4 min ago
Darklings - a new dark adventure arrives in the Windows Phone Store
Darklings is a new Windows Phone game that was first released over on iOS last Fall. The game has had a fair amount of success over on iOS and after receiving support from the AppCampus, the developers have successfully ported the action game to Windows Phone. As an added bonus, the Windows Phone version includes exclusive content.
Available for low memory Windows Phones, Darklings is a game where the stars have been stolen from the sky by mysterious creatures known as Darklings. You play the role of Lum, a ghostly being, who has to defeat the Darklings and rescue the stars. Graphics are outstanding and play challenging.
The game has received high praise and in playing Darklings over the past few days, we can see why.
2 hours ago
Follow Windows Central for all the best from MWC 2015
Greetings from Barcelona! The Mobile Nations team is on the ground ahead of the Mobile World Congress activity starting tomorrow, March 1, and Mark Guim and myself will be representing Windows Central. But, it's not just on the homepages where you'll find the best that MWC has to offer.
For the full experience, be sure to follow the whole team on the socials, where you'll more than likely see a couple of things throughout the week that we'd class as "behind the scenes." You won't see absolutely everything on the front page. We've got all the links you'll need below.
3 hours ago
All the Microsoft Band help, tips and tricks you'll ever need
If you're looking for some help with your Microsoft Band then this is where you want to be. Here is where you'll find absolutely all of the Microsoft Band help, how-tos, tips and tricks. We all need some pointers from time to time, and that's where this one handy page will come in.
These tips are for everyone. They're for the beginners, they're for the seasoned tech addicts and they're for the folks in-between who just want a little tune up on their knowledge. It's absolutely OK not to know everything there is to know, we've all been there. Learning is never bad. So let's all do it together.
7 hours ago
What Richard's taking to Mobile World Congress
It's that time again. The time to say goodbye to families, pack a couple of bags and hit the dusty trail for another major show. This time out it's Mobile World Congress, the annual gathering of the world's biggest and best that the mobile industry has to offer. For me, MWC is what I'd class as a home event after CES, with Barcelona a mere 2 hours away by plane.
The event may be closer, but to cover it properly for Windows Central and Mobile Nations as a whole I still need to take a fair amount of gear. So here's what I'll be packing for this years MWC.
7 hours ago
There are reportedly 60,000 users of the Windows 10 phone preview
Microsoft's Windows Insider program has been pretty successful thus far, but according to a new report only a small percentage of those signed up are currently using the Windows 10 preview for phones. According to Neowin, these figures come with another significant bump in the total number of Insiders.
11 hours ago
Aeries for Windows Phone gains background notifications, tons of bugfixes in latest update
14 hours ago
MixRadio to suspend in-app music purchases in March
In an email sent out to users today, the team behind the popular Lumia-only music streaming app MixRadio said that it will be dropping support for purchasing music through the app in March.
14 hours ago
Five 2 in 1 laptops to keep on your radar
2 in 1 laptops bring together all of the utility of a full-blown computer with the portability of a tablet, and we're showing off some of our favorites.
It can be tricky figuring out what kind of computer you need, but the latest generation of hybrid computers offer a ton of flexibility. In some cases, our picks are little more than laptops with a reversible hinge, while others are more tablets with ample keyboard covers, but whatever the case, these computers can handle daily tasks like a champ, no matter your circumstances.
15 hours ago
Pneuma: Breath of Life brings contemplative puzzle action to the Xbox One
If you're eager to get some more puzzle action on your Xbox One, you might want to check out a new game called "Pneuma: Breath of Life," which just launched on the console.
15 hours ago
unBand updated with more export options for the Microsoft Band
UnBand, the desktop application that allows Microsoft Band users to access some hidden functions on the device, scored an update today. Version 0.7 brings the ability to export your daily activity summary and adds support for biking events.
16 hours ago
6tag gets improvements for cropping, geolocation, and passwords in new update
Late last night, 6tag 126.96.36.199 returned to the Windows Phone Store after a caching bug prevented the app from updating on some phones. Today, Huyn has pushed out another update bringing the version to 4.0.1 and with it, a few new improvements and fixes.
The update is live now in the store and here is the full changelog.
17 hours ago
Microsoft Health iPhone app update released for Microsoft Band owners
iPhone owners who also have a Microsoft Band can now download an update to the Microsoft Health app for iOS. The update bring a number of features to the app.
17 hours ago
Japan-based Freetel to launch Windows Phone device this summer
Japan-based OEM Freetel revealed plans to enter the Windows Phone market later this summer. The company will showcase the phone as part of its 2015 Mobile World Congress announcements next week in Barcelona, Spain.
20 hours ago
Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 slices and dices on the Xbox One March 18
Fruit Ninja creators Halfbrick have announced that Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will be released for Microsoft's Xbox One console on March 18. It's one of the few new games for the console that will require the use of the Kinect gesture capture hardware.
22 hours ago
Lenovo promises to sell 'cleaner, safer PCs'
Lenovo is promising to sell "cleaner, safer PCs" from now on, following the news earlier this month that some of its Windows-based laptops had the adware program Superfish installed. Lenovo is also offering owners of its Superfish-installed PCs some free security from McAfee.
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