Archive for October 28th, 2012

Lumia 920 Starring in At&t’s latest Commercial

Lumia 920 Starring in At&t’s latest Commercial

| October 28, 2012 | 16 Replies

Just now as I was watching the Bears game on Fox this popped up during the commercial break. It’s the first ever commercial starring the Lumia 920 (in White, Cyan and Black); interestingly there is no actual mention of the device itself, just an ad for At&ts 4G network. http://youtu.be/xqOCNp6OUHU Either way the 920 is […]

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Nokia Maps Powering Windows 8 Maps, Huge Boost for Nokia?

Nokia Maps Powering Windows 8 Maps, Huge Boost for Nokia?

| October 28, 2012 | 105 Replies

We’ve known for a while now that Nokia Maps will power  all the upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices, replacing Microsoft’s severely lacking Bing maps with what is possibly one of the best services out there. What I personally had never realized was that all of Microsoft’s mapping services are now powered by Nokia, most importantly the new Maps app in Windows […]

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Leaked WP8 Image Shows Off 3rd party App set Live Wallpapers/Lock-Screens

Leaked WP8 Image Shows Off 3rd party App set Live Wallpapers/Lock-Screens

| October 28, 2012 | 23 Replies

What you’re looking at above is the new Windows Phone 8 lockscreen (ignore the old Windows button); previously when the SDK was leaked we found the option to set custom 3rd party app notifications on the locks screen (bottom right corner is facebook in the image above). We’ve also heard rumors of a live Bing wallpaper, […]

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Nokia Sells (not the) Last Europe Based Factory; Salo, Finland

Nokia Sells (not the) Last Europe Based Factory; Salo, Finland

| October 28, 2012 | 52 Replies

Following with Nokia’s strategy of cutting costs and moving manufacturing factories to Europe and South America, the Salo factory in Finland (announced to be shut down earlier this year) has now been officially sold to a drug manufacturing company. With it ends the era of Nokia phones stamped “made in Finland”; moving on to phones […]

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Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 822 leaked again

Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 822 leaked again

| October 28, 2012 | 9 Replies

Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 822 (variant of the 820) makes another appearance along side the HTCrap WannabeLumia 8x. Note the prominent Verizon branding at the front of the 822. Source: WPCentral Via: Engadget

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Draw Something pulled from Marketplace

Draw Something pulled from Marketplace

| October 28, 2012 | 8 Replies

Ali posted that the “once popular” Draw Something had finally made it to WP. He, along with myself and every other WP user that downloaded the application, faced a network bug. The app stated you had no network connection, even if you did. It seems the poor reviews and backlash on Twitter made its way […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 Pre-Order for AUD$699 at Harvey Norman

Nokia Lumia 920 Pre-Order for AUD$699 at Harvey Norman

| October 28, 2012 | 13 Replies

  Got tipped in by MJ that he visited a Harvey Norman store here in Australia, and whilst there, he asked around about a few things, namely WP8 and the Lumia 920. Apparently, the sales assistant checked the computer and found out that there is a listing in their system for the Lumia 920 pre-order. […]

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Name That Nokia – Gossip Girl

Name That Nokia – Gossip Girl

| October 28, 2012 | 15 Replies

Another week, another Nokia spotted on TV. This time, it is from Gossip Girl. We have seen the show have Nokia devices before, namely the N8. It has been the second week in a row, used by the same character. I have a feeling it will remain all season. Sidenote: Having US shows that target […]

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