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Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

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The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently.There's... >>

Microsoft Lumia 930 will be available in the UK from 17 July, portable wireless charger and speaker included

Microsoft Lumia 930 will be available in the UK from 17 July, portable wireless charger and speaker included

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Microsoft has just announced that its Lumia 930 flagship handset will be available in the UK from 17 July. And there's no mention of the Nokia name at all.The Lumia 930, which still has Nokia branding on the handset, will be shipped with a portable wireless... >>

The next Microsoft Nokia Lumia could have Canon camera optics superior to the Lumia 1020

The next Microsoft Nokia Lumia could have Canon camera optics superior to the Lumia 1020

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Microsoft has signed a deal with Canon that cross-licenses a lot of their patents. This could mean future Microsoft Nokia Lumia handsets have the smart processing and optic power of Canon crammed into them.The Nokia Lumia 1020 with its 41-megapixel camera... >>

Is this the Microsoft Lumia 830, still with Nokia branding?

Is this the Microsoft Lumia 830, still with Nokia branding?

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Microsoft now owns Nokia mobiles and it looks like it's going to be keeping the name for a little longer at least. These photos have leaked of what's being called the Nokia Lumia 830.Microsoft is rumoured to be releasing three Windows Phone 8.1 devices... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 review
3.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 630 review

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The Nokia Lumia 630 is one of the last devices that will launch with the Nokia Lumia name now that Microsoft is at the helm. It's also the Windows Phone attack on the affordable market, with a price tag of just £100 certain to capture attention.As one... >>

Nokia X2 vs Nokia X: What's the difference?

Nokia X2 vs Nokia X: What's the difference?

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Nokia has announced the successor to the Nokia X smartphone that launched at MWC this year, bringing a new Android-based smartphone to the entry-level market.The Nokia X2 is a dual-SIM model that is set to come to the market in Q3 of this year and it... >>

Microsoft officially dabbles with Android for Nokia X2, could we see more of the same in future?

Microsoft officially dabbles with Android for Nokia X2, could we see more of the same in future?

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Microsoft has announced the Nokia X2, the second generation cheap and cheerful Android-based smartphone aimed at the entry level market.It's the first instance of Microsoft itself releasing an Android device as the original Nokia X was announced and launched... >>

Nokia teases announcement for Tuesday 24 June

Nokia teases announcement for Tuesday 24 June

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The Nokia Conversations website has just uploaded a teaser image and countdown timer that should result in an announcement this Tuesday.The only thing other than the date that's given away is the "Green with envy" line and one saying "Summer brings out... >>

Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it

Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it

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The part of Nokia that Microsoft didn't buy has introduced a new software product for your Android device. It's called Z launcher.It's technically a pre-beta version, but you can install and start using Z Launcher immediately. It recognises your habits... >>

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

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All this week, for London Technology Week, the Pocket-lint team are camped in the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in The Fable, Holborn and we have all manner of exciting gadget and gizmo manufacturers visiting and showing their latest devices to the public,... >>

Nokia and SK Telecoms succeed in sending 5GB over LTE in 11 seconds

Nokia and SK Telecoms succeed in sending 5GB over LTE in 11 seconds

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Nokia may have sold its phone business to Microsoft but it's still being as pioneering as ever. After teaming up with SK Telecoms the two managed to achieve an LTE connection speed of 3.78Gbps.Current 4G LTE-A which is rolling out in London this year... >>

Nokia out to prove there’s life after Lumia by investing $100 million in smart car technology

Nokia out to prove there’s life after Lumia by investing $100 million in smart car technology

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Nokia may have sold its hardware division to Microsoft, but it's not resting on its laurels. Not only is it planning to bring some of its software services back to iOS and Android, but it is investing heavily in the emergence of the smart car.Apple has... >>

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad

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Nokia is looking to reinstate its Here Maps service on iPhone, iPad and Android as a standalone application. At least, that's what can be surmised from a company job advert listed on LinkedIn.The Finnish firm, which now no longer manufactures mobile devices... >>

Nokia Lumia 520 deflects bullet to save owner’s life

Nokia Lumia 520 deflects bullet to save owner’s life

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If there's one way to prove a manufacturer builds a great phone it's a real-world gunshot test. Nokia appears to have passed that test after a Lumia 520 saved a man's life by deflecting a bullet.The Nokia Lumia 520 gave its little lifecycle for that man's... >>

Stephen Elop confirms that Microsoft Devices smartphone branding is still to be decided

Stephen Elop confirms that Microsoft Devices smartphone branding is still to be decided

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With Microsoft now in the driving seat of Nokia devices and services, there's still a question mark over the future branding of the new smartphones.In a Q&A session on Nokia Conversations today, Stephen Elop, former Nokia CEO and now executive vice president... >>

