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Nokia Lumia Free Wireless Charger page up but not out

Nokia Lumia Free Wireless Charger page up but not out

Those of you hoping to take part on the deal Nokia is offering up with some of their new Lumia models, that being a free wireless charger with purchase, will be glad to know that the official claim page is up now. It's not quite active, but it certainly is up - letting you know that on the 16th of November you'll be able to come back and grab that charger with a fist full of free. This offer is available here in the USA to AT&T owners of the Lumia 920 and may very well be spreading to more customers soon.

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Windows Phone 8 hits Verizon pre-order tomorrow with HTC and Nokia

Windows Phone 8 hits Verizon pre-order tomorrow with HTC and Nokia

It's time for the HTC Windows Phone 8X, Nokia Lumia 822, and Samsung ATIV Odyssey to hit Verizon and start the Windows Phone 8 party on the United States' largest mobile carrier. Each of these devices will be working with 4G LTE connectivity and will be bringing on what Verizon assures will be an interface that will allow you "new ways to further personalize your smartphone" - as Steve Ballmer has made clear many times. They also assure you that "Windows Phone 8 will debut on a number of new smartphones" as well - can we hope for more Verizon action soon?

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AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 coming November 9 for $99

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 coming November 9 for $99

AT&T has finally unveiled its pricing and launch dates for their range of Windows Phone 8 devices. Nokia's Lumia 920 will be available for a cool $99.99 on November 9, with pre-orders starting on November 7. Nokia's Lumia 820 will also launch on November 9 and will be priced at $49.99 with pre-orders starting on November 7. HTC's Windows Phone 8X starts at $99.99 for the 8GB version and $199.99 for the 16GB. The 8X will be available sometime "before Thanksgiving."

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Nokia Music update ushers in the Lumia 920 and 820 with Artist Profiles

Nokia Music update ushers in the Lumia 920 and 820 with Artist Profiles

This week when the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 hit the market with Windows Phone 8, you'll be seeing updates to Nokia Music as well. This update will bring a variety of new features including no less than Dolby Headphone support - that's high definition beat blasts for your eardrums like never before! Also included in this update to Nokia Music is full Artist Profile Pages - you'll be able to get more information on the artists you love than you ever though you'd have wanted!

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 11, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 11, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening, folks - just one more work day and the glorious weekend is here once again. This afternoon we heard that both the iPad Mini and the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro - neither of which officially exist yet, remember - have been delayed due to problems with component yields, but not long after, analysts were saying that the MacBook Pro with Retina Display is still on track to launch this year. Apple has managed to delay the ban of the iPhone and iPad in South Korea, and we learned that the company's new dock connector is nearly impossible to mod in a new teardown.

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Nokia Lumia 920, 820 wireless accessories priced in the UK

Nokia Lumia 920, 820 wireless accessories priced in the UK

One of the cool new features coming to Nokia's latest Lumia 920 and 820 devices is wireless charging. We've seen it on other handsets in the past -- notably Palm devices, but it's still not that prominent yet in the mobile market. Today, Nokia announced UK pricing for its various wireless-charging accessories for the Lumia 920 and 820.

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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 hero branding key to success

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 hero branding key to success

With the exclusivity of the Nokia Lumia 920 on AT&T announced at the start of this Windows Phone 8 generation of phones, the future seemed to dim a little for the company's chances at taking on the rest of the market in the USA. When the Nokia Lumia 810 was announced this week for T-Mobile, it instantly became apparent that Nokia wasn't limiting its wares to one carrier - not at all. With rumors abound that Verizon will be in the mix soon as well, we've got a real collection of Nokia device out to take on the USA - will it be enough to keep users interested in the Windows Phone 8 universe?

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Lumia 810 brings Nokia Windows Phone 8 magic to T-Mobile

Lumia 810 brings Nokia Windows Phone 8 magic to T-Mobile

The T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 810 has been introduced as an exclusive release on the carrier here in the USA with Windows Phone 8 at its side. This device will be working with a lovely 4.3-inch OLED WVGA Clear Black display as well as interchangeable shells on its back in both cyan and black - rather similar to the Nokia Lumia 820 with changeable shell for wireless charging as well. The difference between that device and this one appears to be slight - mostly a name-change, as it were.

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Nokia’s Elop: Lumia is “a step above” HTC’s Windows Phones

Nokia’s Elop: Lumia is “a step above” HTC’s Windows Phones

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has dismissed concerns that the Lumia 920 will suffer from not being Microsoft's "signature" Windows Phone, with HTC instead taking that crown, arguing that the perceived advantage is "ambiguous." Asked whether Nokia felt slighted or sidelined at HTC inking a deal with Microsoft to put the Windows Phone 8X and 8S at the core of its new advertising campaign, Elop insisted that there's more to Lumia than just Windows Phone itself. "We could have called our devices Windows Phone 920 or whatever," the chief exec told Wired, "but we felt it was important to say that we stand for something a step above."

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