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Microsoft Health app updated for Windows Phone, now available in the UK

Microsoft Health app updated for Windows Phone, now available in the UK

The Microsoft Health app for Windows Phone has received an update today that while only pegged for bug fixes has a much wider purpose behind it. Ahead of the arrival of the Microsoft Band, the app is available in the UK store for the first time. Previously anyone who picked up a Band from the...
ASCII Camera

Show us your Lumia ASCII Camera photos in the Windows Central forums!

Microsoft is having some fun with us today for April Fool's with the launch of MS-DOS Mobile, computing from the past brought into the modern age. Despite being an elaborate prank we're enjoying playing around with it and its fully working ASCII Camera. It's not going to shoot any award winning...
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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...
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PayPal Here

PayPal Here is now available for Windows Phone 8.1

After making its debut on Windows 8.1 in March, PayPal Here is now available on Windows Phone 8.1. The app works in conjunction with a credit and debit card reader that plugs into a device's 3.5mm audio jack, allowing businesses to conduct point-of-sale transactions through a phone. PayPal...
Music writing app StaffPad discounted to $50 on the Windows Store through April 3

Music writing app StaffPad discounted to $50 on the Windows Store through April 3

Attention aspiring songwriters: StaffPad, an incredibly impressive music notation app designed for Surface devices, is currently being offered at a 29% discount in the Windows Store, bringing it down to $49.99 from its previous $69.99 price tag. If you're unfamiliar with StaffPad, the app...
Microsoft Health app updated for Windows Phone, now available in the UK

Microsoft Health app updated for Windows Phone, now available in the UK

The Microsoft Health app for Windows Phone has received an update today that while only pegged for bug fixes has a much wider purpose behind it. Ahead of the arrival of the Microsoft Band, the app is available in the UK store for the first time. Previously anyone who picked up a Band from the...
Weather Flow

Weather Flow app removed from Windows Phone Store [Update]

Update: We have now received a note from Weather Flow's creator Gergely Orosz on why the app has been removed. In short, it's because of a lack of revenue due to his weather provider increasing its fees: "My weather provider - Weather Underground - hiked their prices to a level where the app...
Plex for Windows 8.1

Plex for Windows 8.1 is now free but in-app purchase needed to unlock most features

Plex has made its popular media streaming app for Windows 8.1 free to download and use, but owners should be aware that it needs an in-app purchase to unlock most of its features. Here's what you can do now with the version 2.0 of Plex for Windows 8.1: Unlimited playback of on-device video...
Fhotoroom

Latest Fhotoroom update adds new controls and presets

The popular photography app Fhotoroom has been bumped to version 14.15, introducing a number of new features, as well as addressing a few issues. We're also looking at grain and hue controls, which have been added to bolster editing functionality. Here's the changelog for the latest release,...
Here's Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile welcome pack

Here's Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile welcome pack

Well played, Microsoft. Well played. Time to party like it's 1981. If you're curious, this is what's on that floppy disk.
ASCII Camera

Show us your Lumia ASCII Camera photos in the Windows Central forums!

Microsoft is having some fun with us today for April Fool's with the launch of MS-DOS Mobile, computing from the past brought into the modern age. Despite being an elaborate prank we're enjoying playing around with it and its fully working ASCII Camera. It's not going to shoot any award winning...
MS-DOS Mobile

Microsoft launches MS-DOS Mobile for Lumia smartphones

Today, Microsoft has launched MS-DOS Mobile, a new OS designed especially for Lumia smartphones. In case you didn't know, MS-DOS was installed on millions of desktops. Well, now you can install it on your phone. "Black and white text has never looked so good," says Tom Messett from Microsoft...
New Music for Windows 10

Microsoft tells us what to expect in the new Music and Video Preview apps for Windows 10

Earlier today, we reported that the new Music and Video Preview apps for Windows 10 were ready to download. Replacing the existing apps, these new versions strongly resemble the old ones but they are re-written to be universal Windows apps for Phone, Xbox, and PC. Microsoft has now blogged about...

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