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2 years ago

Weather Hound updated - Adds HD Lockscreen support, weather alerts and more

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Weather Hound is one of our favorite Windows Phone weather apps. Its minimalistic design delivers a healthy amount of forecast information that includes your current weather conditions, an hourly forecast and a seven-day forecast. Add Live Tile and Lockscreen support and Weather Hound is a solid, attractive looking Windows Phone weather app.

An update is now available for Weather Hound that takes the app to version 2.0 that has the customary bug fixes and performance enhancements along with support for HD lockscreens on 1GB+ devices, weather alerts, and more.

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2 years ago

Wait for it...something major is coming to Windows Phone!

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2 years ago

Lazada, the Amazon of Southeast Asia releases an official app for Windows Phone

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Lazada (lazada.com), the most popular online shopping mall in Southeast Asia, has recently released their official app for Windows Phone. Customers can browse through various categories from electronics, fashion, cameras, tablets, mobile accessories to home appliances and health and beauty. The Android and iOS apps launched earlier this June. The Windows Phone version followed soon after.

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2 years ago

Native folder support coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Start Screen

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2 years ago

Juiced Systems USB 3 Surface 4-in-1 Adapter review

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Last summer we reviewed an accessory for the Microsoft Surface and Surface Pro called the Microsoft Surface 5-in-1 Adapter. The tiny device plugged into a Surface tablet and gave it extra USB and SD card ports. As someone who occasionally needs to use his Surface for desktop-style work, I found the extra ports very handy. But the Surface 5-in-1 Adapter did suffer from a few design issues that limited its usefulness a bit, most notably the lack of USB 3.0 support.

Juiced Systems has taken our feedback to heart, recently releasing a new and improved model called the USB 3.0 Surface 4-in-1 Adapter. It plugs into any Surface tablet's USB port and adds a total of 4 ports (USB 3.0, SD, and microSD) without the need for a separate power supply. Despite "4-in-1" being a smaller number than "5-in-1," the new accessory is actually a better and more useful device for most Surface models. Find out how well the new Adapter fits every model of Surface tablet in our detailed review.

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2 years ago

Weight Challenge, a simple Windows Phone app to track your diet

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For many, one of fitness goals to work towards is to lose weight. Whether it's five pounds or fifty, you can accomplish this through exercise and eating healthier meals. To help you keep track of your weight loss goal there is the Windows Phone app Weight Challenge.

Weight Challenge is a popular Health and Fitness app that fits in nicely with Fitness Month. The app lets you set your target weight and the date you plan to achieve your slimmer, lighter physique. The app has features to track your daily calories, exercise and waist measurements.

The app does have a certain amount of appeal with a user-friendly design and motivational feedback. If you are looking for a uncomplicated app to help you track your weight loss project, Weight Challenge is worth a peek.

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2 years ago

Microsoft shares details on when Windows Phone 8.1 will roll out in India

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Microsoft India has stated the timeframe for the roll out of Windows Phone 8.1... in India anyway. The company teased on Twitter that consumers residing in the region will receive the highly anticipated update in the first two weeks of July. There are no exact details as to when everyone will receive the download since it still depends on local carriers and whatnot, but at least there's a clear idea as to the timeframe.

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2 years ago

Panasonic launches hybrid Windows 8 tablet for the education sector with cool extras

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Panasonic has today unveiled a new "3E" hybrid Windows tablet for the education sector. The 10-inch tablet will be priced at $499 and will be offered to poorer school districts at more affordable pricing. What's neat about this product is what Panasonic has chosen to include when it comes to extended functionality, including an attachable magnifying lens to transform the 3E tablet into a microscope.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521

For today only, buy the Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521 and save 50% off the list price!

This Nokia Lumia 521 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while providing you with a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

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2 years ago

Aviva releases Windows Phone app to rate your driving and help you save on insurance

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Aviva has released an official app for Windows Phone called Aviva Drive. The insurer uses this app to see how safe their customers drive on the UK road network. What makes it worthwhile for drivers to use is the potential to save up to 20 percent on insurance plans, depending on how safe the app calculates your driving to be. All that's required is to drive a certain amount of miles and Aviva does the rest.

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2 years ago

Massive ProShot update is now available for Windows Phone with temporary price cut

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2 years ago

Official Cleartrip app finally gets much needed update making it quite useful again

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Cleartrip.com is one of the more popular travel websites in India, which allows the booking of flight and train tickets as well as hotels. Incidentally, about two years ago, Cleartrip was one of the first OTA (Online Travel Agent) in India to launch a Windows Phone app, and Windows Phone was also their first platform of choice. While all that gave the service a positive mindshare amongst Windows Phone users, the app has long due an update and the limited ability has irked most users, as reflected in the reviews on the Windows Phone Store. The app has finally got an update bumping it to version 2.0.

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2 years ago

Microsoft smartwatch rumored to come October, work cross-platform

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It's the weekend, which makes it the perfect time for rumors to drop about Microsoft's plans for in the wearable space. Today a rumor is making the rounds that Microsoft's smartwatch will come this October with eleven sensors, open APIs and more — and competing smack in the middle of the first wave of Android Wear devices — including the Moto 360, and possibly Apple's long-rumored iWatch.

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2 years ago

Moviegoers revel, Cinemark now available on Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Catch all your favorite Bravo shows with their new app for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Official apps are raining down on the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. Especially when it comes to those apps for popular television channels. Just this past week we saw A&E, Lifetime and History make their way to Windows 8.1. Then a few days later, those same apps appeared in the Windows Phone Store. Today we're getting Brava Now for both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Let's check these two apps out.

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