Zooming in on the Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone – The 41 Megapixel Camera Phone


Nokia has long been known for building solid devices and ground bundling it with ground breaking technology. When they announced a partnership with Microsoft and that they will begin to sell smartphones powered by Windows Phone, many of us expected some earth shattering devices to hit the market. While the first round of devices managed […]

Nokia Announces Lumia 1020 Coming to Rogers & Telus


It’s official, Rogers and Telus will be getting the Nokia Lumia 1020 will be coming to Canada. Unfortunately, there is no mention of when, or how much it will cost. Also, there is no mention of the bands support or the availability of accessories like the camera grip. Both Rogers and Telus have a great […]

National Geographic Goes on Assignment with the Nokia Lumia 1020


National Geographic, in partnership with Nokia, sent their photographer Stephen Alvarez, on a ten day assignment to capture the American West with a Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. The results of this, along with Stephen’s day-by-day diary and favorite photos, are posted on the National Geographic web site for you to explore. Head over and check […]

Fixing the “Something’s Gone Very Wrong” Error on Windows Phone App for Desktop


Let me start out by saying that I am a fan of the older Zune desktop application. I get that times change and this is the new way to sync, and that’s fine. But the Zune desktop software is simply a great app for managing your music collection. From building playlists to updating album art […]

What’s New in the Latest Update for Windows Phone 8


Got a Nokia Lumia running Windows Phone 8? In case you haven’t already heard, there’s a new update coming your way some time in the coming weeks. According to Nokia, they expect it to be rolling out to everyone by the end of September. So if you don’t have it yet, you should soon. Once […]

Nokia’s 41 Megapixel Lumia 1020 Smartphone

Stephen Elop Nokia Lumia 1020

This week, Nokia took to the stage in New York to announce a the next phone in their PureView line – the Nokia Lumia 1020. Building upon the technology Nokia first released last year in the PureView 808, the Lumia 1020 offers a massive sensor capable of capturing extremely detailed pictures. There’s more to this […]

How To: Boot Directly to the Desktop with Windows 8.1


Yesterday at Build, Microsoft’s developer conference, they released a public preview of Windows 8.1. With this update to Windows 8, you can now choose to boot Windows directly to the desktop, just like you did with Windows 7. While there’s a whole lot of other goodies in this release, this feature, along with the return […]

How To: Setup Internet Sharing on an Unlocked Nokia Lumia 920


I’ve had more than a few friends ask how to get Internet Sharing to work on their unlocked Nokia Lumia 920. For the record, this should work on other Lumia models like the 820, 620, and even 520. Although I don’t have those devices so I can’t confirm it. If you’ve purchased your Lumia 920 […]

Will the CRTC’s New Wireless Code Force Customers to Pay More for Devices?


With the CRTC making changes to the wireless code in Canada, more than a few carriers remarked that these changes could result in more expensive devices. They can no longer spread the price of the phone over 3 years, so they’re saying you will have to pay more up front to offset that lost year. […]

New Wireless Code from CRTC Aims to Bring Change to Canadian Wireless Market

The Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has unveiled a new wireless code of conduct. After a lengthy consultation process and months of work, the new wireless code is aimed to make things easier for an individual or small business. It takes effect starting on December 2nd, 2013 and it only applies to new or […]