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eBay app update improves support for international shoppers

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1 year ago

Mobile Nations Community Update, June 2014

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Mobile Nations Community Update

Once again it's time for the Mobile Nations Community Update. In this edition I'm proud to report the 'state of the nation' is strong. Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Phone Central are full of great members and conversations as usual, and to make things even better, summer is just around the corner!

1 year ago

Microsoft sells 2,000 Surface Pro 3 tablets to Pittsburgh healthcare center

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1 year ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

For today only, buy the Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for Nokia Lumia 1520 and get 32% off the list price!

The Incipio NGP case blends the perfect mixture of plastic and silicone into one streamlined design. These cases wrap all the way around your device for a snug, sure fit. The skin itself is completely stretch and tear resistant, yet the exterior's smooth matte finish almost feels like a hard case.

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1 year ago

Nokia Lumia 930 confirmed to be coming soon to Ireland on Meteor

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No, the Nokia Lumia 930 isn't strapped to a meteor in space, hurtling towards Earth. We're talking about the Windows Phone confirmed to be heading to Irish mobile operator Meteor. According to Ireland's Technology Blog, the operator has recently held a conference call covering handsets planned to be stocked and the Lumia 930 happens to be one of them. Perfect for those who are eagerly awaiting its arrival in Ireland.

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1 year ago

A barrage of top magazines launch official apps on Windows 8

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There have been a bunch of new magazine apps and newsstands launching on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone and now we have some more official apps available on the app store for Windows-based PCs and tablets. Today, we'll be covering the likes of Cyclist, Look Magazine and T3. Pass the break to see if your favorite magazines are now available on Windows 8.

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1 year ago

Microsoft still trying to figure out its 'right to be forgotten' setup for Bing

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1 year ago

Microsoft goes all in for Bonnaroo music festival, will stream live to Xbox

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1 year ago

Stress Scale Calculator, a Windows Phone app that measures your potential for illness

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Stress Scale Calculator is a Windows Phone app designed to measure your potential for illness based on several stress factors in your life. Stress affects our health, moods, and general fitness.

The app is extremely simple and is based on the Holmes and Rahe stress scale (more on this in a second) that presents you with a series of stress factors. The more stress, the more risk of illness.

While the Stress Scale Calculator may not be your typical Windows Phone app to be highlighted during Fitness Month, identifying areas of stress may help your overall health and welfare.

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1 year ago

Microsoft to finally remove custom domain management on Outlook.com

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Outlook.com is Microsoft's free emai service available for eveyrone to use. The service enables you to create a free email alias for use around the web and beyond, but it was also possible to add your own domain (example being forename@surname.com). This option was removed and Microsoft has recently sent out an email to remind consumers that if they already have a custom domain configured, they'll no longer be able to manage that domain and its accounts.

The only possible solution is to upgrade to the Office 365 business subscriptions. Luckily, they're giving away a free 90-day trial of the Office suite, but there is a way to remain on Outlook.com with your unique email domain if you don't need to add and/or remove new accounts. Head past the break for more details.

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1 year ago

Everything you need to know about Fitbit

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Using technology to try and improve your fitness is becoming more and more common these days. There are a variety of devices available, however one of the lower cost and simpler to use options is a fitness tracker. These trackers are coming from a variety of well known companies such as Jawbone, Nike, Garmin and even Samsung. They are also coming from some newer companies such as Misfit Wearables.

But while wearables, and fitness trackers in particular, may be somewhat of a new trend -- there is one company that seems to have a slight edge in terms of name recognition. That company is Fitbit, and despite this all being a new trend, they have already been around for more than a few years.

MobileFit month is well underway here at Mobile Nations and as part of this months coverage, we've already covered such topics as why you should buy a fitness tracker, and some of the problems surrounding fitness trackers. Up now is a bit of a deeper look at Fitbit and the variety of items that are connected to the name both by hardware and software. Yes, this all goes beyond simply wearing a step counter.

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1 year ago

Angry Birds Epic now available for free on Windows Phone

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1 year ago

Microsoft's plans to transition Nokia into its own brand leak online

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1 year ago

Latest ixigo update now allows searching for hotels and trains

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ixigo.com (pronounced ‘ik-si-go’) is a travel search engine in India. The service acts as an infomediary that aggregates travel websites to compare information and deals. ixigo does not handle bookings but instead redirects the users to book directly from other online travel agencies.

The official ixigo app – ixigo Flights Search – landed on the Windows Phone Store a few weeks ago and allowed you to find the best airfares across India’s leading OTAs like MakeMyTrip, goibibo, via, Expedia, and others. However, the latest update v2.0 also adds searching for hotels and trains.

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1 year ago

Starbucks partners with Duracell to offer PMA wireless charging with your coffee

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Taking wireless charging to the next level, 100,000 Powermat spots are to be deployed in participating Starbucks and Teavana tea bars. Duracell today announced alongside Starbucks that the rollout will commence in the San Francisco Bay area, expanding Powermat to additional markets next year with full nationwide coverage planned over time at supporting establishments.

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