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iPhone 5s beats Galaxy S4 as duo dominates worldwide sales

iPhone 5s beats Galaxy S4 as duo dominates worldwide sales

This week a report has been struck by the folks at Counterpoint Research that suggests that it's Samsung and Apple ahead in the sales of smartphones worldwide by a mile throughout the month of October. Their research shows models sold throughout the world, so to speak, surveying 33 countries throughout it, including China where they suggest a boom has occurred this late 2013. Oddly enough it would appear that both the Nokia 105 and the Nokia Asha 501 are up in the ranks as well, taking on the 8th and 10th spot in sales respectively.

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Nokia Lumia 520 continues dominating Windows Phone universe

Nokia Lumia 520 continues dominating Windows Phone universe

It would appear that the first appearance of the Nokia Lumia 520 as the most common smartphone in use across the world earlier this year was not just a fluke. Not by any stretch of the imagination. Instead we're seeing this device continue to grow in popularity, quite likely because of its relative low cost and common smartphone abilities - not to mention the fact that it comes in a variety of fabulous colors.

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Nokia Amber software update starts today

Nokia Amber software update starts today

Starting today, Nokia is beginning to roll out its own update to Lumia devices working with Windows Phone 8, one that brings about a wide range of improvements to key elements inside the phones lucky enough to get it. With Amber, Nokia devices will be gaining boosts in software that build upon Microsoft's own most recent update to Windows Phone 8, this including improved image processing, the inclusion of Nokia Smart Camera (previously only on the Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020), and Nokia Glance Screen.

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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Samsung Galaxy S II: budget boxing

Nokia Lumia 521 vs Samsung Galaxy S II: budget boxing

Thought Samsung has long since moved on from the second-generation Galaxy and tech news in general forgets about essentially any phone (even the Lumia 520) almost without fail once they've been out for a short period of time, there's a battle going on at T-Mobile between these two machines. Both the Nokia Lumia 521 (as it's called when you see it working with T-Mobile) and the Samsung Galaxy S II are currently tagged "Top Seller" on the carrier's stock listings, this honor only otherwise given to the HTC One and iPhone 5 at this very moment. What makes this set of devices so special?

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Nokia Lumia 521 Review

Nokia Lumia 521 Review

If you thought the Nokia Lumia 520 was good, boy are you going to have a great time with the Nokia Lumia 521. Essentially the same device as you'll be getting internationally, this T-Mobile iteration of the entry-level Windows Phone 8 device brings the same package (with slightly different radio connections and a few extra apps) to the USA, here with the same bright white back cover as we saw across the sea (one of three, as it were).

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T-Mobile details Nokia Lumia 521 roll-out with WiFi Call update due May 20

T-Mobile details Nokia Lumia 521 roll-out with WiFi Call update due May 20

T-Mobile USA has detailed its payment options for the Nokia Lumia 521, which will launch on the carrier's network come May 11. In fact, there will be three ways to pick up the entry-level Windows Phone, either through Microsoft Retail Stores at $149 with a new, two year agreement on T-Mobile, or at Walmart for $129.88 with the same contract deal. However, the carrier will also offer its Simple Choice Plan payment scheme, dropping the upfront cost down to $29.99.

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Nokia Lumia 520 Review

Nokia Lumia 520 Review

It's Nokia's cheapest Windows Phone 8 device, takes the company's latest range to five models, and borrows some of the style from its bigger siblings, but can the Lumia 520 compete with cheap Android? Unveiled alongside the Lumia 720 at Mobile World Congress, the 520 slots in at the entry-level with a few compromises along the way to reach its sub-€150 unsubsidized price. Have the cut corners left the baby Lumia lacking? Read on for our review.

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