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It looks like some people are getting their hands on the Nokia Lumia 520 already. We found some real world sample photos online. You might be interested because the Nokia Lumia 520 is the most affordable Nokia Lumia device running Windows Phone 8.
Announced back in September 2012, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headsets by Monster are now in stock at Amazon USA. Better late than never. The red and yellow versions are currently in limited stock for $349.
Nokia uploaded a video today showing why recording artist Dawn Richard decided to switch to the Nokia Lumia 920. The problem? Her Twitter account shows a different story.
Zinio and Nokia announced a partnership today to launch an app for the world’s largest digital newsstand exclusive to Nokia Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8. Zinio is already on iOS, Android, and Windows 8. Exact release date for Nokia Lumia devices was not mentioned in the press release.
Nokia Lumia 920 software update 1308 is now rolling out to AT&T customers in the US. This update (version 1232.5957.1308.0001) brings improvements to the proximit sensor, automatic display brightness, and overall performance.
Nokia’s HERE apps received updates today. Check the Windows Phone store for HERE Maps, Drive, Transit, and City Lens. We don’t see any major changes, but let us know if you notice anything new.
According to The Verge, Microsoft is preparing an update for Windows Phone 8 that will add FM radio support for the Nokia Lumia 820, Nokia Lumia 920, and other compatible devices. Nokia is also expected to add a firmware update that will allow users to double-tap the screen to wake the device from standby.
Google has been trying to push its own video codec, VP8, as a web standard, but Nokia has moved to block the plans. In a statement to FOSS Patents, Nokia said Google is forcing the adoption of its proprietary technology, which offers no advantages over existing, widely deployed standards such as H.264 and infringes Nokia’s intellectual property.
Stephen Elop threw an iPhone on live TV. The Nokia CEO calmly dodged questions about the unannounced Nokia Lumia 928 but when the interviewer showed his iPhone, Elop said, “Let me take care of that for you,” and threw it on the floor. There was a loud thud too. Watch the video after the jump.