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The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: a Bleak Review

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: a Bleak Review

| January 29, 2016 | 31 Replies

After a few weeks of having the Lumia 950 XL I finally got around to finishing up the video review, it definitely wasn’t an easy task. Not because I was overwhelmed with work, simply because I really couldn’t bring myself to actually use the phone and review it; and that is honestly the essence of […]

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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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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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Get 100GB of FREE OneDrive storage for up to 2 years!

Get 100GB of FREE OneDrive storage for up to 2 years!

| February 9, 2015 | 4 Replies

Dear MNB Readers, Microsoft is feeling generous today as they are giving away 100 Gigabytes of OneDrive storage for up to 2 years for FREE. What’s the catch? Well….you have to sign up for Bing Rewards or be an existing Bing Rewards user and Bing Rewards is only available in the United States at the moment. […]

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Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

| December 7, 2014 | 10 Replies

Good Day MNB Readers! We have managed to secure a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (WDA) that allows you to wirelessly mirror or cast what is on your device’s screen to a larger display such as a HDMI equipped TV or monitor. Here is a quick run down of the features: See it all on your big screen Share […]

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Most of Nokia’s Windows Phone apps are now published under ‘Microsoft Mobile Oy’

Most of Nokia’s Windows Phone apps are now published under ‘Microsoft Mobile Oy’

| May 30, 2014 | 2 Replies

  Dear MNB Readers, When updating the Display app by Nokia this morning, I noticed that the Publisher was no longer Nokia Corporation but rather Microsoft Mobile Oy. WindowsPhoneCentral provides some additional information: It had to happen sooner or later. Nokia apps on Windows Phone Store, including Nokia MixRadio, Nokia Camera, and others are now published by Microsoft Mobile […]

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Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

| April 12, 2014 | 19 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! It is the weekend again and here is another video to watch while most of us have the opportunity rest from work, school and anything else that we have done for the last 5 days! Microsoft’s announcement of Microsoft Office for the iPad was a HUGE announcement! Overshadowed by the iPad Office news was the late breaking […]

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Weekend Read and Watch: Desktop PC Gaming on a Windows 8.1 Tablet and where Nokia may fit in.

Weekend Read and Watch: Desktop PC Gaming on a Windows 8.1 Tablet and where Nokia may fit in.

| March 8, 2014 | 27 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Nokia currently has a Windows tablet, the excellent Nokia Lumia 2520  that is powered by the Windows RT operating system (OS). Windows RT is a great OS considering Microsoft’s intentions.  Windows RT looks great, runs smoothly and provides features in a tablet form factor that you cannot get with an iOS or Android tablet. The major difference between Windows RT and […]

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What is “Forked Android”, and What does it Mean for Nokia?

What is “Forked Android”, and What does it Mean for Nokia?

| December 13, 2013 | 58 Replies

If you’ve followed up with the most recent news tidbits about the Nokia Normandy/Project N, you probably heard that the device is running a “forked version” of android, rather than the Asha platform that we expected. MNB can also individually confirm that this is true in terms of the OS running on the device, as […]

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