Category Archives: Windows Phone

Windows 10 for Phone (W10P) Technical Preview First Impressions on Lumia 830

I took risk and updated my Lumia 830 to Windows 10 for Phone Technical Preview. Since I don’t use my Lumia 830 as primary phone, so I was able to take risk, but I suggest readers that if you are … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Cortana in India

After applying WP8.1 GDR1 (Developer Preview), Cortana is available in India. But to use Cortana, we need to configure Speech language as English UK (or English US). Cortana is not able to respond any voice commands. Perhaps it is not … Continue reading

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What information is Cortana gathering in non-US region Windows Phone?

I am running WP8.1 Developer’s Preview OS on my Lumia 620. I have set my phone for India region, and never changed to US region to check Cortana or any other features. Yet today while checking Data Sense, I saw … Continue reading

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Samsung Omnia W receives 2nd WP7.8 Update (7.10.8862.144)

After reading news about Microsoft seeding WP7.8 to fix Live Tiles issue, I immediately connected my phone to Zune to check update. And Surprise! There was update available message displayed on Zune without any internet disconnection method needed this time. … Continue reading

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Nokia Lumia WP8 Comparison from 520 to 920

To all of you who are looking to purchase Nokia’s WP8 Lumia lineup, here is my attempt to summarize the features offered by Nokia Lumias 520 to 920. I have taken data “as available” from http://www.gsmarena.com website which lists all … Continue reading

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Nokia Corp. WP apps for Non-Nokia Windows Phones

Today when I visited Windows Market Place on my Samsung Omnia W, I was surprised to see “Nokia Corp.” apps listed. 3 apps Nokia Pulse Beta, Nokia Phone Recycler and Saving calculator are listed. I am not sure when Nokia … Continue reading

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Steps for Windows Phone 7.8 Update on Samsung Omnia W

Finally I was able to update my Samsung Omnia W to latest Windows Phone release WP7.8. Thanks to these 2 links (Source 1 and Source 2), I was able to update my Samsung Omnia W to WP7.8. As mentioned in … Continue reading

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