Extras + Info

Microsoft updates Extras + Info, Display, Device Hub, and Call + SMS Filter with unknown improvements

Microsoft updates Extras + Info, Display, Device Hub, and Call + SMS Filter with unknown improvements

Microsoft Mobile (previously the hardware division at Nokia) has released new versions for a number of system apps available for Lumia Windows Phones. Extras + Info and Call + SMS Filter are joined by Display and Device Hub, each receiving a new version with unknown changes due to the lack of up-to-date changelogs. The Extras + Info store listing (now on version 3.9.2.1) states that...

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Extras + Info update reportedly fixes ‘screen sensitivity’ issue on Lumia 1520

Extras + Info update reportedly fixes ‘screen sensitivity’ issue on Lumia 1520

We’ve noted in the past that despite the Lumia 1520 being one of our favorite Lumias to date, like everything in the world of technology it had a few nits that bothered us. One of those was the often reported ‘screen sensitivity’ complaint, where scrolling with the display would frequently result in a tap. Think of scrolling through your emails and instead of scrolling down, you open a...

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Nokia working to bring more enhancements to Lumia line through Glance and Touch?

Nokia working to bring more enhancements to Lumia line through Glance and Touch?

Recent updates by Nokia may reveal forthcoming additions to expand Lumia functionality for users Nokia has been churning out quite a few updates lately for its Lumia Windows Phones, especially for those with the Amber update. The last few system app changes, notably Extras + Info yesterday and Display + Touch for today, simply moved those settings into their own categories. While that...

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Nokia moves Glance and Touch configurators directly into Settings with latest update

Nokia moves Glance and Touch configurators directly into Settings with latest update

Starting with the Windows Phone 8 GDR2 and Nokia Amber updates, Nokia was able to offer new options for the Lumia line, including the coveted Glance screen and Touch features. Glance enabled the onscreen clock with vibration and charging alerts, while Touch allows users to modify screen sensitivity. Both features are essential in getting the premium Nokia experience, but there was one...

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Feedback to Nokia and Extras + Info get system updates today for Lumia devices

Feedback to Nokia and Extras + Info get system updates today for Lumia devices

Yesterday we saw two app updates from Nokia including HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps. Today they’re bumping some system apps. But no need to rush as these are for the more benign Feedback to Nokia and Extras + Info sections, not bringing anything too new or exciting to the table as far as we can tell. First up is Feedback to Nokia. This little guy allows you to rate your phone and send your...

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