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2 years ago

Nokia releases Cinemagraph app for Windows Phone 7.x Lumias

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Nokia is still evidently on a roll this week as they have just published the super fun and popular Cinemgraph app for their non-Windows Phone 8 Lumias. Coming in as version 1.0 in the Nokia Collection, the app is essentially the same as the one for its Windows Phone 8 brethren except it obviously has no Lens feature.

Cinemagraph works by taking a short video of the scene and then lets the user animate certain areas. It creates a neat effect and is a great way to blend a photo with some video qualities. Using your Nokia Account you can of course upload and share your creations to your favorite social networks.

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2 years ago

Video: Nokia's highlights from Mobile World Congress 2013

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If you were following along with our coverage of MWC last week, you'll know that for Windows Phone it was pretty much the Nokia show. That's not to say that other manufacturers weren't present, simply that Nokia were without a doubt the most proactive in getting the most out of the annual mobile conference.

Now Nokia Developer have posted a very well produced video over on YouTube which gives you a great chance to see everything that Nokia were doing last week (primarily on the Monday). That includes the Nokia Apps Developer Conference (ADC) which we sorely wanted to cover, but were kept somewhat busy with everything else Nokia had to show.

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2 years ago

Box ‘doubles down’ on Windows 8 and Windows Phone with new software updates

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Although a lot of folks in the Windows Phone ecosystem may opt for SkyDrive for their cloud storage, there’s no doubt Box (www.box.com) has a compelling service as well (especially if you nabbed those free 25 or 50GB of storage offers).

The company has pushed out dual updates today for both their Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps, bringing their new file-preview technology to both and allowing users to peek in their files without opening them. In addition, each app received some personal attention too for general improvements.

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2 years ago

Nokia releases Glam Me self-portrait app for Windows Phone 8 Lumias

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We gave you a sneak peek at Nokia’s Glam Me app a few weeks ago at Mobile World Congress and now the app is live the Store.

The app is a simple self-portrait app that uses the front-facing camera to take some adjusted photos of oneself, applying some filters and adjustments along the way. The app can smooth out your skin tone, whiten teeth, soften the image and adjust the eyes (makes them “more open”). Later, you can add one of 14 filters to it, including B&W, Lomo, fresh, violet, magazine and sketch.

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2 years ago

Amazing Spider-Man and Real Soccer 2013 swing onto Xbox Windows Phone 8

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The recent launch of Asphalt 7: Heat on Windows Phone 8 was just the shot of vitality that Microsoft’s newest mobile OS needed. Considering the rocky start that Xbox Live releases have had this year, we might have expected a puzzle game or no release at all. Well, we needn’t fear such a bleak scenario this week either. Hot off of Asphalt 7’s heels, Gameloft will follow up today with not one, but TWO new Xbox games for Windows Phone 8. And one of them is even free! Are your minds blown yet, mobile gamers?

Yes, two of the 12 Gameloft games announced last year have popped up today: The Amazing Spider-Man and Real Soccer 2013/Real Football 2013. We haven’t put them through their paces just yet, but we do have plenty of details, screens, and pricing! Note that both titles require 1GB of RAM, so they won’t work on the Lumia 620, HTC 8S, and other low-memory devices.

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2 years ago

Asphalt 7 Review: Bringing the heat to Windows Phone 8

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As the first non-Angry Birds Xbox game running exclusively on Windows Phone 8, Asphalt 7: Heat understandably had a lot of interest from gamers and some rather lofty expectations to live up to. Now that the downloading issues that plagued last week’s launch have been resolved, we’ve been able to step into the driver’s seat and take it for a spin. Is Asphalt 7 the best arcade-style racing game since Outrun or another trip down a one-way road in the wrong direction like its Windows Phone 7 predecessor, Asphalt 5?

I’m pleased to tell you that Asphalt 7 is not only the best racing game in the Windows Phone library, it’s one of the best games period. Head past the break to find out just how it impressed its way into my icy heart.

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2 years ago

Yellow Lumia 920 now available on Rogers for $50

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The Lumia 920 has been added to the catalogue of Windows Phones available at Canadian mobile operator Rogers. The unique colour is one of the rare variants, along with the grey and red versions. Priced at the same points as other Lumia 920s listed on the company's website, the $49.99 on a 3-year contract isn't a bad deal (though it is for anyone who's used to 1-year and 2-year plans).

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2 years ago

Viber states VOIP update for Windows Phone 'coming very soon'

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The Viber team has revealed on Twitter that an update is well on the way for Windows Phone, which is speculated to bring VOIP support. The app is currently only enabling consumers to communicate with contacts via messages, leaving alternatives as solutions for VOIP. So when can we all expect to see said update delivered to Windows Phones? It's "coming very soon."

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2 years ago

Nokia has not sold 2 million Lumias in China, denies details

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With Nokia making a large deal to sell numerous Lumia Windows Phones on China Mobile, starting with the Lumia 920 and including the popular Lumia 620, speculation and curiosity about sales numbers have piqued interest from observers.

This morning, a questionable story on WinP.cn started to make the rounds complete with photos, that reportedly showed the Nokia team “celebrating 2 million sales (or activations)” in that massive country. We’ve been in indirect contact with Nokia China and are hearing that the story is in fact not accurate.

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2 years ago

GAME refreshes Rewards app for Windows Phone, adds Wallet integration

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UK video game retailer GAME has bumped its Windows Phone app to version 3, introducing a new interface and features to help enhance the loyalty card experience. So what's new in the latest release? Well, the team has managed to implement a brand new layout, which looks much better. As well as this, the app now supports Wallet integration.

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2 years ago

Nokia partners with La Blogotheque to launch 'Lumia Live Sessions' gigs across the UK

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Nokia and La Blogotheque, a team of bloggers and videographers infamous for helping kick start careers of musicians globally, have teamed up to showcase hot new UK music talent at a series of free gigs across the country. Much like the Lumia Live events we've seen (and enjoyed) in the past, Nokia will be hosting yet more free parties for consumers to get the Windows Phone treatment.

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2 years ago

THE Football App adds another high quality sport experience to Windows Phone

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There are a number of football apps available for our Windows Phone, enabling consumers to keep up-to-date with what's currently happening in the world of sport. We previously looked at a handful of such apps, but missed THE Football App, which was released soon after our app round-up.

We've decided to take a quick look at the app and see what it's all about. So grab a beer, throw on your team's shirt and join us on this wondrous adventure.

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2 years ago

Tango VOIP has no current plans for Windows Phone 8 or Windows 8

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Tango, the popular VoIP and messaging app has quite a cult following in the Windows Phone community. There are a handful of you out there that prefer the app over Skype. And that’s ok, we’re about choice for the consumers. However, Tango has been absent from the Windows Phone 8 Store for quite some time and it doesn’t look like that’s about to change.

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2 years ago

Concept Unicorn puts a unique flip on Windows Phone

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2 years ago

O2 Germany supports billing Windows Phone Store purchases to wireless account

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Windows Phone customers on O2 Germany have had the option to pay for Windows Phone Store purchases with a credit card or through their PayPal account. But direct billing to their wireless account wasn't possible.

Until now.

O2 will now let customers bill their app and game purchases from the Windows Phone Store to their O2 wireless account. When purchasing an item from the Windows Phone Store, just choose the "Add or switch payment methods" option before confirming the purchase and you should see the option to bill your O2 account.

Source: wparea; Thanks, Olaf and WPfreak8, for the tip!

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