16 min ago
Video Memories for Windows Phone gets a big update with 512MB device support and more
Video Memories, the well reviewed Windows Phone video maker app that was previously known as UbiShow, got a big update this week that brings its version number up to 3.0. The update allows the app to run on Windows Phone devices that have 512MB of RAM for the first time.
29 min ago
For today only, save 50% on this protective skin case for the Nokia Lumia 1320!
Made from multiple thermoacrylics, this Lumia 1320 skin case is highly elastic and resistant to oils. Say goodbye to annoying fingerprints! The back features a matte finish with a glossy edging that enhances the grip around your device. Get yours in black or white today for just $4.95
48 min ago
Microsoft Store launches Super Saturday Deals, offers discounts across a range of products
Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals may have come to an end, but the company isn't finished yet. The Microsoft Store website has launched its Super Saturday Deals promotion covering numerous products offered on the online store. For today only, you'll be able to enjoy a range of discounts on select products, just before the festive holiday arrives.
53 min ago
Today's Countdown to 2015 Daily Deal sees Metro Redux Bundle on Xbox One for $33.16
Microsoft continues its Countdown to 2015 Deals campaign today with Metro Redux Bundle, which can be yours for just $33.16, a 33% savings, on the Xbox One. The bundle contains graphical revamps of the two previously released first person shooters, Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light.
1 hour ago
6snap removed from store, along with all third-party Snapchat Windows Phone apps
Looking through the Windows Phone Store today will alert you to the fact that there doesn't appear to be unofficial Snapchat apps available for consumers to download. 6snap, arguably one of the most popular third-party apps for Windows Phone, has also disappeared. The developer, Rudy Huyn, took to Twitter to confirm that the app (among others) have indeed been pulled.
11 hours ago
Halo: The Master Chief Collection offers freebies to make up for mistakes
After encountering bugs and hiccups at launch, Halo is making it up to loyal gamers with some freebies. For those who have played Halo: The Master Chief Collection since launch through today, December 19, a number of in-app goodies will be given for free along with a 1-month Xbox Live Gold membership.
12 hours ago
Microsoft donates $2 million in software, 200 tablets to youth charities
Microsoft took to NBC's TODAY show to make a sizable contribution to the Holiday Toy and Gift Drive. As part of Microsoft's YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft donated $2 million in software and 200 HP Stream Windows tablets to NBC-sponsored charities and other organizations serving youth.
13 hours ago
Listen to Black Messiah on Xbox Music and watch The Equalizer on Xbox Video
There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new and worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.
14 hours ago
Words with Friends makes the jump to Windows
After a launch on Windows Phone, Zynga has finally made Words with Friends available for Windows 8.1. Now, you can challenge and chat with friends through the app on your laptop or Windows slate. The app also brings cross-platform compatibility to your gameplay so you can access all your games on all your devices.
16 hours ago
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff brings Quahog to Windows Phone 8.1
After launching on Windows 8.1, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is now landing on Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The game asks you to be guardian of Quahog as you help rebuild it from the destruction created by Peter Griffin. You're also tasked with keeping Quahog safe.
17 hours ago
Check your Xbox Live inbox for Halo 5 beta codes
Check your messages on Xbox Live because you just might have your access code for early access to the Halo: 5 Guardians beta. Yesterday Microsoft announced that those in the Xbox One Preview program would be getting access to an early beta of Halo 5 this weekend from December 19 through December 21. Those codes are now rolling out to gamers in the Xbox One Preview program.
18 hours ago
Evernote Context automatically adds augmented intelligence to your notes
Evernote is adding what it calls "augmented intelligence" to Windows app with a feature called Context. Available to Evernote premium subscribers, Context essentially adds relevant contextual information as you're typing in your notes. These tidbits of information could be culled from existing notes that either were shared with you or were created in the past, along with external sources, like from The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, and Pando Daily.
18 hours ago
First images and video of voice-activated 'Hey Cortana' revealed
As Microsoft rolls out the Lumia Denim update, one feature those with newer Lumias are looking forward to is 'Hey Cortana'. Based on passive-voice activated technology similar to the Kinect, the forthcoming feature lets users call up Cortana by merely using their voice. The feature works even when the Lumia is in standby with the display off.
The images and accompanying video, shown below, come from the site MSFTPlace who picked up the Lumia Denim update on their Lumia 1520. As they note in their article, Hey Cortana is not yet available in Spanish, so they needed to change to English in order to enable the feature.
18 hours ago
Staples UK offering probably the best deal yet on a Windows 8 tablet
The British arm of Staples has a deal so hot on a Windows tablet right now that we've not even had time to open the box before writing about it. Right now and for an unknown, yet likely highly limited time, you can pick up the Linx 8, 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for £49.98. That's a £50 reduction on the regular price and it comes with a free years subscription to Office 365. Which is worth more than you'll pay for the tablet. But it doesn't stop there, either.
18 hours ago
NOAA Radar and Hilton HHonors, the fifth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems
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