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Wololo: Pay to Win Age of Empires: Castle Siege now available in store to download

Wololo: Pay to Win Age of Empires: Castle Siege now available in store to download

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

You can now download Age of Empires: Castle Siege. It’s free which means it’s not, i.e. users reporting it’s yet another pay to win game. It’s turn by turn/clash of clans style, not an actual RTS which Age of Empires was popular for. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/age-of-empires-castle-siege/179cc09c-7d37-4281-b85e-602187b7d032 Is there any point in having QR codes until Microsoft restores […]

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Deal Alert: Surface Pro (1 & 2) Docking station for $119

Deal Alert: Surface Pro (1 & 2) Docking station for $119

| September 17, 2014 | Reply

If you plan on using your Surface tablet as a full fledged PC, then the additional docking station is a must have purchase. The docking station adds 3 USB 2.0 ports, One USB 3.0 port, an Ethernet jack, a headphone jack, and a display out port; so essentially it transforms your Surface Pro into a […]

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Nokia should have gone Android? Sony Quadruples annual loss forecast as smartphones disappoint.

Nokia should have gone Android? Sony Quadruples annual loss forecast as smartphones disappoint.

| September 17, 2014 | 40 Replies

      Not to dredge up old discussions, but I saw a tweet exchange between Jay Kannan and Charles Arthur discussing Sony’s quadrupled annual loss forecast. Jay Kannan brings back the chimes that Nokia should have gone Android as it would have saved their declining business, but as shown with Sony, it’s not completely […]

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O2 Germany to roll out Lumia Cyan and Denim at same time in one update process (Q4)

O2 Germany to roll out Lumia Cyan and Denim at same time in one update process (Q4)

| September 17, 2014 | Reply

Instead of testing and pushing out Cyan first and repeating the same thing with Lumia Denim, O2 Germany have decided with Microsoft to do roll out both at the same time in Q4 2014 as one update process. In “one process” does this mean users at O2 Germany won’t have to update to Cyan first […]

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Jolla availability Map

Jolla availability Map

| September 17, 2014 | 7 Replies

Review Jolla have an interactive map of sorts to indicate where Jolla Phone is available. Red shows multiple retailers available (Finland) Green, coming soon (India, Namibia) Hong Kong Via 3HK There’s a mix of availability in China, Russia, Kazakhstan and other European Countries. Source: Review Jolla

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Microsoft Reportedly Cutting More Jobs On September 18th

Microsoft Reportedly Cutting More Jobs On September 18th

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Soon after Microsoft completed their acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services division, they announced that they would cut around 18,000 jobs over the next year. Round one of these job cuts back in July saw nearly 13,000 previous Nokia employees lose their jobs, now according to ZDNet round two is right around the corner. According to Mary […]

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Be proud of the hump. EmbarrASSed Apple hides junk in camera trunk of iPhone 6 #bump

Be proud of the hump. EmbarrASSed Apple hides junk in camera trunk of iPhone 6 #bump

| September 16, 2014 | 17 Replies

It’s all about the bump again. When Apple released the iPhone 6, we were happy to see that even the design conscious folks at Cupertino had to submit to the attraction of the bump. Whilst they could slim down the phone, they could not slim down the camera. TheVerge points out that Apple might be […]

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NokConv outlines upgrade path from Lumia Cyan to Lumia Denim – You NEED Cyan first

NokConv outlines upgrade path from Lumia Cyan to Lumia Denim – You NEED Cyan first

| September 16, 2014 | 7 Replies

Lumia Denim brings even more enhancements to Nokia Lumia WP8.1 devices. I’m enjoying the Dev Preview 8.1 with (i think official) Cyan but I’m really looking forward to the Denim features. “Hey Cortana” – an always-on app where you can activate Cortana by simply saying “Hey Cortana” on your Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520. Lumia […]

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Sandisk 128GB MicroSD Card for £51.99/$84 on Amazon UK – UHS-1 Class 10

Sandisk 128GB MicroSD Card for £51.99/$84 on Amazon UK – UHS-1 Class 10

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

Amazon tweeted that their 128GB Card with Prime delivery eligible (so any problems can be sorted out immediately with Amazon) is available for just £51.99. That’s like 84USD. SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDXC 128 GB UHS-I Class 10 Memory Card 30 MB/s + SD Adapter That’s cheaper than the 64GB Extreme MicroSD card I got for […]

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Battle for the Next Billion: Microsoft’s aim for the $40 WP to tackle Google’s Android One

Battle for the Next Billion: Microsoft’s aim for the $40 WP to tackle Google’s Android One

| September 16, 2014 | 8 Replies

The “Next Billion” was a phrase constantly used in a Nokia strategy to reach the next billion consumers and connect them to the internet through a Nokia smartphone. Although Nokia is no longer around the handset business, the aim of connecting people to an internet ready smartphone is one that Android and Microsoft are gearing […]

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Avoiding car accidents with Connected Cars, HERE and Nokia networks

Avoiding car accidents with Connected Cars, HERE and Nokia networks

| September 15, 2014 | Reply

  In an event of an accident, connected cars can dramatically improve safety by telling other cars what’s going on so on coming cars can avoid becoming part of the originl accident. Other drivers eyes don’t need to wait to see the accident before hand. Whilst LTE is getting more prominent and providing faster connections, […]

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Nokia 808 PureView/Lumia 1020′s met a match? 1 inch sensor in hump filled Panasonic Camera hybrid. No xenon flash?

Nokia 808 PureView/Lumia 1020′s met a match? 1 inch sensor in hump filled Panasonic Camera hybrid. No xenon flash?

| September 15, 2014 | 37 Replies

  We’ve been having a discussion about the camera hump and whether we’d see something along the likes of the 808′s sensor again given the push towards the anorexic phones. The new iPhone 6 showed that despite trying to be thin, it could not achieve the camera quality it wanted without also having a bump. […]

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Microsoft Family grows again, buys Minecraft for 2.5 Billion USD

Microsoft Family grows again, buys Minecraft for 2.5 Billion USD

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

It was a highly expected and now it’s official. Microsoft has bought Swedish Mojang, creator of Minecraft for 2.5 billion dollars! Nadella says: Minecraft is more than a great game franchise – it is an open world platform, driven by a vibrant community we care deeply about, and rich with new opportunities for that community […]

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Popular YouTube app “MyTube” needs your help with a rename

Popular YouTube app “MyTube” needs your help with a rename

| September 15, 2014 | 8 Replies

My GoTo YouTube app for WP, MyTube is needing a name change due to some store policies regarding 8.1 apps. Another developer had reserved the MyTube name so the actual popularised MyTube needs a new name. The developer’s reddit name is “ryken100“. I’d like RyTube (as it reminds me of Pikachu’s evolved version, RaiChu :/). […]

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First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Earlier this week as part of an exclusive reveal over at GeekonGadgets we revealed that Microsoft would be benching the “Widows Phone” logo and name in favor of a more unified “Windows” branding for all their device (mobiles, tablets and PCs). Now today an unreleased Windows Phone from “GoFone” leaked online showing off this new […]

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