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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 928

For today only, purchase the BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 928 and get 44% off the regular price!

Made from the same material used to shield the front of vehicles from rock chips, these custom screen protectors provide unmatched scratch protection against keys, dirt and other debris. They're extremely easy to apply and even come with two in each package.

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2 years ago

Latest ad from Microsoft shows just how colorful Nokia Lumia products are

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Microsoft has released a new advertisement showing off color popping in the Nokia Creative Studio, available on Lumia Windows Phones. The feature (as the ad demonstrates) enables users to spice up their mobile photography by 'popping' in colors on certain objects, leaving the rest of the image in grayscale. It's a neat effect and one that also represents just how unique Lumia Windows Phones are.

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2 years ago

Join your favorite characters from MonsterUp games in this new endless runner

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After teasing a new title some time ago, fans of the MonsterUp games will be able to rejoice with the cute characters going up high into a brand new endless runner. Just like other games and media making the move to this genre of entertainment (which is proving popular across the mobile ecosystem), players are able to lend the monsters a hand with collecting gems and essentially running as far as possible.

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2 years ago

Review - Blackjack Assassin, a no-frills universal app for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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We have several blackjack games to choose from on Windows Phone and Windows 8, most being of the free-and-supported-by-ads variety. But hey, ads can be annoying!

With that in mind, I recently checked out a paid universal game called Blackjack Assassin from DeadCode Software (the trial is fully featured and ad-supported). With a name like that, you might expect a cool and quirky approach to the traditional game of Jack Black, I mean blackjack. Blackjack Assassin is actually a very straight-laced blackjack simulation, but dedicated fans of the card game might not mind. Head past the break for our full review.

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2 years ago

Put yourself in the picture with Clipr for Windows Phone 8

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Clipr is a relatively new photography app for Windows Phone 8 that lets you clip parts of one picture and paste it into another picture. Clipr also has tools to selectively blur portions of photos, merge two photos into one and create Start Screen background wallpapers.

After using Clipr over the past few days, while the app could use a little fine-tuning, the app comes across as a creative photography tool for our Windows Phones well worth a try.

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2 years ago

Satya Nadella: Bing and Xbox are not for sale

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2 years ago

Microsoft gives its Surface Pro 2 a £150 price cut in the UK

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2 years ago

Despicable Me: Minion Rush returns to the Windows Phone Store

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It was only the other day when we covered Despicable Me: Minion Rush missing from the Windows Phone Store, but now the title is once again available for download. Should you require reminding, the developers had to pull the endless runner from the store due to an incorrect XAP being published on the store, enabling players to access developer tools to activate 'super powers'.

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2 years ago

WhatsApp competitor Telegram Messenger is now available for Windows Phone

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It was only last week when we learned that Ngram, an unofficial Telegram Messenger app, would become the official one, receiving approval from the Telegram team. Fast forward a few days and the changeover has now occurred in the Store, as the links to Ngram show the re-branded app as Telegram Messenger Beta v 0.14.5.27.

The whole story started a few months ago when the Telegram team decided to open source their app development in a pseudo-contest, letting numerous Telegram clone apps onto the Store (see app our roundup). Presumably the one that they liked the most becomes re-branded as the official app for Windows Phone. It’s a cool use of the talented Windows Phone developer pool, and we wish more companies would take such opportunities.

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2 years ago

Real-time speech translation coming to Skype later this year, shown in video

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2 years ago

Google blocks sideloading of Chrome extensions

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Google blocks sideloading of Chrome extensions

To protect users from malicious attacks, Google has implemented a change to the Chrome browser so that extensions can now only be installed if they are downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. For end users, this means that you cannot download an extension from another source and try to install or force the browser to run it. By going through the Chrome Web Store, Google is hopping that this will prevent malicious developers from releasing extensions that are harmful to unsuspecting Chrome users.

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2 years ago

Astonishing video of a tornado formation recorded with a Nokia Lumia 925

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Tornados are no joke, especially for a lot of people in the US this time of year. This video, posted yesterday to YouTube, already has 40K views, and it’s easy to see why. The footage shows the formation of a tornado at very close range. While the video quality is outstanding, it’s the filename that caught the attention of our tipster: WP 20140526 001.

Anyone with a Windows Phone knows that’s how videos are labeled. Combined with the high quality of the video (including superb audio and video stabilization) and it doesn’t take a prodigy to figure out this is probably a high-end Lumia of some sort.

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2 years ago

Grab a Nokia DT-900 Qi charging plate from an AT&T store for just 5 bucks

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2 years ago

Post to all your social networks with MultiShare and UniShare, both with recent updates

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Windows Phone 8.1 removed the ability to post status updates to multiple networks through the Me hub. Two apps have emerged, Multishare and UniShare, to address the missing functionality. Today we’re checking out the two recent updates to these Windows Phone 8.1 apps who are duking it in the social sharing war. Do let us know which of the two you’re using to post updates with.

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2 years ago

CloudMesh for Windows Phone 8.1 consolidates all your cloud storage in one app

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