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Cancelled Nokia #SmartWatch Prototype

Cancelled Nokia #SmartWatch Prototype

| January 4, 2016 | 11 Replies

Another one of those coulda/woulda beens – it’s a Nokia SmartWatch prototype. I still haven’t bitten the bullet myself and probably wouldn’t wanna opt for a quadrilateral one anyway as I think the circular watches just look a lot more stylish. What’s it even running on? Also is it me or does the display look […]

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Nokia in control of Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia in control of Alcatel-Lucent

| January 4, 2016 | 8 Replies

This morning facebook’s Memories feature highlighted a post from 5 years ago, a little package from Suomi, Finland. How swiftly things have changed since then, but Nokia’s still making news in other ways. Today, Nokia’s move to take over Alcatel-Lucent (at a cost of 17 BILLION USD) becomes the biggest transaction in Finland’s corporate history. […]

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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Vs LG V10: Fight!

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Vs LG V10: Fight!

| January 4, 2016 | 10 Replies

With two 5.7″ monster flagships from LG and Microsoft, it only makes sense to pit them against each other and compare what they both bring to the table, check out the full comparison and my thoughts on each aspect in the video below: In terms of design, as mentioned before, the V10 is the clear […]

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How to remove the back cover of the Lumia 950 XL & insert the SIM, SD Card & Battery

How to remove the back cover of the Lumia 950 XL & insert the SIM, SD Card & Battery

| January 1, 2016 | 3 Replies

If there’s one thing I’ve learned as a phone reviewer (and surprised by) it’s how incredibly popular how to guides on removing the back cover of the phone are, (My Lumia 520 back removal guide has over 110K views, and the Lumia 625 one has over 95K). Regardless the Lumia 950 XL has a removable […]

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Video & Gallery: Lumia 950 XL Unboxing + Continuum Dock & More

Video & Gallery: Lumia 950 XL Unboxing + Continuum Dock & More

| December 31, 2015 | 12 Replies

The folks over at Lumia Voices hooked us with a trial of the Lumia 950 XL as well as some pretty awesome accessories to get the most out of it, including the powerful Continuum dock which brings the power of a PC to your phone. Check out the unboxing video below, as well as the […]

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Continuum Tips and Tricks: Change the desktop background

Continuum Tips and Tricks: Change the desktop background

| December 29, 2015 | Reply

  Hello MNB Readers! Continuing our Continuum Tips and Tricks episodes, we will now demonstrate how to change the desktop background when using Continuum for phones. The video also contains a few tips about the types of backgrounds that may work best, horizontal vs vertical backgrounds and a few minutes of rambling about why the Windows […]

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Lumia 950 now free with At&t contract via Amazon (limited quantities)

Lumia 950 now free with At&t contract via Amazon (limited quantities)

| December 28, 2015 | Reply

Amazon have discounted the price of the Lumia 950 with a standard At&t contract to $0.00, meaning you save $150 off the At&t face price if you were to buy it directly from them. Currently the offer only appears to be for the black version of the device, with no sighting of the white on […]

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Microsoft to deliver monthly direct to user updates for the Lumia 950, bypassing At&t certification

Microsoft to deliver monthly direct to user updates for the Lumia 950, bypassing At&t certification

| December 28, 2015 | 2 Replies

In an attempt to get Windows 10 builds out to customers as soon as they’re available, Microsoft have been able to by-pass At&t’s notorious “carrier certification” which often delays updates for weeks and months on end (sometimes indefinitely). Instead it appears Microsoft will be delivering monthly software updates directly to consumer’s phones through a new […]

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Microsoft’s Lumia “Honjo”/850 leaks online with front facing flash and metal trim

Microsoft’s Lumia “Honjo”/850 leaks online with front facing flash and metal trim

| December 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

Earlier today a number of sources leaked a new Lumia from Microsoft code-named “Honjo” which could possibly be the Lumia 850 (cancelled or alive depending on who you ask). The phone appears to have a rather slim profile, paired with a metal trim (avialbale in gold, bronze, pink or black/grey), as well as a front […]

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Continuum Tips and Tricks: Episode 2 – How to use Continuum without buying an adapter

Continuum Tips and Tricks: Episode 2 – How to use Continuum without buying an adapter

| December 8, 2015 | 6 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Welcome to another episode of Continuum Tips and Tricks! I would like to demonstrate how users can use Continuum for phones without having to buy a Miracast Wireless Display Adapter (or wired Continuum Dock) by utilizing devices that you may already own. Continuum utilizes a technology called Miracast (my wife says it […]

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Windows 10 Mobile LED Flashlight Shootout

Windows 10 Mobile LED Flashlight Shootout

| December 6, 2015 | 8 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! Flashlight apps. They come a dime a dozen, or rather, there are plenty of flashlight apps in the Windows Store . The apps vary in function, from the simple app that turns the LED light off and on to the sophisticated flashlight apps that throw in everything possible, such as this app […]

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Continuum Tips and Tricks – Episode 1: How to use the old Project My Screen feature

Continuum Tips and Tricks – Episode 1: How to use the old Project My Screen feature

| December 3, 2015 | 10 Replies

  Dear MNB Readers! I hope everyone is doing well. I have had my Microsoft Lumia 950 for about 2 weeks now and I would like to take the time to cover some of the less covered things about Continuum for phones. Before I get into the Tips and Tricks segment, I want to share […]

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MKBHD explains smartphone camera quality

MKBHD explains smartphone camera quality

| November 13, 2015 | 5 Replies

For Nokia fans, those using the likes of the N8, 808 or even 1020 it’s really surprising to realise how far advanced your smartphone camera was at the time compared to the rest of the competition. MKBHD explains image quality in smartphones. Annoyingly the 808/1020 isn’t really explored properly regarding: Having a huge sensor Having […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia OZO – Future of Film Making

Weekend Watch: Nokia OZO – Future of Film Making

| November 8, 2015 | 1 Reply

Filmmaking of the future will take audiences on a truly immersive journey. Ahead of the official launch of #OZO on November 30, innovators Ted Schilowitz, Sid Ganis and Steve Schklair expound on how #OZO will affect the entire film industry.      

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Windows Camera SlowMo recording feature + sample

Windows Camera SlowMo recording feature + sample

| November 8, 2015 | Reply

The latest Windows Camera update (which replaced Lumia Camera) on Window 10 mobile devices has now brought a cool new feature, allowing users to record videos in SlowMo 120 fps, on certain Lumias. Currently the feature is restricted to the Lumia 1520 and 930 due to hardware limitations, but the upcoming Lumia 950 and 950 […]

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