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2 years ago

Disney Hidden Worlds comes to Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Does Disney ever sleep? The company has been releasing mobile games for Windows Phone and Windows 8 at an ever increasing rate. It feels like just it was just ten days ago that their newest game Words of Wonder hit the Windows Phone Store and Window Store (it was). Today we're getting another Disney treat for both of our favorite platforms. Ready to play Disney Hidden Worlds?

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2 years ago

Act quick to get $5 in your Microsoft account for free (It's over!)

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2 years ago

Surface Pro 3 gets last minute firmware update before it goes on sale

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Microsoft has just pushed out a last minute firmware update for the embryonic Surface Pro3. The update comes just in time for those looking to acquire the hybrid device on its launch week, which begins tomorrow from Microsoft and Best Buy Stores.

According to Mary Jo Foley, the update address an ongoing power problem in the Surface Pro 3 in addition to delivering "overall performance updates."

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2 years ago

Don't get shocked: Lumia 2520 travel chargers recalled

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To avoid the risk of electrocution, Microsoft Mobile, formerly Nokia's devices group, has issued a recall of the travel charging kit for the Lumia 2520 tablet. The kit has charging prongs for the U.S., U.K., EU, and Australia. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the U.S., "the plastic cover on the charger's exchangeable plugs can come loose and separate, exposing internal components that pose an electrocution hazard if touched while the plug remains in a live socket."

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2 years ago

Super Tap Ultra – Tap buttons like crazy in this universal Windows Phone and Windows 8 game

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We often like to look to the forums to discover new games and apps to cover. The stuff that you guys have on your minds enough to share it in the forums is probably interesting for us as well. And being a gaming guy, the most interesting forum thread for me is the " Newly discovered games thread." I use it a lot!

One of the games I recently came across within that thread is Super Tap Ultra from InHuman Entertainment. The same developer released an interesting organization app called Node last year, although that app seems to have been abandoned. Super Tap Ultra shows a lot of the same cleverness – it's super simple to play, features great retro pixel art and chiptunes, and is a universal app. Oh, and it's free till the end of the month.

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2 years ago

Hotel Tonight on Windows 8.1 makes booking a room a breeze (Hidden Gems)

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At the beginning of June, the popular iOS and Android app Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com) arrived for Windows Phone 8, allowing those on their mobile to book last minute rooms at a bargain price.

Now, the Windows 8.1 version has also been released, making this another universal app for Windows users in 2014. Let's take a look. And remember, if you leave a comment, you enter into our daily Hidden Gems contest to win a new tablet or phone!

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2 years ago

Have fun learning the alphabet with Elmo Loves ABCs for Windows 8 and RT

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You know a platform like Windows 8 is hitting the mainstream when the high-profile kids games starting showing up. The dinky little ones with crappy artwork and design come first, followed by professional games starring popular characters. Characters like Elmo and the cast of Sesame Street, for instance!

Elmo Loves ABCs definitely falls into the professional category, as it's an extremely robust learning game for the preschool and kindergarten crowd. The game is available now as a premium Windows 8 and RT app. Head past the break for our quick impressions!

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2 years ago

Sky News gets updated with wide Live Tiles and lockscreen support

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2 years ago

Vivino Wine Scanner for Windows Phone 8 is now available

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2 years ago

Microsoft planning better anti-theft features for Windows Phone

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Microsoft is working on new anti-theft features for Windows Phone to be added in a future update. Much like Apple's activation lock, which was added to iOS 7 late last year, the new update to the Find My Phone would require users to login with a Microsoft account before dong things like reactivating a device. Microsoft signed CTIA's Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment in April and is required to add these features by 2015, so it's a good sign that they're already in the works.

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2 years ago

Tell T-Mobile you want to set Xbox Music free by voting

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Last night, T-Mobile US continued their Un-carrier promotion where they look to shake things up by introducing new consumer friendly features. One of the major announcements was in regards to streaming music on their network, which now won't count against your data usage, including no overages, no data caps and unlimited streaming. It's a pretty crazy item for a carrier to give up because as you can imagine, it's easy to go over your data allotment each month if you don't eyeball it too carefully.

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2 years ago

Twitter acquires live video platform SnappyTV

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

For today only, purchase the Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia 1520 and save 50% off the list price!

Made from multiple thermoacrylics, this Nokia Lumia 1520 skin case is highly elastic and resistant to oils. Say goodbye to annoying fingerprints! The back features a matte finish with a glossy edging that enhances the grip around your device. Both black and white versions available!

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2 years ago

Death Worm finally adds missing trial mode in latest update

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Death Worm is a super popular game for Windows Phone, iOS and Android. When ported to Microsoft's platform there was no trial mode present, requiring consumers to purchase the game outright. The developer has addressed this issue by updating the game with full trial mode support. After years of waiting for the game to launch on Microsoft's platform, it's good to see the developer adding new features to the title.

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2 years ago

GT Racing 2 speeds onto Windows Phone with impressive visuals

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