nokia 2012

  • Trackpad Maker Synaptics Behind Nokia’s Lumia 820 And 920 Glove and Fingernail-Sensing Touchscreens

    Trackpad Maker Synaptics Behind Nokia’s Lumia 820 And 920 Glove and Fingernail-Sensing Touchscreens

    Nokia just revealed more details behind its new touchscreen tech being built into its 820 and 920 Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices. The technology is actually coming from Synaptics, a name anyone who’s ever owned a Windows PC with a trackpad will likely recognize. Dubbed “ClearPad Series 3,” the tech supports touch recognition not only of bare fingers, but also specifically… Read More

  • Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage

    Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage

    Nokia has taken the stage in New York City, hand-in-hand with Microsoft of course, to deliver its latest round of Lumia smartphones, powered by Windows 8. While it’s not quite as impressive as big brother 920, the freshly announced Lumia 820 should still raise a few hairs on your neck. We’ve known very little about this phone from leaks, but now we can tell you with certainty that… Read More

  • ‘A New Era In Smartphone Power Management’: Wireless Power Charging Accessories And Public Hotspots Revealed

    ‘A New Era In Smartphone Power Management’: Wireless Power Charging Accessories And Public Hotspots Revealed

    Nokia is making a big push around “wow-factor” features that it hopes will turn consumers’ eyes away from Apple and Android devices. Along with integrating the Pure View camera, Nokia is also pushing slick, wireless charging services, and it is kicking this off with some inaugural partnerships with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Virgin Atlantic for charging… Read More

  • Nokia Taps NFC For Wireless Music Streaming

    Nokia Taps NFC For Wireless Music Streaming

    You’re looking at the future, friends. Nokia just announced the spectacular Lumia 920, which could very well be the most feature-packed phone ever made. Along with wireless charging, a super display, an S4 SoC, the 920 also features NFC for easy wireless music streaming. Just tap the phone to a compatible speaker dock and the music automagically starts playing on the other device. Read More

  • Microsoft Unveils New Windows Phone 8 Features: It’s All About Photos

    Microsoft Unveils New Windows Phone 8 Features: It’s All About Photos

    At Nokia’s press event today in New York, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore hopped on stage to demo Windows Phone 8 on the new Lumia 920. Windows Phone 8 was announced a while ago, but the manager of the Windows Phone platform took the stage to share a couple new bits of info about the forthcoming mobile operating system. The first bit of the demo threw it back to customizable live tiles… Read More

  • Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To June In 54 Markets

    Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To June In 54 Markets

    D-Day (that is, device day) for Nokia and Microsoft has kicked off with their press conference in New York. But speaking to analysts in Helsinki beforehand, Nokia revealed a sales number: it said that it sold 7 million devices so far in its Windows Phone Lumia line. The number is not huge, but it points to a global reach: those sales were across 54 markets and 130 operators. But the challenge… Read More

  • Nokia Lumia 920 Officially Revealed: PureView Camera, Wireless Charging, Snapdragon S4 Processor

    Nokia Lumia 920 Officially Revealed: PureView Camera, Wireless Charging, Snapdragon S4 Processor

    Nokia has finally put weeks of speculation to rest at its New York press conference today, as the Finnish phone company just pulled back the curtains on its newest flagship handset: the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 920. As expected (thanks to plenty of pre-event leaks), the new Lumia sports a 4.5-inch 720p display, a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, a 2,000 mAh battery. Again, not exactly… Read More

  • Live From Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 Press Conference

    Live From Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 Press Conference

    And we’re live from Nokia’s joint press conference with Microsoft here in rainy New York City. On tap for today’s festivities include the launch of one or two new Windows Phone 8-powered handsets codenamed “Arrow” and “Phi”. Based on leaked information last month, the two devices are expected to be named the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 with PureView. Will… Read More