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2 years ago

Nokia Camera Beta updated with various fixes for delays and crashes

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The Camera Beta app is where the imaging team from Nokia (now Microsoft, technically) add new features and refine the user experience. We last saw an update for the Camera Beta app back on May 12, so it makes sense nearly a month later to get another refresh.

Version 4.7.1.9 should be live in the Store shortly for most of you, a bump from the previous 4.7.1.3 last month. The good news here is there is a detailed changelog and the fixes seem quite worthy of the update. Let's take a look.

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2 years ago

Duckie Deck Sandwich Chef is a fun and creative Windows Phone game for preschool kids

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Duckie Deck is a Polish game developer focused on creative development in toddlers and preschoolers and their educational games have been played by over eight million kids.

The company’s new game, Sandwich Chef, enables kids to transform their sandwiches into works of art, using healthy ingredients stacked on top of slices of bread. The final effect is a wholesome, balanced meal that delights the eye and builds an appetite.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Double Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521

For today only, buy the Amzer Double Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521 and get 50% off the regular price!

This Lumia 521 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while providing you with a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

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2 years ago

Flickr ditching Facebook and Google sign-in for Yahoo accounts

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Some viewed it as inevitable that Yahoo would flip the switch for both Facebook and Google sign-in options to be disabled in favor of its own account system. The popular photo sharing service offers a solid platform for hobbyists to upload and share snaps they've captured with smartphones and/or more professional setups. If you access Flickr through Facebook or Google, you'll soon be prompted to create a new Yahoo account.

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2 years ago

Battling canaries, scorpions and more with the Windows Phone game Slingcat

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Slingcat is a Windows Phone game where you play the role of a cat, which bears the same name, who is on a mission to find buried treasure. Armed with only a bow, Slingcat faces an assortment of dangers during his quest for treasure that include charging bulls, canaries armed with boulders, bomb dropping vultures and more.

Gameplay is a combination of a platfomer styled game and an action shooter. This combination of game play styles helps add to the games appeal and will definitely keep you on your toes. Animations are nicely drawn-up, game play challenging and Slingcat makes for an enjoyable gaming option for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

Feel enlightened with the official TED app, now available for Windows and Windows Phone

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TED is a nonprofit (started in 1984) focusing on spreading ideas using short talks, covering everything from science to business to global issues, and official Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps have just been released. The global community houses folk from around the world, welcoming those who desire a deeper understanding of the world as we know it today. The main website is a library full of content, which is now accessible using nothing more than your tablet, PC or Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Relive your favorite football goals in this new sport puzzle game for Windows Phone

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Remember those fantastic goals you've seen on TV that you wish you could recreate? Now you can with this latest Windows Phone game from aptly titled First Touch Publishing. The game, Score! World Goals, puts players in charge of netting those classic football goals from around the world. Your fingers are in control of famous goals, but do you have the skill to get past the opposition's defense?

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2 years ago

EE rolling out 4G to 15 new UK towns with high-speed donkey rides to boot!

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Good news for you folk in the UK that use EE as your network of choice. Today see's the countries largest carrier announce their 4G service in 15 new towns – including – Gateshead, Birkenhead, East Grinstead, Leighton Buzzard, Wallasey, South Shields, Wakefield, Coatbridge, Lisburn, Bangor (NI), Newtownards, Omagh, Port Talbot and Neath. This follows the recent announcement that EE is expanding its double-speed 4G network to 20 more towns and cities before the end of 2014.

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2 years ago

Life 360 allows you to keep tabs on your family, now on Windows Phone

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Life360 is very popular on Android and iOS, now Windows Phone families can get in on the fun. This app actually came out a few weeks ago but flew under our radar. Nonetheless, we need to get the word out for all those families who could find value in an app brings families closer together. Read on to learn more about Life360 and download the Windows Phone app.

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2 years ago

Popular and portable NFC-enabled Bluetooth Speakers

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When I bought my first desktop in college, I had a fancy 2.1 speaker system along with. I was the cool guy around, and lugged around those to college parties and family get togethers.

I haven’t used those in a couple of years now though. There are some fine Bluetooth speakers in the market and while they can’t obviously replace a high quality speaker setup with a subwoofer or something, the portability and connectivity options are a great advantage. The latest range of Bluetooth speakers are also NFC-enabled that allow pairing your smartphone with just a tap.

We are familiar with Nokia's JBL Power-up NFC speakers but let’s have a look at three popular NFC-enabled Bluetooth speakers that I’ve been using extensively at home for a while and carry on my travels as well.

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2 years ago

SEQR brings Sweden's most used mobile wallet to Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Lower priced Windows tablets are coming soon, even below $200

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2 years ago

Disney's Words of Wonder now available for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Awesome Lock updated in preparation for the World Cup

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Awesome Lock is popular Windows Phone 8 lockscreen app that allows you to customize your Windows Phone lockscreen by adding news, weather, currency exchange rates, Facebook notifications and more to your lockscreen.

The app was recently updated to version 4.2.1.10 which adds a handful of performance improvements and bug fixes but most notably adds support for pinning news and scores about the 2014 FIFA World Cup to your lockscreen.

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2 years ago

Microsoft wants to show the magic that can happen with Kinect

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