UK mobile network virtual operator Tesco Mobile has released an official app for Windows Phone, which enables consumers to take full advantage of account management features when not in front of a PC. From checking available balances to getting answers to frequently answered questions, the app is a free portal for Tesco Mobile subscribers.
Microsoft may be close to launching a public preview version of the next installment of their Office software suite, according to a new report that also says the final version, along with a touch-first Modern UI version of Office, is still on track for a spring 2015 release for Windows.
While FIFA 15 Ultimate Team is available for Windows Phone, it's currently not available for 512MB devices. That's not the case for the just released Dream League Soccer, a free-to-play game from developer First Touch Games that lets players build their perfect pro soccer team.
In 2014, our social lives can be wildly complicated, especially with all the different choices users have from phones to clothes to politics. What better way to measure people's interests than with a poll?
Straw (pollwithstraw.com) is a new service that lets you create and share polls with text or pictures right to your Facebook, via SMS, Twitter, and more. The service is super simple with just you creating the choices, adding any optional photos, and checking off which social networks to publish.
Weather Flow is one of the oldest and most popular Weather apps on Windows Phone. The last update we covered was in May when the app gained support for transparent Live tiles with Windows Phone 8.1. Today the app is receiving a major update and one you're not going to want to miss.
Disney is planning to release a mobile game on November 3rd based on its upcoming animated film, Big Hero 6. Titled Big Hero 6: Bot Fight, the game looks to be a "match 3" style puzzle game that allows players to do battle with enemies by matching similarly colored blocks together.
Flipboard has a new update for Windows Phone. And before you ask, there's still no support for 512 MB devices just yet and no flip. With that out of the way, look forward to the ability to now pin favorite items to your Windows Phone Start screen.
The popular messaging app WhatsApp has been quiet lately for updates on Windows Phone. In fact, it has not been updated since the end of June, which is a very long time in technology. The good news is the private beta was receiving updates at a steady clip, including one yesterday.
The latest version of WhatsApp beta is 2.11.574.0 and with it are a few new features that have been added over the last few months. Here is your first look.
Microsoft this morning pushed out an update for the Extras + Info system app found on Nokia Lumia smartphones. The Extras + Info area is where users can find out what firmware version they are currently on, like Lumia Black, Lumia Cyan, or Lumia Denim.
Today's update arrives without a changelog; however it is safe to surmise that it is laying the groundwork for the forthcoming Lumia Denim update for those still on Cyan. In fact, many people have tipped us after updating to tell they now have the Lumia Denim update.
This claim of having Lumia Denim though is false.
Truecaller, which allows smartphone owners to see who is calling them, has been available for Windows Phone owners for some time. Today, a new update for the app has been released specifically for Windows Phone 8.1 users that adds real-time Caller ID features.
Microsoft has released an update for Lumia Storyteller, the recently rebranded Windows Phone app that automatically groups photos and videos together on Lumia smartphones. The 22.214.171.124 update has a few small but interesting new features.
The Windows Phone Store is has plenty lockscreen apps that allows you to add a certain level of customization to your Windows Phone lockscreen. LockAgenda hopes to attract your attention by displaying more of your daily schedule of appointments on your lockscreen.
The app has several display options for your appointments and a decent selection of lockscreen wallpaper images to choose from as well. You can even use your own image as your lockscreen wallpaper. I can see some appeal with LockAgenda and if you need to see more of your calendar from your lockscreen it may be an option worth trying.
In March, the team behind MetroTwit, the popular third-party Twitter app for Windows 8 and Windows desktop users, removed it from circulation so no new downloads and installations could take place. However, the team has now released a quick update to the app to fix an annoying bug for the folks that still have the app installed on their device.
What's the best podcast app on Windows Phone? That's the question we're asking you today. Daniel Rubino recently sat down for episode six of The Tech Informist podcast and popular podcast app Podcast Critter recently received a nice update. That made us start thinking about podcasts on Windows Phone. Which app is your go-to for podcasts?
We first told you about Album Releases for Windows Phone 8 back in May It is an app that uses your Xbox Music Library to keep you updated on the latest releases from all of your favorite bands. Now, Album Releases has gone universal, making it available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft continues to expand the media app library for the Xbox One and today owners of the game console will become the first to download an official Vine app that's not been designed for a smartphone.
Microsoft has been expanding the use of its Bing search database to provide predictions for things like World Cup matches, NFL games and even reality shows. Now Bing has launched a new service that will not only give US residents tons of information about the upcoming mid-term election on November 4 but will try to predict the results of those races as well.