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How to FORCE update Lumia WP7.5 to Windows Phone 7.8 | Tutorial

December 17, 2012 | 39

There was concerns that the Windows Phone 7.8 update was going to be on a slow roll out for the lumia family of devices. A new firmware build of Windows Phone 7.8 ( build 8858 ) has been spotted over at NaviFirm for a number of Lumia devices like the 510, 610, 710, 800, and 900. This can only mean that the official roll out is going to happen very soon, perhaps they want to give us this update for Christmas ? In any case if you want to jump the queue and put WP7.8 on your phone right now , we got a video that will run you through the process. ( WARNING : as always you are on you own if you decide to go down this path , any issues that may arise out of this is all on you and you are likely going to void any warranty in the process )

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No the Lumia 800 is not an Android : WalMart Canada Fail

June 3, 2012 | 6

Here is a tip that was sent to us by one of our readers Adithya who happened to be wandering around the Android section of the store ( now why you you do that ;) ) where he saw one … Read More

Pizza Hut Australia giving away 5 Lumia 800

May 21, 2012 | 3

We saw Bridgestone Australia adopting the Lumia 800 over iPhone and Blackberry and here is another business making use of the Lumia 800, this time in a giveaway.

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Pizza_Hut

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Custom paint job for Lumia 800 / 900

May 21, 2012 | 2

Lumia 800 Custom Paint

Lumia 800 Custom Paint


Getting Custom Skins are easy and 710 also comes with swappable covers but what if you could get custom paint job on your Lumia 800 and 900 ? If you thought the cyan lumia 800 was pretty wait till you see these custom paint work by iaintnosaintpaint.com. These are just preliminary designs for training and testing purposes but they looks pretty awesome if you ask me.

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Metro Music created using multiple Windows Phone Apps

May 17, 2012 | 4

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Metro_Music


As Windows Phone gets more mainstream we are starting to see more cool things people are doing with Windows Phone. This time we are treated to some music created almost entirely by Windows Phone Apps by Matt Oglesby. Video after the break.

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Want to Win a Lumia 800 ? ( Aussies Only )

May 14, 2012 |

Nokia recently ran a Nokia Lumia Quest for Australians and here is another contest for Australians ( sorry rest of the world ) this time from Microsoft Australia , who wants to give away 3 Nokia Lumia 800s. Entry is … Read More

Nokia Lumia Quest for Australians

April 27, 2012 | 2

Want to get hold of a brand new white colour Nokia Lumia 800 courtesy of Telstra and Nokia Australia ? You are in luck because they are giving them away in treasure hunt like contest in some of the major … Read More

Nokia Lumia 800 lives to tell the tale after a MACH 5 wind tunnel test

April 24, 2012 | 1

HyperSonic Lumia 800

HyperSonic Lumia 800


Here is something that serves no really purpose to most of us , unless ofcourse you are a stunt pilot or something and decides to exit the aircraft with the lumia 800 out of your pocket .. but even then its nice to know that the Lumia can take a good pounding and still work with no issue. When people have too much time and money they might decide to do crazy experiments like this.

Can the Nokia Lumia 800 survive the extreme pressures of a MACH 5 wind tunnel? That’s the question we’re here to find out. To give you some idea of the stresses and strains the smartphone will be going through, MACH 5 is classed as ‘hypersonic’, something akin to a jet pilot going into a nose dive.With that in mind, buckle in, sit back and prepare to see the Nokia Lumia 800 in the ride of it’s life!

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Lynx April Fool’s Day Spray App on a Lumia 800 FTW !!!

April 10, 2012 | 5

You know most of the time when an ad is about an app you see an iPhone being used but imagin my surprise to see a Lumia 800 being used for Lynx April Fool’s Day Spray App. Its a fantastic … Read More

Firmware update 12070 available to unbranded Nokia Lumia 800 and a transparent update process

March 29, 2012 | 1
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nokia-software-status-page

Nokia started today to roll out their firmware with the version 1600.2487.8107.12070 to unbranded devices.

According to Nokia, the update brings a bunch of improvements: Read More

Aussies can now get their hands on the White Nokia Lumia 800

March 27, 2012 | 4

Back in the days gadgets used to have 2 main color choices black or metal ( anyone remember those ) . But coz of the little success Apple’s iPod bought about the new happening color in tech world is white. … Read More

Microsoft might not have done it but Nokia sure is doing it ..

