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2 years ago

Publish your Windows Phone apps for free in the United States or Europe

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We love to support the Windows Phone development community whenever we can here. It’s what will help propel Windows Phone forward when devices like the Lumia 520 bring millions of new users to the platform. But what can we do to help future Windows Phone developers? Promoting cool deals and incentives to bring newbies to the Windows Phone Store. Here’s a great one for any potential European and United States developers.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Taiwan and back on track for Telstra in Australia

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The world cried together when Nokia announced the Lumia 1020 as an exclusive on AT&T the world. Why limit the smartphone with the best camera to one carrier in one country? Thankfully that exclusivity was only timed and slowly the device began appearing around the globe. The device was recently delayed on Telstra in Australia, but is now back on track. It’s also now available to the people of Taiwan. Details below.

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2 years ago

Flixster updated on Windows Phone 8. Most likely bug fixes

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2 years ago

Developer of Square Off partners with MyAppFree for special free deal

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2 years ago

Netflix updated with profile support on Windows 8, no love for Windows Phone yet

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Earlier in August, Netflix added profile support to their popular video streaming platform. The move was met with praise left and right. No longer do you have different movie and television tastes clashing and distorting suggestions for multiple people in a family. The feature first showed up on the web version of Netflix and slowly went out to the iOS and Android versions of the mobile apps.

It’s also supported on the PS3 and Xbox 360. But Windows Phone still doesn’t support profiles and today the Windows 8 version just gained the ability.

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2 years ago

Catch song notes and tilt the drums with SongArc for Windows Phone

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SongArc is an indie game which we've covered numerous times in the past. The game itself is a product of AppCampus, the joint project by Nokia, Microsoft and Aalto University. So what exactly is SongArc? It's a music game that taps into the songs you love listening to for some addictive gameplay.

Enjoy the likes of Guitar Hero and other music jam / rhythm titles? You'll love SongArc for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

The Sims FreePlay Review: SIMulating life and love on Windows Phone 8

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We’ve poured on The Sims FreePlay coverage lately, and why not? Xbox Windows Phone games have become relatively scarce this year (though September saw plenty of new releases). It’s also a massively sized mobile entry in one of gaming’s most popular franchises… Not to mention, it’s free to play so any Windows Phone 8 user with 1 GB of RAM can get it (internet connection required).

Then again, the ‘free’ feather in a title’s cap can also be a thorn in its side from a gameplay perspective. The Sims FreePlay embodies many of the free to play trappings typically perceived as negative by users, from time-based mechanics to dual currencies. Can the joyful simulation aspects of The Sims survive all those grabs for players’ wallets? Read on for our evaluation.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 available for pre-order in Turkey; listed for 1,999TL at Turkcell

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The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been touched on before, in fact we only recently covered news that the Windows Phone launched in the Philippines. Now we're heading to Turkey where local mobile operator Turkcell has the device listed for 1,999TL ($990). Just like other markets, you'll be able to pick up the expensive niche smartphone. 

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2 years ago

Phototastic for Windows 8, collage building on the big screen

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Many will be familiar with Phototastic for our Windows Phone. It is a popular photo collage building app that lets you build a wide variety of collages that can be shared or used as your lockscreen wallpaper.

Phototastic was recently released for Windows 8 to let you have the same collage building capabilities on your Windows 8/RT computer or tablet.  The Windows 8 version shares many of the same features as the Windows Phone version, just a little more elbow room with the larger screens.  If you are a fan of the Windows Phone version of Phototastic, you'll really like the Windows 8 version.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 launches in the Philippines; available from October 11

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2 years ago

Ford's Alan Mulally dismisses rumored spot on Microsoft's CEO shortlist

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It's no secret Microsoft is looking for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, who announced his resignation in August. Since the press release was published, the company has been looking at numerous candidates, both internal and external. Ford CEO, Alan Mulally was believed to be on the shortlist, alongside Computer Sciences CEO Mike Lawrie.

In an interview with USA Today, Mulally maintains he's not planning to leave Ford for Redmond.

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2 years ago

Lego Hero Factory - Brain Attack available on Windows 8 and Windows Phone

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LEGO video games have provided countless hours of light-hearted gameplay, yet we're seeing more releases come to light with different themes and genres. Now Lego Hero Factory - Brain Attack is available on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone (as well as other competitor platforms). The Windows Phone version has been on the store for a while, but it's good to see the desktop also being supported.

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2 years ago

ProClip releases charging holders for both the Lumia 1020 and Lumia 928, your next road trip is going to be awesome

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Your Windows Phone devices comes with some pretty stellar options for car navigation software. If you’re in the Lumia family you’re rocking out with Nokia Drive, otherwise you’ve got solid options which you can read in our recent roundup of navigation apps for Windows Phone. But what do you use to keep your phone locked and secure in your car? We’re been big fans of ProClip for a long time. So we’re super stoked they now carry phone holders for both the Lumia 928 and Lumia 1020.

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2 years ago

SofaScore LiveScore lets sports fans worldwide follow their favorite teams every game

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Here’s an app that all sports fans can get behind. One that isn’t focused on one region, but the planet as a whole. It’s called SofaScore LiveScore and it’s really awesome. It’s been out for Windows Phone since mid-summer, but we recently caught wind of it and the app itself received an update. What better time to talk about it. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Indulged brings Flickr to life on Windows Phone 8

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Being the OS in third place means Windows Phone is slowly gaining major apps from big brands and companies. If those apps aren’t “officially” on Windows Phone the development community steps up and produces solid third-party offerings. And often those third-party apps are equal or better than the official apps.

Flickr is one of those apps where the official offering is lagging behind what the community deserves from an app. So join me in welcoming Indulged to the Windows Phone platform. It’s a brand new app for us that is poised to be an excellent way to experience Flickr on Windows Phone. Let’s check it out.

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