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HERE Wants YOU. Join the Map Creator community

HERE Wants YOU. Join the Map Creator community

| July 15, 2015 | 13 Replies

HERE Tweeted a call for more users for their Map Creator. If there’s an area you know well that needs adding or a bit of correction, then HERE welcomes your input. Once you sign in, you can add info about road changes (add or edit a road), report map problems (add and edit places), basically help […]

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German Car Makers still fighting over Nokia’s HERE Maps

German Car Makers still fighting over Nokia’s HERE Maps

| July 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

Nokia’s been in talks again with BMW, Daimler (Mercedes) and Volkswagen over HERE Maps. HERE of course is the leading mapping provider amongst in car navigation systems, and what with self driving cars and more intuitive location based services being offered by rivals, having a crowning asset (OR  at least preventing it going to your competitors) such as […]

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Video: Lumia 940 360 degrees; Front flash for WP soon?

Video: Lumia 940 360 degrees; Front flash for WP soon?

| July 11, 2015 | 3 Replies

Based on rumours and leaks, here’s a quick video of the upcoming Lumia 940 by PhoneDesigner. Earlier on in the week, @evleaks asked/hinted as to whether there has been a WP with a front facing flash (what with selfies being the in thing right now). It might help with the iris scanning too perhaps? (Though […]

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Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops

Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops

| July 10, 2015 | 2 Replies

Lock and loaded! The ultimate sequel Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops is now available on Windows Phone. Lead your team of Special Ops soldiers to victory in explosive action-packed missions. With even greater threats in your way, upgrade and equip your troops with latest military hardware to help them make it through each warzone in […]

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Photosynth support and bunch of MSN Apps (previous Bing Apps) getting discontinued?

Photosynth support and bunch of MSN Apps (previous Bing Apps) getting discontinued?

| July 10, 2015 | 8 Replies

Nadella’s team is trimming even more weight off Microsoft. MSN Health & Fitness, MSN Travel and MSN Food & Drink apps across all platforms is going to be discontinued. I guess the only one I really used was the Bing News app.  News, Weather, Sports and Money will still get support. Just last week, Microsoft sold […]

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Office 2016 for Mac, available to purchase in September, download now for Office 365 users

Office 2016 for Mac, available to purchase in September, download now for Office 365 users

| July 10, 2015 | Reply

  Office for Mac hasn’t had a major update since the 2011 version. It’s been asking for updates pretty much on a weekly basis but today Microsoft has unleashed the 2016 version. I can’t wait since office 2015 on the PC looks awesome and I got that by using my then student Office 365 subscription […]

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Windows 10 Mobile UI concepts

Windows 10 Mobile UI concepts

| July 10, 2015 | 3 Replies

Robson Jobs from Brazil has seen what’s coming up in Windows 10 Mobile and has given it a few design tweaks. I’m already liking how Windows 10 Mobile is looking but I like some of the things shown in this concept too It’s nice and minimalistic as per Metro/Modern UI but takes some Apple cues too […]

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Nokia Z-Launcher Beta updated

Nokia Z-Launcher Beta updated

| July 10, 2015 | 7 Replies

Along with performance improvements and bug fixes, Nokia Z Launcher gains some visual feedback to indicate which application is tapped on the launcher screen. You can now also change the wallpaper from within Z Launcher settings.

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Hololens transforming the world of Medicine

Hololens transforming the world of Medicine

| July 9, 2015 | 3 Replies

Check out this awesome promo from Microsoft, showing just a tiny snippet of what Hololens can bring to the Medical world. In terms of teaching, it can transform how anatomy is taught, taking it away from what most will see in 2D pictures and actually experience 3D parts within their environment. My anatomy tutors have […]

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Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

| July 9, 2015 | 16 Replies

Whilst Microsoft is trying to unify their efforts by combining software and hardware, Jolla wants to focus more on Sailfish OS licensing. The new Jolla devices company will be announced by summer. A few of our readers have often mentioned wishes on Nokia buying Jolla. Now perhaps they can get Jolla the devices gang and […]

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Microsoft on their Windows powered phones – did they give up or is it good for Lumia?

Microsoft on their Windows powered phones – did they give up or is it good for Lumia?

| July 9, 2015 | 1 Reply

A couple of key posts on yesterday’s news. On the one side there’s Tom Warren from TheVerge’s Microsoft guy (who had to switch to iPhone due to exasperations with WindowsPhone) and the Arch Bishop of Winphans, Daniel Rubino. Despite Warren’s headline questioning whether WindowsPhone has been abandoned by Microsoft, he does agree Microsoft will continue investing in […]

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Microsoft further restructures Phone Hardware Business, reduces 7,800 positions

Microsoft further restructures Phone Hardware Business, reduces 7,800 positions

| July 8, 2015 | 12 Replies

As part of their continuing plans to focus and align resources, Microsoft has plans to cut 7,800 jobs of which the majority of them being in the phone business. Nokia’s once standalone business is being transformed to something that furthers Microsoft’s ambitions to creating a vibrant Windows ecosystem in their first-party device family. It seems in […]

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Gallery: Stunning Lumia 940 photorealistic renders

Gallery: Stunning Lumia 940 photorealistic renders

| July 7, 2015 | 4 Replies

Check out this vision of loveliness. It’s an evolution from the 930 and 830 design where there is as little of the bezel and more of the glass on the face. The slight curves originating from the N9/800 are ever present and make it look a lot more stylish. The back features that new for […]

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‘Google Cardboard’ for Lumia with InMind VR

‘Google Cardboard’ for Lumia with InMind VR

| July 6, 2015 | Reply

If you’ve ever tried Google Cardboard, it’s surprisingly amusing and immersive for what it is. The contraption (usually cardboard but you can get fancier ones) hold the phone close to your face and a lens for each eye magnifies a center portion of a halved screen which when combined with the device sensors creates some […]

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Spotted: Nokia Lumia in Terminator Genysis

Spotted: Nokia Lumia in Terminator Genysis

| July 5, 2015 | 7 Replies

Jason tweeted us that the Terminator Genysis movie had a lot of Nokia Lumia presence. WMPU has at least one screenshot showing the Nokia Lumia 1520. As Cortana gets smarter by the day, it might not be too long until she is fully self aware. SkyDrive, Skype, SkyNet. MS actually has something called SkyNet UI […]

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