March 15, 2012 | 13

… I am taking about Advertising Windows Phone to the masses. The marketing efforts of Microsoft ( in Australia ) in regards to Windows Phone was well, not enough by any means there were hardly any TV ads .. there were a few in the beginning but then it just faded away. But Nokia has been quite busy marketing their Lumia series in Australia from interactive giant lumia 800s in the street , TV ads and even full page ads in Newspapers .. MX is a popular free newspaper in Melbourne , most commuters pick it up on their way back home and in Melbourne their readership is over to 300,000 and when you put an ad like this , it will get noticed .. look and learn Microsoft. ( excludes Ben Rudolph, that guy is a super star .. one of the few left since Brandon Watson left Microsoft )

Nokia Australia MX ad

Nokia Australia MX ad

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Lumia 800 owners in Singapore start receiving 12070 firmware update via Zune

March 8, 2012 |
Nokia Lumia 800 firmware 12070 available in Singapore

Nokia Lumia 800 firmware 12070 available in Singapore

The Finns at Nokia have started rolling out their latest firmware for the Lumia 800 that addresses several bugs; primarily their third attempt at fixing the battery bug that has plagued many Lumia 800 owners, a camera mode change from Macro back to Normal which gives crisper close-up photos, Camera white balance has been looked at, the shutter sound option has been removed and there has been an audio fix which is claimed to give better bass when using headphones. Nokia have also updated the ‘on-device diagnostics tool’ which now has omissions in the Battery Status area. The update has been reported to still have a few bugs remaining, for example, if your volume is set to 10/30 and you plug the phone into the mains to charge, the phone beeps at full volume.

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Telstra to start selling White Nokia Lumia 800 from 20 March

March 6, 2012 | 2

It would appear Telstra will be starting to sell White Nokia Lumia 800 from 20 March in Australia. If you dont care about the color you can pick up the device in black starting from Tuesday 13th March. The Lumia … Read More

Nokia’s ‘Amazing deliveries’ featuring Jacko

February 25, 2012 | 1

Nokia have posted some witty video’s of T-Mobile customers that ordered their Nokia Lumia 800 on the web having their new mobile phone delivered.

Nokia.hu have posted several delivery videos which include Circus Maximus, Dancing girls, Michael Jackson and an astronaut.

To see more “Amazing Deliveries” check out G2budapest’s YouTube channel.

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Nokia’s TV Campaign kicks off in Australia in March [video]

February 22, 2012 | 1

Nokia have put a lot of effort into their marketing campaigns, by running TV adverts and program sponsorship. Australia will start seeing “The Amazing Everyday” adverts starting on 1st March and running for a whole month, to promote the Lumia product launch. I have no doubt that Nokia will push the boat out in this market, Just as they have everywhere else.

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Want a White Nokia Lumia 800 ? Nokia are giving one away

February 17, 2012 | 3
Win a White Nokia Lumia 800 on Facebook

Win a White Nokia Lumia 800 on Facebook

Nokia are really pushing out the boat with their marketing campaign recently, having over 1 million Lumia 800′s sold to carriers, and with new phones coming out in the coming weeks, it’s kinda hard not to notice the efforts the Finnish manufacturer are going to, to get the brand back where they feel they deserve to be.

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Nokia bring more colour to the Lumia 800 and Luna headset

February 12, 2012 | 7

Nokia have been dropping hints and then announcing about a white Lumia 800, It seems the handset maker have two more colours of polycarbonate lined up for the device to give it more zing.

More after the break…

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Nokia launch party in Malaysia [video]

February 12, 2012 |

Nokia launched the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 in Malaysia yesterday and they kicked off the event with a huge party at the pavilion, there were loads of prizes and give-aways with the chance to buy Nokia’s new phones and accessories. The entire event was covered by smashpop.net with of loads pictures and videos of the launch party.

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Nokia announces camera fix on its way to Lumia 800

February 11, 2012 | 5

Nokia Lumia 800 camera fix on its way

Nokia Lumia 800 camera fix on its way

Nokia’s Head of Imaging Experience, Damian Dinning, has announced further confirmation of Nokia’s intent to update the camera software on the Lumia 800 via his twitter feed. The camera update should improve the way the pictures are encoded, meaning better pictures from the Carl Zeiss 8 MegaPixel camera to you and me.

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