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Topic: Windows Phone

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July 29, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020, the 41-megapixel phone

Over the past year or so, it’s been tough to get too excited about new phones.

There have been  some handsome new shells, steadily improving battery life and gee-whiz interface tricks, but no thrilling leaps into the future.

That changed last week when Nokia and AT&T began selling the Lumia 1020, a Windows-powered smartphone with a  jaw-dropping 41-megapixel camera. That’s more megapixels than pretty much every camera on the market — not just phone cameras but point and shoot and DSLR cameras, as well.

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Comments | Topics: AT&T, gadgets, lumia 1020

February 25, 2013 at 10:05 AM

New Windows 8 PC phone revealed, plus tablet and desktop

One of the most intriguing new phones being unveiled at this week’s big wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, may be a sleek new Windows model developed in Redmond. It’s not coming from Microsoft, which will have a relatively low profile at this year’s   Mobile World Congress. The  phone I’m most curious about is being made by a…


Comments | Topics: BlackBerry 10, Entrepreneurs, gadgets

January 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Photos and video: BlackBerry 10 arrives

Here’s a look at the first new devices on the BlackBerry 10 platform that’s being unveiled today, a hail mary by the company formerly known as Research In Motion. Along with the new platform and handsets, RIM announced that it’s changing its name to BlackBerry. Whether the company can ever regain its stature as the leading smartphone…


Comments | Topics: BlackBerry 10, Q10, RIM

November 5, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Review: Windows Phone 8 on Lumia 920, HTC 8X

It turns out the old saying about Microsoft applies to Windows Phones, as well: Wait for the third version of its products because it takes the company a few tries to really nail it. Maybe that’s why so few people bought Windows Phones when the new platform debuted in 2010. Those who waited will be pleased with…


Comments | Topics: 4G, Android, Apple

September 4, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Phone phrenzy: iPhone 5, Windows 8 and more

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, I suggest you wait a few weeks. All sorts of new phones are surfacing this month, for those who want the latest model. Others may find deals as phone companies mark down 2011 and early 2012 models. Every major phone manufacturer is releasing new models shortly. Some have…


Comments | Topics: 4G, Android, Apple

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