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5.2% of Windows Phone powered handsets are running Windows Phone 8.1

5.2% of Windows Phone powered handsets are running Windows Phone 8.1

posted: 29 May 2014, 19:29

AdDuplex is a mobile ad network for Windows Phone flavored handsets. Thanks to that role, it has an insight into the Windows Phone ecosystem that most don't have. The latest data gleaned by founder Alan Mendelevich...

Ari Partinen, one of Nokia's PureView camera gurus, leaves for Apple

Ari Partinen, one of Nokia's PureView camera gurus, leaves for Apple

posted: 09 May 2014, 09:02

Meet Ari Partinen. He is one of the camera experts who are responsible for the Nokia N8, which came with a spectacular camera for its time period, the Nokia 808 PureView, which featured a stellar 41MP snapper on its...

Video shows Windows Phone 8.1 running on the Nokia Lumia 920

Video shows Windows Phone 8.1 running on the Nokia Lumia 920

posted: 23 Feb 2014, 16:39

A video, apparently showing Windows Phone 8.1 running on the Nokia Lumia 920, has appeared on Sunday, showing off a number of features. Among them, there is a Speed Dial function that looks to be under the "History" section...

KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

KitKat coming soon to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 says Rogers

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 21:49

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade support page on its website, and guess what? It's good news for those who use the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in Rogers' neighborhood....

Team who window-broke Windows Phone reveals its Lumia 920 power tool, holds it back for piracy concerns

Team who window-broke Windows Phone reveals its Lumia 920 power tool, holds it back for piracy concerns

posted: 31 Jan 2014, 09:47

POANDSOUL's tool lets the user get around some of Windows Phone's limitations. For example, it has an option to turn off the display's auto-timeout feature. It can make the...

AT&T's Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 are getting the Lumia Black update today

AT&T's Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 are getting the Lumia Black update today

posted: 30 Jan 2014, 14:10

Owners of the two older Windows Phone 8 handsets (AT&T versions) can now enjoy the features and enhancements that Nokia's latest software update is offering...

Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken by Chinese hack team?

Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken by Chinese hack team?

posted: 30 Dec 2013, 09:29

Chinese security company Sinestd has published a video and description detailing what could be the first sight of a jailbroken Lumia 920 handset. According to the publication, the alleged jailbreak is developed by the Chinese hacker team “poandsoul”....

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

posted: 07 Dec 2013, 23:12

Australian carrier Telstra is testing out the GDR3 update for a quartet of Windows Phone 8 models. The HTC 8X, HTC 8S, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Nokia Lumia 925 are all in the midst of first round testing,according to...

Nokia Lumia 1020 takes over as the most popular Nokia Windows Phone model on Flickr

Nokia Lumia 1020 takes over as the most popular Nokia Windows Phone model on Flickr

posted: 01 Dec 2013, 18:18

The Nokia Lumia 1020 may have had a quick life as the flagship Lumia model, but it still offers the best camera on a Windows Phone device. The handset has overtaken the Nokia Lumia 920 to become the...

Amber update hits AT&T's Nokia Lumia 820 and Nokia Lumia 920

Amber update hits AT&T's Nokia Lumia 820 and Nokia Lumia 920

posted: 10 Oct 2013, 16:00

AT&T customers with a Nokia Lumia 920 or Nokia Lumia 820 are going to be dancing the happy dance like Snoopy today; what will bring on such rapture? How about the long awaited Amber update which is finally rolling out to those...

Nokia Lumia 920 drops to 99 cents at AT&T with a two-year pact

Nokia Lumia 920 drops to 99 cents at AT&T with a two-year pact

posted: 06 Oct 2013, 15:46

The Nokia Lumia 920 at one time was the flagship Windows Phone handset and an AT&T exclusive in the U.S. It was the phone that started the whole low-light photography battle that has led to lower aperture figures on top-shelf...

Images of GDR3 and

Images of GDR3 and "Bittersweet shimmer" update for Windows Phone 8 are leaked

posted: 07 Sep 2013, 11:31

A Nokia Lumia 920 developer model purchased on Craig's List, is providing a treasure trove of images relating to the upcoming GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8 users; Nokia users will be receiving the GDR3...

Amber update starts to appear on some Nokia Lumia models

Amber update starts to appear on some Nokia Lumia models

posted: 15 Aug 2013, 16:29

The Windows Phone GDR2 update together with Nokia's Amber update have started rolling out to Nokia Lumia models; one of our loyal readers has just installed it on his Nokia Lumia 928 and some T-Mobile branded Lumia models are also...

Amber update brings stereo recording to Nokia Lumia 920

Amber update brings stereo recording to Nokia Lumia 920

posted: 10 Aug 2013, 18:21

Besides the always-on clock and tap-to-unlock wake up capabilities that the Amber update will bring to the Nokia Lumia 920, the update will also allow the handset to record audio in stereo; a YouTube subscriber uploaded a coupler...

Unofficial Amber ROMs leak for two Nokia Lumia models

Unofficial Amber ROMs leak for two Nokia Lumia models

posted: 05 Aug 2013, 11:09

If you're an impatient type and can't wait for the Amber update to hit your Nokia Lumia 820 and Nokia Lumia 920, unofficial ROMs of the update have leaked for both Nokia Lumia models; keep in mind that there are plenty of risks involved,...

Nokia debuts mobile photography website just before launch of Nokia EOS

Nokia debuts mobile photography website just before launch of Nokia EOS

posted: 08 Jul 2013, 15:57

Just prior to Thursday's introduction of the long awaited Nokia EOS, or Nokia Lumia 1020 if you prefer, the Finnish based handset manufacturer has gone live with a new web site that is devoted to photography; the...

Amber update brings Bluetooth 4.0 to Nokia Lumia 520, 620, 720 and improves Nokia Lumia 920 camera

Amber update brings Bluetooth 4.0 to Nokia Lumia 520, 620, 720 and improves Nokia Lumia 920 camera

posted: 07 Jul 2013, 13:26

According to a published report, Nokia will be using the Amber update expected to come next month, to add Bluetooth 4.0 support to certain models; as a result, the Nokia Lumia 520,...

Take a look at the Amber update on the Nokia Lumia 920

Take a look at the Amber update on the Nokia Lumia 920

posted: 04 Jul 2013, 20:04

Just a few days ago, we told you about a tweet from Nokia Spain which said to expect the Amber update for Windows Phone to come out next month; a leaked video shows an early build of the update. Among the features that are displayed...

Nokia Lumia 920 takes an exciting ride on a roller coaster and you can watch

Nokia Lumia 920 takes an exciting ride on a roller coaster and you can watch

posted: 23 Jun 2013, 13:09

Summertime in the U.S. usually means going to theme parts, eating greasy foods and riding stomach churning rides like a roller coaster; in 2013, it also means that you have a smartphone with a great camera...

Juxt's Lumia 920 Windows Phone Challenge proves mobile photography is a true art form now

Juxt's Lumia 920 Windows Phone Challenge proves mobile photography is a true art form now

posted: 20 Jun 2013, 05:04

We Are Juxt, a community of mobile photography aficionados, recently presented to its members the challenge to shoot with the Nokia Lumia 920 and its PureView Phase 2 camera...

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