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Nokia Lumia 929 photo and video leaked

Nokia Lumia 929 photo and video leaked

Update: The YouTube video was removed by the user, moments after we published this post; we have therefore removed the embedded player for now. Anybody care to leak another version?

Update: Thanks to an anonymous commenter, we have another version of the video for you in-line.

A photo and video of the yet-to-be-released Nokia Lumia 929 has been leaked by WPCentral forum member Falorin. The Windows Phone device appears scuffed and marked up, indicating Falorin has had it in his possession and been using it for some time now. The leak is a welcome sight for Lumia fans who were disappointed to find it did not appear as expected at Nokia World 2013 in Abu Dhabi last week.

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Samsung ATIV S Neo hits AT&T with Windows Phone 8

Samsung ATIV S Neo hits AT&T with Windows Phone 8

This week the folks at AT&T have announced that they'll be bringing the next-generation ATIV S Neo to the market with Samsung's manufacturing finesse. This Windows Phone 8 device will be bringing on a 4.77-inch HD display with an 8 megapixel camera on its back and a 1.9 megapixel camera up front. This device will also be coming with a set of built-in apps like the full Microsoft Office suite.

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Nokia World 2013 round-up: Lumia, Asha, and a tablet to boot

Nokia World 2013 round-up: Lumia, Asha, and a tablet to boot

This morning the 2013 edition of Nokia World in Dubai was held with the likes of smartphones in the Lumia and Asha lines along with one lovely tablet. This event was meant to show the world that the hardware team at Nokia does not plan to let up now that they're moving in with Microsoft, and that they're not afraid to continue pushing devices of all shapes and sizes. This event brought on devices of all sizes - large, small, and tablet-sized, too!

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Nokia Lumia 1320 hands-on

Nokia Lumia 1320 hands-on

You can't accuse Nokia of merely dipping its toe into the phablet waters: now that Windows Phone 8.1 supports larger screen sizes, it has a pair of big-panel smartphones to offer. The Lumia 1520 takes the flagship tier, but the Lumia 1320 aims at the mid-range, slimming its specs in order to hit a price tag almost half its more powerful sibling. Read on for some first impressions.

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Nokia Lumia 1520 hands-on

Nokia Lumia 1520 hands-on

Nokia's new flagship Lumia 1520 is big news and a big phone. The company's first "phablet" Windows Phone, it marks the debut of official 1080p screen support in version 8.1 of Microsoft's platform, not to mention a further distillation of Nokia's investment into PureView camera technology down into the mass market. It's also the device that Nokia hopes will rival top-tier iPhone and Android handsets that, so far, it has struggled to compete with. Plenty of high expectations, then, but does the Lumia 1520 live up to them? Read on for our first impressions.

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Instagram for Windows Phone just weeks away

Instagram for Windows Phone just weeks away

Instagram for Windows Phone is just a few weeks away, Microsoft and Nokia have confirmed, with the much-anticipated photo sharing app one of a range of new titles for the platform. The Facebook-owned title joins Xbox Video, Flipboard, and a number of Nokia's homegrown titles launching alongside the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 today, with ESPN F1, EA Sports FIFA 14 and Temple Run 2 also incoming for the platform.

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Nokia Lumia Black update will bring 1520 flagship features to existing users

Nokia Lumia Black update will bring 1520 flagship features to existing users

Nokia is readying its next Windows Phone update, Lumia Black, which will build on Microsoft's GDR3 with a number of new features for its existing WP8 range. The new software will bring features like Nokia Camera, which pulls together the previous Nokia Pro Camera and Smart Camera apps into a single interface, to the company's older devices, after it debuts on the Lumia 1520 announced today.

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Nokia Lumia 1520 official: 6-inch Windows Phone 8.1 with 20MP PureView

Nokia Lumia 1520 official: 6-inch Windows Phone 8.1 with 20MP PureView

Nokia has launched the Lumia 1520, the company's flagship phablet with a 6-inch Full HD screen, Windows Phone 8.1, and a 20-megapixel PureView camera borrowing the lossless digital zoom from the Lumia 1020. Nokia's biggest Windows Phone to-date, the Lumia 1520 runs the latest version of Microsoft's smartphone platform on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz quadcore, with LTE and a 3,400 mAh battery that's even bigger than what's inside HTC's One max.

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Microsoft Windows Phone “WebApps” latest subtle invitation to developers

Microsoft Windows Phone “WebApps” latest subtle invitation to developers

Microsoft has created a bevy of "WebApps" for Windows Phone based on almost 50 popular and commercial websites like Southwest Airlines, Cars.com, TV.com, Listverse and Billboard. The WebApps live on the homescreen with the rest of the apps, but they are essentially the same as the websites they correspond to. The apps do not simply scrape content from the websites, but they do render the same website data in-app.

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