Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Some of the useful apps including Skype, Fhotoroom, and Pocket File Manager has been updated for Windows Phone. The new versions of these apps are now available on Windows Phone Store.
|Skype on Nokia Lumia 925|
|Fhotoroom for Windows Phone 8|
- Fixed Style Presets not updating with new photo opened.
- Fixed Highlight Shadows Bug.
- WP8.1 bug fixes.
- Fixed Uploading navigation bug.
Pocket File Manager:
|Pocket File Manager on Nokia Lumia 925|
- Changing sort type now won't reload list of file
- Improved GDrive.
- Added EXIF reading in information page
Download: Skype, Fhotoroom, Pocket File Manager @ Windows Phone Store
Monday, April 7, 2014
The upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update is full of cool features that you always wanted to have on your Windows Phone. The Windows Phone 8.1 update will make your phone much smarter and more personal than ever.
More Live Tiles on Start Screen & Start Background:
Earlier the third column of live tiles was available for devices with screen size of 5-inch or larger e.g. Nokia Lumia 1520. Now with Windows Phone 8.1 update, you will be getting this third column of live tiles on all screen sizes. So now you have more stuffs to put on your start screen. Other than live tiles, you can also customize the background of your start screen. You can have a picture or other provided options to make tiles on your start screen clear.
|Third column & start background|
The Windows Phone 8.1 update comes with a new app that lets you set some of the really nice and interesting themes on your lock screen. Now you can make your phone look more cool with these new lock screen themes.
|Lock Screen Themes|
This is one the most awaited feature. As per Microsoft, Cortana is world's first truly personal digital assistant on your Windows Phone. Cortana is inspired by popular character from Halo. Cortana is powered by Bing. Cortana gets better over time by knowing your behavior. Cortana will debut in U.S. followed by U.K. and China and other countries thereafter. Currently it's in beta. It will be invoked via a live tile or by pressing the search button on your phone.
Action Center and quick access to settings:
The Action center in Windows Phone 8.1 update lets you see notifications from any app.Through Action Center, you can also quickly access the important settings such as Wi-Fi, Flight mode, Bluetooth, and Rotation lock.
The Windows Phone 8.1 update brings swype or word flow keyboard. Now your keyboard will allow you to type quickly.
Skype Integration with Phone:
The Windows Phone 8.1 will come with new Skype app which will be integrated with phone dialer. Now you can easily switch between normal and Skype calls. Also Skype new app will work with Cortana.
Week View in Calendar:
The Windows Phone 8.1 update comes with redesigned calendar. It now adds a week view.
There are several improvements related to music, video, Phone, Camera, People hub, e-mail and accounts. Windows Phone 8.1 also comes with Data Sense, Wi-Fi Sense, Storage Sense, and battery saver.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Messenger application from Facebook was launched on Windows Phone platform last month and soon after its launch, it's become extremely popular. Facebook Messenger application is a perfect replacement of texting and you don't have to pay anything for every message.
|Facebook Messenger on Nokia Lumia 925|
|Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1|
- You can now save photos.
- Notifications are more reliable, so you never miss a message.
- The app uses less data.
- Overall performance has improved.
Download: Facebook Messenger @ Windows Phone Store
Last month we reported that Nokia is all set to unveil three new models (Nokia Lumia 930, Lumia 630, and Lumia 635) next month in April. Now Nokia has unveiled these new devices. Nokia Lumia 630 is the very first dual-sim Windows Phone from Nokia which is also the most affordable. Similarly the Lumia 930 is latest flagship device. All these new devices will come with Windows Phone 8.1 update which will also be available to other Windows Phone 8 devices.
Nokia Lumia 630:
|Nokia Lumia 630|
The availability of Nokia Lumia 630 will start in the month of May. The users from Asia, Russia, China, India, and Europe will be the first to get this device. The pricing of Nokia Lumia 630 single-sim phone is kept $159 and for dual-sim, it is kept $169.
Nokia Lumia 635:
|Nokia Lumia 635|
The key specifications of affordable Lumia 630 single and dual-sim, and Lumia 635 are as follows:
|Nokia Lumia 630, 630 Dual SIM, and 635 key specifications|
Nokia Lumia 930:
|Nokia Lumia 930|
Another flagship device from Nokia and Microsoft. The new Nokia Lumia 930 is device with 2.2 GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, 20MP PureView camera with ZEISS optics and optical image stabilization. Nokia Lumia 930 will have HD video, four high-performance microphones, Integrated Dolby Surround Sound, and elegant aluminium and vibrant polycarbonate shell and many color options.
