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2 years ago

Maxthon web browser for Windows Phone receives massive update

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2 years ago

Facebook for Windows 8.1 gets a major update today, here’s what’s new

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Microsoft is pushing for a major refresh on their Facebook apps, with Windows Phone 8 getting a major overhaul earlier this week and Windows 8.1 counterpart nipping at its heels. Although Christmas may have come in the middle, it’s clear Microsoft has a plan to keep these apps in tiptop shape.

If your Store has refreshed your apps, then you should be sitting on the version 1.2.0.12 of Facebook for Windows 8.1. It’s a fairly big update with a decently detailed changelog, let’s take a look.

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2 years ago

Shooting in RAW with your Nokia Lumia PureView Camera

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One of the more interesting features of the Nokia Black update is the ability to capture photographs in RAW or DNG format.  DSLR and high-end compact cameras have been using the RAW/DNG format for years and this is the first time a smartphone has had this ability.

The DNG format allows Lumia 1020 and 1520 camera users more control over their images.  It is a feature that matches up well with the optical stabilization, low-light performance and larger imaging sensors already in place.

However, DNG may not be for everyone.  If you detest post-processing (photo editing) and prefer a “straight from the camera” photography experience, you may want to stick with JPEG.

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2 years ago

China launching a second round of probes on the Nokia-Microsoft deal

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The Nokia-Microsoft deal is marching steadily to a conclusion as being approved by the United States, the European Union, and of course, Nokia's shareholders. However, China is still reluctant to give its word. Recently China's Ministry of Commerce has started a second round of probes into Microsoft's acquisition case. This time the government has a new emphasis: antitrust.

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2 years ago

Spice up your Windows Phone photography with Instafont, now with a special deal

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Have you ever looked at photos captured with your Windows Phone and thought, "I would really like to add some font to these beautiful selfies"? You're able to do just that with Instafont for Windows Phone. The app landed in-store this month and is available for free. Slide on past the break for more details on the app and what you're able to do with it.

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2 years ago

Smart Challenge, a brain twisting puzzle game for Windows Phone

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Smart Challenge is a brain twisting puzzle game for your Windows Phone that tests you deductive powers, reflexes, and powers of observation. 

You are presented with a series of brain twister styled questions and tasks where the answer may not be as obvious as it appears.  For example, on the main menu there is an arrow labeled “star” and you are directed to “press start to continue”.  Your reflex is to tap the arrow but to continue you need tap the word “start”.

Smart Challenges has three levels of play that are progressively unlocked and you might be surprised how challenging the simplest of tasks can be.

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2 years ago

Our favorite music game, SongArc offers a great year-end sale

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2 years ago

Weave for Windows Phone 8 syncs with Windows 8 and more in latest update

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Two months ago we gave you boys and girls a look at the next version of Weave for Windows Phone. Weave is one of the oldest and most popular news reader apps available for the platform. That beta you all have been testing for two months is now ready for the general public. Let’s check out what’s new in the latest and greatest version of Weave for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Google Voice app MetroTalk fixes offline calling method in latest update

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There’s no official Google Voice application for Windows Phone, but there’s a third party application that works really well. It’s called MetroTalk. Support for the application ends in May, 2014, but the good news is that the app will remain available and fully functional until then. Call us surprised when an update for MetroTalk has just appeared at the Windows Phone Store. It brings a couple of bug fixes and an update to offline calling.

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2 years ago

Retro Runners, 8-bit endless running game runs into Windows Phone 8

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Need another game to waste time? Check out Retro Runners. It’s an endless runner game with a nostalgic 8-bit style. Get as far as you can while dodging obstacles, enemies, collecting coins and special items.

Developed by two Brazilian guys, Retro Runners is also available on iOS, Android, and Blackberry. Head past the break to watch the official trailer video.

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2 years ago

Skiing Fred, hit the slopes and escape the Grim Reaper’s grasp

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Skiing Fred is an action packed skiing game for Windows Phone 8 that has you try to navigate down a trap riddled ski slope, keeping one step ahead of the Grim Reaper.

It is the first of the Fred series of games to land in the Windows Phone Store.  The Fred series of games have seen a nice amount of success over on iOS and Android.  Based on the short time we have spent with Skiing Fred, it should have similar success here.

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2 years ago

Citrix Receiver updates to version 1.2 - access your files, apps, and desktops on the go

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Citrix Receiver lets you access your enterprise files, applications, and desktops to help you be as productive on the go as you are in the office. If you already use it, then you would probably like to know that the app for Windows Phone 8 has just been updated. Version 1.2 features several things like support for Netscaler Gateway 10.1 and multiple in-session screen display options.

Head past the break to read the full change log.

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2 years ago

6snap heads to version 2.0 as 6tag gets some bug fixes in latest Christmas updates

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It may be Christmas Eve, but many of us are still hard at work. Case in point, Rudy Huyn, who is tirelessly perfecting his 6snap (Snapchat) and 6tag (Instagram) clients for Windows Phone 8.

Tonight, both apps have received updates, though it’s 6snap that gets the lead here due to its two-point-oh new designation. That can only mean some serious new features. Let’s take a look.

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2 years ago

Toy Story: Smash It! crashes into the Windows Phone Store

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If you are a fan of the movie Toy Story, we have some good news.  Toy Story: Smash It! has landed in the Windows Phone Store.  The game has been available on Windows 8 for a little while and it is nice to see it come to the small screen.

The Windows Phone 8 game is a physics-based puzzle game where you must guide Buzz Lightyear through ninety challenging levels.  Armed with bouncing-balls, Buzz must take out all the targets in each level.

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2 years ago

Play Total Conquest, Gameloft’s newest strategy game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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