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2 years ago

Peggle 2 for Xbox One gets new downloadable characters and levels

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The Xbox One is overflowing with downloadable games lately thanks to the ID@Xbox program. Last week we got Outlast and Sixty Second Shooter Prime, and today Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition had a surprise launch. But when the new console launched last year, players only had a few downloadable games to choose from. The first such title to qualify as a hit was undoubtedly Peggle 2 from Electronic Arts and PopCap. The game later arrived on Xbox 360 as well.

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2 years ago

Anti Mosquito! - Pest control from your Windows Phone

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As the Mobile Nations Fitness Month winds down, we turn our sights on a rather unique Windows Phone app that is designed to help ward off pesky mosquitoes. One element of being fit is staying healthy and with the risk of disease and being annoyingly itchy, mosquito bites can impact our fitness quest.

Anti Mosquito! is a Windows Phone app that is designed to complement traditional pest control methods (repellent sprays, citronella candles, etc.) to keep the mosquitoes away by using high frequency sounds. It's an interesting concept and if you are at your wits end at battling mosquitoes, Anti Mosquito might be worth a try.

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2 years ago

Pako for Windows Phone will make you rage quit, but you'll keep coming back

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Games that make us rage quit are usually the ones that make us keep coming back. Here's another one of those games. Pako is a one player car chasing game developed by the same team who brought us Picnic Rumble. Cops are on your tail and there's no escape. How long would you last?

Head past the break to watch our hands-on and gameplay video with the Nokia Lumia Icon.

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2 years ago

Zappos brings its shopping experience to Windows Phone

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Zappos is bringing its quick and easy online shopping experience to Windows Phone with a nicely designed app that takes advantage of the platform's panoramic UI. The app allows you to easily browse shoes, clothing, eyewear, jewelry, and other merchandise that Zappos sells. The Internet retailer offers free next business day shipping as well as free returns making it convenient to shop online and still ensure that you get the proper fit and look for fashion items.

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2 years ago

The first YouTube uploader app for Windows Phone 8.1 gets a nice update, more to come

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Sending your video recording to YouTube on Windows Phone has always been a bit of a kludge, especially since Google doesn't play nice with Microsoft. Luckily we have some dedicated third-party developers to fill in the gaps.

'Upload to YouTube' is a relatively new app designed from the ground up for Windows Phone 8.1. Can you guess what it does? Being built for Windows Phone 8.1 gives is the ability to grab videos right from the Camera Roll for easy sharing to the app. That means you can just select your recording, share and fill in the details without any complications.

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2 years ago

8.1 things I like about Windows Phone 8.1 after two months

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It's kind of hard to believe that I've been using Windows Phone 8.1 for over two months now. Like many of you, I downloaded and installed (and upgraded) to Windows Phone 8.1 on April 14. That was the day the Preview for Developers version was released to Windows Phone developers and enthusiasts. I've been using Windows Phone 8.1 as my daily driver on my Lumia 925 and Lumia 1520 since then.

How's the OS holding up? What are my favorite features all these days later? Read on to find out the 8.1 things I like about Windows Phone 8.1 for over two months.

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2 years ago

Pool Live Tour lets you battle with Facebook friends

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2 years ago

Pizza Hut app makes it easy to order lunch from your Windows 8 PC

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2 years ago

Costco's Xbox One bundle packs in lots of extras for $550 (U.S. only)

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Costco is running a special $50 promotion on Microsoft's Xbox One bundle. Unlike the traditional $499 bundle at Microsoft and other retailers that come with Kinect, the Costco bundle packs more in to get you started. For $550, Costco is now selling the Xbox One with controller and Kinect, headphones, a 12-month subscription to Xbox Live Gold, and the Forza 5 racing game.

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2 years ago

Spectra's killer 8bit racing game comes to Windows Phone as a universal game

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The most excellent Spectra 8bit racing game which we spotted landing on Windows not too long ago just launched on Windows Phone. You'll probably dig this for its simple controls, high speeds, retro neon wireframe graphics, and an absolutely stellar soundtrack from the same gal that did the music for Super Hexagon. You'll be glad to hear 512 MB devices are supported and Spectra is universal, so you can pay once to play on any platform (though the Xbox One version isn't out yet).

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2 years ago

Nokia Care app updated with name change to Lumia Help+Tips

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2 years ago

This is Connected Standby and why it's a big deal for the Surface Pro 3

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2 years ago

Active Fitness gains SensorCore integration, now counts steps and more

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Last summer, Active Fitness joined the Windows Phone ecosystem. The app is a sister app to Winter Ski and Ride, our favorite app when hitting the slopes in the winter, and comes from the same development team. Active Fitness is an impressive app for staying fit, but today it gets even better thanks to some hardware found in newer phones. Rocking a Lumia 630? Then you'll want to try out the new SensorCore integration.

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2 years ago

Windows Phone developer program DVLUP now available worldwide

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2 years ago

Romania-based Allview reveals plans for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

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