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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 1020

For today only, buy the BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 1020 and save 44% off the list price!

These custom protectors are made from the same material used to shield the front of vehicles from rock chips and provide unmatched scratch protection from outside elements. They're optically clear, easy to install and include 2 per package.

Save 20% on all other Windows Phone accessories during our 4th of July Sale using coupon code: J414 upon checkout

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2 years ago

Guacamelee! review – the first brand new Games with Gold title for Xbox One is muy bueno

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The availability of Guacamelee, a Metroidvania-style action platformer with 2-player local co-op would be good enough news on its own, but getting the Xbox One version for free is even better. Guacamelee! is this July's Games with Gold title, so all Xbox Live Gold members can get it for free this month. Read on for impressions, hands on video, and details about how the Games with Gold program works for Xbox One users.

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2 years ago

Gameloft brings the big guns in Blitz Brigade for some Windows Phone carnage

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Blitz Brigade is a first-person shooter (FPS) from Gameloft, which has just been released for Windows Phone. It's not entirely new since Android and iOS already have the game, but it's an official title nonetheless. Essentially, players are tasked with selecting from a range of five classes to team up with other players from around the world and break some bones. Fan of Unreal Tournament, Team Fortress and other classic shooters? You'll want to check out Blitz Brigade on your Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Microsoft announces Lumia 930 goes on sale in France this week

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2 years ago

Pool Live Tour Review - Rack 'em up on your Windows Phone

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Pool Live Tour is a popular multi-player game over on Facebook and is now available on our Windows Phone. As you would guess, the game is an online multi-player billiards game that has you competing against your Facebook friends (or random Facebook members) to see who the best pool shark is.

Along with the online games, Pool Live Tour also has a daily challenge to tackle and practice games. Graphics are nice, gaming mechanics simple and overall, Pool Live Tour is an attractive billiards game for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Microsoft releases preview app for Xbox One to help shape future updates

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Microsoft has displayed strong support for its video game console with numerous updates since its release last year. The company is also looking to future updates and has released a new app for the Xbox One. This app enables consumers to join a preview program, enrolling their console for updates before sending them out across the platform. It's a positive move by Microsoft, especially with the sheer number of updates being pushed out.

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2 years ago

Facebook rolling out 'missed call' ads to boost revenue from India

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2 years ago

Gameloft brings medieval battles to Windows 8 with Rival Knights

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Rival Knights has just launched on Windows 8, bringing with it medieval jousting. The game was recently released for Windows Phone and is well-presented with immersive 3D graphics and dynamic camera angles to create a breathtaking environment where players battle ruthless foes and rival clans across 5 leagues to seize their castle and thrones. It's as good as it sounds.

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2 years ago

Facebook draws ire of UK regulators over secret news feed study

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2 years ago

Microsoft wants you to beta test upcoming Office products and services

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2 years ago

Microsoft joins Qualcomm-backed AllSeen Alliance to standardize connected home tech

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Microsoft has partnered up with Qualcomm and other companies to establish standardized ways for connected household objects (such as light bulbs and thermostats – the "Internet of Things") to communicate with one another. The move will see Microsoft working with other tech companies to bring about standards and make integrating said products an easier endeavour for consumers. The company joins around 50 others in the standards consortium called Allseen Alliance and will help develop AllJoyn, the connection standard led by Qualcomm.

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2 years ago

Paytm gets updated, but still doesn't bring mobile shopping to Windows Phone

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With over 12 million registered users and 6 million app downloads overall, Paytm is India's largest mobile commerce platform. The service started by offering mobile recharge and utility bill payments and today it offers a full marketplace to consumers on its mobile apps.

The Paytm app for Windows Phone got a big update over the weekend. The latest update bumps the app version to 3.0.0.0, and introduces a design refresh and a better wallet experience.

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2 years ago

Fix for the botched Calendar app on Windows Phone 8.1 is now live in the Store

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Earlier this afternoon we harangued Microsoft about the recent Calendar app update for Windows Phone 8.1 that occurred on Monday, June 30. The update virtually broke the app for thousands of users by crashing whenever one adds a new appointment. Soon after our article, the app was unpublished from the Store preventing users who rely on auto-app updates from suffering the same fate.

Tonight, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore took to Twitter to address the situation, noting that a fix would be available very soon.

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2 years ago

CloudMesh's big update includes background sync

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2 years ago

The first games on Chinese Xbox One are… PC MMORPGs [Updated]

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Microsoft will be the icebreaker in China’s previously prohibited video game industry with the introduction of the Chinese Xbox One later this year. We have voiced our concerns about that bizarre adventure, like pricing, and the rigid content censorship for game software. The ridiculously high price might be a placeholder, but the frustration on the game content front seems to be very true.

As we have mentioned earlier, the problem of China as a game market is that there are no rules to follow. The country doesn’t have a game rating system like the ESRB. Every game is to be reviewed separately by multiple government organs, led by the Ministry of Culture. In this process a game could be condemned improper, harmful, or politically incorrect, and banned for all sorts of reasons.

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