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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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2 years ago

Nokia celebrates Lumia 925 release in Germany with other markets to follow

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Nokia has celebrated the release of the Lumia 925 Windows Phone in Germany, while other markets will follow suit in the coming weeks and beyond. If you're interested in picking one up, be sure to follow our feeds where we highlight the latest deals and offers from retailers and mobile operators. If you've been hiding in a cave, what's the Lumia 925 all about?

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2 years ago

Deal alert: Fable III is currently free for Xbox 360

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The gaming and tech world-at-large has made a stink about how the Xbox One is moving to a more PC like approach. Specifically Steam has been cited as a model that the new Xbox One is moving towards. Of course Steam has been cut some slack because of how often they have deals on games. Well, it looks like Microsoft is even getting ready to follow that practice because right now you can download Fable III for free onto your Xbox 360.

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2 years ago

Acer Iconia W3 Windows Tablet shows up on Staples and Amazon.com for pre-order

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2 years ago

Windows Phone Central's E3 2013 Plans and Predictions

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E3 time is upon us once again, loyal readers. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the single largest gaming event of the year. E3 2013 takes place from June 11-13 (plus press conferences on Monday the 10th) at the Los Angeles Convention Center and is open only to members of the gaming industry.

During E3, all of the major console gaming developers and publishers crowd into the Convention Center and exhibit a selection of their latest and upcoming games for attendees to watch and play. Many new games will be announced, while others that we already know about will be revealed in action for the first time. Check out last year’s E3 2012 stories to get an idea of what goes down.

The very largest publishers and platform holders also hold press conferences on Monday, just before the show opens. Microsoft’s annual Media Briefing runs from 9:30-11am PDT. This is when the big MS will reveal the scope of its gaming plans for the Xbox One, including an assortment of previously unannounced launch titles for the new console. Windows Phone Central will be there and live blogging from the briefing, so make sure you check back with us Monday morning!

What should you expect in the way of Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Xbox news from E3 2013? Read on for our predictions!

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2 years ago

Make More Space updated for HTC Windows Phone 8 devices

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Make More Space is an HTC Windows Phone 8 exclusive that helps HTC owners manager phone storage. The update to version 1.4 gives the app a little more functionality by letting you see a break down of how much space each app or game takes up.

Make More Space will display where your storage is allocated between music/videos, pictures, documents, and apps. You also will see how much free space you have left on your HTC Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Give it back: Microsoft asks for return of Lumia 920 with early build of Windows Phone 8.1

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For being a weekend it’s been somewhat busy. Yesterday we had leaked screenshots showing off a developer build of Windows Phone 8.x – notification center in tow.

The notification center was obviously the biggest piece of info from those screenshots, but there was plenty more info to be gleamed from the phone. Quick recap after the break and a story of what happened to the phone bought off of eBay that contained this build of the Windows Phone. And don’t forget, our sources say those screenshots are an “early” build of the next-version OS.

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