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2 years ago

Chickens Can't Fly but they can go free in this week's myAppFree deal

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The game Chickens Can't Fly, in my opinion, can be considered a new classic on Windows Phone. Chickens Can't Fly goes back to 2012 and started as an Xbox LIVE game, though like some other titles, it left the restrictive system to go 'indie'. The game later went to iOS and Android.

We are happy to announce Chickens Can't Fly is now 100% free, but only for a short time. Here are the details.

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2 years ago

New Windows 'Threshold' rumor claims virtual desktop support is being tested

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2 years ago

Here is how to use Cortana in your car with Bluetooth

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If your car has Bluetooth and you have just updated your device to Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, you need to head over to your car right now and try this out. Update 1 has added a neat little feature that lets you activate Cortana directly from the voice command button on your steering wheel. Such a tool is useful for finding local eateries, gas stations, parking, or just looking up information while driving and avoiding getting a ticket.

How do you set it up? Read along and follow the steps.

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2 years ago

New Starz Play app on Xbox One gives subscribers of cable TV channel more access

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2 years ago

PhotoMart app debuts on Windows Phone to help print photos at Walmart

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2 years ago

Newsly Reader is a beautiful and functional news reader for Windows Phone

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Newsly Reader is a fantastic news reader app for Windows Phone that went under our radar last month. I'm glad that I've discovered it now, and have been using it since a couple of days. Developed by Nemanja Stancic, a Serbian developer, Newsly Reader is a full content news reader and allows you to read from your favorite news sources and RSS feeds in one place sorted in the way you like it.

You can pick from featured sources (bummed that WPCentral is not listed there) or from a variety of categories. You can also search for topics and feeds to find favorite sources or discover new ones.

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2 years ago

Windows 8.1 to get a few new features in August 12 update

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2 years ago

Microsoft found an 'issue' with the Windows Phone 8.1 Update Preview for HTC devices, working on a fix

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Yesterday, the Preview for Developers program began pushing out Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 users. The OS refresh brings Live Folders and numerous other improvements that we are detailing in more in-depth articles.

Unfortunately, owners of the HTC 8X and HTC 8S are waiting on the sidelines as their device is currently not eligible. Citing Microsoft Support Forums it appeared to be related to outdated firmware. Microsoft, who have now released an official statement to us, is clarifying that situation a bit.

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2 years ago

Office Lens for Windows Phone updated with improved algorithm and more

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2 years ago

There is now an official Novell iPrint app for Windows Phone 8

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If your company happens to use Novell iPrint as their IT solution for mass printing, then get ready to go grab their app, now available for Windows Phone 8.x.

Novell iPrint (www.novell.com/products/iprint) lets users access print directly from their Windows Phone, which should be extremely useful for those in enterprise and who need something physical at a meeting.

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2 years ago

Remote Desktop for Windows Phone updated with Cortana support

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2 years ago

ICYMI: Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 articles you need to read

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Yesterday was a busy day for those Windows Phone users living on the edge and using the Preview for Developers program. As expected, Update 1 went out yesterday and with it, many new features and improvements.

This morning, we are getting quite a few tips on stories already covered over the last few days, so we are just going to bring them to your attention again in case you missed it (ICYMI).

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: 32% off Incipio NGP Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

Today Only: Buy the Incipio NGP Case for Nokia Lumia 1520 for just $16.95!

This flexible Lumia 1520 case blends the perfect mixture of plastic and silicone into one streamlined design. The skin itself is completely stretch and tear resistant, yet the exterior's smooth matte finish almost feels like a hard case. Colors include black, pink, turquoise and mercury.

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2 years ago

German designer creates concept for Windows smartwatch, features Cortana

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2 years ago

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 lets you set the time without a SIM card

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One of the smaller, but very useful features in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 is Network Time Protocol (NTP) support. If you run a PC, NTP is nothing new, it is simply the ability for the computer to ping the server and pulldown the time off the internet. (Wikipedia fact: It is one of the oldest internet protocols in use!)

However, Windows Phone did not support this, at least not until Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1.

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