Archive for January 29th, 2013

Nokia to Hold Press Event on February 25th in Barcelona; Expect Good Things

Nokia to Hold Press Event on February 25th in Barcelona; Expect Good Things

| January 29, 2013 | 108 Replies

With MWC just around the corner Nokia has officially announced the date and time for their keynote event in Barcelona this year; the press event has been scheduled for Monday Feb 25th at 9AM (for those keeping score last years event was held on the 27th of feb; at 11ish IIRC). We’ve heard rumors and bits of […]

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Alternate Uses for Kids Corner on Windows Phone 8

Alternate Uses for Kids Corner on Windows Phone 8

| January 29, 2013 | 8 Replies

Kids Corner is a great addition in Windows Phone 8, for those of us who might have kids at least; or maybe not? Nokia conversations posted an interesting article about alternate uses for Kids Corner which are actually very useful. As a recap of what Kids Corner actually does; it basically allows you quick access […]

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Mugen Releases 1800mAh Extended Battery For Lumia 820

Mugen Releases 1800mAh Extended Battery For Lumia 820

| January 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

Earlier today we saw the first of what is hopefully many more 3rd party accessories for the latest Lumia line, in the form of the Brando battery pack for the Lumia 920; now Mugen have released their extended battery for the Lumia 820 which ups the capacity from the standard 1,620mAh to 1800. Honestly I was hoping […]

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Video: Nokia LVK winner Sonya Esman meets LeiVanKash

Video: Nokia LVK winner Sonya Esman meets LeiVanKash

| January 29, 2013 | 4 Replies

  Quick heads up on this video from Nokia. Fashion blogger, Sonya meets designer LeiVanKash in London after winning the NokiaLVK fashion quest (I hadn’t heard about it either). Introducing the #NokiaLVK winner, Sonya Esman (aka classisinternal.com/@classisinternal) who tells the story of her journey with Nokia and LeiVanKash (LeiVanKash.com/@LeiVanKash). The fashion blogger has won the […]

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Video: City Lens demoed with new Sightline and Freeze mode

Video: City Lens demoed with new Sightline and Freeze mode

| January 29, 2013 | 14 Replies

    City Lens just gets better and better, and in this demo you can see the sightline and freeze features. Sightline shows only what you can see, reducing the clutter by hiding the places where the view is obscured. Super hungry? Pull up City Lens, click the foody icon and see the food related […]

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Press Release: Nokia commits further $250 million in venture funding for mobile ecosystem – two senior hires

Press Release: Nokia commits further $250 million in venture funding for mobile ecosystem – two senior hires

| January 29, 2013 | 9 Replies

  Nokia Growth Partners expands presence in China with two senior hires Sunnyvale, CA and Espoo, Finland – Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), a global venture firm, today announced the launch of its third fund with a further US$250 million long term commitment from Nokia. Nokia Growth Partners will continue to invest in high potential businesses […]

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Accessories: Brando’s Battery Extension Jacket for Nokia Lumia 920

Accessories: Brando’s Battery Extension Jacket for Nokia Lumia 920

| January 29, 2013 | 17 Replies

We mentioned before that Mugen was going to make a battery extension jacket for the Nokia Lumia 920.  Well it appears Brando’s doing the same too, and actually has a product ready.   The case with the Nokia Lumia 920 doesn’t look that bad actually. I was expecting some hideous monstrosity but as some readers […]

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