Reviewing the latest Nokia Lumia 1020 is like reviewing a compact camera that runs Windows Phone operating system. Some say, it is basically a Lumia 920 with a 41MP camera slapped on and to be honest, they are right. Back when Nokia released Pureview 808 in 2012, a lot of us yearned for a phone running windows phone operating system with 41 megapixel camera and 1020 is exactly that phone.
So you just bought yourself a shiny new Windows phone 8 smartphone and you puzzled which all games you should install. However, you also do not want to shell out a single dollar, so here is the list of best free games for the windows phone 8 platform.
Prior to GDR2 update for Windows Phone, Gmail push used to work, which means email messages used to be downloaded the instant they got into inbox. After GDR2 update, Gmail checking frequency was set to 30 minutes. This was done as Google will be stopping ActiveSync services for new Gmail accounts in December 2013. To enable push again, follow these directions.
Microsoft has just started rolling out GDR2 update to selected windows phones out there. Yesterday, we confirmed that MS was indeed working on a GDR3 update that will bring more significant features to the platform. Today, we have some information, thanks to reddit.
First, there is Orientation Lock which will lock the orientation.
Tom Warren, senior editor of the Verge has tweeted that Microsoft is already working on GDR3 update for the Windows Phone 8 devices. He has further confirmed that this will be the update that will bring full HD, a k a 1080p resolution support in the fastest growing mobile OS.
I have been a huge fan of WP since it (re)launched – this post is about my first impressions after using the Nokia Lumia 1020 for a couple of days – good, bad, etc. I’m just going to bullet point my experience based on my past usage of other WP devices and OS builds – this isn’t a full review. Most, if not all of this, has been covered in various other posts and reviews but I thought it would be interesting to get the community’s opinion and feedback.