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I personally love the new lock screen app coded by Rudy Huyn but for others the app has been too slow to make it worthwhile. To add insult to injury , for some users the lagging remains even after uninstalling, with people being faced with many seconds of a Resuming… screen after unlocking their phone. The solution is fortunately simple. …

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I have become increasingly frustrated by the hit and miss pinch and zoom on my Nokia Lumia 930, and by the look of my poll a few hours I am not alone, with 35% of owners complaining of the same issue. Now reader Máté however delivered a really simple solution to the dogged issue – simple switch off Screen Magnifier in…

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The Nokia Lumia 930 is currently hitting stores around the world, and its therefore no surprise when new issues are popping up. The first to pop up appears to be a pretty distinctive purple tint to a screen which should in fact be black, well demonstrated in the picture above. Fortunately it does not appear to be a factory defect,…

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By now millions of Windows Phone 8.1 owners would have had their calendar app automatically update to a new, faster and buggier version which crashes whenever you want to add an appointment. Until Microsoft pushes out a fix (which cant be long) here is a simple work-around which does not involve downloading a new calendar app. To enter an appointment,…

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Now that Facebook Messenger is here, which offers such niceties as stickers, many of our readers will prefer to use it over the built-in Facebook Chat feature and the Facebook Messaging feature built into the Facebook app. Those who choose to do so however are likely to be annoyed by having 3 notifications, one for each service, popping up for…

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DivvyUp, one of the best bill splitting apps you’ll find in any app store and exclusive only to Windows Phone, is now on sale for this weekend only! Love going out to dinner with friends but hate having to split the bill afterwards? DivvyUp makes check splitting fun and easy! Simply snap a picture of the receipt, choose who ordered…

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Internet Explorer for Windows Phone is a competent browser, but lacks many advanced features, including the ability to translate pages from one language to another. Fortunately this is one feature than can be added via a bookmarklet, which is a bit of JavaScript saved as a favourite. To add a Translate function, load this page on your phone, copy and…

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LE55ONS have posted a video tutorial showing how to replace the captive battery on the Nokia Lumia 1020. Likely not relevant now, except possibly for soft resetting a device unresponsive to the 3 button press, in another 18 months when your battery starts flagging and your warranty is expired it may be exactly what you need to revive your aging…

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