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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

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

Bigger Screen Size? Been there done that #NokiaLove

Written by Adam Joomun (EE) on 10th September 2014

I have been working with mobile phones for a long time now as the most of us and what we tend to find is technology evolves all the time, and we really need to be on top of our game to catch up with the new devices, the new specifications and most of all the keeping on track with the newest trends.…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions, Sales pitches

Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia Demin are still my favourite announcements this month.

Written by Raymond Longman (Carphone Warehouse) on 10th September 2014

September is always an exciting month in the Carphone Warehouse - the Christmas shopping slowly begins, there are a lot less children in the store asking questions or making unnecessary noise, and there are some pretty exciting hardware announcements. If you hadn’t heard, the most anticipated annou…

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Tags:Camera, Design, Hardware, Customer reactions

Sneak Peak Nokia 830

Written by Adam Joomun (EE) on 10th September 2014

In store today our local rep came in with some buzzing new devices, I was lucky enough to get a great little sneak peak at the Nokia 830 - this handset looks great, it has the build quality of the 930 which fingers crossed should be on a more affordable tariff. The phone has a smashing 10 megapixel…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability

Next level Qi !!

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

With the latest Lumia handsets, the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730 being unveiled at IFA 2014, Nokia has been showing that they are continuing to progress and develop their smartphones to even higher levels than before! One of the great things about Nokia is that along with fantastic handsets they also…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability

One Month On! Lumia 1320 Review

Written by bradley kelly (EE) on 6th September 2014

Having used the 1320 for little over a month now, I have felt it is time to create a review and explain the pros and cons of the device. Pros- Large and long lasting battery that gets you through 48 hours of usage without using the battery saver option, 6inch HD crisp screen, and updated to the new…

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Tags:Camera, Hardware, Usability

Share your Lumia's great media!!

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

There are many great things to love about a Lumia smartphone. Let’s face it, when it comes to calls and texts, Nokia has got you covered. When it comes to great handset designs, top quality screens, QI wireless charging, Nokia also has you covered. When it comes to pretty much any smartphone related…

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Tags:Design, Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions

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Shout outs

Written by Rupak Nath (Three) on 30th May 2015

Always been a nokia fan..!!!!!

Written by nick sayer (EE) on 25th May 2015

nobody out to play on the Facebook group

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

YAY!! New games......thanks Connection!!! :-)

Written by The Connection (Microsoft) on 22nd May 2015

Happy Friday Connectionites! As a little treat, we thought we would give you guys 2 new quizzes! Hoorah! Check them out on the games page...

Written by Mohammed Sabir (Three) on 21st May 2015

Its been announced for a while and the news, features and also reviews of the new Lumia 640 have been online for some time now.

Written by Anh Au-yeung (Carphone Warehouse) on 20th May 2015

Will there be a 640 quiz put on the connection??? or another game like the 930 run???

Written by Nicola Wilcox (EE) on 19th May 2015

Congrats to Kev for winning the best prize they've ever had on here! (since I singed up anyway!) SO JEALOUS!

Written by Mohammed Sabir (Three) on 19th May 2015

Its been announced for a while and the news, features and also reviews of the new Lumia 640 have been online for some time now.

Written by Lee Harrison (Vodafone) on 18th May 2015

Just got my Lumia 640 and loving it. The orange is so nice

Written by Jon Damon (Carphone Warehouse) on 17th May 2015

loving connection <3