Microsoft today released a new promotional video for its #MakeItHappen campaign by showcasing how it gave Lani and her family an unexpected holiday surprise by reuniting them all for the first time in 15 years. With its #MakeItHappen Lumia Windows Phone marketing campaign, Microsoft will help 31 people with their New Year resolutions for 2015.
Navmii is now available for Microsoft's Windows Phone. The turn-by-turn navigation service offers offline usage and boasts more than 25+ Million Users Worldwide. The Windows Phone Store already features a number of quality navigation products, but heightened competition and improved choice is never a negative.
Microsoft's Lumia 735 was used by National Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez to take selfies at Victoria Falls - one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The video highlights how the Lumia 735 allows you to get more out of your selfies thanks to its 5 MP front shooter.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege has gained a sizable update to quash bugs and modify a few aspects of game play. The good news is that if you haven't tried out the game, Age of Empires: Castle Siege will be rewarding new players with a bonus so that they can start Gold.
Every Tuesday Microsoft adds new albums to the Music Deals apps on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. These apps allow you to buy new and old albums at discounted prices. When the apps first launched over a month ago you had access to a ton of free albums, those albums are gone. But you can still save big on music. Here's a quick highlight of albums now available through Music Deals.
It looks like users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview are getting a new hotfix today. Announced by Gabriel Aul on Twitter, this one addresses a second high frequency Explorer.exe crash. If you're experiencing the crash, be sure to check out the Windows Update servers to grab the patch.
AppTripper Travel Guide is a rather unique travel guide for our Windows Phones that covers a small collection of European cities. What makes the app unique is that it recommends travel sites based on your mood.
If you happen to wake up in Napoli a little melancholy, AppTripper will suggest places to visit that will match how you feel. As your day progresses and your mood changes, you can always adjust your destinations accordingly.
AppTripper Travel Guide is normally $2.99 in the Windows Phone Store but through the myAppFree campaign, you can pick the app up for free.
Our 12 Days of Hidden Gems is underway. We've started the series off in the emerging world of IoT (the Internet of Things) and will be spending the first few days looking at fitness accessories that work well with Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone.
Day one of the series uncovered the Misfit Shine fitness tracker. Today we are taking a look at the Wellograph, a new premium fitness watch that features a heart rate monitor, activity tracker, pedometer, and more.
'Tis the season for your computers and tablets to help make your holiday a happy one. For that reason, we are rounding up some of our favorite Christmas-themed apps for Windows 8.1.
Rather than compiling a list of apps to help you get your shopping done, this is a list of apps to help you and the family get into the spirit of the season.
Angry Birds Stella is now available for Windows Phone. This puzzle video game for Windows Phone is a spin-off in the Angry Birds series. The game launched for other platforms in early September, but now is available for free to those on Windows Phone.
Sometimes, just sometimes, the British carriers and retailers can surprise us by offering up some pretty amazing deals on new devices. Just recently I picked up a searingly bright green Lumia 735 from O2 at a price and bundle deal that was almost too good to be true. So if you're looking to treat the loved ones (including yourself) in your life to a new Windows Phone this Christmas time, it might well be worth a look.
Microsoft today has pushed out a significant update to their Lumia Storyteller app. Version 4.0 is now live on the Store for those with Lumia Windows Phone, and it is quite the update indeed.
Although no changelog is included, we have been comparing two versions for the last few minutes and the alterations are substantial.
Rockstar Games has today pulled the lid off its online heist game play mode for GTA V. Accompanied by a trailer and a launch window of "early 2015," heists in GTA Online look pretty much like their offline counterparts. Get a crew together, choose a job and the rest is up to you. Of course, this time you can go on a crime spree with three of your buddies.
T-Mobile has today announced Un-carrier 8.0, introducing its new personal Data Stash feature for subscribers. This new Data Stash will enable anyone who doesn't use up their data allowance for that month to store this remaining balance on their T-Mobile account for use another time. Put simply, you'll be able to automatically save the remaining data allowance each month for free, and then use this hidden stash whenever you run over the limit.
Flipboard just hit a version 2.5 milestone today and with it comes a bevy of new features and "polish" to the controversial Windows Phone app. Perhaps even more of a big deal is the 512 MB RAM support, which was promised shortly after the app's release back in October.
Indeed, this update seems to be a beautiful addition to the 2014 wrap-up in app updates that we are witnessing. Let's check the full changelog.
Sprint has today announced the US carrier has rekindled its partnership with Microsoft and Windows Phone. The company will be offering the Lumia 635 across multiple brands, including Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The device, running Windows Phone 8.1, will be available through those two brands from December 23, with Sprint postpaid customers having to wait until January 16.
Microsoft has been working on technology to stream games from the cloud for some time and now a new report claims that a new team, working under the code-name "Arcadia", is developing streaming technology for both games and certain applications.
Just a few days ago, Windows Central brought word that Order & Chaos Online was not only returning to Windows Phone, but its price would drop to free. Additionally, we reported that a Windows 8.1 version would also be due soon.
Today is that day as Order & Chaos for Windows 8.1 and RT is now available to download, and as we reported, it comes replete with support for Xbox LIVE and universal login.
The Windows Phone developer community often comes up with the goods where official support may be lacking and that's definitely the case here. Developer, David Horn, has taken it upon himself to build a remote application for the Honeywell Evohome connected home heating system but needs the help of some keen Windows Phone users to help beta test it. That's where you come in.
The inner-most layer of the Aegis Case is made of a shock absorbing silicone that wraps around the back and edges of your HTC One M8, leaving the buttons raised and ports covered with silicone plugs to keep out dirt and debris. On top of that is a rock-hard polycarbonate that encompasses the silicone, giving you a smooth, easy to grip surface. Get yours for just $18.95