WP8

  • Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone now available

    If you’re a Windows Phone owner, specifically a Lumia device owner (formerly Nokia, now Microsoft), you should head to Phone Update under settings. Rolling out now is the latest firmware release to enable new functionality. The update has been rolling out on new devices, but now existing owners can...
  • Hands on with Nokia’s Lumia 930 / 635

    Yesterday Nokia (soon to be Microsoft Devices) released its new flagship device the Lumia 930 and lower end Lumia 635 – and we got some hands-on time with the Windows Phone 8.1 Devices. After a short breakfast of assorted fruits and bagel, Microsoft’s Steven Baxter took to the stage...
  • Lumia 1520 officially coming to Australia on Dec 11

    Just in time for Christmas, the first 1080p Windows Phone will arrive in Australia. Nokia’s Lumia 1520 is the first to feature a massive 6” display. Harvey Norman managed to snare an exclusive and will have it on shelves from 11 December. The RRP of the Lumia 1520 is...
  • Official Instagram beta launches on Windows Phone

    Well it’s official, Instagram finally got around to making an app for Windows Phone. The app is currently in beta, but is available to the public. The long void of Instagram on WP had been well filled thanks to 3rd party client, 6Tag, so the question is, does the...
  • Review: Nokia Lumia 1020

    The Nokia Lumia 1020 features the massive 41 Megapixel Pureview camera, the largest of any smartphone and larger than most DSLRs. While that camera is the lead item on the spec sheet, we take a look at how the phone works as a package. The 1020 has suffered some...
  • Mint.com working on Windows 8, WP8 apps, signup now

    Innovative financial service Mint.com are creating a Windows 8 app and have a launched a signup form for early beta testers. Ironically the form sits on Google docs, they could have used an Excel form on Office Web Apps, but we’ll let that slide. For those that aren’t familiar...
  • Windows Phone finally says goodbye to carrier interference

    One of Apple’s biggest innovations is often one we don’t think about. When they launched the iPhone, they also set a new benchmark for interactions with carriers. Traditionally these carriers would take a device from the manufacturer, then add their bloat ware, while also delaying the launch for weeks...
  • Lumia 1520 leaks, first 1080p Windows Phone

    The day after I pre-ordered the Lumia 1020, comes a leak of the first 1080p Windows Phone. The Lumia 1520 is a giant 6” by Nokia and has similar internal specs as the 1020. One key difference is of course that upgraded 1920×1080 display that fits plenty more tiles....
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 is coming to Australia

    Nokia have just announced that the highly anticipated release of the flagship Windows Phone, the Nokia 1020 will be coming this month. That stunning 41MP camera will soon be busy taking photos of the Harbour Bridge, Big Pineapple and Parliament House. What’s the big deal about the 1020 arriving...