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2 years ago

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer gives us more Kevin Spacey

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2 years ago

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1520.3 now receiving Lumia Cyan update

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If there is one Lumia 1520 that is the king of all 1520s it is an unlocked 1520.3 variant, which for those in the US comes with LTE support for AT&T and T-Mobile, in addition to 32 GB of internal memory and Qi wireless charging. Yes, it has everything.

Luckily, if you own that phone, you can now get the Lumia Cyan update, assuming you are not of the Preview for Developers edition of 8.1.

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2 years ago

Microsoft updates Video Tuner app for Windows Phone 8.1 with bug fixes

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2 years ago

EA Access for Xbox One will charge $4.99 a month to play four full games

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2 years ago

Reach for the Sky review – A fun and free ballooning game for Windows Phone

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Last year Windows Phone Central's "Gorgeous" George Ponder reviewed an indie game about hot air ballooning called Reach for the Sky. It came from Copenhagen-based indie developer Aemto and utilized a charging pixel art style. Sadly, that game is no longer available on the Windows Phone Store (per the developer's decision). From the ashes of the first Reach for the Sky comes a new Reach for the Sky sharing the same title.

Although the name has not changed, the new game is essentially a sequel. Reach for the Sky (2014) is still all about climbing the screen in a hot air balloon, but the visuals and gameplay have changed quite a bit. It still features a lyrical theme song from these guys that sounds catchy at first but becomes maddening before too long. It's completely free (with unobtrusive ads), compatible with phones with 512 MB of RAM, and only takes up 4 MB of storage. Just be sure you switch the controls to "Tap" before playing…

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2 years ago

Microsoft still developing Deadlands as original Xbox TV series

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2 years ago

Microsoft delivers a massive and gorgeous update to Xbox Video for Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Lumia 1320 full country listing for Lumia Cyan mass rollout

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Earlier this morning we reported on receiving tips – especially from India – that the Lumia Cyan update is deploying for the Nokia Lumia 1320. As it turns out, this is another mass rollout and as usual, we have compiled this list of regions, countries, and carriers for your convenience.

If you see yours listed below, head to Settings > Phone Update and force check the process to get started. However, if you do not see your country or carrier listed, it means yours is still under testing, so sit tight!

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2 years ago

Cortana's Foursquare support goes live on more Windows Phones

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: 75% off Amzer TPU Hybrid Case for Nokia Lumia 920

2 years ago

China's raid on Microsoft offices is part of a new anti-monopoly probe

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2 years ago

Microsoft ends Nokia Device Hub and Storage Check betas; both are included in the Lumia Cyan update

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Microsoft has today concluded the Nokia Device Hub and Storage Check beta programs, which allowed Lumia Windows Phones to connect to a variety of wireless accessories and anlayze on-board internal storage.

The apps are now part of the Lumia Cyan update and can be found on any up-to-date Lumia Windows Phone. If you're rocking Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan, you'll be able to easily manage all your wireless devices in one place using the commercial release of Device Hub and check what space you have remaining with Storage Sense.

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2 years ago

New rumor claims Microsoft will reveal two new Windows Phones soon

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2 years ago

OSO Push Mount Review, a car cradle with NFC support

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While many will simply keep their Windows Phone in their pocket or case while in the car, a good many will opt to secure their Windows Phone in a car cradle. These cradles come in a wide range of styles and allows your phone to be easily accessible while driving whether you use the phone as a GPS navigational tool or just to see who is calling before you trigger your hands-free device.

OSO is offering a NFC enabled car cradle the company hopes will catch your eye. The OSO Push Mount is offered in three different mount options and with the NFC support, you can have your NFC enabled Windows Phone launch your favorite traveling app when mounted in the cradle.

In using the OSO dash mounted cradle for the past few days, it comes across as a solidly built option worth considering. However, there is one feature that seems to hold this cradle back.

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2 years ago

Microsoft reportedly snags Qualcomm's marketing leader for new gig

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