As you probably know Indian manufacturers Karbonn, Xolo, and Lava are all gearing up to create new Windows Phone handsets. Now, thanks to Times of India we also get to learn some details on what they’ll be about.
They’re all very competitively priced and we’ve got a bit of info on their specs, too. Read more »
Nokia Refocus app was initially exclusive to PureView devices, but now it’s rolling out for all Lumia phones. Yes, even the Lumia 520.
Refocus requires the Nokia Black update, so make sure you have that installed before downloading the app. Read more »
SanDisk has announced the availability of the world’s first 128GB microSD a few weeks ago at the MWC in Barcelona. It is the world’s highest capacity microSDXC card. But is your device even accepting 128GB memory cards?
Well, if you own a WP8-running Nokia Lumia 1520, then you can insert and use such card. Read more »
Gameloft has announced its plans to launch The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The successor to the game that got almost 1 million downloads in the Google Play Store is going to bring improved graphics and new storyline.
The gamemaker says The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will stick to the plot of the movie as a result of the ongoing collaboration with Marvel Entertainment. Read more »
Last summer, Delta Air Lines announced a partnership with Nokia to equip its flight attendants with Nokia devices, aimed at providing quick and easy onboard purchasing for meals and other extras.
Now, flight attendants are getting upgrade to Nokia’s latest flagship, the Lumia 1520, which also allows the company to verify credit card payments real-time. Read more »
It looks like the list of new features for Windows Phone 8.1 keeps growing and growing.
The latest one is a nifty little option called Wi-Fi Sense. Read more »
Polar explorer Eric Larsen is attempting to break the Arctic expedition speed record by covering the 500 mile distance from the Northern Ellesmere Island to the North Pole in less than 49 days.
To document his journey, Microsoft is providing Eric’s 3-person team with a Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 to capture some great shots along the way. Read more »
The new wave of Android flagships comes with a revamped version of Qualcomm’s top chipset, but surprisingly it’s the Nokia Lumia 1520 with the vanilla Snapdragon 800 that topped the charts of the Basemark X test.
The Xperia Z2 hasn’t been tested yet, but the Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in second with a 6% lower score. Read more »
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s leaked details, Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 appeared yet again. This time around Siri’s upcoming rival showed up in a brief video.
Slightly over two minutes long, the video shows how Cortana is set up. Read more »
Details and screenshots of the upcoming Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone made the rounds. Microsoft’s answer to Siri will debut with Windows Phone 8.1.
Cortana is tipped to replace the Bing search functionality in Windows Phone 8.1. Read more »
Blackberry’s Messaging service, BBM, has been made available for non-blackberry devices for a while now.
Now the application will be packing some new features that may bring in some new users and keep current ones excited. Read more »
The Start Screen of Windows Phone 8.1 will be customizable with background images. Several leaked screenshots revealed the upcoming WP feature and its settings screen.
The new customization option will not be enabled by default. Read more »
LYNE is a minimalist puzzle game. You connect all the dots of the same shape following a few simple rules and you complete the level. Sounds simple enough, only it isn’t.
Let’s see what this game is like. Read more »
Microsoft is toying with a version of Windows 8.1 that comes with Bing, which is a different, low-cost version of the OS that comes packaged with Microsoft applications and services.
Sources say that Windows 8.1 with Bing could even be a free upgrade option for current Windows 7 users. Read more »
Microsoft has issued an update for Skype on Windows Phone bringing the app to version 126.96.36.1996. Available in the Windows Phone Store, the new Skype version fixes bugs and introduces slight improvements in the sign up/sign in process for users.
Now, first-time Skype users will have no choice but to register with the same Microsoft account that they’re currently using on their phone. Anther minor improvement is the introduction of the typing indicator icon whenever someone is writing you. Read more »