The screen size of Nokia Lumia 930 is 5-inch. It has support of 1080p full HD. The device comes with ClearBlack screen display (1920×1080; 441ppi) and 4G/LTE, and a big 2420 mAh battery. Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in Asia, Europe, India, and Middle East in June and it is priced $599.
One of the very popular cross-platform messaging application Viber has released a new version of its Windows Phone app. Viber is used by millions of users worldwide to send text messages, make free calls, and send picture messages.
|Viber on Nokia Lumia 920|
|Viber for Windows Phone 8|
Viber is a good app and extremely popular too in many platforms. You can download the Viber app from here through Windows Phone Store.
Download: Viber @ Windows Phone Store
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
There is a good news for all Angry Birds fans. One of the best Angry Birds game "Angry Birds Rio" is now free for Windows Phone users. Earlier it was a paid game with a price tag of $0.99. A new version 18.104.22.168 of Angry Birds Rio is released with new features as well as free to download.
|Angry Birds Rio Game on Nokia Lumia 1020|
|Angry Birds Rio Game for Windows Phone 8|
The new version 22.214.171.124 of Angry Birds Rio comes with following new changes:
- Make a big splash in the High Dive episode – based on the new blockbuster movie sequel Rio 2!
- New Levels! 20 levels and 6 bonus levels set in a Brazilian port harbor!
- Rio never looked so good! Totally refreshed with shiny new graphics for the Rio 2 chapter!
- Amazon River Dolphins! These beautiful animals are accidentally trapped and they need your help!
- New Move! Dive below to break open those cages from underwater!
Download: Angry Birds Rio @ Windows Phone Store
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
As per various sources, next month we can see few new Lumia devices from Microsoft and Nokia. These are Lumia 930, Lumia 630, 635, and Lumia 530. April is also the month when the Microsoft and Nokia deal will be closed. Let's talk about the specs that are revealed for these new models.
The next generation device of Nokia Lumia 920 series. The code name is Martini and it is expected to have Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz, Adreno 330 GPU, 20-megapixel camera, 1080p full HD screen or size either 4.5 inch or 5.2 inch.
|Possible Render of Lumia 630|
The next device in the list will be the Lumia 630, first dual-SIM 3G phone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz., 5-megapixel camera with no LED flash, 850x480 resolution with screen size of 4.5 inch. The code name for the device is Moneypenny.
The Lumia 635 will be similar to 630 but will have only single SIM support. Also the device will support 4G LTE as oppose to 3G only option in Lumia 630. All other configuration are expected to remain same as of Lumia 630.
The Lumia 530 will be the cheaper device among all other discussed here. The device is codenamed Nokia Rock. Lumia 530 is the next generation of extremely popular device Nokia Lumia 520. It is expected to have 4-inch screen with Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 dual core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. It will offer resolution of 850x480, 5-megapixel camera with no flash.
Nokia Rock = Lumia 530.
— @evleaks (@evleaks) March 18, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
Now you can enjoy one of the popular Zombie game Zombie Tsunami on your Windows Phone. The game from Mobigame is already available on other mobile platforms (iOS, Android) and now Windows Phone users would love to play this game on their smartphones.
|Zombie Tsunami on Windows Phone|
|Zombie Tsunami on Nokia Lumia 928|
|Zombie Tsunami Game for Windows Phone|
Download: Zombie Tsunami @ Windows Phone Store
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Marvel: Avengers Alliance action game is now available for Windows Phone users. The game was already available on social network. It was launched for iOS last year followed by a launch on Android. In this game your goal is to stop villains like Dr. Doom or Loki as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. by recruiting Marvel superheroes like the Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and the Hulk.
|Avengers Alliance for Windows Phone 8|
|Avengers Alliance Game on Nokia Lumia 720|
- Over 400 in-game items.
- Customizable agent and hero stats.
- Player VS Player (PVP) mode
- Special Operations (Spec Ops) mode
Download: Avengers Alliance @ Windows Phone Store