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2 years ago

Follow the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan rollout using our new tracker page!

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Microsoft is so far taking a slow approach to the roll-out of the Windows Phone 8.1 update with the Lumia Cyan firmware. Yesterday, we detailed what is new in Lumia Cyan, and we have already reviewed Windows Phone 8.1.

However, the question on most people's minds is When will they get it?

Currently, there are no publicly set timetables for the release, as it is dependent on the device manufacturer, model, region and carrier, if applicable. As such, like previous updates, this one is staggered over the next few weeks and months. For now, you are encouraged to bookmark the page below to track the progress on the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update (for Nokia phones).

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2 years ago

ICYMI: July 12, 2014

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ICYMI: July 12, 2014

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella can release a memo to over 100,000 employees. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Which is why every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post – In Case You Missed It.

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2 years ago

Drive through to get the Russian BURGER KING app for Windows Phone

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Official apps are always a welcomed addition to Windows Phone, even if the app is not available worldwide. Such is the case with BURGER KING, who now have an official app for Windows Phone but only for Russia. Developed by LoyaltyPlanet, who gets contracted by many food chains, the BURGER KING app joined Starbucks in Russia as two apps available but excluded from the United States.

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2 years ago

Top Golf Apps and Games for Windows Phone

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Top Golf Apps and Games for Windows Phone

Windows Phone Central Roundup: Golf Apps and Games

Summer is in full swing and many are taking to the golf course to enjoy the sunshine and hit the tiny white ball all over the place. For others, sitting in the comfort air conditioning and picking up the sticks in the form of a video game may be more appealing.

Regardless of your preference, there is a small collection of golf apps and games in the Windows Phone Store that should appeal to most duffers (real or virtual). We have picked a handful of the higher rated offerings in this week's roundup. They include a few golfing games and apps that may help you navigate the course a little better. We also have an app that will keep you up to date on all the news and standings from the professional golfing ranks.

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2 years ago

Xbox gamers can now put Microsoft Jigsaw together on Windows 8

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Earlier this week we mourned the loss of multiple Xbox games that were recently delisted from the Windows 8 Store. It seems that Microsoft is no longer interested in publishing mobile Xbox titles that it does not fully own. But new Xbox games for Windows 8 do still pop up occasionally, such as Microsoft Sudoku back at the end of June. And hey, they're releasing Zoo Tycoon Friends for Windows Phone and Windows 8 later this year.

Another Xbox game for Windows 8 and RT has just become available in all regions after enjoying the traditional soft launch in Trinidad and Tobago: Microsoft Jigsaw. As you might expect, Microsoft Jigsaw is another casual free-to-play title that fits right in with Microsoft Sudoku, Microsoft Bingo, Microsoft Microsoft, and other first-party Windows 8 games. Jigsaw puzzle fans and your grandmother are sure to love it.

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2 years ago

Plumber Reloaded, a twisted pipe of a puzzle game for Windows Phone

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If you are looking for a casual puzzle game, that has plenty of challenging levels to tackle, take a look at Plumber Reloaded for Windows Phone 8.

Available for Windows Phone 8 devices, including low-memory models, Plumber Reloaded calls on you to connect various elemental symbols together with pipes. The challenge comes into play in that you cannot cross the pipes.

Plumber Reloaded isn't an overly complicated Windows Phone game but six levels of difficulty, 430 puzzle levels and three game modes it'll keep you busy for a while.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Case for Nokia Lumia 820

For today only, buy the Incipio Feather Hard Case for Nokia Lumia 820 and save 40% off the list price!

Measuring less than 1mm thin, Incipio's Feather Case is ideal for the Lumia 820 user seeking inconspicuous, first-class protection. It's made of a durable polymer with a rigid plextonium frame that helps deal with impacts when they occur. Colors include black and pink.

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2 years ago

Popular action-strategy game Tiki Monkeys now available on Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Microsoft Research releases Climatology app for Windows Phone too

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Earlier today, the internets become enraged as Microsoft Research released a new app called Climatology. The app focuses on environmental averages and statistics around the globe culminated from MSR's FetchClimate project, and while interesting, it is not exactly the must-have app for 2014. However, what set people off was the release of the app on the Android OS and not Windows Phone. Immediately plans for a protest against Microsoft were fomenting with online petitions and Twitter campaigns.

The only problem? Microsoft released the app for Windows Phone too.

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2 years ago

Hands on with Children's book for Windows Phone, an interactive app for kids

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2 years ago

Are you buying a new Windows Phone soon or waiting for new hardware?

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The Nokia Lumia 930 is slowly appearing in users hands around the globe. It's the latest Windows Phone that money can buy and it's a solid choice if you've been looking to upgrade your Lumia 920. However, we do know that new hardware is just around the corner. So we're spending the weekend wondering if you're buying a new Windows Phone soon or holding out for newer gear. Take our poll and let us know!

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2 years ago

Snapdeal app gets another update to bring more offers to the customers

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Snapdeal.com is one of India's largest online shopping site featuring a wide assortment of products from Indian and international brands in multiple categories.

While Snapdeal.com has had an official Windows Phone app since two years, it was a half-baked effort and hadn't been updated much. However that changed in May this year when the app was bumped to version 2.0.0.0 and brought a completely new and refreshed online shopping experience on your Windows Phone device.

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2 years ago

FitnessCompanion is a swanky looking exercise app with some brains

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Although our #MobileFit campaign ended in June, it does not mean we cannot still talk about apps. A new one on the Store worth checking out is FitnessCompanion made by dotcompt. Some of you may know dotcompt from the good old ROM days, but he also has a few apps on the Windows Phone Store.

FitnessCompanion is an all in one app for those looking to get or stay in shape. The app has numerous things going for it including a really gorgeous design, sensor support (not SensorCore) and even a personal assistant.

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2 years ago

Nextgen Reader reader now faster and universal, major update now available

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2 years ago

Karbonn Mobiles to launch three Windows Phones in India this quarter

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