Make no mistake about it, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is official an is every bit of the camera it is advertised to be. Nokia is definitely betting the farm on the belief that consumers are looking to replace their cameras with their phones and with the Lumia 1020, you’d definitely have something that can make your current cheap-o point-and-shoot seem obsolete. The Lumia 1020 is … Continue reading NOKIA Lumia 1020 First Impressions
There have been plenty rumors of a new Lumia handset making its way to consumers in the coming months. The general consensus seems to be a change in design language, opting for an aluminum case instead of the now signature polycarbonate unibody design. According to a report from The Verge, the rumored phone, (pictured at a left) code named “Catwalk”, may be officially announced at … Continue reading Will we see Nokia’s “Catwalk” at their May 14th event?
Remember the ridiculously awesome camera with a cellphone – the Nokia PureView 808? The Symbian-running camera with calling feature wowed everyone who tested it – the camera part at least; now The Verge has confirmed Nokia’s plans for the 41MP sensor – it’s coming to the next generation of Lumia Windows Phone handsets. The new Lumias will not only be sporting the new PureView sensor, … Continue reading A real PureView Lumia coming soon?
A recent report from various overseas publications, it appears that Chinese customers may soon be getting an upgrade to Windows Phone 7.8. The roll out is not unlike the way the 7.5 roll out was handled – first going live in select Asian markets, then ultimately making its way Stateside. The reports cite Greater China Vice President of Microsoft Corp at a Windows 8 announcement and seem … Continue reading Windows Phone 7.8 may launch before year end
Surprising absolutely no one (but possibly inspiring envy from Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers) AT&T announced that they will be the exclusive carrier of the Nokia Lumia 920 – the flagship Windows Phone 8 device. So the nation’s largest carrier will also have the largest selection of WP8 devices including the Lumia 920, Lumia 820, and both variants of HTC’s offering.
Starting in November you can pick up a Lumia 920 in your choice of black, yellow, red, white and cyan (HELL YEAH IT’S BACK!) for a yet to be announced price. So if you’re about ready for an upgrade and need a truly different mobile experience, try to have a little patience and give this one a spin.
DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today, AT&T* announced the addition of the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 to its growing Windows® Phone 8 portfolio. The unrivaled leader in Windows Phones, AT&T has sold more Windows Phones than any other carrier. The Nokia Lumia 920 includes the latest…
Nokia announced some pretty big news for current and prospective Nokia Lumia 900 (AT&T) and Lumia 710 (T-Mobile) customers; Nokia will be launching a new music streaming service in the Windows Phone Marketplace in the US. The new service will supposedly launch with “millions of songs,” radio functionality (think Spotify Radio – which is noticeably absent on Windows Phone), and curated playlists from artists like … Continue reading New free music streaming service coming to Lumia 900 and Lumia 710 phones
A couple of days ago, Samsung wowed the tech world by managing to keep a secret and unveiled the first official Windows Phone 8 device – beating Microsoft’s hardware partner, Nokia, to the punch. Now it looks like Nokia’s handset may have been outed a week before their big announcement in New York City. The image below comes from Twitter and is supposed to be … Continue reading Have Nokia’s new Lumia phones been leaked?
Earlier today, Samsung managed to do what is completely unheard of in the mobile phone industry, keep a secret and wow a crowd at a trade show. In a world where we know what next year’s iPhone is going to look like, component by component, Samsung not only managed to not only keep something from the all seeing eye of tech blogs, but even beat … Continue reading Samsung announces their first Windows Phone 8 device
I’ve got mosquito bites all over and I’m not really enjoying it. Keep that in mind while I grump my way through the news. After 25 years, Microsoft gets a new Logo. Sure, it’s not “Metro” but it looks like it. ಠ_ಠ 25 years after birth, Microsoft has decided that it needs a new logo. According to the Seattle Times, the new logo design is supposed … Continue reading Roundup: The Rebranding
Sorry I missed a few days. Actually, I’m not. I took some time off of work and decided I would actually spend time away from the computer! Amazing. Heart of Coppola from Brian Carroll on Vimeo. US Hypersonic bird dies a fiery death. Sadly, it probably won’t re-birth itself from the ashes, as I’m sure they’re spread over miles of the Pacific Ocean. The X-51A, … Continue reading Roundup: Missing Links
Yes, it’s Monday, the day we all love to hate because it reminds us that we spend five days looking forward to two days which we spend dreading the next five. Curiosity has landed on the Lunar Surface. The biggest news today is that the nuclear-powered roving laboratory Curiosity has landed on Mars as part of the Mars Science Laboratory project. Reactions were fairly unanimous: … Continue reading Roundup: Ugh, Monday.
Make no mistake about, NFC is the future of our wallets. Windows Phone 8 is aggressively pushing their spin on it, and Google Wallet has been around long enough to be a “thing.” Our Angry Man of the Noisecast, Vitto, fancies it. Unfortunately security in the Near Field Communications wonderland isn’t all rainbows and unicorns; an article in Ars Technica explains how a known security flaw … Continue reading NFC hack lets nearby baddies take over your Nokia/Android smartphones
So it’s a few hours after my first post, and I figured I’d give you another round of things to look at, contemplate or click on and ignore. Your choice. Imgur isn’t having the best of luck these days. Only a day after Facebook blocked all imgur links, then recanted (and apologized), the Reddit-born image sharing site has been found to be ranked a “high … Continue reading Afternoon Roundup: Bored at work edition
In an article in Business Insider, the patron saint of all things geek, Steve Wozniak heavily poured on the praise for the Nokia Lumia 900. Wozniak is no stranger to the concept of “device agnostic” as he’s been known to dabble with Android handsets and is prominently seen at iPhone/iPad launch days. Wozniak recently appeared on an interview with The Report and was sharing his thoughts on … Continue reading “Windows Phone is beautiful,” so sayeth The Woz
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