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3 years ago

Xbox One’s CPU has the power to dominate – shows off at chip design conference

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3 years ago

Deal Alert: Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate on sale from $20

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The Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate is available brand new for $30 through All4Celular. If you're looking at purchasing an accessory for your Windows Phone to get some charge into the device without using wires, this is a sweet deal for you to take advantage of. The product has been on sale numerous times, but it's always grand to know that you can bag up a deal.

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3 years ago

PSA: myTube hidden from the Store, but it’ll be back soon enough

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We’ve had some isolated reports this morning that myTube, one of the more popular premium YouTube apps for Windows Phone, has gone missing in the Store.  With all the brouhaha between Microsoft and Google, it doesn’t take too long before people start wondering if a cease and desist is the cause of the app being pulled.

No worries, fellow YouTubers. The app was deliberately hidden due a bad XAP being accidently uploaded to the Store. The developer, Christopher Blackman, reached out to us to explain the situation.

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3 years ago

USA Today for Windows Phone 8 receives much needed bug fix update

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USA Today is arguably one of the best news apps on Windows Phone in terms of design and speed. It’s so minimal in its layout that it makes Microsoft blush and the fast loading  times of the app and related articles is nearly unprecedented.

There’s just one problem though: the app has had quite a few bugs since the last release, causing images and even articles to load incompletely. Frustrating users, many have complained in the app’s review on the Store that an update is required.

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3 years ago

Exclusive Day One content revealed for Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, and RYSE

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3 years ago

Xbox One might touchdown on November 8th in the USA

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3 years ago

PSA: Bing Search update for Windows Phone 8 going wider in the US

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3 years ago

Time Warner Cable app releases for Xbox 360 - TV heads rejoice

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3 years ago

Why do carriers suck so much? - Talk Mobile

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Cellular carriers are strange entities. They offer devices that in the grand scheme aren't that expensive for what they are, but yet have customers conditioned to expect them to be much cheaper and not think about the long-term cost. They built empires around multi-year contracts, but in an age where mobile technology was advancing at a rate that was positively lethargic compared to today.

They fell into a routine, picking up the old habits, policies, and mindsets of the landline era. The largest carriers are merely permutations of the old wireline telecoms - AT&T and Verizon can both trace their lineage back to the old AT&T monopoly, Sprint began life as the Brown Telephone Company in 1899, T-Mobile comes from the post-World War II German post office, and so on.

So is it history that explains why cellular carriers are lumped in with banks, airlines, and the cable provider as the most hated of companies? Or is it something else in how they do business?

Do they really suck that much, or is it all in our heads?

3 years ago

Nokia Music gets updated with new Notifications and ability to ‘like’ your favorite artist

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Nokia isn’t quite done with their Music service app just yet as today, version 3.11.25.0 has gone live in the Store. Exclusively for Nokia’s Lumia line, the new update brings along with it a handful of major improvements to make us take another look at the service.

The first major change is Nokia Music now supports the ability to ‘like’ specific artists in your library to “further personalize your music experience”. Nokia Music will also 'like' artists based on your playing history and the contents of your music library, which truly is the killer feature many of us have been waiting for. After all, what’s the use of just streaming music with no feedback system? Sure it’s nice, it’s just not compelling.

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3 years ago

Windmill, a simple yet challenging puzzle game for Windows 8

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Windmill is a puzzle game for your Windows 8 computer that doesn't have many bells and whistles but doesn't lack challenge.

The gaming screen is presented in straight forward fashion with a windmill styled grid of flour sacks hanging on a hook. There are 32 sacks with one empty hook. You're goal, jump the sacks to remove them and end up with one remaining sack hung on the center hook.

The game reminds me of those peg styled games that you find at Cracker Barrel restaurants. Just a little more difficult to solve.

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3 years ago

Nokia's "Bandit" phablet to be dubbed the Lumia 1520?

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Smartphone insiders @evleaks tweeted a simple, but straight-forward message about the Nokia 6-inch Windows Phone 8 device codenamed "Bandit," denoting that it will officially be called the Nokia Lumia 1520. @evleaks has a longtime track record of being correct with the information they release, so we think the chances are pretty good that we'll be hearing the name Lumia 1520 soon.

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 925 confirmed to be heading to AT&T for $99; pre-orders begin August 28th

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AT&T has announced that the Lumia 925 will indeed be launching on the mobile operator mid-September and it comes in a special black, including the back and metal. We recently looked at some rumoured dates provided by trusted sources, but now confirmation has been published in a public announcement. You heard it from us first: $99 is the price on contract and pre-orders kick off on August 28th.

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3 years ago

Nokia publishes spoof of the film 127 Hours to promote Lumia Windows Phones

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Nokia has published a rather humorous advertisement for its Lumia Windows Phones. Titled "127 seconds," it's a spoof of the movie 127hours. If you haven't yet seen the film, it's about a canyoneer who became trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot in Blue John Canyon. This time round, we're witnessing a man trapped by a falling wardrobe. If only he could use his smartphone to call for help.

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3 years ago

DEAL ALERT: Expansys UK drops the price of the HTC 8X to £189.99

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