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Looks like Nokia has started rolling out the Amber Update. I just installed it on my Verizon 928. The availability is listed here. Seems to be only a few handsets so far.

 

The glance screen seems useful as does the double tap to unlock. Remains to be seen what the effect on battery life is. I'm just installing the new photo/video apps now so can't comment on them.

 

The update seems problem free so far.

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I have had it on my 1020 since I got it and I think there are some bug fixes that may have been fixed too.  I do have a weird issue though that others can try and tell me if they have.  If I stream a podcast from the native app and then take a call on Bluetooth the podcast continues to play.  Now this was only experienced in a Honda Odyssey 2013 model.  Let me know if anyone else has this issue.

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Sadly this update is nowhere in site for the developers who got Lumia 920's at the //Build/ conference in 2013.

 

You would think Nokia and Microsoft would want to make sure us Developers are seeded first with these updates..

 

A real Shame!

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