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2 years ago

Quicky, an easy way to add shortcuts to your Windows Phone Notification Center

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Quicky is an interesting Windows Phone app that creates app shortcuts for your Windows Phone Notifications Center in slightly roundabout way. You essentially send yourself notifications that, with the help of a little bit of coding, serve as shortcuts to launch particular apps or games.

The app is the product of 16 year old Windows Phone developer Han Swinkels and while the concept may not appeal to everyone, Quicky is a well presented Windows Phone title. I did run into a few bugs that need ironing out, but overall the app comes across as a creative way to access your Windows Phone apps and games.

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2 years ago

UK government may force networks to offer national roaming with new legislation

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New legislation could be in the works to effectively force UK operators to offer roaming options for customers where signal is poor. The UK government continues to work with mobile carriers on a solution to address black spots and areas where signal is hard to come by. The plan is to offer said roaming support to make it possible to switch between networks to maintain service, something mobile operators previously rejected.

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2 years ago

Dual-SIM RM-1090 breaks cover at China's TENAA sporting Microsoft branding

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2 years ago

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare companion app now available

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With Call of Duty Advanced Warfare just around the corner, Activision has released a companion app for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. This app enables players to remain connected to the world of COD when away from their console. From managing their clan to participating in clan wars, there are numerous features available in the mobile clients to keep players entertained.

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2 years ago

Microsoft takes a dig at the MacBook Air in latest Yoga 3 Pro commercial

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Microsoft is promoting Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro aggressively, and has even launched a microsite that pits the convertible against the MacBook Air, the stalwart of the portable notebook segment. The site features a new video that highlights the differences between the two notebooks, focusing on the thickness, the 360-degree hinge and the touchscreen display offered by the Yoga 3 Pro.

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2 years ago

Microsoft reportedly axes all staff from Xbox R&D division in China

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2 years ago

Microsoft Band falls out of sync due to time change, automatic fix coming tomorrow

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2 years ago

You can now get an Xbox One starting at $349

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2 years ago

Find out who won the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supply drop!

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A few days ago we opened up a quick contest for a free supply drop code for the multiplayer action in the new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game for the Xbox One. As promised, we've closed it down and picked a winner in time for folks to put to use in their Day Zero edition of the game, available at midnight in whichever part of the world you're in. So who won?

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2 years ago

AT&T teases HTC One for Windows

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Tesco running Xbox One plus Windows tablet bundle for £349 from November 7

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Any Brits looking for an Xbox One and a cheap Windows tablet could be in luck with this forthcoming deal from Tesco. According to the ad shown here, from November 7 you'll be able to pick up a console plus a 7" Connect Windows tablet for £349. Since the console costs £329 on its own you're essentially getting a Windows tablet for £20. Not bad.

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2 years ago

Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires and Bladestorm: Nightmare are coming to Xbox One early next year

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Dead or Alive: Last Round won't be the only early 2015 release from Koei Tecmo. In January, the publisher plans to release Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires for Xbox One and Playstation 4. Also coming for those systems in early 2015 (no specific release date) is Bladestorm: Nightmare. Both are strategy games based on historical conflicts, promising hundreds of enemies on-screen at once and hundreds of hours of gameplay. Read on for trailers and early impressions!

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2 years ago

PSA: Nokia Camera app is missing for some Lumia users

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2 years ago

Heads up! These Nokia Lumia 1320 skin cases have been reduced to $4.95 today

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Microsoft: Windows 10 will support the HEVC video compression standard

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