The final test in our coverage of the Lumia 730/735 before the full review is one that I got a couple requests for, a simple test to see how the device handles some of the more popular (and intense) games in the Windows Phone store. Here’s a quick look at Temple Run 2, Asphalt 8 […]
One thing worrying a lot of people interested in the Lumia 730/735 is the way it performs in day to day tasks. Although the Lumia 735/730 has 1 GB of ram (clocked at 1.2 Ghz) it’s paired with a relatively dated Snapdragon 400 processor; meaning that although it can run all the apps in the store, […]
We’ve heard a lot of bits and pieces about what Nokia really was like under the reign of Elop, some good and some bad; now Jiipee tipped us off to a new book called Operation Elop – Nokia mobile phones the last few years, which covers some of that. In bullet points summarized by Jiipee: – Nokia […]
Over at GeekonGadgets, we got our hands on the slim, sexy and beautiful Lumia 735 from connects for trial, we went ahead and did the usual unboxing; and shared our initial thoughts on the device. Check out the video below and then head over to GeekonGadgets to check out the rest of the article. *it appears […]
Here’s a quick look on how to get beneath the cover of the Lumia 53 and pop in the battery, SD card and Micro sim if you need to; just another “How To” guide:
Dear MNB Readers, Unknown to some (myself included), the Nokia Lumia 620 (yes, six, two, zero) had a single HAAC microphone that enabled mono Nokia Rich Recording (PDF) just like the two (stereo)HAAC microphones that debuted in the Nokia 808 PureView. Here is what Nokia had to say about their HAAC mics in the 808 PureView: What you’ll […]
Dear MNB readers, In this episode of Weekend Watch, we cover the value that is to be gained in purchasing a Nokia Lumia 635 either for yourself or someone else as a gift. I consider value to be the sum of a lot of things and it varies from buyer to buyer, user to user […]
Dear MNB Readers! Welcome to another edition of Weekend Watch! For this episode, our focus (pun from picture above) is on Games or specifically, gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635. Some readers are rightfully concerned with the gaming potential of the $99 no contract Lumia 635 as it only has 512MB of RAM to stuff […]
As requested by some on my youtube on twitter, here’s a video detailing all the hardware, design and spec differences between Nokia’s lime-up of 9XX WP 8 devices. Of course the Lumia 930 has the upper hand coming out much more recently than the 920 and 925, but in terms of design and dimensions the […]
Since the Lumia 930 and the 1520 are Nokia’s current “flagship status” devices, here’s a quick video running down the differences between the two devices in terms of hardware, design and specs.
Rajeev Suri was just announced to be Nokia’s new CEO earlier this morning, here’s his video addressing the internet/world as the new head of Nokia. *Spoiler alert there’s no mention of devices* He basically mentions the forward plans of Nokia in terms of technologies, HERE and other sectors; and its relationship to customers consumers and […]
With WP 8.1 being out for a while now as a developer preview (which is featured locked; so nothing new will be added, just bug fixes); here’s a look at our top 5 favorite features. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgLcOdcvzks&feature=youtu.be&a So those are my top 5 features? Did yours make the cut? If not list yours below.
With WP 8.1 bringing more controls to your notification center via Action center, one of the most important features for me was the inclusion of custom notifications per app under the settings. So below is a quick video tutorial showing how to change the notification tone for each app separately, which is a godsend feature […]
Windows Phone 8.1 is a hell of an update; with so many features a lot of us have been asking for for the past two years. So here’s a quick video showing the main features in WP 8.1 (aptly titles the “short version”) as a full changelog will take some time (and a whole lot […]
Cortana! Possibly the most exciting thing about WP 8.1, a personalized voice assistant that can finally rival the likes of Siri and Google Now. So here’s a quick first look (but before that a video showing how to get Cortana if you’re outside the US). http://youtu.be/4A8NPXY_Vd0 Once you start Cortana you’ll be prompted to enter […]