If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Shortly after leaked N96 photos made their cyber-rounds, Nseries users browsing Nokia’s mobile portal were given a little something extra. It appears that someone was a bit hung over during the last update to the Download! page as the rumored N82 8GB and US 3G-edition of the N95 8GB were added to the list of supported devices. But wait! What has us even more confused is that once news of the slip-up started spreading, reference to the N82 8GB was removed and the N95 8GB NAM mention is still there! Are the people in charge of Nokia’s mobile portal hardcore partiers or is this how Nokia will be launching phones from now on? Either way, we can safely assume that these two rumored devices aren’t far away from being confirmed, announced and released. Re-re-re-releasing the RAZR worked pretty well for Motorola (for a while) and apparently Nokia is following their lead. The buzz from Vegas is that the over / under on “how many times can Nokia tweak the N95 and re-release it?” has been bumped up to 7 and smart money might just be on the over.

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Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.