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HERE Drive+

HERE updates all their apps on Windows Phone

The HERE suite for Windows Phone has been updated. Head to the Windows Phone Store and you'll see new updates for HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE City Lens and HERE Transit. The biggest addition to these apps is the ability to create a new account for HERE. Correction: The HERE account support...
Glance Screen

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...
Shazam

Shazam for Windows Phone gets a big update with a new design and more

Today, Shazam joined the many Windows Phone apps that have been receiving big updates with a new 4.0 version that includes a new user interface along with other features and improvements. The bullet point list of new and improved features in the Shazam app is as follows A new recognition...
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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...
UC Browser update brings Cortana integration, picture passwords, background downloads and more

UC Browser update brings Cortana integration, picture passwords, background downloads and more

UC Browser has received an update that sees a host of new features added to one of the best browsers available on the platform. Cortana integration allows you to control the browser through voice commands. And then there's the ability to create a picture password, which you can set up by swiping...
Duolingo picks up support for Swedish and Irish in latest update

Duolingo will teach you Swedish and Irish in latest update

After making its Windows Phone debut almost a month ago, Duolingo received a pretty nice update today. Coming along for the ride is support for learning Swedish and Irish, along with the addition of a word bank to some translation exercises. Below is the official log of what's new in this...
SophieLens HD

ProShot and SophieLens HD get minor updates but promise bigger ones in early 2015

Two of our favorite photo apps picked up updates today but perhaps the bigger news is what they have planned for 2015. ProShot and SophieLens HD should be staples in your photo arsenal as both apps offer unique takes on mobile imaging. Let's see what's new. ProShot v5.5.1 UI / UX tweaks v6.0...
12 Days of Hidden Gems - Fitbit Charge

Unwrap the 3rd #HiddenGemsApp for a chance to win a FREE Fitbit Charge! #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 have spent the first few days looking at fitness accessories that work well with Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone with day one looking at the Misfit Shine fitness...
HERE Drive+

HERE updates all their apps on Windows Phone

The HERE suite for Windows Phone has been updated. Head to the Windows Phone Store and you'll see new updates for HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE City Lens and HERE Transit. The biggest addition to these apps is the ability to create a new account for HERE. Correction: The HERE account support...
XIM

Xim from Microsoft Research now shares photos with Xbox One

Microsoft is launching the next version of their photo sharing app Xim for Windows Phone. Version 1.3 is bringing a handful of features to the app that will make it especially useful if you happen to own a device like the Xbox One. Xim is an app from Microsoft Research that allows you to...

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