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2 years ago

Life 360 allows you to keep tabs on your family, now on Windows Phone

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Life360 is very popular on Android and iOS, now Windows Phone families can get in on the fun. This app actually came out a few weeks ago but flew under our radar. Nonetheless, we need to get the word out for all those families who could find value in an app brings families closer together. Read on to learn more about Life360 and download the Windows Phone app.

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2 years ago

Popular and portable NFC-enabled Bluetooth Speakers

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When I bought my first desktop in college, I had a fancy 2.1 speaker system along with. I was the cool guy around, and lugged around those to college parties and family get togethers.

I haven’t used those in a couple of years now though. There are some fine Bluetooth speakers in the market and while they can’t obviously replace a high quality speaker setup with a subwoofer or something, the portability and connectivity options are a great advantage. The latest range of Bluetooth speakers are also NFC-enabled that allow pairing your smartphone with just a tap.

We are familiar with Nokia's JBL Power-up NFC speakers but let’s have a look at three popular NFC-enabled Bluetooth speakers that I’ve been using extensively at home for a while and carry on my travels as well.

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2 years ago

SEQR brings Sweden's most used mobile wallet to Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Lower priced Windows tablets are coming soon, even below $200

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2 years ago

Disney's Words of Wonder now available for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Awesome Lock updated in preparation for the World Cup

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Awesome Lock is popular Windows Phone 8 lockscreen app that allows you to customize your Windows Phone lockscreen by adding news, weather, currency exchange rates, Facebook notifications and more to your lockscreen.

The app was recently updated to version 4.2.1.10 which adds a handful of performance improvements and bug fixes but most notably adds support for pinning news and scores about the 2014 FIFA World Cup to your lockscreen.

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2 years ago

Microsoft wants to show the magic that can happen with Kinect

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2 years ago

Facebook Messenger picks up Groups support in latest update

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Facebook Messenger is one our favorite apps on Windows Phone. It's an essential app to stay in contact with all your friends on Facebook. The app hit Windows Phone earlier this year but has only picked up one substantial update so far. That update added the ability to save photos, improved notifications and included overall performance boosts. Today we're getting another big update to Facebook Messenger on Windows Phone. Changelog and details after the break.

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2 years ago

Kinect for Windows v2 sensor now available for pre-order

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2 years ago

Microsoft's next flagship Windows Phone to come out in November on 3 US carriers, features 3D Touch

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Over at the site @evleaks, a report about Nokia's (now Microsoft's) smartphone road map for 2014 has been teased with some device names like 'McLaren,' 'Rock,' 'Tesla' and 'Superman.' While 'Rock' is reported to be an entry-level Lumia 530 for T-Mobile and cricket, 'Tesla' and 'Superman' are described as mid-range devices for AT&T and Verizon, though no specifics are given. The Verge has previously described 'Superman' though as having a 4.7 inch display and a massive 5 MP front-facing camera.

I can add to the story quite a bit, specifically some details around 'McLaren.' But first, I should mention that AT&T is slated to get the new green Lumia 1520 sometime in late June or July as part of the Windows Phone 8.1 launch. I don't know if it'll be 32 GB internal or 16 GB, but with micro SD expansion, the ability to install apps and games to the card and 128 GB support, it doesn't matter anymore.

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2 years ago

Keep all your rewards cards in one place with Stocard for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Elite Cincinnati school gets an early jump on using Surface Pro 3

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Microsoft continues to push the Surface Pro 3 tablet as a replacement for the regular notebook in many different settings. Today, the company announced that the elite private Cincinnati Country Day School in Cincinnati, Ohio will be the first educational institution to use the 12-inch Surface Pro 3. It's good to see the up-to $23,600 tuition that CCDS parents pay to go towards a high-end Windows tablet like this.

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2 years ago

Microsoft's first Surface Pro 3 commercial hits all the right points

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Goodbye dancers. While the first ads for Microsoft's Surface tablet were geared around either dancing or comparing it with the iPad, when it comes to the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has made the smart decision to highlight what it is that makes the tablet so great. From the keyboard to the display to the pen — with its easy activation of OneNote — this ad hits all the right points. It's not trying to be abstract, it's not trying to be cheeky, and it's not making the case that it should be compared to the iPad or any other tablet.

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2 years ago

Windows gamers can finally use the Xbox One controller thanks to new drivers

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2 years ago

This 6.45-inch Windows Phone is huuuuuge

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