While preparing the full review of the Nokia Lumia 928, we were quite curious what its Xenon flash is capable of. We had a Samsung Galaxy S4 around so we decided to do an impromptu shootout in low light conditions. We’ve prepared a set of samples from both devices for you to see, both with and without flash under the same conditions.
The entire marketing blitz surrounding the Nokia Lumia 928 has been built around its camera’s low light prowess. The samples we are about to show you now are not about that (or at least, not entirely).
With OIS built-in, the device surely commands plenty of attention, but now we are concentrating on the flash performance of the two models. Hit the break to see how they fared. Read more »
Temple Run has been one of the biggest hits in the recent times and yet another release of the popular game, Temple Run: Brave, is now available for Windows Phone 8 users.
Temple Run: Brave comes from the joined forces of Imangi and Disney and features the main character from the movie, Merida. However, the basic gameplay mechanic in this game remains quite similar to the original Temple Run. Read more »
Windows Phone aims to be business friendly and it’s apps like Nokia Conference that make it so. The app is still in beta, but it’s getting closer to proper release – it’s currently at v0.9.5. The app takes out the hassle of joining a conference call, on a WP8-running Lumia it’s as easy as saying “conference join.”
The phone will figure out what call it needs to join based on your schedule. With the latest update, the app can handle recurring calls too, not just ones you got an invite for. Conference also integrates with Microsoft Lync and will launch the app automatically if your company uses it. Read more »
The wildly popular mobile game Jetpack Joyride made a landing to yet another mobile OS. This time around, the game became officially available for Windows Phone 8.
Fans of Barry Steakfries using WP 8 smartphone can now download the game from the Windows Phone store. Read more »
Adobe Reader, the popular application for viewing PDF documents across platforms and devices is now available in the Windows Phone Store for all the Windows Phone 8 users.
The official Adobe Reader for Windows Phone allows you to access a wide range of PDF types including the password protected documents. The app lets you view, open and search PDF documents and lets you zoom in on text or images. Read more »
ASUS has officially announced its Transformer Book Trio at the on-going Computex 2013. The ASUS Transformer Book Trio is a three-in-one mobile device, which dual-boots Windows 8 and Android and aims to give you a netbook, a tablet and a Windows 8 desktop PC in one device.
The Transformer Book Trio sports an 11.6-inch detachable display and the PC Station dock has an Intel Core i7 processor, keyboard and a 750 GB hard drive. The tablet display can be detached and the main part can be hooked to an external display to use as a desktop PC. Read more »
The Nokia Lumia 928 is Verizon’s long awaited top shelf Windows Phone 8 smartphone by the Finnish company. The LTE handset is also the first member of the Nokia Lumia family to feature a xenon flash.
The Nokia Lumia 928 features a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 SoC and a gig of RAM. Read more »
Bloggers from WinP.cn have gotten hold of a Nokia Lumia 925 and did a quick low-light shootout with its predecessor, the Lumia 920. They also checked the differences between the screens of the two (the 925 uses the new AMOLED screen, while the 920 has an IPS LCD).
Reportedly, the Lumia 925 offers sharper images with better white balance and less glare. Part of that is due to the new lens design – a 6 element lens for the 925 versus a 5 element lens for the 920. Shutter lag has also been reduced. Read more »
One of the best mobile games on the market has now made its way to the Windows Phone platform. Ubisoft has released a version of Rayman Jungle Run for Windows Phone 8, which is now available on the store for $2.99.
We reviewed the game when it was first released on iOS and Android last year and found it to be absolutely phenomenal in every possible way. The game has challenging but incredibly exciting gameplay and combines it with gorgeous visuals and a peppy soundtrack. If you’re a Windows Phone 8 users and were feeling a bit left out of the action, this game will surely keep you busy for a while. Read more »
If you ever stumbled upon the recently created Windows Phone tumblr blog, you’d have notice a smattering of amusing GIFs comparing the quality of the Lumia 920′s low light images against those of the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S III.
Now, they have released a video that shows the three phones placed side by side, shooting the same bizarre scene all at the same time and then the results are provided for you to see. As you can guess, the Lumia 920 comes out on top with a significantly brighter image, with the iPhone 5 a distant second and the Galaxy S III in the last. Read more »
Splashtop 2, the popular remote desktop applications that allows you to access all your content from any device from anywhere, is now available to Windows Phone users.
The Splashtop 2 for Windows Phone gives you remote access to your PC or Mac from your smartphone and the app is capable of delivering full audio and HD video streaming along with interactive 3D gaming. Read more »
The Nokia Lumia 928 brought something we hadn’t seen in a while – xenon flash – but it’s a Verizon exclusive, others are getting the thinner, but LED flash only Lumia 925. As it turns out, however, you can get the Lumia 928 working on a GSM network too.
Reddit user volvoshine is reporting that a Lumia 928 worked on AT&T and T-Mobile’s networks after adding the proper access points. That works because Verizon’s phones come with unlocked GSM connectivity for roaming purposes, but there are a few caveats. Read more »
Four hot EA games are now available exclusively for the Nokia Lumia lineup. These are yet another result from the long-standing collaboration between Nokia and Electronic Arts.
The four exclusive titles are Mass Effect: Infiltrator ($7), NBA JAM ($3), Real Racing 2 ($5), Tiger Woods 12 ($3). Read more »
Nokia thinks its flagship Lumia 92x range has the best cameras in town and the Finnish company can often be heard bringing up how awesome their snappers are. The latest video shows off the Lumia 928 (that’s Verizon’s xenon and AMOLED packing 920 version) and pits it against the Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4.
The Nokia Lumia 928 camera has several things to brag about, including Optical Image Stabilization, HAAC mics and low-light performance. We’ve seen it take flight, but this video focuses on the low-light photos. Read more »
The Nokia Lumia 920 has been one of the most popular smartphones in the recent times. The Lumia 920 has managed to secure a place in Jennifer Lopez’s latest music video – Live It Up ft. Pitbull.
The Nokia Lumia 920 makes a guest appearance in the celebrity’s video. A White Lumia 920 along with the Nokia’s logo is showcased in the clip, where J-Lo has a conversation with Pitbull. Read more »