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Nokia Manuals

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Why your phone and laptop batteries degrade ?

We've all experienced the woes of a degraded rechargeable battery, whether it’s a phone that can't last a day without a charge or a laptop that’s become so reliant on its charger you can barely call it a portable device anymore. It's a problem that scientists have struggled to solve because they couldn’t figure out what was causing such sudden and rapid battery deterioration. But now researchers at the US Department of Energy have identified why rechargeable batteries lose their ability to hold a charge over time. Working with lithium-ion batteries, which are the most commonly used type of battery in consumer devices, the researchers were able to map their charge and discharge process down to a few billionths of a metre to find exactly how degradation occurs. Their research appears in a pair of studies published by  Nature Communications, and according to Matt Safford at  Smithsonian Magazine,  two main culprits in battery degradation were identified: "The fi

Windows Phone 8.1 update

Microsoft is all set to release an update for Windows Phone 8.1.  Details about the Update 1 aka GDR (General Distribution Release) have been spotted on  Microsoft’s Developer Center . The update includes many improvements for OEM’s and a few new ones for consumers. In case of the consumers the update will bring folder support on the Start menu that will enable users to club apps together in a single folder similar to iOS and Android. Moreover, interactive phone cover support will also be present in this update. Interactive phone covers let manufactures develop cases for Windows Phones that when opened, unlock the display, enabling easier access to the phone. Android OEM’s like HTC and LG have already made such cases  HTC Dot View case  and  LG G3′s QuickCircle   case for their flagship phones. They will get to run special apps when the cover is closed, and specify what happens when it’s open. Additionally, the update would bring support for 7″ devices as well as ones with

Nokia Treasure Tag

You can attach the The Nokia Treasure Tag onto your important possessions, and it will notify you when you are about to leave them behind. The treasure tag works best with Lumia Black software, so Nokia recommends updating your Lumia smartphone to get the most out of your Nokia Treasure Tag.

Microsoft Mobility has launched Nokia Lumia 530

Microsoft Mobility has launched Nokia Lumia 530, the company's new entry-level smartphone that runs Windows Phone 8.1. The Lumia 530 will come in single-sim and dual-sim variants and is expected to be priced at 85 Euros (Rs 6,900 approximately) before taxes and subsidies. Nokia Lumia 530 will be available globally, with rollout starting in select markets in August 2014. The phone will come in bright orange, bright green, white, dark grey colours with changeable shells. Nokia Lumia 530 sports a 4-inch FWVGA(480x854p) LCD display. Powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, it comes with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage expanddible via microSD cards(up to 128GB capacity). It is backed by a 1,430mAh battery. The phone comes with a 5MP fixed-focus camera and there's no LED flash. Lumia 530 also doesn't feature a front-facing camera or a dedicated hardware key for the camera. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers Bluetooth 4.0, FM R

Xiaomi launches world's fastest mobile Mi 4

Xiaomi, a China-based handset maker which made its debut in India just recently under the brand name 'Mi', has formally announced its new flagship smartphone - Mi 4 - in China. The 3G  version Xiaomi Mi 4 will be available from July 29 while the 4G   LTE  enabled version is expected to be available in September. Xiaomi The Mi 4 is priced at roughly Rs 19,280 for 16 GB and Rs 24,100 for 64 GB model. Xiaomi Mi 4 boasts of a stunning new design that incorporates premium stainless steel framed with slightly chamfered edges. With removable rear panel, Xiaomi already promises replaceable back covers. The Mi 4 features a 5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with 1920x1080 pixel resolution. This display has been laminated to the chassis and boasts of high colour gamut. The Mi 4 is powered by the new quad-core 2.5  GHz  Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 mobile chipset and 3 GB RAM. It will be made available in 16 GB and 64 GB internal storage options. There are no details on whether these ve

