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2 years ago

Disney makes wide assortment of Windows Phone games free for the holidays

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2 years ago

Sneak peek: Cal may be the next big calendar app for Windows Phone

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If there is one thing we can all agree on is that Windows Phone has some talented developers. Especially when it comes to design, which is heavily inspired by Microsoft’s Modern UI principals.  

Today, I’m giving you an early look at a new calendar app headed to Windows Phone. Simply called ‘Cal’. The app is superbly clean and minimalist looking, really eye catching. Even though we already have some great calendar apps like Simple Calendar and Chronos Calendar, Cal ranks right up there in my opinion.

So head past the break to see my video tour and some early screenshots.

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2 years ago

TripAdvisor integrates into Bing Smart Search in Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Xbox Live games in the Nokia Collection go on sale, put that voucher to good use!

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If you’re a Nokia Lumia owner, today is your day. Especially if you just bought a new device. It’s been known that if you bought a Lumia 1520 from AT&T, you also nabbed a $20 Microsoft Store card. If you pre-ordered thru the Microsoft Store, well you probably don’t even have your Lumia 1520 yet, but you did get a $70 voucher. So what to spend it on?

Nokia’s exclusive Xbox Live collection is pretty impressive and evidently, they want you to have it. That’s why they slashed prices on numerous titles and will be putting other titles on sale later in the month. So what are you getting?

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2 years ago

New Windows ad showcases ‘New Devices for the new Windows’

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2 years ago

Sozoom - show off the zoom power of Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 in this exclusive app

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Sozoom by Volevi is an exclusive app for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Lumia 1520 that lets you add “zoom balloons” to your photos. It shows off how much you can really zoom with the special Pureview cameras featured in these two devices. It’s a very simple app, but it’s not perfect.

Head past the break to watch our walkthrough video.

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2 years ago

Nokia teams up with Verizon to bring Redbox Instant streaming app to Lumia devices

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Nokia has announced another exclusive app for their Lumia customers. Redbox Instant by Verizon is now live in the Nokia Collection and will allow users to stream movie content right to their Lumia Windows Phone. After 60 days, the app will go to all Windows Phone owners, so don’t fret.

The Redbox service (US only) has a free trial and normally runs for $8 a month (and a $1 for Blue ray access), which is similar to what Hulu or Netflix charge. But in addition to just streaming, you can also rent up to 4 DVDs per month. That’s kind of a really good deal, if you ask us. But it depends also on how many movies you watch (and how many on your phone).

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2 years ago

Readit gets a ginormous 1.2 update for Windows Phone, here’s all that is new

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A few weeks ago we told you about Readit, a new Reddit (reddit.com) app for Windows Phone 7.x and 8 devices. We liked it so much, we gave it our editor’s choice for Reddit clients. Even though its 1.0 debut was one of the best we’ve seen for any app, there was room for improvement. As a few of you noted in comments, memory usage and performance could be better.

Luckily, the developers agreed with you as version 1.2 just went live in the Store. Its changelog is either the most detailed we’ve ever seen, or it’s just so massive that the developers should be commended for their hard work. In fact, it’s so big it’s not listed in the app or the Store.

But you’re at Windows Phone Central, so we have all the details…

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2 years ago

Review – E LV Leather Wallet for the Nokia Lumia 1520

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If you’re one of the lucky ones to pick up a Nokia Lumia 1520 on AT&T this morning, you may be looking for something to protect it. While ranges of styles for cases on these devices varies, today we’re taking a look at the biggest one you can get, the leather wallet style.

As a throwback to the PDA days of yore, the E LV Deluxe PU Leather Wallet, which runs for a modest $10, offers solid protection and a few surprises. While its ability to make the Lumia 1520 even larger will be off putting for some, once you go this big, does it really matter?

Head past the break for some more pics and our video review.

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2 years ago

You’ve got your Xbox One. Now what?

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2 years ago

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 launches with low inventory

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Today, the AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 hit the store shelves but at the last minute, many received emails last night from AT&T and Microsoft’s Online Store informing them of shipping delays. 

Citing overwhelming demand, pre-orders for the new Windows Phone would not ship as first planned.  When we first reported this, we were not sure how this delay would affect in-store inventory.

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2 years ago

Audible for Windows Phone gets updated; includes unknown changes

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2 years ago

Nokia ups the ante, offers free Power Keyboard for Lumia 2520 owners

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Today, the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, running Windows RT 8.1 is available in the US on AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Fetching for $399 on contract ($499 without), the tablet won some high praise from us (with only a few criticisms) in our review.

The Nokia Power Keyboard is an optional accessory for the tablet that packs quite a punch. It has a built-in battery to offer a claimed 50% more power (5 hours), two-full USB ports, the keyboard, and it acts like a cover for the device as well. In other words, it turns a high performing tablet into a reasonable work station, with nearly 15 hours of total power.

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2 years ago

From the Xbox One UK Launch event at Leicester Square, London

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It's certainly no secret that Xbox One has launched in a number of markets, one being the UK. We went along to the launch event at Leicester Square, London last night to enjoy some live music and video game demos. We were also able to grab a day one unit from GAME at the indoor section of the evening (thank goodness as it was bitterly cold outside).

Head on past the break for some images and details from the evening as it progressed.

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2 years ago

Contest: Leave a comment, win a premium Style Jukebox account upgrade

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