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2 years ago

Microsoft shares details on when Windows Phone 8.1 will roll out in India

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Microsoft India has stated the timeframe for the roll out of Windows Phone 8.1... in India anyway. The company teased on Twitter that consumers residing in the region will receive the highly anticipated update in the first two weeks of July. There are no exact details as to when everyone will receive the download since it still depends on local carriers and whatnot, but at least there's a clear idea as to the timeframe.

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2 years ago

Panasonic launches hybrid Windows 8 tablet for the education sector with cool extras

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Panasonic has today unveiled a new "3E" hybrid Windows tablet for the education sector. The 10-inch tablet will be priced at $499 and will be offered to poorer school districts at more affordable pricing. What's neat about this product is what Panasonic has chosen to include when it comes to extended functionality, including an attachable magnifying lens to transform the 3E tablet into a microscope.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521

For today only, buy the Amzer Hybrid Case w/ Kickstand for Nokia Lumia 521 and save 50% off the list price!

This Nokia Lumia 521 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while providing you with a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

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2 years ago

Aviva releases Windows Phone app to rate your driving and help you save on insurance

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Aviva has released an official app for Windows Phone called Aviva Drive. The insurer uses this app to see how safe their customers drive on the UK road network. What makes it worthwhile for drivers to use is the potential to save up to 20 percent on insurance plans, depending on how safe the app calculates your driving to be. All that's required is to drive a certain amount of miles and Aviva does the rest.

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2 years ago

Massive ProShot update is now available for Windows Phone with temporary price cut

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2 years ago

Official Cleartrip app finally gets much needed update making it quite useful again

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Cleartrip.com is one of the more popular travel websites in India, which allows the booking of flight and train tickets as well as hotels. Incidentally, about two years ago, Cleartrip was one of the first OTA (Online Travel Agent) in India to launch a Windows Phone app, and Windows Phone was also their first platform of choice. While all that gave the service a positive mindshare amongst Windows Phone users, the app has long due an update and the limited ability has irked most users, as reflected in the reviews on the Windows Phone Store. The app has finally got an update bumping it to version 2.0.

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2 years ago

Microsoft smartwatch rumored to come October, work cross-platform

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It's the weekend, which makes it the perfect time for rumors to drop about Microsoft's plans for in the wearable space. Today a rumor is making the rounds that Microsoft's smartwatch will come this October with eleven sensors, open APIs and more — and competing smack in the middle of the first wave of Android Wear devices — including the Moto 360, and possibly Apple's long-rumored iWatch.

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2 years ago

Moviegoers revel, Cinemark now available on Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Catch all your favorite Bravo shows with their new app for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Official apps are raining down on the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. Especially when it comes to those apps for popular television channels. Just this past week we saw A&E, Lifetime and History make their way to Windows 8.1. Then a few days later, those same apps appeared in the Windows Phone Store. Today we're getting Brava Now for both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Let's check these two apps out.

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2 years ago

Total Defense 3D jumps from iOS to Windows Phone, becomes my new addiction

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If you're into traditional tower defense games, then you'll be excited to see Total Defense 3D by DaSuppa is now available for Windows Phone users. Sure, the game came out two years ago on iOS and Android, but the important thing here is the developer is now taking on Windows Phone (they've also brought over Tetdraw, a new twist on the classic Tetris).

Total Defense 3D is what it sounds like, a 3D game where you spend your time placing weapons on a map, taking on the hordes of enemies that come in waves. What makes Total Defense 3D a lot of fun are those 3D graphics, as they're outstanding. Players can also use two-fingers to pinch to zoom, rotate and pan the screen, giving a whole new view of the classic style gameplay.

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2 years ago

Best indie game of June for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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The Xbox One received a ton of new indie game releases this week, including a variety of genres like adventure, sports, and driving. But you know, Windows Phone and Windows 8 have quite an active indie scene as well. This weekend, we're taking a two part look at the indie games of June.

For part one of our indie games roundup, I played a word game called Alpha Pop, puzzle game Dino Tribes, memory skill game Ditto, endless running game Firefly Runner, and a 3D racing game known as Formula Force. Which games belong on your Windows Phone or tablet? Let our impressions and hands-on video help you decide!

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2 years ago

Facebook ran secret psychological experiments on users

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2 years ago

The Ingenious Machine, a frustratingly challenging Windows Phone game

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The Ingenious Machine is a Windows Phone puzzle game that is very reminiscent of the old board game Mouse Trap. Instead of designing a contraption from assorted gadgets to capture a mouse, with The Ingenious Machine you are building a device that will guide a ball across the screen to trigger a light switch.

The game has strong potential but is hindered by a difficult user-interface. The minimal graphics and animations have appeal, the concept is challenging but tiny gaming controls and odd game piece selection can be very frustrating. It is best to take advantage of the trial version before taking the plunge with The Ingenious Machine.

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2 years ago

PBS Kids makes its Windows Phone 8.1 app debut

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2 years ago

Trapper Keeper returns from the 70s and 80s as a tablet case

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