Collegehumor has WindowsPhone Users in its scope and writes the 8 best things about being a WP user. Whilst it does poke fun, some bits are funny, particularly number 2. Due to the rarity, you tend to stick together. Online at least. It would be a bit weird to do so in public (and there’s […]
There’s a growing backlash towards ‘free’ or ‘cheap’ games that claw back the value through what is essentially pay to win in app purchases. According to gamespot, Halo: Spartan Strike will be avoiding these microtransactions, coming it at $6. Yes a bit pricey but if the title is anything like Spartan Assault then I felt […]
NokNok compares the Nokia Lumia 930 against the new Nokia Lumia 830. Both looking very similar, with the 830 being the slimmer, more toned version. Although the camera looks bigger on the 830, it’s the 930 with the 20MP Dual LED camera vs the 10MP single LED in the 830. The 830 has GLANCE and […]
Microsoft has shared this promo – an attempt of showing how to win from ‘home’ with the productivity suites built in to Lumia. It’s in a style of a sporty competition I guess. To me it came out forced and I was left cringing. The thing about ‘creating’ a Word resume…come on guys, the […]
@Evleaks or now Evan Blass tweets today that the rumoured Nokia Lumia 1525 (a 1520 but more powerful) and a Surface Mini was actually made up by TK’s wife that posed as an exec so we can disregard them all. PSA: Many of my MSFT leaks — 1525, Nokia by MSFT, Surface mini summer — […]
If 5″ 720p wasn’t sparse enough, here’s a 5″ display with 540×960 in the latest of the upcoming affordable lumias. Well, the Galaxy Grande had a 5″ 480×800 screen. Dimensions wise, supposedly its 139.9 x 71.1mm. Source: Source 1 • Source 2 | Via Via: GSMArena Cheers Alvester for the tip!
A reddit post today on r/WindowsPhone details some changes reportedly coming in a Whatsapp for WP update that’s arriving “very soon”. The rumored update reportedly comes with the following changes Share a precise location Add captions to photos and videos Crop and rotate photos – archive chats and groups Better support for phones with high-resolution screens and […]
The final test in our coverage of the Lumia 730/735 before the full review is one that I got a couple requests for, a simple test to see how the device handles some of the more popular (and intense) games in the Windows Phone store. Here’s a quick look at Temple Run 2, Asphalt 8 […]
The first time I saw software stabilisation in action was quite a few years ago. I believe it was a clip by James Burland and it showed a before and after file, frame by frame a jittery image was composed into something significantly more (giving that feeling that the viewfinder was the one moving, whilst […]
Jolla’s Sailfish phone is new to Indian shores. How are they receiving it? Times of India question whether it’s a good alternative to Android in their review. Design wise, they see some cues from Nokia’s N9. To TOI, it looks a little thick, especially when viewed from the sides it appears like two slim phones […]
Finnish Prime Minister: Apple to blame for demise of Finland’s two biggest industries and economic downturn?
On Friday S&P downgraded Finland to AA+ from AAA. According to CNBC, Finland’s Prime Minister suggested that Apple could be to blame for the demise of Finland’s two biggest industries: Nokia through iPhone and the paper industry with iPad. But he says they’ll make a comeback. A little bit paradoxically I guess one could say that the […]
Nokia’s HERE is seen on the latest cars in Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris. A whopping 50 out of the 62 new car systems are powered by HERE, from Audi TT Roadster, to the Mercedes AMG GT! http://360.here.com/2014/10/10/photostory-graces-worlds-best-new-cars-mondial/ Check out the Volvo XC90′s panel. It’s like the whopping tablet thing in the Tesla Model S. […]
From NASA, to Nokia, medical equipment and other places precision optics is expected, ZEISS is highly renowned. There’s reports that they’ll also be bringing out a virtual reality headset and for a more affordable 99 USD. However, it’s essentially a fancy Google Cardboard slot for a smartphone. It’s currently only compatible with the 4.7″ iPhone […]
One thing worrying a lot of people interested in the Lumia 730/735 is the way it performs in day to day tasks. Although the Lumia 735/730 has 1 GB of ram (clocked at 1.2 Ghz) it’s paired with a relatively dated Snapdragon 400 processor; meaning that although it can run all the apps in the store, […]
Over on geekongadets, as part of our review of the Lumia 730/735 we’ve done an extensive review of the camera performance. Given that the Lumia 730/735′s main selling point is the selfie camera aimed at the social networking generation it must be good right? Check out the video samples of both camera below, and follow […]