Windows Phone 8

  • What's new in Windows Phone 8.1 04-04-2014 01:46 PM

    Microsoft announced the first major update to Windows Phone 8. The updated operating system, Windows Phone 8.1, will come with new phones in about a month. Cortana, a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices, is among the new features coming to a Windows Phone update called 8.1. Here is what's new in Windows Phone 8.1.Start Screen: The Start Screen in Windows Phone 8.1 is more customisable. The update to Windows Phone 8 now lets you customize your Start background with a picture which will make many of the tiles on your Start screen become clear so you can see the background you selected as you scroll up and down.Lock Screen: In Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft provides a new app for the Lock Screen that lets you set a wide range of interesting
  • Microsoft to pay Samsung, Sony, Huawei to make Windows Phone 8 devices: Report 16-01-2014 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: It's been over three years since Microsoft introduced its Windows Phone OS for mobile devices, but the company has managed to garner little success in relation to years it has spent in the mobile OS battle. But now it seems that Microsoft has decided to bait OEMs to...
  • The 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 with 20MP camera launched at Rs 46,999 in India 16-12-2013 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia has launched its 6-inch Lumia 1520 in India on Monday. Priced at Rs 46,999, the phone is available in four colours - yellow, black, red, and white. The Lumia 1520 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and has a 20 megapixel camera. The Lumia 1520...
  • Nokia Lumia 1520 review: Decent phone that comes with a great camera 26-11-2013 01:50 PM

    New York: The Nokia Lumia 1520 runs Windows Phone 8, which has a sliver of the smartphone market - and thus fewer software developers making apps for it. But apart from that, the 1520 is a decent phone. It's also among the first Windows phones of its size. What I...
  • Huawei Ascend W2 with Windows Phone 8 announced, expected to be available in India soon 20-11-2013 05:44 PM

    New Delhi: Huawei has officially announced the launch of its new Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Huawei Ascend W2. The phone comes in four colours - black, blue, yellow, and red. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core 1.4GHz processor and has 512MB RAM. The Huawei Ascend W2 features...
  • Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds driving mode, high resolution support 15-10-2013 07:20 AM

    New York: Microsoft is updating its Windows software for cellphones to accommodate larger devices and make it easier for motorists to reduce distractions while driving. It's the third update to Windows Phone 8 software since the system's release a year ago. Devices with this update will start appearing in the...
  • Nokia Lumia 625, Lumia 925 launched in India at Rs 19,999, Rs 33,499 22-08-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia has announced the launch of its much-awaited Lumia 625 and Lumia 925 smartphones in India. The Nokia Lumia 625 will be available at Rs 19,999, while the Nokia Lumia 925 is priced at Rs 33,499. The Nokia Lumia 625 is the Lumia smartphone with the biggest screen....
  • Nokia's largest smartphone Lumia 625 up for pre-order for Rs 19,499 21-08-2013 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: Announced last month, the Nokia Lumia 625 is now up for pre-order on e-commerce sites like Snapdeal.com and Flipkart.com for Rs 19,499. The phone is likely to be released in India in the last week of August. The Nokia Lumia 625 is the Lumia smartphone with the biggest...
  • Nokia working on a 6-inch Windows Phone 8 phablet: Report 20-08-2013 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: If a report from The Verge is to be believed, Nokia is currently working on a 6-inch Windows Phone 8 phablet. Citing sources familiar with Nokia's plans, the report says, the device is being developed under a codename "Bandit", and will come with a 1080p display and a...
  • Largest Lumia phone: Nokia Lumia 625 up for pre-order online 13-08-2013 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Announced last month, the Nokia Lumia 625 is now up for pre-order on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com. Customers can pre-book the device by paying Rs 1000 in advance, and the rest of the amount is to be paid when the phone is released in the last week of...
  • First impressions: Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41-megapixel camera 12-07-2013 04:06 PM

    New York: One-time cellphone powerhouse Nokia is hoping to lure people back from iPhones and Android phones with a powerful smartphone camera that tops many point-and-shoot imaging devices. The new Nokia Lumia 1020 phone is packed with innovations designed to provide sharp images, even in low light. With the phone's...
  • Nokia zooms in on recovery hopes with Lumia 1020's 41-megapixel camera 12-07-2013 12:09 PM

    New York: Nokia on Thursday introduced a new smartphone, the Lumia 1020, with a powerful 41-megapixel camera in its latest bid to catch up with rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc. Tech bloggers responded enthusiastically, saying the camera quality was the highest in the market. But analysts questioned...
  • Nokia unveils the Lumia 1020 with a 41 megapixel camera 11-07-2013 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia unveiled its latest Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 1020, that is equipped with a 41-megapixel camera in its latest bid to catch up with rivals Samsung and Apple. The 41-megapixel camera records more detail than other camera phones and even tops point-and-shoot cameras. More pixels mean more sensors...
  • HTC One with Windows Phone 8 rumoured to be launched this fall: Report 25-06-2013 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: With the view to capitalise on the success of its HTC One smartphone, HTC is reportedly planning to launch the HTC One handset running Windows Phone 8 OS. According to a report from Neowin, the handset running Windows Phone 8 will not be a simple rehash, it will...
  • Nokia introduces metal to Lumia, unveils Lumia 925 smartphone 14-05-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the launch of the Nokia Lumia 928 in the US, Nokia has unveiled the much talked about Lumia 925 smartphone at an event in London. The phone features a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA display (1280x768 pixels) with ClearBack technology. The phone also has 2.25...
  • Nokia unveils 4.5-inch Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone 11-05-2013 11:25 AM

    Helsinki: Nokia will sell a new high-end smartphone through US carrier Verizon Wireless, it said on Friday, aiming to expand its share in the high-margin premium market after years of falling behind Samsung and Apple. The new Lumia 928, priced at $99 if customers mail-in a $50 rebate and agree...
  • Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale in India at Rs 10,499 06-04-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia's most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone yet is now available in the Indian market at a price of Rs 10,499. The Lumia 520 India launch was announced on March 20 and the phone goes on sale from April 6. The Nokia Lumia 520has...