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Nokia Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8 smartphone review

on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

I enjoyed reviewing the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT tablet a few weeks ago and since it’s been over a year, I thought it was time that I reviewed another Windows Phone device as well. Verizon offered to send me the Nokia Lumia Icon (aka Lumia 929), which is available exclusively from them. IRead More…

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Your Nokia phone can keep track of your treasures

on Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

With Nokia Treasure Tags, your Nokia phone will notify you before you leave behind your keys, wallet, or whatever you’ve tagged.  The Treasure Tags use Bluetooth 4.0 (with Proximity Profile (PXP), Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Find Me Profile (FMP)) to pair with your phone to notify you before you leave something behind.  It has aRead More…

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Apple Settles Patent Lawsuit with Nokia

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Thursday, June 16th, 2011

You might have heard almost 2 years ago Nokia  sued Apple for Patent Infringement. Well, 20 months later they settle and Nokia agrees to license its patents to Apple. How much you ask? We may never know but we can be sure it was for a lot of money. According to some sources, the settlementRead More…

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Nokia’s Fight Part 2

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Friday, February 11th, 2011
Posted in: News

See this man? His name is Stephen Elop, CEO of Nokia. He has a problem– A big problem. As of now, Nokia has lost its dominance in smartphones world wide to Android. Symbian is a throwback OS and it looks like it. Nokia has no presence in the U.S., where the hottest Mobile OS lives.Read More…

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Music video shot entirely with a Nokia N8

on Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Who needs traditional video cameras these days when you can create a whole movie or music video with your smartphone? We’ve seen movies shot with iPhones and now here’s what claims to be the first video shot entirely with Nokia’s new N8 smartphone. Filmed by Kyle Roberts, this is a fun little song from independentRead More…

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Nokia’s Fight

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Posted in: Articles

Chances are you have had at least one Nokia phone in your life if you were born sometime before 1990. Fast forward to today, it’s probably a Samsung, Motorola, HTC, RIM or Apple (smartphone). Even if it is from some other brand, I can bet that it is not a Nokia. Why? What happened? Nokia dominatesRead More…

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Nokia unveils the new C5 Smartphone

on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

Today, Nokia announced a new handset, called the C5. The C5 is a new smartphone packed into a feature phone body, boasting S60 3rd edition and a host of messaging and social networking features already built-in.  It also boasts a bright 2.2-inch display and a 3.2-megapixel camera.  It will also come with free walk and drive navigation (courtesy ofRead More…

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Revisit the 80′s with a Tanto headset from Urbanears

on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Feeling nostalgic for the 80′s? Remember when everyone had a Sony Walkman and used headphones instead of earbuds? The Tanto headset from Urbanears is a retro styled headset that has been modernized with a selection of colors (12 of them!) and a built-in remote / microphone so that it can be used to talk handsfreeRead More…

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Nokia’s Maemo Masterpiece – The N900

By: Adam Scinto
on Thursday, August 27th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

We’ve been seeing some ‘reviews’ of this device, but nothing official from Nokia until now. Nokia has now announced the N900 and it will be running the new version of Maemo. That’s the operating system the N770/n800/n810 have been using; it’s the ‘other’ operating system for Nokia besides Symbian. On the OS topic, there’s beenRead More…

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Noreve Tradition Leather Nokia E66 Case Review

on Friday, April 24th, 2009
Posted in: Miscellaneous

The Tradition Leather Case by Noreve displays the description: “Haute Couture for Mobile Devices” on its packaging. It truly lives up to this description. It’s made of real leather and has a classic, simplistic but elegant design while maintaining practicality.

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Nokia Podcasting Application Review

on Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

The Nokia Podcasting application, developed by Nokia comes with the sis file already preloaded onto the memory card of some of the more recent Nokia phones. It’s also free for download from the Nokia website and it’s available for all E or N series phones that have WLAN and is compatible with some others.

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone – Day 6 & 7

on Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

It’s been a week since I started using the Nokia N85 and in that time, I’ve found a lot to like and some things that left me wanting more. This last part of my series on the Nokia N85 will focus on: Built in applications Week wrap up

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone – Day 3, 4 & 5

on Monday, March 9th, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

This part of my series on the Nokia N85 will focus on: The camera Capturing video Listening to audio Playing games

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone – Day 1 & 2

on Monday, March 2nd, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

You know how it is when you get a brand new phone, you have to adjust to the location of its buttons, navigation of menus, etc. That’s what I’ve been doing the last couple of days with the Nokia N85. This part will focus on: First impressions of the user interface Making and receiving callsRead More…

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone

on Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

The Android G1 was a cool phone, but you and I both knew that I wouldn’t stick with it very long. What can I say, I get bored easily. So, this week I’m going to be trying out the Nokia N85 smartphone. It’s been awhile since I’ve had a newer Symbian phone, so I’m excitedRead More…