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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

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...

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Nokia releases update for Play To, addressing issues with GDR3 Developer Preview

Nokia releases update for Play To, addressing issues with GDR3 Developer Preview

Nokia has today released an update for Play To, taking the app up to version 2.2.3.2. This release includes the much anticipated fix for those running the GDR3 Developer Preview (Update 3), which saw the app lose all functionality and be rendered useless. It was only last week we covered news that the company would be releasing a patch to help users out, so we see this as a positive...

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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

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...

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Want to fix your Windows 8.1 battery issue on Surface RT? Turn your Bluetooth on!

Want to fix your Windows 8.1 battery issue on Surface RT? Turn your Bluetooth on!

According to Microsoft’s support forums, a user complained that his Surface RT running the latest version of the company’s Windows 8.1 Consumer Preview was seeing an extreme power decrease while in standby mode. The user also noted that a driver known as “Microsoft UART V2” seemed to be causing the issue. Microsoft’s support team contacted the user and requested he try switching his...

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HTC adds ability to delete temporary files on the 8X and 8S with latest OS and firmware update

HTC adds ability to delete temporary files on the 8X and 8S with latest OS and firmware update

One issue that has been bugging some users for a while now is the inability to delete temporary files on their Windows Phone 8 devices.  Nokia got around this by building in their Storage Check app and even Huawei is reportedly making an app to do the same. Now, after reports of the GDR2 (and firmware) update rolling out for unbranded HTC 8X owners today, the ability to delete temporary...

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Lumia 920 ‘1314’ firmware gets announced, fixes AT&T phones with connection problems [Updated]

Lumia 920 ‘1314’ firmware gets announced, fixes AT&T phones with connection problems [Updated]

[Update: Nokia Care US is now claiming that this is for AT&T users, and it should be live. Our device is now updated at 1:22pm ET...] While a lot of Lumia 920 owners are getting the 1308 firmware (which is busted for AT&T users, having been recently halted), Nokia is pushing out a follow up to it numbered 1314. That update, as far as we know, has not actually started to go to...

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New Nokia 920 firmware points to camera changes, possible Storage issue fix

New Nokia 920 firmware points to camera changes, possible Storage issue fix

Yesterday on Nokia’s Navifirm servers evidently a new firmware update for the Lumia 920 briefly appeared. The current version for most users is the 1249 branch but this new version is of 1308 variety (1232.5957.1308.0004). Unfortunately, the firmware is now off of the server meaning we personally cannot analyze it for changes. The good news is that some in our forums already did do some...

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Microsoft fixes Marketplace certificate issue for Windows Phone. App submissions are a go.

Microsoft fixes Marketplace certificate issue for Windows Phone. App submissions are a go.

Marketplace fix has been applied but it may take a day or two deploy As expected, Microsoft has begun deploying the digital certificate fix for the Marketplace that has resulted in some Windows Phone users unable to either install or update a select few apps (notably WhatsApp, NY Times and Translator). In a recent change to the Windows Phone Developer Blog, Todd Brix notes: “We fixed...

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