Pre Order: Oculus Rift
Order Today: Lumia 950 XL | Surface Book | Surface Pro 4 | Band 2

Recent Articles

Headlines

2 years ago

Nokia shows off the Lumia 925 in India with more low-light photography

14

Nokia and Microsoft are cracking on with marketing Lumia Windows Phones, including the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020. The two flagship smartphones offer a premium Windows Phone experience and are to appeal to those who are looking for something slightly more than the ever popular Lumia 520, which is really kicking off in multiple markets, including India.

More →
2 years ago

Delta Airlines taking the Lumia 820 on board for customer service

93

Nokia has announced that Delta Airlines will be rolling out the Lumia 820 Windows Phone to more than 19,000 of its flight attendants. The hardware will be used for on-board payments and to improve the overall experience for customers. Not only is the device sleek looking, but you've got better security and of course the Modern UI that makes it a perfect choice for the company.

More →
2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 820 available for just £179 at Tesco

23

UK retailer Tesco has a great deal on at the moment should you be looking for a new Windows Phone. The mid-range Lumia 820 is available for just £179 when taking into account an applicable discount code coupled with an already established deal. Listed with a £199 price tag (£100 off already), you'll be able to walk away with the Lumia 820 SIM free at an awesome price.

More →
2 years ago

Round 'em up with Crazy Horses: Unstabled! for Windows Phone 8

4

Crazy Horses: Unstabled! is the latest Crazy Horses game installment from Nice Touch Games. The Windows Phone 8 title is a fast paced game where you are tasked with lassoing and guiding those crazy horses into the stable.

Sounds easy enough but you have angry bulls, trains, tornadoes and other dangers that will try to take out your horse herd. Lose too many horses and the game's over.

Crazy Horses: Unstabled! is a fun, casual game that has a little kick to it.

More →
2 years ago

Microsoft testing Windows Phone 8.1 internally

174

A Chinese developer just caught an interesting record in its server log, saying that a mysterious running Windows Phone OS version 8.10.12166 has downloaded his app. Considering the latest version of Windows Phone that we consumers have direct access to is 8.0.10328.78, the higher version in question has to be Windows Phone 8.1 being tested somewhere inside Microsoft.

More →
2 years ago

6tag, the first Instagram client for Windows Phone with video upload support and more, is now available

370

Tonight, Rudy Huyn’s long awaited Instagram client 6tag has gone live in the Windows Phone Store. The app, which was recently renamed from 6tagram due to copyright issues, is the first 100% API compliant Instagram app for Windows Phone 8 devices (Windows Phone 7.x support is expected later).

The app is a free download with in-app purchases to remove ads ($1.29) and to enable optional video uploads ($1.49), though users get one-free upload to test the experience. The app, loosely based off of Huyn’s other work, 6Sec (for Vine), features the same easy to use design along with every feature that Instagram offers, plus more.

More →
2 years ago

Hands on with SongArc, the upcoming music jam game for Windows Phone that will be the ultimate time killer

51

Windows Phone Central first brought you the news about SongArc, a music game that’s reminiscent of Guitar Hero and Audio Surf that will utilize your stored music for exciting gameplay. The game is the brainchild of Turtle Games, who make the popular game Rum Run and András Velvárt, who is the mind behind SurfCube 3D Browser and is an extension of the AppCampus project.

Tonight, we can give you an exclusive first look at the game in action.

We’ll be forthright: this game has all the makings for a hit arcade game on your phone. For one, it’s very well polished in the graphics department, with an eye catching and intuitive UI. Next up, you can bring your own music to the game—who doesn’t want that? Finally, if your song isn't programmed for play, you can just make a “sheet” for it and you’re good to go.

Music, fun and creativity? All checked off.

More →
2 years ago

Reuters: Nokia launching large smartphone next month [Update]

251

Update 8:15PM: Windows Phone Central can now confirm a few things about this story. The phablet will be a 6 inch, 1080p, quad core device with gdr3 and a 20MP camera. It will be reportedly very thin with a slight camera hump akin to the Lumia 925. The tablet, a separate device, will be RT based.

