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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung

November 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows Phone 8 is finally official. Microsoft’s new mobile OS is packed with so many new features and other refinements that Windows Phone 7 is beginning to seem like a worldwide beta test before the real product arrives....
Disappointed with the iPhone 5? Here are four alternatives
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Disappointed with the iPhone 5? Here are four alternatives

September 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Don't like Apple iOS 6? Its horrible maps? Or simply the way Apple sues its rivals and forces you to do things its way? Here are four alternatives from Samsung, HTC and Noka running Android and Windows Phone that you should...
Nokia reboots Lumia phones with PureView and wireless charging
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Nokia reboots Lumia phones with PureView and wireless charging

September 9th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Back when the Lumia 800 was launched, Nokia called it the world’s “first real Windows Phone”, but it lacked many desirable features such as front-facing cameras, and was probably designed to slow the Finnish company’s...
Nikon beats Samsung to the punch with Android-powered Coolpix S800c
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Nikon beats Samsung to the punch with Android-powered Coolpix S800c

August 22nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Samsung is already the king of Android smartphones and has a line of smart cameras to boot, so it should be a no-brainer for it to make an Android-powered smart camera, right? Except Nikon just beat it to the punch with the new...
Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900

June 28th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
How does it stack up now that companies like Samsung and HTC are leaping ahead with their new...
Hands on: Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 PureView is the true successor to the N8
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Hands on: Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 PureView is the true successor to the N8

June 13th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia has probably struck yet another nail in the coffin of basic...
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 610

June 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
This budget Windows phone will be a hard sell in Singapore, where affordable smartphones, especially when bought with a contract, are...
Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849
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Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849

May 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Nokia Lumia 900, the Windows Phone camp's best smartphone to date, is coming to Singapore on May 26 and will go for a rather attractive...
First low-end Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 610 lands in Singapore on May 5
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First low-end Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 610 lands in Singapore on May 5

May 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia, which has traditionally done well in the low-price segment of the mobile phone market, will be facing the true test of its future relevance come May 5, when its budget Windows Phone - the Lumia 610 - hits shelves in...
Symbian Belle gets Microsoft Office Mobile, still putting up a fight
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Symbian Belle gets Microsoft Office Mobile, still putting up a fight

April 11th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The new Nokia Lumia 900 is reportedly selling very well in the US, and currently sits comfortably in the No. 1 spot on Amazon’s “Cell Phones With Service Plans” category. But Windows Phone 7.5 isn’t getting all the fun,...
Commentary: What now for Nokia and Windows Phone?
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Commentary: What now for Nokia and Windows Phone?

April 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If pumping dollars into the system only gets Microsoft and Nokia a small share in return, and if selling its high-end phones on the cheap doesn't do it, then surely questions will be raised on whether the fight is worth it in the...
Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775
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Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775

March 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
In case, you needed any proof that white is the "it" colour for phones today, Nokia has come up with the snow-coloured version of its flagship Lumia 800 to add to its cyan, fuchsia and black...
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Nokia outs 808 PureView 41-meg camera phone

February 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Finnish phone maker has taken quite a number of people by surprise by unveiling a phone, sorry, camera, that boasts a sensor capable of 41 megapixels of detail and actually runs on Symbian Belle, just when many have expected...
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Nokia rolls out Belle update for Symbian phones in Singapore

February 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia Singapore is rolling out the Belle version of its Symbian operating system for 12- to 18-month old phones like the N8 and E7 from today, showing that it has not forgotten users who have yet to abandon the "burning...
HTC and Nokia first to roll out LTE Windows Phones
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HTC and Nokia first to roll out LTE Windows Phones

January 10th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Will 2012 be the year Microsoft’s Windows mobile platform takes...
Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets
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Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets

October 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
As the city-state's infocomm regulator and its industry partners embark on an ambitious S$40 million project, unveiled today, to let mobile phone users here tap and pay with their phones, they could perhaps learn a lesson or two...
Nokia N9 to cost S$799 in Singapore, probably only Meego phone you’d see
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Nokia N9 to cost S$799 in Singapore, probably only Meego phone you’d see

September 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
After wowing crowds at the CommunicAsia show in June, Nokia's "all screen" smartphone is coming to a shop near you as probably the only one to run the Meego operating...
Microsoft sends Windows “Mango” to phone makers, hopes to crawl back market share
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Microsoft sends Windows “Mango” to phone makers, hopes to crawl back market share

July 27th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft has sent its next iteration of the Windows Phone software to handset makers, as it wraps up the operating system's features and software code ahead of a launch in Fall...
Nokia’s Windows “Mango” phone codenamed Sea Ray unveiled
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Nokia’s Windows “Mango” phone codenamed Sea Ray unveiled

June 24th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia's first Windows Phone device using the "Mango" version of the Microsoft software looks almost identical to the recently-launched N9, according to a seemingly leaked video of the Finnish phone maker's CEO demonstrating the...
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Top executives from the wireless and mobile industry take the hot seat

June 1st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
UNWIRED, Singapore’s first and only independent wireless and mobile conference, returned for a second run last Thursday, and saw the attendance of top-level executives from the relevant industries from across Southeast...