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Seton Hall University freshmen to receive free Lumia 900

Seton Hall University freshmen to receive free Lumia 900

How times have changed. Once upon a time a tote bag filled with university info and offers was shoved into your arms, but now it seems students are given smartphones instead. Freshmen entering Seton Hall University in New Jersey will be handed a Nokia Lumia 900 when they arrive at the institution. It’s an extensive of an exisiting initiative that the university has in place, with laptops being handed out to students since 1997.

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Nokia Lumia 900 update fixes purple screen hue

Nokia Lumia 900 update fixes purple screen hue

Nokia has released a firmware update for its flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 900. The update will bring some new enhancements as well as fix a few bugs, such as a problem with the screen turning a purple hue in low light conditions. The company says that the update is in response to feedback it has received since the device launched a few months back and that it intends to roll out new updates and surprises in the near future.

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Just 900 Dark Knight Lumia 900s confirms exclusive retailer

Just 900 Dark Knight Lumia 900s confirms exclusive retailer

If the limited edition Dark Knight Rises Nokia Lumia 900 took your interest yesterday, Phones4u has all the information you need in order to get your hands on one of the handsets. The retailer has spilled the beans regarding the exact number of phones that will be sold: 900. The phones will be available to pre-order starting from today, and will be sold in stores and sent out to customers from June 1st.

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Limited edition Batman Lumia 900 coming to UK

Limited edition Batman Lumia 900 coming to UK

Back in December Nokia created a limited edition of the Lumia 800 with the Batman logo engraved into the back in order to promote The Dark Knight Rises. Only a handful were ever made, and the last one in existence was given away at a Nokia event last Thursday. Nokia has taken to Twitter to announce that the Lumia 900 will receive the same treatment, with a full retail release planned.

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Nokia 808 PureView Explored: Hands-on Samples

Nokia 808 PureView Explored: Hands-on Samples

Nokia gave us no small surprise when it launched the Nokia 808 PureView and its new camera-phone technology. Promising a headline-grabbing 41-megapixel sensor, paired with image processing systems more akin to what you'd find in spy satellites than smartphones, it's the first fruit of a project five years in the making. Until now, though, all the sample images we've seen have been produced by Nokia's own hand, so we understandably jumped at the chance to join the PureView team at the headquarters of lens supplier and imaging specialist Carl Zeiss in Southern Germany to take some shots of our own. Read on for the full sample gallery - together with some comparison shots with the Nokia Lumia 900 - along with the full story as to why PureView is so special.

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Nokia Lumia 900 gets hammer and nails stress tested

Nokia Lumia 900 gets hammer and nails stress tested

This week a couple of engineers from Tech Craver busted out a hammer, some nails, and their own Nokia Lumia 900 review unit to do some stress tests. While what you're about to see isn't technically as scientifically viable as we'd normally like to see in a hammer-to-smartphone test, we'll accept it - if only because they added what appears to be Stephen Elop calling them on the phone at the end of the video before the video stoppers up. This story has also been picked up by Nokia official Jason Harris of Conversations by Nokia - they're fairly impressed by the whole situation too, to be frank.

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Nokia losing cash reserves at worrying pace

Nokia losing cash reserves at worrying pace

Nokia may be trying to make a comeback in the smartphone world by pairing with Microsoft and leveraging Windows Phone, but analysts are concerned that the company may be burning through its cash reserves too fast. Last quarter the Finnish smartphone manufacturer reported a $1.7 billion loss, and analysts fear the company may not be able to stop hemorrhaging money.

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Apple patches Siri smartphone answer: Nokia not amused

Apple patches Siri smartphone answer: Nokia not amused

Late last week it was discovered that if you asked Siri what it’s favorite smartphone was, the Nokia Lumia 900 would pop up. it was mildly amusing, and a good time was had by all. Now it looks like Apple has patched the possible answers. Asking Siri what the best smartphone is results in such answers as “You’re holding it” and “Wait... there are other phones?”

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Ask Siri what the best smartphone is – she’ll say Nokia Lumia 900

Ask Siri what the best smartphone is – she’ll say Nokia Lumia 900

Apple's voice recognition platform on the iPhone 4S is an attempt at creating something that interacts with you like a human. And in fact, Siri may even be more human than people who work at Apple because it looks like she is capable of humility. Apparently if you ask the digital assistant "What is the best smartphone ever?" she will tell you it's the Windows Phone-powered Nokia Lumia 900.

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Nokia Lumia 900 now available in UK

Nokia Lumia 900 now available in UK

The wait is finally over, UK Lumia fans. If the Lumia 800 with its 3.7-inch screen wasn’t quite big enough for you, the 4.3-inch Lumia 900 is now available for you to purchase. Phones4u has an exclusive on the phone until May 27th, and will be offering both black and white versions. Not only that, but the Lumia 900 will reportedly come with the latest version of Windows Phone which includes some Tango features.

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Nokia releases City Lens augmented reality app

Nokia releases City Lens augmented reality app

Remember augmented reality? Smartphone users may have had brief flings with the technology using apps like Layar. The charm doesn’t seem to have stayed with us over the years, although Google is planning to bring it back. That hasn’t stopped Nokia from creating its own augmented reality app for Windows Phone, what they call Nokia City Lens. Designed to work with the Lumia 710, 800 and 900, the app will overlay nearby establishments with the UI you’d expect from Windows Phone.

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