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2 years ago

Read this: Answers about the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, including LTE version

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2 years ago

You can now add 200GB to your SkyDrive account

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The SkyDrive team has been killing it lately. Sure there was the whole needing to change the name setback, but other than that it’s been a rosy year. Earlier in May, it hit the 250 million customer mark, which is very impressive. Earlier today, Microsoft announced that anyone who buys a Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 will get 200GB of SkyDrive storage for two years. That 200GB option has been extended to everyone with a new pricing tier on SkyDrive.

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2 years ago

Mexico: Nokia Lumia 925 rumored to launch on Telcel on September 30th

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Mexico has become an increasingly strong market for Windows Phone broadly and Nokia specifically. In fact, latest sales estimations from Kantar Worldpanel show a monstrous 10.5% year over year sales increase, landing at 12.5% market share for recent sales.  Heck, they even have a Starbucks app.

With that in mind, it’s great to see the Nokia Lumia 925 finally getting ready to launch there.

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2 years ago

Here is the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 pricing and worldwide availability

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Earlier this morning Microsoft shared details for the next generation of Surface products. They announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. There were also a new accessories for both old and new Surfaces. They shared a lot of details, but some information was left out. Right now on Reddit, there’s a Q&A with the Surface team where we learned more about pricing and worldwide availability. Details below.

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2 years ago

Mozilla releases Firefox preview for Windows 8; try out the pre-beta today

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Mozilla, the company behind Firefox, has announced that a version of their web browser is now available for download and features optimization for Windows 8 tablets. It is important to note that the download is a preview and may contain bugs alongside its enhancements. This is after we learned that the company would be delaying the release until 2014.

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2 years ago

Nokia updates Chat Beta for Windows Phone, while Samsung bumps its Video Trimmer

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2 years ago

Nokia receives preliminary ITC ruling against HTC, may lead to a US import ban

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One of the many legal battles involving smartphone manufacturers is Nokia suing HTC over several patent infringements. Nokia filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC) claiming HTC encroached on several patents with their Android based devices. 

Through the course of the litigation several of the claims were dropped leaving three patent claims to be ruled on. An Administrative Law Judge with the ITC has issued a preliminary ruling against HTC on two of the three remaining patent claims which very well could lead to a U.S. import ban against HTC.

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2 years ago

Do not turn your Xbox One on its side or it will be “at your own risk”

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2 years ago

DEAL ALERT: To-do list app, Due, free for 48 hours

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Squallstar Studio has made their simple, easy-to-use to-do list app, Due, available for free for the next 48 hours. Due is a cleanly designed task list that lets you manage your chores and errands quickly without having to use your calendar. A start screen tile displays the latest item on your list for easy viewing.

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2 years ago

Songza music concierge service officially launches for Windows Phone 8

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Music lovers rejoice. The official Songza app is now available for Windows Phone 8.

What’s Songza? It’s a really cool music streaming service that is beyond popular on other platforms. It creates playlists based around your mood and setting. We often wonder if we need any more music services when we have those like Xbox Music, Spotify, Nokia Music, etc. But Songza does something unique and makes a strong case for pinning to your Start screen. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Carter Jones Adventures, a promising Windows Phone 8 platform game

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Carter Jones Adventures is a new arcade styled platform game for Windows Phone 8. The game has it's challenges but gaming controls can be a little frustrating.

You play the role of Carter Jones, an agent for hire, who is on a mission on an undiscovered island in the Indian Ocean where you'll face a wide assortment of obstacles and monsters.

Carter Jones Adventures is essentially a free trial version of the full game that covers the first twenty levels of play. To unlock the full game, it'll cost you $1.49 via an in-app purchase. Carter Jones Adventures has potential but does need a little fine tuning.

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2 years ago

PSA: Join the Reddit AMA with Surface boss Panos Panay right now

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2 years ago

6tag version 1.4 gets previewed with new image rotation feature

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2 years ago

Phonly launches as the most beautiful way to use Feedly on Windows Phone

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2 years ago

You can now watch the entirety of Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 event online

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Earlier this morning Microsoft announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 at a press event in New York City. It was an invite only event with no live stream, so a lot of us lived vicariously through various live streams and press releases. Microsoft has now put the video of the event online for those not able to attend in person. Check it out below.

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