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2 years ago

Lumia 1520 Case Review: Minisuit Rugged Kickstand Case

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is an absolutely massive phone. With hardware so impressive (and a fairly sizable price tag), you’re going to want to take excellent care of it. And the Lumia 1520’s beautiful 6-inch screen also makes the device excel at video playback. Failing to take advantage of those playback capabilities would be a form of neglect, you might say. So perhaps a method of propping the 1520 up for hands-free playback is in order.

Enter Minisuit, a company who makes a wide range of mobile accessories including cases for the Microsoft Surface tablets. Minisuit offers a solution to both protecting the Lumia 1520 and keeping it upright during movie playback: the Rugged Hybrid Kickstand Case for Lumia 1520. I’ve been using the case exclusively with my new 32 GB Lumia 1520, and come away impressed with its quality and value.

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2 years ago

Rayman Fiesta Run listed in the Windows Phone Store, but you can’t get it yet

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It seems like only yesterday, but it was actually this past September that we first learned that Rayman Fiesta Run would be coming to Windows Phone. At the time, game maker Ubisoft said we’d see the game during the fall on Windows Phone, Android, and iOS. Well it’s not exactly fall anymore, more like mid-winter, but it looks like we’re finally about to get Rayman on Windows Phone. Head to the Windows Phone Store and you’ll see Rayman Fiesta Run sitting there and with a surprise.

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2 years ago

How you know Microsoft's CEO is off to a good start...

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2 years ago

Sony currently in talks to sell off its PC division - various options are on the table

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Are you enjoying one of Sony’s VAIO Windows PCs (such as the Sony Duo we just reviewed)? If so, you may be in for a bit of surprise when you hear that the company is possibly planning to sell off its PC division. Sony’s PC line has performed poorly for the company, especially when compared to their gaming and home entertainment division.

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2 years ago

Watch Satya Nadella address Microsoft employees for the first time as CEO

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You could say today was a pretty big day for Microsoft. The company announced their third CEO today, Satya Nadella. It was big news and to celebrate. To celebrate, former CEO’s Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer took the stage to welcome Satya on Microsoft’s campus. It took place in Studio D at Microsoft and had hundreds of employees cramming the atrium to catch a glimpse of history. Below are some highlights of the event shared by Microsoft.

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2 years ago

Latest Instagram update sneaks in notification support on the Lock screen

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It was just a few days ago that the official Instagram (beta) app for Windows Phone received another update. At first this looked to be a small, quick big update since there was no changelog accompanied with the update. And the app was updated a few days prior to that with performance improvements and UX refinements. Turns out there was a hidden new feature in the latest update, let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Check This Out: Night Lighter for Windows 8 - a dark and never ending arcade style platformer

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The Windows Store is certainly growing and it seems that if you delve deep enough, there is always a new interesting app or game to tryout. We have played quite a few games on our Windows tablet’s such as Halo: Spartan Assault, that take full advantage of the graphic processing at hand. However, as we all know, complex graphics are not always the most important aspect. Today, we are looking at a simple, yet fun, infinite platformer – Night Lighter.

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2 years ago

Paper Monsters updated, now available in Brazil, Russia and other regions

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It was a little over a week ago that we showed you boys and girls a new game for Windows Phone called Paper Monsters. It’s a popular game on Android and iOS, which means we’re pretty happy to see it join the platform. We spent some time playing with it and walked away very impressed. It’s a beautiful game with a superb presentation. Let’s check out the update it just picked up.

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2 years ago

Leaked: Nokia Lumia Icon cases (that you can't buy yet from Verizon)

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The Nokia Lumia Icon (aka Lumia 929) is no secret. The handset, destined for Verizon, has been leaked and known for months now. It was first known as the Lumia 929 and leaked around mid-September on a Chinese site. Since then we’ve seen video hands-on of the device and were even given some exclusive shots of the 1080P Windows Phone. We also shared all the specs of the flagship Verizon handset.

Now we’ve got some photos of upcoming cases for the Lumia Icon. That can only meant its release is near.

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2 years ago

Get ready for the Sochi Winter Games with the official NBC Sports Live Extra app for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Nokia sent 50 Cent a Lumia 1020 and he thinks 'it's kinda HOT'

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In another shrewd advertising move, Nokia sent rapper 50 Cent (aka, Curtis James Jackson III) one of their Lumia 1020 Windows Phones. This apparently comes after Nokia caught wind of a USA Today interview where 50 Cent was quoted saying he had purchased a smartphone simply for its camera. Nokia representatives bumped into him at CES 2014 and followed up with a little care package.

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2 years ago

Nextgen Reader for Windows 8 updated to v2.1 - new features and fixes onboard

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Nextgen Reader is an RSS feedly powered client for Windows 8 and Windows Phone that many of you already tried out or, at the very least, have heard of. It is a great way to keep up with all of your favorite news sites (such as Mobile Nation’s entire network) across all of your Windows devices.

Today the company, Next Matters, has released an update for the Windows 8 version of the client that includes quite a few improvements and bug fixes in tow.

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2 years ago

Satya Nadella's first 'Customer and Partner Webcast' as CEO - 3PM ET

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2 years ago

Microsoft invests millions in Foursquare, licenses data for future Windows Phone use

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Microsoft has just invested 15 million dollars into Foursquare, the location-based social network. Not only has it just invested a boatload of cash, but it also picked up a multi-year license contract to data. That data will become increasingly useful in Microsoft’s Bing platform and for Windows Phone. Is this the result of talks between the two companies that started last summer?

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2 years ago

Miniclip's Hot Rod Racers speeds onto Nokia Windows Phones

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It's time to hop into the hot seat and fire up the engines as Hot Rod Racers from Miniclip speeds onto Windows Phone. The highly popular game has only been available on iOS and Android for a week and already Miniclip has released the Windows Phone counterpart (for Nokia Lumia hardware that is). This is a positive sign of things to come. If you're ready to commence drag racing, shift past the break for more details and store links.

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