Vacancy for Channel Sales Manager

We are  Bigfix E-Care , premier ecommerce enabled repair center for Gadgets like Mobile Phones, Laptops & Tablets. We are on the lookout for a  Channel Manager , who should be responsible for creating, enabling, maintaining, and expanding the routes to market and indirect sales channels that can be used to grow Bigfix E-Care revenues. Manage the Bigfix E-Care channel program, including generating new Pipeline and Quarterly Sales Results with existing resellers while identifying, developing and managing new partners. Coordinate all activities and communication between the Channel Partners, Bigfix E-Care corporate, field sales, and Bigfix E-Care Channel teams to meet quarterly expectations against Demand Generation, Partner Management, and Forecasted Sales Results Assist in the development and delivery of Sales, Technical, and Process training to ensure Partners and Resellers are well equipped to effectively market, position, and sell Bigfix E-Care products. Assist in th

Microsoft-Nokia the honeymoon is over !

I had voiced my opinion a month ago regarding Microsoft-Nokia association. Yes, The $7 billion honeymoon is over. Ten months after that pricey acquisition of Nokia's handset business,  Microsoft  said 12,500 of the 18,000 layoffs will be from the Finnish company it acquired. It is the biggest layoff in company history. Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO for less than six months, is swiftly leading the company to focus on "platform and productivity" from "devices and services". This is happening while the company is living in a "mobile-first and cloud-first world," Nadella wrote to employees last week. Nadella also wrote that he will reveal "further specifics on where we are focusing our innovation investments." It's a step in the right direction and I hope they "become more agile and move faster." -------- June 14th, 2014. Its been three months since Microsoft acquired Nokia Phones. The initial enthusiasm surrounding

Xiaomi MI 3 launched in India at 13999/-

KEY FEATURES OF MI3  13 MP Primary Camera 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274AB Quad Core Processor 2 MP Secondary Camera Full HD Recording Wi-Fi Enabled Android v4.4 OS 5-inch LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Internal Storage Capacity of 16 GB MI 3 Accelerate your life with the latest smartphone - the Mi 3. This sleek, elegant smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 13 Megapixel primary camera and wireless connectivity. It also has its own User Interface and Cloud space which acts as a backup for your content. - High Performance The Mi 3 is equipped with the latest Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB LPDDR3 RAM which allows you to experience your favorite games and apps at blazing speeds. Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors are expertly designed to enable more experiences, capabilities and advanced features than any other mobile processor. 2GB LPDDR3 RAM

Run Android apps on your PC or Mac

BlueStacks is an Android emulator that allows you to run your favorite Android apps on PC and Mac.  Download and installation: You can download BlueStacks from the official website: Once downloaded, double-click on BlueStacks-SplitInstaller_native.exe and you will be guided through the installation procedure (under Windows). Note that: The installer will download various runtime data, so an internet connection is required during the installation procedure. Once installed, restart your PC. Double-click on the "Start BlueStacks" desktop icon to launch the program. The interface It is divided in 3 major section: My Apps-> Your installed apps Top Charts-> The popular apps on Google Play 1-click sync -> Allows you to use your Google account with Bluestacks (required to download apps). First use To start using BlueStacks, simply sign-in with your Google Account or create a new account (via the 1-click sync secti

Microsoft Nokia Lumia 630 Review

For someone using Microsoft Mango for the last few years, 8.1 is definitely an upgrade.  But there is nothing out of this world about the Lumia 630 dual sim that would have us bouncing off the walls. Design What are the chances of Lumia 630 knocking this out of the park? Zero. Zilch. Nada. Yes, the phone looks like any other Lumia. The rear plastic flap is easy to remove; easier than peeling a banana. The speakers are at the bottom right and are covered by a pinhole on the flap. The phone’s power button lies right below the volume control. And Nokia ditched the capacitive buttons of the previous models for on-screen buttons. Display and software The Lumia 630 comes with a 4.5 IPS LCD screen supporting a resolution of 854 X 480 pixels. The screen is guarded by a coat of Gorilla Glass 3, but it heavily reflects smudges.  The Windows 8.1 live tiles look, as always, fabulous and there is a new addition called the notification bar to the action centre. Another addition is