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Telstra confirms GDR2 update for Lumia 920 is coming tomorrow

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Good news! If you’re a Lumia 920 user on the Telstra network then the GDR2 update will be available for you tomorrow. CraigR, a representative for Telstra’s Products & Services Team has posted on Telstra’s CrowdSupport page that the update was approved on the 5th of August and due to be released tomorrow. So, what can you look forward to? The GDR2 update includes improvements to Xbox Music and Internet Explorer, […]

Competing with free: Navman partners with Nokia to bring their GPS lineup into the cloud

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With more and more Australian’s trading in their dumbphones for smartphones, all-in-one devices that continue to replace entire product categories, it isn’t hard to assume that a dedicated GPS is irrelevant in 2013. If a smartphone, which is on you at all times, has a GPS inbuilt, surely all that’s needed is a free app and you’re ready to drive. To convince non-believers otherwise, TechGeek and a number of other […]

Nokia confirms the worst-kept secret in the world, the Lumia 1020

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In its New York press event today, Nokia has confirmed the Lumia 1020. Being touted as the next chapter of smartphone photography, the new smartphone features a 41-megapixel camera and promises to choose how you shoot and how you create photos. Design-wise, it features a unibody design where the “back” of the phone with the camera lens is the front. It is still considerably chunky, being only 10.4mm thick – […]

Nokia confirms Lumia 925 launches this month, going to Optus and Telstra

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Nokia Australia has confirmed when the Lumia 925 – its “new take” on the flagship Lumia 920 – is coming to Australia. The device will launch first in retail stores from July 17, before coming to Optus and Telstra by the end of the month. The Lumia 925 looks very similar to the Lumia 920, with a brand new body that combines a polycarbonate shell with a metallic border. It […]

Meet the Nokia Lumia 925 – the “new take” with bigger battery, better camera and new body

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After all the hype in London, Nokia has today introduced the Lumia 925 – touted as a “new take” on the flagship Lumia 920. And the changes are pretty substantial compared to the Lumia 920 – with a new body, bigger battery and an improved camera. The Lumia 925 looks similar to the Lumia 920, and still uses polycarbonate as its body, not all over. The new design combines it […]

Nokia Lumia 620 coming to Australia on Feb 22 for $329

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Nokia’s cheap Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 620, has yesterday received an Australian release date. The Finnish mobile maker will release the phone on February 22 with a price tag of $329; and will be available through its normal retail channels including Dick Smith, Harvey NOrman and JB Hi Fi. The Lumia 620 was revealed late last year at LeWeb, and said that it was launching in the Asia […]

Nokia reveals under-$250 WP8 device, Lumia 620 – coming to Asia Pacific next month

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Nokia has revealed at LeWeb the Lumia 620, the third Windows Phone 8 device in its Lumia line and is the cheapest. With a price tag of US$249 and will have lower specs than the flagship Lumia 920 and mid-range Lima 820, the phone targets those who are just looking for a cheap smartphone – students. Similar to the Lumia 820, it will have a removable shell. However, that shell […]

Optus starts taking preorders for the Lumia 820, Windows Phone 8S

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Optus has today announced that its two Windows Phone 8 devices – Windows Phone 8S by HTC and the Nokia Lumia 820 – are now available for pre-order. The Windows Phone 8S will be available for $0 upfront from its $35 plan (200MB of data, unlimited text and $200 worth of calls) and up. The phone features a 4-inch super LCD display, 5-megapixel camera, a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4GB of […]

Nokia Lumia 920, 820 now shipping – arriving in Australia in November

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Nokia Australia has confirmed when the Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones will coming to Australia. The first Windows Phone 8 smartphones from the Finnish phone maker will sold from the end of November, with the Lumia 820 sold through Optus and Vodafone, and the 920 sold through Telstra. The Lumia 920 will have a RRP of $829, and will coming in black, white, red and yellow – if you buy […]

Telstra gets Nokia Lumia 920, Vodafone and Optus share Lumia 820

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Telstra has scored a major coup for their 4G network with the announcement that Nokia will be selling the Lumia 920 on its network. Also announced was that Optus and Vodafone will gain the rights to sell the lower-end Lumia 820. The Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 both support 4G LTE, so it is expected that Optus will sell this phone with its own 4G network that is slowly rolling […]

Nokia shows off the Lumia 820 – versatile design, 8GB storage, 1.5GHz dual core processor

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The baby brother for the Lumia 920, theNokia Lumia 820 was also revealed. Featuring much of the same features as the 920 like the apps, Windows Phone 8 and dual-core processor; the Lumia 820 features an unique versatile design that lets you change the colour of the phone, even after purchase. The Lumia 820 features an exchangeable shell design, meaning that you can rip off the old case and add […]

Nokia reveals the Lumia 920 – “The World’s Most Innovative Smartphone”

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Nokia is doubling down with Windows Phone, with two new phones announced today (we’re focusing on only one now). The Lumia 920 is their new flagship phone for Lumia, and for Windows Phone 8, and will feature Nokia’s PureView technology, wireless charging, NFC support and a new display that promises to be fast, bright and clear. Of course, we’re were expecting something big – but with Nokia competing now with […]

Nokia VP: Lumia with PureView tech coming “very soon”

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Imagine: Lumia 800 with Windows Phone 8 and PureView camera tech. In an interview with Neowin, Nokia’s Vice President of Worldwide Developer Relations Richard Kerris has said that we could be seeing some new Lumia phones with its PureView technology – which promises better photos. While Kerris didn’t go into specifics, he did say to Neowin that these phones would be coming “very soon”. The first phone with PureView – […]

Nokia pushes an update for the Nokia N9 – “Over 1000 quality improvements”

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Image: Tom Solari/TECHGEEK.com.au You would never know this, but Nokia is still maintaining support for the Nokia N9 – the only MeeGo phone that it ever released before dumping the platform for Windows Phone 7. And this time, they pushed their third update that includes “over 1000 quality improvements”. What are they? Well, it doesn’t say except hinting that that the Mail, Facebook and Twitter apps were improved; and some […]

REVIEW: Nokia Lumia 900

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Just more than a year since the pact was signed, Nokia’s Lumia 900 is the latest phone running Windows Phone 7. Revealed at this year’s CES, it has managed to capture America when it was released in April. But while it looks like the Lumia 800, it does have some differences, such as a bigger screen. However, does that make it a better phone than the 800? But the all […]