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Urbanspoon

Urbanspoon yanked their Windows Phone app too but will return under Zomato

Back in December, Urbanspoon removed their app from the Windows Phone app store. Part of a growing and disturbing trend, it had appeared that the famous restaurant finder app had seen its last days on Windows Phone. Urbanspoon was a rather nicely designed app, but the last update from the company...
Chase Mobile

Chase Mobile app removed from Windows Phone Store, app will shut down March 22

As we first reported would happen last week, Chase bank has removed its mobile banking app from the Windows Phone Store. People who still have the app installed on their phone will find it will no longer work after March 22. Chase made the decision to end support for their Windows Phone app...
Unity and Windows Store

Unity and Microsoft team up for Windows Game Developer Contest

Microsoft is teaming up with game engine developer Unity to sponsor a Windows Game Developer Contest. The competition will award cash prizes to the best games made with the Unity Engine for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store platforms. Microsoft says: "A Microsoft panel will judge...
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Tweetium

Tweetium dev releases multiple updates overnight, implements a bunch of improvements

Tweetium is a popular, highly-rated Twitter app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1, and the phone version of the app has today been bumped to version 3.2.3. Version 3.2 hit the store overnight, but due to bugs being spotted in the recent release, the developer rolled out a further three updates...
VLC

VLC beta for Windows Phone picks up a small update with some UI improvements

The app was last updated just a few days ago, but that hasn't halted the VLC developers from releasing yet another update. Today, version 1.0.11 hit the store, bringing with it some notable improvements. Following on from added 720p support, the team has implemented numerous UI alterations and...
AVG Antivirus 2015

AVG AntiVirus 2015 review

AVG has been on the PC antivirus scene for a long time, and has traditionally been the go-to free antivirus program for ages. Competitors now offer excellent alternatives, but AVG has kept up with the times. We tested AVG AntiVirus 2015 on a Windows 8.1 PC. This entry level security suite covers...
Facebook for Windows Phone

Facebook for Windows Phone updated with Top Stories in News Feed and more

The non-beta version of the official Windows Phone Facebook app received an update today, adding a number of features that have been included in the beta version, including the Top Stories option for News Feed and more. The change log for the new 8.3.5.0 version of the app is as follows: "Top...
Unity and Windows Store

Unity and Microsoft team up for Windows Game Developer Contest

Microsoft is teaming up with game engine developer Unity to sponsor a Windows Game Developer Contest. The competition will award cash prizes to the best games made with the Unity Engine for the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store platforms. Microsoft says: "A Microsoft panel will judge...
Xbox SmartGlass beta updated with TV streaming for Australia, shifts to Studios division

Xbox SmartGlass beta updated with TV streaming for Australia, shifts to Studios division

Microsoft has pushed out an update today for their SmartGlass beta app on Windows Phone. The update coincides with the recent rollout of OneGuide and Digital TV Tuner for Australia. Additionally, the name of the publisher has shifted from Microsoft Corporation to Microsoft Studios. The...
Tetra Lockscreen with Weather

Microsoft's Tetra Lockscreen for Windows Phone adds weather info with latest update

Tetra Lockscreen, the Windows Phone app that Microsoft launched a few months ago as part of its Microsoft Garage project, just got its first major update. It now displays local weather information along with some other additions and fixes. Unfortunately, the app is still only for those in the US...
Urbanspoon

Urbanspoon yanked their Windows Phone app too but will return under Zomato

Back in December, Urbanspoon removed their app from the Windows Phone app store. Part of a growing and disturbing trend, it had appeared that the famous restaurant finder app had seen its last days on Windows Phone. Urbanspoon was a rather nicely designed app, but the last update from the company...
Xbox Music for Windows Phone picks up substantial bug fixing update for January

Xbox Music for Windows Phone picks up substantial bug fixing update for January

Microsoft today pushed out an update for Xbox Music on Windows Phone 8.1. The update is the first for 2015 and the first since the update last December. Although no new features were introduced, the 2.6.656.0 update does address numerous user complaints and issues with the app. The changelog...
NPR One lands for Windows and Windows Phone as a gorgeous universal app

NPR One lands for Windows and Windows Phone as a gorgeous universal app

National Public Radio today has released their new NPR One app for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1. The app is universal, appearing to use the same code across both platforms. It is also very minimalist, modern, and well done. NPR One is not your standard public radio app. Instead, it is a new...

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