PhotoMath, the app that solves math equations when you point your camera at them, has picked up an update to version 220.127.116.11 that brings improved recognition, ability to use macro mode and clarification regarding handwritten text.
Windows Phone users may be getting another blow to their app selection as third-party Secret client 6cret made by Rudy Huyn may be removed from the Store very soon.
Tonight in a brief Tweet, Huyn said "tonight is the night of #6cret death, you can thank Jared for that (@thedrivein). WP users have no more secrets". Huyn was referring to Jared McGuire who works at Secret and who evidently filed the complaint.
WhatsApp received quite the update earlier today, but users quickly complained that the release was buggy and hampered the messaging experience. The team have quickly turned things around by releasing a subsequent patch to hopefully address issues raised in version 2.11.586.
Nokia now has some new map updates available for its HERE app for Windows Phone with the company saying, "There are additions and fixes in every continent, too many to practically list, so just download with the assurance that your map is fuller and more accurate than ever."
It was only yesterday when we last covered Tetra Lockscreen for Windows Phone and already we're back with yet another release. Version 18.104.22.168 has been pushed through the store, likely bringing minor improvements and fixes to the table.
WhatsApp for Windows Phone has just been updated, introducing some new features and improvements. As previously covered, this release contains features brought across by the WhatsApp team from the beta program. It's also quite the special moment for the messenger platform since the Windows Phone app hasn't been updated since June.
We're still digesting all the information that has just been shared about the Microsoft Band, but there's one feature that seems really cool. You can pay for stuff at Starbucks using the Microsoft Band. We don't have the Band yet, but this is going to be one of the first things we're going to try out. Want to know how to load your Starbucks Card on your Microsoft Band? Read on for the 5 simple steps.
We just saw the official Microsoft Band sync app for Mac, which gave us our first look at Microsoft's fitness tracker. Now we're seeing a new Microsoft Health app on Windows Phone, Android and iOS. These apps allow you to personalize your Microsoft Band and offer fitness tracking thanks to the wearable.
The official Bing Rewards app for Windows Phone has picked up an update. Bing Rewards provides credits to you every time you do a search through Bing. You can redeem those credits towards cool prizes like Microsoft gift cards, Amazon gift cards, Starbucks gift cards and other prizes. The official app on Windows Phone launched in June and was met with some initial criticism. The Bing Rewards app was just a web wrapper at the time, but today's update changes that.
FOX Sports GO is now available for Windows Phone. The FOX Sports GO app for Windows Phone went under our radar when it quietly appeared in the Windows Phone Store last week. It's been available on Windows 8.1 since earlier this year, although that version suffers from horrible user reviews. Let's see how the Windows Phone version stacks up.
Way back in April, WhatsApp announced they were planning to add voice calling services to their popular messaging app in the second quarter of 2014. That time period came and went with no such addition. Now WhatsApp's CEO says they are targeting a first quarter 2015 date to add voice features.
8 Zip is a feature rich file archiver that is available for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices. The app allows you create, open and manage a wide range of archive formats.
The app also supports transparent Live Tiles and theme customizations to give 8 Zip a personal touch. 8 Zip is also this week's myAppFree deal, which can save you a good bit on this Windows Phone and Windows 8 app.
British Airways has finally released an update to address the ageing official app for Windows Phone. The client – while functional – presented available data, whether it be boarding passes or flight information, in a standard interface with little functionality to really take advantage of the OS. This has changed with version 2.4.
While Timehop (timehop.com) is a popular app for Android and iOS to have a quick glance at your social posts an year or so ago, it's not available for Windows Phone yet. The app allows you to check out your old photos, check-ins, and photos for that whiff of nostalgia. Developed by a hobbyist Indian developer, Time Travel ! (yes, the exclamation is awkwardly placed) is a similar app for Windows Phone. The app lets you have a glance on what you did on social networks on this exact day, years ago.