With the Windows Phone 8.1 moniker being confirmed a couple of times already by Microsoft, Nokia has been quick to update its cool Glance app and make it support the upcoming update of the OS.
The update now lives in the Windows Phone store and the only thing that Nokia has added is “Support for Windows Phone 8.1″. We don’t know if Nokia had to do a lot of modifications to the app to make it work, but certainly the Finns have made Glance play nice with any new APIs that WP 8.1 might bring along. Read more »
Microsoft has almost spilled the beans on the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update. Recently it updated the Windows Phone store compatibility section with the Windows Phone 8.1 name thus confirming its official name.
Today Microsoft has updated its official Windows Phone website with “Windows Phone 8.1 Features” section. Read more »
Today Sony UK has tweeted its Xperia Z2 comes with “award-winning camera technology” and just an hour later Nokia UK has challenged itto a #Cameraduel.
Nokia’s picture includes the Finns’ best cameraphone to date – the Lumia 1020, of course. Read more »
Thinking about picking up a Nokia Lumia 1520? Well the Microsoft Store has a deal for you.
You can get a $100 bill credit and 50% off the phone’s flip cover. There are some stipulations, however. Read more »
Today Apple announced the availability of an 8GB iPhone 5c. The flavor is already available for purchase and costs €549 – just €50 less than its 16GB sibling. This is quite unattractive pricing considering the phone comes with year and a half old hardware and still costs good €100 more than the 32GB Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Anyway, we are not the only one to dislike the Apple’s overpriced gadget. Finnish manufacturer Nokia grabbed the opportunity and used it to make fun of the 8GB iPhone 5c over Twitter. Read more »
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 »