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2 years ago

Microsoft OneDrive is now live

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2 years ago

OneDrive now available on Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Join the public beta for Booklet, a unique way to browse Facebook

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A few weeks ago Facebook launched a new app called Paper. As of right now it’s only available for the iPhone right now, not iPad, Android or Windows Phone. Which is pretty disappointing considering many folks who have played it Paper prefer it to the official Facebook app on iOS. We probably won’t see Paper for Windows Phone anytime soon, but we do have a new app that offers a comparable experience for those wanting Paper. Booklet is a new app for Windows Phone that’s worth checking out. So let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Nokia’s giving away a Lumia Icon and a trip to an iconic location (US only)

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The Nokia Lumia Icon is coming to Verizon very soon. In fact it lands on Verizon in two days on the 20th of this month. There’s already a handful of you out there looking forward to getting the handset when it’s officially available. You could buy the smartphone yourself. Or you could enter to win one from Nokia US and a trip to an iconic location. Details below.

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2 years ago

Rayman Fiesta Run now available to all on Xbox Live for Windows Phone! [Updated]

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It was nearly a week ago when Rayman Fiesta run showed up for Windows Phone…in India.  Users who tried to download the game elsewhere were greeted with an error message, noting that it was not available in their region.

Luckily for us, it is now live, at least here in the US and UK and we’re guessing your region too. The game runs for $2.49 and there is no Trial listed. Lame! We’re buying it anyway, because it’s Rayman. Those games have always been awesome, so we’re taking a leap a faith here. Plus, Xbox Live, baby.

Update: The game quickly disappeared from the Store again and is no longer available to buy. Bummer!

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2 years ago

Medical Image Vault, a companion app for Microsoft’s HealthVault

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Microsoft’s HealthVault is a great resource for managing yours and your family’s medical information. Medical Image Vault is a Windows Phone app that provides access to medical images in your HealthVault account.

It is a convenient way to access this information when visiting the doctor or in cases of emergency. Medical Image Vault is a nice companion app for your Microsoft HealthVault account and the HealthVault Windows Phone app.

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2 years ago

How to fix the Xbox One black screen of death (and it's only temporary)

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The most recent update for the Xbox One improved stability and added new functionality to Microsoft’s gaming console, but it has also had an unintended consequence: it has also made the system a bit less stable in other ways. Reports are surfacing around the web that users are experiencing what we are calling the black screen of (temporary) death. The software glitch is annoying, but if you encounter it there is an easy fix: reboot.

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2 years ago

Read your favorite newspapers with PressReader for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Can’t get enough news? Then you’re going to want to check our PressReader for Windows Phone. It’s a popular application from iOS and Android that gives you a more traditional newspaper reading experience, but on your tablets, PC’s and smartphones. Just as you wouldn’t judge a book by its cover, don’t just an app by its screenshots. PressReader is awesome.

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2 years ago

Review - Incipio Feather Snap On Case for Nokia Lumia 1020

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2 years ago

Official IBNLive app for Windows 8 now available

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Earlier today, we wrote about the Firstpost app for Windows 8 from Network 18. The group has also released the official IBNLive app for Windows 8. There’s an IBNLive app for Windows Phone for quite some time now, and the Windows 8 app is a welcome addition.  

IBNLive (ibnlive.com) is a comprehensive news portal that complements the network’s news channels. The Windows 8 app provides news from India, along with videos and photo galleries, as well as live scores. You can also watch Network 18’s news channels – CNN-IBN, IBN7, and IBN Lokmat live from within the app.

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2 years ago

Outlook.com turns a year old - will give away prizes today to celebrate the occasion

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Microsoft purchased its first email service, Hotmail, almost seventeen years ago from founders Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. After a $400 million, exchange and effort to move the service from a Linux based operating system to Windows 2000 – MSN Hotmail, as we knew it was born.

Now in the year 2014, a year after Outlook.com took over the reins and stepped down from its “preview” state to replace MSN Hotmail – Microsoft is ready to celebrate and look back at what the product has brought to consumers around the globe. Moreover, do not have any doubts, Microsoft considers Outlook.com as “the best email choice for people around the world” and the service’s 420 million active users helps to support that claim.

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2 years ago

Feedback needed on switching from Galaxy S to the Nokia Lumia 520

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If you are looking for a budget Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 520 may very well be the best option to pursue. WPCentral member gameson is considering picking a Lumia 520 for his father who is currently using a Samsung Galaxy S (first generation).

Gameson has started a discussion seeking feedback on the Lumia 520 in the WPCentral forums in hopes of getting a better handle on this economy oriented Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Lottery Results for Windows Phone keeps you in the loop with life changing numbers

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Millions of people participate in lottery draws with hopes to win jackpot prizes and change their lives for the better. To help keep up-to-date with frequent results from multiple lotto draws, Lottery Results for Windows Phone is a gorgeous companion app, enabling users to check numbers when on the move. It's worth noting that this app is restricted to certain draws and is not available in the US.

Head past the break to check out details, store links and results past the break.

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2 years ago

Meet UI CENTRIC, a consultancy creating incredible apps for Microsoft platforms

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Windows Phone Central visits the Windows 8 and Windows Phone development group UI CENTRIC

Located several floors up in an unassuming east London building is a quiet office where some of the most creative and beautiful experiences available on Windows Phone and Windows 8 are being developed. You may have never heard of them, but the guys at UI CENTRIC have produced quality apps that you’ve most likely enjoyed if you’ve been an avid Windows Phone user. We recently had the chance to visit that office and chat with CEO Dan Ulzhoefer, to find out how they work, what they’re most proud of, and their plans for the future.

Dan had some great experience to share which we’re sure would benefit any developers reading this article. UI CENTRIC are currently hiring developers with a passion for Windows Phone or Windows 8, so if that sounds like you, check out the interview below for more details on how to contact them.

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2 years ago

Fall Out Boy and Flappy Bird collide in new game on Windows Phone

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