Posts tagged with: Lumia 2520
  • by | April 17, 2014 8:06 PM

    Last fall, Nokia released its first Windows 8 tablet, the Lumia 2520. After using Nokia phones for years, we were right curious to see what sort of tablet effort the company could put together, and we came away very pleased with what we saw. And if the 2520 wasn't impressive enough on its own, 2014 brought with it the release of the Power Keyboard accessory that very much dialed things up to 11. All of a sudden now, though, the 2520 has hit a snag, with Nokia sounding the alarm over a defect in the tablet's power adapter. If you're in the US, you probably don't have to sweat it; this issue ...

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  • by | March 19, 2014 8:01 AM

    Inbox Zero. It's become something of a myth in the Pocketnow Weekly recording studio ever since we started actively courting listener feedback all those months ago. Skip a listener-mail section here, another one there, and before you know it you've got a mountain of mail it'd take a whole episode to get through. So that's just what we're doing. Just like we did on episode 076, we're devoting an entire podcast to your missives. We'll hear from people concerned about dual-SIM stigma, people worried about the future of Apple, and people writing to remind us that the automated home isn't as ...

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  • by | March 17, 2014 7:14 PM

    The Lumia 2520 graced our lives months ago, brightening our unboxing desk and leaving a lasting first impression. Sadly, it didn't stick around long enough for us to give it the full review treatment, disappearing in a shipping accident so mysterious we sometimes still bring it up on the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. Fortunately, Nokia has sent us a replacement unit, and this time around it's included a bonus: the recently-released Nokia Power Keyboard. The long-awaited accessory brings two USB ports, a 2,027 mAh battery, and one of the most comfortable keyboards ever to Nokia's Windows RT ...

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  • by | March 13, 2014 7:33 PM

    The All New HTC One won't grace us with its presence until the end of the month, and at this point we're beginning to wonder if HTC will have anything left to reveal at the announcement. From a sales guide to promotional materials to yet another undercover hands-on video, the leaks surrounding one of the year's most anticipated Android handsets refuse to let up – and we're here to talk about them in our latest pre-#ANHO podcast! Before that, of course, we've got the usual news of the week, including a duo of Samsung tablet reviews, rampant speculation about a brick-and-mortar Google ...

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  • by | March 10, 2014 2:55 PM

    It's only been about four-and-a-half months now since Nokia officially introduced its Lumia 2520 tablet, and it's already started fading from the spotlight. While eagerly awaited, once it got here our attention quickly shifted to devices like the Lumia Icon, not to mention rumors of additional tablets, like a possible eight-incher. In fact, we haven't had cause to discuss the 2520 for months now, following its appearance in the Pocketnow Readers' Choice awards. But now it's back on our minds, as we learn that some promised versions of the 2520 may never see the light of day. Back when it ...

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  • by | December 23, 2013 5:12 PM

    Six weeks ago, we came to you with a simple request: tell us what you think were the best smartphones and best tablets of 2013. In the time that's followed we've seen you vote... and vote, and vote, and vote. This past Friday, we finally closed the polls and got to the business of declaring some winners. With no further ado, let's start checking out what you chose, beginning with smartphones: With twenty-three choices, voters had a lot of options to consider. Everybody got some votes (though we have to tip a special last-place hat to the BlackBerry Q10, which managed to get an embarrassing ...

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  • by | December 12, 2013 7:53 PM

    Sometimes there's so much news you need to call in the Reserves just to handle it all, and that's just what we've done this week. Between Google's surprise announcement of an unlikely pair of additions to the Google Play Store; Microsoft's rumored offer to pay Samsung to keep making Windows Phones; and a boatload of reviews, we're in over our heads this week - so we've brought in four team members to do the news justice. Sorry, no listener mail this week - but in its place you get a consolation prize: you get to know what curious fate befell that Lumia 2520 we were tinkering with a while ...

