Category: Nokia

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Nokia uses potatoes and apples to charge a Lumia 930

Nokia’s Lumia 930 is currently enjoying its European launch and its manufacturer is hoping to drum up publicity for the phone in the weirdest way possible. As a follow on from last year’s lightning experiment, Nokia set out to create the world’s largest battery using apples and potatoes. Inspired by the classic potato battery experiment,

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Nokia Canada promises new Lumia devices for later this year

Nokia Canada has promised to release new Lumia devices besides the already-announced Lumia 635 this year, reassuring loyal fans that it is still very much involved in the country’s smartphone ecosystem. Nokia hasn’t released a high-end device in Canada since the Lumia 1020 last summer while big launches like the Lumia 1520, Icon and 930 have

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Nokia begins rolling out Lumia Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 updates, coming soon to Canada

Nokia has unveiled the rollout schedule for its Windows Phone 8.1-based Lumia Cyan update, which will eventually come to all Canadian-sold Lumia devices running WP8. The update folds in Microsoft’s general Windows Phone 8.1 improvements with some Lumia-specific functionality, such as improved Nokia Camera, Creative Studio, Storyteller, as well as a new Device Hub, which

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Microsoft cutting support for Windows Phone 7.8 in early September

If your carrier hasn’t already abandoned that aging Windows Phone 7 device, Microsoft is set to put the final nail in that coffin in early September. Mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 will end on September 9th, leaving devices like the LG Optimis 7, Nokia Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 and 900 without continuing support for

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Microsoft unveils the Android-powered Nokia X2

Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the successor to the Nokia X, the aptly-named X2. The device runs a customized version of Android 4.3, but looks similar to Windows Phone 8, and is targeted to the “next billion” people. The device’s price tag is set at €99 (about $150) and sports a 4.3-inch 800×480 “ClearBlack” display

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Nokia Camera gets a high-resolution boost on Lumia devices

It’s been a quiet few weeks from Nokia since its Devices & Services division was absorbed by Microsoft — the remaining portion of the company released an Android launcher, if you can believe it — but the company is back with a huge update for its Camera app. The Nokia Camera app has continued to impress

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