Archive for July 21st, 2013

Where’s Nokia’s version? Quadcore, 1080p Windows Phone ‘phablet’ coming from Lenovo

Where’s Nokia’s version? Quadcore, 1080p Windows Phone ‘phablet’ coming from Lenovo

| July 21, 2013 | 40 Replies

  At the launch of the Nokia Lumia 1020, during the keynote, Elop mentioned there’d be another big launch this year (or words to that effect). It might be when we see the quadcore WP8 handsets with 1080p screens, as ‘enabled’ by the GDR3 update. Not that WP8 needs them, but it’s required for bragging […]

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Wishful thinking? Verizon’s Landscape WP8 tile homescreen

Wishful thinking? Verizon’s Landscape WP8 tile homescreen

| July 21, 2013 | 18 Replies

Verizon has an ad flying about the interwebs featuring a wP8 device with a landscape UI. Currently, the tiles homescreen is in portrait only, but here, we have it in landscape. Folks conclude it’s just a little mix up to fit the phone into the advert properly. Note that instead of the tiles simply rotating […]

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Lumiapps: Genesis/Sms/GG/Sega CD emulator (for Symbian too!)

Lumiapps: Genesis/Sms/GG/Sega CD emulator (for Symbian too!)

| July 21, 2013 | 7 Replies

    The Genesis/Sms/GG/Sega CD emulator is available at the Windows Phone store. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/emigens-plus/e84b6e61-f951-4bf3-abda-0d849e005957?signin=true This is also available for Symbian. http://store.ovi.com/content/345793 Other emulators: GameBoy Advance PlayStation SNES Via Reddit

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@TheRock gets ‘exclusive’ Nokia phone, poses with some hot Nokia Execs #1020

@TheRock gets ‘exclusive’ Nokia phone, poses with some hot Nokia Execs #1020

| July 21, 2013 | 18 Replies

Above is The Rock, supposedly with some Nokia Execs (really?). They met Dwayne Johnson to gift him an Exclusive Nokia Phone which WPC  says is the Nokia Lumia 1020. Lovely ladies (Nokia execs) stopped by the gym and gifted me the "exclusive" phone.;) #ThankU #BatPhoneThuggin pic.twitter.com/DbIyOiVwtx — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 20, 2013 Cheers sbw44 and […]

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LeakyLeak: Nokia Lumia 521 for MetroPCS?

LeakyLeak: Nokia Lumia 521 for MetroPCS?

| July 21, 2013 | 9 Replies

Quick heads up, @evleaks tweets that the above is the Nokia Lumia 521 for the TMobile owned MetroPCS. The Nokia Lumia 521 is a variant of the popular 520, currently the most affordable and the top selling Windows Phone device to date.

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Stephen Elop on Why Nokia continues to pursue the US market despite limited success

Stephen Elop on Why Nokia continues to pursue the US market despite limited success

| July 21, 2013 | 110 Replies

Why does Nokia push so strongly in the US despite limited success? Stephen Elop says: With respect to N.A., we believe quite strongly the signalling value of that market is high. We measure this quite carefully by studying the influencers on purchases around the world and the extent to which for example, a powerful launch […]

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Lumia Tip: Glance Screen – Always on Clock always on, and night mode

Lumia Tip: Glance Screen – Always on Clock always on, and night mode

| July 21, 2013 | 15 Replies

] One of the great things Nokia is bringing to the Nokia Lumia range is the always on clock, popularised by Symbian and a feature on the Nokia N9 (as well as double tap to unlock). By default, the Glance screen turns off after a predetermined amount of time. If you picked it up, or […]

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MNB Reader Generated: BSI Sensors Explained

MNB Reader Generated: BSI Sensors Explained

| July 21, 2013 | 17 Replies

While presenting the 1020 Elop made a point to mention that it had a “BSI” sensor, or Back Illuminated Sensor, but what the hell does that mean? Well thankfully Nabkawe has made another helpful post detailing it:  Hey guys as the days go by we’re very excited to get our hands on Nokia’s latest imaging […]

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