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IRCTC

IRCTC Windows Phone app updated with a few new features

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) app for Windows Phone has been updated today, with a few minor but interesting features added for users of India's railroad system. The update allows users to login to the app using their IRCTC password or TPIN, which can be generated...
Xbox One SmartGlass and WhatsApp Video Optimizer both pick up updates

Xbox One SmartGlass and WhatsApp Video Optimizer both pick up updates

For those of you who use the Xbox One SmartGlass app for Windows Phone,  or who like sending music and videos through WhatsApp, you will want to peep updates for both of those apps going live today. Xbox One SmartGlass 1.0.7.4 Bug Fixes Not much in the way of detail for that update, but if you...
VLC Windows

VLC for Windows RT is finally available for Surface RT and Surface 2 users

Two days after a revamped version of the VLC Windows 8.1 app went live in the Windows Store, a new update to that app finally adds support for Windows RT. That means owners of the Surface RT and Surface 2 tablets, among other Windows RT-based products, can check out the popular media player for...
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Flipboard

Flipboard update brings topics, magazine management tools and bug fixes

Flipboard for Windows Phone has been updated with a "topics" feature that allows you to discover new content based on your interests. You can find new stories based on tags you select as your interests, with over 34,000 topics available across categories such as technology, science, business,...
Tetra Lockscreen app gets unpublished from the Windows Phone Store

Tetra Lockscreen app gets unpublished from the Windows Phone Store

Tetra Lockscreen, one of many apps in the Microsoft Garage project, has evidently been removed from the Windows Phone Store. The app infamously did not work on the Lumia 1520, due to an incompatibility bug that was being worked on, but for other phones like the Lumia 830 it worked just fine....
Opera Mini

First look: What's coming to Opera Mini for Windows Phone

Here at MWC 2015, Opera is showing a preview of an update coming soon to their Windows Phone app. It's not finished yet, but we took a look at what they had so far. Watch our hands-on video to see it in action. The overall design on the upcoming Opera Mini update looks different. It feels...
Windows Store

Windows Store hits 200,000 app mark, with 385,000 apps in Windows Phone Store

Microsoft has confirmed there are now over 200,000 apps in the Windows Store, and that there are currently over 585,000 apps in the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store combined. The new numbers comes from Microsoft's "By The Numbers" website, which is updated on a regular basis with new...
Escape Fast!

Escape Fast! is our Windows Phone myAppFree Deal of the Week

Escape Fast! is a Windows Phone game that has you getting shafted by your partner in crime after a bank robbery and have to fend for yourself in escaping the reach of the long arm of the law. The multi-level platformer game is full of narrow roadways, obstacles and cop cars ready to take you down...
Xbox One SmartGlass and WhatsApp Video Optimizer both pick up updates

Xbox One SmartGlass and WhatsApp Video Optimizer both pick up updates

For those of you who use the Xbox One SmartGlass app for Windows Phone,  or who like sending music and videos through WhatsApp, you will want to peep updates for both of those apps going live today. Xbox One SmartGlass 1.0.7.4 Bug Fixes Not much in the way of detail for that update, but if you...
Telefónica

Telefónica to launch Movistar TV Go for Windows Phone with Cortana Spanish support

Telefónica will bring a version of its Movistar TV Go video on-demand service to Windows Phone 8.1 later this year. It will allow Spanish language users to access the app via Cortana. The announcement was made during this week's 2015 Mobile World Congress trade show. Telefónica said...
6tag

6tag for Windows Phone updated with improved 'Direct Posts' feature

6tag, the excellent third-party Instagram Windows Phone app from developer Rudy Huyn, was updated yet again today. The new 4.0.3 version has one solitary change: an improvement for its 'Direct Posts' feature. Huyn launched a major 4.0 update to 6tag less than a week ago and you can check out...
Telegram Messenger Beta

Telegram Messenger Beta is popular in South America, rolls out update to fix scaling issues

The crew at Telegram Messenger Beta have noted a massive increase in popularity in South America, which is why they've rolled out an update that allows the service to scale in the region. The sudden increase in users has to do with a ban imposed on WhatsApp in Brazil on February 27 over violent...
Netflix

Netflix updated for Windows Phone, likely address recent playback issues

Netflix has updated its Windows Phone app today, but the new version, unfortunately, doesn't come with a change log (the one listed is actually an older one). This would suggest this download is a minor patch for bug fixes only. The new version number for the Netflix app is 4.1.0.16 and it's...

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