Category: Nokia

Video: Sailfish on HTC Desire HD, Download the Jolla experience

Video: Sailfish on HTC Desire HD, Download the Jolla experience

| September 20, 2014 | Reply

We saw some pics at the start of the month of Jolla’s Sailfish oS on the HTC Desire HD. Below is a video and a link to XDA-Forums for instructions. http://forum.xda-developers.com/htc-desire-hd/general/sailfish-htc-desire-hd-t2882123 Via

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Xbox’s Phil Spencer promises to bring Minecraft to WindowsPhone

Xbox’s Phil Spencer promises to bring Minecraft to WindowsPhone

| September 20, 2014 | Reply

In response to Talal al Reyami who asked Xbox Chief, Phil Spencer if he could promise to bring Minecraft to Win8.1 Surface and WP8.1, Phil simply replied “Yes”. Whilst it seems that 2.5 billion dollar purchase indicated a ‘duh’, let’s not forget the 8 billion Microsoft has spent on Skype and precisely how well WP […]

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Share your creative homescreens with @Connects – check out surprise pikachu

Share your creative homescreens with @Connects – check out surprise pikachu

| September 20, 2014 | 1 Reply

I thought this was a pretty neat share to @Connects’ latest “share your creative homescreens” by our very own Moody Caplan. Within the folder is a surprise image and adds to that interactive start screen feel. I do like the thought of folders themselves having a different wallpaper inside them. This one is done with […]

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UK Tabloid Mirror applauds Nokia Lumia 930 as the best smartphone you have probably never heard of.

UK Tabloid Mirror applauds Nokia Lumia 930 as the best smartphone you have probably never heard of.

| September 20, 2014 | 1 Reply

The Tabloid paper, Mirror, reckons that the Nokia Lumia 930 is the best smartphone their audience has probably never heard of. Those being the iPhone/Galaxy/HTC buying UK crowd. Lumia is growing well particularly in the UK, but it still doesn’t have the levels of recognition of its competitors. Top quality screen and frame Robust build […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 730 and 735 – fit more into your selfies

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 730 and 735 – fit more into your selfies

| September 20, 2014 | 4 Replies

  The Nokia channel mentions Nokia in the title of their video again in this promo for the Nokia Lumia 735/730; The Selfie Phone. Nokia is also mentioned directly towards the end. The tag line is “Share line uncropped” as you can fit more people in to the frame. Though I do somewhat find it […]

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Lumia moves to new home at Microsoft’s site

Lumia moves to new home at Microsoft’s site

| September 20, 2014 | 3 Replies

Nokia_UK tweeted that they’ve made a move over to Microsoft’s site. There have been some reports that Nokia.com is no more and it goes to Microsoft but I’m still seeing nokia.com. We’ve moved to a new home! Everything you need to know about #Lumia is here now: http://t.co/IVlf3xiBbQ pic.twitter.com/0Z7QgJuhJK — Nokia UK (@nokia_uk) September 19, […]

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Refurb T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 635 without contract, 74.99USD

Refurb T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 635 without contract, 74.99USD

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Reply

Although the original title mentioned eBay, this isn’t a one off personal sale. 19 have been sold and there’s still more than 10 available. Contract free, on T-Mobile USA, you can get the Nokia Lumia 635 for 74.99USD. These are said to be 130USD new. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Noki-Lumia-635-8GB-Windows-8-1-Smartphone-T-Mobile-White Via: Reddit

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Round Two of Microsoft Layoffs, Cuts 2,100 More Jobs

Round Two of Microsoft Layoffs, Cuts 2,100 More Jobs

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Replies

As rumored earlier this week, Microsoft have carried out round two of the announced job cuts, this time letting 2,100 employees go. This si the second large scale layoff by Microsoft since the Nokia acquisition was completed, the first occurred in July and saw nearly 13,000 former Nokia employees lose their jobs. Combined nearly 15,000 jobs […]

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Jolla Phone Coming to India on September 23rd

Jolla Phone Coming to India on September 23rd

| September 18, 2014 | 4 Replies

Jolla Mobile just posted on twitter that the Jolla phone will be officially available in India on September 23rd (next week). Heads up #INDIA!!!! #Jolla launch 23rd September 2014!!! http://t.co/Qj4PA9nwWu pic.twitter.com/skJmVIFdTT — Jolla Mobile (@JollaMob) September 18, 2014 According to the image attached the phone will be exclusive to snapdeal.com, an online Indian retailer; meaning […]

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Video: Nineshark Grooveshark client demoed on Nokia N9, Jolla Phone and Nokia Lumia 925

Video: Nineshark Grooveshark client demoed on Nokia N9, Jolla Phone and Nokia Lumia 925

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

Nicolas SUFFYS demoes the Grooveshark client called Nineshark on the Nokia N9, Jolla Phone and Nokia Lumia 925. The N9 and WP versions look quite similar, with the WP version not being metro but more Nokia Swipe UI like. The Jolla version has that Jolla feel to it. Nicolas SUFFYS

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GiffGaff reviews the Nokia Lumia 930

GiffGaff reviews the Nokia Lumia 930

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Replies

  Budget network ‘GiffGaff’ that runs on O2′s network have a ‘community review’ of the Nokia Lumia 930. http://giffgaff.com/nokia/nokia-lumia-930/phone-details This is not a paid placement, I haven’t used giffgaff myself but those I’ve spoken to speak highly of it. I just like that their plans seem to be very straight forward. I just wish they […]

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MS CEO Nadella visits India on day of Windows 9 Technical preview.

MS CEO Nadella visits India on day of Windows 9 Technical preview.

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Reply

Times of India reported that Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, will be visiting India on the day that Windows 9 Technical Preview is shown off (September 30th). It may be merely coincidence or there might be something significant. In a cloud first, mobile first microsoft, as well as eyes set on the next billion, India presents as […]

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Wololo: Pay to Win Age of Empires: Castle Siege now available in store to download

Wololo: Pay to Win Age of Empires: Castle Siege now available in store to download

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Replies

You can now download Age of Empires: Castle Siege. It’s free which means it’s not, i.e. users reporting it’s yet another pay to win game. It’s turn by turn/clash of clans style, not an actual RTS which Age of Empires was popular for. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/age-of-empires-castle-siege/179cc09c-7d37-4281-b85e-602187b7d032 Is there any point in having QR codes until Microsoft restores […]

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Deal Alert: Surface Pro (1 & 2) Docking station for $119

Deal Alert: Surface Pro (1 & 2) Docking station for $119

| September 17, 2014 | Reply

If you plan on using your Surface tablet as a full fledged PC, then the additional docking station is a must have purchase. The docking station adds 3 USB 2.0 ports, One USB 3.0 port, an Ethernet jack, a headphone jack, and a display out port; so essentially it transforms your Surface Pro into a […]

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Nokia should have gone Android? Sony Quadruples annual loss forecast as smartphones disappoint.

Nokia should have gone Android? Sony Quadruples annual loss forecast as smartphones disappoint.

| September 17, 2014 | 87 Replies

      Not to dredge up old discussions, but I saw a tweet exchange between Jay Kannan and Charles Arthur discussing Sony’s quadrupled annual loss forecast. Jay Kannan brings back the chimes that Nokia should have gone Android as it would have saved their declining business, but as shown with Sony, it’s not completely […]

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