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Archive for April 2nd, 2013

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Lumiappdates: Nokia Music App Updated – Live Tile enhancements and more v3.8.12.731

Lumiappdates: Nokia Music App Updated – Live Tile enhancements and more v3.8.12.731

| April 2, 2013 | 16 Replies

There’s quite an update that just got pushed to Nokia Music. Details are available in the screenshot. This is dated today, April 2nd, to v3.8.12.731. See artwork playing on the livetile Download without lockscreen interruption Rewind/FF music tracks Performance improvements   Cheers Kagiso for the tip  

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Nokia leading in India with 21.8% overall marketshare, 1s in feature phones, 2nd in smartphones.

Nokia leading in India with 21.8% overall marketshare, 1s in feature phones, 2nd in smartphones.

| April 2, 2013 | 30 Replies

    Some more good news coming from India. As the mobile market grows, Nokia is reported to have captured 21.8% marketshare in 2012 putting them ahead of Samsung’s 13.7% and Micromax at 6.6%. In feature phones, Nokia has 22.5% to Samsung’s 11.5%. Things reverse when it comes to smartphones with Samsung obtaining 43.1% with […]

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Leak or Fake: Picture surfaces of a supposed Nokia Lumia 950 – with xenon flash and lossless zooming

Leak or Fake: Picture surfaces of a supposed Nokia Lumia 950 – with xenon flash and lossless zooming

| April 2, 2013 | 42 Replies

      Above is supposedly a picture of a very rectangular yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 950. It reminds me of some concept images we’ve seen (and that blocky Lumia at the WP8 dev launch). Rubino from WPC says he can’t be sure about the source.This handset is supposed to make some sort […]

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Viber for WP8 Updated, Brings Long Awaited HD Voice Calls & Lock-screen Notifications

Viber for WP8 Updated, Brings Long Awaited HD Voice Calls & Lock-screen Notifications

| April 2, 2013 | 8 Replies

Viber for WP8 has just received the long awaited voice calls update; making it a proper alternative to Skype on WP8. The update also features the ability to pin conversations to the start screen, as well as lock-screen notification Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. More than 175 million Viber users call, text, and send […]

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Instagraph App for WP to Allow Direct Publishing to Instagram??

Instagraph App for WP to Allow Direct Publishing to Instagram??

| April 2, 2013 | 10 Replies

Daniel over at WPC has decided to do a bit of teasing, with the picture above and the caption “anything is possible”. And apparently the app shown above has the ability to publish your filtered goodness to your instagram account! According to some of the chatter instagram have just updated their APIs, which depending on who you […]

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Windows Phone grows in all markets, big gains at expense of BlackBerry and Symbian (and iOS in US)

Windows Phone grows in all markets, big gains at expense of BlackBerry and Symbian (and iOS in US)

| April 2, 2013 | 58 Replies

    We heard about this story yesterday but there’s a bit more to it with these tables indicating just how much Windows Phone has improved over this time last year. Italy: 5.4% to 13.1% UK: 3% to 6.7% US: 2.7% to 4.1% Germany 6.2% to 6.8% Mexico: 5.2 % to 5.9% Urban China: na […]

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Baconit Prank hits top spot on Reddit

Baconit Prank hits top spot on Reddit

| April 2, 2013 | 1 Reply

The WP community on reddit noticed that the Baconit Prank  reached the top page on Reddit yesterday. Baconit was one of the first apps we ever featured and it’s now one of the must-have apps for WP. It’s nice seeing it noticed beyond the realms of the WP/Nokia/Lumia world. The prank simulates an error in Windows […]

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Nokia Singapore gets the Cyan and Grey Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Singapore gets the Cyan and Grey Nokia Lumia 920

| April 2, 2013 | 15 Replies

  Nokia Singapore’s Facebook reports that they’ve got the Nokia Lumia 920 in both the rare Cyan and Grey colours. Pretty neat considering that some countries are waiting to get the 920 in any colour. It’s said to retail for 779 SGD, or 413GBP/629USD. Source: Nokia Singapore Cheers jajai for the heads up!

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Video: 3 guys Pole acrobatics – Malkhamb Rocks – Nokia 206 – India

Video: 3 guys Pole acrobatics – Malkhamb Rocks – Nokia 206 – India

| April 2, 2013 | 3 Replies

        Here’s an impressive display of human strength by these three guys on a pole doing some insane acrobatics. The sport ‘Malkhamb’ is a traditional Indian sport , creating gymnastic displays on either a vertical pole/rope. The ad is for the Nokia 206, launched last November. I’m not sure if this ad […]

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Nokia Lumia 720 arrives in Australia from April 4

Nokia Lumia 720 arrives in Australia from April 4

| April 2, 2013 | 13 Replies

Nokia Australia sent out a press release earlier today (sadly I was at uni so I couldn’t post it at the time) detailing their plans for the Lumia 720 to start being available from April 4. The handset will be sold at a Recommended Retail Price of AUD$429, (it is typically lower when it actually […]

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Nokia Nostalgia: Nokia Necklace, the Nokia Medallion I (And Medallion II Nokia watch/locket)

Nokia Nostalgia: Nokia Necklace, the Nokia Medallion I (And Medallion II Nokia watch/locket)

| April 2, 2013 | 18 Replies

  Yesterday we saw the Lumia Locket. A wearable accessory as part of the jovial April Fools pranks. A MNB commenter, ‘efekt’ pointed out that Nokia actually has a wearable digital necklace – the Nokia Medallion. Actually they have two. The Nokia Medallion I and Nokia Medallion II. Below is the Medallion I. The squareness […]

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