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Microsoft Hyperlapse

Microsoft Research's Hyperlapse for Windows Phone surfaces in an internal beta [update]

Back in Summer 2014 Microsoft Research pulled the wraps off its Hyperlapse project, a video algorithm to smooth out shaky video footage and generate first-person timelapses. It's been all quiet since then, but now an internal beta has surfaced for an app to bring Hyperlapse to Windows Phone...
InstaBlender

InstaBlender, a creative Windows Phone photo editor, is this week's myAppFree Deal

InstaBlender is marketed as a simplistic and creative Windows Phone app for combining images with different blend modes. The photography app has fifteen blend filters, a photo editor powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK and support for sharing your images on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other...
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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...
Foxit MobilePDF Reader

Foxit MobilePDF Reader comes to Windows and Windows Phone as a universal app

Over 275 million people use Foxit Reader (foxitsoftware.com) as their PDF reader on their computers. If you're a Windows Phone user, you can now install the company's MobilePDF Reader on your phone. It has been released as a Universal Windows app, so you can also install it on your Windows tablet...
Cozy Nest client for Windows Phone

Cozy is a brand-new Nest-sanctioned app for Windows Phone 8.1

If you are like us, joining the millions with a 'connected' home, then Nest is likely on your list of devices. Nest is a smart thermostat that not only learns your heating and cooling patterns to predict changes, but lets you remotely check in and alter your home's temperature from a PC or phone...
InstaBlender

InstaBlender, a creative Windows Phone photo editor, is this week's myAppFree Deal

InstaBlender is marketed as a simplistic and creative Windows Phone app for combining images with different blend modes. The photography app has fifteen blend filters, a photo editor powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK and support for sharing your images on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other...
The Windows Central app for Windows 8.1 updated with formatting fixes

The Windows Central app for Windows 8.1 updated with formatting fixes

If you like using our Windows Central app for Windows 8.1, you will want to head to the Store to grab the latest update. Version 1.3.1 is now out, and it finally addresses the formatting issues with articles. Specifically, if you noticed odd text and code in the middle of the story, that should...
Project Spartan notes

Hands on with Microsoft's next gen 'Project Spartan' web browser

A new web browser called Project Spartan has been introduced in Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10049. It's still not finished, but Windows Insider members can start playing with it to leave some feedback. Microsoft reminds us that this preview is not a polished, ready-for-everyone release....
StaffPad is a groundbreaking music writing tool for Windows 8.1 pen and touch devices

StaffPad is a groundbreaking music writing tool for Windows 8.1 pen and touch devices

Microsoft has often showcased the versatility of the Surface through creative industries, perhaps most famously with Adobe Creative Cloud. A few days ago, StaffPad introduced their revolutionary music notation app, available exclusively from the Windows Store. Utilizing the Surface Pro pen...
MX Player

MX Player receives minor update, likely squashing some bugs

MX Player for Windows Phone has received an update but there is no word about what the update brings. With no changelog it is hard to know exactly what is fixed, but we can assume some bugs have been squashed, and performance has been enhanced. Be sure to grab the update, and let us know if you...
Viber

Viber picks up a small update introducing photo swipe and easy language selection

Viber has picked up an update today for Windows Phone. The app has been bumped to version 4.5, and is accompanied by a changelog. Improvements added in this release make it easier to view all photos in a conversation by simply swiping through, while languages can be selected in the settings...
Band Pro

Band Pro - a Windows Phone app for customizing for your Microsoft Band

We have seen an explosion of Microsoft Band Apps landing in the Windows Phone Store and Band Pro is one of the latest to join the genre of apps. The app will let you customize the Band's wallpaper and insert an image icon into the mix. Band Pro comes pre-loaded with a handful of wallpapers and...

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