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People don’t want Microsoft phones, asks Microsoft to use the ‘Lumia’ name instead

Yesterday we heard that Microsoft might be ditching the Nokia brand name on its future smartphone offerings, presumably in favour of the 'Lumia' moniker instead. Well leaked photos have put that assumption into doubt, and people aren't particularly happy about it. What do you think of when you hear the name Microsoft? Bill Gates, Windows…

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Tom PritchardPeople don’t want Microsoft phones, asks Microsoft to use the ‘Lumia’ name instead
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Microsoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands

There were rumours circulating last week that suggested Microsoft might be ditching the 'Windows Phone' moniker in favour or something less confusing for the consumers, which is why people have suggested that all its operating system software will be called 'Windows'. Now more information has come to light and it's not just Windows Phone that's being…

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Tom PritchardMicrosoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands
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Mobile rumours: 64GB Nexus 5, New Moto G box spotted, Lumia 830 camera

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: 64GB Nexus 5, New Moto G box spotted, Lumia 830 camera
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Mobile rumours: Lumia 730 teaser, Swarovski Gear S, mid-range HTC phablet

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Lumia 730 teaser, Swarovski Gear S, mid-range HTC phablet
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Mobile rumours: Brand new features for Motorola’s Skip, Another Nokia 830 leak, Microsoft’s streaming dongle?

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Brand new features for Motorola’s Skip, Another Nokia 830 leak, Microsoft’s streaming dongle?
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Mobile rumours: Lumia 830 pictures, and Galaxy Note 4 specs appear

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Lumia 830 pictures, and Galaxy Note 4 specs appear

Battle of the 20s: the 20MP Sony Xperia Z2 and Nokia Lumia 930 cameras go head-to-head #PhotoWeek

At the culmination of #PhotoWeek, we’re pitching two rival flagship phones with 20-megapixel cameras against each other in an epic duel of flash and film. Who’s fastest? Who’s brightest? Who takes the best selfies? It’s the waterproof Android Sony Xperia Z2 vs the weighty Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 930 in a fight to the photo…

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Holly BrockwellBattle of the 20s: the 20MP Sony Xperia Z2 and Nokia Lumia 930 cameras go head-to-head #PhotoWeek

Nokia Lumia 930 review: Nokiasoft’s first flagship is pretty good – for a Windows Phone

With Nokia’s devices division now completely owned by Microsoft, the happy couple’s first high-end joint venture is this glossy, blocky handset with the best Windows Phone specs we’ve seen. The Lumia 930 certainly looks the part, but is this the phone to finally tempt Android and iOS fans into the Windows Phone stable? The handset…

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Holly BrockwellNokia Lumia 930 review: Nokiasoft’s first flagship is pretty good – for a Windows Phone
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Mobile rumours: More Nexus 6 specs, Nokia Lumia 830 teased

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: More Nexus 6 specs, Nokia Lumia 830 teased
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Mobile rumours: Nexus 6 leaks, Nokia 730 specs, Samsung Mega 2

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Nexus 6 leaks, Nokia 730 specs, Samsung Mega 2
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Mobile rumours: Nokia Lumia 730 photos surface, LG stylus phablet, and three Xperia smartphones

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Nokia Lumia 730 photos surface, LG stylus phablet, and three Xperia smartphones
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Mobile rumours: HTC One W8 renders, Android Silver, and more Android for Nokia

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: HTC One W8 renders, Android Silver, and more Android for Nokia
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Mobile Rumours: Release dates galore, including Galaxy Note 4 and Nokia 730

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile Rumours: Release dates galore, including Galaxy Note 4 and Nokia 730
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Is Microsoft getting rid of its Android Nokia X line?

Microsoft is reportedly getting rid of its Android Nokia X line, which all comes in the wake of the corporate giant cutting 18,000 jobs in the next year. Stephen Elop of Microsoft has written an email to all employees detailing that they're focusing all energy on Nokia Windows Phone while still selling and supporting the existing Nokia X line.…

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What do we (think we) know about the Nokia X2?

Leaked details of Microsoft's Nokia X2 Dual SIM smartphone, model name: Nokia X2DS (RM-1013) have been posted on the AnTuTu benchmark website. If the specs are correct, it looks like the new handset will be a slight improvement on their previous model, the Nokia X, which launched in February. But we weren't expecting anything especially…

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Microsoft unveils its first Nokia ad with help from The Kinks

Last week Microsoft announced that it had completed the acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business and today the company has launched its first Nokia ad on Youtube. Called 'Not Like Everyone Else', Microsoft enlisted the help of The Kinks as a soundtrack to highlight Nokia's expertise in design and its own Windows Phone platform.…

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Nokia Asha 503 Review – is it worth it for people on a budget?

Nokia are having a busy Christmas - not content with launching a tablet this Christmas, at the other end of the spectrum they've just launched the Nokia Asha 503 exclusively on O2. The phone is perhaps unique - in that it's not quite a smartphone, but can do smartphone-like things - and it's aimed at…

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James O'MalleyNokia Asha 503 Review – is it worth it for people on a budget?

Apple seeks solar powered expert. Sun powered iPhone on the way?

Solar powered concept phones have been around for a while now, Nokia did some interesting work in this area a few years back and again more recently there is a strong selection of solar powered chargers for iPhones and other mobiles. But might solar powered phones be about to hit the mainstream? That's the rumours…

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Windows/Nokia phones outsell Apple in India, Russia and South Africa

Here's an interesting snippet which has been picked up by a number of news sources. It seems that Windows mobile phones are outselling Apple's iPhone in some important developing markets. Even though the Microsoft OS only holds around three per cent market share, Windows phones are ahead of Apple in India, Russia, South Africa and…

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Nokia's secret weapon – a phone that uses the sun to charge its battery

Nokia might have clawed back some market share with the release of its Lumia phones. But if it is to close the gap on Samsung and Apple then it need to come up with something so revolutionary it becomes a game changer. Well how about being able to power your phone using the sun? The…

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Ashley NorrisNokia's secret weapon – a phone that uses the sun to charge its battery