Archive for November 7th, 2012

New Windows Phone Store for Windows Phone 8

New Windows Phone Store for Windows Phone 8

| November 7, 2012 | 9 Replies

Windows Phone Store replaces Marketplace not just in name but with a few updates. You can see a quick screenshot of the whole panorama experience above (Now, like in old WP7, doesn’t that make for an intriguing tablet layout?) There are a couple of posts from the Windows Phone blog at Microsoft to explain what’s going on: […]

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Video: Building a global mapping platform

Video: Building a global mapping platform

| November 7, 2012 | 5 Replies

This video is about Nokia building maps. There’s an interesting snippet of 3D mapping walkthrough/flyover there, something that utilises the age old Nokia Maps 3D. Nokia’s map platform allows location based experiences from other OSes/internet OSes/web based etc. Nokia’s got some serious mapping data going on. With Truck navigation, it can tell you about which […]

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Nokia strikes deal with KPN in the Netherlands

Nokia strikes deal with KPN in the Netherlands

| November 7, 2012 | 10 Replies

‘Carrier relations are vital for the success of any phone’ a sentence we have heard or read many times in relation to Nokia. Some even said that Nokia burned its bridges a while ago when they made the switch to Windows Phone. There might be some truth to that matter, but with AT&T being an […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 920 avec Windows Phone 8 – Présentation complète

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 avec Windows Phone 8 – Présentation complète

| November 7, 2012 | 7 Replies

    I don’t know if this video is new. It’s a Nokia Lumia 920 WP8 presentation by Nokia France. The yellow (as garish as it is to some) looks wonderfully vibrant to me. It makes the lumia look like it’s glowing. I was just trying to order a 920 from Phones4U but at the […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 920 sample video, macro and Nokia Lumia 820 gig recording

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 sample video, macro and Nokia Lumia 820 gig recording

| November 7, 2012 | 7 Replies

  Couple of sample videos. Here’s a nice one recorded by TechRadar on the Nokia Lumia 920, with low light night (fireworks), close up macro, subway etc. The videos are looking nice and sharp in Macro with quick focusing. by TechradarTests Next up a recording of a gig by the Nokia Lumia 820. Accept performing Metal […]

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Leaked: Nokia Lumia 830? More rainbow lumias.

Leaked: Nokia Lumia 830? More rainbow lumias.

| November 7, 2012 | 37 Replies

    Above is supposedly are leaked Nokia Lumia 830, supposedly the successor to the 710 despite having a higher designation than the 800 successor – 820. I found it funny that WPC suggests it looks HTC-ish, you mean the HTCrap Lumia Wannabe? If anything, they remind me of my Old Omnia 7 when I […]

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Nokia Giving Away Free Charging Pads? Find out on 16/11/12

Nokia Giving Away Free Charging Pads? Find out on 16/11/12

| November 7, 2012 | 13 Replies

It would appear Nokia are planning to give free wireless chargers (via redemption). It is not clear on any of the terms or conditions. In fact, we know nothing, except that we need to wait until November 16 (next week) to find out how we can redeem our free charger. I took a look at […]

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Video: Nokia Maps 3.0 demoed on Nokia lumia 920 (for WP8)

Video: Nokia Maps 3.0 demoed on Nokia lumia 920 (for WP8)

| November 7, 2012 | 8 Replies

Here’s Nokia Maps 3.0 for navigating on foot, taking shortcuts that cars can’t take such as parks, alley-ways and stairs; guided by landmarks (not always streetnames) and even indoor navigation. It apparently seamlessly integrates with Nokia Drive, so even though there are two separate apps, it should appear as a more connected, fluid experience. There’s […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 user manuals

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 user manuals

| November 7, 2012 | 5 Replies

As usual, following the internal photos are some juicy user manuals. I could not find them on the official Nokia page yet but you can see them bere: 920 820 The only time Nokia fans would probably read the manual is before owning the device just to get a taster of what they’re getting. Font […]

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Nokia Lumia 820 disassembly/internal picturesNokia Lumia 820 disassembly/internal pictures

Nokia Lumia 820 disassembly/internal picturesNokia Lumia 820 disassembly/internal pictures

| November 7, 2012 | 2 Replies

Next up, a look at the disassembly/internal pictures of the Nokia Lumia 820. Source: FCC

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Nokia Lumia 920 disassembly/internal photos (BP-4GW 2000mAh battery inside)

Nokia Lumia 920 disassembly/internal photos (BP-4GW 2000mAh battery inside)

| November 7, 2012 | 17 Replies

Here’s a look at the guts of the Nokia Lumia 920. You can even see the big old 2000mAh battery.   We also got a different set of disassembly 920 photos from Aikon171 which can be found here Source: FCC

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AT&T sells contract free Nokia Lumia 920 for $449.99! Bargain!

AT&T sells contract free Nokia Lumia 920 for $449.99! Bargain!

| November 7, 2012 | 26 Replies

Well, well, for all complaining on the price, this is totally worth going the (unlocked? or just plan free?) route for just $449.99. http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/07/att-selling-unlocked-lumia-920-449-99/ It’s at a very decent price on contract in the US and now also commitment free too. 449.99 USD is about 280GBP! It was expected to be at least 700USD. Hopefully […]

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Pikachu and Electric Pikachu Yellow Nokia Lumia 920!

Pikachu and Electric Pikachu Yellow Nokia Lumia 920!

| November 7, 2012 | 11 Replies

Well colour me neon green with delighted envy as I see my favourite electric pikachu yellow Nokia Lumia 920 sit along side Pikachu itself! Steve tweeted us this picture yesterday morning – ah what a wonderful pair.  https://twitter.com/psychomania666/status/265761395293962240 I can’t wait to get mine! It will sit in a trio with possibly some yellow Nokia […]

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