Category: Windows Phone

Nimbuzz Messenger For Windows Phone Launched

Nimbuzz instant messenger, has been released for the Windows Phone devices. Nimbuzz Messenger lets you chat with your buddies on Facebook, Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger, Live Messenger (MSN) 24×7 for free.

Nimbuzz Messenger combines the power of internet and smart phone messenger into one, and lets you send unlimited chat messages and share files (pictures/videos) on any mobile device across popular messengers. Nimbuzz Messenger is available on Windows Phone, Android, iOS, Symbian, Blackberry, Java, PC and Mac.

You can also share images and connect with twitter. Still there is no support for voice call and VOIP. Since this is the first version we can expect these features eventually.

Nimbuzz for Windows Phone offers –

  • Free messaging – Replaces SMS with unlimited free chat.
  • IM Community – Connect with multiple IM accounts and have them all in one list. Nimbuzz supports Facebook, Yahoo Messenger, MSN/Windows Live Messenger and Gtalk.
  • Picture sharing – Click and share you favorite pictures with friends and family.
  • Chat history – Keep your conversations handy for use later.
  • Chat Buddies – Use popular chat buddies for Twitter, Cricket, Astrology etc.
  • And much more – Guided tour, contact management, Presence management, Message typing indicator, N-Word, Free avatars and much more.

Windows Phone User can download Nimbuzz for Their Phone from the Windows Phone Marketplace for free.

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Microsoft To Launch Windows Phone Apollo In Summit On June 20

Software giant Microsoft is going to organize a Summit event for an upcoming Windows Phone in San Francisco as invitations are sending by them. The Occasion named “a sneak peak of the future of Windows Phone” and it will be on 20th June 2012.

The mail point of this year’s Summit would be the launching of Windows Phone “Apollo” or Windows Phone 8, that is Microsoft is likely to launch the upcoming version of Windows Phone.

There is no any news regarding the Windows Phone Apollo features and looks as Microsoft and its partners have created suspense regarding this phone. but it will include multi-core CPU support and backwards compatibility with the current WP apps as par rumors news.

Not creating more suspense, 20th June is close and time is running fast, so be patient, it will be known what’s next for Windows Phone and what is in Microsoft’s mind.

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Nokia Trailers App Now Available For Nokia Lumia Devices

Like other devices of Nokia, Nokia Trailers app has come to Nokia Lumia Windows Phone devices. Nokia Trailers app lets you view trailers for new and upcoming movies. Nokia has released Nokia Trailers app for Symbian in April 2012.

Nokia Trailers is the best app for viewing teasers and trailers for new and upcoming movies. Keep up-to-date with the latest films, download your favourites in HD, and share recommendations with friends. Now also Dolby Digital Plus Surround Sound for compatible devices (Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia 808 Pureview, Nokia 603 (FP1), Nokia 700 (FP1) and Nokia 701 (FP1). Apart from streaming, you can also download trailers to watch it later.

Features of Nokia Trailers for Lumia

  • View trailers for just added, popular, new (in theaters) and upcoming movies.
  • View the movie details such as genre, cast, synopsis etc.
  • Share trailers over Twitter, LinkedIn, Windows Live, Message and Email
  • Download trailers over Wi-Fi or 3G to watch it later
  • Add movies to watchlist and also set up reminder for the premier
  • Live Tile view for new trailers
  • View list of movie theaters in your area by manually zooming into the map
  • Push Notifications for new trailers

You can download Nokia Trailers for Nokia Lumia Phones for free from the Windows Phone Market Place (it opens only on devices).

via: WPCentral

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Nokia Lumia 610 Will Be Launched In 1st Week Of June In UK

Release date and network pricing of Nokia Lumia 610 in the UK has been confirmed by Nokia. The beleaguered Finnish mobile company declared that the Windows-powered phone will go on sale in the first week of June, At a press conference in London Trafalgar Hotel yesterday. Nokia Lumia 610 will be available on contracts from £15 a month. No sim-free pricing has been declared yet.
 The head of smart devices at Nokia – Emma Gilmartin, launched the Lumia 610 as the most affordable device on the Lumia range, and is targeted at younger audiences and first time smartphone users upgrading from feature phones.

Lumia 610 – Windows Phone Tango mobile, it’s spec quite match the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800, but despite the 256MB RAM limit, the device will still come preloaded with key Nokia apps such as Nokia Maps, Drive, Music and Public Transport and many more.

Nokia Lumia 610 includes the much needed WiFi tethering and flip to silence that is new features introduced with it. Expect these features to be made available on the Lumia 710 and 800 in future firmware updates.

There is no news for pre-booking for Nokia Lumia 610 from the officials yet, we share here when it will official declare.

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How To Get Google Maps On Your Windows Phone

Google Map is the most popular App for searching places. Can you find any places with Google Map on Windows 7 Phone ? Basically all the Windows 7 Phone comes with the Bing Map which is Microsoft’s own Map against Google Map. The Bing Map app is good but still it lacks some features like it is not as fast as the Google map and it also lacks location database sophistication. Also the Google map released their full GPS or turn by turn navigation and Microsoft soon followed it with its new app called Bing maps in windows phone 7.5 mango editions.

How it taste if Google Map is available on your Windows 7 Phone? Now good news from Google that Google map is available for all your window phone 7 devices. It provides extended features like fixing your location, latitude and voice search and more.

Above mentioned fig gives the comparison of Google Map App features provided by Google to Smart Phones with various operating system.

The Android device user enjoys all the features of the Google Maps as Android originates from the same group. However other devices experience little bit compromised version of the Google Map App.

If you are looking for Google Map on your Windows Phone then download binary from here or browse m.google.com/maps from your windows phone and follow instructions.

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Updates Available For Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac In Mac App Store

Windows Phone 7 Connector is a simple and easy-to-use application designed for synchronizing your favorite media files from your Mac, with your Windows Phone 7 or Zune HD. The Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac, allows Mac users to sync their Windows Phone 7 devices with iTunes and iPhoto and when needed, update your Windows Phone 7 software. Windows Phone 7 Mac users are able to sync Music, Videos and Photos to their phones.

This week Microsoft released a new update to its Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac.

The update version of Window phone 7 connector includes support for custom ringtones and the ability to drag and drop files from the device onto a Mac. Microsoft has also released some bug fixes as part of the update, including extra error codes, connectivity fixes for certain devices and album art display issues.

Windows Phone 7 Connection 2.01 comes with the following changes and updates:

Features:

  • Full sync and import support for Apple Aperture software
  • Drag and drop import of files from Browse Device
  • Ringtone transfer support (for phones running Windows Phone 7.5 or later)
  • Improved video conversion process with user configuration options
  • Support for Windows Phone Marketplace (for phones running Windows Phone 7.5 or later)
  • Localization support for 13 more languages
  • Improvements to back up and restore operations
  • Improved configuration for podcast sync and photo import
  • Improved iTunes import support in certain languages
  • Improved metadata support for videos

Fixes:

  • Added additional error codes and help references for device update
  • Resolved connectivity issues with certain devices
  • Resolved album art display issues for certain devices

You can download the updated Windows Phone 7 Connector 2.01 for Mac from Apple’s Mac App Store.

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