Archive for October 4th, 2012

Windows Phone 8 launch on October 29th

Windows Phone 8 launch on October 29th

| October 4, 2012 | 53 Replies

Engadget reports that October 29th will be the date that Windows Phone 8 will be officially launched. We’ve already seen the developer preview, and we are already waiting for the release of the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820. The last piece of the puzzle is the consumer end features that are yet to be made […]

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Nokia Xpress vs Internet Explorer

Nokia Xpress vs Internet Explorer

| October 4, 2012 | 10 Replies

Yesterday, Ali posted about Nokia’s new release called Xpress for Lumias, something that compresses data to save on bandwidth and load times. http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/03/nokia-releases-xpress-for-lumias-interent-browser-data-compressor-rss-reader-and-much-more/ Rafe Blandford at All About Windows Phone has done a test to see how much, if at all, Xpress lives up to its job. http://allaboutwindowsphone.com/features/item/15873_How_much_faster_is_Nokia_Xpres.php Whilst just a small sample test, it […]

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InfoGraphic- Lumia 920 Features Summed up, Time to #Switch

InfoGraphic- Lumia 920 Features Summed up, Time to #Switch

| October 4, 2012 | 13 Replies

Infographics are great, they supply you with a list of details in a fun and enjoyable manner. Nokia UK’s Facebook page just posted the image above which nicely sums up the Lumia 920s greatness (I really want a video which is no more than 2 minutes long completely covering all the features being demoed- it’s a must have […]

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Stephen Elop interviewed at Wired

Stephen Elop interviewed at Wired

| October 4, 2012 | 77 Replies

  This is another interview with Stephen Elop, this time over at Wired. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/10/qa-nokia-ceo-stephen-elop/all/ When asked about the HTC signature WP, Elop defends the Nokia Lumia brand. He says they could have called the 920, Windows Phone 920 but Nokia Lumia is much more than that. Nokia has put significant investments into the WP to […]

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Video: At&t Mobile Minute; Announces Lumia 920 Exclusivity and Roundsup Innovative Features

Video: At&t Mobile Minute; Announces Lumia 920 Exclusivity and Roundsup Innovative Features

| October 4, 2012 | 17 Replies

As is usual when At&t announced a new phone they release a short video covering the highlighted features for the phone, and basically why it’s so awesome; here’s their take on the 920: Is it just me or do the side buttons in the image above looks like its silver/chrome (like the 900) rather than the ceramic black? Via […]

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Lumia 920 & 820 Officially Confirmed for USA on At&t for November, 920 Coming in Cyan

Lumia 920 & 820 Officially Confirmed for USA on At&t for November, 920 Coming in Cyan

| October 4, 2012 | 43 Replies

We all knew this was coming, it was only a matter of when. Just now Nokia Conversations announced that the Lumia 920 as well as the 820 will be headed to At&t This November . The Lumia 920 will arrive in yellow, red, white, black, gray and Cyan; seeing as how large of a hit the Cyan Lumia […]

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Random: Nokia Music Hosts #SilentDiscoParty- Lumias and Purities Galore

Random: Nokia Music Hosts #SilentDiscoParty- Lumias and Purities Galore

| October 4, 2012 | 6 Replies

  Last week was Social Media week in Berlin (from what I gather it’s the European version of SxSW); Nokia Music was present there to give a little splash and color to the party, sponsoring their own “SilentDiscoParty” where attendees rocked out (silently) to music playing on those Beautiful Purity headsets (they seem to be […]

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Gigaom with Stephen Elop: Nokia can do things with WP that MS can’t

Gigaom with Stephen Elop: Nokia can do things with WP that MS can’t

| October 4, 2012 | 129 Replies

Well, just yesterday we heard Stephen Elop at AllThingsD saying he had no indications that Microsoft are planning on building their own phone http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/03/stephen-elop-interviewed-at-all-things-d-nokia-not-a-white-box-manufacturer/ Perhaps that’s just a clever way of skirting around the question or if it’s just that he can’t say even if he knows. Gigaom also explore the same topic. http://gigaom.com/2012/10/02/nokias-elop-we-can-do-things-with-windows-phone-that-microsoft-cant/   […]

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The Atlantic: “Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google” (+Great story on NAVTEQ)

The Atlantic: “Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google” (+Great story on NAVTEQ)

| October 4, 2012 | 15 Replies

The Atlantic, globally ranked 1639 on Alexa Worldwide, 542 for Alexa US ran a story that clearly gives some recognition for Nokia’s maps. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/the-forgotten-mapmaker-nokia-has-better-maps-than-apple-and-maybe-even-google/263150/ It’s a very interesting read and even shows some of Nokia NAVTEQ’s world crawlers in their NAVTEQ cars, and what life is like living in a hotel whilst you map out […]

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Nokia working on Windows RT Tablet?

Nokia working on Windows RT Tablet?

| October 4, 2012 | 32 Replies

Nokia is supposedly ‘confirmed’ as working on a Windows 8 RT Tablet, according to ‘WMPU’s sources’. We know Nokia’s making some kind of tablet. Marko Ahtisaari says he’s spending 1/3 of his time on it (and if Marko is spending any time on anything, you know it’s going to be good). Whether it’s the same […]

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Jessica Alba spotted in New York with Cyan Nokia Lumia 900.

Jessica Alba spotted in New York with Cyan Nokia Lumia 900.

| October 4, 2012 | 32 Replies

The beautiful and fashion conscious Jessica Alba was spotted in New York with a Cyan Nokia Lumia 900. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2212563/Jessica-Alba-flaunts-pins-satin-skirt-teamed-leather-jacket.html I don’t think this was some press event, this was just Jessica Alba in public. Source: dailymail Cheers DKM for the tip!

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