We have it on good authority that Nokia is planning an event for the end of next month. It’s expected to take place in New York City over two days, September 26th and the 27th. What’s happening? We’ve seen leaks for a Nokia branded tablet running Windows RT, but we’ve also heard rumors of larger smartphones on the horizon.

Sources with Reuters are backing up that idea of a “phablet” coming soon.

More →
2 years ago

Flixster and Netflix updated; Flixster improves integration with Rotten Tomatoes

34

Flixster and Netflix have been on Windows Phone for quite a while. In fact, Netflix was shown off on stage at the Windows Phone 7 Series unveil at MIX back in March 2010. Both apps were available for consumers when Windows Phone went on sale at the end of 2010. They’ve received small updates here and there along the way. Both just received two updates today, let’s check them out.

More →
2 years ago

Lumia 1020 owners: Hipstamatic Oggl PRO follows its little brother with a big update

11

Yesterday we reported on the new improved version of Hipstamatic’s Oggl photo app for Windows Phone 8. We noted how the app has had a rough start but with this latest update (version 1.0.0.5) it has become significantly better. At the time, we pointed out that Oggl Pro (the version for the Lumia 1020) had yet to receive its update, but we expected it soon.

Now, version 1.0.0.5 of that app is available to download and like Oggl basic, it has a nice robust changelog and yes, those much needed speed improvements. It’s not a one to one changelog though as some fixes are specific to the Pro version.

So what’s new?

More →
2 years ago

IDC: Windows Phone is the second most popular mobile platform in Latin America

114

Depending on who you ask, Windows Phone claims anywhere from 3 to 6% of the global smartphone market. Of course it can vary from region to region. We also know that devices like the Nokia Lumia 520 are helping fuel growth in emerging markets. Which is why it’s not too surprising to find out that Windows Phone is now the number two most popular operating system in Latin America.

More →
2 years ago

Doodle Jump hops back onto Windows Phone 8, but drops Xbox Live support

78

There's no denying it, Doodle Jump is (or rather was) an incredibly popular title. Previously available on Windows Phone, Doodle Jump was pulled and has since been missing for those who have not yet downloaded it on their handsets.

Today we're pleased to relay news that the cute, little game has returned to Windows Phone 8 with many improvements included. Only one problem: it's no longer a Xbox Live title.

More →
2 years ago

Microsoft releases new ads for Office 365 University; attempts to get "down with the kids"

26

Microsoft has certainly got its humour hat on and has gone all out with two new advertisements for its Office 365 platform. Gunning for students who are starting (or are returning to) college, Redmond aims to slap a copy of Office 365 University in the hands of everyone involved in higher education. Are the ads effective? Sure, it's also good to see a humorous touch to what many would assume to be a difficult product to promote with "cool" marketing. 

More →
2 years ago

Let the tweets flow with TweetLive for Windows Phone and Windows 8

4

TweetLive is an interesting app for our Windows Phones that builds a tweet wall on your Windows Phone.  Once you authorize the app to access your Twitter account, you can search for tweets by keyword and have them randomly displayed on your Windows Phone.

Retweets are filtered so you won't see duplicates and the background cover automatically changes to keep things mildly interesting. Tweets cycle through about every five seconds and you can always pull up the search field and change things up.

More →
2 years ago

Nokia product codenames reveal little in latest leak

82
82

Nokia product codenames reveal little in latest leak

Evleaks, the Twitter account that has been behind Windows Phone hardware leaks in the past, has now fired out numerous codenames that are reported to be hints at future handsets from Nokia. These codenames include the "Bandit," which is billed as a 6-inch 'phablet'. While this leak doesn't reveal much, it's handy to have them jotted down somewhere for future reference, should further details eventually emerge.

More →
Show More Headlines

Pages