All Articles by Mark Guim

Preproduction Nokia Lumia 1520 for AT&T hits eBay

A preproduction unit of the Nokia Lumia 1520 for AT&T is currently listed on eBay for $575. While preorders already started, the Lumia 1520 will not officially be available to the public until November 22nd. The seller, surfacedude, has 271 feedbacks and 100% ratings. He writes in the listing description:

This is a preproduction device. Final design hardware and software. It is just a network test device. 

The preproduction Nokia Lumia 1520 being sold on eBay is black with 16GB of internal storage. Starting November 22nd, you can head over to an AT&T or Microsoft store to get it in matte black, matte yellow, matte white or glossy red. Who’s going to press the ‘Buy It Now’ button and possibly get the device earlier than everyone else?

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Pin shortcuts to your favorite settings with System Tiles for Windows Phone 8

If you want shortcuts to important settings like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, airplane mode, rotation lock (GDR3 only), flashlight, and more on your home screen, you owe it to yourself to check out System Tiles for Windows Phone 8. This handy tool also just received an update to version 2.0. You can now change the background color for the quick tiles.

Head past the break to see what’s new in version 2.0 and watch our walkthrough video.

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Chase Mobile banking app updated to 1.47; feels snappier

The Chase Mobile app was updated today with system enhancements to improve app performance. No new features are added, but we can confirm that the app feels snappier. Chase customers can use the app to view balances, transactions, pay bills, transfer money, find branches and ATMs nearby, and deposit checks right from your phone.

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Tagram updated to version 2.0 with new themes and hashtags for Instagram

Tagram is an app that helps you with hashtag ideas for your photos or videos on Instagram. Today, it received a 2.0 update. We recently mentioned this app in our 5 tips to use Instagram like a pro and we highly recommend it if you want you to get more views and likes for your content.

Head past the break to see what’s new in version 2.0 and watch our walkthrough video.

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Edit your photos in style with the clever Pic2share for Windows Phone

Pic2share is a very simple photo-editing app that you might want to check out. It’s great for those who might be intimidated by more advanced editing apps like Fhotoroom.

It’s developed by college student, Thomas Tsopanakis, and powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK. We've covered a few of Tsopanakis's apps before, including Countdown, Galleries and InstaBlender. Are we fans of his work? You betcha.

Head past the break to see our walkthrough video of this outstanding app.

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5 Windows Phone tips to use Instagram like a pro

While we wait for the official Instagram app to come to Windows Phone, we're happy using third-party apps like 6tag or Instance. If you're new to the social network, we've gathered 5 tips for you to use Instagram like a pro. 

Head past the break to see our video tutorial and get links to all the must-have apps for Instagram on your Windows Phone.

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