Archive for January 2nd, 2012

Lumiappaday #47: Survivalcraft demoed on the Nokia Lumia 800 #Minecraft

Lumiappaday #47: Survivalcraft demoed on the Nokia Lumia 800 #Minecraft

| January 2, 2012 | 2 Replies

Ah, Minecraft. Do you know it? Have you heard of it? Heavens, have you played it? I don’t get the appeal myself but apparently millions do. Videos of Minecraft creations keep appearing on youtube and considering what it takes to make a damn stick, it’s well certainly impressive. So on that, I thought I’d share […]

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Rumors: Chevron Discontinues WP7 $9.99 Unlock; The Real Story

Rumors: Chevron Discontinues WP7 $9.99 Unlock; The Real Story

| January 2, 2012 | 40 Replies

Ok for those of us coming from Symbian no OS would be complete without the ability to sideload apps onto a device, recently Chevron Unlocker tool has been the answer to that on WP7.5 (allowing you to purchase a semi-developers licence for a penny under $10; enabling you to sideload up to ten non-marketplace apps). Now according to chevron their […]

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Nokia Lumia 800 top of TechnoBuffalo’s Sexiest Gadgets list for 2011 (+ramble on N9/Nokia design)

Nokia Lumia 800 top of TechnoBuffalo’s Sexiest Gadgets list for 2011 (+ramble on N9/Nokia design)

| January 2, 2012 | 55 Replies

  In the past, Nokia has always been known for head turning design, either by being bold and distinct or just being utterly beautiful. Nokia’s touch phones have looked nice but nothing to light the world on fire. Then came of course the Nokia N9 which gave a glimpse as to what the Lumia 800 […]

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#N9Hacks: Unlock Homescreen Orientation (App)

#N9Hacks: Unlock Homescreen Orientation (App)

| January 2, 2012 | 9 Replies

Like most community developed hack apps, they can be done using Terminal. Apps just make it easier for those not comfortable with modifying system files. App developer Vesuri has made and app known as “Home Screen Settings”, which simply adds to the settings menu. Once installed, navigate to Settings>Applications>Home Screen.   Not only can you […]

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Video: iPhone 4 vs Nokia Lumia 800 vs iPhone 4S Browser Benchmarks comparison

Video: iPhone 4 vs Nokia Lumia 800 vs iPhone 4S Browser Benchmarks comparison

| January 2, 2012 | 98 Replies

Just shortly after the N9 here’s a comparison video of the browser capabilities of the Nokia Lumia 800 against the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Various tests are performed: Browser Benchmark Speed Reading SunSpider Test Acid 3 test HTML5 test. Usability wise, I think all three phones have fantastic default browsers. All pretty quick. I […]

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Video: Nokia N9 Meego web browser HTML5 test showdown

Video: Nokia N9 Meego web browser HTML5 test showdown

| January 2, 2012 | 10 Replies

This video shows the HTML5 performance of four browsers on the Nokia N9. This is tested from http://html5test.com/. Default browser 255 + 14 bonus points Opera browser 207 Firefox browser 314 + 9 bonus points Helium browser 226 + 13 bonus points Video by sKunKeNsTeiN  Cheers Gen for the tip

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Recommend an App!

Recommend an App!

| January 2, 2012 | 12 Replies

This is a copy of a new page under tips where you can specify certain apps to recommend. These aren’t just new apps, but any apps you have in mind that you think is worth sharing. For us well update the post to share your findings and will also use it as a bank of […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 710 (black) unboxing

Video: Nokia Lumia 710 (black) unboxing

| January 2, 2012 | 20 Replies

Check out the unboxing of the Nokia Lumia 710, the more budget friendly Lumia. This should be available in the UK and US (T-Mobile) in the next couple of weeks. The black one is really quite stunning. The Lumia 710 does of course resemble the concept Nokia WP we saw from Nokia back in February. […]

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