Posts tagged with: Lumia Cyan
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    Both the Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Cyan updates have barely reached some Nokia Windows Phones in the market, and already some customers are experiencing issues. These updates both intend to bring your current Nokia Lumia device up to date with Microsoft's latest software and features, but it seems that if you decided to give these features a try early, you might be in for a little trouble. There is a thread on the Nokia support forums where certain users have been left with a bricked device after trying to install the update, but it seems that certain specific conditions have been ...

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    It's been a few months since Microsoft made its big Windows Phone 8.1 announcement back at Build in early April, and WP users everywhere have been patiently (and some not so patiently) waiting since to get their hands on full WP8.1 updates. Sure, the Preview for Developers offered many of you an early peek at the changes, but that came without phone-specific software updates that promise to really make the WP8.1 experience shine. Evidence had strongly been pointing to a July release of OTA updates, and today Microsoft goes official with the start to its distribution, announcing the release ...

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    Though Nokia's high-end phones are well-known for their incredible cameras, it can always improve. It's looking to do that with the Lumia Icon, Lumia 930, and Lumia 1520 today, by adding camera-related features to the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update. These Lumia Cyan camera fixes have been detailed by now-Microsoft employee Juha Alakarhu in a Q&A. Low-light performance will be improved, which is a huge plus for some Lumia 1520 owners. Artificial noise will be reduced, and clarity will be made better, claims Alarkhu. Better colors and video quality are also on the list, but why ...

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    Even though Windows Phone 8.1 is already a popular thing fro most of you that are daring to give it a try in its beta stage, a lot of things aren't yet perfect. Obviously each branded smartphone is missing its load of proprietary updates to make it work better, and that's where Nokia's Cyan update kicks-in for Lumia customers. Some recent images have just leaked of what to expect, and the improvements are quite cool. One of the most significant ones noticed today is that you'll have a smarter way to tweak the screen brightness of your display. We're not just talking about the typical ...

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    What exactly qualifies as a "remix?" How deluded do you have to be to believe in all these "Prime" rumors? Why are we so transfixed by the notion of lasers on smartphones, and so easily taken in by a smartphone commercial, if it's shot like a trailer for Inception? We tackle these questions, and the biggest announcement section in the history of the podcast, in episode 096 of the Pocketnow Weekly. No, that's not bragging – it's just an unavoidable symptom of a month packed with unboxings, hands-ons, product launches, and reviews (both forthcoming and already-published). But even in the ...

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    Microsoft gets itself a striking new digital assistant, Nokia prepares sharp new smartphone hardware, Samsung and HTC kick off a new round of rasslin', and Pocketnow team members start an informal book club! It might be a scatterbrained itinerary, but at least it's action-packed – and that's just scratching the surface of this week's epic two-hour mobile technology podcast. Join us as we debate the merits of Windows Phone 8.1 Cortana, the forthcoming Nokia Cyan update, and the Samsung ATIV SE before moving on to non-Build topics ranging from BoomSound to smartphone waterproofing ... not ...

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    How will Windows Phone 8.1 come to existing Nokia Lumia smartphones? We've heard rumors about a “Cherry Blossom Pink” firmware update, but with today's start to Microsoft's Build conference we can start putting rumors behind us and finally get some hard answers. Here's what we've learned: Nokia intends to deliver 8.1 updates to the entirety of its Windows Phone 8 Lumia lineup. OTA updates are expected to start going out to phones this summer. When mentioning that Cherry Blossom Pink leak we told you how Nokia was likely to go with a much more concise name for the official release, ...

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