Week in Review: August 12th

Windows Phone | Week in Review | August 12th

Welcome to the Week in Review, where we recap the top stories of the past week!

Find out when Amber is coming to your phone

  • Lumia users can go to Nokia’s website and find out if their update is available
  • The update is already available on some carriers like T-Mobile
  • AT&T users are still “waiting for approval”

Microsoft’s YouTube app blocked by Google once again

  • Microsoft included in-stream video ads, but Google claimed they weren’t always displaying the correct advertisement
  • Google refuses to provide MS with the correct API to display ads
  • Google wants MS to build a HTML5 YouTube app, which would be nearly impossible
  • Thus WP is still left without a true official YouTube app

Nokia Amber update adds yellow hue to pictures

  • Both stock camera and Pro Camera app are affected
  • Affects 1020, 920, and probably more Nokia devices
  • No response from Nokia yet

Halo: Spartan Assault available to everyone in USA

  • Verizon-exclusive period is over
  • Costs $6.99
  • I personally thought it lacked in lasting value, and had performance issues
  • With updates, it could be awesome!

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