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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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HERE’s Craft and Science behind the Maps

HERE’s Craft and Science behind the Maps

| December 12, 2014 | 1 Reply

Pino tweeted this story and video that tells of the science and craft behind here maps. See members of the HERE team talk about some of the different aspects of their maps and how they went about to produce those features.   Source: HERE  

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Catchup: A week or so on Android/Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Touch Wiz – Has some pluses but Grass Certainly isn’t Greener.

Catchup: A week or so on Android/Samsung Galaxy Note 4/Touch Wiz – Has some pluses but Grass Certainly isn’t Greener.

| December 11, 2014 | 21 Replies

This post was meant to come in after a few more days into Android but there were some uni deadlines that needed to be prioritised. This was written after a week’s use and unfortunately got buried under a pile of other things but the last post about Tom giving up on WP reminded me to post it. […]

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Tom Warren gives up on WindowsPhone, switches to iPhone 6

Tom Warren gives up on WindowsPhone, switches to iPhone 6

| December 11, 2014 | 53 Replies

I don’t know if this falls on the news of Microsoft giving out yet more of their ‘Microsoft exclusive apps’ like MSN NEWS/Weather etc to iOS and Android but WindowsPhone/Microsoft specialist, Tom Warren, writes on the Verge how he has given up on WindowsPhone. http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/11/7377021/ive-given-up-on-windows-phone He has gone and used other platforms before but now […]

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Nokia 3310’s kindred spirit: Oppo R5 smashing Apple and nails it

Nokia 3310’s kindred spirit: Oppo R5 smashing Apple and nails it

| December 11, 2014 | Reply

NOKIA is the name for robustness and durability. So much so that the interweb has the Nokia 3310 Meme and basically, Nokia is synonymous for build quality. When the Lumia 900 was announced, we saw a video of it being used as a hammer to knock a nail into a piece of wood. Excellent stuff. […]

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Candy Crush Saga available on WindowsPhone

Candy Crush Saga available on WindowsPhone

| December 11, 2014 | Reply

Candy Crush Saga is available to download on WindowsPhone. Every little helps I guess. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/candy-crush-saga/aebbdef8-1792-488b-a7be-7596a1720166 Cheers Alvester for the tip!

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Nokia McLaren vs iPhone 6, the cancelled last Nokia Lumia flagship, 1020 successor with MicroSD

Nokia McLaren vs iPhone 6, the cancelled last Nokia Lumia flagship, 1020 successor with MicroSD

| December 11, 2014 | 17 Replies

Here’s a comparison between the cancelled McLaren and the iPhone 6. First off, the McLaren phone is pretty big. Although it is Lumia 1020 in shape, it has a bigger screen than both iPhone 6 and 1020. Looking below, the hump isn’t as prominent. The iPhone 6 is extremely slim but the McLaren phone doesn’t […]

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Nokia’s HERE team brings update to Lumia/WP suite: HERE Accounts.

Nokia’s HERE team brings update to Lumia/WP suite: HERE Accounts.

| December 10, 2014 | 1 Reply

HERE Drive, HERE Maps, HERE transit and HERE city lens have all been updated for WindowsPhone. Stability improvements HERE account / or sign in with facebook With a HERE account, you can import your Nokia account’s ‘Collections’. HERE.COM direct also has some visual and behind the scenes improvements. Source: HERE via LumConv

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Win a Harley-Davidson and a Nokia Lumia 635 or 735 #ColourInvasion

Win a Harley-Davidson and a Nokia Lumia 635 or 735 #ColourInvasion

| December 10, 2014 | Reply

By RT’ing the #ColourInvasion hashtag at twitter, you can win yourself a Nokia Lumia 635 AND a Harley-Davidson. CPW tweeted that you should watch and answer this video to get the entry: https://amp.twimg.com/v/4a2d4cf3-278d-4079-b98d-7434a9927e6f Other Lumia options include 530 yellow and 735 in blue. There are higher end options (but it’s a HTC or Sony). Maybe for […]

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Congratulations Jolla: Tablet passes second stretch goal, $1.82M!

Congratulations Jolla: Tablet passes second stretch goal, $1.82M!

| December 10, 2014 | 4 Replies

With 12 hours to go last night and 30K left to reach the second stretch goal, Jolla fans surged and got 100K for their Jolla tablet. 1.824 million (and 55 dollars!). 13,115 funders made that goal possible, at an average of about $139 each! Kudos to Jolla and the world’s first crowdsourced tablet. The second […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia Lumia 730

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia Lumia 730

| December 9, 2014 | 4 Replies

I found this video left on an open tab from the weekend. It’s actually a pretty good comparison between the Nokia Lumia 920 and it’s similar looking, slimmer sibling, the Nokia Lumia 730. In a way, it’s even closer to the original N9 Fabula. All screen with no camera button. Although it is missing the […]

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Nokia Networks: The Power of Your Voice! Seamless voice connection to your operator over WiFi

Nokia Networks: The Power of Your Voice! Seamless voice connection to your operator over WiFi

| December 9, 2014 | Reply

A short promo from NOKIA at Nokia Networks. I thought from the title that it was a remnant about Cortana but this is about Nokia Networks leading the way that revolutionise voice calling. There’s also voice over WiFi when regular phone signals aren’t available. This isn’t something like Skype, but it actually connects your call […]

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Camera Test: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Camera Test: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

| December 9, 2014 | 2 Replies

Steve over at AAWP compares the camera from Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 against the Nokia Lumia 930. I remember last year, a sales rep on the phone tried to sell me the Note 3 as having the best phone camera. LOL. I have the Note 4 and I’m just not that excited about the camera. […]

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China ahead of South Korea as top Smartphone Manufacturer

China ahead of South Korea as top Smartphone Manufacturer

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Reply

The Chinese smartphone manufacturers have overtaken their South Korean competitors. The nine from  China comprises of Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi, Coolpad, ZTE, TCL, Vivo, Oppo and Gionee. I haven’t heard of for of these,  but they make up  31.3% of smartphone marketshare.  This is up against 30.3% of ‘just’ Samsung and LG. It’s funny to think […]

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