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The guide on New Year's gifts of 2014: version of the blog Microsoft Lumia (continuation)

2 years, 4 months ago
New year will come at best in 12 days, and until counters finally became empty, we publish the second part of our selection of gifts. For those who passed everything it is possible to look at the first release according to this link.



Let's remind that we do not advertize either shops, or goods but only we offer ideas and we give examples where it could be purchased.

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The guide on New Year's gifts of 2014: version of the blog Microsoft Lumia

2 years, 4 months ago
As the character of the comedy "Airplane" spoke: "It seems that I selected unsuccessful week to leave off smoking". Nevertheless, we decided to publish our New Year's selection this day, difficult for economy, somehow to distract you from sad thoughts.

On a calendar on December 16, and it means what about New year remained practically nothing. For those who tear on themselves hair in search of ideas for a gift did not decide on gifts for the family, friends, colleagues or for itself darling(s) yet, we prepared the small manual "How to Become the Best the Geek Moroz", having carefully divided the things which seemed interesting to us (which, freankly speaking, we and wanted to see under a fir-tree) on price categories. Of course, we placed emphasis on owners of Lumia (and persons interested those to become), but in general gifts are quite universal and will approach not only to admirers of devices on Windows.



Here it is necessary to add that this post has purely advisory nature: we do not advertize either shops, or goods but only we offer ideas and we give examples where it could be purchased. Anyway, nobody is better than you, dear readers, does not know what gift to prepare for this holiday.

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First Microsoft Lumia smartphone

2 years, 5 months ago


Microsoft released the first smartphone under own brand. Still all Lumia models bore on themselves a logo of old kind Nokia, and now there was the first device in which name there is no name of the Finnish firm.

At the price only of 110 euros the Microsoft Lumia 535 smartphone is expected the lower price segment, that is economical buyers. It is very actual on present crisis times.

Number "535" in the name oddly means three five "5х5х5". Each of "five" has the value.
  1. Five programs: Skype, Office, Cortana, OneDrive and Outlook (as well as on all devices Windows Phone)
  2. 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  3. The 5-inch screen (the truth, with the weak permission of qHD, 960x540)

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Garage works: the interesting Microsoft Garage projects for Lumia

2 years, 5 months ago
What do you know about Microsoft Garage? No, it is not a workshop on repair of an individual transport of staff of the company from Redmond as you could think. This project — some kind of incubator for applications and small startups which received the rebirth not so long ago and was officially provided to the public.



We think that our colleagues still will tell in all details about this project, and we will make short digression today, having concentrated that interesting "Garage" for users of Lumia and Windows Phone brought.

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Pedometer, scales and mobile applications with Lumia 930/925

2 years, 6 months ago
Introduction

I took new Nokia Lumia 930 for testing, being guided by exclusively personal interest — whether the business leader is time to change own Lumia 925 on new? But so left that from a simple response about model the post — the description of my organization of a healthy lifestyle by means of the available devices, phone and applications working under Windows Phone turned out.

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Windows 10 Technical Preview is available to downloading

2 years, 6 months ago
The future Windows 10 version declared yesterday in San Francisco became available to downloading in edition of Technical Preview.

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The brand Nokia for Windows Phone will be replaced with Microsoft

2 years, 7 months ago


The geekongadgets.com resource reports about the end of an era — phones under a brand Nokia consign to the past. Lower transfer of news:

The internal konfidetsialny document which we received shed light on the future of the Microsoft Mobile devices which are earlier made by Nokia. It is no secret that Microsoft tries to conceal the name Nokia from products, though so slowly. The regional websites Nokia.com already began to redirektit visitors on pages of Microsoft. And the word "Nokia" almost is not mentioned anywhere when business concerns new devices.

Now we can confirm that Microsoft completely will clean a brand Nokia from the devices, leaving "Lumia" as a brand for future devices. Actually, Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 will be two last phones which will let out under a brand Nokia. Future devices will contain most likely words of Microsoft and Lumia.

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Applications for navigation on the basis of the Openstreetmap cards for Windows Phone

2 years, 7 months ago


Practically a year ago I moved to Nokia Lumia 920 as the main mobile device. The difference with the previous phones (on Android) is a little scarecrow, but quickly passed. The market was not such empty as it was described in any articles and at the moment I found practically all software which is necessary to me, behind an exception unless navigator based on Openstreetmap. For a standard I adopted the OsmAnd annex for Android — really, he suited me to all both in pedestrian and in automobile navigation.

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Hobbit poll about diagonals of smartphones

2 years, 7 months ago
Selecting the smartphone I feel as the hobbit in the country of normal people. Also it is not about surplus of indumentum on the lower extremities or the surprising endurance operated by certain impudent wizards at all. The speech about the sizes these phones. The majority of powerful models go with surprising diagonals, such "phone tablets" ("lopatofona"?) with diagonal, beginning with 4.5 inches. For me is 4.3 an extreme size with which it is possible to operate with one hand. I would prefer to take less, but for a combination "the decent accumulator + the price less than $400" the choice turned out Android 4.4+ just any.

In this regard — poll. What diagonal of the screen of your smartphone? I will select this word because phone dialing program can have also rather small sizes, poll about tendencies and preferences in smartphone area.

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Lumia 1520 — or how to cease to eat apples in 5 days

2 years, 8 months ago


Last week one evening on my desktop the unusual box with mysterious for me the shaitan device appeared inside. "Shovel" — I thought, but lack of a shank in a box dispelled my doubts. "Yes same one of leaders of Nokia — Lumia 1520!" — I realized, looking at fine contours of the body of the device inside, its mirror-black screen and a text on a box of "Nokia Lumia 1520". Having decided not to miss the appeared opportunity to use this device, I put aside an apple product No. 5 and began to think out the Plan according to which I in 5 days have to test in the "fighting" mode at most of device opportunities. It turned out approximately following:

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