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2 years ago

One Love to rule all your social networks on Windows Phone

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Windows Phone 8.1 removed the ability to natively share a status update to multiple networks at once through the Me tile. We’ve seen apps like UniShare and MultiShare rise up to address the missing functionality. One Love is an app that’s been out for quite some time that shares to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn like those other apps, but it does a little bit more too. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Windows Phone 8.1 lifecycle support starts June 24th

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We still don’t have an exact date for when regular consumers will begin to receive Windows Phone 8.1 through their OTA update. Folks will be able to get it on devices like the Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 this month. We do know that companies like Nokia, now Microsoft, have said that devices will see the update rollout throughout the summer. That said, Microsoft has just shared the lifecycle date for Windows Phone 8.1.

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2 years ago

Minesweeper updated for the 21st century in Microsoft Treasure Hunt, coming soon to your Surface

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2 years ago

Your local Microsoft Store just picked up the ultimate gaming laptop, the new Razer Blade

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It seems like just yesterday that Razer made us salivate by announcing their new Blade. It’s a 14-inch “ultrabook” that doubles as a gaming PC for when you’re on the road. This bad boy is only available through Razer’s website, but that changes soon. Microsoft Stores will soon be carrying this insane machine. If you’re up in San Francisco you’re going to want to swing by your local Microsoft Store today.

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2 years ago

UC Browser updated to be faster and lighter, BringCast gains transparent Live tiles

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UC Browser and BringCast are both rocking updates today in the Windows Phone Store. The two apps are popular in their respective categories. UC Browser is a very popular alternative to Internet Explorer, while BringCast is popular podcast application for those not content with the native podcast support in Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1. Let’s check what’s new in both of these apps!

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2 years ago

What will you win with QuizToWin in the Windows Phone Store?

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2 years ago

Verizon pushes out firmware update for Nokia Lumia Icon

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2 years ago

Intel reported to be a part of Microsoft's May 20 Surface event

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Microsoft is reported to have been working with Intel on a upcoming model that would slot into the Surface family of Windows tablets. The tech giant is expected to unveil the new Surface Mini at an upcoming event later this month, but CNET's sources state a new Intel-based Surface tablet may also be present. The Intel technology used would most likely be Haswell, rather than the chip maker's mobile device-focused Atom processors.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Ultra Thin Snap-On Case for Nokia Lumia 521

For today only, purchase the Incipio Feather Ultra Thin Snap-On Case for Nokia Lumia 521 and save 36% off the list price!

Lightweight and durable, the Feather Case for Nokia Lumia 521 is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application of this hard case allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand.

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2 years ago

Heatmiser Neo app for Windows Phone released, now the UK can heat and cool from afar

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Heatmiser UK has pushed their official app for the Neo thermostat out on the Windows Phone Store. The app, titled Heatmiser Neo, enables consumers with the smart thermostats installed in their homes to control temperatures and other settings on their smartphone. It's a convenient way to monitor and control heating and hot water wherever one may be, perfect for setting everything up just right before unlocking the front door and entering the humble abode.

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2 years ago

Top Rated Windows 8 Games

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Top Rated Windows 8 Games

Windows Phone Central Gaming Roundup: Top Rated Windows 8 Games

Some may argue but there are plenty of entertaining, challenging, and downright fun games available in the Windows Phone Store. However, should you prefer to do your gaming from a larger screen, there are just as many quality gaming titles available in the Windows Store.

With this week’s Windows Phone Central roundup, we are going to take a break from the small screen and take a peek at the top games for Windows 8. The titles in this week’s roundup come from the Windows Store’s top rated lists (Trending, Top Paid, and Top Free). We have two Sci-Fi games, a puzzle game, and an endless runner game in this week's mix. We also touch on a few additional games we think you would like.

As always, if we’ve overlooked your favorite Windows 8 gaming title let us know in the comments below.

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2 years ago

Microsoft India sends out media invites for May 12; Lumia 630 launch likely

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The Windows Phone 8.1 devices might hit Indian shores soon! We’ve received an invite for a media event in New Delhi on May 12, 2014. While the invite comes via Nokia’s long-standing agency, the invite bears a Microsoft logo, implying the new hosts.

Incidentally, Nokia India has also listed Lumia 630 (both single SIM and dual SIM variants) and Lumia 930 on the website recently. Announced at the Build conference in April this year, just before the acquisition of Nokia’s devices business finished, these devices are Nokia’s first series of Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

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2 years ago

Microsoft showcases Xbox One design, subtly hints at upcoming Halo 5 game

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Microsoft has released the above video on its official Xbox YouTube channel showing off the console in all its glory. As well as the look and feel of next-gen gaming, Microsoft also included a teaser for Halo 5, the upcoming title in the super-popular series of first-person shooter video games. Of course, this all makes sense as E3 is just around the corner, with Microsoft filling in June 9th.

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2 years ago

Netflix hiking rates around the globe, existing subscribers locked in for now

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2 years ago

Ari Partinen, senior Nokia Pureview camera engineer, headed to Apple

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Nokia is out of the smartphone race as a company, though Microsoft is picking up the baton with its newly acquired mobile hardware division. That said, competitor companies acknowledge the talent at Nokia, notably Apple who has snipped camera expert Ari Partinen. According to Partinen's Twitter feed, today marks his last day working on the Lumia family of devices.

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