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  • by | November 22, 2013 9:24 PM

    "Avalanches above, business continues below." That's a lyric from a very weird song, but it also encapsulates the goings-on in the Pocketnow offices this week - with technology news bubbling up from the outside world even as review devices tumble down from above. We'll talk about those devices as well as the rest of the happenings in the mobile technology world, and we'll take questions from your listener mail in the ninety minutes of this week's podcast. (We'll also take every opportunity to distract you from Michael Fisher's awful audio quality with promises of G Flex coverage, coming ...

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  • by | November 22, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Nokia's new sale whenever you buy the new Lumia 2520 Windows tablet. We later go through more deals as retailers have dropped the price of the Google Nexus 7. Motorola follows the news as the company has just hired a 3D printing firm to take care of Project Ara. Leaks of Samsung's plans to upgrade the Galaxy Line-up to Android 4.4 KitKat follow after that. We end today's show talking about certain leaks showing a metal frame for the possible Samsung Galaxy S5. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Nokia offering free Power Keyboard ...

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  • by | November 22, 2013 1:01 PM

    Nokia's first Windows 8 tablet is now here, with the Lumia 2520 finally available for sale. The 10.1-inch slate will run you about $400 with a carrier subsidy, or $500 free-and-clear. We've already given you a hands-on look at the model, and our full review is forthcoming. One thing that's not available just yet, however, is the tablet's official Power Keyboard, a combination wrap-around cover/stand/extended battery/keyboard/USB expansion hub. When it finally does go up for sale you'll be able to snag one for an extra $150, but Nokia's got a much better deal in store for early 2520 ...

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  • by | November 21, 2013 2:39 AM

    It is November 21 and a Monday rumor suggested that the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet -- which is already under the microscope in our labs for the review treatment -- would be available today on Verizon. If you head over to the source link below you can grab yours, in black, for $399.99, on a two-year contract. Of course you can also opt for the $499.99 month-to-month option, as well as choose the red version of the slate. The same rumor implied that the Nokia Lumia 929 would become available today too; we can't seem to find it just yet, in case the rumor predicted the future accurately, but ...

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  • by | November 21, 2013 12:05 AM

    It was just a few short months ago that the idea of a "Nokia tablet" was fodder for only the most speculation-heavy episodes of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. Well, time sure moves quickly, doesn’t it? The Lumia 2520 is the latest in a long line of Nokia devices we’ve covered this season, but as the company's first-ever Windows tablet, it deserves a close look before it goes on sale at AT&T this Friday. Announced at Nokia World 2013 and further teased via availability leaks ever since, the device has finally made its way to Pocketnow's Boston offices for a thorough battery of ...

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  • by | November 21, 2013 12:04 AM

    De-packaging gadgets is fun enough as it is, but the joy is multiplied tenfold when the subject of the unboxing is a device you never thought would see the light of day. For months, the notion of a "Nokia tablet" has been little more than fodder for speculative debate on slow-news editions of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast. But now it's here, willed into solid reality by the events of Nokia World 2013, its sleek rounded edges beckoning from within its staid retail packaging. And by gum, we're gonna review it. But before we do that, we've got to get it out of its box. So tune in as we slip ...

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  • by | November 18, 2013 3:53 AM

    A Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, five-inch 1080p screen, 2GB of RAM, and a 20-megapixel PureView camera, is what you should expect, if the rumors are true, to see on the upcoming Verizon Nokia Lumia 929 -- specs which are pretty much identical to the Lumia 1520, minus the one-inch-smaller display. We've seen a lot of leaks, rumors, and speculation and now we're hearing some more, this time, regarding a possible release date. November 21 -- this Thursday -- is what an anonymous tipster claiming to be a Verizon insider suggests. The tipster also claims that we'll see the Lumia 2520 on ...

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  • by | November 15, 2013 11:00 AM

    Nokia's first Windows 8 tablet is now a reality, as we saw the Lumia 2520 go official at last month's Nokia World event. We're already getting knee-deep in rumors about where Nokia's tablet plans could be going from here, but before we get ahead of ourselves, there's still the matter of the 2520 actually hitting the market. Last week, we heard some rumors about the US launch situation, and checked out a leak that seemed to reveal plans for the start of AT&T's sales. Today the carrier speaks up about the situation, laying out just how you can get your hands on Nokia's tablet. Confirming ...

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