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2 years ago

Nokia HERE Maps for Windows Phone updated with better 3D landmarks and more

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Case for Nokia Lumia 920

2 years ago

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner brings live TV service to European customers

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US-based customers have been able to access live TV on their Xbox One by connecting the console to a set-top box, but customers in other regions have not been able to access the feature. Microsoft is now addressing the issue by rolling out a USB-based Xbox One Digital TV Tuner that provides an "over-the-air digital terrestrial TV experience," negating the need to connect a set-top box via an HDMI-In cable.

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2 years ago

Masked Shooters, a multi-player online combat game for Windows Phone

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Masked Shooters is a multi-player, online first person shooter for Windows Phones where you can compete in teams or in a free for all format.

The game has a wide range of graphic quality settings to help optimize game play speeds and a modest selection of weapons to use as you try to blast your opponent into the netherworld.

Available for low-memory devices, Masked Shooters has potential but hard to see graphics and cumbersome gaming mechanics hold this Windows Phone game back.

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2 years ago

Is a third feature update for Windows 8.1 in the works?

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2 years ago

Internet Explorer to block out-of-date ActiveX controls August 12

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2 years ago

Microsoft India confirms Cyan rollout for Lumia 1020 starting tomorrow

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While users on Italian carrier TIM are awaiting the Cyan update for the Lumia 1020, which is set to roll out later today, customers from other regions are wondering as to when their devices would receive the update. The wait may not be that long, as Microsoft India tweeted earlier today that Lumia 1020 users in the country would be receiving the Lumia Cyan update starting tomorrow.

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2 years ago

Catch every NFL preseason game live on your Surface

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The official NFL Preseason Live app is available for Windows 8.1. The NFL preseason is officially underway. There will be a total of 65 games this preseason, and you can catch them all on your Surface Pro 3 or other Windows 8.1 device. Read on for details on how to access every out-of-market game live.

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2 years ago

T-Mobile is now the largest provider of prepaid phone service in the U.S.

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T-Mobile has announced today that it has overtaken Sprint to be the largest prepaid service provider in the U.S., with a total of 15.64 million prepaid subscribers on the network. That's dramatically past the other big rivals AT&T and Verizon also, who have 11.34 and 6.04 million prepaid customers, respectively — and T-Mobile shows no signs of slowing down.

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2 years ago

Microsoft Store allegedly coming to New York City next to Apple's glass cube

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Microsoft is rumored to finally open a retail store in New York City. Believe it or not, there isn't a bonafide Microsoft Store in New York City. You do have a specialty Microsoft Store, but those are smaller and don't have as large a selection as typical Microsoft Store locations. A new rumor has a Microsoft Store set to open on Fifth Avenue – near Apple's glass cube store.

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2 years ago

Tentacles: Enter the Mind for Windows 8.1 now available to download in some regions

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2 years ago

New HTC One W8 image shows up on Telfort's homepage, hints at global release

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2 years ago

Weekly photo contest: Coffee

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Weekly photo contest: Coffee

Ready for another weekly photo contest? Of course, you are! Last week we kicked off this new weekly series with the theme sunrise. You guys and gals submitted some gorgeous sunrise photos! Now it's time for another photo contest. This week I want to see your best coffee photos!

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2 years ago

The importance of reading the whole article and some commenting guidelines

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Editor's rant here! I realize that there is a lot of news and buzz about Windows Phone these days, which is always a good thing. I also appreciate that our audience is growing every day, and we welcome you warmly.

Comments are a crucial aspect of our community. The fact is you folks are often our connection to the rest of the world. If we miss something, or get something wrong, we love learning more from you in those posts, as you are a valuable resource too. As our site grows, there are more challenges for us to face including moderating comments. A few solutions are due in the coming weeks, but for now, here are a few guidelines that can keep your fellow WPCentral readers happy.

It is time to lay down the law and for you to eat your veggies or something.

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2 years ago

New Hearthstone patch adds touchscreen Windows 8 device support

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The highly popular free-to-play online collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, from developer Blizzard, just added a welcome new feature that will please a ton of fans playing the game on Windows 8-based tablets and touchscreen-enabled notebooks. The new 1.1.0.6187 patch, released today, has added support for playing the game on touchscreen devices running on Microsoft's latest PC OS.

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