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2 years ago

Official UK & Ireland Domino's app for Windows 8.1 now available

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Domino's is a household favourite when it comes to pizza takeaway and is perfect for when you simply don't know what to have for dinner. You've previously been able to check out the enticing menu on your Windows Phone, but now an official Domino's app has launched for Windows 8.1 hardware.

Just in case you're unable to fetch your phone or would like to enjoy ordering a Domino's on a larger screen, this new Windows app has you covered.

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2 years ago

Countdown to 2014 Xbox 360 sale: Marvelous deals, last chance to get Marvel vs. Capcom games

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Every year since time immemorial, Microsoft has put a ton of downloadable Xbox 360 content on sale around Christmastime. The sale returns once again this year as the Countdown to 2014. Running from today through December 31, the Countdown consists both of daily and weekly sales. The first batch of weekly deals runs through the 23rd. 

Head past the break for a full list of today’s Countdown sales and the weekly deals.

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2 years ago

App Update Roundup: HERE Drive+, Nokia MixRadio, BLINK, SongArc, LinkedIn

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Besides the Instagram Beta update we reported on, it’s turning out to be a busy Tuesday morning as a whole horde of big name apps are getting updates on this day. Some fall under the rubric of the boring “general improvements and bug fixes” while others have a few more details. Regardless, as least you’ll know that some of your main apps are getting the treatment they deserve.

Let’s see who gets what in today’s Windows Phone app roundup.

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2 years ago

Instagram updates official Windows Phone app with photo tagging and maps

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2 years ago

Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals spotlights SOL Republic Tracks Headphones

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Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals promotion heads into day number nine and spotlights SOL Republic Tracks HD Headphones.  Tracks HD on-ear headphones are fitted with Sol's V10 Sound Engine Speakers that produce deeper bass, clearer mid-range tonality and resonate highs for full quality audio.

The 12 Days of Deals bring the price of the SOL headphones from $99.99 to $39.99 for the first twenty customers at participating Microsoft Stores (US/Canada only) and the first one hundred online customers.  After the door buster deals are all gone, the headphones will remain on sale for $69.99 while supplies last.

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2 years ago

1Alarm, a no-frills alarm for Windows Phone 8

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1Alarm is a simple, easy to use alarm app for Windows Phone 8.  It is a single alarm without many bells and whistles, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  The app makes use of gesture controls and a unique time setting interface to help the app stand out a bit.

While there are some functionality restrictions do to the Windows Phone OS, 1Alarm is not a bad option to consider if you are looking for a clean, easy to use alarm app for your Windows Phone 8 device.

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2 years ago

EE in the UK announce a new 4G roaming deal with AT&T - more carriers to follow

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UK network EE has today announced it has teamed up with AT&T to offer visitors to the UK 4G LTE services, with more carriers to follow suit in the New Year. What this means (initially) for AT&T Windows Phone customers who pop over the pond is that they will automatically pick up the EE 4G network as long as you have a 4G enabled device. 

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2 years ago

Sozoom for Lumia 1020 and 1520 adds better handling of portrait photos in latest update

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The Nokia Lumia 1020 and Lumia and 1520 have incredible cameras that let you zoom in to your subjects while maintaining high image quality. You can thank the 41 and 20 megapixel sensors respectively in these Nokia PureView cameraphones. One app that does an excellent job of showing off the zoom power on these two devices is Sozoom for Windows Phone. If you already have the app, you should know that it has just received an update.

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2 years ago

Deal alert: Nokia Lumia 520 (AT&T) for $49.99 at Amazon and Best Buy

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2 years ago

Good people of Malaysia - Why not head to the Nokia Lumia 1520 Workshop on Saturday?

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2 years ago

Hipstamatic's Oggl gains Chinese support and Sina Weibo sharing with latest update

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2 years ago

Minimalist calendar app Cal makes its debut on the Windows Phone 8 Store

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Version 1.0 of the striking and orderly calendar app is now available

Back in late November, I gave you a sneak peek at a new calendar app headed to Windows Phone 8 dubbed Cal by developer Philippe Maes. The clean, minimalist app garnered a lot of attention and inquiries from you folks, with many frequently asking when it will arrive.

That day is finally here. After some added features, bugs squashed and a slight delay in publishing, Cal is now available! Read on for all of the details.

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2 years ago

Microsoft looking to introduce original TV series to Xbox in 2014

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Microsoft is still yet to release dates on just when the company plans to release original series for Xbox One and 360 streaming, but it's hoped that the first batch of new shows will broadcast in the first half of 2014. Microsoft's president of entertainment and digital, Nancy Tellem spoke to Variety, stating that Microsoft is a different beast to the likes of Netflix and Amazon but they're working on it.

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2 years ago

Cliff Diving 3D for Windows Phone 8, belly flops not advisable

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We have seen a wide range of games hit the Windows Phone Store shelves and Cliff Diving may be the first and only diving game available for Windows Phone 8.  It may not be your typical Windows Phone sports game but the game has potential.

Cliff Diving 3D has two levels of difficulty and a healthy range of dives to perform.  Graphics aren’t terrible but could use a little polishing and game play is fairly easy but not without challenge.  You will find your diver performing plenty gut-busters or belly flops until you get the game's timing down just right.

If you are looking for a unique game for Windows Phone 8 or just a change of pace from the puzzle games, Cliff Diving is worth trying.

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2 years ago

Amtrak releases official app for Windows Phone 8

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This came out of nowhere. The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, also known as Amtrak, has released an official app for Windows Phone 8 users. Amtrak, as you may or may not know, is an intercity passenger train service here in the United States. Amtrak operates 374 trains daily and connects 896 destinations in 46 states, at least Wikipedia says that. So what can you do with the Amtrak app for Windows Phone? Quite a bit it looks like, so let’s check it out.

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