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2 years ago

You still have time to win a new Windows Phone in our Hidden Gems contest!

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A few weeks ago we started our Hidden Gems series in conjunction with Microsoft. The goal of the series is to highlight apps and games of high quality but that slip under the radar. Sure it is easy to write about big official apps, but it is these burgeoning services and games that are the heart of mobile today.

Currently, we are on a brief hiatus as we catchup on device release news, reviews and our usual content. However, two things: one, you can still enter our contests to win a new phone or tablet, and two, the series returns in the coming weeks!

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2 years ago

Clarify brings dictionaries for 30 languages in one app for Windows Phone

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Clarify brings 670 different bilingual and monolingual dictionaries in one single app. The Windows Phone (and iOS) app was launched a couple of weeks ago, and covers 30 languages.

Clarify covers Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malayalam, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese linked in a complex matrix resulting in a comprehensive language tool with a potential of reaching 3.8 billion people worldwide.

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2 years ago

Cricket Wireless offers Lumia 630 for 'free' after discount and rebate starting Friday

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2 years ago

Full version of FB Pages Manager on sale for just 99 cents

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2 years ago

Death Drop for Windows Phone, skydiving minus the parachute

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Death Drop isn't your typical Windows Phone game in that you are tasked with jumping your gaming character from a perfectly good airplane and guide him to a target on the ground.

The gaming concept doesn't sound too off-beat until you realize there are no parachutes involved in this game. Each jump destination has multiple targets to strike that range from park benches to garden gnomes to moving vehicles. It's your mission to slam your daredevil into these targets with little regard to safety.

Available for 512MB devices, Death Drop may not hold up to marathon gaming sessions but if you are looking for something off the beaten path, it may be worth a try.

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2 years ago

New email from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hints at future organizational changes

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2 years ago

New report shows US, India and Brazil as top three Windows Phone countries

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2 years ago

Subway Surfers Paris update is now live with the highly anticipated 512MB RAM support

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia Icon

2 years ago

Community fans can watch the sixth season on Yahoo Screen for Xbox 360

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2 years ago

Covy Land, a fast paced platformer game for Windows Phone

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Some time ago, we ran across a decent endless runner styled Windows Phone game from Loon Apps, Covy Rush, where you guide a rabbit through an obstacle course full of dangers. Covy Land is the follow-up to Covy Rush that has similar dangers but is presented as more of a platform styled game.

Covy Land has you guiding the rabbit, Covy, across thirty levels of play and help Covy find all her children. You will have traps and blocks to avoid along with secret passages to discover.

Available for 512MB devices, Covy Land does have a certain amount of appeal. Graphic are nicely drawn-up, game play is challenging with a fast pace but the game does have a Kid's Corner feel about it, which may not be attractive to everyone.

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2 years ago

Latest leaked render reveals AT&T's LTE-enabled Lumia 635

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2 years ago

Pre-order the Lumia 930 in the UK and receive some free goodies

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Two popular online UK retailers have announced pricing for the Lumia 930. Clove and Unlocked Mobiles have the new Windows Phone listed for £435 and £449.98 respectively. We've looked at major carriers in the UK stocking the device, but not everyone wants to be locked into a 24-month contract. The best part about the listings isn't the attractive price tag for a brand new flagship smartphone, but the bundled goodies early purchasers will receive with their order.

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2 years ago

UK government set to rush through emergency surveillance legislation

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The UK government is looking to reinforce powers of security services to require internet and phone providers to maintain records of customer email and calls. Emergency laws are to be introduced into the Commons next Monday, following private talks and gaining support of both Labour and the Liberal Democrats on the basis that there will be new board to oversee the functioning of new powers. The move is an effort to continue protecting UK citizens from external threats.

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2 years ago

Lumia 930 launching in Singapore on July 12

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