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Why Microsoft Skylight Event in New York means Surface 4 and Hololens are coming
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Why Microsoft Skylight Event in New York means Surface 4 and Hololens are coming

Microsoft, Redmond, Washington-based tech giant, has some new products in the offing. On Monday September 14th 2015, Microsoft sent out this invite for an event to be held at the Skylight at Moynihan Station on Tuesday October 6th 2015 in New York City.   Like the invite says, “We have some exciting news to share about Windows 10 devices”. That could be tea leaf code for an updated Microsoft Surface 3 i.e. the much-rumoured Microsoft Surface 4. Being as Apple had unveiled a bevy of products including the Apple iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil (not a stylus, people!), an updated Apple TV as well as the expected but super-stellar Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus as reported in Apple’s Appointment hands-on Approach is why Apple Watch succeeded, expect Microsoft to pull out all the s...
Nokia Lumia 610 – Review
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Nokia Lumia 610 – Review

The Nokia Lumia 610 is is smartphone powered by the Windows Phone operating system that was released last year. It is no secret that Windows phones have been eclipsed in the market and in the minds of many consumers in recent years by phones running the power user friendly Android from Google, the messaging king Blackberry by RIM and the user friendly iOS by Apple. The Nokia 610 is no iPhone or Samsung Galaxy but it is a smartphone that does just enough to carve out it's own niche. It is budget friendly but stylish and most of all it is a practical phone that will do anything and everything the typical user would want to do with an entry-level smartphone. Hardware The Nokia Lumia 610 won't win any beauty contests but is far from being an ugly duckling. It does look and feel like plasti...
Windows Phone 8 – Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Officially Announced
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Windows Phone 8 – Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Officially Announced

Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and theNokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 range. The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, including the latest advances in Nokia PureView imaging innovation. Using advanced floating lens technology, the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 is able to take in five times more light than competing smartphones without using flash, making it possible to capture clear, bright pictures and video indoors and at night. It also compensates for hand movement while the photo is being taken. “Nokia PureView continues to deliver cutting-edge technology to make it possible for a smartphone camera to take the kind of images usually only seen on a standalone SLR camera,” said Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia...
Nokia show off the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 powered by Windows Phone Mango
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Nokia show off the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 powered by Windows Phone Mango

Many called it the Marriage of Microsoft and Nokia but whatever your take on it is, the first "offspring" of the Nokia and Microsoft union has been shown off at Nokia World 2011 in London. The high end Nokia Lumio 800 and the affordable Lumia 710 are both powered by Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Manga platform and will be available starting in Europe come next month. With iOS and Android seen as the front runners in the mobile OS market how will Windows Phone grow their market? Especially with Blackberry struggling and WebOS kicking the bucket? The Lumia is being called the "first real Windows Phone" and will feaure a 3.7 inch 800 x 480 resolution AMOLED ClearBlack curved display, 1.4 GHz processor, Carl Zeiss optics in the camera, 512MB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 25GB of cloud sto...