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Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on

Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on

Nokia's new flagship Lumia 920 is here, and for all the changes Windows Phone 8 brings it's a familiar beast, instantly recognizable from the Lumias that went before it. As before, the polycarbonate casing sits neatly and comfortably in the hand, though it's obviously - with a 4.5-inch display - a bigger phone than before; it also feels thicker, thanks to a bowed back panel. In a world that's all about the details, the displeasing ridge around the display of the Lumia 900 has gone, with a smooth blend into the plastic body.

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Nokia Music hits US for free streaming audio

Nokia Music hits US for free streaming audio

Nokia has launched Nokia Music in the US, giving Lumia owners there the option to listen to unlimited streaming playlists that have been specially curated by the company's musical experts. Available in Europe for some months now, Nokia Music is a bundled service for Nokia's Windows Phone handsets: it demands no subscription fees and even no registration. If the curated playlists aren't to your taste, there's also the possibility to create your own, custom streaming station.

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Nokia and Microsoft schedule Windows Phone event for September 5th

Nokia and Microsoft schedule Windows Phone event for September 5th

Reports indicated that Nokia and Microsoft would showcase Windows Phone 8 products at Nokia World in Helsinki on September 5th, but it looks like the duo will be taking to New York on the same day to unveil their latest wares. The team sent out invites yesterday to a press conference to be held in New York on September 5th at 9.30am EST using the familiar Windows Phone tiles interface, so you can probably imagine what to expect on the big day.

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Nokia Windows Phone 8 reveal in early September tips insider

Nokia Windows Phone 8 reveal in early September tips insider

Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 smartphones could be revealed as early as September, sources claim, as the Finnish company attempts to beat Apple to the next-gen handset unveil. One or more new phones running Microsoft's latest smartphone OS are set to be announced next month, Bloomberg's insider says, though availability is only pegged as in time for the holiday shopping season. In contrast, while Apple isn't expected to confirm the iPhone 5 until midway through September, the company is likely to have the much-anticipated handset up for grabs within a month of that.

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Nokia Maps updated with support for Groupon Now! deals

Nokia Maps updated with support for Groupon Now! deals

If you love Groupon deals and have a phone capable of running Nokia Maps, then boy does Nokia have the update for you. Today, Nokia's Pino Bonetti announced that Nokia Maps has been updated and now includes support for Groupon Now! deals. This means that you're never too far from the next great Groupon deal, as Groupon Now! allows you to purchase them and use them immediately. Pretty cool, no?

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Nokia WP8 phones will ramp up differentiation but trim down carriers

Nokia WP8 phones will ramp up differentiation but trim down carriers

Nokia's next-gen Lumia handsets could see a significant departure from the design, functionality and approach of current models, CEO Stephen Elop has teased, with the company preparing strong differentiators for WP8. "As you see the next wave and the wave after that of Lumia products you'll seen an increase in differentiations" Elop said during the Nokia Q2 2012 financial results call today. However, don't expect to see every new Nokia available through every carrier out there.

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Nokia: Microsoft pays us more than we pay them (but Q3 will still be dire)

Nokia: Microsoft pays us more than we pay them (but Q3 will still be dire)

Microsoft continues to pay Nokia more to use Windows Phone than the struggling Finnish firm pays in software royalty fees, its been confirmed, though Nokia still predicts similar struggles in the next quarter. As in previous quarters, Nokia is paid €250m ($307m) each three month period by Microsoft in "platform support payments" and the Finns estimate that "the total amount of the platform support payments is expected to slightly exceed the total amount of the minimum software royalty commitments."

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Nokia rolls out Lumia 900 Camera Extras app

Nokia rolls out Lumia 900 Camera Extras app

Nokia has begun rolling out new camera features for its Lumia 900 smartphones in the US and China. The new features are bundled in a Camera Extras app that can be downloaded from the Nokia Collection in the Windows Phone Marketplace. It brings four new camera capabilities, including smart group shot, action shot, panorama, and self-timer.

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Nokia knew Windows Phone 7 was an update dead-end claim insiders

Nokia knew Windows Phone 7 was an update dead-end claim insiders

Nokia was fully aware of the update limitations of Windows Phone 7 when it signed up to use Microsoft's platform, insiders have suggested, and knew from the outset that early-adopters would not get WP8. The Finnish company's urgency to migrate from Symbian to Windows Phone pushed it to compromise on handset longevity, TechCrunch's sources claim, after Microsoft confirmed yesterday that all current-generation handsets would get a UI update in the shape of Windows Phone 7.8 rather than the full refresh for new devices this fall.

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