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Nokia Tune: more than just a ringtone

By Microsoft Devices Team

From a humble jingle to a world-renowned piece of music that crosses cultural boundaries, Nokia’s seminal ringtone continues to signify much more than an incoming It’s arguably the most-played melody With more than a billion Nokia handsets in global circulation,… Read more

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The Evolution of Lumia: Part One

By Microsoft Devices Team

Nokia Lumia smartphones have come a long way since they burst onto the scene in October 2011 in the shape of the vibrant Lumia 800, the first Nokia handset to run Windows In the two-and-a-half years that have since followed,… Read more

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40 years of mobile phones

By Microsoft Devices Team

Today is the 40th anniversary of the birth of the mobile phone, arguably the single most important invention of the last 100 But which models have dominated the mobile space since those early beginnings in 1973? According to the Daily… Read more

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Meet the Fifth Beatles – The other Fab Four

By Microsoft Devices Team

One thing I love about Nokia Music is the ability to create your own Today, while listening to one, which included the Beatles it struck me how many people must have been involved in influencing their Turns out some have… Read more

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6 amazing families who made music history

By Microsoft Devices Team

For decades there's been debate about whether we inherit our skills or learn them, nature versus One argument for the latter is musical You find them everywhere, often crowded around a piano, or jamming Some families, though, not only play… Read more

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The amazing history of the music video

By Microsoft Devices Team

If you've ever enjoyed a music video on your Nokia Lumia 920, you probably imagined them to be a relatively modern But music videos didn’t start with The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night, any more than it started with MTV,… Read more

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5 innovations that changed photography forever

By Microsoft Devices Team

Photography as we know it today wasn’t an invention that appeared, fully formed, Rather its arrival was a gradual process over nearly a century with each step refining or moving on from the innovation that came before It is hard… Read more