Category: Battery Life

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

| August 30, 2014 | 1 Reply

Dear MNB readers, In this episode of Weekend Watch, we cover the value that is to be gained in purchasing a Nokia Lumia 635 either for yourself or someone else as a gift. I consider value to be the sum of a lot of things and it varies from buyer to buyer, user to user […]

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Video & Gallery: Lumia 625 Rooftop Unboxing, and First Impressions

Video & Gallery: Lumia 625 Rooftop Unboxing, and First Impressions

| September 2, 2013 | 13 Replies

Earlier today I was awakened (I’m still on vacation so I get to sleep in) by my mom dumping a bunch of packages on my bad, claiming my “toys had arrived”; I wasn’t expecting the Lumia 625 to arrive for a couple more days so I was pleasantly surprised. What surprised me more was the […]

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Opinion: Why Nokia Should NOT Release a Tablet….Yet.

Opinion: Why Nokia Should NOT Release a Tablet….Yet.

| February 4, 2013 | 87 Replies

We’ve heard plenty of rumors about a Nokia tablet coming soon; with most mouths pointing to this month at MWC. Without beating around the bush, I DON’T think Nokia should release a tablet just yet. Not that I wouldn’t absolutely love one (heck I’m dying for one!) but looking at it from a marketshare/profit point of view I can’t see it […]

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Tip: How To Increase Your Lumia’s Battery Life

Tip: How To Increase Your Lumia’s Battery Life

| January 12, 2013 | 41 Replies

Although the Lumia 920 packs a monstrous 2,000 Mah battery, it can be power hungry sometimes. Especially with one of the brightest screens in direct sunlight, and the large 4.5″  screen. Here are a couple hints to increase the battery life of your 920 (and 820/620 of course + Most features apply to WP 7.X devices): Change […]

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Battery Update Begins Rolling Out for Lumia 800

Battery Update Begins Rolling Out for Lumia 800

| January 18, 2012 | 28 Replies

Multiple sources are claiming that their Lumia 800s are receiving Nokias promised Battery Fix Update, which is supposed to increase the capacity of their batteries (currently limited to 1300  rather than 1500); this update should bring the Software version up to 1600.2483.8106.11500 which besides fixing the battery life promises to improve WiFi connectivity. According to WMPoweruser.com the 800 […]

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Windows Phone Mango Review, Starring the Lumia 800

Windows Phone Mango Review, Starring the Lumia 800

| January 15, 2012 | 64 Replies

The amazing people at Nokia Connects were nice enough to send me a Lumia 800 to trial out for a while, so first off a shout out them for making this possible, they have some truly wonderful people working for them. Now a bit about the extent of my relationship with OSes other than Symbian/S^3, […]

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TechRadar Crowns N8 As Camera Again

TechRadar Crowns N8 As Camera Again

| January 15, 2012 | 52 Replies

-After All this time? ….. “Always.” It’s been over a year since the N8 was released, and yet according to techradar it’s still the king of cameraphones. The people at Techradar pitted the N8 against the Samsung Galaxy 2, the iPhone4S, HTC  Evo 3D, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and the Motorola XT720; in a series of complicated and thorough tests of […]

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Lumia 800 Battery Test Results (Vs. N9, iPhone, Galaxy Nexus…)

Lumia 800 Battery Test Results (Vs. N9, iPhone, Galaxy Nexus…)

| December 31, 2011 | 44 Replies

GSMarenas Battery test for the Lumia 800 are in; and the results are bittersweet. Just to keep things in perspective for everyone; the main comparison should be between the Lumia 800 and the N9, considering that they both have the same battery, same type of screen and almost the same screen size (Lumia 800 is .2 inches smaller screen-wise). […]

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Kik Messenger Now Available on NOKIA Store + Initial Review

Kik Messenger Now Available on NOKIA Store + Initial Review

| December 1, 2011 | 26 Replies

About two or three weeks ago the developers of the cross-platform messaging application Kik promised us a impending ‘beta-testers’ version of Kik for symbian, to my surprise the link I got in my email was for the final official version being distributed over the NOKIA store. Wonderful fast job by all the Kik Devolopers! thank you. (Live-Profile I have nothing […]

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Nokia N9 Review – Summary and overall thoughts (Warning: Long read)

Nokia N9 Review – Summary and overall thoughts (Warning: Long read)

| October 12, 2011 | 92 Replies

Okay so I know I haven’t done the best job out there and I’m the first to agree it was rushed. Mainly because people want to know everything about a phone before they buy it, and seeing as it’s being released already in many countries, there isn’t really the luxury of taking my time. Still, […]

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Free Nokia Windows Phone 7 device and Nokia E7 for Nokia’s developers

Free Nokia Windows Phone 7 device and Nokia E7 for Nokia’s developers

| February 18, 2011 | 15 Replies

If you were a developer writing apps for Nokia’s Qt program over the last couple of days, you’d be remiss if you didn’t actually take a gander at the opportunity Nokia is providing to their obviously jilted devs. Nokia sent to following letter out to members of their Forum Nokia launchpad program with a message […]

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27 minute hands-on with the Nokia N8

27 minute hands-on with the Nokia N8

| October 5, 2010 | Reply

Matthew Miller from Nokia Experts and ZDNet has put up a 27 minute hands on with a certain blue Nokia N8. Given that he’s somewhat well-versed in the use of Symbian devices it was a pretty smooth and thorough run-through given the obvious time and format limitations. Some of the key take-aways from his video […]

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Nokia N8 Schematics Confirm Broadcom BCM2727 GPU

Nokia N8 Schematics Confirm Broadcom BCM2727 GPU

| July 28, 2010 | 49 Replies

When the N8 was first unveiled a lot of people were left disappointed and questioned the choice of powerplant to power the  N8, there have been a lot of confusions and arguments between the media and now Nokia have confirmed that the N8 will  use the Broadcom BCM2727 GPU which according to Broadcom will for […]

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Recapping: Nseries LA event

Recapping: Nseries LA event

| October 5, 2007 | Reply

(Picture by robbi) Phew, been away from the mobile world a bit to concentrate on the realms outside. Whilst I have my first batch of free time, I’m gonna recap on the Nseries LA event – the actual evening – before I continue the Nokia blog posts. 1: Journey to the Mansion: Off the bus, […]

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"Nokia – connecting people, photographing them and annoying them with a vast range of mindless ringtones"

"Nokia – connecting people, photographing them and annoying them with a vast range of mindless ringtones"

| September 16, 2007 | Reply

Jeremy Clarkson, the refreshing loud mouth presenter of BBC’s hit “Top Gear”, is frustrated with the vast choice of high-tech mobile phones as not a single one simply does what he needs: be a phone. You know, one for talking? He does highlight one of my major gripes about convergence device: Battery Life! “What I […]

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