Review: The Nokia Lumia 620 from Telus

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“Good things come in small packages” – I’m sure we’ve all heard that at one point or another. The latest in affordable smartphones from Nokia may just prove that point. The Lumia 620 isn’t the biggest and badest device available today. Its also not the most expensive. In fact, its down right affordable. Priced at […]

Microsoft’s Phone Storage vs Nokia’s Storage Check

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Nokia has done a great job of adding custom applications to their Lumia line of Windows Phones. Sometimes the apps are developed by Nokia directly, and other times the apps are from third party vendors that have come to some agreement with Nokia so that their application shows in the “Nokia Collection” part of the Store. […]

IllumiRoom – Can Microsoft Change the World of Gaming, Again?

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The next great thing from Microsoft Research will change your world. Kinect changed the world of gaming, and has now gone beyond the console to impact other markets. The latest creation from Microsoft Research will start by changing the world of gaming, but it will quickly change a lot more than that. IllumiRoom takes a […]

Nokia Lumia 520 is Now Available in Canada

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Nokia has announced the availability of their new Lumia 520 Smartphone. The is an affordable device and will be available on 3 carriers in Canada. You can pick it up from Rogers today, Koodo starting on May 9th, and Telus starting on May 17th. What makes the 520 special? Well, it offers a 5 mega-pixel […]

Microsoft’s Newest Windows Phone Ad – Don’t Fight. Switch

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Microsoft has turned over a new leaf for their Windows Phone ads. The latest ad takes a wedding theme where half of the attendees are using Apple devices, and the other half are using Android. In quick order things escalate beyond hurling insults back and forth, and a full on fight ensues. Through all of […]

DIY: Wireless Charging Nightstand Mod

Have a device that supports wireless charging? If so, you’re already enjoying the wonders of cableless charging. But what if you could get rid of that charging pad too? What if, you just placed your phone on the table and it would start charging? Well, here’s a cool Do-It-Yourself mod that can hide that unsightly […]

Nokia Brings their Music Service to Windows 8

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Do you like listening to music? If so, there’s a new kid on the block when it comes to streaming music. Nokia has brought their Music+ service from the Windows Phone platform to the Windows 8 and Windows RT world. This is the same app that users have grown to love on the Windows Phone platform. […]

Microsoft Demo’s Powerful Improvements to the Bing Speech Engine

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In the past I’ve talked about the awesome speech engine in Windows Phone. Not only does it read out your text messages, but it even allows you to create or reply to text messages without touching your phone. Beyond that, you can also use speech on various apps and on search. I use this feature […]

Protect your Nokia Lumia 620 from Dust and Water

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The Nokia Lumia 620 is an affordable smartphone, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a quality device. The phone can be purchased for just $250 without a contract. And coming at the end of March, Nokia will have a more protective shell that you can purchase for about $25 Euros. The 620 has a removable […]

A Look at Twitter’s Official Metro-Styled Client for Windows 8

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It’s been about almost 5 months since Microsoft released Windows 8 to the world. And that’s doesn’t include the pre-release / beta availability that developers and MSDN subscribers had access to for months and months before general release. Regardless, Twitter has finally managed to release a native Metro-styled app for Windows 8 users. With Twitter’s […]