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2 years ago

Tonight On Kinect: Jace Rode uses his Xbox One to record a cooking show

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When Microsoft launched their Game DVR functionality for Xbox One they paired it with Upload Studio. The aforementioned free app from the Xbox Marketplace allows gamers to splice up recorded video content, add Kinect Video narration, add special transition effects, and more. One gamer, Jace Rode, decided to take Kinect to a completely different level and create a cooking show via the Upload Studio software.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 525 is now available for pre-order in Russia

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The follow-up to the best-selling Windows Phone device is now available for pre-order in Russia. We’re talking about the Nokia Lumia 525. We’ve actually just unboxed one and we should have our full review shortly. What’s the Lumia 525’s major improvement over the Lumia 520? The amount of RAM! The Nokia Lumia 525 features 1 GB of RAM compared to 512 MB on the Lumia 520.

Nokia’s official Russian online store, N-store.ru, lists the Nokia Lumia 525 for pre-order with the price tag of 7490 RUB (approximately $223 USD).

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2 years ago

Virtual wallet service, Mobikwik updated to allow cash payment

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2 years ago

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute releases Windows Phone app

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The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (www.smhi.se) has launched an official app for Windows Phone. Due to levels of demand displayed in Sweden, the SMHI app is now available in the region (the only supported language is Swedish). While the app itself appears to be rather limited in advanced functionality, it's an official offering and a beta at that.

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2 years ago

QuizBlaster, a competitive trivia game for Windows Phone 8

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If you like trivia games, QuizBlaster is a relatively new Windows Phone 8 game that will test your knowledge and speed. 

QuizBlaster is played in rounds of ten questions and you compete online against other QuizBlaster players to see who can score the most points.  There is a little room for improvement but overall, QuizBlaster is a challenging trivia game for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

App update roundup: Nokia App Folder gets bumped, alongside Netflix and 1Shot

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2 years ago

Hello 6E! Leading Indian airline, Indigo lands on Windows Phone

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The Windows Phone ecosystem in India is flying high – literally and figuratively. After Jet Airways and SpiceJet, another Indian airline has launched their Windows Phone app.

The popular low-cost carrier, IndiGo, is India’s largest airline in terms of market share, and one of the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world. The airline operates to about 35 destinations in India and abroad with over 400 daily flights.

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2 years ago

500px picks up more languages and performance boosts in latest update for Windows Phone

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of our favorite sites for photography is 500px. It’s a great online photography with a beautiful web layout, apps on all major platforms, and re-launched market for buying fine art. It’s awesome. In the Microsoft world they have apps on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Today the Windows Phone version picked up a nice little update. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

6tindr receives extraordinary update before being pulled by Tinder

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2 years ago

What apps are missing in the Windows Phone Store?

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There’s no denying that Windows Phone is the mobile operating system in third place. A distance third, but third nonetheless. It’s still got a lot of work to do in order to catch up to iOS globally before it even can have Android on its radar. The latest numbers from the IDC put Windows Phone at 3.6% marketshare, while Android and iOS are at 81.0% and 12.9% respectively. What about apps? 

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2 years ago

Zello for Windows Phone 8 going into beta, sign up today!

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2 years ago

Windows Phone and the coming of ‘Cortana’ to take on Apple’s Siri

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Come this April, Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows Phone 8.1 at their Build conference in San Francisco. That OS refresh will be announced on the 18 month anniversary of 8.0, putting Microsoft on the dot for their planned release cycle, one that is expected to be accelerated to 12 months next time around i.e. ‘Threshold’.

One of the anticipated features of 8.1 is codenamed ‘Cortana’, its namesake taken from the AI assistant from the popular gaming franchise Halo. ‘Cortana’ is expected to replace (or augment) the current Bing TellMe service found on Windows Phone 8.0. Recently, MSFTNerd, who claims to be in the know about certain Microsoft plans, has made some interesting assertions about ‘Cortana’.

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2 years ago

Rogue app in Windows Phone Store stole customer data before being pulled

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Getting phished online is one of the worst things that can happen. You unknowingly give up your personal information and login credentials to an unsavory party. It also recently happened in the Windows Phone Store to customers of Telfort, a telecommunication company in the Netherlands. The app has since been pulled, but serves as a reminder to think twice before downloading an app.

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2 years ago

Get a dose of Bollywood with the Filmfare app for Windows Phone

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If you are a Bollywood fan, you would know Filmfare as almost a companion handbook for Hindi   films for over six decades. The popular magazine is now available as a neat app on Windows Phone, and brings you all the exclusive interviews, classy photo-shoots, insider stories, Bollywood fashion coverage, movie reviews, and special features.

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2 years ago

Hangman Pro for Windows Phone, a fun gaming option for the smaller screen

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The other day we mentioned the release of Hangman Pro for Windows 8.  It is an entertaining and challenging game, well suited for tablets, and is also available for our smaller screens of our Windows Phones.

Hangman Pro for Windows Phone is patterned very similar to the Windows 8 version with a respectable list of word categories, one or two player game modes, and global leaderboards.  While Trine’s Hangman is a sentimental favorite, Hangman Pro is not a bad choice if you are in the market for a challenging word game for your Windows Phone.

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