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The best and worst Nokia smartphones we've ever reviewed

The best and worst Nokia smartphones we've ever reviewed

posted: 07 Apr 2015, 08:01

Back in the day, Nokia was the undisputed leader on the handset market, leaving its rivals trailing in the dust. Ah, glorious days of old! Unfortunately, due to one reason or another, Nokia failed to retain its positions and slowly...

Check out how fast the rear camera launches on a Nokia Lumia 1520 following the Lumia Denim update

Check out how fast the rear camera launches on a Nokia Lumia 1520 following the Lumia Denim update

posted: 01 Jan 2015, 20:04

The Lumia Denim update brings some important improvements to the camera function on certain Nokia Lumia models. Thanks to the silicon under the hood on the Nokia Lumia 930, Nokia...

Check out examples of Rich Capture on the Nokia Lumia 930

Check out examples of Rich Capture on the Nokia Lumia 930

posted: 28 Dec 2014, 12:39

Microsoft's version of HDR, which it calls Rich Capture, is being made available for the Nokia Lumia 930, Nokia Lumia Icon and the Nokia Lumia 1520. The feature, which is part of the Lumia Denim update, allows the camera to snap...

Nokia Lumia 1320 sequel to come with 14MP PureView camera on back and 5MP

Nokia Lumia 1320 sequel to come with 14MP PureView camera on back and 5MP "selfie" camera up front?

posted: 20 Dec 2014, 12:09

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is the poor man's phablet on the Windows Phone platform. Sure, it has a 6-inch screen just like the Nokia Lumia 1520, but that is where the similarities end....

15 smartphone cameras with optical image stabilization

15 smartphone cameras with optical image stabilization

posted: 14 Dec 2014, 17:46

Optical image stabilization, or OIS for short, used to be a feature found solely on dedicated cameras and camcoders. For the past couple of years, however, it has made its way into the cameras of dozens of smartphones, from Lumias to...

Funny fake ad for Skype seen on Jimmy Kimmel's show; the massage is the message

Funny fake ad for Skype seen on Jimmy Kimmel's show; the massage is the message

posted: 05 Dec 2014, 15:19

We've seen a number of funny tech spoofs from the Jimmy Kimmel Show, including one last summer when he convinced a number of random people that a cheap Casio watch was the new Apple Watch. Just the other...

Nokia Lumia 830 and Nokia Lumia 930 will soon receive Lumia Denim update?

Nokia Lumia 830 and Nokia Lumia 930 will soon receive Lumia Denim update?

posted: 16 Nov 2014, 10:12

According to a report published on Sunday, the Nokia Lumia 830, Nokia Lumia 930 and the Nokia Lumia 1520 are the first three models expected to receive the Lumia Denim update. Besides the latter, the update also...

Best iPhone 6 Plus alternatives: do you Note?

Best iPhone 6 Plus alternatives: do you Note?

posted: 09 Sep 2014, 17:13

Along with the new iPhone 6 with 4.7" display, Apple also revealed an even larger version of its newest smartphone - the iPhone 6 Plus. The Plus variation comes with a massive, 5.5" display, and as you can imagine, it's Apple's take on the phablet...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Nokia Lumia 1520: first look

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Nokia Lumia 1520: first look

posted: 03 Sep 2014, 13:36

Peering into the phablet market, there’s a one constant that seems to take precedence each and every time. It should be no surprise to anyone that Samsung’s Galaxy Note line continues to be the class-leader in the space – and it looks...

The HTC One M8 for Windows goes toe-to-toe with the competition in our early camera comparison

The HTC One M8 for Windows goes toe-to-toe with the competition in our early camera comparison

posted: 20 Aug 2014, 09:28

Yesterday, HTC execs took to a stage in New York and pulled the veils off a device we've been expecting for quite a while: the HTC One M8 for Windows...

HTC One M8 for Windows vs Nokia Lumia 1520: first look

HTC One M8 for Windows vs Nokia Lumia 1520: first look

posted: 19 Aug 2014, 10:17

Nokia, as we know, has a place right beneath Microsoft’s wing, so it’s no surprise to us that the Nokia Lumia 1520 is still one of the darling devices in the space. However, HTC is stirring things up and making a lot of commotion with...

Better wear your shades: AT&T offering matte green Nokia Lumia 1520

Better wear your shades: AT&T offering matte green Nokia Lumia 1520

posted: 05 Aug 2014, 01:55

AT&T has started selling a bright green Nokia Lumia 1520 (called matte green by Nokia and AT&T). The phablet will stand out wherever it goes with this extremely bright look for the 6 incher. In addition to the new color,...

AT&T now rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 for Nokia Lumia 1520

AT&T now rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 for Nokia Lumia 1520

posted: 24 Jul 2014, 21:09

A couple days ago, we heard that AT&T could start rolling out the Windows Phone 8.1 update to its Windows Phones this week, and that possibility has already become a reality. Earlier today, AT&T began rolling out the update to...

Police in Cambridgeshire switching from BlackBerry to Windows Phone

Police in Cambridgeshire switching from BlackBerry to Windows Phone

posted: 05 Jun 2014, 04:26

It's not just large corporations and governmental agencies that are dropping BlackBerry. In the U.K., the Cambridgeshire Constabulary is getting ready to replace the fleet of 4000 BlackBerry handsets it uses, with 8000...

Windows Phone 8.1 will allow certain Lumia models to send HD pictures to OneDrive

Windows Phone 8.1 will allow certain Lumia models to send HD pictures to OneDrive

posted: 18 May 2014, 17:52

While those with certain Windows Phone 8 powered Nokia Lumia models can shoot high resolution pictures in conjunction with the Nokia Camera app, only low resolution photos are sent automatically to backup...

Ari Partinen, one of Nokia's PureView camera gurus, leaves for Apple

Ari Partinen, one of Nokia's PureView camera gurus, leaves for Apple

posted: 09 May 2014, 09:02

Meet Ari Partinen. He is one of the camera experts who are responsible for the Nokia N8, which came with a spectacular camera for its time period, the Nokia 808 PureView, which featured a stellar 41MP snapper on its...

Nokia Lumia 1520 (AT&T version) sold for only $49 on contract at Microsoft Store

Nokia Lumia 1520 (AT&T version) sold for only $49 on contract at Microsoft Store

posted: 28 Apr 2014, 19:05

You can now buy the high-end Nokia Lumia 1520 at the price of a mid-range smartphone - but only if you are (or want to be) an AT&T customer...

T-Mobile customers can get compatible version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 from third party seller

T-Mobile customers can get compatible version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 from third party seller

posted: 24 Apr 2014, 00:54

If you're a T-Mobile customer seeking a Windows Phone flavored handset from the carrier, your choices are rather limited. There is the T-Mobile version of the most popular Windows Phone...

Nokia targets businesses with new Lumia 1520 ad

Nokia targets businesses with new Lumia 1520 ad

posted: 07 Apr 2014, 17:59

As we've mentioned a number of times, every manufacturer and every platform maker around wants to be the one to capture the enterprise market that has been left behind by BlackBerry. Some, like Samsung, are aiming to do so with security software...

Belfiore: Only the Nokia Lumia 1520 might have the necessary hardware to run Miracast

Belfiore: Only the Nokia Lumia 1520 might have the necessary hardware to run Miracast

posted: 06 Apr 2014, 11:33

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore sent out a tweet on Sunday, with news that might upset some Windows Phone users. Despite Microsoft's statement at the unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1, that the new build...

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