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2 years ago

MetroMail gains Windows Phone 8.1 support for Gmail and IMAP users

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If you have to use Gmail for work, there are very few, if any, reliable email clients for Windows Phone beyond MetroMail. But besides Gmail, the MetroMail app also enables Outlook and IMAP with PUSH IDLE support for instant notifications. In other words, it's quite powerful and useful for those needing an app with "100% feature-parity with the official Gmail iOS app (minus server-side drafts)", or for those who need a potent IMAP client.

Today, version 3.0 is hot off the presses. MetroMail 3.0 is so new you may not be able to find it in the Store yet. Luckily, we have the full scoop and Windows Phone 8.1 users will want to pay particular attention.

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2 years ago

Angry Birds Star Wars II update for Windows Phone adds Rise of the Clones

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2 years ago

Blue Skies updated to gain additional radar sources, offline support and more

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Blue Skies has quickly captured the collective heart of the Windows Phone community. It's a beautiful weather app that is also functional and useful. We've been loving it for the past two months and are quite pleased with the solid and regular updates. Today we're getting another update to Blue Skies that adds caching and offline support, plus so much more.

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2 years ago

Microsoft will give you $650 to trade your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

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2 years ago

Location Finder updated, adds transparent Live Tiles and resolves OneDrive issues

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Location Finder is a popular Windows Phone app that will find, save and share your current location. The app can come in handy if you need to remember where you parked your car or need to share your location with friends/family visiting from out of town.

The app recently received two updates of the past few days, ultimately taking Location Finder to version 2.7.1. The first update added transparent tiles and street view capabilities to Location Finder's list of features. The most recent update fixes issues surrounding OneDrive back-up/restore features.

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2 years ago

Sprint announces 30-day trial for new customers

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Sprint announces 30-day trial for new customers

Sprint has announced a new trial program for their network. Sprint will be giving a full refund to customers who aren't satisfied with their Sprint service within the first 30 days. Specifically, Sprint will refund customers the cost of the device, and all activation and service fees will be waived.

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2 years ago

Scribd brings Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 users unlimited access to thousands of books

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Scribd (scribd.com) claims to be the world's largest digital library with over 80 million users. The service features a subscription available for a monthly fee of $8.99 that allows readers unlimited access to more than 400,000 books from over 900 publishers, including Harper Collins, RosettaBooks, and Workman as well as New York Times bestsellers and literary classics.

Scribd also is the world's largest digital document collection, with millions of user-uploaded documents and written works. While the app has been available for iOS and Android for long, the official Scribd app has finally arrived for the Windows platform – as a Universal app for both Windows Phone and Windows 8.

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2 years ago

Microsoft promotes major Windows Phone news apps in new video

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2 years ago

Sprint expands LTE service to 28 more cities

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2 years ago

A&E, Lifetime and History bring Pawn Stars, Duck Dynasty and more to Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Hypernaut for Windows Phone is an endless runner you should download right now

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2 years ago

Nokia Imaging SDK 1.2 released, Lumia SensorCore SDK out of private beta

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2 years ago

Super Why! - A collection of educational games for Windows Phone (Hidden Gems)

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While this may not apply to every Windows Phone user, the platform is a great medium for children's educational gaming. These Windows Phone titles mix learning the ABC's or basic math with visual aids that are presented in game format.

Super Why! is one such title that is designed to help you child improve their reading and spelling skills through four interactive literacy games featuring the four main characters from the PBS television series, Super Why!. These games are fashioned to teach your children the alphabet, rhyming, spelling writing and reading.

Let's take a closer look at Super Why! and remember, if you leave a comment below you will be entered into our daily Hidden Gems contest to win a new tablet or Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 635 for AT&T and T-Mobile available for pre-order at US Microsoft Store site

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2 years ago

My Little Pony brings love and friendship to the realms of Windows and Windows Phone

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My Little Pony has been released on Windows 8 and Windows Phone, published by popular game developer Gameloft. The title tasks players with freeing Ponyville from the grasp of Nightmare Moon and bring light and friendship back to the land. Join favourite ponies, including Rainbow Dask, Fluttershy and Applejack as they attempt to halt Nightmare Moon and restore peace to Ponyville.

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