UK-based retailer Tesco is now selling its own 7-inch Windows 8.1 tablet in its stores and online for £99, and it comes with three Tesco-branded apps pre-installed on the device. The retailer is also selling the Connect tablet with a new Lumia 530 smartphone together for £129 without a contract, or for free with a £12.50 a month contract for 24 months.
T-Mobile is giving its Simple Choice plan users some cheaper options for international calls. Starting today, they can sign up to get unlimited calling from the US to landlines in over 70 countries for just $5 a month per account, up to 10 lines, with the updated Stateside International Talk option. It's also offering the same plan, plus unlimited calling to mobile phones in over 30 countries and 1,000 minutes to mobile phones in Mexico, for just $10 a month per account.
The redesigned Foursquare app for Windows Phone is now live on the Store along with its new UI and feature focus. Designed to run on all versions of Windows Phone, including the aging 7.5, Foursquare 4.0 looks to bring a more Yelp-like experience with discovery taking priority over social.
Developer Mediatonic and publisher Microsoft Studios have released a new update for its recent free-to-play Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 puzzle game Secrets and Treasure: The Lost Cities. Gamers can now download and play 75 new levels set in a winter landscape. Secrets and Treasure now has 200 levels with this new update.
The textured polycarbonate cover that wraps around your HTC One (M8) is smart in design, keeping an extremely slim form. It has a unique rubberized finish that makes it easy to grip and comfortable to hold. The built-in kickstand on the back can be retracted for watching movies and the included holster keeps everything at your side, easily accessible. Yours today for just $14.95.
Not ready to invest $60 in Destiny yet? You'll be glad to know that Bungie is offering a free demo version that allows you to try out the game. If you decide to pick up the game later, you can carry over the progress made in the trial version to the full game.
UK mobile operator O2 has announced new plans for families and those with multiple handsets. Sharer and Family Sharer enables O2 subscribers to share data bundles of up to 8GB across multiple mobile devices attached to a single account. The new plans aren't limited to smartphones either as tablets and other data-connected hardware are all included.
Duolingo is a popular way to learn a language online and is created by crowdsourcing pioneer Luis von Ahn. Duolingo has already garnered over 50 million users across the world via popular Android and iOS apps.
Selected by Apple as iPhone App of the Year 2013 and by Google as Best of the Best for Android 2013, the free, science-based language education platform began as a research project in von Ahn's lab at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, and is now established as a top educational startup. After getting teased earlier this month, the official Duolingo app for Windows Phone has arrived.
Have you ever felt like searching through tweets you published years ago? Now you can using Twitter's search engine. Searches on the social network were previously limited to just a week before tweets were removed from the index (but still viewable by other means – direct links, profile timelines, etc). Twitter has worked on rolling out a new search engine that not only keeps up with the plethora of tweets being beamed to the service on a daily basis, but also enable users to search through those vintage messages.
BLU's line of Windows Phone are among some of the more affordable Windows Phone offerings today and thanks to the latest deals on Newegg, the BLU Win HD and BLU Win Jr are getting even more affordable. With the Newegg sales, the more equipped BLU Win HD version is now priced at $161.99 while the BLU Win Jr. gets discounted to $82.99 for the pink, orange, and yellow hues.
AT&T has joined the growing legal conversation around the privacy of location data, stating that federal investigators might be required to obtain a warrant before gathering such data in the future, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
If you're in Germany and are looking for a budget-priced Windows Phone, look no further than Microsoft's Lumia 535, a smartphone that's now selling for just 119€ with Prime shipping on Amazon's website. The smartphone was introduced earlier this month with a 5-inch qHD resolution display, 1 GB RAM, and a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor along with 5-megapixel front- and rear-facing cameras.
A bill introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy and supported by a coalition of technology companies designed to curb NSA data collection had undergone a Senate vote and failed by two votes. The USA Freedom Act fell short of the 60 votes needed to pass, garnering 58 votes in favor and 42 against.
Never Alone is a cooperative platformer for Xbox One that stars a young girl named Nuna and her mystical Fox companion. The pair must traverse the frozen climes of Alaska as they seek a way to stop the endless blizzard that plagues Nuna's village. Never Alone is a unique and beautiful window into the folklore and culture of the Native Alaskan Iñupiat people, and also an entertaining game in its own right.
First announced back in May, Never Alone now available on Xbox One and Steam. Before you grab the game (or after!), be sure to read our in-depth interview with Grant Roberts, Lead Game Designer from E-Line Media, the publisher of Never Alone. We've got lots of behind-the-scenes details, concept art, and an exclusive gameplay video that highlight just what an uncommon game Never Alone really is.
Fans of Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider franchise will be happy with Microsoft's latest Deals with Gold digital game price cuts for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles. The lower prices are available from now until November 24 (despite what the Major Nelson site currently says) for paid Xbox Live Gold members.
MeeDJ is a DJ mixing console for Windows Phone that was created for those who enjoy mixing tracks. It places you in control of your Windows Phone music library with the ability to mix songs by jogging, pitching and applying an assortment of audio effects.
MeeDJ is normally a freemium app but through the myAppFree Deal, you can unlock the $5.99 GoPro Bundle to remove the ads and recording limitations for free.