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2 years ago

Twitter's latest social experiment overwhelms users with needless spam

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In its latest experiment, Twitter is receiving a lot of complaints from irked users when it decided to tweak its network to retweet messages that users mark as favorites. Users are complaining that they are seeing tweets that are favorited by those whom they follow in their Twitter timeline like a retweet, with many also getting notification alerts when others follow a new users.

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2 years ago

Cyber Dust secure messaging to launch next month for privacy-conscious Windows Phone users

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If BBM and the variety of third-party Snapchat clients aren't secure enough for your messaging needs, entrepreneur Mark Cuban has announced on Twitter that Cyber Dust will be launching next month on Windows Phone. Cyber Dust promises to be a secure, fun messaging experience with stickers, self-destructing messages, and alerts if someone has attempted to save your message by capturing a screen shot.

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2 years ago

T-Mobile's new plan accommodates larger families

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T-Mobile already has a special promotional 4-line family plan with unlimited text and talk along with 10 GB of data total, and now it seems that the un-carrier network is launching an even larger family plan to accommodate groups of up to 6. The 6-line plan is similar to the 4-line plan and will cost $120 per month.

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2 years ago

PSA: Updates for Windows Phone offline maps now available

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Offline maps are a handy Windows Phone feature that can help minimize the amount of data your Windows Phone consumes while plotting a course, navigating your travels or simply finding where you are.

The offline maps receive updates from time to time and we have gotten a few reports that several are receiving updates today. We can confirm that the Southern United States (at least Alabama, Florida and Georgia) are receiving updates as well as various European regions.

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2 years ago

Track Indian stock market with the Kotak Stock Trader app for Windows Phone

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Kotak Securities Limited, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the stock broking and distribution arm of the Kotak Mahindra Group. One of the oldest broking houses in India, its operations include stock broking and distribution of various financial products.

The company has introduced a unique stock trading app that lets you trade, view latest quotes, track portfolio and market movements, analyze market trends, and get live research calls. The Kotak Stock Trader app provides you with the right tools to keep up with India's biggest stock exchanges – the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

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2 years ago

What is your favorite simple Windows Phone game?

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What is your favorite simple game for Windows Phone? That is a question being tossed around in a Windows Phone Central forum discussion by Forum Member Omar94f.

He is looking for suggestions for games that have really simple controls (such as tapping on the screen as the only gaming control) or possibly games that are easy to play in short bursts. These are often games that are great time wasters that aren't too involved, like a game of Halo: Spartan Assault, but entertaining nonetheless.

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2 years ago

Qais Quest, a knightly platform Windows Phone adventure

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Qais Quest is a nicely animated Windows Phone platform game where you play the role of Qais, a lost knight trying to find his way home.

The graphics remind me a little of the Rayman series of games and the game play is your traditional platformer style with plenty of obstacles to jump, enemies to slay and gems to collect.

Qais Quest is a fun game to pass the time with and is available for low-memory devices. If you are a fan of platformers or just looking for a nice title to add to your gaming library, Qais Quest is worth a try.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Body Glove Satin Case for Nokia Lumia 520

Today Only: Buy the Body Glove Satin Case for Nokia Lumia 520 and save 40%

The Lumia 520 Satin Case from Body Glove brings case innovation alive again with its brushed aluminum texture and trimmed high gloss accents for an all-around reliable solution against damage. The wear-resistant material that this case is made from will enhance your grip and shield against scratches and impacts if and when they occur.

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2 years ago

Waze: No plans for Windows Phone app update

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Waze: No plans for Windows Phone app update

We might never see another update to Waze on Windows Phone. At least that's what we've heard directly from Waze on Twitter. Waze is a popular navigation app that offers turn-by-turn navigation, user-submitted speed traps and more. It's a highly popular app with millions of users who prefer it over other navigation services. The thing is Google bought the company last summer, and we know friendly Google is towards Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Verizon now offering $60 single line plan with unlimited talk and text, 2GB of data

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2 years ago

Another mobile wallet from India, Oxigen Wallet, hits the Windows Phone Store

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2 years ago

ICYMI: August 16, 2014

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ICYMI: August 16, 2014

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It.

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2 years ago

Microsoft shows Lumia 930 being used behind the scenes in new Katy Perry video

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2 years ago

Steve Ballmer is the last of Microsoft's CEOs to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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2 years ago

Download links for Windows 8.1 August Update removed due to bugs

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