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Nokia Lumia 1020 boards a copter in Poland, captures impressive footage

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Nokia Poland came up with an interesting way to showcase the camera chops of the Lumia 1020. Instead of the typical walk around town, the smartphone boarded a radio controlled copter for a flight around Krakow.

A historically rich city, Krakow turns out to be a perfect location for the exercise. Read more »

LG uses online banners to bash competing flagships

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The PR Scandinavian agency M&C Saatchi created a very clever ad campaign for LG that bashed the G2 competitors through banners on websites they visit.

If you browse a website serving the latest LG G2 ad campaign on your Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One or Apple iPhone 5s, you will be getting device-specific banners. Fox example, if you browse such a website through your iPhone 5s your banner will say “Hard to read this on your iPhone? Get the LG G2 with a 5.2″ FHD IPS Display”. Read more »

Watch this amazing video of Red Bull’s freerunning competition shot entirely on Nokia Lumia 1020

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Red Bull held a freerunning competition called Art of Motion in the picturesque Santorini island. That was in mid-September but if you missed it you can watch Claudiu Voicu’s video called free runtastic! that captured the highlights of the event and was shot entirely on a Nokia Lumia 1020.

Claudiu is no stranger to using a Lumia to shoot freerunners – he did it before with a Lumia 900. Read more »

LG boasts about the G2 camera’s OIS with the help of a chicken

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In the latest LG G2 ad, the Korean manufacturer’s marketing team has taken an unorthodox approach towards boasting about the camera of its flagship. LG employed a chicken named Lizzy to help it better explain the optical image stabilization of G2’s shooter.

The ad is as helpful as it is hilarious. It is focused on the bird’s natural ability to keep its head leveled regardless of the motion its body makes. Read more »

Nokia charges a Lumia 925 using lighting

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So, Apple gadgets are charged with Lightning cables? That’s cute – Nokia uses actual lightning. No really, Nokia has partnered with the University of Southampton for the craziest scientist implementation of wireless charging.

The team managed to get a Nokia Lumia 925 charging from a simulated lightning. Read more »

Jimmy Kimmel asks random street dwellers if they like the new iPhone 5s slash iPad mini

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Jimmy Kimmel’s show likes to humor the ordinary user’s ignorance from time to time and show it for everyone to see. Just like the show did last year when the iPhone 5 was unveiled – asking people on the street if they like the new iPhone when they actually got to try an iPhone 4 (not even a 4S).

This year Jimmy Kimmel’s show decided to step things up and inquired people how they feel about the iPhone 5s while handing them an, wait for it, iPad mini. Read more »

LG does a cool flash mob promo for the G2 flagship in Ukraine

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LG had some trouble with the first public promotion of the G2 in Korea, but then most of its other promo efforts have been quite the success.

The latest LG G2 promo involved a flash mob which took over the main street of Kyiv, Ukraine. Read more »

Nokia mocks Android Kit Kat on Twitter

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Nokia these days has become notorious for mocking its competitors, especially Samsung, at every opportunity they can find. The most recent example was when they parked a truck with a Lumia 1020 ad mocking the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom right behind it in the UK.

The latest stab comes in the form of a Twitter image uploaded by Nokia’s German account. The image depicts a Samsung Galaxy S4 broken in half over a red background with a caption ‘Have a break, have a…’. If it’s not clear already, the image is supposed to mock the new Android 4.4 Kit Kat that was announced by Google a couple of days ago. Read more »

Nestle parodies Apple in their latest Kit Kat commercial

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In a rather surprising turn of events, Google decided to partner with Nestlé to come up with the name for the next version of their mobile operating system, Android 4.4 Kit Kat.

But while Google is talking about Kit Kat the operating system, Nestlé is taking the opportunity to promote Kit Kat the chocolate in a very different way, projecting it as some sort of new gadget on their new website. And they have a video to go with it as well. Read more »

Snap! Nokia strikes against a Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Zoom street poster

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For some time now Nokia has been going all out in its ads mocking a number of its competitors with the main argument being photography. The latest stunt involved the all-mighty 41 MP sensor in the Lumia 1020.

Nokia’s latest endeavor to boast its cameraphone supreme comes at the expense of Samsung’s own Galaxy S4 Zoom. Read more »

LG G2 goes up in the stratosphere to film the Earth

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While other companies are prepping to unveil flagships at IFA, teasing upcoming monster droids, or even keeping everything under wraps until September, LG has already announced its G2 top dog and is doing some great PR stuff.

The latest stunt LG has prepared includes the G2 taking a trip to the Earth’s stratosphere. The 1080p camcorder with OIS is put to the task to film Earth. Read more »

A sticker is all that separates the iploxe from being a true iPhone… or not

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There have been some particularly cheeky iPhone knockoffs, but this one is pretty entertaining. It was slowly, teasingly revealed to a mostly sarcastic crowd at 4chan with a pretty big plot twist. At any rate, it’s a fun detraction from the deluge of iPhone 5S and 5C leaks.

Like all knockoffs, this one has an almost-but-not-quite the same name as the original product. So, here’s the iploxe. Read more »

Nokia launches new Lumia 1020 ad, hilariously mocks iOS and Android phones

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Nokia Lumia 1020′s early success is great news for the troubled Finnish company, which is trying to generate even more hype around the cameraphone flagship, releasing quite a few promo videos. This latest one takes place at a school performance and reminds us of the wedding-themed video of the Lumia 920.

There, the kids’ parents are fighting for the top spot to take the best photo. And thus hilarity at the expense of the iPhones and the Samsung Galaxy smartphones ensues. Read more »

Nokia Lumia 925 helps you remember what happened last night at the club

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Do you get blackout drunk regularly? Because if you do, Nokia thinks you should buy the Lumia 925 – the optical image stabilization and ZEISS optics mean you can get good photos of the dodgy, poorly lit night clubs you visit, so that you can remember what you did last night.

Someone must have had quite the hangover when they thought of this ad. Read more »

Sorry Potter ad says Samsung Galaxy S4 can make you a wizard

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Samsung is doing some really crazy Galaxy S4 commercials lately. The newly launched Asian ad takes after the Harry Potter fans – it shows how the Galaxy S4 can help you become a wizard.

The ad, of course, accents on the Galaxy S4 air gestures that let you control the device without touching the screen. Read more »