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Nokia WP8 Lumia production reportedly in-house; Existing phone prices slashed

Nokia WP8 Lumia production reportedly in-house; Existing phone prices slashed

Nokia has slashed the price of its existing Windows Phone 7 devices and reportedly plans to take responsibility for manufacturing its new Lumia 920 and 820 models, according to industry whispers. Prices for the Lumia 800 have been slashed by around 15-percent, the biggest cut to the range, according to Reuters' insiders, with talk that the firm has not outsourced production of the new Windows Phone 8 handsets revealed yesterday, but will instead build them in-house.

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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 Lumia 710 and 800 receiving Tango update

Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 receiving Tango update

If you’re an owner of a Nokia Lumia 800 or 710, you’ll be happy to know that the long promised Tango update is now rolling out for your handsets. Nokia has taken to its Conversations blog to detail the various changes and features you’ll be seeing, which includes Tethering, flip-to-silence, and some fairly extensive camera modifications. The company is also keen to promote Play To, its DLNA sharing app which was recently released.

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Nokia Lumia 800 mod enables Touchstone charging

Nokia Lumia 800 mod enables Touchstone charging

We’re unfortunately not quite at the point where wireless charging is a reality, but there have been some phones capable of sucking down power via induction, like the Palm Pre. With a little bit of modding know-how and hard work, one YouTube user has taken apart a Nokia Lumia 800 and added the ability to charge via Palm’s Touchstone.

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Nokia and Nicki Minaj light NYC for Lumia 900 debut

Nokia and Nicki Minaj light NYC for Lumia 900 debut

Nokia lit up New York City's Time Square for a Lumia 900 extravaganza on Friday, turning to Nicki Minaj and the CGI specialists behind i-Robot for a music and light show in keeping with AT&T and Microsoft's ambitions. The event - which followed the London deadmau5 event for the Lumia 800 in November last year - paired a remix of Starships with a 200ft high video show and live dancers, a costly spectacle that will demand more than a few $99.99 AT&T Lumia 900 sales if Nokia, Microsoft and the carrier want to make their money back.

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Nokia Lumia 800 battery fix firmware released

Nokia Lumia 800 battery fix firmware released

The near-magical update for the Nokia Lumia 800, tipped to hugely increase battery life for the Windows Phone, has been officially released. The new firmware "shows significant improvements" in the Lumia 800's runtime, Nokia says, along with improvements to audio quality and some other tweaks. However, there's still no WiFi tethering, and not every Lumia 800 user will get the new firmware immediately.

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New Nokia MeeGo duo tipped for Next Billion

New Nokia MeeGo duo tipped for Next Billion

Nokia is reportedly planning a further two MeeGo handsets, following the N9 with a pair of low-end devices that will slot into the company's Next Billion strategy for developing markets. The news, supposedly shared with them directly from a source in the Next Billion Group itself NetbookNews reports, would come as some relief to MeeGo fans, who had seen Nokia marginalize the platform in its smartphone push out of preference for Windows Phone.

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Nokia Lumia 800C and 610C CDMA Windows Phones official for China

Nokia Lumia 800C and 610C CDMA Windows Phones official for China

Nokia has officially revealed its first CDMA Windows Phones, the Lumia 800C and 610C, and China will be the first country to get them. Variants, as the names suggest, of Nokia's existing Lumia 800 and 610, the 800C will drop on China Telecom first in April, with the 610C following on in Q2 2012. They'll come with the usual Nokia Music, Nokia Drive and Nokia Maps apps, exclusive to the Finnish company's Windows Phones.

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