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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nokia NFC Writer for Windows Phone Devices

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Nokia has released a new tool to help everyone get the most out of the NFC built into their Lumia devices. For those that don’t know, NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it’s a very short range wireless technology. Basically, you have to touch your device to the NFC tag for a connection to […]