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It seems Nokia is rapidly Samsunging Windows Phone, with the vendor dominating the mobile OS to such an extent that the OS will soon become relatively irrelevant. Media company Lissted did some analytics on the chatter on twitter during the 5 days of Mobile World Congress, looking at 7,260 tweets by 619 journalists, bloggers and analysts and 419 media outlet…

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We have so far only seen glimpses of Nokia Music’s Windows 8 app, but now Nokia has taken the wraps of the app at Mobile World Congress 2013. The app supports the same curated and custom mixes as the Windows Phone app, and also has off-line support.  It supports showing lyrics next to the playing track, and comes in both…

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Those who can not make it Barcelona tomorrow to see Nokia’s Mobile World Congress will still be able to see Nokia’s Lumia 520 and 720 presentations first hand, as it appears Nokia will be streaming the event directly. The webcast will start at 8:30 CET, which is 7:30 GMT, or 23:30 PM PST the previous day. See the page, which…

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evLeaks have done it again, tweeting some more marketing renders for the Nokia Lumia 520 and 720, this time of the back of the devices. Above is the Nokia Lumia 720, and it is of note that the three mysterious holes are still there, which I think now resemble speaker holes more than anything else After the break find pictures…

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Alan Mendelevich, who runs Adduplex, which is an ad network on a large number of Windows Phone apps, has just tweeted some interesting findings from a look at his logs. Apparently he discovered a number of Nokia Windows Phones in the wild.  The list includes the Nokia RM-914 (Lumia 520), so presumably a very cheap low end Lumia, the RM-885…

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MyNokiablog has noticed this picture which Nokia uploaded to their Facebook page with the accompanying question: Can you spot the guys ice fishing in front of Nokia HQ? ;-) The question suggests that if you were able to zoom in far enough you would be.  MNB notes Nokia used a similar snowy scene to tease the Nokia 808 Pureview, and…

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LG was one of the first OEMs to jump aboard the Windows Phone bandwagon, but their devices were lacklustre, went largely unsupported and the company never released a second generation running Mango. Now after having some success with Android the company is set to be back with a second try, and this time with handsets running Windows Phone 8. The…

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The GSMA have announced the NFC Experience at Mobile World Congress, an interactive experience through which exhibitors, vendors, and attendees use mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to exchange information and conduct transactions. “We’re excited to launch the NFC Experience for Mobile World Congress, as it provides attendees to the event the opportunity to experience first-hand the power of NFC…

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