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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 now selling the best camera phone ever for $549 outright

We’ve heard rumblings that the Nokia Lumia 1020, the best camera phone ever, is about to put on Microsoft’s End of Life list as the company makes way for its successor. But the 41MP Windows Phone 8-sporting monster is still a great way to showcase all of Nokia’s incredible imaging capabilities, especially now that it

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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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Unknown Nokia smartphone surfaces online, shows its aluminum frame

A new set of images have surfaced online that show what could be the first of many new Microsoft-Nokia branded Lumia devices. This beauty, which is pegged to be the successor to the Lumia 820, has a similar aluminum frame with a polycarbonate backing and is said to run Windows Phone 8.1. On the face

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Nokia Lumia 635 coming to Rogers and TELUS

Windows Phone in Canada has been a rare breed. While we wait for manufacturers to produce handsets, many customers who desire to use this OS have been limited to one of Nokia’s Lumia smartphones. This year will apparently see new devices from both LG and Samsung, but in the meantime we can look forward to

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Apple steals away one of Nokia’s PureView sensor innovators

Likely lost in the hubbub of the potential Beats deal this week is the fact that Ari Partinen, one of PureView’s inventors over at Nokia, is moving to Apple. Now that Microsoft wholly owns Nokia’s Devices & Services business, it was inevitable that some personnel shifting would happen, but this is a big gain for Apple. Partinen

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