While HTC has been silent about whether it would be giving the 7 Pro users an update to Windows Phone 7.8, you can yourself install it on your phone now, if you want. Later on, if HTC does releases official update to its users, you can just flash the official ROM and get that update via Zune anyway. This custom firmware also features Nokia marketplace, giving you access to Nokia’s Lumia-exclusive apps like Nokia Drive, Nokia Music Camera extras and so on.
We have amazing news for the Lumia 710 owners that have been holding on to Windows Phone 7.5 just to get an update to WP 7.8 that brings minor interface tweaks and of course, bluetooth file sharing and ringtone maker for Lumia phones. To get it on your phone, you must download Navifirm and since it is official, it should not void the warranty too.
Nokia Lumia 820 is one of the new Nokia windows phone handsets that come pre-loaded with the latest Microsoft OS for mobile devices – Windows Phone 8. If you want to learn ins and outs of the operating system in detail, you might want to download Lumia 820’s user manual.
If you have already upgraded your Nokia Lumia to Windows Phone 7.8 (Lumia 900 windows phone 7.8 guide), you can download ringtone maker and Bluetooth file sharing apps on your phone for free. Unfortunately, for some reason, Nokia has not made them public in the Marketplace app, so you cannot simply search for the app to download it.
Microsoft has promised that all current Windows phones running Windows Phone 7.5 will be upgraded to Windows Phone 7.8 in first quarter of 2013. Some of us cannot wait for so long and there is an easy, alternate way of getting WP 7.8 on your Lumia 900. Follow these steps to get it up and running on your Windows Phone.
Nokia Lumia 920 is Nokia’s flagship phone and one thing users are really complaining about the phone is the lack of video out. Right now, folks at Nokia Beta Labs are making DLNA wireless video streaming work on it, but that can take a couple of months before they can release software update for it.
Samsung will be throwing in a press conference in Italy to announce the availability and price of their Windows phone products. We have received a word that the Samsung ATIV S will be carrying a price tag of 599 Euros and will be released in the month of December 2012.
Nokia has made it clear that it will continue to sell Windows Phone 7 phones even after the introduction of WP8. In fact, its upcoming Lumia 510 has just surfaced on China’s telecom certification board with these specs – 4 inch screen, WVGA resolution, 5 mega pixel camera and 256MB RAM. There is no information on its storage capacity but we are expecting it to either 4GB or 8GB.
Leaked pictures have already given us enough proof that the HTC 8X will be coming to the Verizon and now, even HTC’s own promotional video has given us a strong hint that this is indeed coming to the aforementioned network provider.
Looks like no one can hide anything on Internet. You can see this handset at 56th second mark on this video. Continued
By admin on Saturday, September 22, 2012 Filed Under: HTC
Samsung will soon be releasing the ATIV S Windows Phone 8 soon, but its first generation Windows Phone, the Focus and Omnia 7 will not be receiving the update due to hardware restrictions. However, they will be updated to Windows Phone 7.8 which the manufacture will be rolling out in couple of months.
We have a great news for HTC 7 Mozart, HD7, Titan and Trophy users. Folks at winphoneviet have released Windows Phone 7.8 firmwares with Nokia apps like Nokia Drive, Maps cooked in so that you can enjoy ‘Nokia’ experience without jumping to the Lumia bandwagon.
Accela Inspector is an app for investigation and inspection purposes that can be used by government officers to connect to the back-office servers and update details. Have a look at what it can do for you:
View inspections in list or map
View and update inspection details including checklists, attachments and comments
Take a photo or existing image and make simple annotations on top of it
Update checklist items from the list view
Call primary inspection contact with a single click
It is official. It is mandatory to update to Windows Phone 7.5 now, since you can’t make it to the new applications at the Windows Mobile marketplace without that. Moreover, if you fail to do so, you may receive error while downloading, updating or reviewing applications. For any questions regarding how you update to Windows Phone 7.5, get them in the FAQ section of Microsoft here.
So, all those jealous iPhone and iPod owners that want Windows Phone 7 tiles on their phones, here is a solution. Just download the Backboard application available on Cydia and there you go. Follow the instructions given in the video below and you are done.
Now Bing Maps are even better. Apart from the same color strategy followed by Microsoft and Nokia for mapping services, now the Windows Phone users will be getting the Bing Maps that will have Nokia powered Traffic and Geocoding services. What would this mean for you is that now you’ll have enhanced traffic information and even better directions while you engage yourself in address searching activity. But that is applicable only when you are in one of the 24 countries. Check after the break the list of the 24 countries announced by Bing.
Folks at xda have posted a procedure that allow you go back to the original / OEM firmware of a particular network provider. You can use their ROMs to restore your Nokia Lumia 900 windows phone to the original OEM factory specifications. You will need Nokia Care suit to flash the ROMs.
Folks at XDA did it again. The ROM developer behind deep shining ROM has rolled out a Tango ROM (firmware version 8773). Other notable features of this include Internet sharing, developer unlock (relocking prevented by future updates). The ROM has support for 25 languages; has 13 themes and 19 accents.
Here are the installation instructions from the developer himself: