About two weeks ago we got our first look at Nokia’s new Beamer app. Outside of the new devices they unveiled, it was probably the coolest thing we saw at Nokia World. It’s a really cool app that will allow you to display the content of your Windows Phone onto any screen, check the video after the break to see it in action. Anyways, the app is now available for you to download in the Windows Phone Store.
As you can see in the video, Beamer is pretty awesome. Not only can you share images from your phone to larger displays, but you can do so much more with it. For example, run your next PowerPoint presentation from your Lumia device with Beamer. Here are the features from the description:
- Beam to laptops, tablets, TVs, and even smartphones
- Share nearby – scan a QR code on the target display
- Share remotely – send a link by email, SMS or social media
- Send the link to as many people as you want
- Shake or Auto Update – choose how to refresh your screen
The app was just updated today and includes an improved user interface and new quality settings. Of course we don’t have any Lumia Black devices around, but if you happen to have one feel free to update.
Of course, the app works well with a fast internet connection. We were on Wi-Fi at the event when we filmed the video above and you can see it lag a bit on the congested network. You’re also going to need the Lumia Black firmware update for your Lumia device. In the meantime, you can download the app to your phone since it’s now in the Store. Of course, you’ll get an error message if you launch it, but it’s nice having it there as you wait for the Lumia Black update.
We can't wait to use this app again.
You can find Nokia’s Beamer app in the Windows Phone Store. You can also use the QR codes below or swipe to the right in our app to get it.
Thanks for the tip nanoware!