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MyDreamNokia #106: Cute little Nokia Lumia 330 – Asha/mobile phone replacement concept

MyDreamNokia #106: Cute little Nokia Lumia 330 – Asha/mobile phone replacement concept

| July 22, 2014 | 7 Replies

More very realistic renders by PhoneDesigner, featuring the Nokia Lumia 330. It has a small 3″ screen fit for the Asha days. It looks like a little classic Nokia brick with a touch screen. I like the call UI at the top. Making the now ‘tiny’ iPhone 5S look huge. 540×240 pixels… The main issue […]

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Video: RAW vs JPEG, advantages and disadvantages

Video: RAW vs JPEG, advantages and disadvantages

| July 21, 2014 | 3 Replies

    For those serious about mobile photography, or photography in general, you’ll want to be taking advantage of any RAW shooting capabilities (Nokia Lumia, Nokia Camera Settings: 1 Capture Mode, 2 JPEG 5MP + DNG 16MP). This is especially useful for those who like to do some editing of their photos as the RAW […]

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Video: Tahkalampi Jolla Sailfish Update 8

Video: Tahkalampi Jolla Sailfish Update 8

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

Hamanoo is back with this short video on the more noticeable features that came out with the Sailfish Update 8, ‘Tahkalampi’. The whole OS apparently feels faster and smoother.   Hamanoo McDougachi

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Software update for Nokia Lumia 930

Software update for Nokia Lumia 930

| July 20, 2014 | 17 Replies

Not sure what it brings but earlier today the 930 asked to be updated. It’s now on v8.10.12397.895.

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GSM Arena Camera shootout: Nokia Lumia 1020 camera beats Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z2 and Oppo Find 7

GSM Arena Camera shootout: Nokia Lumia 1020 camera beats Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z2 and Oppo Find 7

| July 19, 2014 | 4 Replies

In a shootout to the death, 6 enter but only one leaves. Comparing 6 devices, GSM Arena examines each aspect of mobile photography and crowns the Nokia Lumia 1020 from last year as the winner against the newer flagships (- iPhone). Nokia’s imaging know how is unparalleled. And do think Nokia had already achieved this […]

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Jolla docks in India

Jolla docks in India

| July 18, 2014 | 9 Replies

    The Finnish Jolla phone has arrived in India. It’ll be available on Snapdeal, India’s largest online retailer. Pricing is not yet certain. You can sign up to be notified when it’ll be available. There’s a nice English/Finnish message to say thanks for signing up and to confirm the request in the email sent. […]

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Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

| July 18, 2014 | 18 Replies

  According to WPC, the highly anticipated Nokia codename “McLaren” has been killed. It seemed to be verging on very exciting; a handset that was going to leapfrog in hardware and software. Rubino’s article seems to state that 3D touch on WP is no more. A new paradigm of interaction requires everyone else to get […]

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Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

| July 17, 2014 | 5 Replies

  Hey guys, here’s a very quick, short unboxing of both the Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930. I’m still in the middle of uni  project deadlines (less than 24 hours to go for submission of main piece). I’ve submitted mine already but I may need to do some changes. Whilst on my break, the […]

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Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

| July 17, 2014 | 28 Replies

  Here’s Nokia UK’s promo called ‘Meet the Nokia Lumia 930′. The angle here is that the 930 stays in the same position as various bits of background life change around it. Bing Music identified the song as ‘Some Day’ by Annie Drury, with the end lyrics ‘ Some day, we can make it out […]

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Nokia Lumia 930 camera vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Nokia Lumia 930 camera vs Samsung Galaxy S5

| July 17, 2014 | 4 Replies

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is being touted as a super amazing camera. Here it is being compared against Nokia’s number 2, the Nokia Lumia 930. (identical to 1520/icon’s 20MP camera. Rank 3 if we shift the ranks by including the 808). http://www.trustedreviews.com/opinions/nokia-lumia-930-vs-galaxy-s5 Because there’s no proper HDR mode, the S5 wins it out. But kudos […]

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Jolla available in China?

Jolla available in China?

| July 16, 2014 | 34 Replies

An online Chinese retailer (similar to eBay/Amazon) and part of the ‘Alibaba’ group, TaoBao, has the Jolla phone on sale. 2988 Yuan is equivalent to about 356 EUR (It’s about 349EUR at Jolla’s site). http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a230r.1.14.1.rSsW6g&id=39867115496&ns=1#detail Via

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Press Release: Lumia Cyan Rollout starts rolling out today

Press Release: Lumia Cyan Rollout starts rolling out today

| July 15, 2014 | 16 Replies

Microsoft Devices today announces that the Lumia Cyan software update will start rolling out to Nokia Lumia phones running Windows Phone 8 today. Lumia Cyan brings the latest Windows Phone 8.1 features and unique Lumia experiences to your existing Windows Phone 8 smartphone.   THE LATEST WINDOWS PHONE 8.1 FEATURES COMING TO YOUR LUMIA INCLUDE: Cortana. The world’s first virtual […]

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Jolla Summer release available: Sailfish Software version 1.0.8.19, Tahkalampi

Jolla Summer release available: Sailfish Software version 1.0.8.19, Tahkalampi

| July 15, 2014 | 67 Replies

  The Tahkalampi update for Jolla Sailfish (version v1.0.8.19) was made available to those with ‘TheFirstOnes” TOH yesterday and then shortly to all a few hours later…so this should be everyone now. What’s new? Easily switch between open Android apps in the homescreen by tapping on their respective active covers i.e they are no longer […]

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New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha “1407″ release for is now available! #Jolla

New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha “1407″ release for is now available! #Jolla

| July 15, 2014 | Reply

Jolla tweets that the new Sailfish OS SDK Alpha 1407 is available. Info at this link. https://sailfishos.org/wiki/ReleaseNote_SDK_1407   New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha "1407" release for is now available! Release notes + download links at https://t.co/4cJsouuBoG Happy hacking! — Jolla (@JollaHQ) July 15, 2014

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Video: Microsoft Research demoes real life Pokédex on Windows Phone with Project Adam #Cortana

Video: Microsoft Research demoes real life Pokédex on Windows Phone with Project Adam #Cortana

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Project Adam is demoed on a Nokia Lumia. What is it? It’s something that can identify animals – dogs in this instance. Snap a picture and it works out what breed it is. Here’s more on Project Adam. It’s not actually dog recognition software, it’s about Learning and Artificial Intelligence. http://blogs.microsoft.com/next/2014/07/14/microsoft-research-shows-advances-artificial-intelligence-project-adam/ Using 30 times fewer […]

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