Archive for November 2nd, 2012

Video: New Improved WP8 emoticons, new apps, OTA update

Video: New Improved WP8 emoticons, new apps, OTA update

| November 2, 2012 | 18 Replies

  First up, here’s a look at the re-organized emoticons available when typing on WP8 (text/email/tweeting/browser/whatever). Notice that instead of a big list, they’re organised into these tabs (are tabs metro?) that make it easier to see more emoticons of different types and a much wider variety too. As mentioned, not a major feature but […]

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Name that Nokia: It’s always Sunny in Philadelphia

Name that Nokia: It’s always Sunny in Philadelphia

| November 2, 2012 | 6 Replies

In yesterday’s episode of ” It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Zach Heller noticed a Nokia in it which he says is good free product placement. Whilst we’re here, below is another picture sent in this time by Chris W. Apparently it was in the hands of Eastenders character, Phill Mitchell (who seems to have upgraded finally […]

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Lumia 900 Product Placement in Rita Ora’s – Shine Ya Light

Lumia 900 Product Placement in Rita Ora’s – Shine Ya Light

| November 2, 2012 | 6 Replies

Here’s a blatantly obvious product placement of the Lumia 900 in the music video of what seems to be a popular rising star in Britain? Rita Ora’s (Kosovo national and top of the British charts?) debut album has a couple Lumia 900s popping out, sometimes for no clear reason. At the very beginning of the video we see […]

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Lumia 810 Set for T-Mobile Release Nov. 14th  for $150

Lumia 810 Set for T-Mobile Release Nov. 14th for $150

| November 2, 2012 | 4 Replies

I could’ve sworn we had already posted about this, but I guess not; the Lumia 810 (the T-Mobile one) has been officially priced alongside the HTC 8X. The phone comes with the standard 2 year contract for $149 (I’ve read  that there’s a $50 mail in rebate, but I can’t find an official source mentioning […]

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Microsoft Reportedly Testing Smartphone with Asian Suppliers

Microsoft Reportedly Testing Smartphone with Asian Suppliers

| November 2, 2012 | 135 Replies

 This isn’t the first rumor we hear regarding a Microsoft phone, also being called the “surface” phone; and honestly it’s pretty much a sure thing, the real question is only when? Well according to the Wall Street JOurnal Microsoft are currently testing out the phone with some Asian suppliers, with a rumored screen size somewhere between 4-5″ […]

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Win a Nokia Lumia 920 and Wireless charger

Win a Nokia Lumia 920 and Wireless charger

| November 2, 2012 | 4 Replies

The Nokia Facebook page have a competition for you to win one of 5 Nokia Lumia 920s and wireless charging plate. There’s nothing to it really, just fill in your name and say where you’d like to use the charging plate (multiple choice). You can then share this competition with your friends which will apparently […]

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Microsoft ran out of time to get notification centre in WP8?

Microsoft ran out of time to get notification centre in WP8?

| November 2, 2012 | 47 Replies

    Whilst there are plenty of areas for you to see notifications on WP8 (lock screen, home screen, toast notifications, me tile etc) there’s still quite a demand for the unified notification area. We could go the way of Android/iOS/Symbian and have that pull down screen. Or in a somewhat N9/Metro way, have it […]

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