Appdates: 6tag with ability to hide Instagram ads. UC browser allows background downloads even post exit.

[embedit snippet="fluids"] Two quick Windows Phone Appdates (app-updates related bytes)!! Awesome Instagram client "6tag" has been updated with ability to hide "Instagram ads". This is great example of dedication of its developer, keeping in mind Instagram has just started serving the ads and even the official Instagram application may not have feature

Facebook Beta now available for WP7.5 devices at store. Halo: Spartan Assault free trial version now available.

[embedit snippet="adversal-3"] Good news for Lumia WP7.5 device owners. Facebook Beta with all features available for the WP8 devices, has been updated to be compatible with WP7.5 devices. It is now available at WP store and can be installed from the below link. Download link Free version of Halo: Spartan Assault has come

8.6 million Lumias and 10.3 million WP devices may have been sold in Q2. Lumia 520 sales may have touched 2.8 million.

[embedit snippet="adversal-3"] March: June: So, it is prediction time again!! Adduplex data for full quarter is out and let us try to find out what it hints about WP shipments in Q2. So, first the necessary basic assumptions/data. 30% skew in Adduplex data towards WP8 devices, which may have grown to 40% with more and

Adduplex data: Highlights and trends!! Lumia 520 is the top dog. Lumia 620, 521, 928 rising too. Nokia’s domination grows.

[embedit snippet="adversal-3"] Highlights and trends identified from the Adduplex’s stats for WP devices captured on 10th July. Lumia 520′s exponential rise continues worldwide. Lat month it was 5th most sold WP device and now it is the no. 1 device overtaking Lumia 920. It has grown from 20.8% to 31.3% in India

6.5 million (7.4 million) WP devices may have been sold in April and May.

March: April: May: Now coming to most controversial part of our report  based on Adduplex data. Yes, predicting the sales of WP devices. So, first the necessary basic data. 30% skew in Adduplex data towards WP8 devices. Now, assuming 3.5 million sold WP devices are not in active use now, total no. of active WP devices till

Foursquare and heavily updated YouTube apps for WP8 devices hit Windows Phone store!!

Expected and awaited "Foursquare" and slightly unexpected but heavily updated "YouTube" apps for Windows Phone 8 devices have hit the store. Joe Belfiore from Microsoft twitted about both apps in quick succession and by looks of it, both the application are well designed to take advantage of WP8 features. Foursquare features: Get instant

Nokia may have already shipped more than 3 million Lumias in April. Adduplex data reveals one more high-end device!!

Adduplex's latest data for the Month of April is out and we can see following devices posting % points increase in market share over Q4 (March), Lumia 520- 4.4 Lumia 720- 1.7 Lumia 620- 1.1 Lumia 822-1 Lumia 505- 3 Which is about 11.2 % increase over March data (Shown below) for these devices. Including the skew

Nokia Chat for Lumia devices relased at Nokia BetaLabs.

Nokia has released "Nokia Chat" instant messaging application for all Lumia devices at Nokia BetaLabs. The Nokia Chat is already available for all S40, Asha and Symbian devices and thus enable one to be in touch with millions of other users like us (our chat id: [email protected]) through this application. Read

“Instagram” is registered as a developer at Windows Phone store!!

WMPU reports that Instagram may have already registered as a developer on the Windows Phone Developer site. They were tipped by their reader Arbnor who has been checking regularly on the Windows Phone dev site for the Instagram name. He has recently noticed that the name has already been taken by some developer. Also