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1 year ago

DirectX 12 will allow for high frame rates in Windows games while also cutting power use

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Microsoft's DirectX 12 API for 3D graphics in games and other applications was first announced in March, but since then the company has been pretty quiet about its status. That changed this week as Microsoft and Intel teamed up to show that games that will use DirectX 12 will maintain high frame rates while also cutting the power consumption of a PC's CPU.

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1 year ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 1520

Today Only: Buy the Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 1520 and save 67%

This Lumia 1520 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

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1 year ago

Even more alleged Lumia 830 image leaks show the phone's colors

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1 year ago

Dark Lands updated, adds a new story mode and more monsters to slay

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Dark Lands is a wonderfully animated endless runner game for your Windows Phone. The game not only challenges you to see how far you can run but also how long you can survive attacks from a wide range of enemies that includes goblins, orcs and skeletons. You also have much tougher bosses to battle scattered throughout your endless run.

The game was updated today, bringing Dark Lands to version 1.2.1, which brings a host of performance improvements, new enemies and a new story based gaming mode with forty challenging levels of game play.

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1 year ago

Geometry Dash for Windows Phone gets big update with lots of new content

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1 year ago

EmojiHunt, a match three Windows Phone game full of smiles

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EmojiHunt is a match-three styled game for Windows Phone that, as you would guess, calls on you to find matches of three or more of the same styled emoji.

The game has forty-eight levels of play, each requiring you to hunt down particular sets of emoji before time runs out. While the game premise sounds easy, you might be surprised how hard it is to identify matching emoji.

Available for 512MB devices, EmojiHunt is a colorful, challenging match-three styled game that isn't a bad time waster.

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1 year ago

Hisense launches first Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 device called Nana

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1 year ago

Pinball FX2 now available for free on Xbox One

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1 year ago

Foursquare finally launches Swarm on Windows Phone 8.1 [Updated]

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Swarm, a new check-in service from Foursquare, is coming out today for Windows Phone. Teased a few weeks ago on the Foursquare blog, the app lets you see where you friends are and then to check into those places. Swarm is not exactly replacing Foursquare, which is focusing on 'discovery' going forward, and it too should have a Windows Phone refresh in the near future according to the Foursquare Twitter account.

The big focus for Swarm over its predecessor is social, as features like traditional mayorships and the points system get dropped in exchange for seeing where your friends are for the evening. Now you can be mayor of a location, but only amongst your friends and not the rest of the world. Users will also still get Insights aka knowing how many times they have checked into a location. Finally, stickers. Yes, if you thought junior highschool was over, you would be wrong as Stickers play a significant role in Swarm.

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1 year ago

Disable waking the Surface Pro 3 with your Type Cover (and maybe save your battery)

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When it comes to the Surface Pro 3, you can never have enough battery life. One trick that I have found to help preserve mine may also give you some peace of mind, and it involves disabling the Type Cover's ability to wake up your Surface.

The trick just takes seconds to do, and it might make your Surface go the distance. Let me explain.

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1 year ago

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella iced, challenges Amazon and Google CEOs to do same

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1 year ago

Major Mayhem blasts onto Windows Phone as a free game

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1 year ago

How to get Tentacles: Enter the Mind for Windows Phone right now

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1 year ago

Facebook Messenger gains recorded voice messages and more in new update

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1 year ago

Assassin's Creed Pirates brings treasure hunting to Xbox Live on Windows Phone

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