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Nokia Lumia 635: Nokia Rich Recording?

Nokia Lumia 635: Nokia Rich Recording?

| September 3, 2014 | 6 Replies

Dear MNB Readers, Unknown to some (myself included), the Nokia Lumia 620 (yes, six, two, zero) had a single HAAC microphone that enabled mono Nokia Rich Recording (PDF) just like the two (stereo)HAAC microphones that debuted in the Nokia 808 PureView. Here is what Nokia had to say about their HAAC mics in the 808 PureView: What you’ll […]

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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 | 4 Replies

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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OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

| July 17, 2014 | 275 Replies

Earlier, we got news of a dramatic shift at Microsoft that potentially will see 18,000 employees displaced and forced to find other opportunities. Most of these will be related to the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business. We’ve also gotten word of Nokia’s Asha and X devices being ceased, as well as MixRadio now […]

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Editorial: It’s been fun, but time to #Switch

Editorial: It’s been fun, but time to #Switch

| November 1, 2012 | 109 Replies

It is not easy for me to say this, and frankly I can’t believe I am. If you follow me on twitter, you would know that I have become furious at my N9 recently. To me, the N9 is one of, if not the most, innovative devices of the last decade. When Marko Athisaari announced […]

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How Many Lumias Were Sold in the US Last Quarter? Probably Well Below Half a Million

How Many Lumias Were Sold in the US Last Quarter? Probably Well Below Half a Million

| October 24, 2012 | 84 Replies

The following post doesn’t have any solid “official” numbers to support it, but it does a few to “guide” it towards the point I’m making; in other words this is a HUNCH; don’t prosecute me…please Earlier today At&t launched their quarterly profits announcing total sales of 6.1 Million Smartphones; 4.7 Million of which were iPhones: 6.1 – […]

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Opinion: Nokia should push getting “big name” apps on ALL platforms, not just WP

Opinion: Nokia should push getting “big name” apps on ALL platforms, not just WP

| September 11, 2012 | 60 Replies

Something that has been annoying me for a while, is the fact that Nokia has pushed getting partnerships for “big name” apps, like Draw Something, Words with Friends, Viber, CNN, Groupon etc, for WP, and forgetting about their other users. Yes, Symbian & MeeGo are dead. However, Symbian still has a larger user base, as […]

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Editorial: Travelling Europe with the N9 and Lumia 800

Editorial: Travelling Europe with the N9 and Lumia 800

| August 2, 2012 | 28 Replies

As you most likely know, I spent the last month touring a few countries throughout Europe. I took with me my trusty N9, and the Lumia 800. You’re probably asking, why take both? This is why: N9 has tethering (Tango wasn’t available for 800 when I left) N9 has a better camera Lumia 800 has […]

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Bittersweet: N9 gets PR 1.3, community says goodbye to Nokia’s finest

Bittersweet: N9 gets PR 1.3, community says goodbye to Nokia’s finest

| July 3, 2012 | 170 Replies

  I’m trapped in a bittersweet mood at the moment. I am thrilled that the N9 has gotten PR 1.3, but I am upset that the Maemo team is finally leaving. In particular, Sotiris Makyrgiannis, the head of MeeGo developement. He has been around to assist in, and bring to the public, devices like the […]

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