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1 year ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Shell for Nokia Lumia 521

Today Only: Buy the Incipio Feather Hard Shell for Nokia Lumia 521 and save 36%

Lightweight and durable, the Feather Case for Lumia 521 is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application of this hard case allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand. Colors include black, pink, cyan and gray.

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1 year ago

Latest ProShot app update improves its startup time and more

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1 year ago

Skwirmy Free, a Windows Phone game of survival

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Skwirmy Free is a Windows Phone game that is reminiscent of the old Snake games but with a survival twist. You play the role of a worm that goes around eating up the neighborhood, seeing how large you can grow and avoid being eaten by the other bugs.

The more Skwirmy eats, the longer he becomes. This makes maneuvering skwirmy around the game screen a little more challenging and makes skwirmy a larger target for the other bugs to attack. The game has nice graphics, a decent challenge but lacks that intangible that keeps you drawn into the game.

Available for 512MB devices, Skwirmy is a decent game but I don't think it's strong enough to be your go-to Windows Phone gaming title.

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1 year ago

BBC iPlayer coming to Xbox One 'by the end of this year'

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1 year ago

Sky Sports on Now TV gets a little more affordable

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British premium television provider, Sky, has announced some changes to its online only Now TV service with a new weekly subscription option for the Sky Sports package. Previously you needed to hand over £9.99 a day to watch Sky's premium sports channels but from this coming Thursday there will be an option to pay £10.99 for a weeks viewing.

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1 year ago

Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 3 commercials target the MacBook Air

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While the first Surface Pro 3 commercial showcased the best features offered by Microsoft's latest tablet, its latest videos pit the Surface Pro 3 against the MacBook Air. The three new commercials highlight the features offered by the Surface Pro 3 that are not present on the MacBook Air, which include a touchscreen, kickstand, stylus and a detachable keyboard.

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1 year ago

Despicable Me: Minion Rush update brings Jelly Lab, new costumes and more

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1 year ago

New Microsoft project turns first person videos into smooth timelapses

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A new project being undertaken at Microsoft Research involves turning first person videos into smooth timelapses, which Microsoft calls hyperlapses. Normally, when a first person video is sped up into a timelapse, the footage is shaky due to the constant movement. Microsoft's project aims to fix that by running the video through its algorithms to create a smoother camera path.

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1 year ago

The new Pizza Hut India app for Windows Phone is ugly, but functional

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Pizza Hut, the American restaurant chain and one of the flagship brands of Yum! Brands, Inc., known for pizzas and side dishes is a leading affordable casual dining restaurant chain in India. After making a foray into India in 1996, the chain has now 138 dining restaurants across 38 cities in India.

Pizza Hut India has launched their official app for Windows Phone 8 devices. Unfortunately, the app is just a wrapper for Pizza Hut's mobile site, and I usually hate to report apps like that. However, the app's pretty useful and works well for what it's intended for and so, I thought of looking beyond the tacky design and lazy execution.

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1 year ago

More Here Eye for Windows Phone is frustratingly addictive

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Do you remember getting frustrated when playing Flappy Bird? This game that has just launched on Windows Phone will also get you very frustrated. More Here Eye is about trying to get as far as possible by going through or over colored blocks. Let's see how long you can play until you decide to throw your phone against the wall.

We've just installed More Here Eye on our Nokia Lumia 930. We haven't thrown our device against the wall yet, but our best score so far is 11 blocks. Head past the break to watch some gameplay video.

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1 year ago

HTC One for Windows gets Cortana integration with DOT VIEW case and specs confirmed

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On August 19, HTC and Microsoft are holding a press event in New York City, presumably to announce the HTC One for Windows, a new high-end phone for Verizon wireless in the US. Earlier this month, an official render was found on Verizon's servers, confirming the phone's existence.

The HTC One (M8) for Windows (the 'W8' designation may be dropped) is thought to be the same phone for Android but with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 on board instead. However, questions remain about the One for Windows's specifications and if they would be the same as the Android version or altered.

Windows Phone Central has acquired exact details about the features of the HTC One for Windows phone, and in short, there are no surprises, which is great news.

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1 year ago

Doom Shooter review – Make your photos look like classic Doom on Windows Phone

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Earlier this summer, we travelled to QuakeCon in order to catch a first look at Bethesda's new Doom game that is coming to Xbox One and PC sometime in the future. Xbox 360 owners can already play the first three Doom games thanks to the awesome Doom 3 BFG Edition, but mobile gamers aren't so lucky. iOS has Doom Resurrection and the Doom RPGs, but neither Windows Phone nor Android has an official Doom game to their names. Windows Phone does have an unlicensed port called Doom GLES though.

Speaking of unlicensed Doom, we also have an app called Doom Shooter from M4Multimedia that will put a smile on Doom fans' faces. Doom Shooter is a free camera app/lens for both Windows Phone 7 and 8 (including 512 MB devices) that lets you pretend to shoot everything on your camera feed with the trusty Doom pistol. You can even add blood splashes to your photos for maximum authenticity. Doom Shooter has some obvious room for improvement, but the simple joy of seeing Doom graphics overlaid on your selfies can't be denied.

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1 year ago

Verizon may be about to close a loophole for its remaining unlimited data users

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1 year ago

EA Access for Xbox One won't remove games once they are added to service

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EA Access, the recently announced game subscription service from Electronic Arts that's currently an Xbox One exclusive, is an even better deal than we thought. EA's chief operating officer Peter Moore confirmed in an interview with Computer and Video Games that once a game is included in the subscription service "it stays there, it's not going to be taken out, that's a commitment we've made."

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1 year ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer TPU Hybrid Case for Nokia Lumia 1020

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