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2 years ago

HP brings back and promotes the Windows 7 PC due to 'popular demand'

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Microsoft is attempting to save Windows 8 through Windows 8.1, pushing machines left, right and centre, but it seems one of its OEM partners has other ideas. HP has brought back Windows 7 hardware, enabling consumers to customise a new HP PC, running the older operating system. The reason for this re-introduction? According to the HP website, the offer was brought back "by popular demand."

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2 years ago

App update roundup: MoWeather gets new tiles, Readit upvotes bug fixes and Minion Rush goes faster

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2 years ago

Mobilligy Bill Pay, bill management from your Windows Phone

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Mobilligy Bill Pay is a Windows Phone app designed to help you manage your monthly bills to avoid any surprises or fees created by late or missed payments.

With Mobilligy Bill Pay, you simply add your credit card, utility, auto loans, mortgage payments and other accounts you send monthly payments to.  The app also has flexible payment options to let you pay your bills directly from the app.  Mobilligy Bill Pay has the potential of being a handy personal finance Windows Phone app.  However, while Mobilligy has plenty of features, the user interface could use a little fine tuning.

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2 years ago

Dell launches Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro tablets in India

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2 years ago

AIRTAME blows past $1M, adds support for Windows Phone

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Want to show your computer screen on your TV? AIRTAME aims to make it easy for you by not having to worry about cables like HDMI, DVI, VGA or DisplayPort. The crowdfunded project has reached its funding goal after just 12 days and has introduced several stretch goals to make the product even better.

Why should we care? The stretch goal of $1 million to create a Windows Phone app for AIRTAME (along with iOS and Android) has just been passed.

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2 years ago

Here’s a tease of QuizIt from Daniel Gary, a Windows Phone client for QuizUp

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A few days ago we asked you guys and gals what apps were still missing from the Windows Phone Store. The response was overwhelming. At the time of this writing there are over 2000 comments, which means there are a handful of apps you still want to see make the jump to Windows Phone. I have a few personal favorites that I still want to see come to the platform, one of them is QuizUp. Not familiar with the game? No worries, we’ll go over it after the break. We don’t have any word on whether or not on official app is coming, but we do know that überdeveloper Daniel Gary is working on an unofficial client for Windows Phone. Let’s go over what QuizUp is and take a first look at Daniel Gary’s version called QuizIt.

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2 years ago

Verizon's Nokia Lumia 929 goes on sale early in China

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2 years ago

MOLOME photo sharing network finally arrives for Windows Phone, bugs in tow

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The last time we wrote about Molome, a popular photo sharing network, was nearly one year ago in February 2013. Back then, the question as whether or not the app and service would arrive for Nokia Lumias are all Windows Phones.  Since then, we haven’t heard much about the app, which we first reported as headed to Windows Phone back in September 2012.

Today, nearly 16 months later, Molome has finally made its landing on Windows Phone 8, available for all devices.

So what is Molome?

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2 years ago

Path, Barclays, RoboForm and more are your app highlights for the week

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2 years ago

Tonight On Kinect: Jace Rode uses his Xbox One to record a cooking show

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When Microsoft launched their Game DVR functionality for Xbox One they paired it with Upload Studio. The aforementioned free app from the Xbox Marketplace allows gamers to splice up recorded video content, add Kinect Video narration, add special transition effects, and more. One gamer, Jace Rode, decided to take Kinect to a completely different level and create a cooking show via the Upload Studio software.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 525 is now available for pre-order in Russia

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The follow-up to the best-selling Windows Phone device is now available for pre-order in Russia. We’re talking about the Nokia Lumia 525. We’ve actually just unboxed one and we should have our full review shortly. What’s the Lumia 525’s major improvement over the Lumia 520? The amount of RAM! The Nokia Lumia 525 features 1 GB of RAM compared to 512 MB on the Lumia 520.

Nokia’s official Russian online store, N-store.ru, lists the Nokia Lumia 525 for pre-order with the price tag of 7490 RUB (approximately $223 USD).

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2 years ago

Virtual wallet service, Mobikwik updated to allow cash payment

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2 years ago

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute releases Windows Phone app

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The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (www.smhi.se) has launched an official app for Windows Phone. Due to levels of demand displayed in Sweden, the SMHI app is now available in the region (the only supported language is Swedish). While the app itself appears to be rather limited in advanced functionality, it's an official offering and a beta at that.

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2 years ago

QuizBlaster, a competitive trivia game for Windows Phone 8

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If you like trivia games, QuizBlaster is a relatively new Windows Phone 8 game that will test your knowledge and speed. 

QuizBlaster is played in rounds of ten questions and you compete online against other QuizBlaster players to see who can score the most points.  There is a little room for improvement but overall, QuizBlaster is a challenging trivia game for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

App update roundup: Nokia App Folder gets bumped, alongside Netflix and 1Shot

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