Watch the Nokia Lumia 920 lock screen get real-time updates from the Facebook Live App in WP8

Watch the Nokia Lumia 920 lock screen get real-time updates from the Facebook Live App in WP8
Windows Phone 8 comes with one of those features for which Apple's Scott Forstall and Google's Matias Duarte might be slapping their foreheads and exclaiming "How didn't I introduce it first!", and it is Live Apps pushing real-time updates to your lock screen wallpaper

Well, Scott Forstall is gone now, and we exaggerate, but the idea is pretty neat, and you can set the lock screen now to display your most needed info before you have even entered the phone - real-time Facebook updates, scores from the Sports app, news, weather, and other notifications that 3rd party apps come up with.

If you want to see the live lock screen feature of WP8 in action, look no further than the video demo of the new live Facebook app for Windows Phone 8, which is pushing some info on the lock screen of a Nokia Lumia 920. What do you think?

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17 Comments

1. GeekMovement unregistered

I'm happy to see more diversity when it comes to mobile platforms.

2. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Not Scott Forstall now... poor guy got kicked out of Apple.

3. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

i was wondering what Lumia 920 can do? I was hoping for Superiority

10. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

it's WP8 in it, not Nokia's OS, of course it can do what the other windows 8 phone's can do!

4. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

its the carllzeis lens not gorilla glass

5. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

good design, bad UI, bulky device.

9. No_Nonsense unregistered

Yup 10.7mm and 185g is way bigger and heavier than a brick.

11. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

lol,, like the new *toy* iPhone feels better!

14. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

thumbs down for me ok ,but admit it:this phone is brick and just imagine it would have 8mm thick and aluminum construction

6. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Windows 8 will be the death of me!

7. Leo_MC

Posts: 6900; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

HTC's lock screen has that since Sense 3. It's a great thing that Nokia has that too.

8. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

really amazing phone!!! this just play on my mind... i think WP8 has some BB element with it.... coz BB is the master of social networking...but WP8 is now doing the same thing!!! i love them both! :)

12. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

Very neat, Can't wait to see the other apps coming out taking advantage of this lock screen.

13. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1345; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Correct me if I am wrong but this feature is not new to WP8 and again I am not starting any flame wars here just stating what I have been doing already- My Samsung Galaxy S 2 skyrocket has this feature already using a third party app that's been available for ages. Can't remember its name but it allows me to have live widget updates on my lock-screen Weather, e-mail, FB and Twitter Updates etc.. I am happy that WP has this feature but how can the writer say that Android should have thought of this first? is it not suppose to let its app developers hook into the Os to create such useful features if not then there would not be developers making apps and propelling the platform ( a catch 22 I suppose). Any way this feature has been available on Android since gingerbread.

15. Dm092

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

Got a lumia already and I think the Windows UI is awesome! Only draw back, there is no EQ on 7.5, anyone know if there is a built in EQ on windows 8?

16. Ali_Essa

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

ahhhhh I want one .... i'm tired release it NOKIA please release it

17. janees

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

:( i can't see the facebook option on my lock screen settings.. :(( how to listen on there?????

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