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Lumia 920’s video image-stabilization shown in live test. Beats Samsung GS3. Again.

Lumia 920’s video image-stabilization shown in live test. Beats Samsung GS3. Again.

Although Nokia caught some flak for the misleading demonstration of the 920’s camera, we’ve always maintained that optical-image stabilization (OIS) is a very real and proven technology.  Still, Nokia has some catching up to do to prove to the world just how impressive the 920’s camera can be with OIS on board and as it turns out, the task is simple: just use it. A Russian site managed...

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Photo sharing service Molome coming to Windows Phone, may have been spotted in earlier video

Photo sharing service Molome coming to Windows Phone, may have been spotted in earlier video

Last week the Verge ran a story noting that poplar photo-sharing service Instagram was headed to Windows Phone this fall.  Later, VentureBeat squashed those rumors saying that ‘no’ in fact Instagram is not being developed for Windows Phone, either 7 or 8. An eagle-eyed viewer started the controversy seeing what looked like an Instagram-like Live Tile pop up during a Nokia promo video....

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How apropos as the Video-out hack for Windows Phone 7 finally gets a video demo

How apropos as the Video-out hack for Windows Phone 7 finally gets a video demo

We reported a few days ago that some developers at XDA Forums have managed to get those pesky video-out drivers working on their Windows Phone 7 devices. The drivers, often used by Microsoft during press and developer events for demonstration purposes, have never been released publicly and that won’t change for WP7 anytime soon. Users though who are brave enough to flash a custom ROM...

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Developers investigate video-out functionality on Windows Phone, present in Apollo?

Developers investigate video-out functionality on Windows Phone, present in Apollo?

We've continuously seen Microsoft make use of video output from a Windows Phone when demonstrating features and functionality at past events. This is a feature we'd all like to see at consumer level for somewhat obvious reasons To make use of the big screen using nothing more than a USB cable would be handy in certain situations. While the likes of SmartGlass is on the horizon, it would...

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MetroTube passes 100,000 downloads, version 3.3 passes Marketplace certification

MetroTube passes 100,000 downloads, version 3.3 passes Marketplace certification

The Lazyworm team has released an update to the highly rated YouTube Windows Phone app, MetroTube. Featuring a heavily Metro-influenced design and feel, the app really is the unofficial home of YouTube on the mobile platform. It disappeared for a number of months at the beginning of the year due to API issues with Google, which couldn't be resolved even after consulting with Microsoft....

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More Windows Phone 8 dev features revealed - background location, video codecs and more

More Windows Phone 8 dev features revealed - background location, video codecs and more

Although the day is winding down, we’re still going through the leaked Windows Phone 8 SDK from early this morning. We’re finding some smaller nuggets which aren’t ‘wow’ worthy in of themselves but they are certainly worth a mention, especially since they do add some significant new features to the Windows Phone experience. We must stress—these are still not the new ‘consumer’ features...

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