We have another app roundup for your Windows Phones. Today we'll be looking at Pixel Gun 3D, iFruit from Rockstar and even Waze. To save you some time checking for updates or just in case you haven't yet received the notifications, head past the break to see what's new in these latest releases.
Nokia never fails to impress us with the little options and configurations the company adds with its system app updates. This latest release (version 22.214.171.124) for the Touch system app on Lumia Windows Phones enables a new setting for consumers to toggle, which affects the vibration feedback caused by hitting the capacitive buttons. You're now able to simply turn the vibration on and off.
By Sam Sabri, Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 3:19 am EST
It's been long rumored and speculated, but it’s finally here. Nokia has just announced the next accessory you’ll want for your Bluetooth 4.0 LE enabled Lumia device – Treasure Tag. It’s coming this April to retailers around the globe. More details below.
If you are looking for a budget Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 520 may very well be the best option to pursue. WPCentral member gameson is considering picking a Lumia 520 for his father who is currently using a Samsung Galaxy S (first generation).
Gameson has started a discussion seeking feedback on the Lumia 520 in the WPCentral forums in hopes of getting a better handle on this economy oriented Windows Phone.
The Nokia Lumia 925 is a unique Windows Phone in that the chassis design differs from the usual Lumia polycarbonate cases. Sporting an aluminium side, the Lumia 925 is a premium Windows Phone 8, which will be updated with the 8.1 (aka 'Blue') update when released. This makes it both future proof and a superb catch when a special offer is published.
Cue Newegg where consumers can pick up the Lumia 925 for just $289.
New York Fashion Week may have just ended, but London Fashion Week is about to start. To celebrate, Nokia’s made a cutting-edge interactive skirt for the occasion. How’d they do it? By putting together 35 Lumia 1520’s they were able to make the piece to celebrate London Fashion Week 2014.
Nokia today announced the Lumia 1320 for the UK. The 6-inch Windows Phone phablet will be available from multiple outlets starting February 24th. The Lumia 1320 is a rather special Windows Phone as it packs multiple high-end features at a more affordable price point.
By Sam Sabri, Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 7:23 pm EST
Using a Nokia Lumia 1520 outside the United States? You might have a firmware update ready to download if you are. Reports are coming in that an update is available for the Lumia 1520 that addresses a few issues users have had with it. So far we’re already seeing the update for Lumia 1520’s in the UK, Finland and Italy. Read on to see what’s been fixed.
Cameron Diaz starred as guest on a recent episode of Ellen, a popular talk show in the US. What made this particular episode rather special was Ellen giving away three Nokia Lumia 1520 Windows Phones to selected members of the audience. These lucky winners participated in 'Humdinger', a game where they had to score points by guessing which song Diaz was humming.
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. In fact, that’s already now for some of you in Australia, Thailand and elsewhere. So while the world goes red, it’s curious to see various Nokia social media pages go green.
Is this some new ecofriendly push by the Finnish company? Or could it foretell a looming announcement coming February 24 in Barcelona?
We have an interesting conversation going on over in the Windows Phone Central forums debating on whether or not the new Verizon Nokia Icon is too boxy.
WPCentral member Keith Petrovich poses the question after visiting the local Microsoft Store. The lack of colors also comes into question after seeing all the color choices with the Lumia 1520 and 1020 models.
Nokia US is going on the offensive with the Nokia Lumia Icon, coming soon to mobile operator Verizon. The Finnish company has released the above video, showing off the recording capabilities of the Windows Phone. The footage, captured on both the Lumia Icon and a Samsung Galaxy S4, illustrates how Nokia smartphones are able to both focus and capture scenes more effectively, leading to better results.
The two Nokia Windows Phone phablets, the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320, are on their way to Spain. Consumers who reside in the region will be able to get their paws on either Windows Phones by the end of February. Pricing has also been confirmed. Head past the break for more details.
If you've been a fan of Nokia smartphones and other products in previous years, you would have experienced the wide variety of loaded ringtones. To relive those special moments, Aleksi Eeben from Nokia has compiled thousands of ringtones into a single Windows Phone app. What's more is you can even save these classic tunes as ringtones for your own Windows Phones.
Nokia Storyteller was removed from the Windows Phone Store after the most recent update caused issues for consumers. The Nokia app allows consumers to sort through their galleries and categorise photos into easy-to-navigate albums. An interesting twist to the story was only low-end hardware were unaffected by the issues, leaving those with more powerful smartphones in the dark with no working app.
The manufacturer has since published the app on the Nokia Collection with a new release, not only that but we have a minor update for Nokia Camera too.
Hot off of the wire, Nokia and HTC have set aside their differences. All past and current patent litigation issues between the two companies have been dropped. Nokia and HTC have just entered into a patent and technology collaboration agreement.
We’re in a quiet period right now for new Windows Phone handsets. Sure the Nokia Lumia Icon (aka the Lumia 929) is coming out relatively soon, but that device was expected months ago. After that handset comes out we really don’t expect much new hardware until after Build when Windows Phone 8.1 is expected to be unveiled. Nonetheless, Nokia has an unlisted video on their YouTube channel and we've got the scoop below.
Just before we head into the weekend, the Windows Phone Store has had a few app updates pushed through. Not only have we got LastPass in the mix, but Foundbite and other apps have been bumped to new versions. Head past the break for more details and links
Nokia has published its Treasure Tag application to the Windows Phone Store. The app enables consumers with treasure tag accessories to set up and track said devices, which can be attached to anything from a keying to bags and other belongings. While the app is readily available, the accessory is yet to be make it through retail so don't get too excited as there's still some waiting to do. Pop past the break for more details and store links.