Someone went shopping this weekend. Nokia has apparently agreed to buy the Siemen’s 50% share of NSN for a reported 2.6 billion USD. How is Nokia going to afford this? With a bridge loan apparently. Perhaps Nokia are seeing more positive future potential in NSN. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-30/nokia-said-to-agree-to-buy-siemens-stake-in-nsn-networks-venture.html http://www.hs.fi/talous/Nokia+ostaa+Siemensin+osuuden+yhteisest%C3%A4+verkkoyhti%C3%B6st%C3%A4/a1372557521459 It’s an interesting result, given that some […]
Archive for June, 2013
This might just be the Nokia guys in charge of the facebook or the general consensus at Nokia that what they’re going to be announcing in a mere 11 days is something to take notice of. A meme posted on their facebook pokes fun again at the SGSIV’s frankenphone of a device here there’s […]
So we have seen that infamously blurry “leak” of WP 8.1 showing off new notifications. While there are some differences between the two, it does seem a bit too coincidental for my liking. The notification list is almost the same. Clearly, the dev could have implemented the version in the leak, and then changed it in order […]
Until I get my own 925 (sometime this week hopefully) here’re a couple video samples courtesy of SamJPullen
Once again the Lumia 928′s on contract price has dipped, this time to the super low penny-shy-of-a-dollar price tag. If you’re up for an upgrade now would be the time to splurge on this xenon monster; grab it at the link below: Nokia Lumia 928, Black (Verizon Wireless) Via
Facebook beta has been updated for WP8. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store/app/facebook-beta/93da5d29-daf0-4783-9ed5-a87b33247ec6?signin=true
Looks like Carl Zeiss is now just becoming ZEISS in a bid to consolidate brand name and brand communication. Founded by Carl Zeiss, the brand is often simply referred to as Zeiss. To keep things consistent, Carl Zeiss will now be just ZEISS. http://blogs.zeiss.com/photo/en/?p=4150 Janne notes that some of the EOS proto pics mentioned simply […]
Keeping with the theme of testing the newest smartphones against the 3310, here’s the SGSIV. It’s just for some light entertainment. It’s certainly making a lof of Sammy fans angry. It’s not actually a done deal that the 3310 always wins btw. I have seen one where it doesn’t. Funnily enough, there aren’t complaints there. […]
Interesting point to note for those who are in possession of an electric rechargeable toothbrush. It appears to be compatible with Nokia’s range of wireless charging accessories. It does not work on the iBrush unless you jailbreak it. Source: Reddit
With the Lumia 925 rolling out across the globe (except the US…) people have begun to wonder when we’ll get our own taste of the Amber goodness; with the glance screen and Nokia Smart Cam. La actualización Amber para la gama Nokia Lumia con WP8 llegará en agosto dando la misma experiencia de usuario que […]
In a bit of a surprise move today, the infamous @evleaks whom we can all associate with some of Nokia’s biggest leaks in the past year; notably the 920, 820 then the 720, 520 and 501 plus a slew of other phones from competing manufacturers decided to reveal his true identity. *Drum roll* Evan Blass, […]
A couple days ago we clued you in on an upcoming app for Windows Phone called Vixl, which allows you to add filters effects to your videos (while shooting) – very similar to the premise of Instagram video. Well check out a video demo of the app below (in beta phase) and let us know what you […]
Fresh new set of updates: SkyDrive, v3.0.2 – bug fixes Jetpack Joydride, v220.127.116.11 MyFitnessPal, v18.104.22.168 Indigo – v22.214.171.124 – Automatically opens mic and starts listening if more info is required. Angry Birds v126.96.36.199 Marblie 188.8.131.52
One of the ground breaking devices in terms of Nokia’s strategy to “connect the next billion” announced last February at MWC has just become that much more interesting. Although the device is already carrying a dirt cheap suggested retail price of $20 it actually only costs $14.20 to get out the door, which amounts to […]
As promised, here’s my unboxing of the Nokia Lumia 925 – filmed with the Nokia Lumia 920. Box contents are as usual, earphones (white) and two part plug (black) The only real addition is that the tray it’s in has a recessed portion for the camera of the 925. Part of the rig attachments […]
Some nice big name updates today, including the official skydrive app (bug fixes only) and two big Xbox Live names, JetPack Joyride and Angry birds Space. Also updated is the super cool word hunting game “Ruzzle” and Pop Icon Quiz (which is one of those games that you download but never play).
Phew, a bit more coursework done Whilst the unboxing is rendering, here’s the a quick gallery of the Nokia Lumia 925 in white.
Today Blackberry announced its quarterly results for the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year. Normally I’m not that interested in what the competition does in terms of devices shipped, I care far more about the experience they deliver in both the hardware they sell and after sales. Hence I chose Nokia. This time it […]
Check it out, it’s the first unboxing of the Nokia Asha 501! The first Asha handset to feature the new Asha Platform, a very N9-SWIPE-UI like device. NokiaGang Channel Thanks Gino for the tip!
Nokia’s New High Resolution Aerial Maps covering 90% global landmass coming to smartphones too #Satellite
Nokia have announced that they’ve got some updated Aerial overhead maps that covers 90% of global landmass. The key thing is that this is said to be coming to smartphones too (hey Nokia Maps 3D :/). It’s apparently starting with United States, Western Europe and South Africa, which make up 14 million of km2 of land area. […]
A couple of headlines at reddit show that Flipboard and Mint are coming to WP8. Also coming according to NokConv is Push to Talk VOXER. http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/06/27/push-to-talk-app-voxer-for-windows-phone-debuts-at-build/ I remember them ‘ancient’ Nokia devices having this Push to Talk feature. I never did get around to using it as I think it needed to be network supported. […]