Category: Lumia

SkyDrive updated to v4.2, Battery Saver also gets update.

SkyDrive updated to v4.2, Battery Saver also gets update.

| July 22, 2014 | 4 Replies

OneDrive got updated to version 4.2.0.0 which brings: choosing where to download files to phone progress page for uploads/downloads contact sharing improvements bug fixes performance improvements   Battery Saver also got an update but there’s nothing specifically mentioned as to what the changes are.

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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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MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

MixRadio’s future has been up in the air following today’s news on job cuts. Good news is, MixRadio is sticking around, but will be looking to go solo. Jyrki Rosenberg, head of MixRadio told Music Ally that they’re “planning a spin-off.” Whilst MS will focus on the WP platform, and making sure its “the best […]

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OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

| July 17, 2014 | 267 Replies

Earlier, we got news of a dramatic shift at Microsoft that potentially will see 18,000 employees displaced and forced to find other opportunities. Most of these will be related to the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business. We’ve also gotten word of Nokia’s Asha and X devices being ceased, as well as MixRadio now […]

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Cortana does impressions? (Video)

Cortana does impressions? (Video)

| July 15, 2014 | 2 Replies

I watched a video whereby they demoed ‘Cortana’ doing some voice impressions. I thought they must have done that themselves, but, no, no, it is actually part of Cortana. GameInfirmary Via: Reddit

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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 | 5 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 | 5 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 | 4 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 | 4 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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