Digitimes reports that Nokia’s going to further increase their orders from Compal. Their sources appear to confirm the 4.7″ screen ordered from Compal, priced possibly at 320USD with a Q3 announcement. The Lumia 625, which is outsourced to Compal Communications, will come with a 4.7-inch display and is powered by a Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core […]
Archive for July 19th, 2013
Bias: The killer of innovation, the dasher of dreams, the destroyer of hope and something that MUST be put down!
Dear MNB readers, Before I start, let me put out a disclaimer: This article is LONG…over 3,500 words. It is a subject that I feel strongly about and if you would afford me the space to write about it and some of your time in joining the discussion, I thank you in advance. If so, you may […]
Another post from Janne today, related to the earlier one about Spartan Assault and how Nokia’s Purity Pros go well with this game. Actually I love using my Purity Pros and their extra punchy bass playing these games. N.O.V.A. 3, Modern Combat 4, Royal Revolt – all sound and play so much better when […]
Facebook gets another update for Nokia Lumia (v18.104.22.168) be more antisocial with unfriend and unlike!
I thought this was an earlier update I had missed so I ignored it but JB just tweeted. Another update for Facebook app today– now with unfriend, unlike, and a bunch of stability improvements. Get it today!
Hello MNB Readers! We have already seen a demonstration of Rich Recording on the Lumia 1020 but Daniel P. over at PhoneArena has a VERY informative article about Rich Recording (RR) Phase 2 on the Nokia Lumia 1020. Somehow, I missed the announcement of RRP2 (not Ridge Racer Player 2) so his article was very informative indeed. Enough […]
I played around with Nokia’s low-priced Lumia 520 for a bit more than a month (true it was slightly eclipsed by the arrival of the Lumia 925- but nonetheless). I previously covered separate segments of the 520’s performance including gaming, software, hardware, and imaging; so naturally this is the part where I string it […]
We mentioned that Spartan Assault was available for Windows Phone earlier today. Janne was asked to do a game review and shared a lot of thoughts and feedback with us. ______ Halo: Spartan Assault preview I was asked to do a little review of Halo: Spartan Assault. Game reviews are probably beyond my scope, but […]
As an added option for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners, you can get a battery camera grip (I think it is being given free in one of the MS promotions for the 1020) which extends the life of your Nokia Lumia 1020 as well as providing even better grip for one handed use as well as […]
As if the Lumia 521’s original pricetag of $140 wasn’t tempting enough, HSN have gone completely insane and priced it at $80! That’s what some people pay as their monthly phone bill alone! You can grab the phone here: http://www.hsn.com/products/nokia-lumia-no-contract-4-win-8-smartphone-t-mobile/7236311 Drop it down to $80 by entering coupon “135235” while checking out! Enjoy. Source: Reddit
Yesterday Nokia posted their Q2 earnings of 2013, with a modest sale total of 7.4 Million Lumias (the largest till date). Still 7.4 isn’t much compared to the 10s of millions of Galaxy S4s and iPhones sold; but it’s no longer the feeble 2-3 million of yester-year. Reddit user youhavethenerve posted his opinion/thoughts on Nokia’s quarterly earnings […]
I haven’t updated the Lumiappdate section in a while. Quite a few things have been updated since, but the latest to be pushed is: Whatsapp v2.10.506.0, 17th July 2013. Hopefully that fixed the connection bug where it keeps asking to be restarted (or possibly behaves with my battery life!!) Shrink Storage SwapChat – I thought […]
The Halo franchise reaches Windows 8 and the Windows Phone 8 community. Below is a demo of how it looks on the Nokia Lumia 925. Price: $6.99 Link: http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=8e162189-0baf-431e-966a-0d050eac9aab Requirements: WP8, 1GB RAM, 691MB Memory. 512MB devices will get support in August. Verizon customers only for 30 days if you’re based in the US. Windows […]