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2 years ago

Nokia answers some questions about the Lumia 925 design and hardware

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With Nokia’s announcement today of the new Lumia 925, many questions have been asked by you regarding design choices, hardware specifications and the future of Nokia’s Lumia efforts.

During the day, we spoke with Kevin Shields (Management Overhead, Nokia) and Stefan Pannenbecker (SVP Product Design, at Nokia) who were kind enough to take some of inquiries about today’s product reveal.

Want some answers to your most asked questions? Then head past the break...

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2 years ago

Microsoft Surface RT and Pro updates rolling out, volume and Wi-Fi fixes in tow

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2 years ago

Microsoft talks about Windows 8.1 "Blue" update, public preview available in June

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Microsoft took the opportunity at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom conference today to talk about Windows 8.1 (or "Windows Blue" as it has been referred as). The update will be dished out to consumers for free, which is music to ears after the heavy discount Microsoft had in place for Windows 8 when the operating system launched last year.

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2 years ago

New report shows Windows Phone increasing its share of the smartphone market

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Gartner has published an interesting report, which details numerous points. The first is Nokia falling to position 10 in the first quarter of 2013. This is out of all mobile phone manufacturers (Samsung remains first). While Windows Phone is increasing its share and sales, Nokia has still yet to experience a surge that will replace the sheer volume of units the company used to ship.

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2 years ago

Microsoft details upcoming Windows Phone software update

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2 years ago

Now Available: Windows Phone Central app v4

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Over the weekend we gave you a sneak peak at version 4 of our official app for Windows Phone, and we're pleased to say it has now passed certification and is available on the marketplace right here.

So as always please download at your own leisure and enjoy the new features (which we've listed again below). Please note though that voice commands is a paid only feature and is currently only available in US and UK english, something which we're working to improve!

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2 years ago

Nokia updates Creative Studio for Windows Phone 8, adds more editing tools

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Creative Studio is a very nice photo editing app exclusive to the Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices. Creative Studio was updated today to version 5.0 and adds four new editing tools to the mix.

You have two new features to blur images, Focus Object and Radial/Tilt Shift. These features allow you to select areas of your photos to keep in focus and the areas you want to blur.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 925 comes together in new advertisement

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Nokia has hit the ground running releasing a new ad for their latest Windows Phone, the Lumia 925, that was officially introduced to the world this morning in London.

The forty second spot offers an inside look at the Lumia 925, highlighting the 8MP Pureview camera and aluminum body. The spot is rather generic but is just enough to catch your attention.

Source: Nokia (Youtube)

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2 years ago

Nokia shows off new car charging stand with dock app

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We previously looked at Nokia's new wireless charging stand for vehicles back at Mobile World Congress. The company is back showing off the accessory today but is also using the Lumia 925 to demonstrate a dock app that is activated through NFC. We took a few minutes to run through what this app does and how the overall package will help consumers while driving.

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2 years ago

Sneak Peek: Nokia’s Amber Camera update for Windows Phone 8 Lumias

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It was announced today that Nokia will be bringing “Amber”, a software update package that will coincide with Microsoft’s GDR2 update later this summer. We got a quick look at some of the new camera functions, which will launch on the Lumia 925 and then come to all Windows Phone 8 Lumias via an over-the-air update.

So what can we expect? FM Radio, up to 3200 ISO support, less noise, enhanced color profile, image quality improvements and more. One of those new features is of course the Smart Camera app that you see demoed here in our video. Indeed, we’re quite excited for this feature to come.

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2 years ago

EasyNotes for Windows Phone 8, a feature rich sticky notes app

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EasyNotes is a fairly simple note app for your Windows Phone 8 device. EasyNotes isn't a note taking app per say but rather a feature rich app to create sticky notes or reminders.

Notes are highly customizable from fonts, background image, sharing and they can also be backed up/restored to Skydrive. EasyNotes is a nice app if your constantly creating reminders or notes for everything from grocery/shopping lists, to-do lists, or anything else a gentle reminder will keep you out of the doghouse.

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2 years ago

#2InstaWithLove gets a new filter, "Pureview"

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Nokia has updated their filter list on #2InstaWithLove app with the "Pureview" filter.  Likely in honor of all the news coming out of London.

The app, exclusive to the Lumia Windows Phone lineup, allows you to take photos, apply one of a handful of creative filters and then automatically adds the hashtag #2InstaWithLove to the photo, for sharing on your favorite social network.

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2 years ago

We're interviewing Nokia's SVP Product Design, throw us some of your questions!

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We're still on the floor here at Nokia's event in London and we're preparing for an imminent interview with SVP Product Design, Stefan Pannenbecker. While we have some questions we'll put forward, we'd like to know what you guys want to have answered. What continues to influence design? How will Nokia innovate on what's currently available? We'd like to hear all your queries.

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2 years ago

Reader Poll - What do you think of the Nokia Lumia 925?

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Okay folks, it's time for another quicky reader poll! Today's topic: the Lumia 925.

We can already tell this one is causing some divisions, with those thinking its not a worthy Lumia 920 upgrade (even though it's not positioned as such) and those who finally have a reason to get a flagship Nokia (or even the opportunity, hello T-Mobile!).

Which camp do you fall into: hit or miss? Take the poll and let your voice be heard.

Do you like the new Nokia Lumia 925?

 

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 925 availability in the UK: Where will you be able to pick one up?

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Nokia has announced the Lumia 925, the next flagship in the manufacturer's Lumia line of Windows Phones. We already know the device is heading to T-Mobile in the US, but what about here in the UK? Several carriers and retailers have all revealed plans to stock the new smartphone. We're looking at Phones 4u, Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone, O2 and Three.

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