If you’re a Windows Phone owner, specifically a Lumia device owner (formerly Nokia, now Microsoft), you should head to Phone Update under settings. Rolling out now is the latest firmware release to enable new functionality. The update has been rolling out on new devices, but now existing owners can experience the...
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    Nokia was once the king of the mobile world, with 40% of the market back in 2008 before the iPhone came to shake things up. The Finnish company now has less than 15% of the worlds market just five years after it was at its peak. Nokia saw that...
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    Nokia was once the king of the mobile world, holding 40% of the smart phone market in 2008 before Apple’s iPhone came to shake things up. The Finnish company now has less than 15% of the worlds market just five years after it was at its peak. Nokia saw...
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      An image of what is meant to be the long-awaited Windows Phone successor to Nokia’s 808 PureView phone have surface on the internet. The image comes from EVleaks, who has previously referred to the phone, codenamed EOS as the Lumia 1020, but it is understood that the device is...
  • Review: Nokia Lumia 520

    In the market of low-end smartphones, it’s usually dominated by cheap Android phones that work better as a target practice than a smartphone. These things are cluggy, have horrible cameras and usually have horrible screens to go with it. The Nokia Lumia 520 is in this low-end smartphone price...
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    Nokia has just unveiled its new flagship device in London – the Lumia 925, which will be released in June. The device’s big change is its look and feel – rather than the polycarbonate that has housed their previous devices, this is made from aluminium. The device weighs just 139 grams...
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    Nokia has had a massive year and they’re not done yet. In London they will announce a new device. Yesterday they released a teaser video of the new device that looks to have an asteroid sized hole for the camera. The event will start around 7PM out time, so...
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    Nokia’s big Lumia event is on this Wednesday, the 15th of May (Aussie time) in London to reveal what’s next – but that hasn’t stopped the Finnish company from teasing us with a new commercial for a device. The commercial, which aired on British TV yesterday shows the rear of a...
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    Congratulations TJ, you just won a Nokia Lumia 920 and JBL PowerUp

    Earlier this month we ran a competition with thanks to Nokia, which put a cyan coloured Lumia 920 and cyan JBL PowerUp speaker. I created the rules for the competition that meant you needed to get creative with your uses of blue (or cyan) in photos. The competition was...
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    Nokia has announced a May 14 event to “see what’s next” with its Lumia line of Windows Phone. This will hopefully be an announcement for Nokia’s new flagship Windows Phone device. The Lumia 920, Nokia’s previous flaghip device has been praised by journalists and consumers everywhere for its industry...
  • Giveaway: Cyan Nokia Lumia 920 + JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker for Nokia

    It’s giveaway time again at techAU and this time around we’re giving you the opportunity to win a Nokia Lumia 920 (aka the top of the line Nokia which uses the Windows platform, that was so good I spent my hard earned on one). The phone will be cyan...
  • Nokia Lumia 520 on sale from April 30 for $179 through Telstra

    Nokia has just announced their new budget conscious device, the Lumia 520, will be on sale from April 30 at Telstra for $179 and unlocked from JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Dick Smith for $229. The Windows Phone 8 device will come in two colours, black and yellow (now...
  • Nokia Lumia 720 coming this month through Vodafone and Virgin Mobile

    Unveiled in February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Nokia Lumia 720 is a midrange smartphone which Nokia claims has the best camera in its class. It features a 6.7 megapixel rear camera with a Car Zeiss lens and an f/1.9 aperture to take in all that light...
  • Nokia Music+ launches in Australia for A$4.99 per month

    After announcing a paid version of Nokia Music back in February, the subscription service dubbed Nokia Muisc+ has now been released in Australia. Lumia owners will now get access to the music catalogue for just A$4.99 per month. This price comes in much lower than competitive services like Spotify...
  • What if Microsoft builds a Surface Phone?

    Nokia’s biggest gamble was back in 2011 when it put all its eggs into the one basket, the Microsoft basket. Nokia had the option to keep battling with its own aging OS Symbian, jump on the Android bandwagon or prove itself with something else, which it has tried to...
  • Nokia’s new affordable Lumia’s

      Nokia’s conference at MWC sadly didn’t behold a new tablet, but it did announce 2 new Lumia devices for the budget conscious – the Lumia 720 and 520. The 720 is directed towards the younger market with cameras made for taking party photos (selfies and low light). On...
  • Lumia 920 update arrives on Telstra

    This morning a new update arrived on the Lumia 920 (on Telstra). While the update screen suggests it’ll take around 5 to 10 minutes, it took closer to 25 minutes for me. You can see the screenshots below that the update contains multiple updates from Microsoft, or changes to...
  • Nokia Music+ allows unlimited skips and karaoke mode

    If you own a Nokia Windows Phone, you’ll know about Nokia Music. The service offers genre-based playlists for free. While a great free music streaming service is great, it does have a pretty severe limitation. You can only skip to the next track 6 times per hour. Overnight Nokia...
  • Review: Nokia Lumia 920

    The Nokia Lumia 920 has now been my primary phone for a few weeks, so now it’s time for a review. The 920 is hitting the market in a strange position. It was the first Windows Phone 8 device to ship in Australia and has a big fight ahead...

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