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Gestures Beta allows you to interact with your Windows Phone in an entirely new way

Gestures Beta allows you to interact with your Windows Phone in an entirely new way

Sure, you can use Glance to view incoming notifications without unlocking your phone, but what about using your device without actually interacting with the touchscreen? That's where Gestures Beta comes in. With the latest utility from Microsoft, you can automatically answer a call by picking up...
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Glance Screen update lets you set your lockscreen photo as background

Glance Screen just received an update that allows you to set your lockscreen photo as the background. The Lumia-exclusive feature displays time, missed calls, texts and emails, Facebook and Twitter notifications among others when the screen is off, negating the need for you to unlock the device...
Plex

Plex gains cinema trailer support for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

Plex for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 has been updated. The updates to Plex on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 brings device support for extras and cinemas trailers. Plex for Windows Phone version 1.7.2.0 / Plex for Windows 8.1 version 1.7.2.0 New: Support for extras and cinema trailers (UI)...
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Foscam Pro lets you keep an eye on your property from your Windows Phone

Foscam Pro lets you keep an eye on your property from your Windows Phone

If you've taken the dive and picked up a Foscam IP camera or two, you've probably been looking for a convenient way to monitor those feeds from your phone. Well, you're in for a treat, as Foscam recently released an official app for Windows Phone. With Foscam Pro, you can quickly pop in to check...
Zubie wants to make your driving safer and easier

Zubie wants to make your driving safer and easier

Do you often find yourself wondering if a loved one made it to their destination safely? Well, a new Windows Phone app called Zubie is setting out to address those concerns and make your trips a little safer and easier in the process. The app allows you to easily set alerts for when family...
Fitbit for Windows Phone

Fitbit app for Windows Phone gets new features, updated graphs and more Cortana

Yesterday, we took a look at Fitbit and their new Charge wearable activity tracker. Today, version 1.5 of the Windows Phone app, which I demoed in that video, is live in the Store for everyone. Today's update is more than just 'bug fixes' and delivers quite a few new features and improvements....
12 Days of Hidden Gems -SmartThings

Unwrap the 4th #HiddenGemsApp for a chance to win a SmartThings starter kit #sponsored #sweeps

We are continuing on with our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series this week, focusing on the emerging world of IoT (the Internet of Things). We spent the first few days looking at fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, but today we're shifting gears and delving into the...
Plex

Plex gains cinema trailer support for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

Plex for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 has been updated. The updates to Plex on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 brings device support for extras and cinemas trailers. Plex for Windows Phone version 1.7.2.0 / Plex for Windows 8.1 version 1.7.2.0 New: Support for extras and cinema trailers (UI)...
Garmin VIRB

The Garmin VIRB Elite action camera gets an official Windows Phone app

Garmin, maker of the VIRB action camera, has announced today an official Windows Phone app for interacting with and controlling the camera. Available to download now via the Windows Phone Store, the Elite remote app offers a pretty decent looking feature set. VIRB Elite remote control app,...
MixRadio

LINE buys MixRadio from Microsoft, vows to continue streaming music service

In a surprise announcement, LINE messenger has picked up MixRadio from Microsoft. LINE is one of the biggest messaging services around, although it is mostly prevalent in non-Western countries at the moment. Microsoft announced the news on the Lumia Conversations blog. The deal is expected to be...
Extras + Info new RAM

Windows Phone RAM capacity now shows up in update for Lumia Extras + Info

Microsoft has released an update to its Extras + Info app for Lumia Windows Phone devices, and while the change notes claim there are just "general fixes and improvements", it appears that this update adds one interesting feature. It now allows Lumia Windows Phone owners to see how much RAM they...
HERE

Microsoft allegedly taking over development of HERE Maps on Windows Phone from Nokia [Updated]

Update: The HERE team has posted an official update on this stating: "we have noticed some discussions in the blogosphere about HERE on Windows Phone. We want to clarify that we are committed to providing great products and consumer experiences for Windows based phones. We will continue to...
NOAA Hi-Def Radar

Powerful weather app NOAA Hi-Def Radar now available on Windows 8.1

NOAA Hi-Def Radar weather app is now available for Windows 8.1. The official radar app from WeatherSphere was released on Windows Phone just last week. Today's release for Windows 8.1 brings the powerful and beautiful app to a bigger screen. NOAA Hi-Def Radar pulls data from NOAA. As you may...

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