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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 Wireless Charging Cover now shipping in black from Amazon.com for $40

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It’s been weeks in the waiting but it looks like Amazon.com has officially received stock of the all black Nokia wireless charging cover (CC-3066) for the Lumia 1020.  In fact, according to users in our forums the item has started shipping already, so a few of you will have this handy accessory in the coming days (even faster if you have Prime).

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3 years ago

Adrian Peterson, NFL MVP, spotted playing with the Nokia Lumia 1020

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3 years ago

Inka Madness is a cute little Windows Phone platformer you can enjoy for free

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Inka Madness is an awesome little platformer for Windows Phone, which is free for the time being. The player is tasked with taking Atuq, the favourite son of the ruler Inca Tupac Qhari and a great and fearless warrior who the gods have chosen, on the important mission to free his siblings from an awful curse and remove chaos from the Inca Empire. 

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 825 to boast a 5-inch display and quad-core support? It's plausible.

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Nokia has announced and launched the Lumia 625, a new Windows Phone that packs the largest display found on any Nokia Windows Phone. So following on from that mid-range device, rumours have begun circling around that the manufacturer will be looking at releasing a Lumia 825, which is said to be raising the bar by supporting quad-core and a 5.2-inch display. Now, before we begin, take this rumour with a pinch of salt, folks.

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3 years ago

Samsung still in the game; SGH-I187 Windows Phone reportedly on they way?

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Samsung has been an extremely odd egg in the Windows Phone basket. The company appears to be fighting an internal struggle between two sides - one wishes to drop Windows Phone while the other becomes mildly excited when Live Tiles are in sight. Now rumours are floating around the Internet that Samsung is indeed making another Windows Phone, codenamed the SGH-I187.

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3 years ago

GDR2 update for Verizon's Lumia 928 available on Nokia servers; ready for flashing

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Nokia and Microsoft are slowly (but surely) looking to roll the GDR2 + Amber update out to consumers with a Lumia Windows Phone. Those with a Lumia 928 and who are anxious to get the update will be able to get dirty by manually applying it to their device. Windows Phone Central member tungha has published some links on the forum that contain files for the Nokia Amber update.

Fancy some flashing? You can now update your Lumia 928 manually, should you know what you're doing of course.

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3 years ago

UNO & Friends Review: The first online multiplayer card game on Xbox Windows Phone 8

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Having reviewed Gameloft’s Order & Chaos Online last week, today we look at the publisher’s latest release UNO & Friends for Windows Phone 8. That’s the title, not “UNOFriends” as it’s inexplicably listed in the Windows Phone Store. It’s free and runs on all Windows Phone 8 devices (even low end ones), so it’s definitely worth a look.

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3 years ago

Phototastic for Windows Phone updated with a new user interface and more

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Phototastic is a feature rich photo editor for your Windows Phone that is primarily focused on collages but has some rather nifty effects filters and editing tools to help make your photos stand out.

The Windows Phone photography app was recently updated to version 2.4 and gets a refresh on the user interface, changeable collage aspect ratios, text options and a ton of new collage templates.

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3 years ago

Xbox One will be able to under-clock itself to cool down and prevent damage

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While PC users might be familiar with their machines under-clocking themselves to save energy, reduce heat, and prevent damage, the idea is new for Microsoft’s Xbox console. According to an interview Gizmodo had with Xbox’s General Manager of Console Development, Leo Del Castillo, the new Xbox One will be able to cool itself down in a multitude of ways, including "dialing it back to a lower power state."

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3 years ago

MTV app launches on Xbox 360, offering entertainment at your fingertips

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3 years ago

What we’ve got here is a failure to stream - Talk Mobile

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Our media lives in a world of clouds, and those clouds have to be frustrating and secure. Who's gonna do it? You? You, media consumer? I have greater obstinance than you could possibly fathom. You weep for your MP3 and you curse the studios. You have that luxury.

You have the luxury of not knowing what I know: that your your music, while delightful, doesn’t belong to you. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, could be improved. You don't want the truth because deep down in places you don't want to talk about at parties, you know I'm blocking that cloud. We use words like copyright, streaming, licensing. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something broken. You use them as a rallying cry.

I have neither the foresight nor the inclination to explain myself to one who listens and watches from the cloud the very media that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said 'thank you', and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you build your own cloud and stream yourself. Either way, I clearly don't give a damn what you think you are entitled to.

*ahem*

Media in the cloud is broken. It's hampered by bandwidth, protectionist contracts, and entrenched short-sighted interests. How do we overhaul the system and get to a bright future of online media?

3 years ago

Microsoft wants to help you go green with your PC - launches new website

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3 years ago

Lumia Pusher gets pulled but NOKIA COLLECTION takes the baton to keep your apps up-to-date

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Nokia Windows Phone owners will have used Lumia Pusher in the past to see if the plethora of apps and system apps installed require updating. The app has unfortunately been pulled for some reason, but fear not as another developer has picked up the baton and launched NOKIA COLLECTION.

The new app shares similar functionality to Lumia Pusher in that you can hit multiple entries to be beamed to the store. It's a solid replacement.

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3 years ago

Nokia pushes out small updates for HERE Drive+ and Maps

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Although it may be the slow weeks of August, Nokia is not braking at all in keeping their Collection up to date. Today, they have pushed out updates for their HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps, giving users some satisfaction in knowing where they are (and going).

First up is HERE Drive+ which is bumped to version 3.0.4121.0 and brings some “bug fixes and stability improvement” aka the usual tidying up.  We’ve had some performance issues when using the app in New York City, so we’ll be curious if it has improved at all with this update, though the changes could be small.

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3 years ago

Official: Windows 8.1 to be released on October 17th

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