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2 years ago

Beem 2.0 hits the Windows Phone Store; enjoy DI.FM in a gorgeous new experience

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We've looked at Beem in the past, the unofficial DI.FM and SKY.FM clients for Windows Phone. while there certainly are more music services available than you can shake a microphone at, Beem has consistently been one of our favourites, especially after the developer made the project both open source for other developers, and free on the Windows Phone Store for consumers. 

We're now looking at Beem Plus (DI.FM edition) version 2.0, which is a massive update. So, what's new?

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2 years ago

Nokia partners with RNIB for Do Good mission; calls for developers to help those with impaired vision

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In an interesting twist to the Nokia Create program for developers, the company is tasking Windows Phone developers with a mission dedicated to the idea of "Doing Good." Partnering with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Nokia is calling for developers to create new apps that will help make the lives of those with low vision easier; or update their existing content to make it more accessible.

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2 years ago

Verizon Nokia Lumia 929 press image leaked, showing off the device in white

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Nokia has an array of hardware to unveil at its event in Abu Dhabi. On October 22nd, we can also look forward to the Lumia 929. Pictured previously in black, we've now got the above render of the handset in white (matching an earlier leak), courtesy of the Evleaks Twitter account. While we should always take rumours with a grain of salt, the Twitter profile has a strong track record.

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2 years ago

Deal Alert: Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate on DailySteals for $25

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2 years ago

Manuganu, a 3D platform adventure for Windows Phone 8

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Manuganu is a 3D running/platformer styled game for your Windows Phone 8 device where you have to guide Manuganu across thirty challenging levels of play. You have dangers to jump over, slide under and dodge along the way.  You also have to collect blue stones and medallions as  you scamper across the platform to improve your scoring.

The 3D graphics helps Manuganu to stand out a little from the pack and while game play isn't nerve racking, Manuganu is challenging enough to keep from getting stale.  After playing Manuganu for a while, the game comes across as a quality, casual gaming title for your Windows Phone 8 devices. 

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2 years ago

Windows 8.1 is now available for preorder starting at $119 USD

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If you are excited for Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8.1, there is no longer a need wait on your purchase. Windows 8.1 is now available for pre-order at Microsoft's website with a launch date of October 18.

A copy of Windows 8.1 can be picked up for $119 and a copy of Windows 8.1 Pro can be picked up for $199. We want to remind all of our readers that if you are currently running Windows 8, you will receive a free update on October 17 and there is no need to spend any money.

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2 years ago

Re-live Window's 95 game, Hover!, in your favorite browser

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2 years ago

Parking Mania, Akinator and UPnP Spy are the latest Red Stripe Deals

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This week's Red Stripe Deals are a little bit early over in the Windows Phone Store but who are we to complain.

For those not familiar with the deals, every week the Windows Phone Store taps one Xbox Windows Phone game, one independent gaming title and one app to go on sale. The deal lasts only a week when three new titles will be tapped for the savings.

For this week's deals, which are currently live, we have the Xbox title Parking Mania, the Akinator game, and the network utility UPnP Spy.

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2 years ago

Babel Rising 3D for Windows Phone 8 hits the Store shelves as an Xbox title

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We first caught wind that Ubisoft was planning on releasing a Windows Phone 8 specific version of Babel Rising 3D back during Casual Connect 2013. But the word on the street was that it wouldn't be Xbox enabled due to the lengthy certification process.

While we aren't sure what happened between then and now, Babel Rising 3D was released today and as an Xbox Windows Phone gaming title.

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2 years ago

Microsoft tops lists as both a global brand leader and most inspiring company in America

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When you ask people their thoughts on Microsoft you’ll get a variety of responses depending on the person. You and I might see a company with innovative products like the Xbox One, Windows Phone, Azure and the Surface family of devices. Someone off the street might remember the monopolistic giant from the 1990s. Others will see an uncool technology company compared to the likes of Apple and Google. Everyone has their prejudice when it comes towards the Redmond company.

But when you look at the population as a whole you get some interesting results when it comes to Microsoft’s perception as a global brand and how it stacks up as an inspiring company. As a brand which do you think is bigger, Microsoft or Disney? As a company who is more inspiring, Microsoft or Google? The results may surprise you.

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2 years ago

Publish your Windows Phone apps for free in the United States or Europe

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We love to support the Windows Phone development community whenever we can here. It’s what will help propel Windows Phone forward when devices like the Lumia 520 bring millions of new users to the platform. But what can we do to help future Windows Phone developers? Promoting cool deals and incentives to bring newbies to the Windows Phone Store. Here’s a great one for any potential European and United States developers.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 1020 now available in Taiwan and back on track for Telstra in Australia

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The world cried together when Nokia announced the Lumia 1020 as an exclusive on AT&T the world. Why limit the smartphone with the best camera to one carrier in one country? Thankfully that exclusivity was only timed and slowly the device began appearing around the globe. The device was recently delayed on Telstra in Australia, but is now back on track. It’s also now available to the people of Taiwan. Details below.

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2 years ago

Flixster updated on Windows Phone 8. Most likely bug fixes

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2 years ago

Developer of Square Off partners with MyAppFree for special free deal

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2 years ago

Netflix updated with profile support on Windows 8, no love for Windows Phone yet

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Earlier in August, Netflix added profile support to their popular video streaming platform. The move was met with praise left and right. No longer do you have different movie and television tastes clashing and distorting suggestions for multiple people in a family. The feature first showed up on the web version of Netflix and slowly went out to the iOS and Android versions of the mobile apps.

It’s also supported on the PS3 and Xbox 360. But Windows Phone still doesn’t support profiles and today the Windows 8 version just gained the ability.

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