Category: Windows Phone

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 | 11 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 | 20 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 | 120 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 | 62 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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Windows Phone 8.1 More accessible

Windows Phone 8.1 More accessible

| April 28, 2014 | 3 Replies

Windows had accessibility features for as long as I can remember, and just in case you didn’t remember how good they’ve been at it, Microsoft saw it fit to feature their technological achievements that help people in their latest Super Bowl commercial. Windows Phone is no different, and through its Ease of Access setting it offered the ability to change text size, switching to a […]

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Nokia’s First Ad As Microsoft Mobile “Not Like EveryBody Else”

Nokia’s First Ad As Microsoft Mobile “Not Like EveryBody Else”

| April 28, 2014 | 38 Replies

Nokia have just uploaded their first ever ad as an official part of Microsoft, the ad is called “Not Like Everybody Else” check it out below: The ad revolves around being More colorful, and being different; which was one of Nokia’s first messages into the Lumia line. It also reminded me of this, one of […]

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Heavenly Lumia to capture the holiness? :)

Heavenly Lumia to capture the holiness? :)

| April 27, 2014 | 12 Replies

Lumia smartphones are popping up everywhere, not only in TV shows, movies and even games like GTA 5, people are starting to have a general idea about what Lumia smartphones are, specially in the camera department. The above picture was taken in the Vatican which should come to no one’s surprise as Italy is a very important market for […]

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Weekend Watch: Cortana vs Siri vs Google Now and Cortana People based reminders

Weekend Watch: Cortana vs Siri vs Google Now and Cortana People based reminders

| April 27, 2014 | 1 Reply

A couple of Cortana videos for you. First up, Mark shows us how to create people based reminders with Cortana, say when you text or call someone, your reminder about them will pop up. Pretty useful if you keep on meaning to ask/tell someone something but you forget (and don’t want to message/call them there […]

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Rumored WP 8.1.1 Features: Includes Deeper Action Center Controls, Non-Beta Cortana and More

Rumored WP 8.1.1 Features: Includes Deeper Action Center Controls, Non-Beta Cortana and More

| April 26, 2014 | 20 Replies

Although WP 8.1 isn’t even out for the general public yet; and is still receiving some bug fixes and tweaks here and there; a user on reddit has listed what he claims is a changelog for an upcoming WP 8.1.1 Update (GDR 1 that Tom Warren mentioned perhaps?). The full rumored changelog is listed below, […]

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