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Archive for December 19th, 2012

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Lumia 820 European Version Update Appears on Navifirm

Lumia 820 European Version Update Appears on Navifirm

| December 19, 2012 | 26 Replies

Earlier today we heard that the first WP8 update for both the Lumia 920 & 820 would begin rolling out later in the day to At&t branded Lumia devices. Later Jay posted that the update has gone live, but Nokia stated that the update wouldn’t be available for the international versions until early February 2013. […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 update available in US/Canada. Rest of the world, wait February 2013? :/

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 update available in US/Canada. Rest of the world, wait February 2013? :/

| December 19, 2012 | 28 Replies

As noted by Ali earlier, NokConv confirms that the US and Canada now have updates available for Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 users.   http://conversations.nokia.com/2012/12/19/us-and-canada-update-your-nokia-lumia-920-lumia-820/   Note battery improvements and imaging improvements as well as many other enhancements. Today’s update brings the following enhancements to the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820: Enhancements in Messaging More […]

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Nokia’s Beijing Factory Can Only Push out 2 Million Lumias Per month, 600,000 of Which Are 920s

Nokia’s Beijing Factory Can Only Push out 2 Million Lumias Per month, 600,000 of Which Are 920s

| December 19, 2012 | 107 Replies

According to a leak coming from Nokia’s Beijing factory (its largest factory) the maximum production capacity is 2,000,000 Lumia devices per month; of which only 600K are Lumia 920s. Nokia’s biggest factory in Beijing can only produce 2 million Windows Phones per month, consisting of 20,000 Nokia Lumia 920’s per day,   25,000 Lumia 820s and […]

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Lumia 920 Exclusivity on Everything Everywhere Ending Soon, Set To Join Vodaphone Ranks

Lumia 920 Exclusivity on Everything Everywhere Ending Soon, Set To Join Vodaphone Ranks

| December 19, 2012 | 15 Replies

Earlier today Vodaphone UK posted a blogpost officially announcing that the Lumia 920 will be coming to them starting next year, and that they have begun stocking the 920. The Lumia 920 upon launch was tied to EE (everything everywhere- which from what I gather has no coverage anywhere); but it would seem that exclusivity […]

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Video:Demoing Asha S40 Full Touch UI (On Asha 308)

Video:Demoing Asha S40 Full Touch UI (On Asha 308)

| December 19, 2012 | 18 Replies

If you happened to stop by my post earlier this week about the Asha 308 unboxing; I commented that the new “full touch UI” on the higher end S40 devices bears some striking similarities to Meego and Symbian/Nokia Belle. I now take that back; S40 is like a Meego skin on Symbian on a 1Ghz processor, in […]

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WP8 Update Set To Roll Out to At&t Branded Lumia 920s & 820s Starting Today/Tomorrow

WP8 Update Set To Roll Out to At&t Branded Lumia 920s & 820s Starting Today/Tomorrow

| December 19, 2012 | 10 Replies

Last week we saw the HTC 8X get the first WP8 update “Portico”; it seems that same update will hit At&t Lumias starting Today (the 19th- possibly still tomorrow somewhere in the states?). This update should call blocking, mass SMS delete, WiFi (always on) &  bluetooth connectivity, unexplained freezes as well possibly the camera fix […]

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MNB RG: Windows Phone growth continues in Finland according to statcounter (27% daily spike)

MNB RG: Windows Phone growth continues in Finland according to statcounter (27% daily spike)

| December 19, 2012 | 13 Replies

Finland is enjoying their Nokia Lumia devices as evident by the continued growth of Windows Phone according to statcounter. Now whilst this is Finland, Home of Nokia, (and only a small country of 5 million residents) we can’t take for granted what the Finns will buy (as shown by the SkyDiving crash of the other […]

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Series 40 Webinar: Porting BlackBerry apps to the Series 40 platform

Series 40 Webinar: Porting BlackBerry apps to the Series 40 platform

| December 19, 2012 | Reply

The latest episode on these NokiaDevForum webinars looks at porting BlackBerry apps to Series40, produced by Futurice, helping you map BlackBerry APIs over to S40 APIs. This webinar will give you an overview of how to port various types of Java™ applications for BlackBerry OS to the Series 40 platform. Michael Samarin of Futurice walks […]

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Video: Low light music video shot on Nokia Lumia 920

Video: Low light music video shot on Nokia Lumia 920

| December 19, 2012 | 1 Reply

  A group of friends in Copenhagen decided to film their live studio session with a Nokia Lumia 920. Results look great – it helps to know how to control the movement of the panning (even with steadicam) as well as what clips to cut/crop/mesh together. by Andyax

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Rumour: Nokia’s 10″ Windows tablet to resume production for MWC 2013 launch?

Rumour: Nokia’s 10″ Windows tablet to resume production for MWC 2013 launch?

| December 19, 2012 | 31 Replies

Digitimes reports that Nokia is to resume production of their tablet, ready for unveiling in MWC 2013, something Michael previously speculated. http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20121218PD211.html Nokia’s currently firmly focused on smartphones and not letting tablets distract them (despite the growing popularity for them). Though they would enrich the Nokia Lumia portfolio by creating a cohesive family of connected […]

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Video: Samsung ATIV S vs Nokia Lumia 920

Video: Samsung ATIV S vs Nokia Lumia 920

| December 19, 2012 | 37 Replies

Michael from Pocketnow takes a look at the Nokia Lumia 920 and puts it against the newly available Samsung ATIV S. Whilst it was the first WP8 phone announced, it is only beginning to trickle in to some networks. Lumia – better camera, better design (more high end in appearance- it’s a more aspirational design […]

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Wednesday LOL: Nokia Wrecking Ball

Wednesday LOL: Nokia Wrecking Ball

| December 19, 2012 | 1 Reply

Nokia posted this on their Facebook page yesterday – I thought it would be fun to share as a mid-week Nokia LOL. It features the 3410 (often mistaken for the 3310) as a wrecking ball, demolishing the building above. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151148221787397&set=a.338008237396.161268.36922302396&type=1&relevant_count=1&ref=nf    

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Review: Nokia Lumia 820

Review: Nokia Lumia 820

| December 19, 2012 | 26 Replies

Its been two weeks since getting the Nokia Lumia 820, and firstly; WOW! The Lumia 920 has been getting a lot of intention, but the Lumia 820 is definitely not to be ignored. It sports a gorgeous 4.3″ AMOLED ClearBlack 480p screen, that makes web browsing, watching videos and playing games a delight. The only […]

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More Nokia apps get updates for WP8

More Nokia apps get updates for WP8

| December 19, 2012 | 11 Replies

My Lumia 820 had around 8 updates just appear, with 5 of them being Nokia apps. Only Audio and Nokia Maps had changelogs Audio: With this update you will get Audio leveling feature, to set the same playback volume for all music and video tracks. Nokia Maps: What’s New: – new traffic layer improves reliability […]

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