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Category: Windows Phone

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Windows 10 Preview for Phones Begins Rolling out; Here’s How to Upgrade (Lumia 630, 730 and 830 only)

Windows 10 Preview for Phones Begins Rolling out; Here’s How to Upgrade (Lumia 630, 730 and 830 only)

| February 12, 2015 | 7 Replies

A couple hours ago Microsoft flipped the switch on the Insider preview program for Windows Phone, releasing Windows 10 to enthusiasts. However the first wave of updates is only available for a select few number of devices, the LUmia 630 and it’s variants, the Lumia 730 and the Lumia 830. Here’s how to upgrade your […]

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Weaker 512MB Lumia 635 reportedly running Windows 10 smoothly

Weaker 512MB Lumia 635 reportedly running Windows 10 smoothly

| February 11, 2015 | 2 Replies

Although Nokia had tweeted that all WP8 devices would get Windows 10, there were some concerns when an official LumConv post claimed that they were aiming for most devices, indicating that some might not get it. Recently, there were news that Microsoft were pushing to get W10 on lower end devices. Today, there’s some reports that a […]

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Lumia #TileArt

Lumia #TileArt

| February 4, 2015 | 2 Replies

I love seeing how people personalise Lumia tiles (especially given the initial limitations of them). The promo talks about the cool parallax effect – is that still present with WP10 and background. Here’s one of the apps to achieve this effect.     Cheers Alvester for the tip!

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Pimping my Band with Nokia Nostalgia!

Pimping my Band with Nokia Nostalgia!

| January 29, 2015 | 5 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Does that wallpaper on the Microsoft Band look familiar to you? That isn’t a Microsoft made wallpaper…I’ll come back to what’s behind the 12:02…and to the Band. Let’s briefly talk Windows Phone. Since the launch of Windows Phone 7, critics have often spoken out against a perceived lack of customization options for Windows Phone. Depending […]

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Wireless File Transfer to PC from Lumia

Wireless File Transfer to PC from Lumia

| January 28, 2015 | 8 Replies

Put away your cables, don’t worry about Bluetooth… LumConv has a few ways in which you can transfer some of your data from Lumia to PC. These include apps like: Lumia Share Easy Transfer Flyer Files  Another alternative mentioned in the comments includes DUKTO.  

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Sprint’s Lumia 635 ad – starter smartphone with the latest tech, including MixRadio

Sprint’s Lumia 635 ad – starter smartphone with the latest tech, including MixRadio

| January 28, 2015 | 3 Replies

A rarity for Sprint to have a Lumia but here’s their promo for the Lumia 635. Whilst they mention a whole host of Microsoft services, they also mention having MixRadio for music.

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More Windows 10 for phones features appearing in next 1-2 weeks?

More Windows 10 for phones features appearing in next 1-2 weeks?

| January 27, 2015 | 8 Replies

Since Microsoft are still working on Windows 10 for phones, we didn’t get to see all the features and final polishing at launch. In the next 1-2 weeks, Joe Belfiore says they’ll be showing a video that demoes these win10 phone features. In that time, we might see some more features that didn’t make it […]

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Microsoft reports $26.5 billion revenue, 10.5 Million Lumias

Microsoft reports $26.5 billion revenue, 10.5 Million Lumias

| January 27, 2015 | 21 Replies

Microsoft reported a 26.5 Billion dollar revenue for last quarter. Devices and services have grown 8% to 12.9B. Commercial revenue grew 5% to 13.3B. Surface revenue of $1.1 billion, up 24%, driven by Surface Pro 3 and accessories Office 365 Home and Personal subscribers increased to over 9.2 million, up 30% sequentially over prior quarter […]

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Lumia Denim Changelog, Hey Cortana & 4k Video Samples

Lumia Denim Changelog, Hey Cortana & 4k Video Samples

| January 27, 2015 | 6 Replies

With Lumia denim getting a wider roll-out, we’ve finally gotten the update on our Lumia 930; here’s a quick rundown of what’s new in the update, as well as a demo of the new Lumia camera 5: If you already have Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 (via the developer’s preview) most of the changes will […]

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Your top 10 Windows 10 for phones features Wishlist

Your top 10 Windows 10 for phones features Wishlist

| January 26, 2015 | 16 Replies

Windows 10’s latest update along with the iteration for phones was announced last week. Microsoft really adressed a lot of issues and Windows 10 is looking better than ever. However, there’s always room for improvement so we asked what was missing. Here are your top rated requests:   T9 search in contacts. This really is […]

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How’s the Lumia update? Are you experiencing problems with Lumia Denim? Still waiting?

How’s the Lumia update? Are you experiencing problems with Lumia Denim? Still waiting?

| January 25, 2015 | 59 Replies

Are you on Lumia Denim? If so, how are you finding the changes? I’ve seen a few comments and tweets mentioning issues that have cropped up after installing Denim (e.g. slower rotation?). I haven’t got it yet so I’m in the “still waiting” category.

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Windows 10 on phones is awesome and all, but what’s still missing?

Windows 10 on phones is awesome and all, but what’s still missing?

| January 22, 2015 | 51 Replies

Windows 10 for phones looks great! So many new welcome improvements. Until the consumer update is ready, there’ll still be improvements that Microsoft will be adding. What do you think Microsoft has left to add? Here’s one: Frequently mentioned is the possibility of split screen. Genuine split screen of all apps and not the appalling […]

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Video: Windows 10 on Nokia Lumia 1520

Video: Windows 10 on Nokia Lumia 1520

| January 22, 2015 | Reply

If you watched the Tech demoes by Belfiore yesterday, you’ll remember he demoed most of the live features of Windows 10 for phones on the Nokia Lumia 1520. Here’s a promo which shows some of those new features(e.g. new office, as per screenshot) as well as what’s available on desktop. Windows

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Reddit’s r/technology Reactions and Ideas for Microsoft’s HoloLens  – #HoloCorana #HoloMineCraft #HoloPokemon

Reddit’s r/technology Reactions and Ideas for Microsoft’s HoloLens – #HoloCorana #HoloMineCraft #HoloPokemon

| January 22, 2015 | 4 Replies

Microsoft’s HoloLens is causing quite a stir. One of the best places to gauge how the reaction will be across a wider range of people is Reddit. Warning: profanity here and there. As per the promo – imagine Minecraft with this. It was interesting to see it portrayed with minecraft creations placed on top of […]

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Well Done Microsoft! Good work on Windows 10 for phones :) My Nokia Lumia 1520’s gonna be epic again

Well Done Microsoft! Good work on Windows 10 for phones :) My Nokia Lumia 1520’s gonna be epic again

| January 21, 2015 | 48 Replies

Today, Microsoft announced their changes for WindowsPhone. In summary? I thought they did a great job! I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect. The jaded side of me wasn’t expecting a lot even though my mind knew that Microsoft had a lot to prove. I think they’ve done that. There’s a lot of new things but […]

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