Archive for June 17th, 2013

Nokia Smart Camera App Available in Marketplace, Requires Lumia Amber

Nokia Smart Camera App Available in Marketplace, Requires Lumia Amber

| June 17, 2013 | 10 Replies

Nokia Smart Camera, the new feature filled camera UI that Nokia unveiled alongside the Lumia 925 in London has just hit the marketplace. This app allows for deeper customization & control of your shots, plus other features such as burst mode (in 5mp) as well as the implementation of the “smart shoot” features into it: […]

Read More

Microsoft Improves Voice Recognition Search on WP; Now 2X as Fast

Microsoft Improves Voice Recognition Search on WP; Now 2X as Fast

| June 17, 2013 | 6 Replies

Previously we saw a demo of some work Microsoft were doing on the voice recognition/search for WP; where the search was carried out while you’re still speaking, as well as improved accuracy. According to the Bing Blog this update is now live (in the cloud, no need to update on your end), and you can […]

Read More

RM-877 Hits FCC With At&T Bands, “Camera Grip” and Clip on Wireless Charging Cover

RM-877 Hits FCC With At&T Bands, “Camera Grip” and Clip on Wireless Charging Cover

| June 17, 2013 | 28 Replies

RM-877 has just hit the US FCC quality check, the mandate for all devices who hope to shine from sea to shining sea. The device clocks in at 130.35mm tall and 71.4mm wide (1 mm taller than the 925 – technically it could still have a larger screen if they shed some of the bezzel). The […]

Read More

Skype Video Messaging Graduates from Beta for ALL Platforms… Except Windows Phone (Mini Rant)

Skype Video Messaging Graduates from Beta for ALL Platforms… Except Windows Phone (Mini Rant)

| June 17, 2013 | 58 Replies

Once again Microsoft has done the impossible and made me doubt their competence even more than before! The latest piece of perplexing decisions comes in the form of the Skype Video messaging feature which has just graduated from Beta status for practically every single platform short of Windows phone. The app is available for PC, […]

Read More

Nokia Lumia 920 GDR2 coming July for Telstra (PR2.0)

Nokia Lumia 920 GDR2 coming July for Telstra (PR2.0)

| June 17, 2013 | 55 Replies

  The GDR2  WP update for the Nokia Lumia 920 and 520 is coming to Telstra in July. Currently the status is “waiting for vendor submission”. July is around about the expected time for GDR2 in general, plus there’s Amber specifically for Lumia. ‘Features’ FM Radio support Data Sense Pin tunes in Xbox Music CalDav/CardDav […]

Read More

Nokia Lumia ads in Mall of Asia, Philippines

Nokia Lumia ads in Mall of Asia, Philippines

| June 17, 2013 | 30 Replies

These pictures of Nokia Lumia adverts were found in Mall of Asia Philippines. Check out the large side banner on the escalator and on one of the columns below. Mall of Asia is one of the largest malls in the world. 3rd in Asia, 4th in the world says Wikipedia. It’s always good to have […]

Read More

MNB RG: Nokia 301 Pics and hands on thoughts

MNB RG: Nokia 301 Pics and hands on thoughts

| June 17, 2013 | 48 Replies

Frequent MNB RG contributor, Janne had a chance to play with the Nokia 301 and shares some pictures and thoughts: Nokia 301, announced at Mobile World Congress 2013, was the best-selling mobile phone (of all phones and smartphones) at the largest mobile operator in Finland last month. Nokia 301 is on sale in Finland in […]

Read More

Accessory Review: Qimini Wireless Charger

Accessory Review: Qimini Wireless Charger

| June 17, 2013 | 11 Replies

The Qimini pocket wireless charger is a funky and stylish alternative to the standard Nokia DT-900 charging plate, and it does all that you would expect from it. The “pocket” wireless charger is marketed as the worlds slimmest wireless charging pad at only 9mms (and 85 grams); and comes in 4 colors (Black, White, Green […]

Read More