Posts Tagged ‘Windows Phone 8’

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How To Get Rid Of The Annoying Gray Background In Xbox Music WP8 App

How To Get Rid Of The Annoying Gray Background In Xbox Music WP8 App

Oh, lengthy title, I know. But it’s also something that has annoyed the living hell out of me. I’m not very fond of gray and its shades on my phones, so whenever I fired up the Xbox Music app on WP8 to listen to some music, I’d be welcomed with an ugly, annoying…

Windows Phone Turns 3 Today. Happy Birthday. Also, A Comparison With Android

Windows Phone Turns 3 Today. Happy Birthday. Also, A Comparison With Android

Microsoft’s smartphone operating system, Windows Phone, turned 3 today (thanks to Joe Belfiore for reminding me!). While the OS has evolved quite a bit, it’s still lagging behind in both marketshare and features, when compared to Android.

Microsoft always had its task cut out, and it still has to do a lot to bring Windows Phone to competitive terms with Android…

Nokia Pro Camera App Coming To Lumia 920, Lumia 925 And Lumia 928

Nokia Pro Camera App Coming To Lumia 920, Lumia 925 And Lumia 928

Nokia unveiled the Lumia 1020 yesterday, in a presentation that was very well received by most of the attendees and viewers. The company finally brought true PureView tech to the Windows Phone side, and while the 808 PureView is still a great device in terms of its camera prowess, the Lumia 1020 is now the king of all cameraphones.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Is Official, Comes With A 1/1.5″ 41 MP PureView Sensor

Nokia Lumia 1020 Is Official, Comes With A 1/1.5″ 41 MP PureView Sensor

Samsung Cronus WP8 Revealed By Official Samsung Mobile Care App

Samsung Cronus WP8 Revealed By Official Samsung Mobile Care App

Surprise surprise. Samsung is probably working on a brand new, totally different Windows Phone. Crazy, and weird, I know. But if this official app listing in the Windows Phone Store is anything to go by, we’re looking at what could be Samsung Ativ Cronus. Or maybe just Samsung Cronus,…

[Video] Nokia Lumia 920 Allegedly Running Windows Phone 8.1

[Video] Nokia Lumia 920 Allegedly Running Windows Phone 8.1

Make sure there’s enough salt supply, because you may need it. I’m not too sure, neither is the source, but this could be what looks like a Nokia Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8.1.

The video is quite blurry, and looking at the time of the leak, I am not…

Nokia HERE Maps For Windows Phone 8 Gets An Update, Amber-running Lumias Get Delta Maps Updates

Nokia HERE Maps For Windows Phone 8 Gets An Update, Amber-running Lumias Get Delta Maps Updates

Remember Windows Phone 8 devices come with Nokia HERE Maps, minus some extras that the Lumias have, of course. Nokia’s pushing out an update to the maps data, which will be handled by the maps app itself, per usual.

The update will be handled even better on the Nokia Lumia 925, and other Lumias beginning with the Amber update…

Nokia All But Confirms That The Nokia EOS Will Come With A 41 MP PureView (Pro) Camera

Nokia All But Confirms That The Nokia EOS Will Come With A 41 MP PureView (Pro) Camera

In a blog post on the Conversations blog today, the Finns have all but confirmed that the July 11th event in New York will see the announcement of the Nokia EOS, the much awaited, long-rumoured, incessantly leaked Windows Phone 8 device with a 41 MP PureView Pro camera.

First Quad Core Nokia WP8 Device Spotted In Benchmark Results

First Quad Core Nokia WP8 Device Spotted In Benchmark Results

An unnamed quad core Nokia WP8 device has popped up on popular GPU benchmarking website GFXBench (previously known as GLBenchmark). Unfortunately the results don’t reveal much about the SoC used in the device. But it is sure that this device packs a quad core CPU.

 

The…

Glance Screen Beta For Nokia Lumia 925 Brings Double Tap To Wake, Sales Start In Germany

Glance Screen Beta For Nokia Lumia 925 Brings Double Tap To Wake, Sales Start In Germany

Remember the Nokia N9? Oh yes you do. It had a very, very nice feature called Double Tap to Wake. Tapping twice on the device’s screen would wake it up, allowing you to either have a quick look at the notifications, the clock or to unlock the device. I’m not sure if it was present on any other device before it, but Nokia’s now brought it to its Lumia…

Nokia Lumia 520 – A Pocket-Friendly Premium Device

Nokia Lumia 520 – A Pocket-Friendly Premium Device

The Nokia Lumia 520 has been quite a success, at least here in India. It combines Nokia’s hardware design prowess and the beautiful Metro interface of Windows Phone, and offers some very good things like Nokia’s Here Maps, a pretty good 5 MP camera, a 4″ display all at a very attractive price of <10,000 INR, that’s under $200.

Nokia Lumia 720 Review – The Yellow Beauty Is A Great Bang For Your Buck

Nokia Lumia 720 Review – The Yellow Beauty Is A Great Bang For Your Buck

Back when Nokia announced the Lumia 720 alongside the Lumia 520 at the Mobile World Congress this year, I was pretty excited about it, seeing as I really liked the Lumia 820, and the 720 looked a lot like the 820, except it came with a camera that’s very good for phones in its price…

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