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Come and get it: Jolla Sailfish Update 9 with Qt 5.2 Uitakka v1.1.0.38 (Opt In)

Come and get it: Jolla Sailfish Update 9 with Qt 5.2 Uitakka v1.1.0.38 (Opt In)

| October 22, 2014 | 3 Replies

Jolla has released Update 9 for Sailfish! It is an opt-in release due to  stabilizing of Qt5.2 migration. It took quite lock to stabilise but now after 13 internal release candidates, Jolla has something available to developers and early adopters (rather than delaying it any further). As an opt in you won’t get the usual notifications. […]

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Microsoft’s new Interactive Tetra Lockscreen for WP8.1

Microsoft’s new Interactive Tetra Lockscreen for WP8.1

| October 22, 2014 | 6 Replies

As part of their Garage Project, Microsoft have released this Tetra Lockscreen. It looks very nice, very clean. I can’t download it myself on the 1520 but it seems to get around certain issues I had with things like calendar (which I used third party apps to get this kind of functionality ). Agenda Displays […]

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Skype Shorts: Documentary Film by JacksGap – The Violinist

Skype Shorts: Documentary Film by JacksGap – The Violinist

| October 21, 2014 | Reply

JacksGap is a YouTube channel of Jack and his twin brother Finn. They’ve come a long way from their first YouTube videos and now have partnered with Skype to produce this professional looking documentary video with Danielle Turano, a violinist and violin teacher in New York. http://jacksgap.com/the-violinist/ Good job by the Skype team. This is […]

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HERE for Android no longer exclusive for Samsung, now unleashed on more Android smartphones!

HERE for Android no longer exclusive for Samsung, now unleashed on more Android smartphones!

| October 21, 2014 | 21 Replies

HERE for Android launched initially as an exclusive on Samsung. Now you can get it for other Android smartphones too. Pino says they’ve learnt quite a bit from the feedback and are fixing some things based on that, including a cache cleaner that kept on deleting voice navigation. HERE are some instructions on side loading to […]

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Nokia Facebook removing “Nokia” and changing to “Microsoft Lumia”

Nokia Facebook removing “Nokia” and changing to “Microsoft Lumia”

| October 21, 2014 | 11 Replies

  In the ever continuing transition away from Nokia and more towards Microsoft/Lumia, the facebook pages are also changing. This includes the global nokia page as well as the local ones. Those involved with the pages will remain the same. The email said to wait until official announcement but Nokia France has already indicated this change […]

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NokiaHK: Nokia Lumia 830/930 LTE promo

NokiaHK: Nokia Lumia 830/930 LTE promo

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

I’m not quite sure what’s happening – I think it’s a promo for the LTE 830/930. What’s the racing game for xbone that they’re playing that seems to have a companion part on windowsphone? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVxf1U3pXd4

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Skype gets drawing feature on Windows Phone

Skype gets drawing feature on Windows Phone

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Reply

TheVerge reports that the WindowsPhone version of Skype gets a drawing feature. This lets you annotate maps, photos or a blank canvas and send the results over skype. It’s likely to appear on other platforms, but it’s just interesting to see Microsoft put something on their WP version of skype first. There’s also HD screen […]

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Microsoft Smartwatch in the coming weeks?

Microsoft Smartwatch in the coming weeks?

| October 20, 2014 | 17 Replies

There’s plenty of reports everywhere that Microsoft will be releasing a smartwatch in a few weeks time. Forbes says that Microsoft’s watch will have a 2 day battery life which if true puts it above the pack that requires a daily charge. What angle would MS go for? Microsoft has a lot of history in […]

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Jolla makes Angry Bird Android Launcher

Jolla makes Angry Bird Android Launcher

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

In a bid to spread more Sailfish love, Jolla’s made an Android Sailfish launcher that’s Angry Birds themed. The launcher can even launch the peeved poultry: “You can launch your launcher from the launcher, to launch your birds at the pigs – all from the new launch launcher” Source

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Modern Combat, 50% Off

Modern Combat, 50% Off

| October 18, 2014 | Reply

The high intensity, visually stunning Modern Combat 5 is slashed in price by 50%. At the UK store it’s just £2.29, cheaper than MC4. http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=21ed995b-239d-4ffe-b352-76fc11cd940c Via: Reddit

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Green to go: Lumia Emerald to follow Denim?

Green to go: Lumia Emerald to follow Denim?

| October 17, 2014 | 6 Replies

According to the screenshot posteat the source below, following Lumia Denim may be a shade of green: Lumia Emerald. This might still be part of Windows Phone 8.1 as no news of 10 for phones has been announced yet. Source Cheers Alvester for the tip!

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Lumia 730 & 735 Review

Lumia 730 & 735 Review

| October 17, 2014 | Reply

Over at GeekonGadgets we’ve published our full review of the Lumia 735 (and in turn essentially the Lumia 730 as well); so here’s a quick summary of what we thought about it, as well as the full video review. In short: Should I buy this phone? Yes… yes you should.  Read the full review, along […]

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CollegeHumor: The 8 best things about being a WindowsPhone user

CollegeHumor: The 8 best things about being a WindowsPhone user

| October 17, 2014 | 8 Replies

Collegehumor has WindowsPhone Users in its scope and writes the 8 best things about being a WP user. Whilst it does poke fun, some bits are funny, particularly number 2. Due to the rarity, you tend to stick together. Online at least. It would be a bit weird to do so in public (and there’s […]

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Halo: Spartan Strike for Windows Phone, $6, avoids microtransactions

Halo: Spartan Strike for Windows Phone, $6, avoids microtransactions

| October 16, 2014 | Reply

There’s a growing backlash towards ‘free’ or ‘cheap’ games that claw back the value through what is essentially pay to win in app purchases. According to gamespot, Halo: Spartan Strike will be avoiding these microtransactions, coming it at $6. Yes a bit pricey but if the title is anything like Spartan Assault then I felt […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Nokia Lumia 830

Video: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Nokia Lumia 830

| October 15, 2014 | 5 Replies

NokNok compares the Nokia Lumia 930 against the new Nokia Lumia 830. Both looking very similar, with the 830 being the slimmer, more toned version. Although the camera looks bigger on the 830, it’s the 930 with the 20MP Dual LED camera vs the 10MP single LED in the 830. The 830 has GLANCE and […]

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