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September 5, 2012, 12:45 PM

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T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Nokia Lumia 920 announced with Windows Phone 8, 4.5-inch display, wireless charging, and ‘PureView’ camera  —  Nokia has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Lumia 920.  As expected, Nokia's new Lumia has received a bump in specs over the previous iteration …
Joseph Volpe / Engadget:
Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts  —  It's official.  Nokia's just taken the wraps off its worst-kept Windows Phone 8 secret: the Lumia 920.  The device, announced at the manufacturer's event in New York City today …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Nokia: 7M Lumia Devices Sold To Date In 54 Markets  —  D-Day (that is, device day) for Nokia and Microsoft has kicked off with their press conference in New York.  But speaking to analysts in Helsinki beforehand, Nokia revealed a sales number: it said that it sold 7 million devices so far in its Windows Phone Lumia line.
More: Engadget and SlashGear
Aaron Souppouris / The Verge:
Nokia announces mid-range Lumia 820 with Windows Phone 8, with 4.3-inch display, 8GB storage, exchangeable covers, and optional wireless charging  —  As expected, Nokia has just announced the Lumia 820, a mid-range Windows Phone 8 smartphone.  —  The 820 is powered by the same 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 …
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Nokia brings wireless charging to Virgin Atlantic lounges, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf  —  Nokia thinks you'll like the wireless phone charging on your Lumia 920 enough to want to take it on the road, and to that end it's striking a deal to bring the cable-free experience beyond the home.
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
AOL's ‘Entrance’ brings music, news and augmented reality to Nokia Lumia smartphones  —  Timed to coincide with the new Nokia handsets being unveiled in New York today, AOL has announced the release of a new digital entertainment hub going by the name of Entrance by AOL …
More: Nokia, VentureBeat and EngadgetThanks:@drs650
Todd Brix / The Windows Blog:
Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview opens for applications Sept. 12  —  In June we provided an early look at some developer features of Windows Phone 8, promising to share the Software Development Kit (SDK) in late summer.  Select partners and developers have already seen early builds of the new SDK …
Rene Ritchie / iMore:
Leaks accurate, this is what the new iPhone will look like  —  iMore has learned that recent parts leaks and dummy phones are accurate representations of what the new iPhone (iPhone 5,1) will look like when Apple announces it on September 12, 2012.  Almost identical in design to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S …
Michael Grothaus / TUAW:
With iOS 6, your address book may be invaded by @facebook.com email addresses  —  I'm generally a fan of Facebook.  I only use it to keep in contact with people I actually know and hang out with in real life.  And for my friends that live in other countries, it's the easiest way to share photos, videos, and other life events.
More: Cult of Mac and Macgasm
Angela Yang / LinkedIn Blog:
New: Get Notified on LinkedIn  —  We've been working hard to bring you new ways to access the most relevant professional information and insights to help you be even better at your job, everyday.  —  Launching today is our new notifications feature, which will keep you notified in real …
Joanna Stern / ABCNEWS:
Nokia CEO Hints at Windows 8 Tablet  —  Nokia announced this morning not one but two Windows Phones, the Lumia 820 and the Lumia 920.  Both phones will run the forthcoming version of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's operating system for phones.  —  But it looks like Nokia will soon turn …
Erica Ogg / GigaOM:
Routehappy gets $1.5M to rank best flights, airports for travelers  —  There are almost 3 billion passengers that will take a seat on a commercial airplane flight this year, some seasoned veterans, but plenty of newbies.  A new service aims to bring the two groups, and everyone in between …
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Twitter announces tool to embed interactive timelines of tweets into any site  —  Twitter has announced a new tool that will allow users to embed not just single tweets, but an entire timeline of tweets on web pages.  The tool will allow the embed of a single stream, not a collection of tweets …
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Judge orders Oracle to pay Google $1M for court expert fees  —  Summary: Google wins some and loses some while the federal judge in the case gives up on trying to track down any more paid commentators in the case.  —  Rachel King  —  The federal judge in Oracle v. Google has given …
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
T-Mobile USA turns on Unlimited 4G Data  —  T-Mobile USA has switched on its unlimited 4G data plans, using the new tariffs to celebrate its tenth anniversary.  Announced in August, the new “Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data” plan is now available in stores, with no overage charges, no throttling …
Daniel Cooper / Engadget:
Google wins face-to-unlock for multiple users patent, makes us hungry for Android support  —  Google has won a face-to-unlock patent that seems to let multiple users share one “computing device.”  Point your face at the built-in camera, and you'll be allowed access to your personal profile …

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