Nokia rises up to fourth position in the US smartphone market

As we proceed forward to an age wherein the tussle between platforms for mobile devices accrues up to a competing stage, we are presented with several other platforms that remain existent in this competitive market. Although iOS and Android platforms remain dominant forces in this fiercely competing domain, Windows Phone has managed to emerge through as the balancing factor as the competition for platforms for mobile devices grows through.

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Announcement of the Glance Background app by Nokia presumably affirms the presence of 1080p displays

Incase you have set up your Nokia Amber update; you must have sensed the Glance screen by now. Considering its resourcefulness, this is a good addition but it gets even fancier with the introduction of the Glance Background beta app. After its announcement, Nokia speculatively looks like to be affirming the existence of 1080p displays on upcoming models

Such development is an interesting unravelling considering the fact that Nokia is planning to expand the 1080p threshold. Previously we had seen ample amount of rumors and leaks citing the development of such a development, however it is a thought provoking aspect when Nokia is supporting the information in this regard makes this situation all more Continue reading

How to Tweak Screen Color on your Windows Phone 8

The User Interface on any device is an integral aspect towards improving the outlook or the appearance of the screen. Traditionally Lumia’s display features a heavy range of colors, but sometimes an individual wouldn’t like the visual display on the handset. In such cases, the user possesses the option to tweak the color profile or the screen color on Lumia devices.

It is a point to be noted that you need to have your device updated to GDR2 and Amber. If you want to update your device, you will need to navigate to Settings and select phone update from the options. After your device gets updated GDR2, and then you will have to check for Lumia Amber update. The updates have been available in most of the countries.

To check whether your device has been updated to the Amber release or not, you will have to go to Settings and choose extras + info. At that point of time, if you find that the software release is Lumia Amber, you can proceed ahead to the instructions cited below. It is also important to note that the device should be updated to the touch + display module. This is generally separate from the GDR2 and Amber updates which will need to be installed from the Store.
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How to Pin Email Label or Folder to the Start Screen on Windows Phone 8

With the advent in technology, Smartphones have continued to be integral part and parcel of user’s lives; and surfing and accessing emails on the go has been easily possible with the availability of portable handsets with high speed internet connectivity. Usually the email app on a Windows Phone possesses a simplistic design along with minimal details.

Navigating through such an app can be tedious or problematic in some situations, especially during the time that a user wants to proceed through labels or folders. This is usually a long process and which will require a long list of steps, but if individuals pin a label to the Start screen, this process gets simplified in an easily accessible manner. A single tap can perform this operation and the instructions below will explain this task in an easy manner.WindowsPhone8

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Facebook v5.0 For Windows Phone 8 Major Upgrade: Features Timeline View, Bigger Photo Uploads And More

Facebook 5.0 for Windows Phone has been officially released out and is made available for the WP users worldwide. This ascension sees a development that has been crawled out of beta and the major upgrade highlights a variety of different features. The overall appearance of the app has been designed to offer a look i.e., very much suited to the Windows Phone platform.
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How to Download Maps for Offline Use on your Windows Phone 8

It is a general consensus that the maps that reside on the Windows Phone require a dedicated and active internet connection to provide the necessary functional aspects in executing the specified operation. This is because the data isn’t locally stored on the device. However in some cases, the user would want to utilize these offline due to various circumstances. This can be due to the mobile signal being weak or during several other instances when the user wants to save battery. In such cases the user can simply download several maps onto their device to utilize these for the offline use.wp8
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How to Add or Edit Reject Call Messages on your Windows Phone 8

During the time that you are busy or caught up in some work, it is a difficult task to answer each and every call or message. In such cases, it is necessary to have a methodological way that the users can utilize to reject the call and send a message to the caller. Windows Phone 8 provides this beneficial aspect with respect to their devices. The following article describes the respective steps that the individual can utilize to perform this necessary action. The user will be dished out with default messages by this operation. If a user wants to customize these particular return messages, then the steps below indicate the step by step method in achieving this motive.
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How to Disable the Individual Sound Elements on your Windows Phone 8

Traditionally the Windows Phone 8 system provides the necessary mechanisms to play a sound for each and every action performed. These actions can range from small actions like a key press to significantly higher methods like camera shutter, or other notifications from respective applications. Therefore providing the sound to the user is a beneficial utility with respect to notifying the individual about the respective phenomenon. But over a period of time, this can get irritating in various instances. It is irksome that the phone will play a sound on every time the user presses a key. This can also result in draining the battery. Hence described below is a sequential procedure to disable these sounds for your own good.wp8


  1. At the beginning, go to the app list & choose Settings by simply swiping to the left of the screen.
  2. After you enter the Settings section, next you should select the “ringtones + sounds” option. This is present at the top of the screen.
  3. Thereafter you can view several options that you can enable or disable. This can be found at the bottom of ringtones + sounds section and it is present under “Play a sound for”. Usually all the elements are predefined to provide notifications to the user. Thus the individual is notified by sound for all the elements like Reminders, Key press, Lock and unlock, Camera shutter. Here you will have to uncheck the options which you want to mute.uncheck the options
  4. After you uncheck the respective options, you have completed your motive. However at a later point of time if you wish to re-enable any sound elements again, then you will have to repeat the aforementioned steps.

How to Developer Unlock your Windows Phone 8 device

If you are an aspiring developer and want to develop some games as well as apps, then as a developer you are helpless when it comes to facilitating this aspect on your Windows Phone device. This is because most of the Nokia phones are locked & you will have to unlock the particular device till you provision out the necessitated operations for game and app development. The process below will aid your position and guide to unlock your device so that you can test your developed application on a real device. Initially the user cannot deploy the games or apps on the device; hence unlocking that particular device will assist in the progress of solving that problem.wp8
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How to Delete Browsing History on Windows Phone 8

Traditionally, Internet Explorer remembers the browsing history, cookies, and saved passwords during the time that the individual provisions this utility on their Windows Phone 8 handset. However over a period of time, a lot of entries will get accumulated and this will result in creating difficulty with respect to managing history and saved passwords on the device. The beneficial aspect in this regard is that the user has the facility to delete the browsing history if there is no important data constituting the accumulated content. But the individual should note that there is no way back to recover the specific deleted part from IE. Hence, the user should only erase the history if he/she is sure about the same.wp8
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