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Microsoft Blog-Off

Entertain colleagues by uploading interesting pictures, videos and words about phones, selling and whatnot. We have discretion over which blog posts will be published and awarded a whopping 10,000 points! Points will be awarded upon approval, so here’s a heads up on what we are looking for:

NEW BLOG RULES:
- Your blog post must be informative/entertaining without promotion, plugging, plagiarism or swearing.
- Please check the detail in your post is factually correct (e.g. the Lumia 1020 has a 5MP camera….WRONG!)
- Each post must be a minimum of 200 words.
- Please do not submit more than 2 BLOG POSTS EACH DAY.

If you stick to the rules and use images, video and captivating content you’ll find we’re a generous bunch. So get blogging!

Showing posts tagged “Hardware”

Blog posts

My Lumia 830 hands on

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 14th October 2014

You can read all about new handsets on the day they are announced, you can scour through all the hands on videos and photos and you can also read as many reviews as you like, but there still simply is nothing as good as getting a phone in your hands to get the best impression of it. We’ve just got…

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Tags:Design, Hardware, Usability

Nokia JBL Powerup Wireless Charging Speaker - 3 months using the speaker.

Written by Jason Johnston (selected) on 12th October 2014

I was the round winner 3 months ago for the Nokia JBL Powerup Wireless Charging Speaker from the Nokia Connection site for a competition I’ve won. The speaker is absolutely fantastic, I mean fantastic, the best portable speaker I’ve ever had. It took me seconds to pair up with my a Nokia Lumia 1020…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability

Nokia HD-10 Miracast

Written by Jason Johnston (selected) on 9th October 2014

Nokia HD-10 Miracast. Microsoft’s Nokia hardware and software is going from strength to strength with over 300,000 plus apps with in the Windows Phone Store. The most recent major release in the App Store, Flipboard, long time in the waiting and now a welcomed edition to the store. With the releas…

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Tags: Hardware

Why I Have Chosen Nokia To Be My Preferred Device!

Written by Jason Johnston (selected) on 8th October 2014

Why I Have Chosen Nokia To Be My Preferred Device! I have been in the Windows Ecco system now for nearly 2 years, after I upgraded to the Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone. I absolutely loved the phone, in my view the best smartphone up until that point, found the Ecco system better than IOS and Android.…

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Tags:Camera, Design, Hardware, Usability

Customers 920

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 7th October 2014

With so many new smartphones coming out these days, it’s quite easy to forget about the older handsets. Certainly by today’s standards, a handset on the market for a year can almost be considered an older handset such as the refresh and update cycles in phone technology these days. Just the other d…

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Tags:Design, Hardware

Lumia handsets prove their strength

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 6th October 2014

There has been much in the news about the new Apple iPhone 6 plus, and now because of its aluminium frame design, it can bend with not too much pressure in your pockets. This is of course not meant to happen, and just because a handset is aluminium it still should not bend easily. It’s interesting…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions

Style counts - Lumia 830

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 4th October 2014

When it comes to handset design, style definitely counts. Over the years Apple has over-hyped its Iphone design styling, trying to mention the word premium as much as possible. But in Nokias case, the Lumia handsets ranges (especially those of the flagship variety) have always been trend setters in…

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Tags:Design, Hardware, Customer reactions

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Written by Sam Patterson (EE) on 4th September 2015

Thanks guys!! I didn't even believe my rep when he told me!!! Over the moon!

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 4th September 2015

Well done Sam in Newcastle.....marbella....lucky!!

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 4th September 2015

Well done Sam in Newcastle.....marbella....lucky!!

Written by Ashley Tidman (EE) on 1st September 2015

whens the next elite event guys?! I'm bursting to go on the next one!! #eliteeliteelite

Written by Ashley Tidman (EE) on 1st September 2015

whens the next elite event guys?! I'm bursting to go on the next one!! #eliteeliteelite

Written by Ashley Tidman (EE) on 1st September 2015

whens the next elite event guys?! I'm bursting to go on the next one!! #eliteeliteelite

Written by Ragini rane (Three) on 1st September 2015

Microsoft Lumia 535 Windows Mobile smartphone. Announced 2014, November. Features 3G, 5.0″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5 MP camera..

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 31st August 2015

Marbella comp ends soon......Good luck to everyone that enters......Gonna be an awesome prize!!

Written by Ragini rane (Three) on 30th August 2015

The selfie craze doesn't seem to be losing steam, and smartphone makers are capitalizing on it to reach more and more buyers.

Written by Matt Mason (EE) on 28th August 2015

Any idea on dates for the 940? (EE)