Archive for the ‘Windows Phone’ Category

Lumia 4k Video Sample

Posted on: February 27th, 2015 by Gage Castillo No Comments


With the recent Denim update hitting this month to various Lumia smartphones, Flagship devices such as the 1520 and 930 (Icon) have received a nice bump from 1080p to 4k video recording. In addition, some of the other camera updates greatly improve the image algorithms for low light conditions, The Lumia camera app also has a quicker launch time, that allows a much faster response, with a 1.5 second pocket to picture capture time (for those photo moments that always seem to come at random). (more…)

Microsoft Band Keyboard and Update impressions

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by Gage Castillo No Comments


The Microsoft Band hits the headlines today as it gets a decent update with several welcomed features, the largest change being the keyboard. In this quick video impression, we will look at the messaging functionality, which allows you to reply to text messages in a quick and more detailed manner, than the pre-defined messages that it had prior to this update. I personally think this feature works really well, and opens up new paths for developers to take advantage of going down the road. (more…)

My Windows Phone Game collection (September)

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by Gage Castillo No Comments

Since my conversion over to the lovely and promising Windows Phone platform, I have really been impressed by the amount of games that have been gracing the platform. These aren’t your run of the mill, no name apps that you may see in the past, but actual apps that are big in the iOS and Play store. Interestingly enough, some of these apps actually release the same day as other platforms or within the same week. Windows Phone users have it really good in comparison to the struggling BlackBerry ecosystem I recently had experience of trying out. At the same time, it doesn’t quite compare to the overwhelming amount of apps on the Play store, when I was rocking an Android. I think that we have a good balance, and Windows Phone is showing steady growth, (more…)