Archive for January 23rd, 2013

Nokia Drive+ Now Free To Download to All Windows Phone 8 Users in US, Canada & UK

Nokia Drive+ Now Free To Download to All Windows Phone 8 Users in US, Canada & UK

| January 23, 2013 | 73 Replies

Nokia’s go to mapping experience, the turn by turn mapping service for Windows Phone 8 “Nokia Drive Beta +” has just gone public to all WP8 users, and no longer a Lumia exclusive. You can download the app on your non-Lumia device provided you’re on the UK/US/Canadian marketplace.. or you could get a Lumia. Starting today, […]

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Deal Alert: Unlocked Lumia 900 For $219.99- Limited Time Offer

Deal Alert: Unlocked Lumia 900 For $219.99- Limited Time Offer

| January 23, 2013 | 3 Replies

Here’s a pretty awesome deal for anyone who want’s some discounted WP7.X goodness; 1saleAday are running a promotion on certified refurbished (like new) Lumia 900 offering it up unlocked with a 1 year warranty for $219! That’s pretty much a steal seeing that’s what most people pay for a locked phone on contract.  Only catch is that […]

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Software Update Available For Asha 306; Bumps It Up to V.5.93

Software Update Available For Asha 306; Bumps It Up to V.5.93

| January 23, 2013 | 14 Replies

A Nokia employee over at the official Nokia Discussion forums just posted a heads-up about a new update being rolled out to Asha 306 owners: We have started rolling out a new software update for Asha 306 (RM-767 & RM-768):  v. 5.93. Based on current information this update will be available mostly to users in Middle East, […]

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Whatsapp For Symbian Updated; Brings Chat Backup Option

Whatsapp For Symbian Updated; Brings Chat Backup Option

| January 23, 2013 | 5 Replies

One of the features I’ve been campaigning for for ages on Whatsapp (no matter the version) is the option to backup your chat history. Even though the latest update to Windows Phone has kinda brought us that option (if you email it to your self); but it seems the Symbian version has pulled ahead with […]

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Gameboy Advance Emulator Coming to Lumia soon (teaser pic on Nokia Lumia 920)

Gameboy Advance Emulator Coming to Lumia soon (teaser pic on Nokia Lumia 920)

| January 23, 2013 | 14 Replies

Last weekend we looked at the SNES emulator for WP, demoed on the Nokia Lumia 920. Here’s a sneak preview of a Game Boy Advance emulator that’s said to be coming soon! It will be added to “Purple Cherry” the Gameboy Colour emulator.   http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/purple-cherry-gbc/97ce48a0-2241-456f-b4ef-da74d60ddeb9   The App is coming from Samuel Blanchard. Translation of […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 620 10 minute unboxing

Video: Nokia Lumia 620 10 minute unboxing

| January 23, 2013 | 10 Replies

  Quick heads up on this 10 minute unboxing of Nokia’s cheapest WP8 so far, the Nokia Lumia 620. TheLuminis620

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Rumours: MWC 2013 to see 41MP Nokia Lumia 920/9XX? No tablet? 6 new Lumias

Rumours: MWC 2013 to see 41MP Nokia Lumia 920/9XX? No tablet? 6 new Lumias

| January 23, 2013 | 81 Replies

  UPDATE: TheVerge confirms that there is a Nokia Lumia EOS that has a similar sensor to the Nokia 808 PureView. Nokia EOS will be the higher range of Lumia, built in aluminium. The edges will be square. AT&T will have the handset later this year. Tablet due 2013, presented Q1, contrary to source below. […]

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Nokia “EOS” With 808′s Camera Sensor and Aluminum Body; Windows Phone’s “First Real Pureview” + Windows RT Tablet

Nokia “EOS” With 808′s Camera Sensor and Aluminum Body; Windows Phone’s “First Real Pureview” + Windows RT Tablet

| January 23, 2013 | 44 Replies

Sources at the Verge are reporting that the Aluminum bodied Nokia we previously heard about, which was called “Catwalk” is actually codenamed “EOS”. The EOS wil pack a sensor “Similar in size” to the 808 Pureview ( 1/1.2″) according to the rumors the EOS will be built with aluminum and have “Square edges”. The rumor also brings up […]

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Video: Surface Pro Promo, featuring Nokia Lumia 920

Video: Surface Pro Promo, featuring Nokia Lumia 920

| January 23, 2013 | 6 Replies

  There’s an official ‘web’ demo for the Surface Pro, MS’s own Intel powered W8 tablet. You can see the Nokia Lumia 920 in the video as they demo the battery charger that can be hooked up to the tablet as well charging your phone (or whatever USB powered thing you might have). Odd to […]

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NokConv: Using the SIM manager in your Dual SIM Nokia Asha 308

NokConv: Using the SIM manager in your Dual SIM Nokia Asha 308

| January 23, 2013 | 3 Replies

Nokia Conversations details below how to use the SIM manager in dual SIM Ashas like the Nokia Asha 308. Boc Ly says managing two SIMS in one phone isn’t a hassle at all, even physically switching SIMS doesn’t require you to turn the phone off. He’s now sold on the idea of dual SIM phones […]

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Portico update reaches Vodacom users in South Africa?

Portico update reaches Vodacom users in South Africa?

| January 23, 2013 | 5 Replies

  A few days ago, Ali posted that Portico update had began rolling out to Global users slightly “early” (NAM in December) Daniel Johansson from South Africa says his Vodacom Nokia Lumia 920 has received the Portico update. Anyone else got any updates yet? Anyone jumped the gun and flashed early? Cheers Daniel for the […]

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WP Developer Blog: Windows Phone SDK Update for 7.8 now available

WP Developer Blog: Windows Phone SDK Update for 7.8 now available

| January 23, 2013 | 2 Replies

  Yesterday, MS released the WP SDK update for 7.8 which now brings two new WP 7.8 emulator images to your existing SDK installation, What’s new? Windows Phone 7.8 emulator: This OS image emulates your app running on a 512-MB device running Windows Phone 7.8 (build 8858) Windows Phone 7.8 256MB emulator: This OS image […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera (920 wins in low light tests! 808 comparison coming soon)

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera (920 wins in low light tests! 808 comparison coming soon)

| January 23, 2013 | 8 Replies

    The Nokia 808 PureView was a bit of a beast when compared to the dedicated digicam, the Samsung Galaxy Camera – a smartphone holding its own and even besting in parts, the South Korean camera. But that was the very camera centric Nokia 808 PureView, with 5 years of technology in PureView V1, […]

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