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Android Nougat 7.1 on Nokia Lumia 520?

Android Nougat 7.1 on Nokia Lumia 520?

| December 14, 2016 | 2 Replies

In the video below, supposedly it’s a Nokia Lumia 520 which somehow has Android Nougat 7.1. Whether it’s real or not, and whether it can be replicated by other users is one thing. It looks good.  The only thing that annoys me is this persistence recently on a ridiculously wasteful ‘card’ system of multitasking when […]

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Officially for 2017: Nokia’s schedule to return to smartphones

Officially for 2017: Nokia’s schedule to return to smartphones

| November 20, 2016 | 9 Replies

According to the original deal with Microsoft, Nokia couldn’t technically return to smartphones until 2016 but whether they would was initially a very will they/won’t they drama. This week, my phone read out a hopeful notification about Nokia coming back to smartphones. However, I couldn’t find the official info at the time so just accepted it as […]

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The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

| September 12, 2014 | 38 Replies

In a recent article over at The Verge, Chris Ziegler declared the Nokia N95 as the best smartphone of that era. What era? Roughly 2006 – 2007 and I’ll throw in 2008 for good measure. A quick glance through the comments shows that smartphone newcomers or users that began using smartphones either at or after the launch […]

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Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

| April 12, 2014 | 19 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! It is the weekend again and here is another video to watch while most of us have the opportunity rest from work, school and anything else that we have done for the last 5 days! Microsoft’s announcement of Microsoft Office for the iPad was a HUGE announcement! Overshadowed by the iPad Office news was the late breaking […]

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What is “Forked Android”, and What does it Mean for Nokia?

What is “Forked Android”, and What does it Mean for Nokia?

| December 13, 2013 | 58 Replies

If you’ve followed up with the most recent news tidbits about the Nokia Normandy/Project N, you probably heard that the device is running a “forked version” of android, rather than the Asha platform that we expected. MNB can also individually confirm that this is true in terms of the OS running on the device, as […]

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Offical Facebook app got updated again, adds some features

Offical Facebook app got updated again, adds some features

| October 4, 2013 | 12 Replies

Belfiore just tweeted about another Facebook app update, (this time is not for BETA) The update includes  features like Inline tagging, photo features, Unfriend/unlike and more. Personally I think one of the best improvement is the back to the top button that shows up every time you scroll up. Don’t take my word for it force update it […]

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Report: Android Nokia’s and Microsoft’s Surface Phone

Report: Android Nokia’s and Microsoft’s Surface Phone

| September 13, 2013 | 130 Replies

According to a recent report by the NYtimes a Nokia Android device was more than just a distant possibility, in fact there were  Lumia devices running Android on them inside the company. Whether this was part of routine due-diligence or the possibility of Nokia seriously considering the Android route once their exclusivity deal with Windows […]

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Bias: The killer of innovation, the dasher of dreams, the destroyer of hope and something that MUST be put down!

Bias: The killer of innovation, the dasher of dreams, the destroyer of hope and something that MUST be put down!

| July 19, 2013 | 188 Replies

Dear MNB readers, Before I start, let me put out a disclaimer: This article is LONG…over 3,500 words. It is a subject that I feel strongly about and if you would afford me the space to write about it and some of your time in joining the discussion, I thank you in advance. If so, you may […]

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Android now accounts for nearly half of every smartphone shipped- Why that can’t last.

Android now accounts for nearly half of every smartphone shipped- Why that can’t last.

| August 4, 2011 | 101 Replies

The IDC recently released their figures for smartphone shipments for Q2 2011 and it’s rather obvious that Nokia has had its lunch eaten without so much as putting up a fight. Apple, formerly the undisputed leader in terms of profits from their smartphone sales moved into the #1 spot with Samsung clinching the #2 spot. […]

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