Amber

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

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

Rich Edmonds 205

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...

GDR2 update for Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 show up on Nokia’s servers, can be flashed now for the daring

GDR2 update for Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 show up on Nokia’s servers, can be flashed now for the daring

Daniel Rubino 349

For those of you who are super anxious to get Microsoft’s latest OS release, Windows Phone 8 build 10327 (GDR2) along with Nokia’s highly anticipated Amber firmware update, there’s some good news for you today. Users in our forums and on other sites have noticed that the files are now available on Nokia’s servers for the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920. The files can be downloaded and you can...

Claim: Nokia to update Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphones with Bluetooth 4.0 support

Claim: Nokia to update Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphones with Bluetooth 4.0 support

Rich Edmonds 156

Nokia is looking to roll out an update for its family of Windows Phone 8 products to introduce Bluetooth 4.0 support. Sources familiar with company plans have confirmed to The Verge that the update will include "low energy support for fitness devices like Fitbit, as well as a range of accessories Nokia is looking to launch". We previously looked at leaked a PowerPoint slide detailing...

A quick look at what's new in the Lumia 925 and the upcoming "Amber" firmware update [Updated]

A quick look at what's new in the Lumia 925 and the upcoming "Amber" firmware update [Updated]

Kane Gao 117

The Nokia Lumia 925 has only just been released in China (as well as other markets) and while we've been able to get some hands-on action,  technology website WPDang has taken the new Windows Phone for a test run, probing for new functions of features in the Nokia "Amber" firmware that comes pre-loaded with it. Amber is Nokia's codename for the next minor Windows Phone 8 system...

Nokia Smart Cam app released on the Windows Phone Store, but it won’t work on your Lumia yet

Nokia Smart Cam app released on the Windows Phone Store, but it won’t work on your Lumia yet

Daniel Rubino 82

One of the big new features of the Lumia 925, which is now actually in people’s hands for purchase in the UK and a select few other territories, is the updated camera algorithms and new functionality. All of that is encompassed in the so-called ‘Amber update’, which is Nokia’s name for their inbound firmware change destined for all Windows Phone 8 Lumias later this summer. One of those...

Nokia Lumia 925 camera samples show improvements over Lumia 920, impressive design

Nokia Lumia 925 camera samples show improvements over Lumia 920, impressive design

Daniel Rubino 86

Although the Lumia 925 is not quite out yet, it seems to be strutting its stuff more and more (see this earlier post from today).This time, the site Winp.cn has gotten their mitts on one for an extensive mini-review. While the article is in Chinese, you can discern easy enough from Bing translator that they are impressed with the upcoming phone. Indeed, they were even able to pull some...