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Microsoft Agrees To Acquire Nokia Devices And Services Unit

There are only a few things that can get me to stop watching a Comedy Central roast, but the news that Microsoft has purchased Nokia’s Devices and Services unit stopped me in my tracks. In a joint announcement, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced the deal as the clock struck 11 pm Eastern. Building on this successful partnership, we announced some important news today: an agreement for Microsoft … [read full article]

Complete Price Guide For Nokia Lumia 925, Sony Xperia Z As Inventory Starts To Arrive

T-Mobile may have already released the Lumia 925 and Xperia Z Simple Choice pricing to the world but I thought it worthy of a completely broken down pricing list. Just to recap, the Lumia 925 will cost $49.99 down with 24 months of $20 monthly installments for well-qualified buyers. Full retail pricing on the T-Mobile Windows Phone 8 flagship will set you back $579. As for the first Sony device to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Roadmap Highlights Sony Xperia Z, Lumia 925 Release Date, July 14th “Major Release”

The day has finally arrived, well not the release date itself but the day we can tell you the release dates for the upcoming Xperia Z and Lumia 925. Along with that is the unknown T-Mobile 768 which is almost assuredly a prepaid device backed by Huawei, ZTE or some other manufacturer that releases under T-Mobile branding. As with all leaks, dates are subject to change but this looks pretty solid for … [read full article]

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry Marketshare As Samsung Dominates Android Profits Once Again

Oh how the mighty have fallen as another piece of bad news surfaces for the BlackBerry crowd as new figures suggest the once giant smartphone OS has dropped to fourth in global shipments. There’s no question that Android at 75% and iOS at 17.3% of the total global smartphone market in the first quarter 2013 have the clear lead. Still, Microsoft saw an increase of 133.3-percent over the last 12 months to hit 3.2-percent globally. … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Be Exclusive US Carrier For Nokia Lumia 925 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

I guess there was a good reason after all for T-Mobile to remove their current Windows Phone 8 lineup. At an early morning media event in London, Nokia announced the Lumia 925, a Lumia 920 successor of sorts with a “sleek, metal-finished design, new AMOLED display to make it possible to view content from more angles, and new features and advances in our PureView imaging technology for capturing clearer, … [read full article]

Leaked Images Of The Nokia Lumia 925 “Catwalk” Surface, Official Announcement Expected Tomorrow

With Nokia’s special event less than 24 hours away, famed internet leaker @evleaks is giving us a glimpse of what’s to come. Nokia is widely expected to announce the Lumia 925 “Catwalk” tomorrow and with these images we’re getting a glimpse at what we might expect looks wise. The Lumia 925 is expected to fairly identical to the Lumia 920 spec wise, but with a thinner and lighter frame and an … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Retail Availability For Lumia 521, Wi-Fi Calling And All

While the Lumia 521 has already been on sale through the Home Shopping Network and as a steal of a sale for $129 at Walmart, it’s finally coming to T-Mobile stores on May 22nd. The Lumia 521 will be available on T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plans for $29.99 down payment with 24 monthly payments of $5. The biggest get with the Lumia 521 and somehow I glossed over it before is … [read full article]