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Video: Preview of the new dynamic Lockscreen app for WP8.1?

Video: Preview of the new dynamic Lockscreen app for WP8.1?

| July 22, 2014 | 9 Replies

We’ve seen screenshots before. I don’t know if this is an actual preview of things to come or spamware apps. It’s quite dynamic, very animated. WPC says this is the new lockscreen app using the new APIs. Others say it’s a layer on top of the lockscreen. Not sure. Either way, the point is, with the […]

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MyDreamNokia #106: Cute little Nokia Lumia 330 – Asha/mobile phone replacement concept

MyDreamNokia #106: Cute little Nokia Lumia 330 – Asha/mobile phone replacement concept

| July 22, 2014 | 7 Replies

More very realistic renders by PhoneDesigner, featuring the Nokia Lumia 330. It has a small 3″ screen fit for the Asha days. It looks like a little classic Nokia brick with a touch screen. I like the call UI at the top. Making the now ‘tiny’ iPhone 5S look huge. 540×240 pixels… The main issue […]

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Video: RAW vs JPEG, advantages and disadvantages

Video: RAW vs JPEG, advantages and disadvantages

| July 21, 2014 | 3 Replies

    For those serious about mobile photography, or photography in general, you’ll want to be taking advantage of any RAW shooting capabilities (Nokia Lumia, Nokia Camera Settings: 1 Capture Mode, 2 JPEG 5MP + DNG 16MP). This is especially useful for those who like to do some editing of their photos as the RAW […]

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Video: Tahkalampi Jolla Sailfish Update 8

Video: Tahkalampi Jolla Sailfish Update 8

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

Hamanoo is back with this short video on the more noticeable features that came out with the Sailfish Update 8, ‘Tahkalampi’. The whole OS apparently feels faster and smoother.   Hamanoo McDougachi

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Software update for Nokia Lumia 930

Software update for Nokia Lumia 930

| July 20, 2014 | 17 Replies

Not sure what it brings but earlier today the 930 asked to be updated. It’s now on v8.10.12397.895.

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GSM Arena Camera shootout: Nokia Lumia 1020 camera beats Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z2 and Oppo Find 7

GSM Arena Camera shootout: Nokia Lumia 1020 camera beats Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z2 and Oppo Find 7

| July 19, 2014 | 4 Replies

In a shootout to the death, 6 enter but only one leaves. Comparing 6 devices, GSM Arena examines each aspect of mobile photography and crowns the Nokia Lumia 1020 from last year as the winner against the newer flagships (- iPhone). Nokia’s imaging know how is unparalleled. And do think Nokia had already achieved this […]

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Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

| July 18, 2014 | 66 Replies

For those who have been eager to get their hands on the Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit (HADK), the wait is over! Jolla today pushed out details about how you can build Sailfish for your Android device. Currently, devices supported by CyanogenMod (CM) 10.1 are supported in the HADK, and there are plans to […]

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Jolla docks in India

Jolla docks in India

| July 18, 2014 | 9 Replies

    The Finnish Jolla phone has arrived in India. It’ll be available on Snapdeal, India’s largest online retailer. Pricing is not yet certain. You can sign up to be notified when it’ll be available. There’s a nice English/Finnish message to say thanks for signing up and to confirm the request in the email sent. […]

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Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

| July 18, 2014 | 18 Replies

  According to WPC, the highly anticipated Nokia codename “McLaren” has been killed. It seemed to be verging on very exciting; a handset that was going to leapfrog in hardware and software. Rubino’s article seems to state that 3D touch on WP is no more. A new paradigm of interaction requires everyone else to get […]

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MNB RG: Nokia looking for consumer product designer for a relaunch

MNB RG: Nokia looking for consumer product designer for a relaunch

| July 18, 2014 | 38 Replies

Not only HERE consumer products are imminent according to job ads (http://mynokiablog.com/2014/07/13/mnb-rg-here-consumer-products-imminent-according-to-job-ads/), now also Nokia (non-Microsoft) is looking for a Lead Industrial Designer: “Design thinking is present at the heart of the ethos and innovation for the consumer facing business at Nokia… Now, we are hiring a key player to complement this team to give […]

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MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

MixRadio’s future has been up in the air following today’s news on job cuts. Good news is, MixRadio is sticking around, but will be looking to go solo. Jyrki Rosenberg, head of MixRadio told Music Ally that they’re “planning a spin-off.” Whilst MS will focus on the WP platform, and making sure its “the best […]

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OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

| July 17, 2014 | 272 Replies

Earlier, we got news of a dramatic shift at Microsoft that potentially will see 18,000 employees displaced and forced to find other opportunities. Most of these will be related to the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business. We’ve also gotten word of Nokia’s Asha and X devices being ceased, as well as MixRadio now […]

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Nokia X and all feature phones to be killed off in favour of Windows Phone

Nokia X and all feature phones to be killed off in favour of Windows Phone

| July 17, 2014 | 112 Replies

Along with laying off 18,000 over the next year, Microsoft will slowly be killing off all of the Nokia feature phone side of the business along with Nokia X. The news comes from an internal memo sent out by Jo Harlow which reveals that the focus now is only on windows phone. Asha, Series 40 […]

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Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

| July 17, 2014 | 5 Replies

  Hey guys, here’s a very quick, short unboxing of both the Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930. I’m still in the middle of uni  project deadlines (less than 24 hours to go for submission of main piece). I’ve submitted mine already but I may need to do some changes. Whilst on my break, the […]

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Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

| July 17, 2014 | 28 Replies

  Here’s Nokia UK’s promo called ‘Meet the Nokia Lumia 930′. The angle here is that the 930 stays in the same position as various bits of background life change around it. Bing Music identified the song as ‘Some Day’ by Annie Drury, with the end lyrics ‘ Some day, we can make it out […]

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