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Category: Windows Phone

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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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WindowsPhone exclusive Perfect Shift for Lumia

WindowsPhone exclusive Perfect Shift for Lumia

| December 10, 2014 | 2 Replies

We were asked by the team behind Perfect Shift to share some news about their new app. Here’s the press release below. It looks like a stunning game (and only 140MB? Is there more do download after?). It’s free and it seems to be a 5 star hit after 500 reviews at the store. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store/app/perfect-shift/a6e30499-a0c9-4183-ac5a-de377088e8ba?& […]

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Minecraft Pocket Edition available for $6.99 in WindowsPhone Store

Minecraft Pocket Edition available for $6.99 in WindowsPhone Store

| December 10, 2014 | 3 Replies

Microsoft owned Minecraft is available on WindowsPhone. Same price as Google Play Store and iTunes app store http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/minecraft-pocket-edition/1a625b44-b542-401b-bdff-52b4357c0573?signin=true International Store Link: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/minecraft-pocket-edition/1a625b44-b542-401b-bdff-52b4357c0573 No reviews yet but if it’s anything like the Android one, that’s highly rated at 4.5 stars out of 5 with almost 700,000 ratings. iTunes also rates this highly at 4.5 stars over 51,000 […]

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Catchup: Cortana for Windows 10

Catchup: Cortana for Windows 10

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

Here’s a video from WinBeta that shows what Cortana will be like in Windows 10. She can do all the things her windows phone version can but in this instance,  the desktop Cortana does not have access to the same databases so she cannot respond with the usual witty replies or connect to the calendar. […]

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Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

| December 7, 2014 | 10 Replies

Good Day MNB Readers! We have managed to secure a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (WDA) that allows you to wirelessly mirror or cast what is on your device’s screen to a larger display such as a HDMI equipped TV or monitor. Here is a quick run down of the features: See it all on your big screen Share […]

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Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Lumia 535

Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Lumia 535

| December 6, 2014 | 4 Replies

The Lumia 535 from MM is going back to enty-level done right roots. A large 5″ display, 1GB RAM, Flash and front camera makes this a very strong offering. With this being 1GB, users won’t have to worry about waiting to get a game optimised for 512MB. They’re surprised that this plays Modern Combat 5 […]

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Update for Nokia Lumia 1020 (Finland)?

Update for Nokia Lumia 1020 (Finland)?

| December 5, 2014 | 7 Replies

We got these screenshots emailed to us by Mariano on his 1020 (Finland hw) that there was an update. I’m not sure what specifically it updated from but now it’s on Cyan that’s as recent as 27th November 2014. Cheers Mariano for the tip!

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Video: Candy Crush Saga for Windows Phone

Video: Candy Crush Saga for Windows Phone

| December 4, 2014 | 6 Replies

Here’s a quick demo of Candy Crush Saga on WindowsPhone. I can’t understand the popularity of this game but millions seem to be addicted to it (I guess next on the waiting list should be Clash of Clans?). Tom tweets that it’s finally coming to WP. Candy Crush is finally coming to Windows Phone https://t.co/U52ieaTJY3 […]

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Xbox Music Team brings more updates to Windows Phone -Updates less frequent as team shifts to Windows 10

Xbox Music Team brings more updates to Windows Phone -Updates less frequent as team shifts to Windows 10

| December 2, 2014 | 1 Reply

Xbox Music team shared a host of changes as of yesterday for their WP app v2.6.414.0. According to the blogpost, their updates will be less frequent as the team shifts focus into bringing changes to the Windows 10 app. But they will continue to update WP8.1 with one update a month to be expected. Thirteen […]

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A WiFi Name to Confuse People… (#WP on top of reddit)

A WiFi Name to Confuse People… (#WP on top of reddit)

| November 30, 2014 | 2 Replies

First thing’s first, I thought I was viewing a multireddit (a side tab of grouped r/) as I saw a WindowsPhone screenshot. No it’s actually normal reddit and a WP user has posted the image below: Other WiFi names in this nature alongside “Loading…” include Connecting… Unavailable Network error. Restart phone Mean WiFi names include […]

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Nokia Support Discussions Now Microsoft Mobile Discussions

Nokia Support Discussions Now Microsoft Mobile Discussions

| November 27, 2014 | Reply

As the rebranding continues, Nokia’s massive support forums that have been around since 2005, supporting the earliest Nokia adopters in their quest to troubleshoot their phones, has also moved over to Microsoft. The forums are now found on a Microsoft site (maintaining the same URL however), stripped of all Nokia references and designs, opting for the […]

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From low-end to high-end: Customizable Graphics Settings

From low-end to high-end: Customizable Graphics Settings

| November 24, 2014 | 14 Replies

  Dear MNB Readers! 512MB RAM!!! That combination of numbers and letters is usually enough to turn away the most die-hard Windows Phone supporter as that is usually the death sentence to any hope of a high quality gaming experience or even 100% app compatibility. The end result of having a 512MB device is that you […]

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VLC release for WP next week *hopefully*

VLC release for WP next week *hopefully*

| November 14, 2014 | Reply

We saw a screenshot of VLC on the 1520 earlier today and it seemed that it might be finally coming soon to WP Store. Now there’s confirmation that the VLC release for WP should be next week. There’s a “hopefully” attached to that, but it looks likely that we’ll see it sooner rather than later. […]

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Lumia Teaser for #MakeItHappen with #Binaural audio recorded on Nokia Lumia 930

Lumia Teaser for #MakeItHappen with #Binaural audio recorded on Nokia Lumia 930

| November 14, 2014 | Reply

The Microsoft Lumia channel has uploaded this #MakeItHappen teaser. Apparently this experience with binaural sound was recorded on the Lumia 930. Binaural isn’t simple stereo or surround sound, but recorded in a way that during playback, it feels as if you’re there (best heard on headphones). This can kind of be done by setting up […]

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WindowsPhone 8.1 Critical Update DevPreview (8.10.14203.306)

WindowsPhone 8.1 Critical Update DevPreview (8.10.14203.306)

| November 14, 2014 | 2 Replies

WindowsPhone tried to update last night on my Nokia Lumia 1520. Either way should you forget to install it, your phone will definitely update by the 17/11/14 on 03:00. WC says this update brings: Battery Saver improvements – with real time battery status NTP (Network Time Protocol) working for more folks OS update scheduler – […]

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