Epic Wars is a Windows Phone game that has you seeking planetary domination one gaming level at a time. The game will test your skills at strategy and reaction as you send your troops to invade and occupy neighboring planets.
Graphics are very minimal, game play has a bit of a zippy pace and Epic Wars comes across as an entertaining Windows Phone gaming title. Epic Wars is available for low-memory Windows Phones and may only be held back by the number of levels the current version holds.
Made of highly durable material that feels great when gripped, this sleek skin case features anti-slip properties that give your Lumia 920 more grip on all types of surfaces. Plus, it has a special anti-dust coating that's handy for pocketing on the go. Yours today for only $4.95
In a new blog post from Microsoft this evening, the company says the next build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones will hit a lot more devices.
In addition to a massively expanded list of supported devices, the blog post notes that Microsoft is looking to increase the frequency at which Windows 10 builds will be released for phones.
Google has relented in its efforts to improve its own scrolling APIs for Chrome and has instead stated that it will adopt Microsoft's Pointer Events API used in Internet Explorer.
While there's no timeline on when the API will be implemented, this does represent a small feather in the hat for Microsoft as the two companies have historically been at odds with one another over browser standards.
VLC scored a tiny update on Windows Phone today that squashes an annoying bug with Last.FM logins.
Basically, the update fixes a bug with the recently added Last.FM scrobbling feature whereby VLC would crash if your Last.FM password contained the letter "q."
Dell's XPS 13 (2015) with its Infinity Display seems to be doing quite well this year with some outstanding reviews, making it one of our favorite devices. Tonight we were tinkering around with our Core i5 and Core i7 versions when we noticed Dell was rolling out some firmware updates for the popular Ultrabook.
Every week, new stuff drops on Xbox Music and Xbox Video that it becomes hard to keep up. Well, that's where we come in handy. Every Friday we'll highlight some of the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows just dropped on Xbox Video for your viewing pleasure. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.
Take a gander at these excellent laptops from ASUS.
We've gathered up the latest and greatest laptops from ASUS available right now. There's a full range here, from top-of-the-line gaming laptops, to slim and portable ultrabooks, to high value budget laptops. Be sure to check the comments for first-hand experiences with ASUS laptops and additional recommendations.
One of the most popular mobile first person shooter games, Dead Trigger 2, is apparently very close to making its debut on Windows Phone devices. Developer Madfinger Games posted a teaser video today to promote its launch.
Looks like the popular private chat room service Slack is tightening its belt. To ensure account security, Slack has enabled two-factor authorization for users, following unauthorized access to their database which stores user profile information. A very small number of accounts were found to be affected by suspicious activity, and Slack has already reached out to those users.
Today, the hotly anticipated Fast and Furious expansion to Forza Horizon 2 has launched for free for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Let's buckle up and take a ride.
Microsoft has teamed up with World Wrestling Entertainment to showcase the Microsoft Band, with two of their biggest wrestlers, Ryback and Dolph Ziggler, displaying their workout stats online as collected from the fitness band.
If you're on the Xbox One preview program, you are now able to send voice messages in the messages app. This feature should be able to everyone else very soon. You can quickly and easily record audio to send to your friends or others through the snapped messages app. It's really easy. Watch our how-to video to see it in action.
Nearly one year ago, Microsoft began field testing their new 3D Touch navigation system, which at the time was destined for the flagship Nokia phone codenamed Goldfinger (and later 'McLaren'). The phone itself was scrapped at the last minute due to numerous factors and sullying Microsoft's flagship story for the fall of 2014.
In the past, Windows Central has given extensive details about the so-called 'Flyout Tiles' for a new Mixview feature. The system worked by hovering your finger over a Live Tile, which would then explode into smaller tiles. The design was reused from the Zune days where images related to an artist would do the same.
Microsoft India has released a fun promotional video for Xbox One - #AIBMeetsXboxOne - showcasing the gaming culture in India. The video features India's leading standup comedians Gursimran Khamba, Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, and Ashish Shakiya from the popular comedy group All India Bakchod, usually abbreviated as AIB.
The latest addition to the Xbox One exclusive fighter Killer Instinct is rolling out to players now. Hisako (previously code-named Ghost Girl) is a fallen Japanese villager on an eternal quest to avenge her murdered family. She wields a naginata blade staff, and sports various unique features.
In addition to Hisako, Killer Instinct dev Iron Galaxy have teased the penultimate Season 2 roster addition offering a brief glimpse at Cinder, a humanoid inferno derived from the experiments of Ultratech.
With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there. For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest.
They may have been in the news recently, they may be new to the Windows Store, or they could simply be old apps that we just stumbled upon.
They are the 5 Intriguing Apps of the Week.
If you have never heard of the Gaana.com, it only means you are not in India. The service is one of three in that country, letting people worldwide stream free and licensed music in 21 different languages (thank you, Wikipedia). It competes with Saavn and Hungama with Saavn grabbing most of Bollywood's music catalog lately. Gaana now focuses on a lot of regional stuff, as a result.
Anyway, the developers behind the Windows Phone app have been going on a tear this last week, overhauling the app to bring it more in line with iOS and Android. This after nearly a year without an update, so yeah, a big deal.
While there are plenty of flashlight apps in the Windows Phone Store, Ultimate Torch is a simple option worth considering that has a bit of flare to it.
The Windows Phone app comes to us from the developers of myAppFree and has a very clean interface along with a Batman mode to give the app a little personality. Ultimate Torch makes a nice first impression and if you are in the market for a Windows Phone flashlight app, you'll want to check it out.
If you work as an Office 365 IT administrator, then the official Office 365 Admin app from Microsoft should be on your quick list of apps for Windows Phone. The app lets you "manage your users including resetting their passwords. In addition, you can also read the latest messages from Message Center, the central location for Office 365 service communications and view any active service support requests."
Today, the Office 365 Admin app is getting bumped to version 2.0. The last time we mentioned the app was back in November 2013, so this update is a welcomed one. Did someone say makeover?
Oddworld: New n' Tasty - the remake of the legendary PS1 title Abe's Oddysee is available now on the Xbox One store.
For those who don't know, Abe's Oddysee was a unique puzzle platformer from Oddworld Inc, and saw players guide the hapless mudokon Abe through a massive labyrinth of industrial plants, ancient temples and deadly wilderness. The original was crammed with secrets, and combat centred around evasion or luring enemies into environmental hazards.
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is one of my all-time favourite games, and it's with some excitement that I present my Q&A session with Bennie Terry, Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Executive Producer for Xbox One.