Apps,News,Windows Phone

SkyDrive rebranded to OneDrive on WP8

19 Feb , 2014  

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If you remember, Microsoft had to rebrand its SkyDrive to OneDrive because of an dispute with British Sky Broadcasting.

New rebranded app has started coming in Store as an update.


• New thumbnail view
• Improved view of shared files
• Share multiple items at once
• Pin folders to your Start screen
• Open your OneDrive files in other apps
• Bug fixes and performance improvement

Link to Store

Source: AAWP

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News,Windows Phone

Viber 4.0 for Windows Phone brings Sticker Market and Seen/Online Status

31 Jan , 2014  


Popular messaging application Viber for Windows Phone has been updated to 4.0 bring some new features and performance improvement.

This update has brought Sticker Market support in the Windows Phone. You can now download several free and paid stickers for the market.

Update has also added a feature like “Last Seen” indicating when the user was last seen on the Viber. You can now seen if your message has been seen and whether your friend is online. It has also added notification sounds for incoming push notification.

Unfortunately, Viber Out is still not there which allows you to call any mobile or landline number for a paid subscription.

Official Changelog:

• Download many free and paid stickers from the Sticker Market
• Get more details like when your message has been seen and when your contacts are online
• Viber notification sounds will be used for incoming push notifications
• Ability to hide notification content
• Improved resuming and loading speed and push notification delivery

 View On Windows Phone Store

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RUMOUR: Symbian^3 devices may never see Carla/Donna update, to work on 1GHz processor only

13 Feb , 2012  

So MyNokiaBlog is reporting that a substantial rumour is doing the round that Nokia’s next expected update, the Nokia (Symbian) Carla and Donna update never arrive for the current set of Symbian^3 or Anna device which received Belle update which include Nokia N8, C6-01, E7, C7, X7 and E6 due to hardware limitations.

It is being said that Carla and Donna will run only on 1GHz processor or more.

So the current range of devices which have only a 680 MHz processor will never see Carla and Donna and Belle update that they recently received would eventually be the last thing that users of the above mentioned devices ever see. This rumour comes to light after dsmobile who is a known insider related to Nokia/Symbian posted it over in the comments related to a query of Belle bugs reporting. So this is indeed heart breaking to know, even if it’s just a rumour.
But the current Symbian Belle devices which launched with a 1GHz processor will indeed be able to hold the Carla and Donna onboard them. So if you own a Nokia 700,701 or 603 then you are indeed the lucky ones out there.

Dsmobile also went on to throw a little light over the N8 successor that we have been hearing a lately and said that it will have the same 3.9 inch screen as that of the N9 and it’ll be curved at the sides. Only disappoint in this is that the screen resolution will remain same as that of the current Symbian devices.

Source: Mobigyaan

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How To,Tips/Tricks,Useful

How to Update Your Nokia Phone Firmware/Operating System

23 Jan , 2012  

This is an official Nokia program and should cause no harm to your phone if you follow this instructions properly.
Update via PC:

Follow these step-by-step instructions to update your phone software, also known as firmware, for your Nokia phone.

Step 1/5: Get Started
Before you start, make sure you have met these requirements:
To install and run Nokia Software Updater application:
* PC with 1GHz or higher Pentium-compatible processor
* At least 256 MB of RAM (memory)
* Windows 2000 (SP4 or later) or Windows XP (SP1 or SP2)
* Administration rights on the PC while installing
* Internet connection

To connect your phone to a PC:
* Fully charged, compatible Nokia phone
* Compatible Nokia USB connection cable
* Compatible USB port on your PC

Step 2/5: Back-up data
Personal data such as contacts, photos and messages stored in the phone memory will be deleted during phone software update. It is strongly recommended that you backup this data to your memory card before updating your phone software.
To backup to your memory card:
1. select Tools > Memory from the main menu
2. select Options > Backup phone memory.
To restore info to phone memory:
1. select Tools > Memory from the main menu
2. select Options > Restore from card

Step 3/5: Download Nokia Software Updater
Download the Nokia Software Updater installation file below.

Click here to download the software

Step 4/5: Install Nokia Software Updater
Click the Nokia Software Updater Setup icon (saved on your desktop or in another specified folder) to open the install wizard, which will guide you through the installation process.
After installing you can update your phone software.

Step 5/5: Check for firmware updates
Connect your phone to your PC via Nokia cable.
The Nokia Software Updater will guide you through the phone software update process.
Repeat Step 5 every time you check for phone software updates.


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Windows Phone

Battery Life Fix (Update) for the Nokia Lumia 800 arrives

19 Jan , 2012  

Over the past few months, as far as when the Nokia Lumia 800 (WP7) device was released, there has been just one major issue that customers have been complaining about – Poor Battery Life. The complain did not go un-noticed as Nokia promised to release a new firmware update that would fix the mis-calibrated battery.

Today, there has been a major update on the Nokia Lumia 800’s firmware to 1600.2483.8106.11500 and the update as expected makes a major impact on the Battery Life of the Lumia 800 plus better wireless connectivity.

According to Professeur Thibault all carriers in France are now pushing the update, except for SFR, which will start in a few days.

Has the received the update yet?


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