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2 years ago

The best way to discover Facebook events with Windows Phone

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Depending on your circle of friends, Facebook might be the primary way for getting events organized and planned. Leave your feelings about Facebook at the door, it’s a great platform for getting an event up and running with a group of friends. The official Facebook app for Windows Phone is certainly serviceable in handling events, but what if there was something better? An app that just focused on a killer experience for events on Facebook? There most definitely is. LocalEvents for Facebook is a brand new app that deserves your download.

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2 years ago

Disney Expedition updated, adds FastPass+ support to the mix

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2 years ago

Windows Phone 8.1 will now backup your High Resolution Lumia photos to OneDrive

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When it comes to Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has gone a long way in fixing many pet peeves of users. One of those pertained to those with a Nokia Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520 or Lumia Icon. Those users have the ability with the Nokia Camera app to shoot ‘high resolution’ photos, taking advantage of their respective 41 MP and 20 MP cameras. But auto-backups using OneDrive would only save the lower resolution 5 MP one, leaving the high-resolution version on the device. Not good.

As many of you have noticed over the last few weeks, Windows Phone 8.1 will now save those high resolution photos. We've finally gotten around to taking a look at it ourselves, and here are our findings.

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2 years ago

Official Titanfall Companion app from EA lands on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

For today only, purchase the Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for Nokia Lumia 1520 and save 32% off the list price!

The Incipio Lumia 1520 NGP case blends the perfect mixture of plastic and silicone into one streamlined design. It wraps all the way around your device for a snug, sure fit. The skin itself is completely stretch and tear resistant, yet the exterior's smooth matte finish almost feels like a hard case.

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2 years ago

Microsoft awarded top marks for protecting user data from prying governments

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Microsoft has been heavily involved with other tech companies in fighting for customers' privacy rights in the courts and congress in the US. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which publishes a Who Has Your Back report each year, has awarded Microsoft (among a handful of other companies) with top marks when it comes to protecting user data against government officials.

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2 years ago

Microsoft announces Halo 5: Guardians, coming to Xbox One in 2015

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2 years ago

Ninja School review – MMO platformer and Windows Phone's answer to Maple Story

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A while back we reviewed Spirit of Hero, a 3D MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) from Vietnamese developer TeaMobi. Although fairly buggy and riddled with translation errors, the game offered a lot of content and a unique look at Vietnamese history and mythology. And there aren’t exactly tons of free to play MMORPGs on Windows Phone.

It turns out that TeaMobi is something of an MMO specialist. They offer two more massively multiplayer online games on our favorite smartphone platform: Ninja School and Avatar. Today we look at Ninja School (aka Ninja School Online), a free platforming RPG similar to the popular Maple Story series. Surprisingly, this one works with both Windows Phone 7 and 8. Do technical problems and poor translation keep this game from ninja awesomeness? Find out in our full review.

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2 years ago

Top Rated Windows Phone Photography Apps

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Top Rated Windows Phone Photography Apps

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Windows Phone Photography Apps

Seeing that May is National Photo Month here in the States, we decided to turn our sights on Windows Phone photography apps with this week's roundup.

The native Windows Phone camera app does a nice job of things, as does the Nokia Camera app for those sporting a Nokia Lumia Windows Phone. We will touch base on a few of the top rated photography apps that offer you an alternative to these two camera apps that will not only let you capture images but also edit them as well.

We've watched these four apps develop from their initial release to becoming rather capable Windows Phone photography apps. While our seasoned Windows Phone users may already be familiar with these titles, our newer users may not be and we'll dig a little deeper with this week's roundup to give those looking for a photo app option a better feel for things.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 630 now available for pre-order at Unlocked Mobiles UK

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2 years ago

Microsoft software developer job posting hints at Cortana on Windows

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Cortana has been a major hit with Windows Phone with consumers switching region and language settings to take full advantage of the personal assistant from Microsoft. Unfortunately, there's no similar experience on Windows 8, but that could change if a recent job posting is anything to go by. Microsoft is looking to merge all experiences together, so it's certainly plausible the company would look to bring Cortana to Windows.

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2 years ago

Path gets quick update to give users Premium subscriptions and unlimited stickers

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2 years ago

Xbox One only sold 115,000 units in the U.S. during April

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2 years ago

Lumia 630 now available in Russia, Lumia 930 up for pre-order

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2 years ago

How to delete all photos and videos from your camera roll on Windows Phone

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