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12 Days of Deals - HP Pavilion x2 notebook for $199 tomorrow only at Microsoft Stores

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Costume Quest 2 and Tropico 5 get Xbox price cuts today in latest Daily Deal

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3 days ago

Hit the slopes with Snowboard Party for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Snowboard Party is a well drawn up sports game for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices that puts you on the slopes trying to master the art of snowboarding. The game has over 75 level objectives, 15 gaming achievements and three different course to run. Graphics and animations are well done and those mid-air tricks aren't as easy as you would think.

Add plenty of gear to upgrade, 15 courses based in the Rockies, Alps and in Japan, and multiplayer competition and Snowboard Party can make a very nice first impression. Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8 devices, if you are looking for an entertaining winter sports game, you'll want to give Snowboard Party some thought.

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3 days ago

Microsoft reconnects Lani with her family after 15 years for Christmas

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Microsoft today released a new promotional video for its #MakeItHappen campaign by showcasing how it gave Lani and her family an unexpected holiday surprise by reuniting them all for the first time in 15 years. With its #MakeItHappen Lumia Windows Phone marketing campaign, Microsoft will help 31 people with their New Year resolutions for 2015.

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Lumia Denim update starts rolling out to Lumia 520, 720, 1320 and more in China

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4 days ago

Navmii launches official turn-by-turn navigation app on Windows Phone

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See how the Lumia 735 allows you to capture more of Victoria Falls

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4 days ago

Age of Empires: Castle Siege update improves experience, adds Gold for new players

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4 days ago

This week Music Deals saves you big on albums from Charli XCX, Lupe Fiasco and others

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Every Tuesday Microsoft adds new albums to the Music Deals apps on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. These apps allow you to buy new and old albums at discounted prices. When the apps first launched over a month ago you had access to a ton of free albums, those albums are gone. But you can still save big on music. Here's a quick highlight of albums now available through Music Deals.

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4 days ago

New Windows 10 hotfix remedies Explorer crash

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Pimp My Band 1.2 gets custom color option for your Microsoft Band

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4 days ago

AppTripper Travel Guide, a mood based travel companion, is this week's myAppFree Deal

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AppTripper Travel Guide is a rather unique travel guide for our Windows Phones that covers a small collection of European cities. What makes the app unique is that it recommends travel sites based on your mood.

If you happen to wake up in Napoli a little melancholy, AppTripper will suggest places to visit that will match how you feel. As your day progresses and your mood changes, you can always adjust your destinations accordingly.

AppTripper Travel Guide is normally $2.99 in the Windows Phone Store but through the myAppFree campaign, you can pick the app up for free.

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4 days ago

Forza Horizon 2 gets extreme with the new Storm Island expansion for $20

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4 days ago

Wellograph, the second of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

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Wellograph, the second of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

As we continue with our 12 Days of Hidden Gems, IoT and connected devices are our first items we are looking at, with Wellograph Wellness Watch (wellograph.com) being today's feature.

When it comes to activity and fitness trackers, there is increasingly a wide range of devices available to consumers these days. Whether it is a simple step counter or more advanced devices with heart rate monitors, the range of complexity and design is significant.

Wellograph Wellness Watch falls into the high-fashion but also functional category, as it features continuous heart rate tracking. Additionally, it has a Windows Phone app that favors comparably with iOS and Android, even including a few bonus features like a Live Tile.

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Unwrap the 2nd #HiddenGemsApp for a chance to win a FREE Wellograph! #sponsored #sweeps

Our 12 Days of Hidden Gems is underway. We've started the series off in the emerging world of IoT (the Internet of Things) and will be spending the first few days looking at fitness accessories that work well with Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone.

Day one of the series uncovered the Misfit Shine fitness tracker. Today we are taking a look at the Wellograph, a new premium fitness watch that features a heart rate monitor, activity tracker, pedometer, and more.

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