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2 years ago

Nokia releases Treasure Tag Windows Phone app, expect to see the accessory released soon

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Nokia has published its Treasure Tag application to the Windows Phone Store. The app enables consumers with treasure tag accessories to set up and track said devices, which can be attached to anything from a keying to bags and other belongings. While the app is readily available, the accessory is yet to be make it through retail so don't get too excited as there's still some waiting to do. Pop past the break for more details and store links.

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2 years ago

Trouble with your Nokia Windows Phone? Restore it with the official Software Recovery Tool

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Nokia Windows Phones are solid smartphones running Microsoft's mobile operating system and we've previously looked at how physically durable the devices are. According to AdDuplex reports, almost 90 percent of all Windows Phones are part of the Nokia Lumia family of devices. Consumers have enjoyed both stability and reliability when it comes to said Nokia hardware, but there are times when things can go wrong.

The Finnish manufacturer has made its Software Recovery Tool available for consumers to download, should they experience issues with their Nokia Windows Phone and its OS. It seems to be a re-brand of the 'Nokia Software Update for Retail', which we covered months ago as a solution to fixing your Lumia.  Nokia appears to have made now made it 'public' instead of a tool for themselves.

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2 years ago

Ravelle, a simple way to add captions to your photos

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Ravelle is a Windows Phone 8 photography app that makes it easy to add captions to your photos. 

Captions can be added to existing photos in your Windows Phone Pictures Hub or launch the internal camera app to add text to new photos. Ravelle has a simple interface and can come in handy for the times you want to add your thoughts to your photos.

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2 years ago

Update 3 now available for the Samsung ATIV S Neo on Sprint

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2 years ago

Official WPCentral apps updated today with fixes and new features

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Just in case you thought we actually slept around here, we have new updates to share with you today. A fairly substantial one for our new Windows 8 app which is already live and waiting, and a small patch for our trusty Windows Phone offering which we're expecting to be published later today.

You can pick up the Windows Phone app from the marketplace right here including a free unlimited trial with ads, and you'll find our Windows 8 app here in the store for free with advertising. Curious as to what we've been working on this time? Check after the break to find the full change list for both apps.

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2 years ago

Sony selling off its PC business to an investment fund

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Sony selling off its PC business to an investment fund

Nothing is ever set in stone. That’s one thing you really learn about when watching the tech industry. Sony has just announced it is selling its VAIO PC business. In addition it will the TV group its own subsidiary within Sony. In turn, Sony hopes to focus on the mobile unit, specifically on smartphones and tablets.

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2 years ago

Convince an iPhone user to switch to Lumia

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Convince an iPhone user to switch to Lumia

Many iPhone users are probably very comfortable with iOS that they might be hesitant to switch to a different platform. That’s the case with one of our forum members, GPendolino. He’s quite interested with the Nokia Lumia 1520, but he has some concerns. He’s currently using an iPhone 4S.

Head past the break to see if you can talk him into a Lumia device.

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2 years ago

The WPCentral app is the #1 New & Rising app in the US, big update inbound

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Last week, we finally took the veil off of the official Windows 8.1 app for Windows Phone Central. Since then, it received a quick patch to address a network issue. It’s also maintained a healthy 4.6 rating (out of 5) with many positive reviews from all of you.

But you deserve better, and we’re prepared to deliver. Our lead developer, Jay Bennett, is expecting version 1.1.0.4 to land in the Windows Store this week, maybe even as early as tomorrow. I’m looking at the changelog and see no less than 17 new or improved features.

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2 years ago

FasText app lets you send text messages in fewer taps

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While leading messaging apps like WhatsApp are ubiquitous now and the new ones like Telegram are gaining traction, there are still a zillion texts sent out every day.

If you do frequent texting, but hate typing, FasText is an interesting app. FasText is a glorified alternative to the default SMS/messaging app that allows you to quickly send texts by just tapping one of your predefined messages.

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2 years ago

Check out Three Sixty, the new blog for HERE

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2 years ago

BNP Paribas puts out official Windows Phone app to check your bank account

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While there are some in the Windows Phone Store, the majority of banks don’t have apps available yet. Which is why anytime a major bank joins we’re pretty excited for the customers of that particular bank. Anyone out here using BNP Paribas? It’s a French bank and financial services institution. It’s also one of the largest banks in the world. If you’re a customer you’ll be pretty happy to hear that there’s now an app for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Poki is a stunning, feature packed Pocket app for Windows Phone that you need

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2 years ago

Charting your moods with LiveZen for Windows Phone 8

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If you have ever had the need to track your moods and feelings, check out the Windows Phone 8 app LiveZen. It is an easy way to log, track and chart your moods throughout the day and reflect on days gone by.

You will need to log into LiveZen with your Windows Phone ID but in doing so, your data is stored in the cloud making it easy to keep LiveZen up to date if you change devices. At first glance, LiveZen is a nice app to let you log and reflect on your moods from your Windows Phone 8 device.

Who knows? With LiveZen, you may finally be able to prove to your significant other that you aren’t always in a bad mood.

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2 years ago

Windows 8.1 Update 1 now rumored for early April release

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2 years ago

Nokia teams up with Wortmann AG in Germany to boost its share of the B2B market

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Nokia and Wortmann AG today announced a new partnership for Nokia smartphones in the B2B market. Wortmann AG is a Microsoft distributor in Germany and is expected to utilise its previous experience to work wonders with Nokia hardware for businesses. The Nokia Lumia 1520 will join the Lumia 1020 and other Windows Phones to expand on Wortmann's IT solutions. 

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