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Nokia has just unveiled the Lumia 510 budget smartphone in India. Nokia didn’t gave an exact date of launch but said that it will be available in November. Initially, the Lumia 510 will be launched in China and India, followed closely by other Asia-Pacific countries and South America. It will be available in 5 eye catching colors: Red, Yellow, Cyan, White and Black. You will be able to purchase this Windows Phone device for under Rs 11000 (205 USD).
Engadget got the opportunity to interview Nokia CEO Stephen Elop in his own office. In the interview he talks about the PureView technology, his view on the new HTC WP8 phones, future of current WP7.5 devices and more. Check out Stephen Elop’s exclusive interview to Engadget after the break .
Here is another exclusive app which currently hit the Nokia shelves for their Lumia range. Viber along with Nokia has released Viber v2.2 exclusively for Nokia Lumia devices. Viber is now out of beta and now offers HD calling along with free messaging and photo sharing to other Viber users.
Microsoft today previewed Windows Phone 8 and showcased some awesome changes and improvements. Joe Belfiore was on stage to demonstrate the new Windows Phone 8 OS.
Microsoft announced today the names of their hardware partners who will be launching the Windows Phone 8 handsets in the beginning.
Seems like some of the earlier rumors about the upgrade path for existing WP7 devices turned out to be true. Microsoft just now announced that the existing WP7 devices will not get updated to Windows Phone 8. They will instead get Windows Phone 7.8 update featuring the same new start screen screen with customizable live tiles an other new features.
After the major announcement of Microsoft Surface tablets, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer sent a memo to all the company employees.
Nokia UK is offering Nokia Monster Headphones worth up to £199 to people who buy any Lumia devices during June.
If you missed the Keynote event of Microsoft Surface then don’t worry. Microsoft has uploaded the full video of the whole event online.
After a slew of rumors about the secret Microsoft Monday event, Microsoft in an event in Hollywood has finally announced its Surface Tablets which are built to be the ultimate stage for Windows 8.
Nokia’s exclusive CNN app is now available in the marketplace for all windows phone users.The CNN app was exclusive to Nokia’s Lumia series for 90 days. Now the app’s exclusivity with the Lumia series have expired and is now avaiable for all.
Nokia, AT&T, Microsoft and Seton Hall University announced a step forward in Seton Hall’s Mobile Computing Initiative, whereby all incoming freshmen will receive a Nokia Lumia 900 each for extensive use across the University.
Navifirm is showing that Nokia’s update servers are being populated with 8773 Tango build for Lumia 710 and heading towards different operators and countries. This means that the roll-out of Tango update for Lumia 710 will start soon.
Wordament is a unique word tournament where you are competing with the whole internet to be the best word searcher in every game. Every player is competing on the same board, in real-time, to get the highest score.After updating Wordament last time to make it a XBox-Live title, the developers of this popular free game now have pushed another feature packed update.
AllAboutWindowsPhone published some data, using their in-house Marketplace tracking system. Their data indicates that the Windows Phone Marketplace now has reached 100,000 app submission.
Microsoft is expected to launch Windows 8 sometime in October. So in preparation for this, Microsoft has launched a new Windows Upgrade Offer for all users who purchase new Windows 7 PC’s in the coming months, offering them upgrade to ‘Windows 8 Pro’ for a discounted price of that varies with region. The discount is $14.99 in US.
I was browsing the Statistics page of “I’m a WP7″ app when I found that the Top Devices section was unlocked. It was previously locked and required you to upgrade which will cost you $2.99.