WP reports that in the latest update 2 for WP8.1 finally gives us the ability to individually pin WP start screen settings. Ever since WP7, I thought that was how it should work. Everything pinnable. At the moment I’m missing the basic ability to pin albums, app sections and playlists so easily on the various […]
There’s been a lot of drama surrounding Nokia’s Chennai plant. The last we heard though were some positive insights from Nokia CEO that things would get moving once again. TimesofIndia reports that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi suggests the Nokia Chennai factory will begin functioning again soon – in fact the quote is “in the coming […]
Nokia’s Chairman, Risto Siilasmaa recently spoke to Finnish business newspaper, Kauppalehti regarding Nokia. I’ve only got the translated version so there may be a few things missed. Nokia paid a heavy price. The gist seems to be that the past falls of Nokia are learning points never to be repeated again. Back in 2012 some […]
Everyone’s excited to get their hands on Nokia’s first tablet and consumer device post Microsoft buy-out of D&S. So far so good – great offering for a stunning price – Premium experience but affordable.
..that you can’t buy because of limited availability. Although launched in November last year and has been available in China, MWC15 is pretty much the first time most of the techsphere is experiencing it, including ones as big as TheVerge. They reckon it’s the Nicest Android Tablet That you Can’t buy. Provided you can deal […]
It has been a long time since we’ve seen a Lumia flagship. The 1520 to me is THE reigning flagship but that was from October 2013. 2013! We almost saw something amazing with the cancelled Nokia McLaren but alas that was no more. According to TheVerge, Microsoft are of course working on a Lumia Flagship […]
Here’s some hands on videos of the newly launched, newly named Lumia 640 XL! The 640 XL has a new display size for Lumia at 5.7″. Not the completely huge 6″ of the 1520 or 1320 but larger than the plethora of 5″ Lumias. It’s an almost all touch variety with physical buttons only for […]
I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong on my Note 4 as to why clicking on a notification of an updated app brings me nowhere and does not list the app as being updated. On that regard, Z Launcher said it got updated and it mentions the following (mostly fixes) but new icons, Baidu search […]
I only just saw this at the movies but the Will Smith film, “focus” about misdirection was adorned by a lot of Nokia branding. I don’t have screenshots , but I thought my mind was playing tricks on me when I thought I saw a N95…then a black Nokia Lumia 1020 (which was confirmed as […]
About an hour ago in Barcelona Stephen Elop took the stage once again in Barcelona, just as in the Nokia days to announce a couple of new Lumia devices. The new Lumia 640 and the 640 XL, an attempt by Nokia to streamline the naming scheme and make it a bit more comprehensible to understand where […]
In what appears to be an interesting change from being called 1330 (phablet successor to 1320) there may instead be a 640XL. Reflecting perhaps the 640 specs but in a larger frame. Could this help out with the confusing numbering between generations? Tom Warren has previously tweeted expecting both the 640 and a 1330 (640 XL?). […]
For those folks that have Qi Wireless Charging on their Lumias, IKEA (the largest manufacturer of furniture) is going to have built in wireless charging. Set your phone on your coffee table or night stand, boom, charging. Possibly desks and other types of furniture too. Why Qi? The volume of smartphones in the market, which […]
As part of the planned 18,000 job cuts post purchase of Nokia, 9000 more are due to be cut. Manufacturing is shifting more to Vietnam whilst closures will be made in Beijing and Dongguan. Source CheersAlvester for the tip!
Some welcome news to the Windows ecosystem. Japan based Freetel will be bringing out a phone with Windows. Seems to be a strong mid range, 64 bit Snapdragon 410 on a 1080p, 5″ display. Let’s hope 1080p will be the new standard for Lumia mid range too. Source
Hello MNB Readers! The long awaited Lumia Denim update has finally arrived for the AT&T Lumia 1520! Daniel Rubino of Windows Central writes: Although app and OS updates are great, what is even better is when companies post the entire changelog of what exactly is new. Luckily for us, AT&T agrees with this idea. Daniel […]