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Last minute stocking filler: Nokia Lumia 520 for $20 (Amazon/AT&T)

Last minute stocking filler: Nokia Lumia 520 for $20 (Amazon/AT&T)

| December 21, 2014 | 2 Replies

Amazon lists both the unlocked 520 and the AT&T 520, the latter goes for just $19.99. Nokia Lumia 520 GoPhone (AT&T)   That’s cheaper than a fairly decent dumb phone. I’d get this if I needed a backup or a secondary phone where I wouldn’t mind in the phone went missing (e.g. Elective next year! […]

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Video: GTA San Andreas on Jolla Phone

Video: GTA San Andreas on Jolla Phone

| December 21, 2014 | Reply

Here’s a video of GTA: San Andreas on the Jolla Phone. What we’re warned in the video and as you can see from watching is that there’s lag throughout the game. The frame rate is a bit poor but at least it plays. This is more the hardware than the actual OS (or Jolla running […]

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Weekend Watch: Always Listening Cortana on Nokia Lumia 930 “Hey Cortana” with Lumia Denim.

Weekend Watch: Always Listening Cortana on Nokia Lumia 930 “Hey Cortana” with Lumia Denim.

| December 20, 2014 | 1 Reply

I’m surprised there aren’t more videos of this in action since this is quite useful on paper. Always listening Cortana means that the awesome voice assistant on WindowsPhone can be activated without you having to touch the phone or press any buttons from anywhere (including the Microsoft Band). Just say, “Hey Cortana” and you can […]

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Jolla Phone at Amazon UK for £199

Jolla Phone at Amazon UK for £199

| December 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

Simonas tweeted that the Jolla phone was available for  £199 at Amazon UK. RRP is about 273GBP (349 EUR). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jolla-Sim-Free-Smartphone-16GB-White/dp/B00HJA7A3Y  

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Nokia Networks possible merger with Alcatel Lucent?

Nokia Networks possible merger with Alcatel Lucent?

| December 18, 2014 | 4 Replies

There are a few reports out today that suggest again that Nokia Networks has been in talks with Alcatel Lucent with regards to a potential Merger. Reuters says that those familiar with the rumours say the talks never really stopped over the last 5 years. Nokia has some dough from the Microsoft buy out of […]

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Gift of Update 10! – Happy Holidays from Jolla #Sailfish #Changelog

Gift of Update 10! – Happy Holidays from Jolla #Sailfish #Changelog

| December 18, 2014 | 3 Replies

Sailfish Sailors on twitter are tweeting that they’re downloading Sailfish Update 10 today. Those with the FirstOnes OTH get it first. Below is a huge and extensive changelog from https://together.jolla.com/question/59874/release-notes-opt-in-upgrade-to-software-version-11038-uitukka/#59874-highlights-of-bug-fixes: What’s new New overlays for Maps – satellite, car (daylight mode), transit (public transport) and night mode Quicker access to favorite places on Maps Search […]

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Background Wallpaper and more interactive live tiles for WP10

Background Wallpaper and more interactive live tiles for WP10

| December 17, 2014 | 9 Replies

We’ve seen many concepts before showing what the metro tile interface might look like with a background wallpaper. Based on Nazwil’s tweet on what W10 on phones might look like, Dexter created the image above which was said to be perfect – though with a bit less translucency. Along with background wallpapers, we also get […]

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Feel Good Lumia #MakeItHappen: Surprise Christmas homecoming

Feel Good Lumia #MakeItHappen: Surprise Christmas homecoming

| December 17, 2014 | 3 Replies

Being home for Christmas is something most of us who celebrate it might take for granted. But there are those who are separated from their loved ones. This video shows how first, Skype is keeping those people in touch and second, a surprise where Microsoft brings those people together as part of their #MakeItHappen campaign. […]

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Jolla opens official blog!

Jolla opens official blog!

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

Jolla finally has their own blog! They’ve been sharing this over on twitter,  Facebook and their special community forum but now there’s a new place to check out that will act as the hub for their communications. https://blog.jolla.com They’ve  already got their second post up discussing  their story powered by people. Via

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Cortana redesign ideas

Cortana redesign ideas

| December 16, 2014 | 4 Replies

Here’s a Cortana redesign concept.  Basically adding a background to Cortana plus some subtle extras listed below. Nice way to emerge Bing image of the day. More of the image here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/22089691/Cortana-Redesignsource Added background, added Bing vision icon, changed search box and microphone icon, changed font color, added status Via

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Gestures Beta for WindowsPhone

Gestures Beta for WindowsPhone

| December 16, 2014 | 12 Replies

Microsoftare bringing Gestures Beta,  a sort of enhancements to some of the natural interactions with a phone to do intuitive things. Thevideo shows answering by picking up to the rear, automatic loudspeaker by placing on a table and turning off the call when placing the other way up. http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=38384829-0b39-4f21-a954-d2d4f8a4ac96 Lol at the simulated conversation.   […]

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Nokia Chat Beta ending on WindowsPhone –  get Skype

Nokia Chat Beta ending on WindowsPhone – get Skype

| December 16, 2014 | 3 Replies

Nokia Chat Beta for Windows Phone will end on January 15, 2015. After this date, you will not be able to sign in, message your contacts, or access past conversations using Nokia Chat Beta for Windows Phone. Thank you for your support and for contributing to the beta! We hope you’ve enjoyed using Nokia Chat […]

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Glance updated, brings back glance background!

Glance updated, brings back glance background!

| December 15, 2014 | 4 Replies

As shared by the reddit folks, glance has been updated and glance background is back. I think this was something first popularised on the Nokia N8. This means you can select a picture and have glance change it to something that can always be displayed when the screen is on standby. These pictures are by […]

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Weekend Watch: SkyScraper sized Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft (and 1020?)

Weekend Watch: SkyScraper sized Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft (and 1020?)

| December 14, 2014 | 3 Replies

Check out this epic creation of a Nokia Lumia 930 in Minecraft.  The rooms inside show off the different features. I’ve never played minecraft but are people making these things one block at a time? If so, crickey! Is that one a Nokia Lumia 1020? Gokuroyu

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WindowsPhone has the best instagram app for posting pictures and handling multiple accounts #6tag

WindowsPhone has the best instagram app for posting pictures and handling multiple accounts #6tag

| December 13, 2014 | 6 Replies

Remember WindowsPhone and the hassle of the will it won’t it ever get Instagram?  What happened when it finally arrived? They’re was some excitement in terms of a “finally,  that will stop person X moaning about missing insta stopping WP as a platform choice”. But WP fans already had their thirst quenched by multiple 3rd […]

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