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  • How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK
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    How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK

    By 7 hours ago

    Here's a loaded question: how do you get Cortana voice assist on your Windows Phone 8 device in the UK? Technically you're supposed to wait until the second half of 2014 when Cortana will roll out as part of a Windows Phone 8.1 update. America will get...

  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 1020: What's the difference?
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    Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 1020: What's the difference?

    By 4 April 2014

    Nokia's latest flagship smartphone, the Lumia 930, is packing a serious camera and some top-level specs. But it's still just a spin-off from the original smartphone super camera found on the Lumia 1020. But now Windows Phone's have quad-core support and...

  • Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?
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    Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

    By 4 April 2014

    There's a lot of activity in the budget handset sector. Things were rolling along rather sedately until Motorola fired the disruptive Moto G into the mix. Recent reports suggest the Moto G has gained 6 per cent market share in a few months. Nokia is...

  • Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review
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    Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review

    By 3 April 2014

    The Nokia Lumia 630 and the Nokia Lumia 635 are new devices to the Lumia family, amongst the first trio to launch with Windows Phone 8.1. Launched alongside the premium Lumia 930, this brace of handsets sit at the opposite end of the spectrum. They are...

  • Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review
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    Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

    By 3 April 2014

    The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available in June in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently. There's...

  • Nokia Lumia Cyan update will offer more than just Windows Phone 8.1
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    Nokia Lumia Cyan update will offer more than just Windows Phone 8.1

    By 3 April 2014

    Microsoft unveiled its Windows Phone 8.1 update last night to much excitement after a long wait for the new operating system. Nokia has since announced that it's going to add more to the update for its handsets, with an update called Lumia Cyan which...

  • New Nokia Lumia range to be accompanied by MD-12 Bluetooth speaker the size of an Apple
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    New Nokia Lumia range to be accompanied by MD-12 Bluetooth speaker the size of an Apple

    By 3 April 2014

    While the legal world kicks its feet over Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services division, the latter department is merrily going about its business, launching new hardware. The Nokia Lumia 630, Lumia 635 and Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1...

  • Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 925: What's the difference?
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    Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 925: What's the difference?

    By 2 April 2014

    Windows Phone is becoming a more and more compelling smartphone choice, with Nokia particularly leading the charge in bringing innovative features to Microsoft's mobile platform. The newest flagship device in the portfolio is the Nokia Lumia 930, announced...

  • Nokia unveils 4.5-inch Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 Windows Phone 8.1 phones
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    Nokia unveils 4.5-inch Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 Windows Phone 8.1 phones

    By 2 April 2014

    Nokia is at Microsoft's Build developer conference in San Francisco, where it has announced new Windows Phone 8.1-powered smartphones such as the Lumia 630 and Lumia 635. Starting with the Lumia 635, Nokia said it'll offer high-speed 4G LTE data. The...

  • Nokia Lumia 930 offers 20MP PureView camera, premium design
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    Nokia Lumia 930 offers 20MP PureView camera, premium design

    By 2 April 2014

    Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 930 at Build 2014, with Stephen Elop taking to the stage at the Microsoft conference. The new Nokia Lumia 930, previously rumoured, brings a design similar to that of the Lumia Icon recently launched in the US, with...

  • Windows Phone 8.1 release - when it is coming to my phone?
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    Windows Phone 8.1 release - when it is coming to my phone?

    By 2 April 2014

    Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 will be rolling out to current Windows Phone 8 users in the next couple of months. As to when you will get it exactly, will depend of course on your operator and the manufacturer who makes your phone, however...

  • Nokia Lumia 930 leaks ahead of expected unveiling tomorrow morning, now official
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    Nokia Lumia 930 leaks ahead of expected unveiling tomorrow morning, now official

    By 2 April 2014

    UPDATE: The announcement is now official -- Like clockwork Nokia's new Lumia 930 has leaked ahead of a Lumia event tomorrow morning. Pocket-lint will be visiting Nokia on Thursday morning for an announcement of the Lumia variety. Presumably this will...

