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Jolla Phone at Amazon UK for £199

Jolla Phone at Amazon UK for £199

| December 19, 2014 | Reply

Simonas tweeted that the Jolla phone was available for  £199 at Amazon UK. RRP is about 273GBP (349 EUR). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jolla-Sim-Free-Smartphone-16GB-White/dp/B00HJA7A3Y   Advertisements

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MixRadio sold to Line

MixRadio sold to Line

| December 18, 2014 | 7 Replies

Nokia’s music services evolved into the relatively popular MixRadio. But as part of Microsoft, it may have had some clashes with XboxMusic. There’s been discussions since August that MixRadio will be spun off as an independent entity to let it continue as a service. Today, we hear that LINE has purchased MixRadio from Microsoft.  LINE […]

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Nokia Networks possible merger with Alcatel Lucent?

Nokia Networks possible merger with Alcatel Lucent?

| December 18, 2014 | 1 Reply

There are a few reports out today that suggest again that Nokia Networks has been in talks with Alcatel Lucent with regards to a potential Merger. Reuters says that those familiar with the rumours say the talks never really stopped over the last 5 years. Nokia has some dough from the Microsoft buy out of […]

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Gift of Update 10! – Happy Holidays from Jolla #Sailfish #Changelog

Gift of Update 10! – Happy Holidays from Jolla #Sailfish #Changelog

| December 18, 2014 | 3 Replies

Sailfish Sailors on twitter are tweeting that they’re downloading Sailfish Update 10 today. Those with the FirstOnes OTH get it first. Below is a huge and extensive changelog from https://together.jolla.com/question/59874/release-notes-opt-in-upgrade-to-software-version-11038-uitukka/#59874-highlights-of-bug-fixes: What’s new New overlays for Maps – satellite, car (daylight mode), transit (public transport) and night mode Quicker access to favorite places on Maps Search […]

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Background Wallpaper and more interactive live tiles for WP10

Background Wallpaper and more interactive live tiles for WP10

| December 17, 2014 | 5 Replies

We’ve seen many concepts before showing what the metro tile interface might look like with a background wallpaper. Based on Nazwil’s tweet on what W10 on phones might look like, Dexter created the image above which was said to be perfect – though with a bit less translucency. Along with background wallpapers, we also get […]

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Lumia Denim Rolling Out: Official How to video – featuring a Nokia handset!

Lumia Denim Rolling Out: Official How to video – featuring a Nokia handset!

| December 17, 2014 | 7 Replies

Microsoft’s help channel have a video on how to update to Lumia Denim. Check out how the handset still says Nokia (not blurred out). Cheers Alvester for the tip!

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Feel Good Lumia #MakeItHappen: Surprise Christmas homecoming

Feel Good Lumia #MakeItHappen: Surprise Christmas homecoming

| December 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

Being home for Christmas is something most of us who celebrate it might take for granted. But there are those who are separated from their loved ones. This video shows how first, Skype is keeping those people in touch and second, a surprise where Microsoft brings those people together as part of their #MakeItHappen campaign. […]

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See more from your selfies: Victoria Falls with Stephen Alvarez – Lumia 735

See more from your selfies: Victoria Falls with Stephen Alvarez – Lumia 735

| December 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

Nat Geo photographer, Stephen Alvarez has gone from PureView Lumias to the selfie specialist, Lumia 735. That big kitty is super cute ^___^. Good thing the cheetah seems gentle. This is one of the newer videos from the Microsoft Lumia account (they had been reuploading videos from the Nokia YouTube)

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Jolla opens official blog!

Jolla opens official blog!

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Jolla finally has their own blog! They’ve been sharing this over on twitter,  Facebook and their special community forum but now there’s a new place to check out that will act as the hub for their communications. https://blog.jolla.com They’ve  already got their second post up discussing  their story powered by people. Via

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Cortana redesign ideas

Cortana redesign ideas

| December 16, 2014 | 3 Replies

Here’s a Cortana redesign concept.  Basically adding a background to Cortana plus some subtle extras listed below. Nice way to emerge Bing image of the day. More of the image here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/22089691/Cortana-Redesignsource Added background, added Bing vision icon, changed search box and microphone icon, changed font color, added status Via

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Gestures Beta for WindowsPhone

Gestures Beta for WindowsPhone

| December 16, 2014 | 11 Replies

Microsoftare bringing Gestures Beta,  a sort of enhancements to some of the natural interactions with a phone to do intuitive things. Thevideo shows answering by picking up to the rear, automatic loudspeaker by placing on a table and turning off the call when placing the other way up. http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=38384829-0b39-4f21-a954-d2d4f8a4ac96 Lol at the simulated conversation.   […]

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Nokia Chat Beta ending on WindowsPhone –  get Skype

Nokia Chat Beta ending on WindowsPhone – get Skype

| December 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

Nokia Chat Beta for Windows Phone will end on January 15, 2015. After this date, you will not be able to sign in, message your contacts, or access past conversations using Nokia Chat Beta for Windows Phone. Thank you for your support and for contributing to the beta! We hope you’ve enjoyed using Nokia Chat […]

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Glance updated, brings back glance background!

Glance updated, brings back glance background!

| December 15, 2014 | 4 Replies

As shared by the reddit folks, glance has been updated and glance background is back. I think this was something first popularised on the Nokia N8. This means you can select a picture and have glance change it to something that can always be displayed when the screen is on standby. These pictures are by […]

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Weekend Watch: SkyScraper sized Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft (and 1020?)

Weekend Watch: SkyScraper sized Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft (and 1020?)

| December 14, 2014 | 3 Replies

Check out this epic creation of a Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft.  The rooms inside show off the different features. I’ve never played minecraft but are people making these things one block at a time? If so, crickey! Is that one a Nokia Lumia 1020? Gokuroyu

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New Low End Microsoft Lumia to replace Nokia X – Lumia 330?

New Low End Microsoft Lumia to replace Nokia X – Lumia 330?

| December 14, 2014 | 8 Replies

There was never much love given to the Nokia X family when it graced Microsoft’s lap. It was dubbed as a way to get Android users into Microsoft’s services. Well that strategy is being filed away in replacement of the above – an even more entry level Lumia. Honestly, as nice as it was to […]

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