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DivvyUp with OCR tech updated for Windows Phone, brings Lens support and more for the end of your meal

DivvyUp with OCR tech updated for Windows Phone, brings Lens support and more for the end of your meal

Sam Sabri 40

A little over a month we showed you guys a really cool app for Windows Phone 8 called DivvyUp. It’s super useful, features beautiful UI, and is only on Windows Phone. That makes it an instant win for us. The latest update brings some handy new features. Let’s check it out. Head to the Windows Phone Store and you’ll see version 1.1.0.0 of DivvyUp ready for you. The app is perfect for...

Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Daniel Rubino 117

Say what you will about Samsung, but it looks like they’re finally sinking some money and resources into delivering quality apps for their users. Today, the Korean company has pushed out three new camera apps, which are all variations on a theme, but are still fun to use. The three apps, Artistic Effect, Fun Shot and Color Effect, are all Lenses that can be launched to give live filters...

FTW: Unofficial Vine app for Windows Phone gets Lens support, Live Tile in latest beta

FTW: Unofficial Vine app for Windows Phone gets Lens support, Live Tile in latest beta

Daniel Rubino 59

If there’s one thing you can say about Windows Phone developers—they know the community and what they want. After our post last night, Rudy Huyn, the man behind the upcoming 6Sec app for Vine on Windows Phone, seems to have set him into full gear. A big update was posted today for his private beta users and it should set Windows Phone apart from the competition. First up, we have the...

Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Discussing cameras and the future of Windows Phone with Nokia's Juha Alakarhu

Daniel Rubino 46

Although Nokia was not announcing any new Lumia Windows Phones here at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, they were still present here making sure people know that they mean business. Luckily for us their photo guru, Juha Alakarhu, was there to take our questions regarding cameras and the future of mobile camerawork. Being in charge of Nokia’s imaging for their Lumia line gives him special insight...

Nokia Lumia and the Windows Phone 8 event in New York - Everything you need to know

Nokia Lumia and the Windows Phone 8 event in New York - Everything you need to know

Rich Edmonds 93

Introducing the Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView Technology It was a sizeable day for Nokia, Microsoft, ourselves and consumers yesterday as we saw Nokia take to the stage and unveil the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 Windows Phones. Windows Phone Central was there at the front of the event, and as Bill O'Reilly likes to scream - "We're doing it live!" (NSFW), so we blogged it live. Be sure to...

Nokia's photography chief shouts out against Pureview and Lumia 920 camera criticism

Nokia's photography chief shouts out against Pureview and Lumia 920 camera criticism

Rich Edmonds 92

Critics of both Nokia's PureView technology and the Lumia 920 camera have been attacked by the company's chief of photography, Damian Dinning. Publishing a series of tweets, Dinning chose to reach out and explain how the PureView technology Nokia is developing is not limited to a single feature on the specification sheet. There was much confusion surrounding the Lumia 920 Windows Phone...

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Daniel Rubino 170

Is this Windows Phone 8? We think so... With less than week before Microsoft is expected to show off Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, some leaked (and terrible looking) screenshots have appeared on the site Nokia Innovation. The shots supposedly show off integrated Skype, including an incoming video call as well as a data usage app. You may also note the mention of "RCSe" near the...