Best Windows Phone Apps – October 2013

Hipstamatic OgglNo official Instagram yet? No worries.Price: Free | By: Hipstamatic | From: Windows Phone StoreMicrosoft and Nokia have been practically champing at the bit to bring the world-conquering Instagram to Windows Phone… but as yet to no avail. There are a number of unofficial third-party apps that can provide you with an Instagram-esque experience…

Best apps for Windows Phone, May 2013

Skulls of the Shogun Turn-based strategy done right for mobile. Price: $5.49 | By: Microsoft Studios | From: Windows Phone Store Skulls of the Shogun is a turn-based strategy game released through Xbox LIVE which features cross-platform play between Windows Phone and Windows RT. You control the recently killed almost-Shogun Akamoto as he commands his…

HTC Windows Phone 8X review

Price: from $65 per month (Telstra)  |  From: Telstra Everyone expected Nokia’s tie-up with Microsoft to mean that its Lumia handsets would be at the forefront of the Windows Phone 8 (WP8) experience. Then HTC snuck in a side door and before the Finns could react the HTC Windows Phone 8X was a ‘signature’ WP8…

Nokia Lumia 920 review

Price: Telstra exclusive – from $66 per month on contract |  From: Telstra   The Lumia 920 takes everything that Nokia learned from the Lumia 900 and 800 (and arguably the ill-fated N9) and super-sizes it. The overall design and engineering is excellent the 4.5-inch 1280 x 760-pixel display is crisp and vibrant. WP8 isn’t the…

Best Apps for Windows Phone, October 2012

photo2cloud Back up your precious memories in the cloud. Price: $0.99 | By: Neologics S.N.C. | Available at: www.windowsphone.com photo2cloud allows you to back up your photos in full resolution to SkyDrive Picasa Flickr Dropbox and/or Box. The power in the app lies in its ability to back up different albums to different accounts or…

iPhone 5 vs The World: Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus & Nokia Lumia 920 specs compared

The iPhone 5 is here and it’s predictably already selling like hotcakes. Over at our sister site TechLife we’ve taken a look at how the latest iPhone compares against its iPhone 4S predecessor but what about its key rivals across the Android and Windows Phone landscapes?Samsung Galaxy S IIISamsung’s hugely successful Galaxy S III wears…

MWC 2012: Nokia unveils “PureView”, stunning 41-megapixel smartphone

Nokia overnight used Mobile World Congress to show off a significant breakthrough in camera phone technology: the “PureView” image sensor in the company’s upcoming Nokia 808 PureView smartphone is capable of capturing still images at up to 41 megapixels — a whopping 30-or-so megapixels better than what the best cameras on smartphones are currently capable…

Nokia & Microsoft preview Lumia in Australia: “The only phone… for what’s coming next”

As we covered a little while back the long-awaited local debut of Nokia’s first Windows Phones will soon take place with Nokia and Microsoft gearing up for next month’s launch with a special media preview event today in Sydney. March will see the release of the first two handsets in Nokia’s Windows Phone range: the…