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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

Battery life very important

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 23rd September 2014

Battery life is an extremely important factor in smartphones these days, certainly in the year past when smartphones first started off the batteries were quite poor, especially so when people were trying to get used to coming from Nokia feature phones which could last up to a week almost on a single…

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Tags:Hardware, Customer reactions, Head Office

Lumia 1020 durabilty

Written by jonathan buckingham (O2) on 19th September 2014

I’ve just seen a very interesting video with regards to both the new fruit phones - it was a drop test. First off, from about waist height they dropped the 6 and 6+ on their back and they survived but with a couple of scratches. Then, they did it again from the same height on to its side - the 6 sur…

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Tags:Design, Hardware

Confidence boost

Written by Lydia Boakes (EE) on 18th September 2014

As a new starter to the telecommunications world, I never even knew so much could be learned! Nokia being my first phone they’ve always had a place in my heart, but who knew in so little time the phones and software and applications would have come on leaps and bounds! Honestly, since starting at E…

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Tags:Social, Camera, Design, Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions, In-store events, Sales pitches, Head Office

Love Nokia!!

Written by Adam Joomun (EE) on 17th September 2014

In store we have really been gearing up for a great month ahead with the Nokia devices, we really do get the very best out of Nokia. We have regular visits from our Nokia rep that gives us the opportunity to ask any questions and demo new devices and also have a general chit chat about some top feat…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability, Sales pitches

Nokia JBL Powerup Speaker.

Written by Jason Johnston (selected) on 16th September 2014

Nokia JBL Powerup speaker. I’ve been using the Nokia JBL Power up Wireless Charging Speaker from the Nokia Connection site for a competition I’ve won (for some time now). The speaker is absolutely fantastic, I mean fantastic, the best portable speaker I’ve ever had. It took me seconds to pair up wi…

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Tags: Hardware

Keeping it simple with Nokia

Written by Adam Joomun (EE) on 11th September 2014

Your customers come and go out of your store, and you manage to get a gist of what they want from your conversations with them. But what we can not forget is that not all customers want an all singing and all dancing phone - you will find that Nokia cater for the pay as you go customer with a range…

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Tags:Hardware, Customer reactions, Head Office

Where do I start?

Written by nick sayer (EE) on 11th September 2014

Well guys where do I start… how amazing is the 930?! I’ve only had it 11hrs due to the fact I was on a 13:15 to 22:00 shift, but had a little play with the 930 on breaks and lunch and it is amazing! I`ll be honest, I haven’t given it a full try out but I will do on my next day off. Now on to they g…

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Tags:Camera, Design, Hardware, Usability

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Written by The Connection (Microsoft) on 1st July 2015

Welcome back @Anthony!

Written by Anthony Savage (Three) on 26th June 2015

Sorry I have been away for a while, back now ready to contribute :)

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 26th June 2015

Is the gold yacht prize a new one or the other one extended??

Written by Mohammed` Sabir (Three) on 24th June 2015

A style statement, customizing the home screen is easy and is colorful. Cortana makes life easy. A true office on the go device !! Cool.....

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 22nd June 2015

Bob Geldof got it wrong......I like mondays!! games reset.... :-)

Written by Sam Carey (O2) on 17th June 2015

shout out to my rep for reminding me to pin connection to my phone so i dont forget to log in and get my 50 points a day! :D

Written by Owain David (O2) on 17th June 2015

Still loving my 930. Just cant wait for windows 10 now.

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 12th June 2015

thanks @Nick.......excitement just got the better of me

Written by nick sayer (EE) on 12th June 2015

@rick 8110 was out 3310 was out 4yrs later

Written by The Connection (Microsoft) on 12th June 2015

Good morning Connectionites! It's a Friday which can only mean one thing...competition day! Hoorah :D