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Nokia’s flagship device, the Lumia 900 smartphone, is set to hit AT&T stores on April 8. After being out of the limelight for so long, does the Lumia 900 offer enough incentives for buyers... to put Nokia – and to a certain extent, Microsoft – back on the smartphone map in the US and the rest of the world?

It’s quite telling how both companies are craving to have a bonafide hit on...

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In the world of today’s superphones, there are two paradigms that all major smartphone manufacturers go by: displays need to be larger (with one, fruity, exception) and the internal components need... to be smaller. As it would seem, gaining space inside the smartphone is so important that every single component is constantly redesigned to take up less space, SIM cards included.

Most of you de...

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As tech writers, we, at Android Authority, are pretty hard to surprise. We see all sorts of innovative, amazing, or downright mind-boggling technologies every day. But yet, at times, even we... are impressed of some of the ideas that tech companies come up with. Take Nokia, for example – the Finns just patented haptic tattoos. What do you mean, what the heck is a haptic tattoo? It̵...

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If there’s ever been a nit to pick with most smartphones, it was usually related with the phone’s camera.

In this area, Nokia (regardless of its dwindling market share) has... been far ahead of the competition, with the 12MP Carl Zeiss-lensed camera on the Nokia N8 blowing the competition out of the water. Now, the Finnish company managed to raise the bar even higher with th...

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In a couple of gray-hat marketing moves dating back to the end of January, Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, first bashed the Android ecosystem, decrying its fragmentation, then went on to claim that quad-core... smartphones are uncalled for, as they drastically reduce battery life.

In a Pocket-lint interview published back in mid-January, Elop was quick to point out that Nokia has a strong desire to different...

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The funny thing about technology that many in the tech world don’t fully understand (or don’t want to understand) is the fact that a product doesn’t need to be perfect to... be successful. There are many concepts that show that “good enough” is, at least sometimes, all the users are asking for.

The MP3 format removes much of the original information in a record...

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Nokia has just announced that since 1999 they managed to sell 1.5 billion S40 mobile devices. That is an impressive number in a world that was starting to use a mobile phone for the first time... and that grew up with Nokia. I’m not going to argue whether Nokia was or was not a great company in the past. It clearly was, and I’ve owned several Nokia phones myself. The question is how...

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Despite the fact that the US smartphone market is thickly populated by Android, Apple’s own iOS platform was able to regain some of its losses in the recently concluded quarter. Based on data... collected by statistical firm Nielsen, the 44.5% of consumers who bought a smartphone between October and December chose an iPhone. Prior to the iPhone 4S launch in October, iPhone only had a ranking of...

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In lieu of the patent infringement lawsuits filed by Apple, a strong number of Chinese handset manufacturers have formed an alliance to counter the attack. This group includes key players in... Chinese handset vendors such as Lenovo, ZTE, Coolpad, TCL and Konka. Apart from Apple, this union also serves as preparation for any future lawsuit that will be presented against them by other interna...

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Recently, manufacturers have been starting rumors about creating bendable phones. However, rumors and proof-of-concepts were the closest that anyone has gotten, so far. Contour displays are... starting to gain a bit of a foothold in the market, but this takes contour-ability to a whole new level.

Thankfully, Nokia has come to our rescue, and demonstrated that we shouldn’t coun...