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5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: January 2, 2015

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2 years ago

We're heading to CES 2015, and this is what to expect

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Another year kicks off, and another bout of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is Las Vegas, Nevada is set to begin as well. Next week, the world's largest tech companies and reporters are descending on Vegas for nearly a week of next-gen technology announcements, and we will be there.

CES is always a bit fun as it serves as a barometer for where technology is going in that year. So, what do we expect for CES 2015? Let's find out.

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2 years ago

Momento+ photo app for Windows Phone is now free for a limited time

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2 years ago

Alcatel Onetouch's new phones are compatible with Windows Phone, Android, and Firefox OS

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Alcatel Onetouch has announced some of what they plan to show next week at CES 2015. The company will debut its latest Pixi 3 series of smartphones. The phones come in 3.5-inch, 4-inch, 4.5-inch, and 5-inch models, the last three of which are LTE-capable. The line is also platform-agnostic, running not only on Windows Phone, but also Android and Firefox OS.

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2 years ago

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's battery

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The future of smartphone batteries

There's more going on in your smartphone battery than you might think

Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, AC guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being developed in the lab. There's quite a bit of science ahead, as a lot of the future discussions are based on scientific papers with a vast amount of technical jargon, but we’ve tried to keep things as plain and simple as possible. So if you want to dive deeper into just how the guts of your phone function, this is the series for you.

With 2014 now a fading memory, and a new generation of flagship handsets on the horizon, it’s time to look ahead and see what we might see in the smartphones of the future. We're kicking off the series with current and future battery technologies, along with some tips to help you improve the longevity of the batteries in your devices. Battery performance — in both longevity and charging — is one of the areas of mobile tech in which there's still plenty of room for improvement, and there's a wealth of different technologies in development aiming to do just that. Read on to find out more.

2 years ago

We're kicking off 2015 by dropping the price of these Lumia 1520 screen protectors to just $8.95 today!

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Subway Surfers travel to Las Vegas in the game's latest update

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2 years ago

Remember to Drink, a Windows Phone app to help you hydrate

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Remember to Drink is a Windows Phone app designed to help you drink the right amount of water during the day. Staying hydrated is an important aspect of good health and this app will not only remind you to drink but will also track your water intake and adjust your intake needs based on your weight, gender, sports activity, outdoor temperature and more.

The interface is straightforward with Remember to Drink making it almost effortless to record what you drink and after using the app for the past few days, it comes across as a useful health and fitness app for your Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Editors Choice: Richard's Xbox One game of the year for 2014

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2014 saw a huge number of top drawer Xbox One games to choose from, and choosing the ones to actually sit down and play became ever tougher as the year went by. There's no doubt with the likes of Halo: Master Chief Collection, Dragon Age: Inquisition, GTA V, Shadow of Mordor and Sunset Overdrive gracing our consoles, we've been spoiled for choice.

But, none of those are my own, personal pick for my game of the year. For that we need to strap in and head to Southern Europe. That's right, Forza Horizon 2.

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2 years ago

iBall announces the Andi4L Pulse Windows Phone

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2 years ago

StartScreen 8.1 brings gorgeous Windows 8.1 start screen patterns to your Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Microsoft Band possibly back in stock Saturday at Microsoft's retail stores

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2 years ago

Editor's Choice: Jonathan's Xbox One Game of the Year for 2014

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This year has been a huge year for the Xbox One, and as we showed you guys last week with our most anticipated games article; we can't wait to see what 2015 has in store. However, it is now time for me to reflect on the past and choose my favorite game of the year. Just a heads up, this is my personal opinion and you guys are encouraged to share your favorites in the comments below.

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2 years ago

Seapilot app navigates its way from iOS to Windows Phone

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Windows Central's top 5 videos in 2014

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Windows Central's top 5 videos in 2014

Happy New Year! It's time to start writing that number 5 instead of 4 when filling out paperwork. But before we move on, let's take a look at Windows Central's five most viewed videos from 2014. And if you haven't done it yet, make sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel. You get notified whenever a new video gets published and we occasionally put stuff in there that doesn't show up here on the site.

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