Archive for August 8th, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 coming in Red!?

Nokia Lumia 1020 coming in Red!?

| August 8, 2013 | 21 Replies

  Found on a Polish site, stock for a Red Nokia Lumia 1020 was noted. If you wanna see what it might look like there was already the leaked Nokia EOS in Red from a while back. I wonder if Ali will stick as a new recruit of #TeamYellow or if he’ll rejoin #TeamRed. Now […]

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WP8 GDR3 is in testing says Tom Warren

WP8 GDR3 is in testing says Tom Warren

| August 8, 2013 | 48 Replies

Tom Warren says that WP8 GDR3 (General Distribution Release 3), a bigger update than the recently released (but not yet everywhere – I certainly don’t have it, hurray me) GDR2 is in testing. The reddit thread says it’s been in testing from employees at MS for many weeks. Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update is in […]

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Call and SMS filter for Nokia Lumia with GDR2 Amber update

Call and SMS filter for Nokia Lumia with GDR2 Amber update

| August 8, 2013 | 19 Replies

There’s more surprises for Nokia Lumia users in the GDR2 update thanks to Nokia. It comes by way of update to Extras + Info to which you then get the option to filter/block SMS and Calls. I distinctly remember a couple of readers saying this was really important to them so it’s nice to see […]

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Nokia Solutions and Networks, NSN, reports Q2 profit of 136 million euros, 2.8B euro net sales.

Nokia Solutions and Networks, NSN, reports Q2 profit of 136 million euros, 2.8B euro net sales.

| August 8, 2013 | 2 Replies

The Times of India reports NSN have posted a profit of 136M euros. This is NSN’s fourth consecutive quarter of strong profitability. There was a time when NSN was the one needing help and cash from the parent companies but now with the restructuring is on a steadier path which is delivering profit. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/hardware/Nokia-Solutions-reports-Q2-profit-of-136-million-euros/articleshow/21708012.cms   […]

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AnandTech: Nokia Lumia 521: Quality Smartphone on an Extreme Budget

AnandTech: Nokia Lumia 521: Quality Smartphone on an Extreme Budget

| August 8, 2013 | 3 Replies

Whilst the likes of the 1020 amaze the media and the crowd, let’s not forget the stars of the show are these quality affordable smartphones. In this long and indepth review by Vivek Gowri for AnandTech, we see precisely why the likes of the Lumia 52x is so popular and a big hit in countries like […]

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AAWP: Nokia Lumia 1020 video tests – “he best phone in the world for video capture – by some margin”

AAWP: Nokia Lumia 1020 video tests – “he best phone in the world for video capture – by some margin”

| August 8, 2013 | 16 Replies

One more test with Steve Litchfield, this time for AAWP, testing the video of the Nokia Lumia 1020 on its own. I haven’t played around with the 1020 long enough, I’m interested in how that manual focus in video works (and if it is manual, can you ‘pull focus’) http://allaboutwindowsphone.com/reviews/item/18083_Nokia_Lumia_1020_camera-video_.php This is going to sound […]

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#ThrowbackThursday – My first Nokia was a _____

#ThrowbackThursday – My first Nokia was a _____

| August 8, 2013 | 45 Replies

This was just shared by Nokia’s Facebook page. It’s a topic that crops up here every now and again but I’m always surprised by the answer, some by how early their Nokia phones were, and others, how extremely recent. One way or another, it’s a question that unites a Nokia community because it’s something you guys […]

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Reminder: Nokia Have Been Using “Double Tap to Wake” Since 2008

Reminder: Nokia Have Been Using “Double Tap to Wake” Since 2008

| August 8, 2013 | 28 Replies

Earlier we posted about LG copying Nokia’s “Double tap to wake” feature that we all came to know and love in the N9 when it was announced in 2011; but that’s not even Nokia’s first to use it. The beautiful Ellen  was kind enough to remind us that Nokia have been implementing this idea in there […]

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77.6% shipment increase in WP since last year

77.6% shipment increase in WP since last year

| August 8, 2013 | 37 Replies

Reports from IDC show that Windows Phone’s shipments have increased 77.6% since last year. TheVerge notes that whilst WP’s lead over BlackBerry isn’t huge, WP and BB are clearly going in “different directions”, with WP on the incline. Android continues to dominate. iOS is second, actually contracting in marketshare. Really slow progress from WP but […]

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Nokia N9′s double tap to wake swiped by LG G2 as ‘knock knock’

Nokia N9′s double tap to wake swiped by LG G2 as ‘knock knock’

| August 8, 2013 | 99 Replies

  I wasn’t sure I was going to bother highlighting this when I saw demo vids yesterday but since everyone writing about it has forgotten where this original innovation has come from, let’s point it out. Nokia N9, it did that whole buttonless face thing which meant that instead of using the unlock button you […]

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Amazing Lumia 1020 PureView Promo

Amazing Lumia 1020 PureView Promo

| August 8, 2013 | 16 Replies

Here’s another amazing promo video showing off the technical side of the Lumia 1020′s camera, it’s interesting to watch as someone who knows what the 1020 is all about and how it works; but I don’t think it would be *too* effective to the common folk. Unless of course some sort of on screen text […]

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