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2 years ago

Nokia Camera updated with RAW format support, but you need Nokia Black to use it

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Nokia has updated its Nokia Camera app for both Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1020 owners to take full advantage of the upcoming RAW image format support. We previously looked at company plans to add capabilities for the Windows Phones to save photos in lossless DNG (Digital Negative) format, but this app update is a small hint that the wait is almost over.

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2 years ago

Official GoPro app now compatible with HERO3+ camera in latest update

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The official GoPro app for Windows Phone just received a much-requested update. Version 1.1 adds compatibility for the new GoPro HERO3+ cameras. This app lets you control your GoPro camera remotely using Windows Phone 8 devices with at least 1GB RAM. You can start/stop recording, snap a photo, or adjust settings from your phone. You can also preview live video for easy shot framing.

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2 years ago

Accessory Review: Bear Motion Slim and Flip Cases for the Nokia Lumia 1020

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We've covered Bear Motion cases for the Microsoft Surface before and now we turn our sights on the company's offerings for the smaller screen. Bear Motion offers a slim, shell case and a flip case with cover for the Nokia Lumia 1020.

Both cases are economically minded and comes in a wide selection of colors. The Bear Motion cases don't rise to the level of protection the Otterbox line of cases offer but will help defend your Lumia 1020 from minor scratches and scuffs.

While some may not see the need for a case with the Lumia 1020, those who do may want to consider the Bear Motion cases.

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2 years ago

Rumor: Microsoft has a final idea for its next CEO and it may be a surpise

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The time is nigh. Steve Ballmer announced his retirement plan not very long ago, leaving Microsoft quite little time to find the best candidate for its next CEO.

There have been rumors all around, highlighting key figures like Stephen Elop and Alan Mulally. Now a new round of rumors has arrived, saying that the board of directors at Microsoft has already made up their collective mind on this matter, and the decision is sort of surprising and not surprising at the same time.

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2 years ago

My Talking Tom launches on Windows Phone 8

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My Talking Tom launches on Windows Phone 8

My Talking Tom just launched worldwide on all platforms including Windows Phone 8. You might recognize the name because Talking Tom is part of the Talking Friends franchise that boasts 1.2 billion downloads to date. This new app lets users see Tom grow from kitten to adulthood, customizing his appearance as they go, with the introduction of animations powered in real-time 3D for the first time.

You can play games with him, feed him his favorite foods, and tuck him into bed. Poke, stroke and tickle him, and watch how he responds. There are 9 different stages and 50 levels to unlock. Watch the trailer after the break to see if this is for you.

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2 years ago

WhatsApp addresses some bugs in latest update for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Official 4oD app streams on to Windows Phone to help you never miss another show

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Channel 4 (www.channel4.com) is a UK public television broadcaster, operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation. The broadcaster (just like other companies) has its own branded catch-up service, enabling viewers to remain up-to-date and on top of shows. Should you find yourself missing numerous episodes of a series, this service is an invaluable resource.

We bear good news, as an official 4oD app is now available for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

Sneak peek at the new features coming to the hit game SongArc

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We’ve been following SongArc since the app entered beta. The music game is exclusive to Windows Phone and highly addicting to those who play just a few games. The app is currently the most popular music game app in the Windows Phone Store and features nearly 3,000 reviews with an average of 5 out of 5 stars for the rating. It’s also entering v2.0 in the beta. Here’s what you can look forward to with the next big release of SongArc.

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2 years ago

Wikipedia updated with new languages and features for Windows Phone 7 users

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2 years ago

Got preschool kids? Get Duckie Deck for fun and creative games for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Nokia talks location with us and shows off its new fleet of HERE tech

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WPCentral gets an exclusive look at some new HERE tech with Nokia

Nokia today invited Windows Phone Central along to their UK offices in London to talk about HERE location services and to show off the new technology in the new fleet of vehicles. These mobile machines are tasked with keeping the data collected fresh and relevant, as well as adding yet more detail to services and apps that utilise HERE data.

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2 years ago

Tapped comes to Windows Phone, instantly becomes the best Untappd app

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Update 2, 6 PM ET: And just like that, Untappd (company) has pulled the API keys, disabling this app (and their own). More below.

Does this sound like you? Beer drinker, somewhat into social networks, and rocking a Windows Phone? Then you’re going to want to get Tapped for Windows Phone 8. It’s a third-party app for the popular social network built around beer – Untappd. There’s an official app on Windows Phone already, but Tapped fills some gaps and performance issues that the official app suffers from. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

All four episodes of “Ryse: Son of Rome” are now available for your gory entertainment

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2 years ago

Vine receives first update on Windows Phone 8, fixes login issues

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2 years ago

The Windows 8.1 Store - improvements and refinements galore

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When it comes to Windows 8 devices, there is no doubt with the unit’s ability to multitask or the ability to be productive and get stuff done. The Achilles heel of the Windows 8 platform at the moment, is its own app store, but as we know, Microsoft has been working hard to deliver key applications like Facebook and Flipboard (coming soon). With the release of Windows 8.1 however, an update was pushed for the app store that makes it easier to navigate and also help you discover some great apps you may have missed.

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