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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 15, 2015

Nokia’s N1 Tablet: Cooked Up Success

Nokia has hit a success with its new N1 tablet, reportedly selling out in just 4 minutes in mainland China. The cheap tablet marks the company’s return to business after its sale of the devices and services unit to Microsoft for $7.2 billion. The tablet success is reportedly defined by its little compromise of a package sold to you for an astoundingly cheap price. The Nokia N1 is a slab of anodized aluminium that makes it look and feel premium...

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Jimmy McGee · Apr 7, 2014

Carrier HTC One M8 to Play Edition, Nokia X Receives Unofficial TWRP and CWM, CM 11 M5 Available – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Sense 5.5 update is coming to the Verizon HTC One Max today! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews some of the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement that the Verizon LG G2's KitKat update was leaked, as well as a story about how to convert your Carrier HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks...

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Will Verduzco · Apr 6, 2014

How to Download and Flash All Nokia Lumia WP8 Stock ROMs

Once you start mucking around with a device's firmware to add all your favorite tweaks and whatnot, you'll almost undoubtedly need to restore to stock at some point in the future. Luckily, there are various device- or OEM-specific tools out there for to help people accomplish this task. Samsung devices have Odin and Heimdall, Sony devices have Flashtool, and Nokia devices have a few different options including Nokia Care Suite. So how do you use Nokia Care Suite to download...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 3, 2014

Nokia X Rooted, Loaded with Google Apps, KitKat Comes to T-Mo G2, 4K Video in Stock LG Camera – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat source code for the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 been released! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that the T-Mobile LG G2's KitKat update is available as well and Android 4.4 has been leaked for the AT&T LG Optimus G Pro! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about adding 4k and 120 FPS...

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Jimmy McGee · Feb 26, 2014

Mobile World Congress 2014 Announcements – Sony Xperia Z2, Samsung Galaxy S5 & More! – XDA Developer TV

Mobile World Congress is happening right now. Chances are your FaceGramTwitterBook Plus feeds are being spammed with all the exciting announcements---everything from Sony's new devices to Samsung and HTC, and that's not all! There's a good chance you missed something or have Kelly Bundyed it. That's when you hear too much stuff and you loose the older information as it falls right out of your brain. There is no need to fear because XDA Developer TV Producer Extraordinaire Jordan has scoured...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 28, 2014

New Leaked Specs Emerge for the Rumored Nokia X Formerly Known as “Normandy”

Ever since we first caught wind of the potential existence of an Android-powered Nokia smartphones twenty days ago, rumors have been flying around left and right. The device, which was thought to be named "Normandy," is the embodiment of what many would consider the ideal device: the Android operating system running on Nokia's critically acclaimed (and durable) hardware. The rumors got off to a healthy start with some leaked screenshots and renders showcasing a Qualcomm Snapdragon-based (unknown variant) device, with what appeared to...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 13, 2014

Nokia Normandy Allegedly Pictured in the Flesh and Powered On

You may remember that  just five days ago, we shared some relatively convincing rendered images and a few screenshots of the alleged Android-powered Nokia "Normandy." Now, there is some new fuel to add to the rumor mill fire, as two new leaked pictures have appeared, only this time, they're not renders! This device, which seems to be branded as the Nokia A110 if the previously leaked screenshots are to be believed, is running a highly customized version of Android 4.4.1 atop...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 8, 2014

Nokia Secretly Working on Android KitKat-Powered Normandy Smartphone?

For many, an Android-powered Nokia device would be the Holy Grail of smartphones. Imagine combining the fantastic industrial design and durability of Nokia devices with the power and versatility of Android. Sounds too good to be true, right? Not so fast. For some time now, we've seen leaks and heard rumors that Nokia was working on an Android-powered device. Now, pictures of this rumored device, believed to be codenamed "Normandy," have surfaced. So what do we know about this super...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 7, 2013

Has Technology Become a Disposable Commodity?

I am, and have always been, an early adopter of a lot of things, particularly when it comes to technology. My cell phone voyage started back in the year 2000 with a Nokia 5110. Back then, only a handful of people had phones, and seeing someone on the street with one was a somewhat rare sight. Nowadays, the same cannot be said. Cell phones have become a massive commodity---one that gets a lot of attention, and certainly one that is...

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