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2 years ago

Music jam game SongArc finishes hugely successful beta, due to launch this month

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SongArc is a forthcoming rhythm game for Windows Phone users that we think could be a huge hit. We’ve covered the game in the past, even giving you a sneak peek of the gameplay. Think of Guitar Hero but tailored for Windows Phone and you’d be on the right track. By picking music from your library, you can load up sheets to enable a fast paced rhythm matching game, perfect for playing anytime.

It’s creative, it has a community aspect and it’s darn fun.

The last time we wrote about SongArc, it was just kicking off its beta program. That was nearly one month ago and over 450 of you managed to get in on that action. The game has now wrapped up its beta and it’s starting down the trek of getting certified in the Store (and AppCampus approval).

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2 years ago

Shell Brazil chooses Windows Phone to fuel its entire distributor sales team

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2 years ago

Make your photo the first thing you see with Lockscreen Lens

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Have you ever taken a picture with your Windows Phone and thought it would make a great lockscreen wallpaper?

Lockscreen Lens is a Windows Phone 8 lockscreen app that lets you snap a photo, edit it and set it as your lockscreen wallpaper in just a few easy steps. Lockscreen Lens has Lens support to make it easily accessible from your Windows Phone camera app and overall, the photography app makes an appealing first impression.

If you are looking for a simple way to convert your photos into lockscreen images, Lockscreen Lens isn't a bad option and well worth a try.

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2 years ago

Microsoft takes out ad affirming Nokia acquisition, removes logo from the Lumia 520

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2 years ago

Liquid Daffodil releases piehole, an app that provides you with random Vines

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Liquid Daffodil is best known for their incredibly random, but useful Windows Phone apps (let's not get started on branding). The developer has got in touch with us to reveal numerous new apps that are well on the way to the Windows Phone Store. One of these apps is called piehole, a unique app that enables you to enjoy random Vines submitted by the community.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 available to pre-order at Telecom New Zealand for September 26 release

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Telecom New Zealand looks to be the first mobile carrier on the island nation to be taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 1020. Despite earlier rumors that the Lumia 1020 would be priced at $1299 outright, it will in fact only run you $1149. You can also opt for different contract lengths to knock the upfront cost down to as low as $149.

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2 years ago

Talk Mobile Daily Hangout (Replay): Photography, Business, Music and more

2 years ago

Windows Phone maintains second position in India for third consecutive quarter

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According to the IDC, Microsoft is still doing well in one of the largest and most important emerging markets, India. Latest figures have Windows Phone at a 5.4% market share, giving Microsoft’s mobile OS a ranking of second most popular OS in that country, ahead of the iPhone and BlackBerry.

This will be the third-consecutive quarter that Windows Phone has held that position in India, meaning this is not a variance.

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2 years ago

Nokia to hold event on October 22nd to "reinvent innovation"; expect the Lumia 1520

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Nokia never ceases to innovate. That's the mind-set for the majority of it customers and also the company, who has taken to Twitter to unveil an event happening on October 22nd.

What makes this date so special? Nokia cancelled a New York event for this month, which was to announce the Lumia 1520, a 6-inch Windows Phone and also a Windows 8 RT Tablet. There's not much to go on regarding location, but there are some subtle hints in the image, we're sure.

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2 years ago

Hexzul, a Windows Phone 8 puzzle game that may drive you crazy

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Hexzul is a fairly new Windows Phone 8 puzzle game that may kick you to the curb. The game has a Tetris feel to it with a little bit of a Tempest appearance.

Hexzul is a matching game that has thousands of levels to tackle and puzzles to solve. The game pace quickens as you advance, increasing the challenge to the point of almost being frustrating.

If you are looking for a fast pace game that will test your skills of logic, observation and speed Hexzul may just fit the bill.

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2 years ago

Bing introduces new modern logo to integrate the “One Microsoft” vision

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2 years ago

6tag with new Modern design now available for download

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2 years ago

Fhotoroom updated for both Windows Phone 7.x and 8, brings a many features like silent likes and UI

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2 years ago

Download Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas for free if you’re an Xbox Live Gold member

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We’ve been covering Games with Gold from Xbox Live since it started earlier this summer. Aren’t familiar with the program? For the remainder of the year, Microsoft is giving Xbox Live Gold members two free games per month. Usually the titles available are a little older, but still great. We’ve seen fun games like Fable III, Assassin’s Creed II, and more over the last few months. Today you can now download Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas for your Xbox 360.

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2 years ago

Concept animation for Windows Phone 8.1 hints at possible future OS design

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Windows Phone 8.1 is right around the corner. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen screenshots and shared information about the upcoming update to Windows Phone. One places where screenshots have been leaking are in the Windows Phone Central Forums, the place you frequently visit. Curious how Windows Phone 8.1 will work in action? Here’s a probable example.

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