Archive for August 7th, 2013

NokConv: 12 teams selected for the final of Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE 2013

NokConv: 12 teams selected for the final of Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE 2013

| August 7, 2013 | 2 Replies

Back towards the end of May I told you guys about a Uni project that I had that somehow allowed me to amalgamate my geekiness of Nokia phones and Medicine. From the comments and mails I got, we were shared some info about something called the Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE. http://www.nokiasensingxchallenge.org/ http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/08/06/12-teams-selected-for-the-final-of-nokia-sensing-xchallenge-2013/ There’s $2.25 million […]

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UNOFriends Xbox Live Game Comes to WP8 (Free)

UNOFriends Xbox Live Game Comes to WP8 (Free)

| August 7, 2013 | 4 Replies

Gameloft have just released their latest title, UNOfriends, a social version of UNO exclusive to WP8 and complete with XBL Achievements. UNO & Friends, which works only on Windows Phone 8 smartphones, links you to a worldwide community of fans online, and puts you in the middle of an all-new multiplayer experience. Invite your friends to […]

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AAS: Video test – Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Nokia 808 PureView

AAS: Video test – Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Nokia 808 PureView

| August 7, 2013 | 20 Replies

Steve Litchfield from All About Symbian compares the video capture of the Nokia Lumia 1020 against the Nokia 808 PureView. The OIS really shows itself off when zooming – the 808 shakes a bit whilst the 1020 looks steady – to the point that you can’t really tell you’re zoomed in on the 1020. On […]

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B(r)ing your Windows Phone up to scratch with these new Bing apps

B(r)ing your Windows Phone up to scratch with these new Bing apps

| August 7, 2013 | 16 Replies

If you ever used Windows 8, you’ve probably also used one or two of the inbuilt Bing apps like Weather or News. Both apps are good at what they do and it made me wonder why these good apps weren’t yet available in Windows Phone. Wonder no more, since Microsoft released Bing Weather, News, Sports […]

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Video: Nokia Pro Cam running on Lumia 925

Video: Nokia Pro Cam running on Lumia 925

| August 7, 2013 | 18 Replies

Nokia Pro Cam is Nokia’s advanced Camera App that was announced alongside the Lumia 1020 is said to be coming to the Lumia 92X series (920/925/928). However, if you’re like me, you don’t like waiting for things. If you currently have Amber on one of these devices (in fact any WP8 running Lumia Amber can […]

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Press Release: Nokia completes the acquisition of Siemens’ stake in Nokia Siemens Networks (Renamed to….)

Press Release: Nokia completes the acquisition of Siemens’ stake in Nokia Siemens Networks (Renamed to….)

| August 7, 2013 | 17 Replies

NSN is renamed to NSN! But this time it’s not Nokia Siemens Networks but Nokia Solutions and Networks, also known as NSN. Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release August 7, 2013 at 14.50 (CET +1) Espoo, Finland – Nokia has completed the acquisition of Siemens’ stake in Nokia Siemens Networks. The transaction was originally announced on […]

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PureView vs ClearPixel: Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Moto X “Lumia 1020 wins this hands down”

PureView vs ClearPixel: Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Moto X “Lumia 1020 wins this hands down”

| August 7, 2013 | 32 Replies

Motorola, like HTC, are also trying to push their luck with their camera technology. This time they’ve got something called ‘Clear Pixel’. Camera talk begins at 3:27 In terms of camera, PureView wins here. Other specs wise, they’re quite comparable. Booredatwork.com

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Nokia Lumia 820 Nokia Amber PR2.0 Changelog

Nokia Lumia 820 Nokia Amber PR2.0 Changelog

| August 7, 2013 | 14 Replies

Here’s the list of changes expected for those with PR2.0 Nokia Amber update (3047.0000.1328.xxxx)   NEW FEATURES Glance screen Clock Charging indicator / low battery Indicator for silent / vibra mode, night mode (change color for night time) OFF by default Smart camera – capture the best moment Accidental remove unwanted objects from the scene […]

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Whatsapp for WIndows Phone Updated With Voice Chat

Whatsapp for WIndows Phone Updated With Voice Chat

| August 7, 2013 | 18 Replies

Whatsapp for WIndows Phone has just received a feature update (surprisingly it doesn’t require you to actually update the app itself), that allows you to send instant voice messages to your contacts. A new microphone option appears next to the text input that starts recording instantly and sends the message as soon as your done […]

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Windows Phone Store passes 2 Billion downloads, 1 Billion in the last 6 months

Windows Phone Store passes 2 Billion downloads, 1 Billion in the last 6 months

| August 7, 2013 | 72 Replies

  Microsoft reports that in the last 6 months alone, there have been 1 billion downloads at the Windows Phone Store, totalling 2 billion since WP’s existence (October 2010). That’s some pretty excellent growth in the last 6 months, no? Just for comparison, Ovi Store was launched in May 2009.  About 18 months later we […]

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SoldierKnowsBest: Camera Battle – Nokia Lumia 1020 vs iPhone 5 (Spoiler: 1020 of course wins)

SoldierKnowsBest: Camera Battle – Nokia Lumia 1020 vs iPhone 5 (Spoiler: 1020 of course wins)

| August 7, 2013 | 34 Replies

  Here’s another camera battle, one between the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the iPhone 5. I think that whilst a lot of us already know the conclusion, it isn’t always the case for the general public. I still remember some instances when my friends look at photos I’ve taken on my Nokia and tell me […]

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My Dream Nokia #95: Nokia Lumia 1030 41MP Luxury Leather and Gold Lumia Concept

My Dream Nokia #95: Nokia Lumia 1030 41MP Luxury Leather and Gold Lumia Concept

| August 7, 2013 | 28 Replies

  This concept for MDN #95 by Edgar Mkrtchyan is sort of a mix between #65 and #64, what with the premium/luxury materials in use. It has a 41MP Zeiss camera as found on the 1020.   Windows Phone 8.1+ Snapdragon 600 4.7″, 1080p, CBD2, PureMotion HD+, Gorilla Glass 3 41mp PureView camera, Zeiss, ‘double’ xenon […]

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Amber update for Lumia 920; your questions answered. (corrected a little)

Amber update for Lumia 920; your questions answered. (corrected a little)

| August 7, 2013 | 62 Replies

Yesterday Nokia uploaded the Lumia 920 GDR2 AKA Amber update to its servers, this meant that anyone with access to a Nokia care suit or a software updater could flash the new update on their phones. Having flashed all of my Nokias in the last 4 years (except the 808) I went ahead and flashed […]

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