Category: Windows Phone

Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word – separate updated apps soon?

Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word – separate updated apps soon?

| June 5, 2014 | 2 Replies

    Viipottaja and Arsalan noticed than in Nokia’s 1520 tile video, in the app list, you could see both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel as separate apps. Could they be coming with an improved version in an update? Viipottaja even mused as to whether it might be the full suite. At the moment, whilst […]

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Engadget takes a deep look at Cortana – Overseas voices to be different

Engadget takes a deep look at Cortana – Overseas voices to be different

| June 4, 2014 | 4 Replies

Brad Molen from Engadget takes an in depth look at Cortana, Microsoft’s Voice Assistant for Windows Phone that seeks to be almost human. http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/04/cortana-microsoft-windows-phone/ Microsoft found that people are more likely to interact with something if it feels more human (also if it can actually do what you expect it to do). To personify something like […]

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WP8.1 Dev Preview updated to 8.10.12393.890

WP8.1 Dev Preview updated to 8.10.12393.890

| June 2, 2014 | 5 Replies

This is the second update pushed out to the Dev Preview for WP8.1, v8.10.12393.890. Go to settings>update if your phone hasn’t automatically downloaded it. The only change noticed so far seems to be the boot logo. According to commenters at WPC, quiet hours is now global and not a Cortana thing (thus requiring US region […]

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Official File Manager for Windows Phone Released

Official File Manager for Windows Phone Released

| May 31, 2014 | 13 Replies

A quick heads up, as the file manger that was promised by Joe Belfiore ealrier this month in his AMA on reddit is now available to download in store. The file manager gives you access to content you’ve downloaded or transferred to your phone or Micro SD card, with the option to delete, move, copy […]

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Most of Nokia’s Windows Phone apps are now published under ‘Microsoft Mobile Oy’

Most of Nokia’s Windows Phone apps are now published under ‘Microsoft Mobile Oy’

| May 30, 2014 | 2 Replies

  Dear MNB Readers, When updating the Display app by Nokia this morning, I noticed that the Publisher was no longer Nokia Corporation but rather Microsoft Mobile Oy. WindowsPhoneCentral provides some additional information: It had to happen sooner or later. Nokia apps on Windows Phone Store, including Nokia MixRadio, Nokia Camera, and others are now published by Microsoft Mobile […]

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New Music for WP8.1 now includes swipe (up/down) for next/prev track.

New Music for WP8.1 now includes swipe (up/down) for next/prev track.

| May 24, 2014 | Reply

Joe Belfiore tweets: You ask, we (try to) deliver! New Music for WP8.1 now includes swipe (up/down) for next/prev track. Not the same… but good substitute!  https://twitter.com/joebelfiore/status/470013083608297472 Folks are still wanting the lockscreen to show artist album art/image like it did before. Other issues some noted: Proper scaling to 6″ screen No high speed scrubbing […]

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@evleaks: Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile; Codenamed “Rise”

@evleaks: Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile; Codenamed “Rise”

| May 23, 2014 | Reply

The ever trusty @evleaks just announced that the Lumia 530, code-named “Nokia Rise” will be launching on T-Mobile. The same network which was the first to adopt the Lumia 520 (as the 521) in the US; where it saw some huge success. Nokia Rise = Lumia 530 for T-Mobile USA — @evleaks (@evleaks) May 23, […]

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Over Here Helps Find Friends In A Crowd

Over Here Helps Find Friends In A Crowd

| May 19, 2014 | 1 Reply

Ever gone to the movies and your mates are trying to find where you’re sitting? At a music festival and gotten separated? Then Over Here is the app for you! What it does is simple, but has its merit. You just choose a colour that takes your fancy, and let your friend know what colour to […]

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Life changing App Review on WP store

Life changing App Review on WP store

| May 6, 2014 | 12 Replies

I came across this review yesterday when I downloaded an app called ‘Accent Builder’ something that takes advantage of the new WP8.1 transparent tiles and lets you colour columns as you wish. What caught my eye more was the lengthy and humorous review of the brilliance of the app. It seems to have caught Reddit‘s […]

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Chat Feature now working on 6snap

Chat Feature now working on 6snap

| May 6, 2014 | Reply

Rudy Huyn, prolific developer of many great WP apps, says he’s got the chat feature on his snapchat app, 6snap, to work. It shouldn’t be long before we get our hands on it through his timely updates. One man and he is achieving so much on this platform. end of vacation, time to code: good […]

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Founder of McAfee launches Encrypted Chat, Chadder, on WindowsPhone before iOS

Founder of McAfee launches Encrypted Chat, Chadder, on WindowsPhone before iOS

| May 6, 2014 | 2 Replies

  TheNextWeb says that John McAfee, founder of McAfee Inc, has launched Chadder, an encrypted chat app. Oddly, it’s available on WindowsPhone before iOS. The latter version is currently being tested. It’s also available on Google Play. Store Link Source: TNW Via: Reddit

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File Manager for WP8 coming in store this May

File Manager for WP8 coming in store this May

| May 3, 2014 | 21 Replies

Apologies for the confusion of where things are posted. But I thought it’s important to keep posting here still whilst Ali is posting over at GOG. I’m still rather snowed under with exams and project deadlines. Anyway, Joe Belfiore was on a reddit AMA and amongst a few of the questions he answered, one was […]

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What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

| April 30, 2014 | 121 Replies

We’ve been reading a lot of comments suggesting what’s next for MNB; and that’s a difficult question to answer. We love the community that we’ve built here and all our dedicated readers; we take pride in being the go-to source for anything Nokia related, whether it’s a simple how-to guide, or a long rant about […]

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Video: Rajeev Suri Addresses the World as CEO of Nokia

Video: Rajeev Suri Addresses the World as CEO of Nokia

| April 29, 2014 | 21 Replies

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 […]

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Nokia’s New CEO; Rajeev Suri Effective May 1st

Nokia’s New CEO; Rajeev Suri Effective May 1st

| April 29, 2014 | 65 Replies

Nokia have just released a press statement announcing that their new CEO is Rajeev Suri who previously headed the NSN division of Nokia (which is the most profitable part of it). Rajeev is also indian born, much like Microsoft’s own CEO Satya Nadella. *Sorry I have to run, final in thirty minutes! Espoo, Finland – Having […]

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