  • What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'
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    What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'

    By 2 April 2014

    Microsoft's annual Build conference is about to kick-off later today and with it should come an unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1, at last. UPDATE: We've now had hands-in time with Windows Phone 8.1, you can find all the details here: Windows Phone 8.1...

  • Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014
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    Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

    By 31 March 2014

    With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for...

  • Nokia Lumia 630 expected at Lumia Build event
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    Nokia Lumia 630 expected at Lumia Build event

    By 25 March 2014

    Nokia has scheduled an event at the start of Build, the Microsoft conference in San Francisco, on the 2 April. The company, which is still in the process of being bought by Microsoft, hasn't said what it will be announcing, however has stated that attendees...

  • Apple iPhone 5C outsold flagship Android, Windows Phone handsets last Christmas
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    Apple iPhone 5C outsold flagship Android, Windows Phone handsets last Christmas

    By 24 March 2014

    Apple's iPhone 5C apparently took pride of place under Christmas trees in 2013 as it outsold the competition, new data can reveal.  Although Apple doesn't break down sales of individual iPhone models, that hasn't stopped analysts taking apart Apple...

  • Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed
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    Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed

    By 24 March 2014

    Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia, which was due to have completed already, has been delayed due to the "regulatory process for approval". The Redmond firm has received approval for the purchase of Nokia's Devices and Services business from 15 markets...

  • Nokia Lumia 630 spotted online with 5MP camera, running Windows Phone 8.1
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    Nokia Lumia 630 spotted online with 5MP camera, running Windows Phone 8.1

    By 21 March 2014

    The Nokia Lumia 630 leaked in February as the first Windows Phone with buttons on screen. Now it's appeared online again, this time with its camera being tested and the much-anticipated Windows Phone 8.1 on board, ahead of a possible appearance at Microsoft's...

  • Microsoft schedules 27 March event, Office for iPad expected
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    Microsoft schedules 27 March event, Office for iPad expected

    By 17 March 2014

    Microsoft has scheduled a 27 March press event where new CEO Satya Nadella will pitch the company's mobile and cloud strategy.  A note sent by Microsoft noted the event in San Francisco will be a "briefing and news focused on the intersection of cloud...

  • A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March
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    A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

    By 8 March 2014

    Meteorological spring has arrived. Hurrah. And with the scent of the sun on the horizon in the UK, we're bringing you rays of tech-review sunshine this week in various forms. First and foremost it's Geneva Motor Show week. We've seen the BMW M235i and...

  • Yahoo Maps adds over 75,000 indoor venue maps from Nokia Here
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    Yahoo Maps adds over 75,000 indoor venue maps from Nokia Here

    By 6 March 2014

    Yahoo has added more than 75,000 indoor venue maps powered by Nokia's Here mapping service - in an effort to both improve its maps offering and better rival Google Maps. These venue maps are now live on maps.yahoo.com. Nokia's Here captures, cloud-stores,...

  • Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more
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    Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more

    By 6 March 2014

    Spotify has announced that it acquired a music intelligence company called The Echo Nest. According to its website, The Echno Nest provides data and music services to developers, media services, social networks, and big companies including iHeartradio,...

  • Nokia Lumia 1320 review
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    Nokia Lumia 1320 review

    By 5 March 2014

    As handset manufacturers start to produce more mid-range, shrunken versions of flagship phones Nokia has spotted a lesser occupied gap in the market - the affordable phablet space. It's here that the Nokia Lumia 1320 sets its sights, maintaining the large-scale...

  • Nokia phone codenamed Martini could be unveiled soon
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    Nokia phone codenamed Martini could be unveiled soon

    By 3 March 2014

    Nokia could reveal a new Lumia phone, under wraps right now, with the codename Martini. At Mobile World Congress last week Nokia unveiled its Nokia X line-up of phones which use a Windows operating system, called Nokia X Software Platform, capable of...