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2 years ago

Infinite runner Angry Gran Run legs it past on Windows 8

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There’s certainly no shortage of infinite runners on Windows and Windows Phone. We’ve seen official IPs launch on both stores from not only the likes of Disney, but also familiar brands. There are hidden gems like Angry Gran Run that provide hours of entertainment. This popular game is already available on Windows Phone and competitor mobile platforms, but now we can also add Windows 8 to that list.

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2 years ago

WhatsApp picks up bug fixes in latest update

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2 years ago

GoToMeeting comes to Windows Phone 8 - create and join online meetings from anywhere

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Many companies use GoToMeeting by Citrix for online meetings. People have been able to attend online meetings from anywhere because the software has been available on Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone or Android tablet. Windows Phone users are no longer left out because GoToMeeting has just been released at the Windows Phone Store!

The app lets you join or start a meeting in seconds. You can also view slide presentations, design mockups, spreadsheets, reports – whatever meeting presenters choose to share over the built-in internet audio or phone conference.

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2 years ago

Deal alert: Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate for $12 shipped

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AT&T has the Nokia DT-900 Wireless Charging Plate in black or yellow for $12.25 with free shipping. That is too cheap to pass up. The wireless charging plate is Qi-compatible, so it will work on devices like the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 925 with charging case, and Lumia 1020 with charging case. It will not work with AT&T’s Lumia 1520 for reasons that have been explained in a separate post. Follow the steps after the break to take advantage of this deal.

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2 years ago

Poll: Do you like Xbox Video for Windows Phone 8?

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Last year, Windows Phone 8 infamously launched without the ability to watch your content from Xbox Video. It was a sore point of contention when Windows Phone fans would argue the overall strengths of the Microsoft ecosystem. Earlier today, Microsoft finally launched a dedicated app for Xbox Video (and surprised us with a new app for Xbox Music). So, how are you liking it?  

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2 years ago

Ballmer: Microsoft’s Surface is a supplement to what OEMs offer

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Steve Ballmer announced his retirement from Microsoft in August. He said he’d step down within 12 months, once Microsoft finds a new CEO to take his role. Yesterday we learned that Microsoft has made a lot of progress in their CEO search and expects to finish the hunt in early 2014. In the meantime, Steve Ballmer is working hard at Microsoft and doing some interviews as he wraps up his legacy. Here’s another from Mary Jo Foley that talks about Apple as a competitor and how Surface was a harder decision than Xbox.

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2 years ago

Girls Like Robots - make everyone happy in this puzzle game about seating arrangements

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Are you noticing more apps and games from iOS and Android making their way to Windows Phone? Here’s another one. Girls Like Robots is a puzzle game about seating arrangements. The goal is to make everyone happy by seating them next to their friends.

You can’t please everybody all the time, so it can be challenging. Head past the break to watch our hands on video and walkthrough.

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2 years ago

BLINK receives quick update to work on the Nokia Lumia 1520

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2 years ago

Popular Swedish quiz game Quizkampen comes to Windows Phone 8

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2 years ago

Official apps for several NFL teams hit Windows Phone just in time for playoffs

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Even though the NFL season is wrapping up, we’re happy to see more official apps for NFL teams join the Windows Phone Store. Mosey on over to the Store and you’ll see new official apps for the St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens. That’s in addition to a handful of teams that are already there. Let’s check out what these apps are about and what we can look forward to from other teams.

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2 years ago

Sky releases Go app for Windows Phone in Italy

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Sky releases Go app for Windows Phone in Italy

Sky Italy has just release an official Go app for Windows Phone. For those who aren't familiar with Sky Go, it's the broadcaster's streaming and on-demand service, available to subscribed customers. With the app installed, you're able to take your favourite shows with you when out and about.

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2 years ago

Imagine classroom of the future, and participate in the Surface Classroom Challenge

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2 years ago

Xbox Music and Video apps for Windows Phone 8 hands on

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This morning, Microsoft continued to surprise us with two new releases for Windows Phone 8. Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps were released in tandem, augmenting current baked-in functions of their mobile OS.

The Xbox Music app is currently in ‘Preview’, meaning a final version won’t be due until 2014. Likewise, Xbox Video currently doesn’t support HD video playback or downloading, but a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed that feature is coming next year.

How are the apps? Watch our video tour below to see them in action.

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2 years ago

Time Warner Cable app on Xbox 360 adds Video on Demand

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Time Warner Cable app on Xbox 360 adds Video on Demand

Are you a Time Warner Cable customer? Starting today, Xbox Live Gold members in the U.S. who are also TWC subscribers can now get On-Demand content on their Xbox 360. The app already offers 300 channels of live TV, but more than 5,000 On-Demand choices are now available, too.

The update also includes a “share” feature that allows you to send messages to other Xbox Live members that are TWC TV customers while channel surfing.

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2 years ago

Dramatic video shows the Nokia Lumia 2520 is all set for work and play

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