Archive for October, 2012

Lumia 920 Demo Shows off “Grouped Tile/Folders” Possible Nokia Exclusive?

Lumia 920 Demo Shows off “Grouped Tile/Folders” Possible Nokia Exclusive?

| October 30, 2012 | 13 Replies

  Well it seems Microsoft didn’t announce all the WP8 features yesterday, seeing as how a new feature was discovered in a video today; an eagle eyed viewer spotted a Lumia 920 with “Grouped Tiles” on the home screen, grouped into “Games” and “Media” ins a sort of pseudo-folder. Even more interesting is the fact that users […]

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WP8 SDK (Software Development Kit) Now Officially Available for Download

WP8 SDK (Software Development Kit) Now Officially Available for Download

| October 30, 2012 | 15 Replies

Seeing as yesterday all of WP8 was unveiled (underwhelming to put it shortly); today Microsoft are holding a developer based event to give the goods to app developers  and convince them to develop for Wp8; a critical step of which requires the SDK to be in the hands of the developers. The SDK tools are now officially available online at the Microsoft Site, HERE (requires […]

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Nokia Possibly Holding Back Android Development by Owning Patent for Multiple Users on Phones.

Nokia Possibly Holding Back Android Development by Owning Patent for Multiple Users on Phones.

| October 30, 2012 | 57 Replies

Yesterday among the hubhub of the Windows Phone event, Google held an event of their own, in which besides announcing the latest Nexus device (the Nexus 4 at a crazy unlocked price of $300) also announced JellyBean 4.2 for Android. Which carries among a set of new features the ability to have multiple user accounts on tablets; allowing each […]

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Videos: Nokia UK Nokia Lumia TV ad (820/920)

Videos: Nokia UK Nokia Lumia TV ad (820/920)

| October 30, 2012 | 14 Replies

Remember a month ago we heard Nokia invited some people to film an advert for the new Nokia Lumias? http://mynokiablog.com/2012/09/19/nokia-filming-new-nokia-lumia-920820-ads-in-london-uk-launch-just-around-the-corner/ I think this might be their ad. Maybe. Maybe not.   by nokiauk

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Nokia Lumia 920 at EE UK (820 too)

Nokia Lumia 920 at EE UK (820 too)

| October 30, 2012 | 28 Replies

I’ve been hunting around for Nokia Lumia 920 availability in the UK and the only solid lead at the moment seems to be with the new 4G Network (Orange and T-Mobile), “Everything Everywhere” or EE. Their plans are somewhat pricey (and there’s not much leeway either to get a cheap plan. Supposedly it’s because it’s […]

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Music File transfer over Bluetooth/WiFi-Direct on WP8

Music File transfer over Bluetooth/WiFi-Direct on WP8

| October 30, 2012 | 55 Replies

BT file transfer, in addition to NFC initiated BT file transfer had already been noted prior to WP8′s official launch by hands on with WP8 devices that had this feature mentioned in the device. You can share Music/Documents/Pictures via Bluetooth to another Bluetooth (or NFC BT) capable device or use NFC-WiFi direct (P2P without the […]

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Rogers Canada to get Nokia Lumia 920 today

Rogers Canada to get Nokia Lumia 920 today

| October 30, 2012 | 24 Replies

As well as Nokia France (via PhoneHouse), Rogers Canada will be having the Nokia Lumia 920 on sale today. It’s noted only black will be available AT LAUNCH. I’m not sure if this will be the same arrangement as Nokia France who mentions the other colours coming next week. Source: MobileSyrup Cheers Stylinred for the […]

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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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