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Archive for July, 2013

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Video: Lumia 925 Vs. 920 Software Performance Comparison + Lumia Amber Quick Preview

Video: Lumia 925 Vs. 920 Software Performance Comparison + Lumia Amber Quick Preview

| July 31, 2013 | 29 Replies

    The Nokia Lumia 925 and the 920 are almost essentially the same device when you look beneath the outside, so there shouldn’t be much of a difference in performance between the two *spoiler, there isn’t*; but the 925 ships with the Lumia Amber update and GDR2 which bring some great new features. Amongst […]

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Microsoft  Found to Infringe on “SkyDrive” Name, Forced to Rename

Microsoft Found to Infringe on “SkyDrive” Name, Forced to Rename

| July 31, 2013 | 37 Replies

When Windows Phone came out Microsoft went crazy telling anyone who would listen about its “metro” interface, then they got sued for that word and started calling it “Modern UI’ (which nobody elses uses). Well the same seems to have happened with Microsoft’s cloud storage service, Skydrive; the courts ruled that Microsoft was infringing on […]

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Instagram Service via Instance and Others Partially Resumed, Deleted Photos Restored

Instagram Service via Instance and Others Partially Resumed, Deleted Photos Restored

| July 31, 2013 | 6 Replies

Yesterday WP users were dealt a blow when the popular Instagram alternative “instance” was pretty much blocked from posting as all new images were being immediately deleted and multiple users had their previously uploaded pictures removed. Apparently the issue was due to some new API restrictions and changes on instagram’s part, that have thankfully been […]

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Nokia Glam Me gets a hefty update, gains Lumia 52x support

Nokia Glam Me gets a hefty update, gains Lumia 52x support

| July 31, 2013 | 11 Replies

Nokia Glam Me is a great app with  lens support for taking selfies, held back if only by the resulting image quality, the app provides lots of amazing adjustments exclusively for Nokia Lumia. Today Nokia just released a huge update for it with a full change log to go with it.        Perhaps the […]

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Nokia Event taking place September 26 2013? Nokia World?! Tablet? Phablet? Both?

Nokia Event taking place September 26 2013? Nokia World?! Tablet? Phablet? Both?

| July 31, 2013 | 73 Replies

Back in June, we had indications of another Nokia event (post #zoomreinvented) in September. WPC have a rumour saying it might be September 26-27th, the usual ‘Nokia World’ dates. Interestingly enough, although there wasn’t officially a Nokia World last year, some Nokians referred to the 920 launch as NW. http://m.wpcentral.com/rumor-nokia-next-launch-event-sept-26-windows-tablet At the #ZoomReinvented keynote, Elop […]

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Nokia Lumia 1020 on Amazon.com for $269.99

Nokia Lumia 1020 on Amazon.com for $269.99

| July 31, 2013 | 7 Replies

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has appeared on Amazon.com for $269.99, cheaper by $30 from the usual price (well unless your pre-order was delayed, and then you got $150 gift card from MS) 1020 on Amazon How long before we see the 1020 reaching 200? 100? Free on contract? 😀 Source: WMPU

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AAS’ Steve Litchfield compares the Nokia Lumia 1020 with the Nokia 808 PureView

AAS’ Steve Litchfield compares the Nokia Lumia 1020 with the Nokia 808 PureView

| July 31, 2013 | 199 Replies

Whilst the media has already overwhelmingly crowned a new King in the Nokia Lumia 1020 for the best camera phone, 808 fans, at least for IQ, aren’t convinced. Can the Lumia 1020, with its slightly smaller (though BSI) sensor and image processing differences, deliver images that are as good as those from the existing Symbian-based […]

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Nokia Pulse Beta Discontinued, Service Ending August 30th

Nokia Pulse Beta Discontinued, Service Ending August 30th

| July 31, 2013 | 7 Replies

One of Nokia Beta Labs’ longer trials, Nokia Pulse has just been axed. The app was a social location based service were phoot updates and locations could be shared with friends and family. Earlier this year updates and support for the Symbian and Meego clients were ended, and as of August 30th the whole service […]

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Picture taken with Nokia 808 PureView wins second place in international photo contest.

Picture taken with Nokia 808 PureView wins second place in international photo contest.

| July 31, 2013 | 20 Replies

A picture taken on the Nokia 808 PureView has won second place at an international photo awards, “Wiki Loves Public Art 2013″ 2nd place:Aino Fountain by artist Emil Wikström in Lahti, Finland. Photo: Kartanofoto. http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/07/30/winners-wiki-loves-public-art-2013/ Cheers Antti for the tip!  

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