Archive for January, 2013

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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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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Nokia 6600-esque device in Emirates Airlines Private Suite

Nokia 6600-esque device in Emirates Airlines Private Suite

| January 28, 2013 | 16 Replies

James Burland tweeted the above picture of the Emirates Airline Private Suite. What a sweet way to travel (pun intended…oh dear…) The first thing I noticed however was the device next to the coffee. What does it look like to you? I thought it had an uncanny resemblance to the Nokia 6600, albeit, now hulk-like/morbidly […]

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Portico Update currently downloading on my Nokia Lumia 920 (UK, Orange/EE) Screenshots of the WP8 update process

Portico Update currently downloading on my Nokia Lumia 920 (UK, Orange/EE) Screenshots of the WP8 update process

| January 28, 2013 | 17 Replies

    As Ali just posted, Portico is being rolled out to users in UK, Germany and Italy. I just assumed I didn’t have it yet as I was accustomed to a notification message telling me to update. I didn’t get that at all. After Ali messaged me about the update, I checked Settings>Phone update […]

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Portico Update Rolling out to Carrier Unlocked Devices in Italy & Germany + EE Branded Lumia 920s in UK

Portico Update Rolling out to Carrier Unlocked Devices in Italy & Germany + EE Branded Lumia 920s in UK

| January 28, 2013 | 7 Replies

The flood gates have been opened on Windows Phone 8′s first OTA update, as the first stream of update begins to roll out to unbranded devices in Italy and Germany; as well as Lumia 920′s in the UK from Everything Everywhere. Hopefully it won’t be much longer for us users in the rest of the […]

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