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2 years ago

The Walking Cat, a puzzle game full of zombie cats and traps

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The Walking Cat is a puzzle game for your Windows Phone that is one of long lost love and a zombie trying to toss a wet blanket on romance.

The story line behind The Walking Cat has you playing the role of Captain Puffy who has been separated from his love, Miss Purr-Purr. To re-unite these two lovebirds you will need to guide Captain Puffy through a maze while avoiding various booby-traps and the ZombieCat who wants to eat his brains.

Available for low-memory devices, The Walking Cat is a casual puzzle game that does grow on you. It will test your strategy skills to stay one step ahead of the zombie and a nice time waster of a game.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz UltraTough ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 920

2 years ago

Pre-orders of the Lumia 530 sold out in India, release set for third week of August

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The Lumia 530 is all set to launch in India, as the device is listed for pre-order in the country. The pre-orders for the device on Snapdeal are already sold out, and it looks like consumers who haven't managed to get their order in have to wait until the third week of August, which is when the device is slated to launch in the country.

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2 years ago

Weekend entertainment: Spoon, Wu-Tang Clan, The Strain and more!

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There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new_and_worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.

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2 years ago

Xbox Music update adds Recent Plays feature, Kid's Corner support and more!

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2 years ago

Poll: How many apps do you have on your Windows Phone?

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2 years ago

Lumia 530 available for pre-order in Russia, ships August 22

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2 years ago

The official app for Kotak Mahindra Bank arrives on Windows Phone

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Kotak Mahindra Bank is an Indian bank and financial service firm headquartered in Mumbai. The group's flagship company, Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd, converted to a commercial bank in 2004 and has now more than 500 branches across the country.

The bank's official Windows Phone app was launched earlier this week and allows you to manage your Kotak accounts and credit cards.

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2 years ago

FlyOut buzzes into the Windows Phone Store a month after iOS launch

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If you hate flies, this game is going to be very fun. Originally launched for the iPhone and iPad last month, FlyOut has just come out for Android and Windows Phone devices, too. Waves of flies are moving along and you must do whatever is necessary to stop them. Even if it means using machine guns or bazookas.

We've installed it on our Nokia Lumia 930. Head past the break to watch the gameplay video.

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2 years ago

Possible 'fix' for Lumia 1520 tap and scroll problem linked to flexing the screen

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The Lumia 1520 is in many ways the perfect Windows Phone assuming, of course, that you are okay with a 6-inch display. However, if there is one Achilles Heel that only occasionally rears its head it is the 'scroll/tap' issue. Although more a nuisance than anything, the bug randomly occurs when scrolling on the display using a swipe, but instead the device registers it as a 'tap.' This hardware "misreading" results in the phone opening links, tweets, photos, or hyperlinks when the user only intended to scroll up or down.

Ever since the Lumia 1520 started exhibited this problem, it was largely assumed to be a software (firmware) problem, or a screen-calibration tweak. The randomness of the bug and subsequent software releases though calls this explanation into question. Even more, some users have it and others do not.

Now, a new theory grounded in the hardware of the device appears to go a long way in explaining the problem and even how to solve it.

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2 years ago

Some phones in India not getting Lumia Cyan until September

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2 years ago

The full list (so far) of Lumia 520, Lumia 920 and Lumia 1020s eligible for Lumia Cyan update

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2 years ago

GroupMe for Windows Phone updated to share location and more

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2 years ago

New Xbox One TV ad has Billy Bob Thornton telling us what 'perfect' means

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2 years ago

Microsoft interns launching camera-equipped balloon into space

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