Archive for March 14th, 2013

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 Low-light comparison – Don’t miss a moment

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 Low-light comparison – Don’t miss a moment

| March 14, 2013 | 14 Replies

  Choose the Nokia Lumia 920 and never miss a moment! Using advanced floating lens technology, the PureView camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 takes in five times more light than competing smartphones without using flash, making it possible to capture the best pictures and videos even at night.

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Windows Phone 7.8 Rollout Resumed; Live Tile Bug Hopefully Fixed

Windows Phone 7.8 Rollout Resumed; Live Tile Bug Hopefully Fixed

| March 14, 2013 | 13 Replies

After a brief pause in the WP7.8 rollout due to a bug that lead to some Live tiles crashing or not updating; @Nokiahelps has just tweeted that the rollout has been officially resumed. Hopefully that also means that more devices will get it, seeing how a lot of users are yet to revive it (including many At&t users […]

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Nokia Updates Have Permission to Modify Root Storage in WP8?

Nokia Updates Have Permission to Modify Root Storage in WP8?

| March 14, 2013 | 8 Replies

I’ll be honest; I’m not exactly sure exactly what the screenshot above means. As I was updating my Lumia 820 (it suddenly decided to receive a billion updates from Nokia- 1, 2, 3) I noticed the weird text at the top of my app drawer. “@C:\Data\Programs\….” which sounds a lot like what I see on my PC, […]

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Video: Stunning video made using Nokia’s Here Maps 3D data

Video: Stunning video made using Nokia’s Here Maps 3D data

| March 14, 2013 | 7 Replies

A couple of years ago when we saw Nokia Maps 3D, we were in total awe of what Nokia managed to achieve. Whilst it’s a shame they did nothing with it in terms of bringing it to consumers in the masses, especially on mobile, props on Nokia for enhancing location services with their range of […]

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Video: Audio Comparison – Nokia Lumia 620 against competitors

Video: Audio Comparison – Nokia Lumia 620 against competitors

| March 14, 2013 | 3 Replies

Although the Nokia 620 is priced as an entry level smartphone, it has high end experiences and features like Rich Recording which pricier members of the competition don’t have. In the video below, Nokia compares the audio and video from the 620 against competitors. No wonder there’s been so much praise and love in the […]

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HERE Drive + Updated; Brings Favorites Sync Across All Map Apps and More

HERE Drive + Updated; Brings Favorites Sync Across All Map Apps and More

| March 14, 2013 | 14 Replies

One of issues with the previous version of Nokia/Here maps was the fact that it didn’t sync my favorites between Drive and Maps; meaning that I couldn’t find my “Home” location unless I saved it twice, one in Maps and once in Drive. Thankfully that has now been fixed in the latest Drive update along […]

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Lumia 928 Pops up on Verizon’s Servers again; This time in Red, White, Black and Cyan

Lumia 928 Pops up on Verizon’s Servers again; This time in Red, White, Black and Cyan

| March 14, 2013 | 8 Replies

We previously saw the Lumia 928 make its appearance on Verizon’s internal severs a couple weeks ago; this time its popped up again in multiple colorful variants of white, red, can and black. I think Verizon will push the red most seeing how it’s their signature color, hopefully yellow will be added to the mix as well […]

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Video:  Innovation at its finest with the Nokia Lumia 820, Makerbot and 3D printing at MWC.

Video: Innovation at its finest with the Nokia Lumia 820, Makerbot and 3D printing at MWC.

| March 14, 2013 | 10 Replies

  Nokia & MakerBot partnered to release the CAD files for anyone to customise their Lumia 520 and 820 case, and created the world’s first live social 3D printing experience at MWC 2013 in Barcelona   Related articles: Awesome Custom 3-D Printed MyNokiaBlog Shell/Case!!! #Lumia820 Awesome Pikachu 3D-Printed Lumia 820 shell 3D printing with the […]

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AAS Camera Shootouts: 808, N8, 920, Xperia Z (even Nokia’s N8 from 2010 still besting Sony’s Xperia Z)

AAS Camera Shootouts: 808, N8, 920, Xperia Z (even Nokia’s N8 from 2010 still besting Sony’s Xperia Z)

| March 14, 2013 | 10 Replies

  AAS has performed a couple shootouts recently. Check out how the 2010 N8 is going against that 2013 Sony.   ‘N8 day’ camera shootout: 2010 vs 2013 and the Xperia Z Camera shootout time – Nokia 808 vs Lumia 920 vs Sony Xperia Z   As we have said before in previous comparisons, whilst […]

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Babbel gives 11 Language learning apps for free on WP8

Babbel gives 11 Language learning apps for free on WP8

| March 14, 2013 | 2 Replies

Engadget’s Darren Murph who writes about this story says he’s had a positive experience with Babbel’s language learning service. I’ve not tried it before but positive experience from other notable users is good to hear. In the store, it mentions that these are lesson 9. Engadget spoke with a Babbel spokesperson who says the apps […]

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MNB RG: Statcounter shows S40 overtaking iOS, Android and WP in Finland. All drop in favour of S40.

MNB RG: Statcounter shows S40 overtaking iOS, Android and WP in Finland. All drop in favour of S40.

| March 14, 2013 | 15 Replies

Janne managed to get a screenshot showing statcounter racing above everyone else. In what seems to be further proof of Nokia Xpress Browser proxy server location (Finland), Series 40 has now actually overtaken EVERYONE in Finnish daily StatCounter statistics standing at 30+% of Finnish StatCounter measured web traffic, leaving Android and iOS in the 24% […]

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Instagram for WP coming in May says quite possibly fake source

Instagram for WP coming in May says quite possibly fake source

| March 14, 2013 | 16 Replies

You may or may not have been paying attention to a recent wave of screenshots from the WP Store that suggested a few apps coming that haven’t been released there before. The most significant title is Instagram, which Nokia and Microsoft are highly aware is missing as both have (well Nokia has, MS peeps have […]

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WP8 Wins PCMag’s Mobile Operating System of choice (as well as by OS satisfaction).

WP8 Wins PCMag’s Mobile Operating System of choice (as well as by OS satisfaction).

| March 14, 2013 | 28 Replies

BenThePCGuy tweeted this earlier this morning; an article at PC Mag crowns Windows Phone 8 the best Mobile Operating System in overall scores, and satisfaction. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2416521,00.asp All eyes may be on Apple and Google these days, but Microsoft has delivered a mobile platform–Windows Phone 8, that bests both of those companies in user satisfaction. It […]

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Video: The Best unboxing ever – Nokia Lumia 920 unboxed and shown off in epic badass cinematic style

Video: The Best unboxing ever – Nokia Lumia 920 unboxed and shown off in epic badass cinematic style

| March 14, 2013 | 12 Replies

Modestly titled “Terrible Unboxing” this is in actual fact, the best unboxing ever of a Nokia device I’ve ever seen. Heck, it’s the best unboxing of anything I’ve ever seen. You get the usual, quick look at what’s in the box, but the main theme of it is badass movie style in the way it […]

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