Category: Lumia

Exploding Live Tiles sneak peek of  MixView for WP8.1…on McLaren?

Exploding Live Tiles sneak peek of MixView for WP8.1…on McLaren?

| July 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

Tom Warren tweeted a pic of what he says is the ‘exploding’ live tiles that will soon grace WindowsPhone. What could it be on? Some speculate this might be McLaren. It would be interesting to experience the 3D touch side. Check out the facebook tile app with the quick function to check in, take a […]

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Nokia Lumia 1525 with Snapdragon 801 for T-Mobile and Verizon; Surface Mini back; Android Lumia; 2520 for T-MO

Nokia Lumia 1525 with Snapdragon 801 for T-Mobile and Verizon; Surface Mini back; Android Lumia; 2520 for T-MO

| July 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

  A recap on @evleaks exciting tweets. Evleaks features full twee ts at http://evleaks.at/ The Nokia Lumia 1525 – Nokia by Microsoft product. This will have the Snapdragon 801 inside instead of the 800 and will be heading to T-Mobile and Verizon. Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is heading to T-Mobile Surface Mini, previously said to be […]

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Microsoft Devices announce Lumia 930 UK release date – July 17

Microsoft Devices announce Lumia 930 UK release date – July 17

| July 8, 2014 | 3 Replies

In 9 days time, the Nokia Lumia 930 will be officially released in the UK. Yes, 930, which seemed to have been launched ages ago now is just appearing. Contract prices start at £33. Vodafone, EE, Phones4U, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Tesco and Amazon. Phones4U get the exclusive on the white. Other UK Highstreet and online […]

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LeakyLeak: Lumia 1525 – heading to T-Mobile

LeakyLeak: Lumia 1525 – heading to T-Mobile

| July 6, 2014 | 1 Reply

Something by the name of the Lumia 1525 is heading to T-Mobile. Just a network variant or will there be differences in design? Could it be at least as packed as the international 1520 not like the 16GB no wireless charging 1520 for AT&T? Looking at the comments to @evleaks’ tweet, there was a link […]

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What Would You Do to Win a Lumia 930? [Australia Only] #IWantALumia930

What Would You Do to Win a Lumia 930? [Australia Only] #IWantALumia930

| July 1, 2014 | 1 Reply

Alongside the launch of the Lumia 930 in Australia, Nokia/Microsoft are giving 20 people a chance to win their own Lumia 930. All you need to do, is say what you would do to win a Lumia 930. Be creative with the way in which you present the idea, as it may be what sets […]

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Local Availability for Lumia 635 and Lumia 930 in Australia Announced

Local Availability for Lumia 635 and Lumia 930 in Australia Announced

| July 1, 2014 | 3 Replies

This morning, Microsoft Devices Australia announced plans to release the Lumia 930 and Lumia 635 this month. You’ll be able to pick up a Lumia 930 from Optus, Vodafone and Telstra and retail stores (incl. Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Allphones and JB HiFi) with an RRP of $729. All four colours are available; Orange, Green, […]

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Adobe Photoshop Express Available for Lumia

Adobe Photoshop Express Available for Lumia

| June 27, 2014 | 4 Replies

NokConv says that you can now get Adobe Photoshop Express for your Lumia. Along with the usual basics and one touch fix, you can adjust exposure, contrast, clarity, vibrancy and ‘any of the other levels’. There are also 20 additional filters. The app is free to download but there are some in-app purchases: the Adobe […]

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Nokia Camera gets continuous AF for faster focusing, Surround Sound video, Living images and more

Nokia Camera gets continuous AF for faster focusing, Surround Sound video, Living images and more

| June 23, 2014 | 8 Replies

Since WP8.1 and the automatic app updates, I rarely notice the silent updates unless I notice particular apps are doing something new. Today, my gallery started autoplaying videos. As it turns out, Nokia Camera got the v4.7.2.5 update which brings: Living images – get a bit of motion before the shot is taken. Continuous AF […]

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Gameloft’s Heroes of Order and Chaos available in store

Gameloft’s Heroes of Order and Chaos available in store

| June 20, 2014 | Reply

A popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena from Gameloft, Heroes of Order and Chao, is available in store. Some might compare it to a mobile League of Legends. Whilst it is rated highly in both iOS/Android stores, it seems to suffer some stability issues, hence possibly the 1GB Ram requirement. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/heroes-of-order-chaos/5f92f517-8f24-4857-a15d-83087f414234 Via

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Video: Miracast Wireless Sreensharing on Nokia Lumia 630

Video: Miracast Wireless Sreensharing on Nokia Lumia 630

| June 20, 2014 | 5 Replies

Last month we looked at a very short demo of the Miracast function using a Nokia Lumia 630. Thanks to my non-working twitter notifications, I missed a message from Bharadwaj who shared a much clearer demo of Miracast in action. Note how you have options to let a dot appear when you touch the device. […]

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Lumia Tips: FIFA World Cup 2014 Cortana/Bing Requests, Lockscreen and other Apps

Lumia Tips: FIFA World Cup 2014 Cortana/Bing Requests, Lockscreen and other Apps

| June 19, 2014 | 4 Replies

In case you weren’t using a separate app, you can ask Cortana or just type into Bing to get the latest scores and info. Cortana will show you the info but she will not mention anything. You can ask about a specific team… Or enquire about the next game… Turns out Cortana can tell you […]

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Video: Your next Business Smartphone is a Nokia Lumia

Video: Your next Business Smartphone is a Nokia Lumia

| June 18, 2014 | 12 Replies

  Another quick promo from Nokia that aims to show how well the Nokia Lumia series fits for business. There are plenty of stories of business choosing to go with Nokia Lumia for their workforce. With stronger devices on a stronger platform, the choice seems even more straightforward.

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Nokia replaces broken phone with Nokia Lumia 1520, Xbox One and Surface Pro 2 tablets for Friday 13th Promo

Nokia replaces broken phone with Nokia Lumia 1520, Xbox One and Surface Pro 2 tablets for Friday 13th Promo

| June 17, 2014 | 7 Replies

  In a bid to change the association of Friday 13th as an unlucky day, Nokia decided to give some folks who had an unlucky experience of a broken phone a new Nokia Lumia 1520, Xbox One with games and Surface Pro 2 tablets. The full ‘Microsoft’ package. One of the crew broke their phones […]

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Vido: Nokia Lumia 630 gets the Rozetka Review treatment

Vido: Nokia Lumia 630 gets the Rozetka Review treatment

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Replies

These reviewers are pretty popular amongst the MNB readers as they’re really well shot and put together and the presenters are pretty captivating too. Again, being in Russian, I don’t quite understand a lot of what is said other than the odd word mentioned in English.

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Angry Birds Epic and ‘skype beating video quality’ Video chat app ooVoo at Windows Phone Store

Angry Birds Epic and ‘skype beating video quality’ Video chat app ooVoo at Windows Phone Store

| June 13, 2014 | 6 Replies

  Angry Birds Epic is now available on Windows Phone. This RPG is free to download and seems to be quite popular at the moment. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/epic/28fcff8a-b545-487b-ae36-7da1521998df Here’s the game play. ooVoo on the otherhand is a video calling app. It’s self described as the highest quality video calling app, more so than Skype and other […]

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