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Microsoft to purchase Nokia’s Devices & Services division for $7.2 billion, CEO Stephen Elop stepping down [Updated]

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices & Services division, the very portion of the Finnish OEM that designs and manufacturers its Lumia and Asha smart devices. In a joint open letter from CEOs Ballmer and Elop, the companies are marking their “next chapter” together, “focus[ing] on enabling mobility through its leadership in networking, mapping

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Is Nokia’s Lumia 1020 the smartphone Canada needs this winter?

As the days grow shorter and the nights colder (haven’t I heard that somewhere before?), Canadians are increasingly exposing their devices to less accessible environments. With the announcement that Nokia’s Lumia 1020 is coming to Canada this fall on Rogers and TELUS, it occurred to me that two of the phone’s features — a glove-friendly

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Nokia Canada confirms the Lumia 1020 will come to Rogers and TELUS

Nokia Canada has just confirmed news that the Lumia 1020 will be launching in Canada soon. Nokia took to Twitter and declared that “We’re excited to announce that the Lumia 1020 will be coming to Canada available on Rogers, TELUS and Black’s!” While Black’s is not a carrier, but a retailer owned by TELUS and

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Massive 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks online

Nokia is rumoured to be launching a 10.1-inch tablet in the coming weeks, currently going by the internal code name of ‘Sirius’. In addition, to compete with Samsung, LG, Sony and HTC, Nokia is also expected to release a phablet, which might be officially called the Nokia Lumia 1520. According to a post on WPCentral,

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Amber update now available for Rogers Nokia Lumia 920

As predicted last week, the Amber update, also known as GDR2, is now available for the Rogers Lumia 920. We’ve received word that the update is being pushed to devices now, and should be available as an over-the-air download. The update “significantly improves algorithms that offer better noise reduction, colour reproduction, exposure control and autofocus,”

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Gift Guide: Flagship Smartphones

Welcome to the Gift Guide section, where we list our favourite smartphones, tablets, accessories and deals of the moment. In this section, some great flagship phones, usually priced between $150 and $300 on contract. Last updated: August 29th, 2013