A few days ago AT&T detailed its Nokia Lumia 1520 launch plans now it's Microsoft's turn. The Redmond company has formally detailed the Lumia 1520 availability and released a pre-order campaign for that phablet.
Microsoft goes further using this pre-order. For everybody who pre-orders the telephone, they'll toss in a $50 Microsoft Store application card plus an $20 application gift certificate supplied by Nokia. It gets better - gleam free Lumia 1520 switch cover (worth $39.99) incorporated too. And when that isn't enough, there is a download free of Halo: Spartan Assault for Home windows Phone to top things off.
Microsoft's offer will finish on November 21, as the device begins shipping the following day. The Nokia Lumia 1520 costs $199 and can initially be accessible in black, red-colored and whitened, with yellow in the future later this season.
However, should you fancy yourself an unlocked Lumia 1520, then store Unlocked Mobiles will gladly oblige. The SIM-free Lumia 1520 can cost you a large £594.98, and it is scheduled to begin shipping on November 25.
Xbox SmartGlass for Android was recently updated for easy tablet use. This is an excellent mate for your Xbox to control your console anywhere you please. The SmartGlass now supports larger tablets and the newest update allows you to keep your mobile device to be constantly connected to your console, for viewing videos, playing games, and browsing the internet.
Also, the latest version fixes some bugs and prevents your mobile from going on sleep mode, while you are running the application.
You may need to set up an Xbox account to be able to enjoy the features of the Xbox SmartGlass for Android. Interact with your devices and connect them to your console.
You can navigate through your console using your tablet or phone and you can even move your files from one connected device to another. These are only some of the things that you can do with the Xbox SmartGlass.
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The Galaxy Win is another one of Samsung's lesser-known smartphones to come out this year. Although the company had a sure hit with the Galaxy S 4, some of its recent launches are quite underwhelming that fall short on the basis of performance. It is likely that the company wants to address the need for smartphones by budget-conscious individuals but a smartphone's got to be smart.
An example of these mediocre smartphones is the Samsung Galaxy Win. Although only a rumor as of moment, it features a 4.7-in display with an average resolution. According to a Vietnamese retailer, it has an Adreno GPU and runs on a quad core processor. It also looks to be a close copy of the S 3, design-wise.
For many people who believe in Samsung, they think that it should concentrate on the products that it is known for and avoid introducing products that will eventually go bust to maintain the momentum that the Galaxy S 4 has brought on the company.
Sonos Controller app lets you manage your music everywhere and it has just updated to its latest version so that users with newer gadgets can already enjoy this awesome application. There are a few differences from the old version but generally, it makes you access your music quicker, while keeping the simple interface that anyone can handle.
Moreover, the Sonos Controller for the iPhone 5 already utilizes the entire screen, with is quite an improvement from the last. On the other hand, the Android version got better with an enhanced search bar to key in your music and provides different media player controls even if the Sonos Controller app is not open.
Both iPhone 5 and Android versions also have the consolidated Favorites Menu to easily access your chosen media from all folders and sites like Spotify and iTunes. Update to version 4.0 now.
Windows 8 and Surface Pro users can now enjoy emulated Android applications using BlueStacks, which is an app virtualization software that has recently breached its 5 millionth download mark. This goes to show that there is an untapped apps market that uses the Windows OS and the race is up to tap and take advantage of it.
This gives Windows 8 and Surface Pro users the chance to enjoy loads of application without having to replace their operating system. What they now get are Windows apps, along with a wide array of selection from Google Play. Sweet!
You may now download your BlueStacks software to enjoy Android apps using your Windows phone, PC and tablet. However, manage your expectations, since these applications are naturally optimized for the Android OS and if anything, Windows users should be grateful for this major development.
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