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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 929 render leaks, matches earlier photo for Verizon’s next phablet

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3 years ago

Nextgen Reader updated. Adds Tumblr and Buffer support

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3 years ago

Qualcomm and Verizon join the Wireless Power Consortium board, the alliance behind the Qi wireless charging standard

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Last fall, Windows Phone joined the world of wireless charging with the introducing of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC 8X on Verizon. The feature was met with mixed reviews, but anyone who has used it will testify to its usefulness. It’s a shame devices like the Lumia 925 and 1020 need covers to add the feature. All Windows Phone devices that can charge wirelessly do so by using the Qi wireless standard.

Qi is currently the leading standard for wireless charging, but others are challenging it. So what happens now that Qualcomm and Verizon have joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the management board for the Qi standard?

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3 years ago

Nokia Sirius Tablet to be called Lumia 2520?

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Nokia Sirius Tablet to be called Lumia 2520?

The leaker Twitter account evleaks has posted this morning that the upcoming Sirius Tablet will be dubbed the Lumia 2520.

There has been a lot of debate about what Nokia would call their tablet line, with some thinking a new designation would be used instead of Lumia. It seems an odd choice to merge tablets and smartphones into one product line, but then again Microsoft has hinted and many analysts believe that Microsoft will combine RT and Windows Phone in the future. Perhaps this is the first shot of that planned mixing?

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3 years ago

Hipstamatic’s Oggl updated for Windows Phone. Fixes cropping and adds new Live tile features

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3 years ago

Facebook Beta updated for Windows Phone. Brings support for more languages

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3 years ago

Icomania, Windows Phone trivia takes on a minimalistic approach

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Icomania is a Windows Phone trivia game that caught our eye due to its minimalistic artwork. While the game is eye appealing, it's not without challenge though.

You are presented a picture representative of a movie, actor or character and you simply have to fill in the blanks. Icomania is an entertaining option for those seeking a trivia game for their Windows Phone.

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3 years ago

Umbrella 8 for Windows Phone has potential to be an elegant weather source

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Umbrella 8 is a unique and eye-catching Windows Phone 8 weather app that has a lot going for it. The app throws a lot of weather information your way and includes Flickr integration to spice up the background images.

However, while the design is appealing you have a reoccurring error and the navigation isn't as smooth as it could be. Still Umbrella 8 is an attractive weather app worth trying and has a ton of potential.

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3 years ago

Report: Official Songza app due next week for Windows Phone 8

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3 years ago

Former UX Designer for Windows Phone teams up with Nokia DVLUP Design Consultations

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Developers, looking for a way to spruce up your app? Need advice on your creation’s UI? Then you may want to take a look at Toledo Designs who just partnered up with Nokia through their popular DVLUP program.

Why go with Toledo? It’s simple. One of the founders of the company is Arturo Toledo, a former Senior User Experience Designer for Microsoft's Windows Phone Design Studio. The man certainly knows his design theory as he wrote a whole guide on UI design for Windows Phone in a series which we covered back in 2011-2012. He recently wrote an interesting piece on the new look for the Facebook app in response to those who said it wasn't Modern.

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3 years ago

Super Calendar updated. Brings Live tile customizations like no other

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Some of the out-of-the-box apps on Windows Phone don’t see updates too frequently. Sure, you’ve got Xbox Music picking up some improvements with GDR2. But other than that, most apps don’t see refreshes or updates until the next version of Windows Phone hits. Which is why there are popular calendar apps in the Windows Phone Store. One of our recent favorites, Super Calendar, just picked up an update. Let’s check it out.

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3 years ago

Skype halts development for Windows Phone 7, sets course for Windows Phone 8

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Skype not planning to release further updates for Windows Phone 7.x

The Skype team today has taken to their blog to further outline some of their plans for mobile going forward.  In the article, they highlight how Windows Phone 8 was the first OS to receive mobile HD video calling and feature the new Modern UI. They also mentioned that “the vast majority of our Windows Phone base and usage is on Windows Phone 8”.

Skype, like all companies, has to put their resources where the market is and because of that, they’re announcing that there will be no further development for Windows Phone 7.x legacy devices.

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3 years ago

Deal Alert: ASUS VivoTab RT 32GB for $289, refurbished, on eBay

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3 years ago

Nokia’s photo editing app Creative Studio gets a minor update today

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3 years ago

New photo of the Nokia Lumia 1520 from China shows off massive display

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