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Nokia Introduces the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 WP7 powered devices

The time has finally come! The billion dollar deal that was made between Nokia and Microsoft has finally been made into tangible reality and the ‘first real Windows Phone’ has made its way from the shadows into the light. Nokia held their Nokia World event today in London and announced some new phones. Among the ...

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Apple Surpasses Nokia in worldly Smart Phone shipments

  I remember the launch of the original iPhone like it was only yesterday, it was a great day for mobile consumers. Not so much for all players already pushing out mobile devices. When the iPhone initially launched many competing OEM’s didn’t think it would become the single most competitive device they had to look out ...

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Nokia and Microsoft Get a Bit Closer as Talks of a Billion Dollar Buyout Circulate

Recently Nokia revamped their outlook on their mobile future by essentially scrapping their mobile operating system and making a huge deal with Microsoft to use their Windows Phone 7 system moving forward. While there was much controversy over the whole deal, it sounded like an excellent idea for both parties. WP7 is a very intuitive ...

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Nokia’s E6-00 gets leaked

  In case you were not aware Nokia has recently agreed to start producing WP7 devices. Only problem is that we have to wait until about next year to see these amazing new Nokia Windows phones. In the mean time Nokia is still pushing out some Symbian devices that are doing nothing but making me want ...

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Nokia’s C7 or Astound to get Some Love Stateside

Nokia is in the midst of a huge overhaul within their company. They have shifted focus to Microsoft’s new operating system WP7. Unfortunately, these new WP7 Nokia devices are not expected to launch until sometime next year. Keeping in mind that Nokia has not completely abandoned their once famous Symbian operating system, the launch of ...

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Nokia’s X1-00 is Very Affordable, Loud and Long Lasting

Nokia has been all over the mobile news lately as billions of dollars change hands with their new Windows Phone 7 deal. Nokia however continues right along issuing new models to customers in need all across the world. The newest dumb phone to come out of Nokia is the X1-00, which for the life of ...

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Nokia: “In short products that are more competitive”

Today the long awaited shift in Nokia outlook on life has finally taken place. A few days ago, Stephen Elop the new CEO in charge over at Nokia sent a very intense memo to his minions. This letter went on to explain very bluntly that Nokia is on a downward spiral citing Androids operating system ...

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Nokia May Build WP7 Smart Phones

Windows Phone 7 logo with WP7 device screenshot

Nokia news is usually pretty uneventful (oh boy! another smart phone with Symbian that will flop in the U.S.) but according to distinguished smart phone blogger Eldar Murtazin over at Mobile Review, that might all be changing. He claims that Nokia and Microsoft are in negotiations over a partnership that would create potentially Nokia branded ...

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Nokia X7 Looks to Be Headed for AT&T

Xseries Nokia X7-00

Nokia’s coming X7 smart phone has shown up again online but this time with visible AT&T branding stamped on the front.  The Nokia X7 will be part of Nokia’s Xseries, which is targeted towards music lovers. How will the X7 appeal to audiophiles out there? The four speakers—one on each corner—probably have something to do ...

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Apple’s iOS 4.2 Improves Battery Performance and Eases Network Congestion

AT&T might be breathing a sigh of relief—Apple’s new iOS 4.2 update (technically 4.2.1) actually improves battery performance and reduces the work load on carriers’ cellular networks. The technology implemented in iOS now is called “Network Controlled Fast Dormancy” which is cell phone talk for a system that keeps the phone’s cellular radio in a ...

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Nokia X7-00 Appears on Video and Features 4 Speakers

Nokia is looking to complement its smartphone lineup with phones designed for audio—the Xseries. Cue the Nokia X7-00 with its four speakers. Yes, you read that right. Surround sound smartphones aren’t just a fantasy. The X7-00 has even been spotted on video running a racing game (Need for Speed Shift to be exact) and poking ...

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Nokia Says No to Android

Stephen Elop, the new CEO at cell phone giant Nokia, has decided against using Android in his company’s smartphones and will instead continue to focus on MeeGo. Meego is Nokia’s Linux-based smartphone operating system that is still under development and is probably Nokia’s last best chance to reverse the massive market share hit that Android ...

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Symbian Foundation a Sinking Ship

I think everyone saw this coming—the Symbian Foundation is shrinking. Not only have all of Nokia’s major hardware partner’s left it as the company making Symbian powered smartphones, the foundation is now cutting staff and changing its role. Nokia is taking firm control of the reins with the development of the platform and the Symbian ...

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Nokia Loses its MeeGo VP

  Nokia's Vice President of its MeeGo devices has confirmed that he resigned last week. Ari Jaaksi's resignation is particularly unsettling considering that Nokia is expected to announce a new MeeGo smartphone in the the next couple of months. While Mr. Jaaksi claims his resignation had nothing to do with Nokia's new CEO cleaning house, he ...

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Nokia N8 Versus the Apple iPhone 4

The Apple iPhone 4 might be a heavyweight in the smartphone arena, but when it comes to the pure specs, the Nokia N8 (unfortunately delayed to the end of October for US customers) can hit back just as hard. Here is the unofficial WirelessGround title fight between the two giants. Who will win? Read on. First ...

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