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Nokia’s Here Maps is Launching on Android Devices

When Microsoft purchased Nokia it didn’t actually purchase all of it, and ones of the teams left behind were the team responsible for Nokia’s impressive Here Maps. Popular for it’s true offline & wide scale mapping functions Nokia have struck a deal with Samsung to bring it’s

Lumia Cyan now available for Developer Preview devices

We’ve previously reported here how those who had opted to install the Developer’s Preview of Windows Phone 8.1 had been unable to install the Lumia Cyan firmware.  True to its word, Microsoft has (finally!) resolved whatever the glitch was and Lumia Cyan can now be installed.  The

New Nokia Lumia 830 to Microsoft Mobile branded

It has been rumoured for a while that we would see the Lumia 830 at IFA on September 4th, along with a 730. Along with what specs the phone will have, there was also a few rumours flying around as to what sort of branding the phone

Microsoft announce availability of the Nokia Lumia 530

The Nokia Lumia 530 will be the lowest spec and cheapest Windows Phone 8.1 available and it’s going to be available soon. For some reason I’m a little bit excited. Spec wise it is predictably basic. - Processor type: Quad-core 1.2GHz. - Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 200.

Nokia Lumia 930 – Review

The Nokia Lumia 930 is possibly one of the last phones to be released under the Nokia banner, with future devices coming under the Microsoft banner. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Lumia 930 is the highest spec’d phone they’ve ever released. But is

Nokia Lumia 2520 chopped down in price, but be quick

If you’ve just read our Lumia 2520 review and want to buy it, head down to the “not really known for their bargain prices”-store that it John Lewis. They’re taking a whacking great £150 off the Lumia 2520 for the next few days only. This will drop

Has the Lumia 930 had its chips?

I’m honestly not sure where to start with this one. Yes, I could throw in a large amount of potato-puns, but to be honest I’m trying to pick myself up after seeing the picture associated with this story. The idea and PR stunt itself is a great

Lumia 930 offered up across the UK

We’ve had a number of companies in touch about this handset and the offers they’re running on it. If you’re following us on Twitter or checking the site regularly, you’ll already know about the EE deal, but here’s a run-down .. EE For a limited time, EE

Nokia X – Goodbye, we hardly even knew you

The Android-powered Nokia phones, which were meant to be a step onto the Lumia ladder, will no longer be worked on. New handsets and development is being put into “maintenance mode” whilst work shifts onto Windows Phone handsets. This comes just hours after 12,500 Nokia staffers were

Microsoft begin Nokia bloodbath

With the name “Nokia” now forever connected to Windows Phone, Microsoft are having to make some pretty big decisions. One of the first is to layoff a massive 12,500 staffers from the Nokia team. Yes, 12,500. The cuts from the mobile business form the bulk of the

Nokia Lumia Cyan Update roll out starts

The time that all Nokia WP8 users have been waiting for has arrived. Microsoft just announced that the Lumia Cyan Update is starting to roll out …..now! It will be reaching your device very soon and will bring some significant enhancements to your device. The main features

Lumia 930 launching 17th July

The latest Lumia flagship – the Lumia 930 – will arrive in the UK for sale on the 17th July, just 10 days away from today. The Lumia 930 is an amazing device packed with some great technology such as a 20 megapixel Carl Zeiss camera using

Phones 4u start selling the Lumia 635. Available today

The 4G version of the Nokia Lumia 630 is this, the Lumia 635. If it tickles your fancy you can head down to a Phones 4u store or get online to bag one today. It’s completely free from just £18.99 per month on a 4G contract or,

Nokia Lumia 630 Review

This is a special one for me, because – apart from using Windows Phone in a few example videos over the years, I’ve been a really big Android and iPhone user. Put it this way, Windows Phone has a big hill to climb with me. It’s going

Windows Phone 8.1 – Now it’s my turn

OK, here is the short version. I’ve not really gone near Windows Phone for a while now. Years in fact. Some of you have taken exception to my first thoughts of the OS whist looking at the new Lumia 630 yesterday. However, I want to tell you

Lumia 630 on test. How I broke Windows Phone

I’m going to write this while it’s all fresh in my head, and I’ll tell you why. This site was built off the back of a Microsoft Smartphone 2002 device called the Orange SPV. I, for years, was obsessed with Smartphone and Pocket PC devices from Microsoft.

Lumia 635 Available in the UK from 3rd July.

Microsoft Devices have today announced that the Lumia 635 will be available in the UK for purchase from the 3rd July for a price of £119.99. It will be available on Vodafone, EE, 3, Phones4U, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Tesco and Amazon.   The 635 is designed to be

Nokia X2 launched

Bang on schedule, the Android-esque Nokia X2 has been announced. It has a 4.3″ WVGA (800×480) screen, dual- core 1.2 GHz CPU, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and 1GB RAM with 4GB storage and a microSD card slot. Microsoft… Sorry, Nokia are throwing in 15GB of

Nokia X2 on the way. Leaked images appear

Will the new Nokia X2 be powered by the new Microsoft Android-esque OS? Or will Windows Phone actually appear on this particular one? You may remember the first X Series handsets that we saw in Barcelona and, later on this morning, we’ll see the newest addition to

“A week with …” Special

It’s dawned on me that I’ve got three handsets here which are pretty interesting. I’m also aware that I’ve not published one of our “Week with” features for some time, so this could be an ideal combination. In my possession I’ve got the HTC Desire 816, which