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2 years ago

Nokia to bundle free accessories with Lumia 930 purchases in Italy

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The Lumia 930 was one of Nokia's last Windows Phone before seeing its handset division pass over to Microsoft in a recently closed deal. According to Windowsteca, the device will be available in Italy from June 20th for €599 and for those who purchase the Windows Phone as soon as it launches, the product will come bundled with a free Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate, portable mini speaker and Treasure tag.

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2 years ago

Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker on sale now for €39

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First announced back at Build, the Nokia MD-12 Portable Wireless Speaker is now on sale in Europe for €39. With NFC tap-to-pair, Bluetooth streaming, 15 hours of playback on a single charge and a form factor that literally fits into your hand, the MD-12 is a great option for those of you who like to take your tunes with you.

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2 years ago

Bungie boosting Destiny resolution over Kinect integration

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With the June SDK for the Xbox One we've already heard how game developers will have access to additional GPU bandwidth. Now it looks like Bungie, developers of hotly anticipated Destiny, will be using the additional power at its disposal to increase the resolution of the game by utilising the now available Kinect reserve. Xbox's Phil Spencer talked about it on a recent podcast:

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2 years ago

Cricket Wireless launches the Lumia 1320 exclusively in the US


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2 years ago

'Grand Theft Auto V' headed to Xbox One, PC this fall

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2 years ago

Official Contour Connect companion app arrives at Windows Phone Store

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Have a Contour camera (www.contour.com)? You can now use your Windows Phone device to control it remotely. The official companion app lets you start and stop video recording from your phone, configure settings on the fly, line up that perfect shot, check your battery and SD card's memory and make sure you have you GPS locked all from your Windows Phone device. The Contour Connect app is still in beta, but you can download and try it out now.

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2 years ago

Halo: The Master Chief Collection available for pre-order on Amazon, already top selling video game

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Earlier today Microsoft made my day by announcing Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One. It's coming November 11, 2014 and brings Halo 1, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 to one game. You get full campaigns for each game, full multiplayer and each game has its own respective game engine. It's insanely awesome for Halo fans like myself! You can pre-order the collection on Amazon right now and check it out as it's currently on top of the best sellers in the video games section.

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2 years ago

Facebook Messenger picks up a small patch for bug fixes

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Facebook Messenger is poised to give WhatsApp a run for best messenger service, even if they're both technically owned by the same company. Although WhatsApp had an update tonight (two, if you really want to count), Facebook Messenger has also been bumped to version to 5.0.1. If you know build numbers for software that 0.0.1 update should tell you this is a minor bug fix, with no new features.

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2 years ago

Endomondo Sports Tracker gains Bluetooth support for heart rate belts

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Endomondo is a popular running app for Windows Phone and other platforms. In fact, you recently voted for it as your favored exercise app so it seems apropos for them to reward you back with a hefty update.

Heading to the Windows Phone Store, and we're eyeing a 9.1 release tonight and its banner feature is enabling Bluetooth heart rate belts. But there's a lot more to this update, which follows on the heels of the previous 9.0 refresh that came out in April.

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2 years ago

Ballmer's dreams of the Los Angeles Clippys on hold as Sterling prepares NBA lawsuit

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Well that was fast. Your dreams of Clippy as a mascot in the NBA are going to be put on hold. Steve Ballmer was basically set to buy professional basketball team the Los Angeles Clippers last Friday. He laid down a cool $2 billion, which would have put it as the most expensive purchase for a basketball team. Turns out current Clippers own Donald Sterling isn't ready to part with the team and has advised his lawyers to sue the NBA.

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2 years ago

#1 ToolKit is a super stunning (and useful) Windows Phone app that you must try

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2 years ago

Ubisoft uses Kinect's leering eye to get you to Shape Up

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2 years ago

Electronic Arts touts EA Sports UFC and FIFA 15 in its E3 sports games lineup

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Electronic Arts announced a bevy of core games during its E3 press conference earlier today – check out our full write-up. But EA's sports franchises are just as popular as their core franchises. And EA Sports UFC will have a great deal of crossover appeal thanks to its impressive one-on-one fighting gameplay and amazingly lifelike graphics.

Although EA publishes games based on a variety of sports, the driving theme among all of their sports titles (especially the yearly entries to the core series) was emotion. New-gen consoles like the Xbox One will allow each game's characters to express greater emotion than ever before. These extra-emotive characters will populate FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15, NHL 15, and EA Sports PGA Tour. Full impressions after the break!

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2 years ago

Xbox One arriving in Russia September 5

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Xbox One arriving in Russia September 5

Microsoft announced that its Xbox One gaming console will be arriving in Russia on September 5th. The gaming console will come with a 500 GB hard drive, a Blu-Ray drive, and wireless WiFi adapter. There will also be a wireless game controller as well as a 14-day subscription to Xbox Live Gold. Microsoft says that there will also be a version with a Kinect sensor as well.

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2 years ago

Microsoft shows how 3D sensing will work on smartphones

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In a concept video demonstrating the use of 3D sensing technology, Microsoft shows how 3D sensing would work on a smartphone. With the rumored Microsoft Mobile, formerly Nokia, McLaren smartphone anticipated to have 3D gesture tech to allow a user to interact with the touchscreen without even touching the display, this technology could appear on this or future Windows Phone models. Check out the YouTube video demo after the break to see this innovative and exciting tech in action.

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