Goodbye, Nokia Collection and hello Lumia
Earlier today, Windows Central began receiving reports from users that their Nokia Collection in the Windows Phone Store had altered to Lumia Collection. Sure enough, hours later the conversion is going wide as our Store now reflects the new name as well.
The shift in branding should come as no surprise, as for months now Microsoft has been scrubbing the Nokia name from apps, websites, Twitter, Facebook and more.
The name change from Nokia Collection to Lumia Collection is nearly the last remnants of the Finnish company, with only the Lumia boot screen still showing Nokia.
The Lumia Collection is a list of apps in the Store restricted to Nokia Lumia phones, as opposed to HTC, Samsung, and others. Focusing on imaging, gaming, and utilities, the Nokia Collection was one of the largest repositories of unique apps for Lumia Windows Phones. Now, it looks to carry on that tradition as the Lumia Collection with the latest addition being the Movie Creator app released yesterday.
So with that, we bid Nokia Collection farewell and embrace Lumia here on out.
Thanks, Parimal G., and Abhroneel G., for the tips!
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Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.
Samsung have "Samsung Apps", etc
No-one really cares about these apps anyway. It will be nice little add-in to the ecosystem.
I was just askin..
No offence bro..!!
No one else bothers you cause ye are right 95% of time Rod..!!
They actually used to carry WP, them and HTC, with multiple devices.. They just gave up after Nokia came along.
Well buy a Microsoft-Cum-Nokia WP..!! It's the same ideology as that of HTC..But is it enough to satisfy any OEM's hunger for profit..??
BTW I prefer drinking..It calms you....
Like.. JohnD. "why can't I see the app yet?"" DanielR. "give it some time, it's a big world""
SarahJ. "Is Sony planning a WP device?" DanielR. "IDK, that would be huge news. Don't you think we would report it?".... Lol!
IOW, you would just awnswer every question back with a smart as question intentionally, and it would be a funny, smartass, read.. DO IT❕
Care to explain how..??
I don't see yet any difference maybe one... Coming more sh!t
My store Nokia collection
Even gone to Lumia collection