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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi’s impending IPO, Mudita’s next phones, and Bullitt bites the bullet

The maker of the Raspberry Pi line of single-board computers is getting ready to launch an IPO in London. According to founder and CEO Eben Upton, the move would generate more money not only for the for-profit company that develops and sells Raspberry Pi devices, but also for the non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation that’s currently […]

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Nokia smartphone maker HMD will start selling phones under its own brand

Finnish company HMD Global has been selling Nokia-branded phones since acquiring the rights to use the name in 2016. Now the company’s CEO says HMD will begin selling a new line of “HMD branded mobile devices” soon. That doesn’t mean the Nokia brand is going away. It just means HMD plans to expand its product […]

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Nokia G310 is a cheap, repairable smartphone coming to the US

Once upon a time it was easy to find smartphones with removable back covers and user-replaceable batteries. But these days most smartphones are glued tightly shut, making them difficult to repair without specialized equipment and expertise. This year HMD has started to make repairability a distinguishing feature though, starting with the Nokia G22 and G42 […]

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HMD launches the user-repairable Nokia G22 along with several other budget and mid-range phones

HMD Global is launching four Nokia-branded smartphones ahead of Mobile World Congress. As previously reported, the Nokia C02 is a cheap phone with a removable battery. And the new Nokia C22 and C32 smartphones are affordable phones with up to 3 days of battery life. But the new Nokia G22 is probably the most interesting of […]

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Lilbits: LumaFusion video editor comes to Android and iOS, Nokia’s latest budget phone has a card reader, headphone jack and removable battery

LumaFusion is a video editor that offers advanced features including color correction tools, green screen and chroma key effects, as well as all the basic features you’d expect including transitions, titles, and the ability to export files in a range of formats, qualities, and frame rates. What makes it unusual is that it’s not just […]

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Nokia 5710 XpressAudio cellphone is also a charging case for a pair of wireless earbuds

Smartphones may get all the attention these days, but sometimes you just need a phone that gets weeks of battery life, easily fits in your pocket, and is designed first and foremost for making calls. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t nice to have a bonus feature or two. And boy does the new Nokia 5710 […]

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Nokia T10 is a budget 8 inch Android tablet with optional 4G LTE support

HMD Global is best known for reviving the Nokia smartphone (and dumb phone) brands, but last year the company launched its first Android tablet. And now the company is following that model up with a new tablet that’s smaller and cheaper. The new Nokia T10 is an 8 inch tablet that ships with Android 12, […]

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Notkia puts a Linux PC inside the shell of a Nokia 1680 cellphone

The Nokia 1680 classic is a basic cellphone that was released in 2008 just as smartphones were starting to become a thing. Designed for phone calls, texting, and not much else, the phone has a small screen, a numeric keypad, and support for 2G networks. But a hardware hacker going by Reimu NotMoe has scooped […]

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HMD’s latest Nokia C series budget phones include a model with a removable battery

There’s good news and bad news for fans of smartphones with old school features like removable batteries, microSD card readers, and headphone jacks. The good news is that HMD’s got a new line of budget phones that cover those bases. The bad news is that the new Nokia C2 (2nd-edition), Nokia C21, and Nokia C21 Plus are very […]

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Nokia PureBook Pro laptops with Alder Lake chips coming soon in Europe for €699 and up (they aren’t made by Nokia though)

Nokia has largely been out of the consumer electronics space for years, but thanks to licensing deals you can pick up Nokia-branded phones and tablets worldwide from HMD Global, and Nokia-branded laptops in India thanks to Flipkart. Now a French startup called OFF Global has announced it’s bringing a line of Nokia PureBook Pro laptops […]

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Nokia Kataya and Ion Mini 2 get the hands-on treatment (neer-released Nokia phones)

Before selling most of its phone business to Microsoft in 2014, Nokia was working on a few different products that the company hoped would help it remain relevant in the smartphone space that was already becoming dominated by Android and iOS. But some of those products never saw the light of day… until prototypes surfaced […]