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Alaska Airlines adds buying Preferred Plus seats into its Windows Phone app

Alaska Airlines adds buying Preferred Plus seats into its Windows Phone app

Alaska Airlines launched its official Windows Phone app over a year ago, and now the app has been updated to version 1.2, which adds a new Preferred Plus seats upgrade option. Here's how that new feature works: "Now, on select flights, we're offering you a new special seating option....
MapFactor GPS Navigation

MapFactor GPS Navigation, a mapping system for your Windows Phone with potential

MapFactor GPS Navigation hit the Windows Phone Store late last month and delivers a feature rich option to help you find your way around town or across the country. Some of the key features of MapFactor GPS Navigation include voice guidance, downloadable maps, free map updates, unlimited number...
Tweetium and Microsoft Health squash bugs in latest updates

Tweetium and Microsoft Health squash bugs in latest updates

Both Tweetium and Microsoft Health for have snagged some bug-fixing updates today. While details on the Microsoft Health update aren't available, it's probably to fix some minor issues from the last big update that added some golf-based challenges for the Microsoft Band. Tweetium, on the other...
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Windows Central Roundup: Apps with an educational flair

We use our Windows Phone for a host of reasons. We check our email, we snap photos, we surf the internet and we pass the time with games, all from our Windows Phones. We can also learn a thing or two from our Windows Phone through any of the educational apps available in the Windows Phone Store...
5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: July 2, 2015

5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: July 3, 2015

With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there. For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest. They may have been in the news recently, they may be new to the Windows...
Alaska Airlines adds buying Preferred Plus seats into its Windows Phone app

Alaska Airlines adds buying Preferred Plus seats into its Windows Phone app

Alaska Airlines launched its official Windows Phone app over a year ago, and now the app has been updated to version 1.2, which adds a new Preferred Plus seats upgrade option. Here's how that new feature works: "Now, on select flights, we're offering you a new special seating option....
Flick for Windows Phone can quickly share files between Windows, Android, and iOS devices

Flick for Windows Phone can quickly share files between Windows, Android, and iOS devices

If you wanted to share or transfer a photo from a phone to a local PC, you might have used a cloud-based service. Now there's a faster way to do it with Flick. The company has recently launched a Windows Phone app that allows for a local Wi-Fi connection to share documents, photos and videos from...
MapFactor GPS Navigation

MapFactor GPS Navigation, a mapping system for your Windows Phone with potential

MapFactor GPS Navigation hit the Windows Phone Store late last month and delivers a feature rich option to help you find your way around town or across the country. Some of the key features of MapFactor GPS Navigation include voice guidance, downloadable maps, free map updates, unlimited number...
WhatsApp beta

WhatsApp beta scores an update with new emojis, better message sharing options

WhatsApp beta picked up an update today that brings racially diverse emojis as well as the Vulcan salute to Windows Phone. Also included in version 2.12.74 is the ability to forward or delete multiple messages at once. If you notice any other changes, be sure to let us know in the comments....
Tweetium and Microsoft Health squash bugs in latest updates

Tweetium and Microsoft Health squash bugs in latest updates

Both Tweetium and Microsoft Health for have snagged some bug-fixing updates today. While details on the Microsoft Health update aren't available, it's probably to fix some minor issues from the last big update that added some golf-based challenges for the Microsoft Band. Tweetium, on the other...
6tag

6tag and The Weather Channel for Windows Phone get minor updates

Fans of the Windows Phone third-party Intstagram app 6tag will notice an update available from the Windows Phone Store. There's also a new version of The Weather Channel app ready to download. However, both apps appear to be the recipients of minor updates. Neither app has a published change...
HERE

Nokia rolls out updates for its HERE suite of Windows Phone apps

Nokia has rolled out a batch of updates for the HERE suite of Windows Phone apps. The company has bumped HERE Maps, HERE Transit, HERE Drive+, and HERE City Lens. The navigation solutions from Nokia ar So, what's new in these releases? We're not too sure, unfortunately. Each app listing states...
Microsoft Band Golf

Microsoft Health app updated with golf-based challenges for Microsoft Band owners

Windows Phone and Microsoft Band users who are also fond of walking around a golf course and hitting balls down the fairway now have some new things to try out. The Microsoft Health app for Windows Phone has been updated with ways for golfers to keep track of their activities if they own the...

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