Archive for May 16th, 2013

Yellow Nokia Lumia 925 coming? Or is that the wireless charging cover?

Yellow Nokia Lumia 925 coming? Or is that the wireless charging cover?

| May 16, 2013 | 18 Replies

  GSM Arena reports that there might be colourful Nokia Lumia 925 on the way as indicated by a picture from Nokia’s future talent facebook page. Is that a colourful Nokia Lumia 925 or just one of the optional  charging covers? I’m not sure what picture GSMArena is referring to or if the one above […]

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Windows Phone Marketplace Will Finally Support Gift Cards (rather than Microsoft Points)

Windows Phone Marketplace Will Finally Support Gift Cards (rather than Microsoft Points)

| May 16, 2013 | 71 Replies

One of the most irritating things about the Windows Phone marketplace (besides the missing apps) is the fact that your purchase options are VERY limited, Paypal is only supported in a few countries, and I’m not even sure if carrier billing is an option. Even worse is the fact that there *was* no such thing […]

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Instagraph Updated; Comes to Windows Phone 7.X and Adds New Filters

Instagraph Updated; Comes to Windows Phone 7.X and Adds New Filters

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Replies

Instagraph, Windows Phone’s first option to share photos to Instagram has just been updated with a few major updates, most importantly the fact that it now supports Windows Phone 7. Rejoice! Other features include a cheaper price tag (now $.99) and unlimited uploads unlimited uploads +  0.99$ for wp7 version too new crop page (without border limits, […]

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Amber Update Set to bring Even Better Low Light Photos to the Lumia 920

Amber Update Set to bring Even Better Low Light Photos to the Lumia 920

| May 16, 2013 | 21 Replies

In the latest Nokia Conversations post comparing the Lumia 925 to the competition, they added a final note about the Lumia 920′s imaging performance: We’ll show you what difference the Nokia Lumia Amber Update makes to the photos from the Nokia Lumia 920 in the coming weeks… So hopefully we’re set to get some greater software optimization […]

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Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry – now third place in smartphone shipments

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry – now third place in smartphone shipments

| May 16, 2013 | 135 Replies

One step at a time eh? One of the goals for WP for both Nokia and MS was that it should be a legitimate third option against the duopoly of Android and iOS. TheVerge reports than in terms of smartphone shipments, BlackBerry has been overtaken by WP. Something that some said would never happen. It’s […]

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Photo Comparison: Lumia 925 Vs. The Competition

Photo Comparison: Lumia 925 Vs. The Competition

| May 16, 2013 | 7 Replies

The folks at the official Nokia blog have posted a quick simple comparison of the Lumia 925 vs. the competition (Xperia Z, iPhone 5, S4, HTC One). Of course the 925 wins hands down (no surprises there) but check it out at the link below: http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/05/16/so-how-good-is-the-lumia-925-camera/  

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Google demands MS remove YouTube app due to lack of ads, MS happy to if Google allows API access

Google demands MS remove YouTube app due to lack of ads, MS happy to if Google allows API access

| May 16, 2013 | 37 Replies

  Google doesn’t want to make a YouTube app for Windows Phone, nor has it allowed access to the necessary APIs for MS to make a complying youtube app. So they went and made their own which Google isn’t happy about because it circumvents ad placement. Google is all about ads – it functions to […]

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Nokia Lumia 925 Coming in June to Vodafone (32GB) O2 (White) and Three

Nokia Lumia 925 Coming in June to Vodafone (32GB) O2 (White) and Three

| May 16, 2013 | 33 Replies

Three of the major UK networks are going to be picking up the Nokia Lumia 925 with Vodafone getting the 32GB black 925, o2 Getting the exclusive white and Three (not sure if theirs is any different). Vodafone O2 Three Vodafone says theirs is coming June 13th. No news from EE (Orange/Tmo UK. Tmo US […]

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Nokia Lumia 925 Hands on gallery – extremely wide viewing angles

Nokia Lumia 925 Hands on gallery – extremely wide viewing angles

| May 16, 2013 | 21 Replies

Just delving through some of the pictures that we quickly snapped on Tuesday of the new Nokia Lumia 925. You might want to check out NokConv’s post about the screen on the 925 which explains what’s so special about it. http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/05/15/why-the-nokia-lumia-925-is-a-screen-idol/ New laminated AMOLED Saturated, vivid, deep blacks 600 Nit brightness – brighter than any […]

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Video: Road Trip Nokia Lumia 928 Promo – Capture the Highlights, even in low light

Video: Road Trip Nokia Lumia 928 Promo – Capture the Highlights, even in low light

| May 16, 2013 | 11 Replies

  Here’s a promo for the Nokia Lumia 928 from Nokia US. I’m amazed that there’s no mention of Xenon flash or even a demo of how that works vs LED. Follow a group of friends as they take a road trip for the ages from Santa Monica to the Nokia Theater in downtown LA. […]

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Video: Ed Sheeran singing Lego House, recorded on Nokia Lumia 928

Video: Ed Sheeran singing Lego House, recorded on Nokia Lumia 928

| May 16, 2013 | 3 Replies

On Tuesday’s announcement, amongst the myriad of things about the Nokia Lumia 925, Nokia also talked about the Nokia Lumia 928. At one point we were greeted to a video recording of Ed Sheeran, filmed on the Nokia Lumia 928 to show off the HAAC microphones developed for Nokia (eh hadtocopyasta?). Ed Sheeran encourages the […]

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