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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

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

Windows 10 - Lumias Evolving

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 30th September 2014

The Nokia Lumia smartphones have come a long way over the last few years, and although the Windows Phone os might have seemed good back in its day on the Lumia 800, when you look at it now you really can see how far and how much the system has progressed! Of course the Lumia 800 and other Nokia sma…

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Tags:Hardware, Usability, Customer reactions, Head Office

930

Written by Stuart McRae (O2) on 26th September 2014

After having been a dedicated Iphone man for 2 years and an android one previous to that, I finally took the plunge into getting a Lumia 930. And all I can say is OH MY GOD. This phone easily out performs the Iphones and android phones! Cortana is a hit with me and the Xbox connectivity is unrivalle…

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Tags:Apps, Design, Hardware

Bend-Gate - Wouldn't happen to the Lumia 1520!

Written by Billy O'Halloran (Vodafone) on 25th September 2014

When it comes to designing a smartphone, there are many aspects for a manufacturer to think over - the shape, the design, the style and also equally important the materials used to build it. There was all the usual fuss about Apple’s annual ‘new’ Iphone unveiling, and while the handsets rarely chan…

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Tags:Design, Hardware, Customer reactions, Head Office

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

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Written by The Connection (Microsoft) on 29th July 2015

Windows 10 is here Connectionites! Look out for the competition coming soon to the Connection...

Written by doug hartie (Carphone Warehouse) on 28th July 2015

Going for gold..!

Written by Simon Middleton (Carphone Warehouse) on 25th July 2015

3 DAYS. 3 DAYS. SUPER HAPPY FACEEEEE

Written by Rick Fordyce (O2) on 24th July 2015

@stephanie try Microsoft expertzone!!

Written by Stephanie Hill (Tesco) on 23rd July 2015

anyone know any simular websites like this? Could help with impressing my manager?

Written by Stephanie Hill (Tesco) on 23rd July 2015

anyone know any simular websites like this? Could help with impressing my manager?

Written by Stephanie Hill (Tesco) on 23rd July 2015

Super Exited For The Windows 10!!!

Written by Stephanie Hill (Tesco) on 23rd July 2015

Super Exited For The Windows 10!!!

Written by Simon Middleton (Carphone Warehouse) on 23rd July 2015

5 DAYS TILL WINDOWS 10 :D happpyyfaceeeee

Written by Carley Jones (O2) on 23rd July 2015

selfie on its way!