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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
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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... >>