Nokia Relaunches MixRadio Music App and Service
Nokia today published a new version of its music application and rebranded the service Nokia MixRadio. MixRadio builds on the Nokia Music service, which lets users create radio stations and stream music to their Lumia smartphones. More than 18 million tracks are available and Nokia has 150 curated radio stations, all of which can be streamed for free. The application was updated with a number of new features including Play Me, a personalized mix inspired by each user's music profile; thumbs up/down ratings to help users refine their profile; and the ability to share mixes through Facebook, Twitter, email, and SMS. Premium features, such as unlimited downloads to devices, require a $3.99 per month subscription. The new app can be downloaded from the Windows Phone Store.
Nokia Camera App Updated with New Features
Microsoft has released a new version of the Nokia Camera application for its Lumia-branded smartphones. The revised app carries over several features previously seen in the beta version, including continuous autofocus for faster focusing.
AT&T Debuts Green Lumia 1520 with Windows Phone 8.1
AT&T today added a bright green option to its lineup of Lumia 1520s. The green 1520 ships with Windows Phone 8.1 preinstalled, which is the latest version of Windows Phone and includes Cortana.
AT&T Pushing Windows Phone 8.1 to Lumia 1020
AT&T today said owners of the Lumia 1020 can download and install the Windows Phone 8.1 update. The improved operating system adds Cortana, Action Center, the Word Flow keyboard and other features.
Nokia Rolling Out Windows Phone 8.1 To Lumias
Nokia today began rolling out automatic updates to Windows Phone 8.1 for all Lumia devices that currently have Windows Phone 8. The update includes all new Windows Phone 8.1 features from Microsoft, plus several new enhancements specific to Lumia devices.
AT&T Pushing Windows Phone 8.1 to Lumia 925, 520
AT&T today said Windows Phone 8.1 is now available to the Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 520. The update, which can be downloaded and installed over the air, adds Cortana, Action Center, and more Start screen flexibility, among many other enhancements.
Nokia Lumia 521 / 520
4" display 480 x 800 pixels
Snapdragon S4 MSM8270 processor 0.5 GB RAM
1,430 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
Nokia Lumia 925
4.5" display 768 x 1280 pixels
Snapdragon S4 processor 1 GB RAM
2,000 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC, Wireless Charging