay as you go UPGRADE, 4 inch Quadcore Nokia Lumia 530 (likely “unlocked”)

| August 29, 2014 | 3 Replies

Well here’s a mega bargain if I did see one. Entering the prices of the almost disposable and certainly back up phone, Carphone Warehouse has the Quadcore Nokia Lumia 530 at an amazing £39.95! However, as Tom Warren corrects in the comments, this is for a “Pay as you go Upgrade”. Brand new on pay […]

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Ex Nokia veteran, Pekka Rantala, now CEO of Rovio

Ex Nokia veteran, Pekka Rantala, now CEO of Rovio

| August 29, 2014 | Reply

Pekka Rantala may or may not be a name you’re familiar with but he was quite a Nokia veteran. From 1994 to 2011 he went from export manager to SVP of marketing. In 2011 he joined Fazer as managing director until he moved to Hartwall in 2013 briefly for 7 months. Just in June this […]

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LeakyLeak: Superman Selfie Nokia Lumia 730/735 – a fabula mix of 920/1020/N9 – Still with Nokia branding

LeakyLeak: Superman Selfie Nokia Lumia 730/735 – a fabula mix of 920/1020/N9 – Still with Nokia branding

| August 29, 2014 | 7 Replies

Pictures of the Nokia Lumia 730/735 have surfaced. This looks like a return to the original ‘fabula’ design first seen in the N9 and refined many generations later in Lumia. Pillowy appearance with flat bottom and top. The 730 is said to have a 5MP selfie loving front camera. The back is a mix of […]

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Jolla Phone named Top 5 international handset by WhatMobile for August

Jolla Phone named Top 5 international handset by WhatMobile for August

| August 29, 2014 | 2 Replies

WhatMobile looked at some of the international smartphones available and has named Jolla Phone in their top 5. It’s a brand new OS with Sailfish. What stands out for them? The clean, flat, minimal look. They find, hardware wise that the specs doesn’t match the price. Fingers crossed as it might be a make or […]

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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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