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Nokia Lumia 625
3.5 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 625

By 26 August 2013

The Nokia Lumia 625 adds another carriage to the runaway Lumia train - there's barely been pause for breath between Nokia's latest Windows 8 smartphones of late. So what does the middle-spec Lumia add to the lineup? Well, the 625 is something of a contextual... >>

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

By 21 August 2013

Microsoft has signed deals with Amiga Games Inc and Gameloft that will see myriad gaming titles, classic and new, arrive on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 soon. As if that wasn't exciting enough you'll be able to play cross-platform between computer and... >>

Nokia Lumia Amber update begins roll-out, Smart Camera, Glance Screen and more incoming

Nokia Lumia Amber update begins roll-out, Smart Camera, Glance Screen and more incoming

By 15 August 2013

Nokia has confirmed that the Nokia Lumia Amber update has started to roll out to devices, meaning there's a stack of new features coming to your Nokia Windows Phone 8 handset. The Nokia Lumia Amber update was first announced at the launch of the Lumia... >>

Microsoft re-releases YouTube app for WP8, now with Google's blessing

Microsoft re-releases YouTube app for WP8, now with Google's blessing

By 14 August 2013

In May, Google wanted Microsoft to remove its redesigned YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 because it didn't include ads, gave users the ability to download videos, and more. Microsoft obliged by pulling the app, giving the two companies the summer to bake... >>

Bing Weather, News, Finance and Sports apps land for Windows Phone 8

Bing Weather, News, Finance and Sports apps land for Windows Phone 8

By 7 August 2013

Microsoft's mobile store now has Windows Phone 8 versions of Bing Weather, News, Finance and Sports, and they are practically identical ports of the Windows 8 versions. Bing Weather features forecasts for multiple places. Users can pin those forecasts... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 camera review
4 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 925 camera review

By 2 August 2013

The Nokia Lumia 925 may not be a standalone camera but it is one of an ever-growing number of smartphones where the onboard camera's capabilities are brought to the fore. "Spectacularly sharp low-light photos and video," boasts the Nokia website. Okay,... >>

Snapcam coming to Windows Phone 8 soon, signs deal with Xerox to offer photo book printing globally

Snapcam coming to Windows Phone 8 soon, signs deal with Xerox to offer photo book printing globally

By 31 July 2013

Snapcam, a new photo taking and sharing application coming to Windows Phone 8 devices in August, has signed a deal with Xerox Premier Partners Global Network to offer, what the developer calls, the world's first truly global photo book printing service.... >>

Nokia exec says Windows Phone 8 needs more apps, tells Microsoft to get a wriggle on

Nokia exec says Windows Phone 8 needs more apps, tells Microsoft to get a wriggle on

By 29 July 2013

Nokia vice-president Bryan Biniak has revealed that while his company is pleased with the progress it has made with Windows Phone 8 smartphone sales, it will struggle to really compete with Apple and manufacturers who produced Android devices because... >>

Hipstamatic Oggl hits Windows Phone 8 at last, Instagram posting and more

Hipstamatic Oggl hits Windows Phone 8 at last, Instagram posting and more

By 26 July 2013

Oggl, Hipstamatic's rival application to Instagram, has finally arrived for Windows Phone 8. There's a Nokia Lumia 1020-specific version available too, called Oggl Pro. Oggl is a free photo-taking and sharing application that utilises the same retro... >>

Nokia Lumia 1020: We test the new camera in New York, is it really that good?

Nokia Lumia 1020: We test the new camera in New York, is it really that good?

By 24 July 2013

When someone hands you a smartphone packing a 41-megapixel-camera sensor, you take it out for a spin. So that's exactly what we did. We went to Central Park, Times Square, Midtown, Rockefeller Center ... even the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, and we snapped... >>