Archive for October 29th, 2012

Nokia Lumia 920 shipped to France, Available Tomorrow

Nokia Lumia 920 shipped to France, Available Tomorrow

| October 29, 2012 | 66 Replies

The Facebook page for Nokia France says that the Nokia Lumia 920 stock has arrived today, and will be on sale tomorrow. Over on their twitter, they explain that the Black is available tomorrow whilst the other colours appear next week. Come on UK! Where be my ElectricPikachuYellow920? Cheers Jens and  MNhut  for the tip!

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Video: Introducing Nokia Lumia 822 on Verizon Wireless

Video: Introducing Nokia Lumia 822 on Verizon Wireless

| October 29, 2012 | 12 Replies

    This is a promo video for Nokia’s Lumia 822 that is heading to Verizon. Nokia has announced its first ever Lumia smartphone for Verizon, the Nokia Lumia 822, which brings together high performance and unique industrial design in an affordable package. Designed specifically for Verizon’s fast and ubiquitous 4G LTE network, the Nokia […]

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Roundup: Windows Phone 8 Reviews

Roundup: Windows Phone 8 Reviews

| October 29, 2012 | 95 Replies

Now that the Embargo on Windows Phone 8 has been lifted blogs are free to post their reviews of the OS itself, since we don’t have any WP8 devices to share with you read what TheVerge, Engadget, Pocketnow and Slashgear have to say: PocketNow: Score: 9/10 http://pocketnow.com/2012/10/29/windows-phone-8-review While there are many new features that have […]

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Video: Meet Windows Phone 8

Video: Meet Windows Phone 8

| October 29, 2012 | 22 Replies

Here’s Joe Belfiore explaining what’s new in Windows Phone 8, as seen in the new Nokia Lumia 820, 920, (810/822) which Ali explained here: http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/29/microsoft-unveils-rooms-data-sense-and-kids-corner-for-wp8/ Here’s their video blurb. I’m a little bit ‘meh’ about it. See some of the most exciting new features in Windows Phone 8, including Kid’s Corner, Rooms, Live Apps, and […]

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Microsoft Unveils “Rooms”, “Data-Sense” and “Kids Corner” for WP8

Microsoft Unveils “Rooms”, “Data-Sense” and “Kids Corner” for WP8

| October 29, 2012 | 7 Replies

Data sense is one of the features we’ve seen leaked in the SDK before, it brings the user the ability to track his data usage, and compresses webpages to help save on data charges and keep you from rising above your data cap (think of a mix between Nokia counters and Nokia Xpress browser. Data-sense also automatically […]

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Nokia Lumia on sale on the weekend for Europe, rest of the world, November.

Nokia Lumia on sale on the weekend for Europe, rest of the world, November.

| October 29, 2012 | 44 Replies

Steve Ballmer is on stage giving the details on when Nokia’s Windows Phone will be available. Apparently, for Europe, it’s this weekend. I think I had an email saying some retailers were shipping Nokia Lumia 920 pre-orders but I wasn’t able to verify. I can’t wait to upgrade! Well, the weekend is November anyway (start […]

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Windows Phone 8 to Get Cut The Rope, Temple Run, Pandora Radio, Where’s My Water, Aspahlt 7 and many more of top iOS & Android Games

Windows Phone 8 to Get Cut The Rope, Temple Run, Pandora Radio, Where’s My Water, Aspahlt 7 and many more of top iOS & Android Games

| October 29, 2012 | 24 Replies

So I just tuned in to the liveblog at engadget (seeing as I’m over my monthly data limit and can’t watch the video stream) and I’ve seen that Microsoft have announced partnerships to bring top tier apps to WP8. Including the super popular Temple run, Asphalt 7 (which I have on my iPad and is AMAZING), Pandora Radio, Urban spoon, Where’s my […]

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Windows Phone 8 live stream, live blogs, Jessica Alba on stage

Windows Phone 8 live stream, live blogs, Jessica Alba on stage

| October 29, 2012 | 28 Replies

Quick heads up on the livestream (kudos incognito). It’s been going for a bit but there might still be some stuff to watch. http://a342.l12501350341.c125013.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/342/125013/v0001/reflector:50341 Jessica Alba is on stage. No wonder she’s been rocking the super Nokia Lumia 920 (and 900) Live blog at Engadget: http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/29/windows-phone-8-event-liveblog/ Ha, and we thought Jess just happened to have […]

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PressRelease: Verizon officially announce Nokia Lumia 822

PressRelease: Verizon officially announce Nokia Lumia 822

| October 29, 2012 | 32 Replies

With hours to go until the official launch of Windows Phone 8, Verzion Wireless has officially announced the much leaked, Nokia Lumia 822. Below is a video they have out together along with the full press release. Availability and pricing to come soon. Specs announced so far include an 8MP camera, 1.2MP FFC, 4.3″ screen, 1800 […]

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Call Me Maybe – Nokia Lumia 900 in Carly Rae Jepsen’s “The Kiss”  Music Video

Call Me Maybe – Nokia Lumia 900 in Carly Rae Jepsen’s “The Kiss” Music Video

| October 29, 2012 | 8 Replies

The artist of the viral hit, Call Me Maybe, has a new video uploaded yesterday for her new song, “The Kiss”. Carly Rae Jepsen is her name, introduced to the world as someone being founded by Justin Bieber (thus instantly getting the support of his billions of teeny bopper Belieber fans). On that note, it’s […]

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30 minutes with the Marko Ahtisaari, on Nokia Lumia 920 & Working with Microsoft

30 minutes with the Marko Ahtisaari, on Nokia Lumia 920 & Working with Microsoft

| October 29, 2012 | 63 Replies

  Well I just had to stop in my tracks when I saw a new video with Marko Ahtisaari – a sort of hero person for many Nokia fans thanks to his (and his team’s) work on the amazing Nokia N9. I like Marko because he’s a visionary. I also like him because he hints […]

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Windows Phone Connector App (Zune Replacement) Released on Windows 8 Store Ahead of Today’s Launch

Windows Phone Connector App (Zune Replacement) Released on Windows 8 Store Ahead of Today’s Launch

| October 29, 2012 | 40 Replies

In anticipation of today’s Windows Phone 8 launch, Microsoft have released the official Windows Phone connector app in the Windows 8 store. This app is supposed to be a replacement for the tedious Zune, the official app description is; Description Your computer and your Windows Phone 8 work together seamlessly with the Windows Phone app so you always have your photos, […]

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Accessories Review: Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-221 – music controls and OLED display.

Accessories Review: Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-221 – music controls and OLED display.

| October 29, 2012 | 23 Replies

  This is one of the neat Bluetooth accessories from Nokia that allows you to use your own headphones over bluetooth as well as controlling music with it. It’ll work with your Nokias as well as other brands (as demoed here). The BH-221 also comes with an OLED display for viewing track info. Another plus […]

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Windows Phone 8 launch event today in London with Nokia Connects

Windows Phone 8 launch event today in London with Nokia Connects

| October 29, 2012 | 34 Replies

Last week we heard about the WP8 launch event in London which Nokia Connects has invited several bloggers, many Nokia related to come down. http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/22/nokia-connects-wp8-launch-event-on-october-29-london-nokia-lumia-920s-present/ I won’t be able to make it down there myself due to uni commitments, but we’ll sure report on whatever happens down in London, which takes place this evening at […]

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Press Pic: Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 822 in White, Black and Grey?

Press Pic: Verizon’s Nokia Lumia 822 in White, Black and Grey?

| October 29, 2012 | 6 Replies

Perhaps not the most inspiring of colour choices but they might be to Verizon’s taste. On Evleaks, there’s a rendered pic of the three colour options for the Nokia Lumia 822 headed for Verizon. I’m finding the middle black colour especially off because it looks like it’s got an extra white bezel around it for […]

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