Archive for November 28th, 2012

Microsoft says Q1 2013 for WP7.8 update

Microsoft says Q1 2013 for WP7.8 update

| November 28, 2012 | 25 Replies

There were rumours running around that today would be the day we would see the WP7.8 update. I’m a bit jaded regarding the Nokia scene with updates (remember the never ending promises for the Symbian ones? Though they did become more on time later on). News from Microsoft says it’s coming ‘early Q1, 2013′ the […]

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Advertising Goofs: Samsung Galaxy S3 920 in Red, Exclusive from Walmart

Advertising Goofs: Samsung Galaxy S3 920 in Red, Exclusive from Walmart

| November 28, 2012 | 37 Replies

Every now and then we stumble across an add that makes us scratch our heads, and wonder what on earth the person in charge was doing; today is another one of those days. With the launch of the Walmart Exclusive Samsung Galaxy SII 920 in RED! Which just happens to look exactly like a Lumia 920, but […]

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Videos: Nokia’s Next Hand-Model Reality Show

Videos: Nokia’s Next Hand-Model Reality Show

| November 28, 2012 | 9 Replies

Nokia Levant just published a series of video spoofs/Ads where they have a (hopefully mock) reality show looking for Nokia’s Next Hand Model. the videos seem to be quite old as they show off the N9 rather than the Lumias, but that doesn’t stop them from being hilarious (and borderline inappropriate like the “balls” joke in the […]

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Transfer My Data app (Nokia WP8) updated V2.1.1.4

Transfer My Data app (Nokia WP8) updated V2.1.1.4

| November 28, 2012 | 6 Replies

The app that allows you to transfer contacts and messages over bluetoothhas a minor update. Not sure what. The feedback app also seems to be updated today. Strangely, this app doesn’t seem to work if you try to copy from another Windows Phone. At least I’m not getting any joy. On the upside, all my […]

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Accessories: Nokia Wireless Charging Plate and Charging Pillow by Fatboy unboxing (Yellow and Blue)

Accessories: Nokia Wireless Charging Plate and Charging Pillow by Fatboy unboxing (Yellow and Blue)

| November 28, 2012 | 19 Replies

  We received a nifty package from Finland, Nokia House this morning. Big thanks to the Nokia Conversations team for sending this to us, very much appreciated! In a rush of excitement (and to get some uni work done too :p), it was quickly unboxed. This post would have been out sooner but I had […]

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Official Nokia Site Redesigned, Loses the Formality, Gets Cozy

Official Nokia Site Redesigned, Loses the Formality, Gets Cozy

| November 28, 2012 | 14 Replies

This one has been a long time coming, but Nokia have finally revamped Nokia.com, giving it a fresh new look that beats the old stale “select Region page”. The new site is colorful, vibrant and attractive, showing off the latest headlines and releases; and somehow manages to be professional yet informal at the same time; […]

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Insane Video Stabilization Test; Lumia 920 Tied to a Jeep on A Desert Safari

Insane Video Stabilization Test; Lumia 920 Tied to a Jeep on A Desert Safari

| November 28, 2012 | 30 Replies

The word insane hardly goes far enough to describe the lengths MEAMobileReview went to test out the OIS on the Lumia 920. As you can see in the image above they zip ties it to the front bumper of a Jeep/SUV in the middle of the deserts of Dubai, and went for a little ride; the […]

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Nokia City Lens updated to 1.5 Beta for WP7 Lumia

Nokia City Lens updated to 1.5 Beta for WP7 Lumia

| November 28, 2012 | 4 Replies

Pino has posted on Nokia Conversations that Nokia City Lens has received a beta update, for the Lumia 710, 800 and 900 (610 does not have a compass). With the update, it brings the ability to “freeze” the viewfinder, display only results in your line of sight (for certain cities), and also pinning individual categories […]

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Name that Nokia – [on Coronation Street]

Name that Nokia – [on Coronation Street]

| November 28, 2012 | 9 Replies

Chris emailed us another screen snapped from National UK telly showing quite prominently a Nokia on the screen. It was on the top UK soap, Coronation Street. Nokia’s were once the obvious phone to see on film/tv but we have noticed them replaced for iPhones/Droids. It’s nice to see them slowly returning casually into TV shows (possibly […]

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Reuters: Nokia wins tribunal ruling on wireless patents against RIM (+BlackBerry as Nokia Lumia 920 stylus)

Reuters: Nokia wins tribunal ruling on wireless patents against RIM (+BlackBerry as Nokia Lumia 920 stylus)

| November 28, 2012 | 19 Replies

Reuters reports that Nokia has won a long standing dispute with BlackBerry maker, RIM over the use of Nokia’s WLAN patents. Read more over at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/11/28/us-nokia-rim-idUKBRE8AR08320121128 Whilst we’re on the subject of Nokia pwning RIM, here’s a BlackBerry as a stylus for my Nokia Lumia 920. Cheers Muerte for the tip!

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Video: How we create maps for your Nokia Lumia – Nokia US

Video: How we create maps for your Nokia Lumia – Nokia US

| November 28, 2012 | 7 Replies

Nokia shows the behind the scenes work on creating their Maps. Highly accurate maps recognising the signage, buildings which is said will represent a 3D world in the future. You’ll also see the Verizon Nokia Lumia 822 with Nokia’s maps. I miss the name Nokia maps already. We drive drive millions of roadways each year, […]

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Video: CAMERA BATTLE! iPhone 5 vs Nokia Lumia 920 – Soldier’s Tech Battlefield

Video: CAMERA BATTLE! iPhone 5 vs Nokia Lumia 920 – Soldier’s Tech Battlefield

| November 28, 2012 | 22 Replies

Here we have a camera battle between the Nokia Lumia 920 and the iPhone 5. The Nokia, even with its relatively limited camera options in comparison to the 808, is still superior in comparison to iPhone 5 according to this video. Front camera performance as well as rear camera is given to iPhone – surprisingly […]

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Video: Will it blend? Nokia 3310

Video: Will it blend? Nokia 3310

| November 28, 2012 | 12 Replies

Tom calls this, “the toughest thing known to man”. Will it blend? by Blendtec Cheers Carlos for the tip!

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