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2 years ago

Microsoft doesn’t forget the Xbox 360; releases new sleeker variation

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 925 featured in Microsoft Germany advertisement

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2 years ago

Meet the latest Windows Phone incarnation, iOS 7

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Today has been an exciting day for both video gamers at E3 and Apple fans at WWDC. Despite what you may think, I actually followed Apple’s event just as closely as Microsoft’s press releases on the Xbox One.

As I sat on our sister site, iMore.com, and watched the WWDC Live blog I realized that I absolutely loved the updates to iOS7. Apple decided to go for a “flat” design and get rid of faux textures for a completely modern approach. As I watched on and became more excited I realized something; flat design, no faux textures, and Bing integration – this was Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

EA announces Plants vs. Zombies for the Xbox One and Xbox 360

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Plants vs. Zombies is coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360, but not as you currently know it. PopCap is taking the IP into the third-person action realm, which will introduce the player to new and more action packed gameplay. Announced today at E3, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will task players with taking control of multiple types of plants and taking out zombies of all sizes.

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2 years ago

Official MapQuest App, a simple navigation alternative, now available for Windows Phone 8

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MapQuest is no secret to mapping things out and has thrown it's name on to the Windows Phone Store shelves. The Windows Phone 8 app has voice-guided navigation, real-time traffic conditions, the ability to hunt down restaurants, and a lot more.

I can remember when MapQuest was the go-to website for looking up addresses and the MapQuest Windows Phone app makes a rather nice first impression.

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2 years ago

Apple's Siri dumps Google in favour of Microsoft's Bing in iOS 7

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Apple has today unveiled that Siri in iOS 7 will be using Bing as its programmed search engine. The friendly voice-controlled assistant will be able to control more elements and functions of the iPhone, but we're pleased to see Apple choose Microsoft over Google for searching and interacting with the Interwebz. As well as Bing, Siri will make full use of services including Wikipedia and Twitter.

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2 years ago

Limited Edition Xbox One bundle announced, reserve yours today [updated]

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So we know that the Xbox One is headed to retailers in November and o celebrate the launch, Microsoft is also introducing a limited-edition commemorative bundle to fans who reserve the system at major retailers.

The bundle will be available in limited quantities for $499.99. Reserving the limited edition bundle will guarantee that you’ll be able to get your hands on the new system on day one. Each commemorative bundle will include an Xbox One system that comes in premium black packaging with a limited edition Xbox One Day One wireless controller, as well as a unique commemorative Day One Achievement.

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2 years ago

New data shows an even more popular Lumia 520; Windows Phone 8 overtakes predecessor

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Advertising network AdDuplex has released data for the month of June and while little has changed, there are positive signs throughout the report. Namely, the Lumia 520 continues to grow in numbers as more consumers opt for the cheap (but cheerful) Windows Phone and version 8 of the OS has finally taken over its predecessor. Sitting comfortably? Jolly good. Let's have a gander at the numbers.

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2 years ago

Xbox One due to land in November [Update: Price revealed at $499]

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2 years ago

Microsoft bumps Windows Phone sync app for Mac, fixes bugs and improves stability

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2 years ago

Live Blog - Xbox @E3 with Windows Phone Central

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2 years ago

Take control of remote computers with TeamViewer for Windows Phone

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TeamViewer (www.teamviewer.com) is now available for Windows Phone and enables users to connect and remote control Windows, Mac and Linux computers. If you're not familiar with the brand, the solution is perfect for supporting others who require assistance, as well as accessing apps and performing tasks on your home PC while out and about. Best of all? It's completely free for personal use.

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2 years ago

Reminder: Our Xbox One at E3 Live Blog starts today at 12:30PM ET

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Have the day off? Boss doesn’t mind you watching the latest and greatest on the Xbox One? Then join us for our live blog starting at 12:30PM ET (9:30AM PT) of Microsoft’s continued story on their next generation gaming console. (You can use this handy time zone converter to find your own time).

We have our gaming guru Paul Acevedo and Sam Sabri with their boots on the ground in LA for the kickoff of E3 (I’ll join them tomorrow) and they’ll be live blogging the event as it happens.

You can also of course watch it live on your Xbox 360, Xbox.com, Spike TV or load up the official Windows Phone Event Viewer app by downloading it here. Direct your web browsers for our Live Blog: http://www.windowscentral.com/live-blog-xbox-e3-2013 and join in on the conversation!

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2 years ago

McDonalds Germany releases Windows Phone app with Wallet support and more

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2 years ago

Finger Party, a twister styled Windows Phone game for your digits

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Finger Party is a Windows Phone game that sounds a little too easy but turns out to be a rather challenging game. Finger Party will test your concentration and dexterity as very few games can.

The game concept reminds me a lot of a solo version of Twister just the targets are moving and you only have to twist your fingers. Finger Party can get a little frustrating but it is definitely one Windows Phone game worth trying.

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