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2 years ago

Microsoft launches web version of Xbox Video prior to Windows Phone app release

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 also headed to Singapore in coming weeks

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Besides getting dibs on the recently announced Lumia 525, Singapore will also be grabbing the Lumia 1520 in mid-December and the Lumia 1320 sometime in January. Nokia announced the news on their Facebook page in Singapore a few hours ago, although the Lumia 1520 had been teased as coming soon for a while.

Pricing on the Lumia 1520 is set for S$999 (no contract) and it will be available starting Saturday, the 14th of December. Pre-orders are starting today for the device at Nokia Stores and Nokia Solutions Partners with all three carriers in that country picking up the massive Lumia.

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2 years ago

Mobile Fun offering $10 off Nokia CR-200 wireless car charger in time for Christmas

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The CR-200 is Nokia's wireless charging car holder for Windows Phones (or any compatible smartphone). The accessory is currently available over on Mobile Fun for $79.99, but since Christmas is just around the corner for those who celebrate the festive holiday, the retailer has a coupon code to knock $10 off the listing price. 

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2 years ago

10tons celebrates Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Windows Phone game sale

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10tons is a popular Windows Phone development house, which has numerous titles published on the store. If you've not heard of the brand before, fear not as this is the talent behind the likes of Sparkle 2, Azkend and more. The developer has today placed three Windows Phone games on sale to celebrate Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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2 years ago

Terrene Review: Learn big words in space (?) on Windows Phone 8

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Since Windows Phone did not receive a new Xbox game last week, my review this week will look at an indie game from Singapore-based developer Aureoline Tetrahedron.

Terrene is a vector graphics game for Windows Phone 8 that looks deceptively similar to arcade classic Asteroids. In fact, it turns out that “terrene” is kind of a synonym for “asteroid.” Who knew? Surface details aside, Terrene’s gameplay and atmosphere are more challenging and contemplative than Atari’s classic arcade game. Do smart ideas make for smart game design? Read on to find out.

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2 years ago

AE Roulette 3D, delivering a little casino action to our Windows Phone

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AE Roulette 3D is an entertaining game that brings a little casino action to our Windows Phone.  The 3D graphics are appealing, game play is realistic and the only thing missing is the noise from the slot machines in the background.

AE Roulette 3D makes for a fun casino game for your Windows Phone and a nice addition to the games of chance genre.

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2 years ago

6snap updated with option to automatically download all snaps and much more

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2 years ago

Nokia officially reveals the Lumia 525, coming mid-December and starting at $200

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It’s been rumored, but now it’s official. Nokia has just posted details and video on their latest handset – the Lumia 525 is now real. This appears to be the successor the Lumia 520, which has been wildly popular for the Windows Phone platform. We looked at some AdDuplex data earlier today that shows the Lumia 520 as the most popular Windows Phone device currently in use. Let’s see if Nokia can bottle lightning twice with the Lumia 525.

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2 years ago

“Xbox, on” and other commands you need to know for your new Xbox One

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The Xbox One came out a few days ago, did you get one? If so, by now you’ve started to explore some of the Kinect 2.0 functionality that every Xbox One comes bundled with. It’s fairly incredible despite some initial growing pains. There’s a whole set of both voice commands to learn and gestures if you want to really control your Xbox One like a pro. Here they are.

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2 years ago

500px updated to optimize views when snapped in Windows 8.1

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500px is probably one of my favorite photography websites. Flickr was once the darling of photography networks, but its development stalled a bit during the first few years following acquisition by Yahoo. It’s getting better, but I’ve since been all about 500px when it comes to getting my photography fix. Which is why I’m really happy to see the Windows 8 version of 500px. Let’s check out what’s new.

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2 years ago

Microsoft berates iPad on lack of USB, touts Surface 2 as solution

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Whether or not you like it, some` of the most effective ads are when you directly target your opponents. The past half year has seen Microsoft aiming its advertisements directly at both Apple and Google. Earlier today we saw an ad from the Scroogled campaign slam the Chromebook. Now we’re looking at another Surface vs. iPad ad from Microsoft that demonstrates the strengths of the product.

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2 years ago

Evernote, HERE Explore, and MoWeather receive bug fixes in latest updates

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2 years ago

Doodle Kingdom arrives for Windows Phone 8, let the empire building begin!

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Doodle Kingdom is the latest installment in the Doodle series games for our Windows Phones.  The Windows Phone 8 game joins Doodle Devil and Doodle God in the Store and challenges you with creating your own Medieval Kingdom.

You can create castles, knights, dragons, dwarves and other elements to make your Kingdom complete.  Add a few side quests and a hero mini-game and Doodle Kingdom is an appealing gaming option for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

Explore the world of photography near you with AroundMe for Windows Phone 8

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Location data that’s embedded in the EXIF data of photos can be incredibly useful. Apps like Nokia’s StoryTeller make a strong case for giving your photos permission to know where they were at during the moment the photons hit the sensor. AroundMe is a new app for Windows Phone that also gives you an exciting look at how photos become better with location data. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Received a defective Xbox One? Well at least you get a free game!

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A ton of excitement surrounded the launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console, but for some, their purchases were met with disappointment. A faulty Blu-ray disc drive had plagued many on launch day and resulted in initially excited, but ultimately disappointed gamers. Luckily for those who are having the issue, Microsoft will be buying you a free launch game!

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