Archive for February 8th, 2013

Spotify Finally Hits WP8 Marketplace; Beta Branding in Town

Spotify Finally Hits WP8 Marketplace; Beta Branding in Town

| February 8, 2013 | 16 Replies

Spotify has been one of those big apps inexcusably missing from the WP8 store, made even less excusable by the fact that it’s available to WP7.X devices. Well all you Spotify fans can rest easy seeing how the app has finally hit the WP8 marketplace in Beta mode. The popular music-streaming app Spotify is now […]

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Lumia 920 Plastered All Over At&t’s Facebook Wall

Lumia 920 Plastered All Over At&t’s Facebook Wall

| February 8, 2013 | 9 Replies

I’m not exactly sure how, but I landed on At&t’s Facebook page, where I was surprised with a familiar face; the Lumia 920. the 920 is literally plastered all over their facebook page. I know that might not seem like a big deal; but almost every single post they’ve published since it launched (almost none are actually […]

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Video: Nokia Music+ Reintroduced and Rolling Out Soon

Video: Nokia Music+ Reintroduced and Rolling Out Soon

| February 8, 2013 | 2 Replies

We heard about the new service launching from Nokia earlier; which for a minimal fee would remove all skips and allow unlimited mix downloads to subscribers. With yesterdays update to Nokia Music Nokia are ready to activate Nokia Music+ which should go online sometime soon; they’ve also remade the original video which introduced Nokia Music+ so give it […]

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Ubisoft Planning on Releasing More WP Games; Including Rayman Jungle Run and Others.

Ubisoft Planning on Releasing More WP Games; Including Rayman Jungle Run and Others.

| February 8, 2013 | 10 Replies

In all honestly Windows Phone has some serious shortcomings when it comes to games, especially if one is perhaps converting from iOS which has some console quality graphics on their games (Arkham City, Infiniti Blade 1 &2 and others). Windows Phone on the other hand gets games that might have “cute” graphics (ragdoll run, Haunted) but nothing that WOWS you. Hopefully […]

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Lumiappdates: PDF Reader for WP8 updated again? (08/02/2013)

Lumiappdates: PDF Reader for WP8 updated again? (08/02/2013)

| February 8, 2013 | 4 Replies

The PDF reader just got updated again. I’m not sure if this is any different other than the date it was last updated. Perhaps a minor bug fix? It’s fine for the usual set of PDFs except huge 1000+page 100+mb textbooks. That doesn’t seem to be something a lot of you guys do apparently. I’m […]

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Bluetooth Share and Camera Extras Now Available for WP 7.8

Bluetooth Share and Camera Extras Now Available for WP 7.8

| February 8, 2013 | 13 Replies

Although the WP 7.8 has started rolling-out a while back; some people were having trouble getting the “bluetooth share” feature to work; or even finding it in the marketplace. Well Nokia have just announced that it’s up and running; announcing it on their website, with QR codes to download them from the marketplace. http://www.nokia.com/global/windows-phone-7-8-update/ Bluetooth Share: Camera Extras:

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Nokia “Access Point” and “Blink” Updated for WP8

Nokia “Access Point” and “Blink” Updated for WP8

| February 8, 2013 | 13 Replies

My 920 just asked me to update a couple apps; including the Nokia “Access Point” which I have no idea what it does honestly. While the recently launched “Blink” lens for WP8; was also updated bringing some stability and bug fixes. In other news still no Portico on my 920…..

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More love for the Nokia Lumia 620. CNet and Pocket-lint give 4.5 stars out of 5!

More love for the Nokia Lumia 620. CNet and Pocket-lint give 4.5 stars out of 5!

| February 8, 2013 | 24 Replies

Another day another set of positive reviews for the Nokia Lumia 620. Yesterday, Engadget praised the 620 and said it was precisely what an entry level smartphone should be. Now we’ve also got CNET-uk and Pocket-lint awarding it a very high 4.5/5. http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/mobile-phones/nokia-lumia-620-review-50010323/ http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/6153/nokia-lumia-620-windows-phone-8-review CNet’s summary is above. All the good stuff is all about […]

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Windows Blue for Windows Phone, battery/performance/core app updates delivered through windows store?

Windows Blue for Windows Phone, battery/performance/core app updates delivered through windows store?

| February 8, 2013 | 13 Replies

Have you heard of something called, Windows Blue? This is meant to be a feature pack for Windows 8 but it’s coming to Windows Phone too. Also, instead of coming through OEMs, the update will appear through the store (possibly avoiding those testing delays). Mary J Foley’s sources says Blue would bring updates to things […]

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Videos: Samsung ATIV Odyssey vs. Nokia Lumia 822 (822 wins this DogFight)

Videos: Samsung ATIV Odyssey vs. Nokia Lumia 822 (822 wins this DogFight)

| February 8, 2013 | 5 Replies

  Nokia Lumia 822 is put up against Sammy’s ATIV Odyssey by PhoneDog in a two part video lasting 18 minutes in total. Nokia’s phone has a bigger screen with a 8mp camera that does 1080p (ATIV is 5mp at 720p video). Conclusion? Nokia Lumia 822 wins. phonedog

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Rumours: Nokia Lumia 720 (Codename: Zeal) and Nokia Lumia 520 (Fame) specs? 5 Nokia Devices for MWC?

Rumours: Nokia Lumia 720 (Codename: Zeal) and Nokia Lumia 520 (Fame) specs? 5 Nokia Devices for MWC?

| February 8, 2013 | 94 Replies

Just a couple of rumours for you from a couple of different sources that wanted to remain anonymous. Take these as merely speculation than anything concrete. The first source (from a couple of weeks ago) said there’d be 5 Nokia devices announced at MWC (note ‘devices’ not just phones?). A second source had this to […]

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