That wasn’t the main point of the video, but there’s potential there. When WP8.1 gave us the transparency tiles with parallax type wallpaper, some used blank coloured backgrounds to show simply the icons. In a similar light, these icons have been modified to appear as circles. It looks more like the generic smartphone homescreen. If […]
Tom Warren says that we will be seeing Windows 9 on September 30th. Along with this, there will be a combined Windows RT and Windows Phone which MS might take time to detail at the event. Early versions of Threshold is said to have Cortana built in but it’s not clear whether that would make […]
Jolla’s looking for an “interaction designer”. Closing date is the 25th August to send in your CV to email@example.com . Jolla offers you a unique opportunity to work in an exciting international and dynamic start up made up of a multicultural, passionate and professional crew. You could be part of the Jolla design team with a chance […]
From the still named Nokia Philippines channel, they’ve got Jodilly Pendre, first runner up of Asia’s Next top model. No, I don’t know what’s going on here either. Whilst we’re on the subject of being clueless, what’s with the dubbing of this video?
This was one of my favourite games on WP7 and I’ve missed having it on WP8. I’m excited to play it. It seems that the environment interaction is more 3D than the previous 2D (or did I just never get through all the levels?). http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/tentacles-enter-the-mind/d05c984b-7224-4892-ab64-d1a675e57c0f There’s a clone of the original tentacles game but I haven’t […]
Yesterday, I was challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I wanted to challenge someone different. So I decided to challenge Marc Dillon of Jolla. Marc graciously accepted my challenge, and nominated Finnish Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb, F-Secure’s CRO Mikko Hypponen and Peter Vesterbacka from Rovio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbCs7k5tg9g If you’re interested, my video is below. […]
The Windows Phone version of HTC’s One M8 is compared against the Nokia Lumia behemoth, 1520. It’s interesting that they kept the name simply One M8 (for Windows). Folks will call both One M8 instead of losing the brand value by having it named something else. It’ll help perhaps when sales are mentioned. Here’s […]
There was an email exchange yesterday between controversial ex MS CEO, Steve Ballmer and new MS CEO, Satya Nadella. Anywhere Ballmer is mentioned, you get discussions either side of field that shows either his achievements or his blunders. The reason for leaving? He said that due to the multitude of commitments he’s taking on, it […]
Press Release: Michael Halbherr to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team
Nokia today announced that Michael Halbherr has decided to step down as CEO of HERE and as a member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team, effective September 1, 2014, in order to pursue his own entrepreneurial interests outside of the company. “I would like to thank Michael for his leadership, passion and achievements during his eight […]
There’s a minor update available for Developer Preview Update 1 (v8.10.14157.200) I didn’t get a chance to confirm what the update was when I went to the “Phone Update” settings. It just began installing the update (and stuck for a while at 8%). Oh wait. I had low phone memory space on the 1520 (too […]
The lumia 630 is the first Dual sim Windows Phone from Nokia, and also the first official WP 8.1 device available, so here’s our review of it in under three minutes: Additional Viewing material: Lumia 630 boot speed and general performance test: Lumia 630 Gaming Performance Test: Lumia 630 Video quality test:
Part of the Nokia thrill still? There’s reports that the Nokia XL did surprisingly well in China alone and on just one e-commerce site. In the space of 5 days, it sold 574,000 units. Over 210,000 were sold on the first day. However, that is during a promotion period. It would be something else if […]
Ah, always something worth highlighting when we see a Nokia review by the Rozetka girls. Again, I’m no better at understanding the language but the videos are just very nicely shot. On a similar note, Hi-News.ru also have a review too.
Speaking with Forbes, Antti Saarnio, Chairman of the Board of Jolla Antti Saarnio sees Jolla setting foot in Hong Kong as a sign of becoming the Third Mobile OS. A wise man said nine months ago, that the third mobile operating system is coming any day now. This man was Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest man. As […]
Jolla HK were pretty proud of their VIP packages which folks could see at the Jolla HK night. Amanda Lam got her hands on one and is unboxing it. It’s available for HK$2,888 (or ~280 Euros)