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Nokia N1 tablet now on sale in Taiwan for $270 USD


Nokia N1 tablet now on sale in Taiwan for $270 USDFollowing a successful launch in China, the Nokia N1 tablet is now on sale in Taiwan at the equivalent of $270 USD. The Android powered tablet offers the Google Play Store, along with just about everything that you would expect from a slate powered by Google's open source OS. As the year progresses, we could see the N1 rollout to more regions although it might not hit the U.S. market.

Nokia is 150 years old today



Nokia may have sold its phone division to Microsoft, but the company still retains its networking and mapping business, and is celebrating 150 years of staying in business today.

Nokia acquires Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion


Nokia acquires Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billionAfter two years of discussions, Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have agreed on a $16.6 billion transaction that will combine two of the smallest network equipment firms in Europe. Once combined, the new company will be better able to take on industry leader Ericsson and other leading firms like Huawei.

Nokia purchases Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion


Nokia purchases Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billionAfter two years of discussion, Nokia has announced its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent for a sum of $16.6 billion. The transition will combine two of the smallest network equipment firms in Europe, thus better equipping them to take on industry leaders like Ericsson and Huawei.

Lumia 930 receives Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 through Windows Insider app


Lumia 930 receives Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2

Although the Lumia 930 was excluded from the Windows 10 preview today due to a scaling issue, it seems the handset is still eligible for a new update in the form of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2.

Nokia updates HERE apps for Windows Phone


Nokia updates HERE apps for Windows Phone

Nokia has released a minor update to its HERE app suite for Windows Phone, which includes HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens. The update fixes HERE account sign-in issues and favorites synchronization along with other bug fixes.

Carphone Warehouse is offering the SIM-free Lumia 830 for just £199


Carphone Warehouse is offering the SIM-free Lumia 830 for just £199

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is currently offering the SIM-free version of the Lumia 830 for just £199. The retailer has discounted the phone by £100 and is throwing in a free FitBit Flex fitness band worth £79.99.

Get $200 off the Lumia 830 from Microsoft


Get $200 off the Lumia 830 from Microsoft

Microsoft is giving users an opportunity to get a great deal on the Lumia 830 through the Microsoft Store, by subtracting $200 off of the original price of the handset. The deal applies to the unlocked, open carrier version of the Lumia 830 or the no-contract AT&T version, which also includes a free Fitbit Flex.

Microsoft Lumia 430 officially announced as the most affordable Lumia to date at $70


Microsoft Lumia 430 officially announced

Microsoft has officially announced the Lumia 430, as the most affordable smartphone in the series to date, taking the position from the Lumia 435. The handset is priced at just $70 before taxes and subsidies - a move meant to bring popular apps and Microsoft's services to a broader audience.

Microsoft India announces trade-in offer on Asha phones for a Lumia 435


Trade in your Asha phone for a Lumia 435

When Microsoft purchased Nokia's smartphone business, the company had a clear vision of Windows Phones being offered across all price ranges. Today, Microsoft India announced a Smart Exchange offer aimed at Asha consumers, allowing them to trade in their Asha handsets for a brand new Microsoft Lumia 435.

Nokia relaunches HERE Maps for iOS


HERE Maps for iOSNokia is relaunching HERE Maps for iOS, after more than a year-long absence. The new HERE for iOS is a appears to be fully native and a lot nicer to look at. Aside from typical mapping functions, it also provides public transit info (which is still missing from Apple Maps), live traffic info, and photos and reviews of various locations.

Lumia Denim update rolls out to Lumia 525, Lumia 535, Lumia 620 and Lumia 720 in India


Lumia Denim update rolls out to Lumia 525, Lumia 535, Lumia 620 and Lumia 720 in India

Microsoft India recently started rolling out the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with Lumia Denim to the Nokia Lumia 520 in India. The company also promised at the time, that it hopes to complete pushing out the Lumia Denim update by the end of February. Now the company has started rolling out Lumia Denim for the Lumia 525, Lumia 535, Lumia 620 and Lumia 720 in India.

Microsoft hopes to complete Lumia Denim rollout by the end of this month


Nokia Lumia 520Microsoft India sent out a couple of interesting tweets today regarding the Lumia Denim update. Firstly, the company confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with Lumia Denim was rolling out to the Nokia Lumia 520 in India. In another tweet, Microsoft stated that it hopes to complete rolling out the  Denim update for all Lumia handsets by the end of this month.

HERE for Android updated (1.1) with new features, graduates from beta


HERE for AndroidNokia's HERE for Android has been updated to version 1.1 which brings a significant list of new features, improvements and bug fixes. HERE for Android is a powerful location app, which allows you to search, navigate and get directions in more than a 100 countries around the world, offers interactive 3D maps of shopping centers and airports in 70 countries. Turn-by-turn voice-guided driving and walk navigation takes you right to your destination even without internet connection.

You can download the update directly on your Android device through the Google Play Store or by using the following link:

Nokia Lumia 830 vs Nokia Lumia 925



When the Nokia Lumia 925 was first introduced, we witnessed a new direction in the company's smartphone design, stepping away from the full polycarbonate body with a more modern industrial design. The Nokia Lumia 830 is the newest member of the company's flagship family and shares many of its older siblings design traits. Lets take a closer look at how they compare.

Nokia Lumia 830 vs Nokia Lumia 1020


Nokia Lumia 830 vs Nokia Lumia 1020

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has a distinct design as a result of its massive 41MP PureView camera protruding from its back. Interestingly Nokia chose a similar design for its camera on the Nokia Lumia 830. But how does the new device compare to the veteran camera champ?

Nokia Lumia 830 - Review


Nokia Lumia 830

As Nokia's phone making business completes its transition into Microsoft. we witness the birth of one company's last Lumia handsets - the Nokia Lumia 830. The Lumia 830 is a beautifully crafted device, with a premium metal build combined with the colorful personalization of the Lumia range. But the highlight is clearly its 10MP PureView camera, which allows the device to offer a high quality camera at an affordable price to the consumer.

Nokia Z Launcher (beta) updated with icon pack support and other UI improvements


Nokia Z LauncherThe Nokia Z Launcher, which was recently launched as an open beta on the Google Play Store, has been updated to version 1.1.2 with a few new features and improvements. The Z Launcher, which also happens to be the default UI on the Nokia N1 tablet, offers a single home screen with a clock widget, a short list of your recently-used apps, and a regular dock at the bottom of the screen. What's unique about this launcher is that you can search through your apps by writing their names directly on your home screen.

You can download the update directly on your Android device through the Google Play Store or by using the following links:

Nokia Lumia 635 for Sprint is now available and free on contract


Nokia Lumia 635 for Sprint

The Nokia Lumia 635 for Sprint is now available in the U.S. and is free on contract through the carrier. The modest Windows Phone, which offers decent hardware at an affordable price, is also available in the U.S. through AT&T and T-Mobile.

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