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2 years ago

Project Spark for Xbox One to be released in retail stores October 7 for $39.99

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2 years ago

Be brings Behance to Windows Phone in a beautiful app

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Behance is a platform for artists to promote their work. You'll find graphic design, photography, illustration and more on Behance ( behance.net). They have official apps out for Android and iOS, but nothing for Windows Phone. We don't have any info on any upcoming plans for the company to make an official app for Windows Phone, but we do have an excellent third-party app already available. It's time to check out 'be' for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Patch Tuesday: Most Surface tablets now getting July firmware updates

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2 years ago

These are some great apps you'll only find on Windows Phone

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Last week we looked at how the iOS App Store compared to the Windows Phone Store in 2014. It was a sobering look at how much work Windows Phone still has to close the app gap between the two platforms. That's especially apparent when you look at 'fad apps' like popular games or apps from a new startups or company.

It's not all doom and gloom for Windows Phone. Over the past two months we've seen major apps officially join the platform. Thanks is due in part to the Universal Windows app model that allows devs to target Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 with minimal work. Recently we've seen updates or releases for apps like Comedy Central, PlentyOfFish, UPS, AutoCAD 360, Barclays Pingit, Adobe Photoshop Express on Microsoft's platforms. The future is looking bright for Windows Phone and Windows 8.

Today we're going to turn the tables and look at some apps that are unique to Windows Phone and not available on iOS. We'll list some of the more popular ones and our favorites. Then you can hop into the comments and tell us what apps you love on Windows Phone that you can't get anywhere else.

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2 years ago

Borderlands creators Gearbox Software announce their next game, Battleborn

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2 years ago

Windows/Android dual-boot Console OS aims to support Surface Pro 3

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2 years ago

Windows Phone 7.8 mainstream support ends September 9

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2 years ago

Axis Bank customers in India rejoice… the official Axis Mobile app is here!

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While Windows Phone users have been pretty happy with the growth of the ecosystem in India, Axis Bank customers have been clamouring for the official app especially after the closest rivals, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank landed on the Windows Phone Store.

Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. I confirmed that the Axis Bank app was coming soon a few days ago, and we've hit the bulls-eye here. The official app of Axis Bank – Axis Mobile – has just arrived on the Windows Phone Store.

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2 years ago

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 reportedly nears completion by Microsoft

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Back in April, Windows Phone Central reported that Windows Phone 8.1 is scheduled to receive two OS updates in 2014, with one in July and another in November. Previously known as general distribution releases (GDR), the updates bring some new features, optimizations, and bug fixes to those with Windows Phone. Neowin is reporting that Update 1 is nearing completion by the Consumer Experience (CXE) team, and they may wrap in the next week. If accurate, Update 1 looks to be on schedule.

Once the Windows Phone program managers clear Update 1, the bits are pushed to Microsoft's OEM and carrier partners for further testing. An expected public release with carrier/OEM support is still a few months out, especially since the original Windows Phone 8.1 update has yet to be delivered to most users. However, like previous GDR updates, those enrolled in the Preview for Developers program are setup to get the update early, possibly within weeks.

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2 years ago

WhatWay, test your reaction time in this challenging and addictive game for Windows Phone

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Sometimes, simple is best. We love games that we can simply pick up, play for a few minutes, and then move on to whatever we need to do. WhatWay is one of those games, but you might get addicted to it. This game is about visual and spatial processing and how fast you can react. Want to see how it looks? Head past the break to watch some gameplay with the Nokia Lumia Icon.

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2 years ago

Zoo Tycoon Friends announced for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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2 years ago

Official Twitter app updated with multi-photo upload and other cool features

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2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Armed robbers raid Brazilian Samsung factory for 40,000 devices

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At a Samsung factory in Brazil armed robbers hijacked a night shift bus, subdued workers, and made off with 40,000 devices, including smartphones, tablets, and notebook computers. Police estimate the value of the goods at $36 million, though Samsung says that's too high. Other estimates place the value at $6.3 million. Roughly 20 gang members were involved in the incident, which São Paulo authorities are currently investigating. Luckily nobody was hurt in the robbery.

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2 years ago

Subway Surfers to finally receive 512MB RAM support in upcoming Paris update

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We've got some fantastic news for those who own Windows Phones with only 512MB of RAM and wish to play Subway Surfers. Since the game was released, consumers have cried out for low-end hardware support and the developer has taken note. Joe Belfiore previously confirmed that said support is on the way and today we've learned that Subway Surfers will be compatible with 512MB of RAM in the next update, which will take players through Paris as part of the World Tour.

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