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Want to turn off the screenshot sound in Windows Phone? There's a setting for that

Want to turn off the screenshot sound in Windows Phone? There's a setting for that

Rich Edmonds 83

You've seen something awesome on your Windows Phone (perhaps a sunny day in England reported by a weather app) and you wish to share this screen with the world. Taking screenshots is super easy and fast (hold power and tap the Start key). The only issue with taking screenshots on any Windows Phone, especially when wearing earphones and listening to music, is the camera shutter sound...

Trouble with your Nokia Windows Phone? Restore it with the official Software Recovery Tool

Trouble with your Nokia Windows Phone? Restore it with the official Software Recovery Tool

Rich Edmonds 136

Nokia Windows Phones are solid smartphones running Microsoft's mobile operating system and we've previously looked at how physically durable the devices are. According to AdDuplex reports, almost 90 percent of all Windows Phones are part of the Nokia Lumia family of devices. Consumers have enjoyed both stability and reliability when it comes to said Nokia hardware, but there are times...

Download the Xbox One "day one offline update" on your PC to avoid busy Xbox servers

Download the Xbox One "day one offline update" on your PC to avoid busy Xbox servers

Rich Edmonds 56

It's already set in stone that Microsoft's next-generation console, the Xbox One will require a day one patch - just like the PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, with the next Xbox, you'll not be able to play any games (or really do anything at all) until you've installed the update. Luckily, should you be afraid that something may go wrong on the day to prevent you from getting on with some...

Suffering from the spinning cogs issue on a Nokia Windows Phone? There's a fix for that

Suffering from the spinning cogs issue on a Nokia Windows Phone? There's a fix for that

Rich Edmonds 146

We've already looked at the spinning cogs issue with Nokia Windows Phones. You reset (or update) your handset and the when booting the handset, you simply cannot get past the spinning cogs. Luckily, while Nokia has been busy replacing damaged hardware, the manufacturer has also released an update to its Nokia Software Updater that looks to address the problem. When launching the...

DIY hack enables you to wirelessly charge your Nokia Lumia 925 without optional shells

DIY hack enables you to wirelessly charge your Nokia Lumia 925 without optional shells

Rich Edmonds 104

It can be a pain if you find yourself being allergic to mobile phone cases when you pick up the Lumia 925 and realise you can't wireless charge it without one attached. Nokia opted to not include wireless charging as a complete packing inside the shell of the main device, much like what's available on the Lumia 920, instead going with a 50/50 setup and firing out accessories that enable...

Tip: Jetpack Joyride is giving away free loot on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 today

Tip: Jetpack Joyride is giving away free loot on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 today

Daniel Rubino 227

Here’s a good tip for you if you’re a fan of the endless runner Jetpack Joyride. On the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 versions, just about everything in the Stash (the game’s store) is free today. Bug or giveaway? We’re not sure but it’s worth checking out. Indeed we bought just about everything we could from unlocking levels to new outfits to utilities on our Surface Pro. On Windows...

Live in China? Alter your Lumia region settings to install more Windows Phone apps

Live in China? Alter your Lumia region settings to install more Windows Phone apps

Rich Edmonds 28

There's nothing worse than purchasing a Windows Phone, but not able to rock the night away with apps and games from the store. The unique market that is China has been an interesting addition to the ecosystem with Xbox Live, social networks and even store content being affected by tight restrictions (The Great Firewall). Luckily there's light at the end of the tunnel as LiveSino reports...