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2 years ago

Heatmiser Neo app for Windows Phone released, now the UK can heat and cool from afar

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Heatmiser UK has pushed their official app for the Neo thermostat out on the Windows Phone Store. The app, titled Heatmiser Neo, enables consumers with the smart thermostats installed in their homes to control temperatures and other settings on their smartphone. It's a convenient way to monitor and control heating and hot water wherever one may be, perfect for setting everything up just right before unlocking the front door and entering the humble abode.

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2 years ago

Top Rated Windows 8 Games

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Top Rated Windows 8 Games

Windows Phone Central Gaming Roundup: Top Rated Windows 8 Games

Some may argue but there are plenty of entertaining, challenging, and downright fun games available in the Windows Phone Store. However, should you prefer to do your gaming from a larger screen, there are just as many quality gaming titles available in the Windows Store.

With this week’s Windows Phone Central roundup, we are going to take a break from the small screen and take a peek at the top games for Windows 8. The titles in this week’s roundup come from the Windows Store’s top rated lists (Trending, Top Paid, and Top Free). We have two Sci-Fi games, a puzzle game, and an endless runner game in this week's mix. We also touch on a few additional games we think you would like.

As always, if we’ve overlooked your favorite Windows 8 gaming title let us know in the comments below.

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2 years ago

Microsoft India sends out media invites for May 12; Lumia 630 launch likely

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The Windows Phone 8.1 devices might hit Indian shores soon! We’ve received an invite for a media event in New Delhi on May 12, 2014. While the invite comes via Nokia’s long-standing agency, the invite bears a Microsoft logo, implying the new hosts.

Incidentally, Nokia India has also listed Lumia 630 (both single SIM and dual SIM variants) and Lumia 930 on the website recently. Announced at the Build conference in April this year, just before the acquisition of Nokia’s devices business finished, these devices are Nokia’s first series of Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

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2 years ago

Microsoft showcases Xbox One design, subtly hints at upcoming Halo 5 game

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Microsoft has released the above video on its official Xbox YouTube channel showing off the console in all its glory. As well as the look and feel of next-gen gaming, Microsoft also included a teaser for Halo 5, the upcoming title in the super-popular series of first-person shooter video games. Of course, this all makes sense as E3 is just around the corner, with Microsoft filling in June 9th.

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2 years ago

Netflix hiking rates around the globe, existing subscribers locked in for now

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2 years ago

Ari Partinen, senior Nokia Pureview camera engineer, headed to Apple

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Nokia is out of the smartphone race as a company, though Microsoft is picking up the baton with its newly acquired mobile hardware division. That said, competitor companies acknowledge the talent at Nokia, notably Apple who has snipped camera expert Ari Partinen. According to Partinen's Twitter feed, today marks his last day working on the Lumia family of devices.

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2 years ago

Bitly alerts users of widespread account compromises, claims no accounts have been accessed

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2 years ago

Blazin' Aces arrives in the Windows Phone Store, let the dogfights begin!

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Blazin' Aces is a new air combat game for Windows Phone 8. The game is a retro-aerial dogfighting game with quality graphics, challenging game play and music that gives the game an epic feel.

We have shared a sneak peek of Blazin' Aces and it made a very good first impression. The game went live in the Windows Phone Store today and we think this new arcade styled game is worth a look.

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2 years ago

First look at Sunset Overdrive, exclusive to Xbox One and coming later this year

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2 years ago

Lumia 630 available for pre-order in Poland, ships next week

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2 years ago

Adobe releases PhoneGap Developer for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Valiant Hearts, Pure Pool, and Never Alone coming to Xbox One this year

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We usually try to spread our console coverage out a bit since we know some of our readers don’t play console games. But a batch of exciting Xbox One games have been announced within the last day, and that doesn’t fit in the same article as an Elder Scrolls Online delay. So let’s turn those MMO frowns upside down by concentrating on these games that will arrive on Xbox One within the next few months!

First up, Ubisoft will be bringing a striking adventure game called Valiant Hearts: the Great War to Xbox One and 360 on June 25th. Shortly thereafter, VooFoo Studios and Ripstone will release Pure Pool – the first pool game on Xbox One. Jumping forward to Fall, Alaska-based Upper One Games and E-Line Media have a puzzle platformer called Never Alone in store for Xbox One. Details and trailers after the break!

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2 years ago

Buy a new Lumia and get a $25 Windows Phone Store gift card along with 9 free Gameloft games

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2 years ago

Microsoft updates Reading List and Bing Translator for Windows Phone

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Today Microsoft has updated two of their apps for Windows Phone. Head into the Windows Phone Store and you’ll see updates for Bing Translator and Windows Reading List, an app they released just last week. Bing Translator is available to everyone, while Reading List is only available to those on Windows Phone 8.1 since they use the universal Microsoft Account sign in. Let’s check out what’s new.

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2 years ago

Gameloft teases more details about Modern Combat 5: Blackout

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