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2 years ago

New Microsoft ad highlights free Lumia 928 offer with Lumia 2520 purchase

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2 years ago

Stopping the rumor mill: Windows Phone and the future of its unique UI

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This morning, the Windows Phone Central inbox was flooded with tips about one Eldar Murtazin, who has taken to Twitter to make some comments about the future of Windows Phone and its UI design. Specifically, he claims that Microsoft will have “another UI” with the Live Tile system going away, replaced instead with a UI inspired by Android.

The future design of Windows Phone is certainly of concern, especially to our readers. Microsoft has bet a lot of the design language of Modern UI, making it the corner piece in Windows 8 and the Xbox One. Could they really be re-thinking everything?

Furthermore, who is Murtazin and why should you care? We take a look at the latest rumors and show why they are baseless.

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2 years ago

Alaska Airlines teases early 2014 for official Windows Phone app

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2 years ago

HP announces business machine refreshes, new machine for education

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2 years ago

Bing gets even smarter – integrates TED talks and more into search results

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2 years ago

You need to hear this groove by the winner of The Surface Remix Project

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2 years ago

12 Deals of Red Stripe for the Windows Phone Store is now live

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Microsoft is running a 12 Days of Deals for the Microsoft Stores and to match that, they’ve quadrupled their Red Stripe Deal from three apps to twelve. Starting today, users can head to the Windows Phone Store to grab these twelve popular apps, heavily discounted for next few weeks.

Which twelve get the discount? Head past the break to find out!

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2 years ago

GroupMe brings new group design and bug fixes in latest update

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GroupMe, a popular group-messaging app from Microsoft, has just received an update for Windows Phone. In addition to bug fixes and improvements, version 4.7 brings a new group design. It’s now easier to explore the photos and videos shared in your groups in the gallery. The group avatars have also been made larger. Read on for the full change log.

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2 years ago

Nokia India sends out media invites for their 'BIG' day; Lumia 1320 and 1520 to launch

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2 years ago

Cross Court Tennis 2, a simply smashing game for Windows Phone 8

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If you are yearning for a tennis game for Windows Phone 8, you need to check out Cross Court Tennis 2.  It is a relatively new sports game for Windows Phone and once you get used to the controls, it is an entertaining game to pass the time with.

Graphics are top notch, game play challenging but the screen does feel a little cramped.  Nonetheless, overall, Cross Court Tennis 2 is a welcomed addition to the Windows Phone gaming library.

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2 years ago

Instagram launches 'Direct' to easily share content with others; coming to Windows Phone

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Instagram is one of those social services that many people simply can't live without. Sharing photography with friends and family can create magical moments for people, through locations, events and other situations. Now that we've finally got a Windows Phone app available on the store, Instagram has now announced a new feature - Instagram Direct.

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2 years ago

Get your walking shoes as Nokia releases Motion Monitor for the Lumia 1520

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Did you miss this morning’s deal on the Fitbit Flex? That’s a shame as Fitbit sets the standard for pedometer devices, but there’s a great alternative now on the Windows Phone Store: Nokia Motion Monitor (beta).

Teased at Abu Dhabi, Nokia Motion Monitor is exactly what it sounds like. Similar to the recent Samsung Galaxy phones, this app uses the internal sensors to detect your walking patterns. It then tallies up your steps in the app, optionally on your lockscreen (seen above) and it then adds some visually appealing graphs to show the amount. There are also ‘events’ that signify the commencing of intense activity, all logged for you. You can also go back to other days to see your steps taken.

The app is super simple to use with no setup required. There is a brief tutorial to explain how it all works and what the information means, but for the most part it’s a set-it-and-forget-it app.

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2 years ago

Rumor: Xbox breaking into the Chinese market by September 2014

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The Chinese government recently lifted its decade-long ban on the selling of gaming consoles within the country, which has been in place since 2000. Console makers are expected to seize the opportunity and extend their war to another huge new market. According to reports, Microsoft will be the one to make the first move, bringing Xbox to China in September 2014.

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2 years ago

Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals continues featuring the FitBit Flex

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Microsoft is heading into day four of their 12 Days of Deals promotion highlighting a popular fitness accessory, the FitBit Flex.  They are bundling the fitness monitor with either a pair of Yurbuds or Klipsch earbud headsets.

The first twenty customers at each participating Microsoft Store can pick up the bundle for $99.99 along with a $25 Microsoft Gift Card.  The deal is also available for the first 100 online customers.  After which, the bundle will still be $99.99 (while supplies last) minus the Gift Card.

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2 years ago

Diptic is currently free at the Windows Phone Store

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