Nokia Lumia 800 Gets Windows Phone 7.8 Officially

Well, it was not too long ago that we heard the Nokia Lumia 800 started to receive an unofficial release of the Windows Phone 7.8 operating system update, and all that waiting has not gone to waste – as the Nokia Lumia 800 has already started to receive the long awaited update to Windows Phone 7.8, also known as Tango. This particular upgrade will feature a quartet of separate updates […]


Windows Phone 7.8 Leaks For Lumia 800 And Lumia 510

Hmmm, we all know that Windows Phone 7.8 is well on its way, and sometimes, in the zeal of things, security measures surrounding an impending operating system update is not at its best – which could explain how Navifirm managed to get hold of a leaked copy of Windows Phone 7.8 (xxx.xxx.8858.12560), where it is being made available to owners of the Nokia Lumia 800 (RM-801) and the Nokia Lumia […]


Leaked Windows Phone 7.8 ROM spotted on a Nokia Lumia 800

We’re sure that many Windows Phone users were disappointed and possibly angry to learn that their current Windows Phone devices will not be updated to Windows Phone 8, ultimately forcing them to upgrade (we’re hoping this will not be a trend with future Windows Phone iterations). However Micrsoft did “compromise” by offering current-gen Windows Phone devices to be upgraded to Windows Phone 7.8, which basically introduces the update home screen […]


Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 get WiFi Hotspot feature in latest update

The Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 have started to get the latest Windows Phone update (aka Tango), and among the changes, users will now be able to use their handsets as a WIFI Hotspot for a tablet or laptop. Additionally, following this upgrade, users will be able to download new apps from the Windows Phone Marketplace. Among those, the Camera Extra seems to be the most promising one […]


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Nokia confirms Tango update for Lumia 710, 800 on the 27th of June

The other day it was reported that the Windows Phone Tango update was leaked for the Nokia Lumia 710. However if leaked builds are not your thing and you’d rather wait for the official release, you might not have to wait too long. Nokia has announced that its Windows Phone Tango update will be rolling out to the Nokia Lumia 710 and the Lumia 800. The Tango update is expected […]


Nokia Lumia 800 spotted with Tango update in Thailand

We do know that the next upgrade of Windows Phone has been given the code name “Tango”, and here we are with a Nokia Lumia 800 that was spotted in Thailand recently, where it carried the new Windows Phone Tango firmware. The changes are subtle to say the least, but as most of us would already know by now, the main addition to the Tango update would be Internet Sharing […]


Nokia Lumia 800 gets wireless charging capabilities thanks to this hardware mod

If you’re a fan of wireless charging and you happen to own the Nokia Lumia 800 and a Touchstone wireless charging dock, you might want to check out this particular mod. Put together by Oli Gill, he has managed to come up with a mod that would allow his Lumia 800 device to work hand in hand with the Touchstone wireless charging dock. Unfortunately this isn’t as straightforward as slapping […]


Nokia Lumia 800 to receive battery boost with latest update

Great news for Nokia Lumia 800 owners – if you thought that your phone could do better in the battery department you’re in luck. According to a post on the official Nokia blog, a new update will be rolling out (software version 1600.2487.8107.12070) starting today as opposed to the previously scheduled April 18th date. The update is said to bring significant gains to the phone’s battery life – be it […]


Nokia Lumia 710, 800 and 900 to get tethering as well

Earlier today we reported about the Nokia Lumia 610 having the ability to tether – something that the “higher-end” Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 phones can’t do. Well it looks like it was just an oversight on Nokia’s part. According to a new Q&A post on the Nokia web page, those aforementioned phones will have the option to tether in the future via a software update. It wasn’t mentioned when […]


Giant Lumia 800 spotted in Australia

You might feel as though you were in the land of giants should you happen to be in Australia, where Nokia set up a massive replica of the Windows Phone-powered Nokia Lumia 800. It is definitely an attention grabbing stunt for sure, and whether that will translate into smartphone sales or not for the Finnish manufacturer remains to be seen. This huge public installation will carry Nokia’s tagline, ‘The Amazing […]


Nokia details Lumia 800 firmware update

A couple of days ago, we reported that some Nokia Lumia 800 users in Singapore were receiving a firmware update that appears to have addressed the lingering battery issue that was faced by Lumia 800 owners, causing the phone to deplete extremely quickly or not allowing the device to enjoy a full charge. Well it is official, the update has been acknowledged by Nokia themselves and according to their post, […]


Singaporean Lumia 800 owners receive battery fix firmware update

When the Nokia Lumia 800 was first launched, many praised its unique design and the fluidity of the Windows Phone software, but unfortunately one glaring issue was present that could not be ignored, which was that the device faced a battery issue that ranged from the device depleting extremely fast, to the device not being able to charged fully. Now for Lumia 800 owners still suffering from battery problems, it […]


Nokia Lumia 800 firmware seemingly does wonders

The Nokia Lumia 800 is no longer the premier Windows Phone handset from the Finnish manufacturer, but that does not mean it has been relegated to the dumps. No sir, Nokia still has plenty of plans for the Lumia 800 down the road, and one of them will include the Nokia Lumia 800 PR1.2 firmware update that is said to be in the pipeline, being prepared for a general release […]


Nokia Lumia 800 withstands MACH 5 speeds

If you’ve ever wondered how durable your Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone device is, the folks over at noknok.tv have got the answer for you. They wanted to find out if the Nokia Lumia 800 was capable of surviving a fall from a jet going at MACH 5 speeds. Since they didn’t have a jet around for the job, they decided to put the phone through a miniature wind tunnel […]