Category: Nokia

Sandisk 128GB MicroSD Card for £51.99/$84 on Amazon UK – UHS-1 Class 10

Sandisk 128GB MicroSD Card for £51.99/$84 on Amazon UK – UHS-1 Class 10

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

Amazon tweeted that their 128GB Card with Prime delivery eligible (so any problems can be sorted out immediately with Amazon) is available for just £51.99. That’s like 84USD. SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDXC 128 GB UHS-I Class 10 Memory Card 30 MB/s + SD Adapter That’s cheaper than the 64GB Extreme MicroSD card I got for […]

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Battle for the Next Billion: Microsoft’s aim for the $40 WP to tackle Google’s Android One

Battle for the Next Billion: Microsoft’s aim for the $40 WP to tackle Google’s Android One

| September 16, 2014 | 8 Replies

The “Next Billion” was a phrase constantly used in a Nokia strategy to reach the next billion consumers and connect them to the internet through a Nokia smartphone. Although Nokia is no longer around the handset business, the aim of connecting people to an internet ready smartphone is one that Android and Microsoft are gearing […]

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Avoiding car accidents with Connected Cars, HERE and Nokia networks

Avoiding car accidents with Connected Cars, HERE and Nokia networks

| September 15, 2014 | Reply

  In an event of an accident, connected cars can dramatically improve safety by telling other cars what’s going on so on coming cars can avoid becoming part of the originl accident. Other drivers eyes don’t need to wait to see the accident before hand. Whilst LTE is getting more prominent and providing faster connections, […]

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Nokia 808 PureView/Lumia 1020′s met a match? 1 inch sensor in hump filled Panasonic Camera hybrid. No xenon flash?

Nokia 808 PureView/Lumia 1020′s met a match? 1 inch sensor in hump filled Panasonic Camera hybrid. No xenon flash?

| September 15, 2014 | 38 Replies

  We’ve been having a discussion about the camera hump and whether we’d see something along the likes of the 808′s sensor again given the push towards the anorexic phones. The new iPhone 6 showed that despite trying to be thin, it could not achieve the camera quality it wanted without also having a bump. […]

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Microsoft Family grows again, buys Minecraft for 2.5 Billion USD

Microsoft Family grows again, buys Minecraft for 2.5 Billion USD

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

It was a highly expected and now it’s official. Microsoft has bought Swedish Mojang, creator of Minecraft for 2.5 billion dollars! Nadella says: Minecraft is more than a great game franchise – it is an open world platform, driven by a vibrant community we care deeply about, and rich with new opportunities for that community […]

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Popular YouTube app “MyTube” needs your help with a rename

Popular YouTube app “MyTube” needs your help with a rename

| September 15, 2014 | 10 Replies

My GoTo YouTube app for WP, MyTube is needing a name change due to some store policies regarding 8.1 apps. Another developer had reserved the MyTube name so the actual popularised MyTube needs a new name. The developer’s reddit name is “ryken100“. I’d like RyTube (as it reminds me of Pikachu’s evolved version, RaiChu :/). […]

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First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

First Windows Phone with new “Windows” Branding Leaks

| September 15, 2014 | 2 Replies

Earlier this week as part of an exclusive reveal over at GeekonGadgets we revealed that Microsoft would be benching the “Widows Phone” logo and name in favor of a more unified “Windows” branding for all their device (mobiles, tablets and PCs). Now today an unreleased Windows Phone from “GoFone” leaked online showing off this new […]

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Phones4U to shut from Monday as it goes into administration.

Phones4U to shut from Monday as it goes into administration.

| September 14, 2014 | 4 Replies

  One of the major phone retailers in the UK, employing over 5500 staff with 550 stores (720 total outlets) in the country has fallen into administration.  All stores from Monday will be closed! That’s where I got my Nokia Lumia 920 back in 2012 (on EE Orange) :O. The BBC says Phones4U is blaming […]

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Nokia says Nokia brand still very much alive!

Nokia says Nokia brand still very much alive!

| September 14, 2014 | 10 Replies

  On Friday, Nokia EVP (Actual Nokia), Barry French had a press release out at NSN blog. It was in reference to the news going around that Microsoft would be dropping the Nokia name from Nokia Lumia. Just because Microsoft have dropped the Nokia brand, it doesn’t mean the death of it. Whilst Nokia’s mobile […]

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Trekstor – Another Windows Phone OEM – very iPhoney

Trekstor – Another Windows Phone OEM – very iPhoney

| September 13, 2014 | 3 Replies

Lumia is making more friends! Here is Trekstor, another OEM with WP8.1. It looks very iPhone 3GS to me. Quadcore 1.2GHz, Snapdragon 200 4.7″ 720p 512MB RAM 8MP back, 2MP front. 8GB internal + expandable It’s a positive sign to bolster the WP offerings so they aren’t only Lumia and the single HTC WP. Although […]

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Next Jolla Sailfish OS software update, Uitukka just around the corner – Major update with Qt 5.2

Next Jolla Sailfish OS software update, Uitukka just around the corner – Major update with Qt 5.2

| September 12, 2014 | 1 Reply

Jolla tweets and posts on the community pages that the next update, named Uitukka, is just around the corner. The Finns have cooled down from the Finnish summer and have been working tirelessly to finalise and polish the next update. They’re almost there but they want a few more weeks to get to good quality, […]

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4K storage: SanDisk announces 512 GB SD Card – Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-1

4K storage: SanDisk announces 512 GB SD Card – Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-1

| September 12, 2014 | 6 Replies

What a hefty memory card! Sandisk have announced their 512GB SD Card! I think it was two years ago that the biggest SD card capacity maxed out at 256GB. Phone capacities (i.e. MicroSD) are a little bit behind. 128GB is currently growing in popularity. It’s amazing to consider how much memory storage and consumption grow […]

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Coloud Bang Portable Speakers Review

Coloud Bang Portable Speakers Review

| September 12, 2014 | 3 Replies

Over on GeekonGadgets we got our hands on a pair of Coloud Bang portable speakers for review, the bottom line is we liked them. Check out a couple excerpts of the review below, and if you’re interested head over to the full review for more pictures, details, thoughts and random stuff. Portable: VERY, at only 96 grams […]

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The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

| September 12, 2014 | 38 Replies

In a recent article over at The Verge, Chris Ziegler declared the Nokia N95 as the best smartphone of that era. What era? Roughly 2006 – 2007 and I’ll throw in 2008 for good measure. A quick glance through the comments shows that smartphone newcomers or users that began using smartphones either at or after the launch […]

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Next iPhone Killer: The Nokia Bullet

Next iPhone Killer: The Nokia Bullet

| September 11, 2014 | 13 Replies

Nokia’s known for their toughness, e.g. the protection provided by the hilarious Nokia 3310 bullet proof vests. But did you know they actually did make bullets at point? Masters of transformation, this was just one of the things they must have dabbled in. https://twitter.com/vpkivimaki/status/510150813315260417/photo/1 via @pureviewclub

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