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Nokia releases new Pocket Magnifier app, updates Glance for 8.1, refreshes others

Nokia releases new Pocket Magnifier app, updates Glance for 8.1, refreshes others

TGIF as Nokia is having a busy morning. Today, the popular Windows Phone manufacturer has released a brand new app to their Nokia Collection, in addition to pushing out no less than three app updates (four if you count Nokia Share from the 19th). Let’s take a look at what’s new. Nokia Pocket Magnifier – Having trouble reading that receipt? Visually impaired and would like to make...

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Glance 'Bittersweet shimmer' notifications revealed by Microsoft Norway in new photo

Glance 'Bittersweet shimmer' notifications revealed by Microsoft Norway in new photo

It’s not exactly a secret that Nokia’s forthcoming ‘Bittersweet shimmer’ firmware update, which will coincide with the GDR3 OS release, will sport Glance screen notifications. Indeed, we speculated as much before it was confirmed two days later in the famous leak of the new Lumia build. Interestingly, Microsoft Norway just posted this above photo to their Instagram account and if you...

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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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Nokia confirms Glance feature coming to all Windows Phone 8 Lumias, except the Lumia 52x

Nokia confirms Glance feature coming to all Windows Phone 8 Lumias, except the Lumia 52x

There has been some confusion regarding the availability of Nokia’s Glance feature, aka the on-screen clock which we covered recently in a tutorial post. The feature is coming to other Lumia devices via the Amber update, but we remember seeing rumors for “exceptions” on specific devices pop up, revolving around screen technology i.e. AMOLED vs LCD. Nokia has gone now and confirmed that...

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