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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:

- 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

"True Blue: To Be Loyal or Faithful." - A perfect phrase then for the new Lumia 640!

Written by Cameron Chalmers (EE) on 27th April 2015

First off, hello to you! As I sit here listening to Queen’s “I want to break free” I thought I would write a new blog post about the new Lumia 640. This is my first blog post so let’s dive straight in! Quite simply it is a cracking device with all the features that anyone could want from a phone! Fr…

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Tags:Apps, Camera, Design, Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions

Hands on experience on Lumia 735 (Start-Up)

Written by Wilson Cheng (Sainsbury's) on 24th April 2015

As soon as you get your hands on the Nokia Lumia 735 you instantly feel like you’ve put a premium product in your hand, and that’s without even switching it on yet. Coming in 4 unique vibrant colours it definitely stands out from the rest. Once powered up the device you’re instantly greeted by the s…

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Tags:Apps, Social, Camera, Design, Hardware, Usability

Live Tiles on Microsofts Lumia devices.

Written by Jason Johnston (EE) on 23rd April 2015

Live Tiles on Microsofts Lumia devices. I have been using Lumia devices for over 2 years, starting with the Lumia 920, then then 925, 1020, 1320 and the 930 smartphones. When I got my Nokia Lumia 920, I absolutely loved it and at the time became my favourite phone. I loved the feel of it with its p…

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Tags:Apps, Hardware, Usability

Key benefits of the Lumia 640.

Written by Jason Johnston (EE) on 22nd April 2015

Key benefits of the Lumia 640. The new Lumia 640 smartphone has some great features considering the cost of the phone to buy from as little as £139.99 on some websites, which also includes the LTE version. What I love most about Microsoft Lumia range is the fact that all the Windows Phone 8 phones…

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Tags:Apps, Hardware, Usability

One Band to rule them all, from spec sheets to ownership.

Written by Sam Lees (O2) on 19th April 2015

So a few weeks ago I wrote a blog expressing my excitement for the upcoming launch of the Microsoft Band. At the time I was impressed by the write ups and the ad campaign, it was set to be up there with the most desirable wearables to date - but that was before I owned one. My mind has changed - it…

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Tags: Hardware

MS Band hand on

Written by Garry Clark (O2) on 16th April 2015

Yesterday I was at a Microsoft event in sunny Glasgow where I was lucky enough to get hands on with the brand new Microsoft Band, which is launching on Wednesday. I am very impressed with it and in the short time I wore it, it felt quite comfortable. The Band is going to be available from Amazon, O…

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Tags:Hardware, Sales pitches

Wireless charging - A complete game changer

Written by matt dutton (Carphone Warehouse) on 15th April 2015

Wireless charging is not just a novelty. More and more of the newest features on smart phones seem like they are just there to be different and not actually improve the user experience. A good example seems like the edge on the Samsung s6 edge. It is there to look pretty, but it hardly makes it a b…

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Tags:Design, Hardware, Usability

Shout outs

Written by Kyle Thompson (Carphone Warehouse) on 25th May 2016

I have my beady little eyes set on that Lumia 735. Curse the refresh time for these games and quizzes.

Written by Dougy Nelson (EE) on 23rd May 2016

Saving up those points for the next big thing!

Written by Rick Fordyce (Vodafone) on 22nd May 2016

Well @Duncan at least you and me are here to do our bit!!

Written by Duncan Nagle (nokipedia) on 21st May 2016

Alive and present, sir!

Written by Rick Fordyce (Vodafone) on 21st May 2016

Is anyone alive in here?!?! Echo....

Written by Iain Jones (Microsoft) on 11th May 2016

@Rick Points mean prizes! :-) get on it ;-)

Written by Rick Fordyce (Vodafone) on 10th May 2016

I'll gladly take the 650 and the arc mouse if no one wants them @Iain ;-)

Written by Iain Jones (Microsoft) on 9th May 2016

GOOOOOOOD MORNING CONNECTIONITES :-) More great prizes to win this week, who wants what??

Written by Duncan Nagle (nokipedia) on 8th May 2016

Way too quiet. Likewise the #LumiaChampions group. I suppose it is a fallow period in terms of releases etc.

Written by joshua roche (Three) on 7th May 2016

too quiet...