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PicHit.me

PicHit.me for Windows Phone - revisiting the photography clearing house

One of the more popular features of our Windows Phones is the camera. The image quality and performance has risen to levels where many have abandoned standalone cameras and simply use their Windows Phone camera instead. PicHit.me is an online service that provides a huge stock image library that...
Surfy browser for Windows Phone gets an overhaul in design and better downloading

Surfy browser for Windows Phone gets an overhaul in design and better downloading

The Surfy web browser for Windows Phone 8 that launched a few years ago has received a major update today, bringing with it a new user interface and better downloading features. Here's what's new in the app, which has the version number of 5.14: New larger, easier to use, tabs. Improved...
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OneDrive for Windows Phone picks up a little search help from Cortana in latest update

OneDrive for Windows Phone picks up a little search help from Cortana in latest update

Microsoft announced the rollout of a new update to OneDrive for Windows Phone today that adds in support for Cortana search, allowing users to search their OneDrive files by simply speaking to the digital assistant. Here's how Microsoft describes the feature in their blog post: "Finding...
Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to put an end to phony app submissions

Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to crack down on phony app submissions

Microsoft announced today that it is preparing to take a more "robust" approach to its certification policy for Windows Store apps. Specifically, it looks like Microsoft is taking a more hardened approach towards filtering out clone apps from both the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store...
Opera Mini beta  Windows Phone

Opera Mini browser beta for Windows Phone gets a small update

The Opera Mini browser relaunched in the Windows Phone Store in February in beta form and has since been updated several times. Today, the app received yet another update to version 8.0.3.40. As usual, Opera Software didn't provide an official change log for this new version, but one of our...
Lumia Camera Beta

Lumia Camera Beta get a minor update for some Lumia Windows Phones

Microsoft launched its new Lumia Camera Beta app for a select few Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8.1 a few weeks ago. Today, the app got an update but it appears to be a small one with no change posted. The new version number for the app is 5.22. Here's a reminder of the Lumia devices...
Viber

Viber for Windows 8.1 updated with spell checker support

It's been a few months since the Viber team has updated its messaging and chat client for Windows 8.1, but today those users can download the new 4.1 version from the Windows Store. It adds support for a spell checker for text messages among its new features and improvements. Here's a look at...
PicHit.me

PicHit.me for Windows Phone - revisiting the photography clearing house

One of the more popular features of our Windows Phones is the camera. The image quality and performance has risen to levels where many have abandoned standalone cameras and simply use their Windows Phone camera instead. PicHit.me is an online service that provides a huge stock image library that...
Xbox Music

Xbox Music picks up bug fixes and minor improvements in latest update

Xbox Music for Windows Phone picked up an update today that brings minor fixes and improvements to the client. Microsoft has steadily added new features to the service this year, such as the ability to sync local music files to OneDrive, allowing users to listen to their tunes through the Xbox...
Chillr

Chillr allows HDFC Bank customers in India to instantly transfer money to your contacts

In March this year, India's leading private sector bank, HDFC Bank partnered with a Kochi-based technology company MobMe Wireless Solutions Ltd. to launch Chillr. It's a mobile app that allows users to instantly transfer money to any contact in their phonebook 24 hours a day, seven days a week....
6tag update brings fix for issues with video uploads and filters on collages

6tag update brings fix for video upload and collage filter issues

Following up on its big update to 5.0 last week, 6tag has received a much more minor update today. Bumping up to 5.0.1, the update brings a fix for users experiencing issues uploading videos and filters on collages. While it's rather minor, this should come as good news for those of you...
Fantasia Painter for Windows Phone

Fantasia Painter for Windows Phone finally updated after over two years

Fantasia Painter is a photo editing app for Windows Phone that we reviewed way back in May 2012. Even though the app has not been updated since January 2013, it still has a loyal following. Today, the paid and free versions of the app both received updates after over two years. In fact, the...

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