Microsoft has started rolling out new software update for Nokia X, X+ and XL users. The software update is available for users over-the-air (OTA) and brings new features which are recently announced with the Nokia X2.
The new update include New App Switcher feature which allows user to easily switch between two or more running apps. The App Switcher can be avail by sswiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the app switcher icon.
” Outlook.com, OneDrive and OneNote are all integrated, meaning that everybody now has access to their Outlook email, cloud storage, and really useful note-taking tools. Outlook.com includes support for multiple Outlook accounts, with push notifications and calendar/contact syncing.” - Microsift offical blog post.
Apart from this, the new update includes several Microsoft apps which are pre-installed. Also Microsoft has made improvements in its Nokia store, which include a new Home screen Spotlight widget for app discovery and one-click downloads for faster access to apps.
Your device will automatically notify about the update, but if you have not recceived the update notification yet you can manually check the update by navigating to settings > About phone > System updates > Check now.
After recently releasing Windows Phone 8.1 update for its Windows 8 users, now Microsoft is testing GDR1 update for its Windows Phone 8.1 users. The new Windows Pone 8.1 GDR1 update is currently being test by the manufacturers. TheVerge has leaked some of the important features of Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update.
According to the report, the new GDR1 update will have the most awaited Folder Support feature, allowing Windows Phone users to drag one Tile on top of another and create a folder to organize apps. This feature is already available on Android and iOS from quite a long time.
Another interesting feature is the support for interactive accessories, this accessories include Dot-View like case which is made by HTC. Some other case which wake-up phone when the case is opened and some even show info when the case is closed. Microsoft is asking manufactures to develop such cases for Windows Phone’s.
Apart from this the new Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update will have support for 1280 x 800 screen resolution and 7-inch devices and dual-SIM capabilities with both GSM and CDMA network support.
The new Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 will be available for developers starting from next week. s
Today we will see a new type of phablet from Samsung, Yes !! the new Galaxy Note 4. Designer Vishal Bhanushali has rendered this Samsung Galaxy Note 4 concept. He has not only changed the specs, but also he design and the material used in making the smartphone. Designer has used ceramic and bamboo as a premium material .
The Galaxy Note 4 comes with a heart rate monitor and a and a UV sensor. At the back, Galaxy Note 4 has a removable back panel with a round shaped camera, just like Lumia 930. It has a grey ring around the lens. At the side it has a volume button , you can see the video for more detailed view.
The Galaxy Note 4 concept has a bamboo back ( see below image ), with tree different shades. It has a bit squarish shape with the rounded back and a slim profile. I can’t help but wonder what the feel of the bamboo is on the user’s hand: is it slippery or does it have good grip?