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Archive for April, 2013

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Video: First Look at the Redesigned Facebook beta for WP8

Video: First Look at the Redesigned Facebook beta for WP8

| April 30, 2013 | 13 Replies

Here’s a quick look at the new Facebook beta for WP8 that was released earlier today: Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGcPg6n247c&feature=youtu.be

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Microsoft Redesigns Facebook App for WP8; Releases it as an Open Beta

Microsoft Redesigns Facebook App for WP8; Releases it as an Open Beta

| April 30, 2013 | 49 Replies

The Facebook app for WP is a bit of a conundrum, on one hand it deals with the metro layout very nicely; on the other hand it is occasionally usually, very clunk. In an effort to change that Microsoft have built up and redesigned a second app (called Facebook Beta for now). So far the app […]

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Nokia Global Announcement/Event in New Delhi, India, May 9th

Nokia Global Announcement/Event in New Delhi, India, May 9th

| April 30, 2013 | 72 Replies

Not sure how publicised this is already, but we should be having someone from the team heading down for this May 9th event in New Delhi :). This comes before the London event on May 14th where a new high end Lumia is expected to arrive. What should we see on May 9th? Perhaps the […]

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Win a Nokia Lumia of your choice with Nokia Philippines @nokiapilipinas #SwitchToLumia

Win a Nokia Lumia of your choice with Nokia Philippines @nokiapilipinas #SwitchToLumia

| April 30, 2013 | 9 Replies

Nokia Philippines on twitter will have a competition whereby on May 1st, you could win a Nokia Lumia of your choice. Just tell @NokiaPilipinas on May 1st why you would #SwitchToLumia. I’m guessing it’s for Filipino residents only.    

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Nokia reportedly investing in Lytro-style camera startup

Nokia reportedly investing in Lytro-style camera startup

| April 30, 2013 | 35 Replies

More in the way of Lytro news, BloomBerg reports that Nokia is said to be investing in lytro-style camera start-up pelican imaging. You saw how one developer in WP had overcome this already with the ‘Refocus‘ app we had previously talked about. Pelican is apparently one of the companies that have mastered this very complicated […]

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Lumiapps: Lytro Camera App “Refocus” lets you choose focus points AFTER taking the picture!

Lumiapps: Lytro Camera App “Refocus” lets you choose focus points AFTER taking the picture!

| April 30, 2013 | 27 Replies

Do you remember when we talked about Lytro, a camera that would allow you to choose your focus points as and when you needed it AFTER you took the shot? It wasn’t something I’d expect coming to a camera phone anytime soon, so colour me surprised when someone made it into an app that actually […]

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Video: IllumiRoom – For Next Gen Xbox – Extended Demo

Video: IllumiRoom – For Next Gen Xbox – Extended Demo

| April 29, 2013 | 6 Replies

I wasn’t too sure myself about the practicalities or applications IllumiRoom would have for me based on their first demo, but this latest demo really intrigues me as it does appear to enhance the gaming experience that would otherwise stay on the screen only. I love the Radial Wobble, whereby pulsewaves are visible in your […]

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Video: Humorous Nokia Lumia 920 ad from Microsoft stars fighting smartphone users in wedding #iSheep #Copybots

Video: Humorous Nokia Lumia 920 ad from Microsoft stars fighting smartphone users in wedding #iSheep #Copybots

| April 29, 2013 | 31 Replies

Check out this ad from Microsoft for the Nokia Lumia 920, with the tag theme: Don’t Fight, Switch. It starts off with someone dissing the large galaxy phone (hey, we’ll be going phablet soon by the end of the year too no :P) . iPhone users taunt galaxy users, whilst Android owners retaliate. Fighting ensues.The […]

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Kantar: Proof that Nokia and WP is NOT failing in the USA market, it improved the most from Q1 2012 figures.

Kantar: Proof that Nokia and WP is NOT failing in the USA market, it improved the most from Q1 2012 figures.

| April 29, 2013 | 130 Replies

  Some figures from Kantar World Panel indicate that WP continues to grow in the US. In fact, in terms of percentage increases, it has gained the most.   http://www.kantar.com/media/mobile/290413-smartphone-sales-data-us/ Q1 2013 changes in USA market share compared to Q1 2012. iOS -0.9% android 1.4% rim -1.7% WP 1.9% Parmy Olsen from Forbes analysed the […]

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