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Microsoft Bidding Adieu to Former Nokia apps JobLens and Internships Lens
May06

Microsoft Bidding Adieu to Former Nokia apps JobLens and Internships Lens

JobLens and Internships Lens, both developed by Nokia, are being retired by Microsoft starting June 1, so if you’ve been using the apps to locate jobs or internships in your area, it’s about time to look for other options. Just after Microsoft announced its then-pending acquisition of Nokia, the Finnish company released the apps in the Windows Phone Store as part of the Nokia Collection and were actually very impressive...

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Editorial: My Nokia Care Experience With the Lumia 1020
Jan09

Editorial: My Nokia Care Experience With the Lumia 1020

Last Saturday, I was unfortunate enough to pick up my Nokia Lumia 1020 only to find it turned off, when I switched it on I was greeted by an error message on the screen saying ‘Error: Unable to locate a bootable option. Press any key to shut down’. I was instantly filled with dread as I feared the worst. I sent a tweet to @NokiaHelps and I was forwarded to Nokia Tech Support on the web, I went through soft reset, hard...

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Microsoft Bids Adieu to Nokia Chat Beta App in Mid-January 2015 in Favor of Skype
Dec16

Microsoft Bids Adieu to Nokia Chat Beta App in Mid-January 2015 in Favor of Skype

It’s not just Trapster and Nokia Trailers who are getting the axe over the next month or so. It looks like Nokia Chat beta is also on the chopping block. Microsoft has decided to end support on the Windows Phone messaging application on January 15, after which date the company says you won’t be able to sign up, message any of your contacts, or access any past conversations. The app has been around for a little over a year...

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Trapster, Nokia Trailers Shutting Down by Year’s End
Dec02

Trapster, Nokia Trailers Shutting Down by Year’s End

We all remember Trapster, a service that allows you to avoid speed traps using crowdsourced information (if you don’t, you can relive some of the glory days with some Windows Mobile love). Now that Waze and other apps are on the scene, Trapster has announced that it will be shutting its doors by the end of the year. This email was sent from the Trapster team to its users (via): “After evaluating our ongoing investments, we...

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Windows Phone Nokia Lumia Devices Will Be Rebranded to Microsoft Lumia
Oct21

Windows Phone Nokia Lumia Devices Will Be Rebranded to Microsoft Lumia

As confirmed back in September, the Nokia brand is disappearing and being replaced by the “Microsoft” brand in Lumia smartphones, leaving the new official branding of “Microsoft Lumia.” Microsoft confirmed the change this morning (via): “As part of our phased transition, we will drop the manufacturer name from product references during the Holiday campaign. Lumia is a trademark owned by Microsoft Mobile...

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