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Archive for April 4th, 2013

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My Nokia Lumia 920 (UK) Just got updated (now with Storage check) still taking up 5.19GB in ‘other’ :/

My Nokia Lumia 920 (UK) Just got updated (now with Storage check) still taking up 5.19GB in ‘other’ :/

| April 4, 2013 | 8 Replies

My Nokia Lumia 920 downloaded an update on its own just now and asked if I wanted to install it. This is a UK 920 from Orange (or was, it got swapped with one from Nokia Care). It was the “NOKIA” update for Windows Phone. My OS version is 8.0.10211.204. The firmware version was previously […]

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Connecting People and Putting People First – Facebook Home and Facebook Phone – Nokia Lumia

Connecting People and Putting People First – Facebook Home and Facebook Phone – Nokia Lumia

| April 4, 2013 | 38 Replies

  Here’s your Facebook Phone if  you ever did need one. Oh also, I read some comments about the new HTCopypasta phone looking like a 620.  I guess a few others noticed too (source; via But that’s stretched rectangles and rounded corners. The wallpaper backgrounds behind the OS reminds me of the WP gallery/music player. […]

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Microsoft promotes WP again with Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy SIII (for video stabilisation)

Microsoft promotes WP again with Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy SIII (for video stabilisation)

| April 4, 2013 | 15 Replies

  Hurray MS, more promotion of Windows Phone with a non Windows Phone feature :p. Either way, it’s good to see them promoting the brand that’s actually making their platform grow and is focused on making WP grow. In this video you’ll see the Nokia Lumia 920 go up against the SGSIII for video stabilisation. […]

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Karbonn Copy: Android Phone with WP8 Live Tiles?

Karbonn Copy: Android Phone with WP8 Live Tiles?

| April 4, 2013 | 19 Replies

Here’s one way to get noticed…just go and copy the homescreen of WP8 and pass it off as an Android phone. It’s this level of ‘inspired by others’ that would make SamClone and HTCopypasta proud. As much as folks would want to deny it, Metro Tiles are getting noticed, they’re influencing others and people want […]

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Red Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 available on O2-UK

Red Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 available on O2-UK

| April 4, 2013 | 8 Replies

The Nokia Lumias 720 and 520 are available in Ali’s Ferarri Red at O2-UK in either pay as you go or pay monthly flavours. The 520 is ushered in at just £119.99 (the same price as the 620 when O2’s consumer voters chose the 620 to get a heavy discount) which bodes well for the […]

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Lumiappdates: Blink updated to v1.2, now with flash support and easier access to edit/share menus.

Lumiappdates: Blink updated to v1.2, now with flash support and easier access to edit/share menus.

| April 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

  This update was pushed through to the Nokia Lumia 820. There’s nothing yet on my 920 about this. It’s dated 04/04/2013 and says it’s version 1.2.0.0. Flash support (like LED flash, not the I’ma crash your browser Flash) Easier access to share/edit menus for previously captured sessions Link to forums in about page.

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History of Symbian, Android before Android, relevance to Nokia’s future.

History of Symbian, Android before Android, relevance to Nokia’s future.

| April 4, 2013 | 123 Replies

  Quick heads up on a very interesting read by Jo Best on ZNET. I have only managed to glance the first few paragraphs, it’s definitely one to finish. Jo looks at the history, the golden years, and the downfall of Symbian. There’s also some discussion over S40/Meltemi, S40’s limitations and the ongoing threat of […]

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Rumour: Nokia Catwalk Launch date, 15th May 2013, London

Rumour: Nokia Catwalk Launch date, 15th May 2013, London

| April 4, 2013 | 73 Replies

    Get your buckets of salt on the ready. This tip comes from someone that prefers not to be identified, but can be referred to as ‘”South”. They say that the Nokia Catwalk might be launched 15th May 2013. Good timing if true as my written exams should be finished by then :p. We’ve had some […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 620 Disassembly and Reassembly, Internals and guts of the 620

Video: Nokia Lumia 620 Disassembly and Reassembly, Internals and guts of the 620

| April 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

  This should be a very popular watch, even if you’re not going to disassembly/reassemble your Nokia Lumia 620, it’s fascinating to see someone pry it apart and skilfully piece it back together. This comes by way of destroyer-creator Guru , LE55ONS. Skip Intro 2:31 Mainboard 6:12 Earpiece 7:10 Display 9:22 LED light guide 14:31

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Lumiappdates: Shazam and Netflix get updated

Lumiappdates: Shazam and Netflix get updated

| April 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

A couple of updates in the shape of Shazam and Netflix. The Shazam update seems quite urgent; a highly recommended update in order for tags to be stored in future updates. The Netflix one I’m not too sure.

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