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You could soon charge your phone by singing to it

Researchers from Nokia and the Queen Mary University of London are working on a smartphone prototype that is recharged by sound waves. In other words, ambient sound such as music and human voice can recharge the phone.

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Microsoft’s cryptic invite could be for the super selfie Lumia 730 smartphone (Updated)

A new Lumia smartphone, complete with Windows Phone 8.1 installed, is being rumored for release over the coming months. It's codename Superman, and it may have an extra special front camera for super selfies.

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The Nokia 130 is a funky $25 MP3 player that’s also a mobile phone

The Nokia 130 has an MP3 player, an FM radio, a video player, and a MicroSD card slot inside, and it costs just $25. Oh, and it's also a mobile phone, so you can make calls and send messages too.

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Nokia job postings hint at return to Android phones

Nokia may make new Android smartphones in the future. Recent job postings show that the company is looking for engineers, designers, and more with a background in Android.

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Organic power: Nokia charges Lumia 930 with 800 potatoes and apples

It may only come in handy if you happen to be near a grocery store (and you have some copper wire and nails in your bag), but Nokia and artist Caleb Charland still had fun demonstrating how a load of potatoes and apples can be used to charge a phone.

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Microsoft plans to kill the Nokia Asha, Series 40, and other budget phones

Microsoft plans to axe the entry-level Nokia Asha lineup and other Series 40 devices over the next 18 months. This news comes right after the company announced layoffs for 18,000 workers and the end of the Nokia X.

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Nokia may offer MixRadio on iPhone and Android devices

Nokia's music-streaming service MixRadio will now be a spin off company. Its CEO Jyrki Rosenberg said that MixRadio is considering making apps for iOS and Android, too.

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Microsoft axes Nokia X Android project, cuts 18,000 jobs

Microsoft officially killed off the Nokia X Android smartphone project. CEO Satya Nadella said that select Nokia X devices will now be converted into Windows Phone devices, but did not say which ones will make the transition.

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Possible Lumia 820 replacement leaked, still wearing Nokia branding

A new Windows Phone smartphone said to be the Lumia 830 has been leaked, and despite new owner Microsoft recently taking control, the phone still wears Nokia branding. It may be one of four soon-to-be-released devices from the company.

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Nokia’s Lumia 635 comes to T-Mobile and Metro PCS

T-Mobile and Metro PCS will be the first U.S networks to sell the long-awaited budget Nokia Lumia 635 smartphone. The Windows Phone device will arrive in stores on July 16-18 for less than $200.

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Microsoft continues its Android experiment with the Nokia X2 smartphone

Nokia has announced another Android-based smartphone, the Nokia X2, which joins its existing range of X devices launched at Mobile World Congress earlier this year. It's Android, but not as we know it.

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Microsoft launching a new device on Tuesday: is the Nokia X2 imminent?

Microsoft has officially started the countdown for a due product launch this Tuesday, and the indications are it's a new handset to add to its Android-powered Nokia X line of phones.

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Nokia shows off the Z Launcher for Android with a simple, smart design

Nokia may not make smartphones anymore, but it's still working on cool projects. The company unveiled a new home screen app for Android called the Z Launcher. The app lets you customize your home screen and predicts which apps you'll want to use.

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These pants can wirelessly charge your Nokia Lumia phone

British fashion designer Adrien Sauvage and Microsoft have teamed up to bring us the world's first pair of pants that can wirelessly charge your smartphone, so long as that smartphone is a Nokia Lumia handset.

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