Category: Windows Phone

Video: Nokia Lumia 830 Dynamic Flash – feed in flash After photo taken

Video: Nokia Lumia 830 Dynamic Flash – feed in flash After photo taken

| September 4, 2014 | 3 Replies

I’ve had clinic today so I missed the launch. Something I saw in one of the demo videos for the 830 in Lumi Denim was Dynamic Flash. Using software to “feed in” flash after you’ve taken your picture. It takes a picture with and without flash but then it allows you to gradually add different […]

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Lumia Denim Update Revealed

Lumia Denim Update Revealed

| September 4, 2014 | 10 Replies

Today at IFA in Berlin, Germany, Microsoft has taken to the stage to announce the newest addition to the software portfolio, Lumia Denim. Lumia Denim, just like Amber, Black and Cyan, brings the benefits of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, along with some added extras. Lumia Denim brings with it a “Hey Cortana” hot-word to […]

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#MoreLumia Live Stream event begins in less than an hour

#MoreLumia Live Stream event begins in less than an hour

| September 4, 2014 | 2 Replies

The MoreLumia Live Stream begins in less than an hour. Expected handsets include the 830/730. It might be a midrange fest for Nokia Lumia rather than having some all guns blazing flagship. Unless there’s a surprise. http://conversations.nokia.com/2014/09/01/ready-for-morelumia/ 10 AM CET! (9AM UK time. I’m likely not going to be available. :/)

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What We Can Expect at Microsoft’s #MoreLumia Event Tomorrow

What We Can Expect at Microsoft’s #MoreLumia Event Tomorrow

| September 3, 2014 | 14 Replies

It’s almost September 4th, which means in less than 24 hours Microsoft will be unveiling some new Nokia Lumia devices at IFA Berlin(10 AM on September 4th), so what should we expect? Lumia 830: First up to expect from Microsoft is the upcoming Lumia 830, which was codenamed “Tesla” a while back, the device is […]

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Video: How to Remove Lumia 530 Back Cover and Insert Micro Sim and Sd Card

Video: How to Remove Lumia 530 Back Cover and Insert Micro Sim and Sd Card

| September 3, 2014 | Reply

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:  

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Suggestions for @WindowsPhone: Reordering the Settings Menu

Suggestions for @WindowsPhone: Reordering the Settings Menu

| September 3, 2014 | 7 Replies

There’s been a bit of discussion over our last post joking about the settings menu. To get something positive that could be developed further here’s just some suggestions on how the settings would work better for me. The aim here is “efficiency”. Whilst things might work out as they are, it could be simpler, easier, […]

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Apps: Uber available on Windows Phone – promo video

Apps: Uber available on Windows Phone – promo video

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Replies

  Uber is an interesting concept – something that makes cities more accessible by getting you rides (I guess, taxis) quickly and easily. The slogan is “everyone’s private driver”. No need to know where you are (how often have you rang a taxi and not been sure where you are?) You can even compare different […]

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Nokia Lumia 635: Nokia Rich Recording?

Nokia Lumia 635: Nokia Rich Recording?

| September 3, 2014 | 5 Replies

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 […]

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Woop! Opera Mini comes to Windows Phone – sign up for the beta today

Woop! Opera Mini comes to Windows Phone – sign up for the beta today

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Reply

Yay! Whilst IE was steadily improving and although there are a lot of “alternative” browsers, this is the first one I guess that is actually not simply a different IE wrapper. It’s Opera Mini! Whilst yes, ideally it would have been Opera Mobile, at least it’s new. http://www.opera.com/wpbeta Their test version is available and they want […]

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Lumia 830 Rumored to Come with 10 MP Camera; 720p Screen

Lumia 830 Rumored to Come with 10 MP Camera; 720p Screen

| September 2, 2014 | 8 Replies

As the rumor war heats up about the Lumia 830, WPDang claim that the Lumia 830 will not have a 20Mp camera as many seem to assume, instead it will most likely have a 10 Megapixel camera, something that lines up with what we have personally heard. Other specs for the upcoming device include a […]

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Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

Video & Gallery: Lumia 530 Unboxing + #MixRadio Swagbag

| September 1, 2014 | 2 Replies

The kind folks sent us a lumia 530 to check out, as well as a bunch of amazing accessories in what we’re calling the Mix Radio SwagBag, check out what we got in the vide below, along with the unboxing of the Lumia 530: http://youtu.be/TWEvQkgZSkw Check out the full gallery of photos over at GeekonGadgets: […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 – Value for your money!

| August 30, 2014 | 4 Replies

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 […]

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Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635

Weekend Watch: Gaming on the Nokia Lumia 635

| August 30, 2014 | Reply

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 […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 Bundle Unboxing

Weekend Watch: Nokia Lumia 635 Bundle Unboxing

| August 30, 2014 | 6 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! Welcome to another edition of Weekend Watch! As Weekend Watch is all about watching instead of reading something, without further ado, I present to you the Nokia Lumia 635 Bundle unboxing video: YouTube Is the Lumia 635 available in your area? Have you seen it in person or tried it out and […]

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HERE Maps Comes Free to Samsung Galaxy Phones; Brings Offline Navigation and Smartwatch Support

HERE Maps Comes Free to Samsung Galaxy Phones; Brings Offline Navigation and Smartwatch Support

| August 29, 2014 | 26 Replies

Earlier we reported that HERE maps would be powering Tizen smartwatches, now according to a post by the HERE team, HERE maps and all their navigating power will be available for free on Samsung Galaxy devices. Nokia (the part that owns HERE), struck a licensing deal with Samsung to bring the HERE maps and navigation […]

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