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2 years ago

BBC updates its iPlayer app for Windows Phone with fast resume and more

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The BBC has released an update for its iPlayer app on the Windows Phone Store. The popular client enables you to watch and enjoy your favourite shows in a catch-up and on-demand like experience. There's no public change log, but we're got you covered. The latest version (1.2) introduces a few new features, so pop on past the break to find out what's new in the release. 

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2 years ago

Developers: Use the new Xbox Music APIs in your apps and start earning revenue

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You’re not a major player if you don’t have APIs for devs to tap into your product. Which is why Xbox Music just went from another streaming service to a bonafide platform. That’s right, Microsoft has done something a little unexpected today. They’ve introduced the Xbox Music API as a way for developers to connect their apps or websites to the Xbox Music service. Let’s check it out.

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2 years ago

Pandora adds recommended stations and lock screen integration in latest update

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2 years ago

6snap for Windows Phone gets updated with improvements and bug fixes

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2 years ago

Nokia confirms that their latest Play To app and GDR3 developer preview don’t play nice

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Yesterday we reported on a rare update for the Play To app by Nokia. The DLNA program allows users to stream media, like photos, videos and music, to their DLNA enabled TV or Xbox. The update was intended to improve “Wi-Fi connectivity ensuring it continues working with future devices and firmware updates.”

Ironically, however, many users on our site began having problems with the update. Specifically, reports of users only getting a black screen began rolling in, with warnings to others to not install the update.

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2 years ago

10tons celebrates Christmas; throws some Windows Phone games on sale

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 2520 available in Russia from the N-Store for 23,990 rubles

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2 years ago

Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals ends today with savings on the HP Envy 15 laptop

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While Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals promotions may have had a few bumps along the way, it had some rather nice savings opportunities.  The promotion draws to a close today with savings on the HP Envy 15 laptop, which is regularly priced at $899.

The deal begin at 7am PST/10am EST online and at participating Microsoft Stores (US/Canada).  The first twenty customers at the retail stores and the first one hundred online customers can snag the Envy for $499.  Once that allotment is exhausted, the laptop will be on sale for $699 while supplies last.

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2 years ago

Top Christmas games and apps for Windows Phone

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Windows Phone Central Roundup: Games and apps for the Holiday Season

With Christmas right around the corner, what better way to get into the Holiday Spirit than with a few Christmas themed Windows Phone apps and games?

This week’s Windows Phone Central Roundup features a few such games and apps.  We pulled a handful of the top rated apps and games from the Windows Phone Store for this week's roundup.  There is one app to give your Windows Phone lockscreen a holiday touch, a couple games with a Holiday touch, and one app to keep track of Saint Nick on his global journey.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 521 are the Amazon Gold Box Deals of the Day

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The Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 521 are currently on sale on Amazon US. The two Windows Phones are Nokia's most affordable smartphones running Microsoft's mobile platform. The main difference between the two are the mobile operators - one being AT&T and the other on T-Mobile. Head on past the break to see the deals and pick up your own.

Update: Both phones are currently unavailable. Hopefully Amazon opens up more stock for orders later in the day.

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2 years ago

The first Windows 8.1 tablets go on sale in India; the Acer Iconia W4 arrives

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After the quick launches of new Nokia Lumia devices in recent times, the device revelry continues in this part of the world. The Acer Iconia W4 tablets are available for pre-order on Flipkart, India’s leading online retailer.

Since Microsoft’s flagship Windows device – Surface – never hit the shores here and we still don’t have any clue about the availability of Dell Venue 8 Pro, the Acer Windows 8 tablets are the first ones to arrive in India.

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2 years ago

Bill Gates becomes a Reddit secret santa - surprises one lucky girl

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Every year around this time, Redditors (members of the site Reddit.com) gather around their computers and prepare to share gifts through a gift exchange for the holidays. Surprises are always popping up and this year was no exception; Electronic Arts donated a collection of games to one happy Redditor and another found out their personal Santa Clause was none other than Bill Gates.

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2 years ago

Northern and Shell Media updates British tabloid and magazine apps for Windows 8.1

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Daily Express joins the Daily Star, New!, OK! and Star today in a batch of updates released by parent company Northern & Shell Media. The British publications have had their official Windows apps brought up to speed with Windows 8.1. If you're into the latest headlines or simply enjoy reading up on celebrity gossip, these apps are definitely worth downloading.

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2 years ago

Updates for Nokia’s App Social and HERE Transit now live in the Windows Phone Store

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2 years ago

Microsoft announces the locations of their first three new stores for 2014

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