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1 year ago

Surface Pro 3 can now be used as a pilot's Electronic Flight Bag

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1 year ago

Weekly photo contest: Dessert

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1 year ago

Poll - Are you on Lumia Cyan yet?

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1 year ago

Nutjitsu for Xbox One finally nabs a worldwide release

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1 year ago

Latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows new survival co-op mode

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Activision has just released the latest trailer showing off more of the upcoming near future first person shooter Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which is due out for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, among other platforms, on November 4. The trailer shows a mix of single and multiplayer footage and a first look at the game's new four-player co-op mode called Exo Survival.

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1 year ago

Report says Surface RT is still the most popular single Windows 8 device

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AdDuplex, which issues a monthly report on the state of the Windows Phone hardware ecosystem, also tries to collect information on Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT devices, but not as frequently. Today, it posted their latest statistics on the Windows 8 family of hardware products, and it shows that the nearly two year old Surface RT tablet from Microsoft remains the number most used devices for that operating system family.

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1 year ago

Cloud Raiders sails onto Windows 8, fully cross-compatible with Windows Phone

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Clash of Clans-style games are all the rage on mobile these days. In the last couple of weeks we've seen Age of Empires: Castle Siege and Star Wars: Commander arrive on both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 and RT. Both games have the obvious appeal of their franchises behind them, but for my money Cloud Raiders from Game Insight has long been the Windows Phone Clash-like to beat.

One of Cloud Raiders' big draws is its truly cross-platform cloud save and multiplayer support. You can start playing on Windows Phone and pick up the same game on Android, iOS, or Facebook. Only one platform has been missing from that equation: Windows 8. Until now, that is. Cloud Raiders has finally arrived on Windows 8 and RT, and is fully compatible with the Windows Phone and other versions of the game. Read on to learn why you'll want to play Cloud Raiders on your tablet or PC.

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1 year ago

Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years is this week's myAppFree Deal

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Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years is a physics-based arcade game where you relive the life of a Hollywood stuntman chasing the glory years of all the crashes and explosions of days gone by.

Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years has 82 levels of game play are scattered across three worlds, plenty of equipment add-ons to improve your performance and 20 vehicles to unlock.

Available for low-memory devices, Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years is also this week's myAppFree deal.

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1 year ago

Microsoft rolling out Preview for Developers 14176 update for Windows Phone 8.1.1

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1 year ago

Telenet, largest cable provider in Belgium, releases official Yelo TV as universal Windows app

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A few months ago, we told you that the Belgium-based cable TV operator, Telenet, was offering beta access for their Yelo TV app on Windows Phone. If you're one of their customers, you can now download the final and public version. It just been released as a universal Windows app, so you can also get it for your Windows PCs or tablets.

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1 year ago

Microsoft's new Surface TV ad promotes its NFL tie-in and shows its range of uses

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1 year ago

Microsoft steps up 'Cortana versus Siri' campaign with two new ads

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Microsoft's routine of comparing Windows Phone to the iPhone is continuing with two new video ads published to the web (and likely to air on US TV). The 21-second commercials called 'Remind Me' and 'Lost' highlight two features of Cortana that Siri simply cannot do, despite having a significant launch advantage of years. Both ads feature the Lumia 635, which does have an aggressive TV presence in the US with T-Mobile and AT&T.

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1 year ago

Lumia 735 and 830 now available for pre-order in Portugal for October 3 ship date

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1 year ago

Fix for Windows Phone Store in-app purchase breakage nears, as developers get fed up

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Running an app store is likely not an easy technical task. It is probably made more difficult when you are like Microsoft, who is rumored to be combining the Windows Phone and Windows Stores into one, or at least starting that process. Regardless, when outages happen, it can frustrate consumers. When it happens and goes on for days, you start to tick off developers.

Starting this past weekend, people with existing in-app purchases, aka 'durable IAPs', through various apps like MetroMail and Rudy Huyn's '6' apps are having different levels of success. However, the real issue appears to be for users who pay for a service, like remove ads, only to have the ads comeback, making the usual '99 cent' unlock seem like a fraud.

The problem is not app related, but rather server side with Microsoft and their Store. Developers know this as the 'ANID2 problem' and it has happened before, though this time around it seems particularly frustrating, perhaps due to the larger installed user base.

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1 year ago

Deal of the Day: 50% off Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia Icon

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