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Complete specs of the Android-powered Nokia Normandy leak online

The rumours and many leaks of Nokia releasing an Android-powered smartphone could very well be true. Over the past number of months there has been a scattering of information about the Nokia “Normandy” — this has said to be targeted to the emerging markets and will be a customized version of Google’s Android OS. The

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Nokia posts disappointing Lumia sales as Microsoft deal nears completion

Next quarter, Nokia will be a very different company. Without a Devices division dragging it down, the Finnish company can finally refocus on its NSN division and leave the handset sales to a company familiar with disappointment, Microsoft. Lumping its handset sales into “Discontinued Operations,” Nokia was less than forthcoming about the fact that this

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Rogers and Fido releasing the Nokia Lumia 625 February 11th

The Nokia Lumia 625 was officially announced last July, then arrived on TELUS in October. Coming this February to both Rogers and Fido is this entry-level Windows Phone 8 device. An internal doc we received reveals that Rogers and Fido will launch the Lumia 625 on February 11th for $0 on a Voice-only or Voice

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Nokia’s Android UI borrows the best aspects of Windows Phone: leak

A new screenshot duo from @evleaks makes plain the Windows Phone influence on Nokia’s Android UI. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a multitude of leaks from Nokia’s rumoured ‘Normandy‘ Android smartphone, developed for the Indian market as a dual-SIM device. While the hardware looks every bit a low-cost Asha derivative, the forked Android

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Android-powered Nokia Normandy press render leaks online, looks to be dual-SIM

The Nokia Normandy, which is reportedly their upcoming Android-powered smartphone, has leaked many times online. Earlier today a prototype of the device surfaced and now reputable device leaker @evleaks has followed his consistent pattern by leaking a new image of the entry-level Android. Looking incredibly sharp, the Nokia Normandy looks like, if launched, will come

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Rogers and Telus begin rolling out Lumia Black update for the Lumia 1020

Nokia has begun rolling out one of the most anticipated updates to the Lumia ecosystem since the launch of Windows Phone 8 in November, 2012. The OEM has taken the minor improvements found in Windows Phone 8′s more generalized GDR3 update and added substantial user-facing improvements, including the addition of folders on the home screen;

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Nokia’s Android interface leaks, shows Asha and Windows Phone inspiration

There’s more evidence today that Nokia has been working on an Android device for developing markets. The company has been long-rumoured to developing a low-cost smartphone, dubbed Normandy, with a forked version of Android. This means that the device would not have access to Google Play, but would be supported via a third-party app ecosystem

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Android-powered Nokia ‘Normandy’ apparently leaks

2014 will be a crazy year for mobile: Sony might make a Windows Phone and Nokia’s Android-powered is once again circling the web. A supposed screenshot of the rumoured Nokia ‘Normandy’ Android prototype has surfaced on the Chinese social network Weibo. The device looks similar to the Normandy render that leaked online earlier this month, minus

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The Best Smartphones of 2013

In this year’s Best Of, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our fourth instalment, we take a look at the best smartphones. This was the year of the “good cheap” smartphone. As parts prices dropped and operating systems matured, we saw sublime offerings from many companies, most notably Motorola and Nokia.

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Microsoft releases a trio of time wasters for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has given its Windows Phone 8 users some Xbox Live treats today, adding three new puzzle titles, for free, to its canon. Specifically, Microsoft Studios has made available Mahjong, Minesweeper and Solitaire Collection, a trio of games that help to fill the gap in the casual game space on the platform. Solitaire Collection includes

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