Microsoft Nokia ‘Superman’ to be the Windows Phone made for selfies

Microsoft Nokia ‘Superman’ to be the Windows Phone made for selfies

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One of the first phones from the new Microsoft-owned Nokia, known as Superman, aims to make selfies its speciality.According to sources of The Verge familiar with the matter, the Superman phone will be a 4.7-inch mid-range device. But it will come with... >>

Microsoft's post-Nokia acquisition advert focuses on colour

Microsoft's post-Nokia acquisition advert focuses on colour

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Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's smartphone business was completed on 25 April and the first new advert from the combined entity has been revealed. With the title "Not Like Everyone Else", and using The Kinks music track of the same title, it picks... >>

Microsoft now officially owns Nokia, goodbye Nokia branded phones

Microsoft now officially owns Nokia, goodbye Nokia branded phones

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It's official - Nokia as an independent phone manufacturer is no more, Microsoft owns Nokia Devices and Services.The deal, which has been going through for months, has now reached completion and Microsoft owns Nokia Devices and Services after its €5.44... >>

Iconic Nokia phones that tried to change the world

Iconic Nokia phones that tried to change the world

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Nokia is now officially part of Microsoft. Founded in the late 19th Century it started out making rubber and ended up making phones. In its heyday it was the biggest phone manufacturer in the world with the power to make and sell millions of phones a... >>

Microsoft's buyout of Nokia Devices and Services to finalise on 25 April, but with deal changes

Microsoft's buyout of Nokia Devices and Services to finalise on 25 April, but with deal changes

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Microsoft announced last autumn that it entered an agreement to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services arm. That transaction is now set to finalise on 25 April, according to the company."The completion of this acquisition follows several months of planning... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 review
4.0 stars

Windows Phone 8.1 review

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Windows Phone 8.1 is (sort of) here and it's a much needed boost to the Microsoft operating system. Better presentation, more personalisation, the voice assist Cortana, quick actions and notifications via Action Center and a number of other tweaks throughout.At... >>

Nokia recalls Lumia 2520 tablet chargers, danger of electric shock

Nokia recalls Lumia 2520 tablet chargers, danger of electric shock

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Nokia has sent out a warning notice to its Lumia 2520 tablet users as the chargers may be faulty and could cause electric shock.30,000 chargers have been identified as hazardous to users in Europe including the UK.  This also includes 600 travel chargers... >>

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

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

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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... >>

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

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

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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?

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

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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 a... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review

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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... >>

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

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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 Lumia... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 offers 20MP PureView camera, premium design

Nokia Lumia 930 offers 20MP PureView camera, premium design

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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?

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

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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

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

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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 be... >>

What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'

What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'

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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 previewThe... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 expected at Lumia Build event

Nokia Lumia 630 expected at Lumia Build event

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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

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

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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 financial... >>

Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed

Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed

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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 on... >>

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

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

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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

Microsoft schedules 27 March event, Office for iPad expected

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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... >>

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

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

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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,... >>

Nokia Lumia 1320 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 1320 review

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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

Nokia phone codenamed Martini could be unveiled soon

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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 delivering... >>

BBM and Photoshop coming to Lumia handsets

BBM and Photoshop coming to Lumia handsets

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Stephen Elop has taken to the stage at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, to announce that BBM is coming to Nokia Lumia handsets.It's confirmed to arrive "in the coming months", so now Windows Phone and Nokia X users will be able to get in on all... >>

Hands-on: Nokia X, X+ and XL review

Hands-on: Nokia X, X+ and XL review

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Nokia has revealed the X series as its step towards a more Android-friendly future. Using the Nokia X Software Platform, the X, X+ and XL phones give users access to both Microsoft and Android apps. At super-affordable prices and with a quality Nokia... >>

SwiftKey comes to Nokia X family

SwiftKey comes to Nokia X family

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SwiftKey has confirmed that its smart keyboard will be available for the newly announced Nokia X Android smartphone.The new Nokia device runs on Android, bringing with it some of the benefits of the wider Android ecosystem and with SwiftKey being one... >>

Nokia X, X+, XL Android smartphones debut at MWC, Windows Phone who?

Nokia X, X+, XL Android smartphones debut at MWC, Windows Phone who?

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Nokia has unveiled the Nokia X, X+, and Nokia X XL smartphones - its first Android devices - at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Perhaps seen as sticking two fingers up at Microsoft before the company is owned by the Redmond tech giant in March, Nokia... >>

Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features

Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features

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Nokia's Here Maps for Windows 8.1 app is now available for all Windows 8.1 devices - and it comes with a bunch of changes too.Previously limited to the Nokia Lumia 2520, the free navigation app now supports laptops, desktops, tablets, including all... >>