Folks at the official blog for Jolla want you to know that updating Sailfish OS really pays off. They want you to know that at Jolla, they work differently to other mobile OS devs. We think and operate in an iterative way, meaning that our development is a continuous flow of ideas, updates, fixes, new […]
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At E3, Microsoft built a pretty cool Halo 5 Hololens experience. They’ve built the inside of a UNSC ship and with Hololens, mixed digital with the physical reality. As opposed to VR where you’re looking completely and only at a screen, Hololens superimposes objects into your real life surroundings. Your eyes have a direct line […]
OK, just reiterating quite an important thing that seemed to take less prominence here because of the Elop news… Microsoft is merging both Hardware and Software divisions into ONE Unit.Windows, Windows Phone/Mobile, Surface, Xbox, Lumia, HoloLens, Surface Hub and Band. Terry Myerson is getting this even bigger responsibility, essentially the next top guy after Nadella, […]
There’s another shift to the positions at Microsoft. Quite a big name is heading out for retirement. Stephen Elop! Once from Microsoft, he took the helm at Nokia as the first non-Finnish CEO with much controversy. Burning platform, Feb 11 Partnership with MS Lumia No more MeeGo The results were not to everyone’s expectations to […]
Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10136 – One handed use, UI changes, better Cortana and more!
Microsoft have announced build 10136 for Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview. If you were already on 1008, you cannot update to this. You have to go back to 8.1 via Windows Phone Recovery Tool and then update via Windows Insider. This is due to a migration bug. Instead of waiting for that to get fixed, you can do […]
In the UK, free newspapers amongst those you pay for are quite common. Usually found on public transport routes, it means commuters have something to read on their journey whilst the paper has a huge ad target audience. Today, capitalising on that “free” exposure, Microsoft Lumia are putting together a 5 day limited edition newspaper […]
LG Electronics and Nokia Technologies agree on smartphone patent license Espoo, Finland – LG Electronics has agreed to take a royalty-bearing smartphone patent license from Nokia Technologies. The Korean company is the latest of more than 60 licensees for Nokia’s 2G, 3G and 4G mobile communication technologies and the first major smartphone manufacturer to join […]
Anytime there’s a leaked device, PhoneDesigner over on facebook creates impressive renders that are almost always what the final design looks like. Based on @evleaks’ blurred leak, we get this. A modest hump triple LED camera. This older concept was probably just based on the leaked info alone. Below is more 1520/925 like vs the […]
A very realistic concept in terms of design and specs: 5″ AMOLED 1080p Octacore 64bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 13MP Rear, Zeiss 8MP Wide front selfie 2650mAh Source: MicrosoftLovers Cheers Stephen Olli Kallasvuo for the tip!
Jolla tweeted again about the latest update to Sailfish OS, and it’s called Aaslakkajärvi. There are quite a few new changes, features and bug fixes. The prominent ones are summarised below but the full changelog can be viewed here. Browser: private browsing mode is now available. Choose ‘Private browsing’ in the pulldown menu of the tab […]
@evleaks tweeted this image above. It’s a Triple LED Lumia overlying a bump on the camera. Don't give up hope, Windows fans. pic.twitter.com/Vce2NODMnk — Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 15, 2015 A month ago, specs appeared for the rumoured Lumia Cityman which mentions a triple LED flash. This however had a 20MP rear camera, not a […]
Peter Skillman was Head of Design for HERE up until today. Amongst Nokians, we knew him better as the guy who came from Palm back in the fall of September 2012. Skillman was then the new Nokia guy involved in the fantastic looking WebOS (as VP of Palm design), and then as Nokia’s VP MeeGo […]
If the Nokia and Microsoft partnership continued independently as per original plans, Nokia would have unveiled their own smartwatch. After the D&S purchase, Nokia’s smartwatch project was cancelled (though Microsoft did continue to release their “band”. The boxiness of Metro kinda fits the smaller screen of a smartwatch. I think it probably doesn’t need the […]
Microsoft’s Hololens is augmented reality on roids. Oculus Rift on the other hand aims to brings virtual reality to the masses. Both are awesome in their own right. It seemed like they’d be on opposing sides but it’s nice to see them working together. Oculus has a steam like platform called Home, but you can […]
Complete with dual USB outputs to charge multiple devices at once, there are a trio of 5200mAh, 9000mAh and 12000mAh power packs from Microsoft. You can get them at 35, 45, and 55 USD respectively. These keep their charge for up to several months to at least 80% if you somehow have periods where you […]