Archive for April 1st, 2013

Lumia Locket – Live Tile Necklace with Windows Phone (April 1 from WP)

Lumia Locket – Live Tile Necklace with Windows Phone (April 1 from WP)

| April 1, 2013 | 14 Replies

  April Fools from @WindowsPhone comes in the form of these Lumia Lockets – Necklaces with WP tiles. Now since they’re US based at the time of posting they were still before 12pm (you usually don’t post the prank afterwards, unless you’re already just discussing the prank as we are). https://twitter.com/windowsphone/status/318757010332065792 As a single screen […]

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Any Love for a Mint Green Lumia 920?

Any Love for a Mint Green Lumia 920?

| April 1, 2013 | 23 Replies

First off this IS NOT real, and that sucks; cause I would buy the hell out of this phone! I know a lot of you have been asking for green Lumias (besides the 620); and Nokia Jordan posted this on FB with the caption “April Fools”. Although it’s admittedly a very lame joke (as there is no […]

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Snapchat Working on a WP App; Talks in progress

Snapchat Working on a WP App; Talks in progress

| April 1, 2013 | 6 Replies

I’m not gonna say we told you so, but we kinda did; on twitter Snapchat have replied that they want to make a version of the popular app for WP. And are actually planning on meeting some WP team guys to see if their “vision” is supported. For those who haven’t heard of it Snapchat […]

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Leakyleak: Sleek New Nokia Ashas (N9 Minis?)

Leakyleak: Sleek New Nokia Ashas (N9 Minis?)

| April 1, 2013 | 66 Replies

Narrowing the gap further between the colourful Lumia and foundation Asha handsets come these colourful new Ashas that were said to be like ‘mini N9s’ Evleaks says: Remember that Nokia Asha design language preview? pic.twitter.com/0B02vIHOct Remember that Nokia Asha design language preview? twitter.com/evleaks/status… — @evleaks (@evleaks) April 1, 2013 Check out the home button which […]

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Nokia Lumia 520 enters best sellers list in India, straight in at #2, (620 takes two places in top 8)

Nokia Lumia 520 enters best sellers list in India, straight in at #2, (620 takes two places in top 8)

| April 1, 2013 | 4 Replies

If Flipkart is anything to go by, the newly available Nokia Lumia 520 appears to be doing well there, climbing straight to number two. Also present in the top 8 of this list is the Nokia Lumia 620 (as separate colours, white and black). http://www.flipkart.com/mobiles/~bestsellers/pr?sid=tyy%2C4io&layout=grid#jumpTo=0|40 The Nokia Lumia 620 is relatively new there too but […]

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Windows Phone continues to make gains, says Kantar Worldpanel

Windows Phone continues to make gains, says Kantar Worldpanel

| April 1, 2013 | 59 Replies

  Data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech USA’s consumer panel says Windows Phone continued to make gains with up to 4.1% of smartphone sales. That’s up from 2.6% in the previous quarter. http://www.kantarworldpanel.com/Global/News/Android-Sprint-and-Samsung-Increased-Share-In-Early-2013 Both Android and WP grew at the expense of iOS which was said to be down a consecutive period. Update: In UK, Kantar says […]

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BaconIt just got a whole lot more AWESOME – April Fools Day prank included

BaconIt just got a whole lot more AWESOME – April Fools Day prank included

| April 1, 2013 | 22 Replies

BaconIt, arguably one of the most popular app for Windows Phone has pulled off an April Fools Prank in true Reddit style. When using the app, it will flicker green and give you an error code, pretty much saying Windows Phone has crashed and you need to do a system restore. I’ve seen the prank […]

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Video: Nokia Seidhr – Google Glass competitor in Metro style

Video: Nokia Seidhr – Google Glass competitor in Metro style

| April 1, 2013 | 7 Replies

    No, no, the day’s not done yet. There’s more. Here’s Recombu’s hands on with the Nokia Seidhr, a Google Glass competitor with Metro. Now this isn’t a me-too product since Nokia’s had augmented reality glasses concept before google (though never had one physically to show). Here’s what it looks like ‘in real life’. […]

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Lumiapps: Tuenti, Spanish Social Network available in store

Lumiapps: Tuenti, Spanish Social Network available in store

| April 1, 2013 | 1 Reply

Early in March, Tuenti, the Spanish invitation-only Social Networking app (with 14 million users) was spotted early in Nokia’s app highlights. It’s now available in the store. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/tuenti/3d8673c4-06fb-4… Source: WMPU  

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NokiaConv: Nokia 5AM-TH1N6 – World’s Most Innovative Microwave – Update: Wireless Charging model is on the roadmap

NokiaConv: Nokia 5AM-TH1N6 – World’s Most Innovative Microwave – Update: Wireless Charging model is on the roadmap

| April 1, 2013 | 25 Replies

Nokia conversations have just announced that the electronics manufacturer will release a Microwave in a tier way above that of its competitors. I can’t do the device justice, so read up on the official announcement below. What could we see next? We are delighted to announce a significant new extension to Nokia’s product offering with the […]

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Video: N950 Lock Screen Bug is Harmless – Allows no access

Video: N950 Lock Screen Bug is Harmless – Allows no access

| April 1, 2013 | 8 Replies

I was meant to post this the other day, but got caught up in work. Jay posted about the Harmattan lock screen bug on the N950. Sure, in this day and age, privacy is a big deal and lock screen work arounds are pretty big issues. I had tested this on my N950 when I […]

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Press Release: Nokia rebuilds Ovi platform, rebrands ‘Here’ maps back to ‘Ovi’ Maps, Nokia Music to ‘Ovi Music’

Press Release: Nokia rebuilds Ovi platform, rebrands ‘Here’ maps back to ‘Ovi’ Maps, Nokia Music to ‘Ovi Music’

| April 1, 2013 | 32 Replies

Nokia rebuilds Ovi platform for Nokia Lumia devices. Espoo, Finland – Starting with the Nokia Lumia 520 and 720 devices reaching availability in April, the first Nokia services on these handsets will be rebranded back to the iconic ‘Ovi’ services in a transition expected to continue into early 2014. Each of the services under the […]

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