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Peter has written to us complaining of an issue with with how navigation apps handle voice guidance in Windows Phone 8.1. In WP8.1 voice guidance is delivered, like a phone call, through the Bluetooth Voice Profile.  This ensures wide compatibility with older car kits, which is of course good, but introduced a problem for users with newer car kits with…

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The Bluetooth SIG has posted the updated Bluetooth stack for Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1. While Microsoft touts the main new feature as being Bluetooth Low Energy support, the updated stack also adds Bluetooth Personal Area Network (PAN) support, which will can be used for internet sharing and also for supporting smart accessories like smart watches. Compared to Windows Phone…

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This is an another little feature added in Windows Phone 8.1 Update. Till now, you can share your internet connection on your Windows Phone only through WiFi. This update brings you the option to select the mode of internet sharing. You can choose between WiFi and Bluetooth to share your internet connection. This could come handy when some low-end devices…

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Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker MD-12 has NFC included, just tap your NFC-enabled phone to this little speaker and you’re all set. Or use Bluetooth and stream your tunes wirelessly with a guaranteed 15 hours of music play on the rechargeable battery. It will be available in yellow, green, orange and white colors. Utilising a built-in vibrating actuator on its base,…

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Nokia recently announced the Treasure Tag accessory for Lumia devices. You can keep your precious things close with Nokia Treasure Tag. Attach tag to your belongings and pair it with your phone. You’ll be able to use your phone to quickly find the things you’ve tagged. Keep track of your most important belongings by pairing and customising up to four…

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What sets most apps apart from others is it’s design. Yes, we all want apps to do what they are created for, but why wouldn’t our phones also look good while doing it? There are many apps in the Store that you can use to toggle your connections. But none of them is like this one. This is what sets…

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With the support for Bluetooth LE/Smart in the upcoming Windows Phone GDR2/Amber update, Nokia is planning to release a range of Bluetooth 4.0 based accessories for its Lumia Windows Phone devices. Today, The Verge reported that Nokia is planning to release a Bluetooth 4.0/NFC accessory called “Treasure Tag” which will pair with Lumia Windows Phones via NFC and will come…

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Windows Phone still lacks support for Bluetooth 4.0 and Bluetooth Low Energy, and also protocols such as PAN and DUN, which are becoming increasingly important for gadgets such as smart watches. Even though Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 has Bluetooth 4.0 hardware capabilities, they are limited by the Windows Phone 8 support for Bluetooth 3.1. It seems Microsoft has something to…

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