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2 years ago

UK retailers Carphone Warehouse and Dixons to announce £3.7bn merger

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2 years ago

Prognoza, an attractive and simple Windows Phone 8 weather app

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Prognoza is an attractive Windows Phone 8 weather app that delivers the basic forecast information to your phone. The app recently won the Windows Phone Challenge in Bosnia/Herzegovina this year and while we have plenty of weather apps in the Windows Phone Store, Prognoza does have a certain level of eye-appeal.

If you're looking for a basic weather app for your Windows Phone, Prognoza is worth a look.

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2 years ago

Bing introduces Venue Maps for malls and airports in India

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2 years ago

Hands on with Wordament Snap Attack for Windows Phone

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Wordament Snap Attack has just been released and we’re already addicted. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, this word-building game is available for Windows Phone and Windows tablets or PC’s. Players from around the world compete on the same board, using the same clock, making as many Snaps as possible. Don’t have time to play it yet? Head past the break to watch our hands-on video and gameplay.

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2 years ago

App Update Roundup: Cal, Metrotube, TrueCaller, Lockmix and more

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2 years ago

Quick Launcher for Windows Phone 8.1 gives you quick access to your cellular settings

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Windows Phone 8.1 introduced a handful of new features that we’re using every day. Notification center is probably the most used out of all those features. It’s a great tool to quickly see all the notifications from your apps and to quickly toggle a select settings on and off. Unfortunately, not all settings can be accessed with in the Action center. Thankfully a new app called Quick Launcher might solve a few of your problems. Details below on how you can quickly access your cellular settings in the Notification center.

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2 years ago

Office Mix Preview Allows You to Get Interactive With PowerPoint

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Microsoft has announced a preview of a new PowerPoint feature called Office Mix. This adds a whole wealth of interactivity to slideshows, including embedded video and audio, live writing on slides, quizzes, and more. Office Mix will be web-enabled, so attendees can catch presentations easily no matter where they are. Office Mix has a particular angle on education and keeping students engaged. As such, educators can check quiz results easily and confidentially.

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2 years ago

Wordament Snap Attack comes to Windows Phone and Windows 8 with Xbox Live support

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Ready for another game on Windows Phone with support for Xbox Live? Then you’re going to be so happy to know that Wordament Snap Attack is now available to download. Not only is it on Windows Phone, but the games can be played on your Surface 2 or any other Windows 8.1 tablet or PC. Wordament Snap Attack comes from the team behind Wordament. Like Wordament, it’s a word building game, but with a slight twist. Let’s check it out!

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2 years ago

Skype and Bing apps updated for Windows 8.1, Skype now syncs favorites across devices

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2 years ago

What would be your 'perfect' Windows Phone?

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While the current Windows Phone device lineup has plenty of quality choices, if you could design your own Windows Phone, what would it be?

WPCentral reader elliot436 has started a discussion over in the WPCentral Forums asking what your perfect devices would be. So far, the responses range from combining existing devices to more specific requirements.

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2 years ago

Tentacles: Enter the Mind coming to Windows 8 this summer

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Remember Tentacles: Enter the Dolphin? Despite being pretty difficult at times, it was by far one of my favorite games back on Windows Phone 7. It was made by game development studio Press Play, a studio based in Copenhagen that was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Press Play is famous for their other games like Max & The Magic Marker and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. Now that Press Play is part of Microsoft Studios you can expect them to keep producing fun games for Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Xbox consoles. Which is why we're really excited to learn that Tentacles: Enter the Mind is an upcoming sequel coming to Windows 8. Video after the break.

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2 years ago

Microsoft Ventures showcases selected tech startups at London event, celebrating progress made

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Microsoft held an event – titled "The Pitch" – at Milbank Tower, London last Wednesday to showcase some of the talent passing through its Ventures program, and to announce a series of collaborations with incubators, accelerators and other companies. If you're not familiar with Microsoft Ventures, it's a pool of funding, accompanied by a variety of services and other helpful assets on offer for technology startups.

It's a special program with Microsoft partnering up with Level39, as well as ASOS to help those who would not otherwise be eligible for support in other accelerators. To aid in learning more about the program and what's on offer, Microsoft also invited media, investors and more to witness a presentation from a handful of startups.

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2 years ago

Surface Mini likely to be available in June; Will include pen support and ARM processor

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2 years ago

Windows Phone shipments surging, marketshare still lagging

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ABI Research has revealed their Q1 2014 mobile phone shipment tally broken up by operating system. Android still leads the way with 44% share and 24% growth since last year, plus another 13% from manufacturers participating in the Android Open Source Project. iOS holds onto 10%, which though Apple saw shipments increase by 17%, their market share has dropped by a baseline percentage point since 2013. Shipments of Windows Phone devices jumped by 119% since the last year, though the platform's market share has ticked up to 3%. Dumbphones take up the last 30%.

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2 years ago

Official game for Hollywood's Million Dollar Arm launches on Windows Phone

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