Archive for January 30th, 2013

Video: Windows Phone 7.8 Demoed on lumia 900 + Changelog

Video: Windows Phone 7.8 Demoed on lumia 900 + Changelog

| January 30, 2013 | 16 Replies

As promised here’s a quick video walk-through of the changes in WP 7.8; plus what I could gather as a changelog: New Boot screen to match Windows Phone 8 (seen above) New tiles sizes Tiles now take up full width of the screen (like WP8) “Applications Arrow” moved to the bottom of the start screen New accent […]

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First Look at Windows Phone 7.8 on Lumia 900

First Look at Windows Phone 7.8 on Lumia 900

| January 30, 2013 | 18 Replies

As we mentioned Windows Phone 7.8 has begun rolling out to all users across the globe; while updating it turns out there was another update that I somehow missed which was a “Nokia software update” and did something to App purchases and email sync times. After downloading the update it took about 15 minutes to […]

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Windows Phone 7.8 is here! Update Now (How to Video)

Windows Phone 7.8 is here! Update Now (How to Video)

| January 30, 2013 | 50 Replies

Nokia have posted a video on their official youtube channel declaring that WP 7.8 is finally here Windows Phone 7.8 is here! Update your Lumia via Zune and enjoy the great features like new start screen. Find more information here: http://nokia.ly/14vUUxJ I’m still waiting on Zune to detect the update for my stormtrooper 900; but get updating guys :)  Zune just informed me […]

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Video: BlackBerry Z10 vs. Lumia 920

Video: BlackBerry Z10 vs. Lumia 920

| January 30, 2013 | 57 Replies

Here’s a hands on video pitting the newly launched Blackberry Z10 against the Lumia 920. Interestingly although the Z10 has a smaller screen size (4.3″ vs. 4.5″) they appear almost the same size, even-though the Z10 is completely buttonless; I guess that’s the price you pay for symmetry in a phone.

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Nokia Poking Fun at BlackBerry; Claims the Title of “Worlds Best Business Smartphone” For Itself

Nokia Poking Fun at BlackBerry; Claims the Title of “Worlds Best Business Smartphone” For Itself

| January 30, 2013 | 37 Replies

With the BB launch over (read my thoughts on it over here) we can all gather round and watch what will become of Blackberry; will it float or sink? But @Nokia took this chance to remind us all that Lumias are the “world’s best Business Smartphones”.   Blackberries make a great snack, but for the world’s best […]

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Caption Contest: Win a Nokia Lumia 820 #LumiaCaption

Caption Contest: Win a Nokia Lumia 820 #LumiaCaption

| January 30, 2013 | 8 Replies

  @Nokia on twitter are running a fun contest; where the best caption for the image above wins a Lumia 820. All you have  to do is tweet you caption with the hashtag #LumiaCaption, and hope you’re creative enough to win.   Don’t forget about the chance to win a #Lumia820, caption this image & tweet with […]

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BB10 Officially Launched- This is What Meego Should’ve Been; What Nokia can learn From BB

BB10 Officially Launched- This is What Meego Should’ve Been; What Nokia can learn From BB

| January 30, 2013 | 173 Replies

*The following is a mix of a rant + my personal thoughts on the BB10 launch and what Nokia can learn from it. Just now BlackBerry are finishing up their most important launch ever; that of BB10- Without going into too much detail many are comparing BB’s current position to Nokia’s; except rather than jumping ship […]

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Rumor: WP7.8 To be Pushed Out To All Devices And Carriers at 6:00 PM Today

Rumor: WP7.8 To be Pushed Out To All Devices And Carriers at 6:00 PM Today

| January 30, 2013 | 4 Replies

According to WPDang Microsoft are planning on pushing out the Windows Phone 7.8 update to all firs gen devices and carriers today starting 18:00 GMT. All previous reports had indicated to a January 31st rollout, so this is a day early. The rumored rollout also happens to coincide with the BB10 launch. #Interesting Via/Source

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Switch Comics: Low Light Imaging With PureView #SwtichComics

Switch Comics: Low Light Imaging With PureView #SwtichComics

| January 30, 2013 | 4 Replies

Nokia UK have published another #SwitchComic this time showing the benefits of the superior low light imaging on Lumias. I don’t know about you guys but this one actually made me laugh; things are not what they seem. Get the full picture with low-light photography. Source

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Amazon Kindle app for WP(8) gets updated, gets new orange tile.

Amazon Kindle app for WP(8) gets updated, gets new orange tile.

| January 30, 2013 | 5 Replies

The Amazon Kindle app on my Nokia Lumia 920 got an update this morning that changed from the recognizable Kindle logo to a simpler orange tile. I am not sure what is new, but the update version is 30th Jan 2013. Also, the app stopped opening requiring a reinstall.  

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Weird Wednesday: Nokia Russia’s sexy ladies ‘eating’ bananas…? Телеканал N1 Выпуск 4…(and Aliens?) #WTFLOL

Weird Wednesday: Nokia Russia’s sexy ladies ‘eating’ bananas…? Телеканал N1 Выпуск 4…(and Aliens?) #WTFLOL

| January 30, 2013 | 14 Replies

  I have no idea what’s going on here. There’s a lot of pretty ladies enjoying their bananas, with random splices of Lumia and tiles now and again. Update: Cheers to Oleg, who says the video gives some interesting facts about bananas and the Caribbean crisis)           2:52 is pretty saucy. Nigella Lawson […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 620 Rich Recording Sample – sounds great

Video: Nokia Lumia 620 Rich Recording Sample – sounds great

| January 30, 2013 | 16 Replies

    I was surprised to read that the very budget Nokia Lumia 620 appears to have “rich recording”. It may have just slipped my memory or I was not aware at all – I’m finding a lot of techy stuff is getting pushed out of my head in favour of medical related items. uh […]

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PocketNow recommends to SKIP the HTC 8X over other devices, like the Nokia Lumia 920 – gives you more for your money

PocketNow recommends to SKIP the HTC 8X over other devices, like the Nokia Lumia 920 – gives you more for your money

| January 30, 2013 | 14 Replies

    PocketNow revisits the HTC 8X after two weeks usage and has a hard time recommending it. Against competition outside WP, they say it’s hard due to the relative lack of apps on Windows Phone. But, when compared to other Windows Phones, THINGS GET EVEN WORSE with flagships like the Nokia Lumia 920 easily […]

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