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Opera Mini beta

Opera Mini 8.0 beta update brings a more modern user interface

Popular browser Opera Mini's beta app picked up an update today that introduces a new user interface. The UI is in line with what was demoed at Mobile World Congress earlier this year. While there's no changelog for version 8.0.0.6730 on the Windows Phone Store, it is clear that most of the...
Xbox Music for Windows Phone picks up fixes and improvements for OneDrive integration

Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated with OneDrive integration tweaks

Xbox Music for Windows Phone has picked up a minor update today, bringing with it bug fixes and performance improvements. Included in today's update is a better tutorial on using OneDrive storage with the Music app, as well as a small tweak to the way offline playlists handle music from...
VLC Windows Phone

VLC updated for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, mostly with bug fixes

VideoLAN has updated both the Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 VLC media player apps this week, but these new versions are mostly for bug fixes. The app's main developer, Thomas Nigro, does say that there is a beta for "Last.FM scrobbling" in the Windows Phone version. Posting on his Twitter feed...
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Microsoft site points to new Bing Maps app, upcoming preview

Microsoft site points to new Bing Maps experience, upcoming preview

It looks like Microsoft may be gearing to release a new set of Bing Maps apps in preview. First spotted by Neowin, a new Microsoft website popped up today that details an upcoming Bing Maps Preview. There isn't much to glean from the site right now, but it does confirm that whatever Microsoft...
OneDrive for Windows Phone updated with bug fixes and performance improvements

OneDrive for Windows Phone updated with bug fixes and performance improvements

OneDrive for Windows Phone has snagged an update today with — wait for it — bug fixes and performance improvements. While a lack of fancy new features may be a tad disappointing, snagging some bug fixes is never a bad thing. It isn't clear what bugs the update clears up, but they could be...
Instagram apps

Poll: Do you need official apps so long as there are good third-party ones?

Earlier this week I wrote about how it'd been a full year since Instagram updated its official Windows Phone app and what we, the Windows Phone users could do about it if we were unhappy. Our advice was to use something like 6Tag, an excellent third-party solution but some of the comments on the...
TouchMousePointer

TouchMousePointer gives you a virtual trackpad for your Windows tablet

Small icons and menus with rollover effects are a couple of things that Windows tablet users can have difficulties with. There's a free solution that can help and it's called TouchMousePointer. It's a virtual trackpad on your screen. It's especially helpful when you're in desktop mode on Windows 8....
Todoist

Todoist has a bright future on Windows with TaskCrunch acquisition

Todoist is a hugely popular, cross-platform task managing service that hasn't traditionally had a great presence on Windows. That looks set to change with the company's acquisition of TaskCrunch, a third-party client that syncs with Todoist, and the developer behind it. Jan Kratochvil will...
Lumia Camera 5.0 for PureView devices with Denim getting a small update today

Lumia Camera 5.0 for PureView devices with Denim getting a small update today

If you own a Lumia 830, Lumia 930, Lumia Icon, or Lumia 1520 with the full Lumia Denim update, you will want to check the Store for an app refresh of the Lumia Camera 5.0 app. Version 5.0.2.49 is now available, which is a small update from 5.0.2.48 earlier this month. Since this is such a small...
Tastecard

Official tastecard app for Windows Phone provides access to top restaurant deals

The new tastecard app for Windows Phone provides consumers access to top restaurant deals on their smartphone. Deals include 50% off, 2 for 1 offers and more at over 7,000 restaurants across the UK. Brands include Pizza Express, Zizzi, La Tasca, Prezzo, Strada, and ASK Italian. Not only will...
ESPN app for Windows Phone 8.1

ESPN Hub gets a major makeover to become ESPN App on Windows Phone 8.1

Although official sports apps tend to share the same status as banking apps on Windows Phone – that is, ignored – ESPN is not one of them. This morning version 1.0 of the ESPN App, formerly known as the ESPN Hub, went live in the Store. The new ESPN App looks to have been completely re-written...
Opera Mini beta  Windows Phone

Opera Mini beta for Windows Phone gets minor update

One day after the beta version of the Opera Mini web browser for Windows Phone was updated with its new user interface, the app has been updated yet again, but with no change log to indicate any major changes. The new version of the app is 8.0.1.7, but since this release comes just one day...
VLC Windows Phone

VLC updated for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, mostly with bug fixes

VideoLAN has updated both the Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 VLC media player apps this week, but these new versions are mostly for bug fixes. The app's main developer, Thomas Nigro, does say that there is a beta for "Last.FM scrobbling" in the Windows Phone version. Posting on his Twitter feed...

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