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99 Dollar Virtual Reality Headset (case) from Zeiss

99 Dollar Virtual Reality Headset (case) from Zeiss

| October 12, 2014 | 1 Reply

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 […]

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Nokia Lumia 735/730 Performace Review

Nokia Lumia 735/730 Performace Review

| October 12, 2014 | 8 Replies

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, […]

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Lumia 730 & 735 Camera Review

Lumia 730 & 735 Camera Review

| October 11, 2014 | 4 Replies

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 […]

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Win a Jolla Phone, tweet Snapdeal Jolla’s best feature.

Win a Jolla Phone, tweet Snapdeal Jolla’s best feature.

| October 11, 2014 | 3 Replies

  Here’s a chance to win yourself a JOLLA Phone. http://blog.snapdeal.com/tweet-best-feature-jolla-smartphone/ Tweet the best feature of Jolla Phone. I think there are some pre-picked options. It’s basically a ‘follow snapdeal’ thing. 1. Entries open till 14th October 2014.2. Winners will be notified on Twitter3. You have to follow the official Snapdeal handle https://twitter.com/snapdeal4. By participating […]

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Minecraft Pocket Edition spotted on Nokia Lumia 630 (512MB)

Minecraft Pocket Edition spotted on Nokia Lumia 630 (512MB)

| October 11, 2014 | Reply

This seemed the inevitable but we can never take obviously common sense things for granted at Microsoft. Minecraft Pocket Edition spotted on the Nokia Lumia 630. Nice to see that from the get go, 512MB appears to be supported. Tommaso is “Currently working on Minecraft Pocket Edition @MojangTeam“. Additional tweets from Tomaso says that they started working on […]

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Press Release: Nokia Networks and China Mobile sign 970 million USD agreement

Press Release: Nokia Networks and China Mobile sign 970 million USD agreement

| October 10, 2014 | 5 Replies

Witnessed by German and Chinese government leaders at Sino-German Economic Forum in Berlin Nokia Networks further strengthens its TD-LTE footprint in Chinese wireless equipment market Berlin, Germany – Nokia Networks and China Mobile today announced a framework agreement for mobile communication equipment and services valued at 970 million USD (760 million euros). The agreement was […]

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3D Printed Lumia 1020 Ultrascope – Nokia powered Robotic Observatory  #MakeItHappen

3D Printed Lumia 1020 Ultrascope – Nokia powered Robotic Observatory #MakeItHappen

| October 9, 2014 | 3 Replies

Standing at 1 metre tall, this 3D printed contraption uses a Nokia Lumia 1020 to gaze up at the sky. If you’ve got a 3D Printer, you could print your own too. The Open Space Agency (OSA) and Microsoft have teamed up to create a prototype of an amazing 3D printed observatory called the ‘Ultrascope’ […]

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Adventures in Tech – Could Android have saved Nokia?

Adventures in Tech – Could Android have saved Nokia?

| October 9, 2014 | 27 Replies

It’s an age old question but obviously still something on people’s minds. What if Nokia had gone Android? CNET’s ‘Adventures in Tech’ says that Nokia’s one of those companies you had g They try to reimagine what Nokia’s first Android would have been like, suggesting high end industrial design akin to the N9. There’s also a powerful […]

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Beta programme invites for Office on WindowsPhone out to testers – please actually be useful on WP #officelove

Beta programme invites for Office on WindowsPhone out to testers – please actually be useful on WP #officelove

| October 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

A couple of months back, Microsoft registered the interest of their consumers regarding the testing of future versions of office. Today, the first round of invites are being sent out for testers of Tablet/PC/Phone version of office. Fingers crossed office actually becomes useful and productive on Windows Phone. I am quite surprised how much of […]

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Video: Nokia’s HERE Maps disses Google’s offline maps “a glorified screenshot”

Video: Nokia’s HERE Maps disses Google’s offline maps “a glorified screenshot”

| October 8, 2014 | 14 Replies

Going by the angle of “true offline maps” Nokia shows off what they can achieve with OFFLINE Here Maps, where HERE maintains functionality whether connected to the internet or not. “Now available for free of Samsung Galaxy Smartphones”

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TheRegister: Nokia Lumia 730/735 – Microsoft gets (almost) everything right in upgrade

TheRegister: Nokia Lumia 730/735 – Microsoft gets (almost) everything right in upgrade

| October 8, 2014 | Reply

It wasn’t always a guarantee that the successive Lumia (at least in the entry level range) would have the same combination of features/build expected to match the price. But with the Nokia Lumia 735, TheRegister reckons almost everything was done right this time. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/06/microsoft_nokia_lumia_735_review They’re pretty pleased with the unibody-looking fabula design that first cropped […]

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Video: 10 minute demo of HERE on Android

Video: 10 minute demo of HERE on Android

| October 8, 2014 | 2 Replies

Not quite sure what this handset is but androidworld.it are demoing Nokia’s HERE maps on it. As we’ve been told in reviews, HERE matches Google Maps in certain aspects apparently and betters it in others (such as completely offline maps). The only thing that bothers me personally is POI. AndroidWorld.it

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Lumia 635 Tops Amazon Best Seller List; Discounted to $79

Lumia 635 Tops Amazon Best Seller List; Discounted to $79

| October 7, 2014 | 4 Replies

Once again the low end Lumias have conquered Amazon’s Best Selling No Contract Phones list, as the Lumia 635 and the 520 take 1st and 2nd place (respectively). Furthermore the Lumia 635 becomes an even more enticing entry level device by having its price discounted a further $20, selling for only $79 off contract. That’s a pretty […]

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New Book About the Nokia Elop Era; Elop Wasn’t a Trojan, but He Made Some Mistakes

New Book About the Nokia Elop Era; Elop Wasn’t a Trojan, but He Made Some Mistakes

| October 7, 2014 | 232 Replies

We’ve heard a lot of bits and pieces about what Nokia really was like under the reign of Elop, some good and some bad; now Jiipee tipped us off to a new book called  Operation Elop – Nokia mobile phones the last few years, which covers some of that. In bullet points summarized by Jiipee: – Nokia […]

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Nokia Lumia 830 Unboxing – and removing back cover demo #ConnectsTrial #LumiaDenim

Nokia Lumia 830 Unboxing – and removing back cover demo #ConnectsTrial #LumiaDenim

| October 7, 2014 | 10 Replies

Here’s our unboxing of the Nokia Lumia 830 in pictures and video. The video also demoes how to easily remove and put back the back cover/battery of the 830. Contents pretty standard. Only difference for a flagship Lumia being the removable battery. Battery, SIM, MicroSD accessible from the back. No special tools needed. BV-L4A 2200mAh […]

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