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2 years ago

Amazon has Sandisk SD Cards on sale for your Windows Phone

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Amazon currently has a sweet deal going for those who wish to pick up some cheap Sandisk SD Cards. Offering up to 60 percent off listed pricing, consumers are able to pick up a card or two for supported Windows Phones (handsets with card slots available). Looking to get some cheap memory expansion? Now's your chance, folks.

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2 years ago

New rumors of 3D Touch include gripping a Windows Phone to power it up

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2 years ago

Pixel Gun 3D receives massive update with 512MB RAM support and more

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Pixel Gun 3D is a Minecraft-inspired first-person shooter mobile game available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. While the game has proven to be fairly popular with consumers, those with hardware sporting just 52MB of RAM were left in the dark due to lack of support. Thankfully, the developers have been listening and today we're covering a new release which brings not only 512MB RAM support, but new maps, weapons and game modes.

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2 years ago

Two Dots, the latest installment of connecting the dots Windows Phone games

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Two Dots is a casual, Windows Phone puzzle game that appears to be the third installment of connect-the-dot styled games from Data Arc. Two Dots follows Pop The Dots and Dots, sharing the same minimalistic design and mildly addictive game play.

Two Dots has over three hundred levels of play, which gives the game a little staying power and while game play is easy to pick up, it's no pushover. Two Dots does a nice job of picking up where Pop The Dots left off and is an entertaining puzzle game for Windows Phone 8.

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2 years ago

EE to consider terminating its relationship with Carphone Warehouse

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EE is looking to pull out of its partnership with Carphone Warehouse, with a decision to be reached following a review of its consumer retail strategy. Should the largest mobile operator in the UK terminate dealings with the retailer, it will be a sizeable blow leaving just O2 and Vodafone as viable options through Carphone Warehouse. The move would see EE deal directly with consumers, eliminating third-party retailers.

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2 years ago

Microsoft begins selling the Xbox One console without Kinect bundled

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Microsoft has commenced the selling of its Xbox One console without the Kinect sensor for $399.99 (£349.99) through its own stores in the UK and US. A similar configuration is expected to go on sale in other markets later today, bringing the rather controversial move by Microsoft to many gamers around the world. The company is looking to tackle Sony's lead in the console war by offering skeleton bundles at more affordable price points.

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2 years ago

Microsoft's E3 announcement is tomorrow and we're here live

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In just over 16 hours, Microsoft will be taking the stage here in Los Angeles to kick off E3 2014, aka the biggest thing in gaming, ever. If you've never seen Microsoft's E3 announcements, well, you're in for a treat. The company takes over the Galen Center for 90 minutes or so and delivers announcements for Xbox 360, Xbox One, Kinect, new games, new technologies and improvements to their services. Of all the press events, the Microsoft E3 one is the most extravagant.

Myself, Sam Sabri and Mark Guim are here to bring you all the latest news from E3 this week, including covering Microsoft's announcement. Here's what you need to know.

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2 years ago

Microsoft has not announced a smartwatch (and other odd Sunday sundries)

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It's Sunday afternoon, and I just landed in Los Angeles, and while it's a quiet news day, that's because E3 is about to kick off, specifically with Microsoft's big presser tomorrow morning (more on that later). Although not much is happening now, my inbox is getting hit with bogus "Microsoft announced a Smartwatch" tips and now a website I've never heard of is claiming to have seen the smartwatch "a number of months ago."

Let's clear up a few things …

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2 years ago

Watch live television on your Windows Phone with the official Ditto TV app

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Ditto TV (dittotv.com) is India’s first subscription-based Live TV and Video-on-Demand service that delivers live television, movies, and videos to your internet-enabled devices. A product of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE), one of India's leading television, media, and entertainment companies, the service offers over 105 Indian live television channels as well as movies and latest television shows available on-demand.

While the official Ditto TV app has been available for Windows 8 devices since quite a while, the Windows Phone app finally arrived earlier this week.

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2 years ago

Space Weather dev works with Microsoft to release beautifully redesigned 4.0 update

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Space Weather developer Timothy Stewart has released a new update for his app that provides users with a completely revamped experience. Winning the Nokia DVLUP design competition, he managed to sit down and discuss the app with Dave Crawford, senior designer at Microsoft on the Windows Apps team. Stewart has been able to take the app in its previous form and really push the limits with content and the user interface. Space Weather 4.0 is visually stunning.

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2 years ago

Theme+ updated with new patterns, color shuffling and UI improvements

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Body Glove DropSuit Rugged Case for Nokia Lumia 928

For today only, buy the Body Glove DropSuit Rugged Case for Nokia Lumia 928 and get 40% off the list price!

This Nokia Lumia 928 case is tough. Not just in a protection standpoint, either. We're talking looks, too. It has reinforced corners with a custom shock dissipation system that absorbs nasty impacts. While the screen is left unprotected, the case's edges elevate your display so it doesn't rub against surfaces while faced down.

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2 years ago

Microsoft UK sends its Surface tablets into the Big Brother house

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Microsoft has signed a deal with UK broadcaster Channel 5 to have its Surface family of Windows tablets advertised on the popular TV show Big Brother. While the reality show may not be the ideal program for Microsoft to show off its new gadgets, Big Brother will be taking on a technological theme for this year, making Surface tablets fit in perfectly. The products will be featured through the show with the product placement agreement signed.

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2 years ago

Book last minute hotel rooms in India with the official RoomsTonite app

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RoomsTonite claims to be India’s first and only last-minute hotel booking mobile app. The service ties up with select hotels that have a great TrustScore in different cities and provide rooms at the lowest rates compared to other travel portals.

The official RoomsTonite app for Windows Phone launched recently, and provides a real-time connect with the hotel property management system ensuring a seamless and quick booking experience. You can make a booking in just three taps, and receive a booking confirmation directly from the hotel in less than 30 seconds.

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2 years ago

Commando Jack, a Windows Phone game that puts you in the middle of an alien fight

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Commando Jack is a tower defense game for Windows Phone 8 that has you battling wave after wave of alien invaders. While game play isn't much different than other tower defense game, Commando Jack steps out slightly by letting you jump inside a defensive turret for a first person perspective on things.

The game has plenty of weapons upgrades, a wide range of enemies to defeat and several global venues to defend. Graphics are nicely drawn up and with plenty of gaming variations and difficulties, Commando Jack will keep you on your toes. Commando Jack has been well received over on iOS and should see similar success here on the Windows Phone platform.

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