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Nokia Lumia 900 – Review

For the last 2 weeks I have been using a Lumia 900 as my main device, the current Nokia flagship device at least until the Nokia Lumia 920 arrives. The announcement of a new device didn’t make the Lumia any less relevant however as it will still receive …

Windows Phone Friday deals

We’ve spied a couple of pretty great deals if you’re up for a new Windows Phone handset. First up, down at Asda, they’ve got the Nokia Lumia 800 for just £149. I mean sure, the Windows Phone 7 OS is going to be replaced in a matter of …

Instagram coming to Windows Phone?

Nokia has posted a new promo video to its YouTube channel which appears to leak that Instagram is coming to Windows Phone. Whilst the video is an animation intended to show off the benefits of Puremotion, it does seem to show a live tile with very similar info to …

Lumia rumours – Are the vultures really circling?

You may have seen a number of items recently surrounding the Nokia Lumia handsets. Powered by Windows Phone, there’s already some who have stuck together some numbers and calculated that 330,000 Nokia Lumia handsets have (probably) sold in the USA during 4 months of sales. There’s an element …

Samsung to overtake Nokia in total sales

Nokia has traditionally been on top when it comes to total phones shipped but it looks as though Samsung is about to overtake them for the first time this quarter. Lower end estimates are that Samsungs shipments stand at 85m and Nokia’s figures from earlier this week are …

Windows Phone 8 to be incompatible with Windows Phone 7 apps?

Another day and another set of Tweets from Editor Eldar Murtazin. Today he’s talking Windows Phone 8, aka Apollo. That bit we knew already. What he is saying is that it’ll arrive in October this year and, surprisingly it looks to be incompatible with Windows Phone 7 on …

WP7 update on O2 being pushed out

For those of you that have a Windows Phone on the O2 network you’ll be pleased to hear that the 7.10.8107 update ( the disappearing keyboard update) is now being pushed out.  Whilst this is not a major update to the OS, its a welcome one as it shows that …

Lumia 710 Available to pre-order at Carphone Warehouse

Ten days ago we spotted that the Nokia Lumia 710 would be arriving on February 1st. Now Carphone Warehouse have joined the dealers offering this new Windows Phone with an expected February arrival date and a pre-order page for you to fill in should you want one. No …

Nokia Lumia 800 software update, what’s inside

Lumia 800 owners should notice an update appear on their phones shortly. Version 1600.2483.8106.11500 includes the following battery and WiFi enhancements. It’s a gradual two week roll-out process, so don’t panic if you’ve not received yours just yet. Nokia Conversations states that … Around half of owners will …

Rumour: Other Carriers to get the Nokia Lumia 900 Mid 2012?

If you have been watching the news from CES you’ll have noticed that the Nokia Lumia 900 was getting a fair amount of interest. The problem with this is its exclusivity to AT&T. Currently there’s been no announcements from either Microsoft or Nokia on if / when this …

CES – HTC Titan 2 Announced

HTC have announced the Titan 2 over in CES running on AT&T’s LTE network.  Specs of the new HTC Titan II include a 4.7″ WVGA super LCD capacitive screen, a Qualcomm 1.5GHz Snapdragon S2 CPU, a 16 megapixel camera (yes, 16 megapixel!) with dedicated hardware button, autofocus, dual …

Editorial – Windows Phone Communication Fail

Rather than updating the original blog post, Microsoft have spoken to ZDNet about the recent changes in how updates are delivered. It seems that there actually aren’t any changes, and everything is business is usual. Greg Sullivan, Senior Product Manager, has told Mary-Jo Foley that.. Nothing has changed …

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

So here it is, the Nokia Lumia 800 – the “first real Windows Phone” phone made by Nokia. I’ve had virtually no experience with Windows Phone 7 before and was looking very much forward to the Lumia 800. Is WP7 able to impress me as much as Nokia …

HTCs banned in Germany for Christmas?

Another day, another legal battle over patents, and another one HTC has lost. HTC has withdrawn its appeal against the defeat it suffered to patent company IPCom, meaning it is now open to having to pay IPComs costs, as well as a handset ban on any that involve …

Acer Windows Phone Under £260

Acer have a new Windows Phone coming out on 1st December and the sim free price is only £259.99 when you order from online store eXpansys. This is a great looking device at a low price considering the specs Key specs of the Allegro include 1Ghz Processor 5 …

Nokia Lumia Xbox deal detailed

We’ve had a bit more information about the free Xbox 360 deal we spotted yesterday. Orange customers who upgrade to the new Nokia Lumia 800 on the network will get a 4GB Xbox 360 provided you choose an 18 or 24 month deal. The full details are below. …

Win a Nokia Lumia

Nokia are giving away five Lumia handsets on their Facebook page. You just need to “Like” the page and then add your details in to be in with a chance of winning. The competition is open until November 9th. Link – Facebook

Nokia Lumia 800 – You WILL know about it

OK. I’m getting pretty amazed with quite how much money is being thrown at the new Nokia Lumia 800. While watching Channel 5 this evening I became increasingly annoyed by some new advert “buffers”. They pop up for a few milliseconds between each ad but all I kept …

Orange to give away an Xbox with upgrades to Nokia Lumia 800

Orange have joined Vodafone and Three to range the Nokia Lumia 800. But hey, there’s a twist. If you upgrade to this phone on Orange you get a free Xbox ! Get your interest registered here. An Orange spokesperson told us.. Orange UK will launch the Nokia Lumia …

Vodafone to carry the Nokia Lumia 800

Vodafone have followed Three in announcing their intention to range the Nokia 800. Their website now has the handset on the “Coming Soon” pages and you can get your name down for updates. Link – Vodafone Shop Credit – James Pearce