Saturday, July 19, 2014
Lumia Cyan is the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update that brings great new features to your Windows Phone 8 Lumia phones. The update is available to all Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices and it's started rolling out from last week. The new Lumia Cyan update is a major one and as per Nokia, it will make your phone even more personal, fun and indispensable part of your life.
Since your phone automatically checks for new software updates, you will receive the notification about Lumia Cyan update. The update is available based on regions, and carriers, it will be available on your phone. If you are too excited about the update, you can also manually check for updates from Settings -> Phone Update.
|Nokia Lumia Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 Update|
It may ask to re-enter your Microsoft account details including passwords after the update is complete so make sure you remember those before you start the update. You can always reset the password for your Microsoft account from here in case you forgot.
|Nokia Lumia Cyan Update|
The Lumia Cyan update brings features like WiFi Sense which will automatically connects your phone to any available free WiFi hotspots in the nearby range. The new Word Flow keyboard lets you glide your finger over the letters on the screen and see it working. It will auto correct as well as predict your typing and its amazingly fast too.
|Word Flow Smartphone Keyboard|
There are many small and big changes in the Lumia Cyan update that will make your Windows Phone more cool and productive. You can check for Lumia Cyan update from http://www.nokia.com/global/support/software-update/wp8-software-update/ based on your location.
Few days back, BlackBerry made an announcement about launch of BBM for Windows Phone in coming weeks. The BBM team at BlackBerry also asked users to join as Beta testers ahead of launch and the link to join was also provided. Now the wait is over. BBM v1.0 for Windows Phone Beta is available for beta testers.
|BBM for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1|
BBM is already available on iOS and Android platform and now with upcoming launch, Windows Phone users will also be able to enjoy it on their phones. In the first release of BBM on Windows Phone, users will be able to engage themselves in BBM Chats with one or many contacts. Users will also be able to share pictures, voice notes, contacts and location. Users can have a BBM Groups that let them connect and share with up to 50 contacts.
|BBM v1.0 for Windows Phone beta|
|BBM on Nokia Lumia 1520|
Source: BlackBerry Blog
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Axis Bank, the third largest private sector bank in India is now available on your Windows Phone. Axis Mobile is the new application launched by Axis Bank for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1. Now Windows Phone users will be able to enjoy the banking services of Axis Bank right on their phones in a simple, user-friendly, convenient and secure way.
|Axis Mobile for Windows Phone 8|
- You can view your account summary and get the mini-statement for all your savings and credit card accounts.
- You can view your credit card statements (latest, un-billed and past).You can also pay your Credit Card bill online instantly using this app.
- You will be able to transfer fund (or Schedule payment) to Axis & Other Bank customers. You will also be able to transfer fund instantly 24x7 through IMPS facility.
- Using the app, you can recharge your Prepaid Mobile, Data Card and DTH instantly.
|Axis Mobile on Nokia Lumia 625|
- You can schedule/ Pay/ Auto-Pay your utility bills for more than 200 billers. You will be able to view scheduled bills on your phone calendar.
- The app lets you save your 10 frequent transactions as Favourites and pay them in 1 click in future.
- You will be able to personalise your account details, the menu options, navigation style and beneficiary list by adding an image for them (from Facebook, phone or by taking a picture).
- You can request for your account statement, cheque book, cheque status and stop payment. Generate your MMID and OTP for IMPS P2M transactions.
- You can Tweet or provide Email feedback or Call Axis Bank from the application itself.
- You will be able to view Important Messages, Personalized Offers sent by the Bank in your Inbox.
- You can also locate Axis Bank Branches and ATMs near you through GPS or search them by Location.
If you are in USA and looking for Nokia Lumia 930 then you can now unofficially get it. The new Nokia Lumia 930 is a 5-inch Full HD (1920x1080px) phone with loads of high-end configuration (Windows Phone 8.1, a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Gorilla Glass 3, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, and 20MP PureView camera).
|Nokia Lumia 930 - Windows Phone 8.1|
|Nokia Lumia 930|
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
One of the most popular mobile browser application UC Browser has released another minor update version 126.96.36.1996 for its Windows Phone application. Prior to this minor update, UC Browser released the major version 3.6 with many new features.
|UC Browser for Windows Phone 8|
Follow the World Cup
You will now get the latest news, match reminders, and you can join the guessing game.
Download to SD Card
You are now able to save the downloaded files straight to your SD card.
|UC Browser on Nokia Lumia 920|
This is another great offering. Now with Wi-Fi, downloading continues even after you lock your screen.
Optimized Speed Mode
You will now enjoy a smoother and more seamless Speed Mode browsing after this update.
UC Browser is a very rich mobile browsing application with more than 500 millions users globally and it's free. You can get it from here through Windows Phone Store.
Download: UC Browser @ Windows Phone Store
Thursday, June 26, 2014
There is a good news for all who were waiting for Adobe Photoshop on their Windows Phone. Adobe Systems Inc. has finally released Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1. It is one of the very popular application that made its way to Windows Phone Store.
|Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone|
|Adobe Photoshop Express on Nokia Lumia 925|
- Basics: Crop, Straighten, Rotate, and Flip your photos. Remove red eye.
- Auto-Fix: One-touch adjustment for Brightness, Exposure and Shadows.
- Color: Slider controls for Exposure, Contrast, Clarity, Vibrance and more.
- One-touch filters "Looks": Choose from over 20 eye-catching effects!
- Get creative by adding the Looks Pack* and Noise Reduction Pack*
- Share easily to social sites like Instagram and Facebook, and via SMS text.
|Adobe Photoshop Express on Windows Phone 8.1|
- The Adobe Looks Pack - It gives your photos fun, fresh looks with even more one-touch filters.
- The Adobe Noise Reduction Pack - It minimizes unwanted grain and speckling in your photos.
Download: Adobe Photoshop Express @ Windows Phone Store
Saturday, May 31, 2014
After a long wait, finally Windows Phone users have a reason to cheer. WhatsApp Messenger, which was removed from the Windows Phone Store is now made available again. A new version of WhatsApp for Windows Phone has been released and it comes with bug fixes and new features.
|WhatsApp for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1|
- Chat backgrounds
- Broadcast lists
- Privacy settings (settings > account > privacy)
- Media auto-download settings (settings > chat settings > media auto-download)
- Custom notification tones (Windows Phone 8 Update 3 required)
- Various enhancements and bug fixes
|WhatsApp on Nokia Lumia 925|
Download: WhatsApp @ Windows Phone Store
The official Mobile Banking app from HDFC Bank has been updated for Windows Phone. HDFC Bank is one of the leading private bank of India. It offers mobile banking to its customers with a decent app for Windows Phone. Using the official app, customers can pay utility & credit card bills, view saving and fixed deposit accounts summaries, transfer funds within or outside bank. Customers can request chequebook, stop payment, and statements.
|HDFC Bank Mobile App for Windows Phone 8|
|HDFC Bank on Nokia Lumia 1020|
Download: HDFC Bank @ Windows Phone Store
Sunday, May 11, 2014
AE Jewels is one of the very popular game on Windows Phone which offers very unique Jewel elimination experience. It requires strategic thinking and fast reaction so it's a brain teaser unlike other similar games.
|AE Jewels on Nokia Lumia 920|
|AE Jewels for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1|
Download: AE Jewels @ Windows Phone Store