Nokia Xpress cloud based browser for Lumia handsets released

Everybody knows by now that all of the current Windows Phone 7.X handsets on the market won’t be upgradeable to Windows Phone 8 and thus won’t have access to many of the new features packed in the OS. One of them is the Cloud/server based page compression that will be available as an option in IE10 to help users reduce their monthly data usage by compressing web content on Microsoft’s servers and pushing-it down to the handsets similar to what Opera introduced with Opera Mini many years ago and whet Microsoft developed for Windows Mobile 5.X as an R&D project named Deepfish back in 2007.

Today Nokia is releasing the beta version of a similar concept via an new application named Nokia Xpress for all Nokia Lumia handsets. Instead of enumerating of all the features I’ll leave with the promotional video embedded after the break and a shortlist of notable functionalities.

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First Nokia Lumia 920 promotional video takes a dig at iPhone 5 buyers

Looks like the first promotional video for the Nokia Lumia 920 has official been released through Nokia’s YouTube channel today in hopes to generate some much needed buzz prior to the device’s launch earlier next months. This short video’s principal goal is to get people talking given that it directly takes a jab at all the new and future iPhone 5 owners and barely shows/talks about the Lumia 920 at all. The main them here is: more colors = better choice and differentiation for the end users. Not sure that this would be effective though.. Anyway just hit the break to watch it in its HD glory.

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