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3 years ago

Nintex Mobile now available for Windows Phone 8

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Nintex Mobile now available for Windows Phone 8

We don’t get to cover too many enterprise focused apps here, but the handful of IT readers out there love it when we do. So here’s one for you guys. Nintex has just released an official app for Windows Phone 8 that will help users interact on the go. Let’s check out what this app is capable of.

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3 years ago

Microsoft UK launches The Twelve Days of Geekmas competition for devs to win goodies

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The TechnNet UK team have announced a new festive competition for developers - say hello to The Twelve Days of Geekmas. Familiar with the original 12 days of Christmas jingle? Well, take that and add in a load of cool giveaways and you'll have the idea as to how Microsoft is going to celebrate the festive countdown. Unwrap the break to see what it's all about.

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3 years ago

AdDeals launches Windows Phone SDK for a unique ad network

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3 years ago

Hipstamatic rolls out minor updates for its Oggl apps on Windows Phone

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Things have been quiet on the Hipstamatic Oggl front for a few weeks now. The last time we saw an update for the popular photography-filter app was November 19th, which brought with it some fixes and support for 512 MB devices—no small accomplishment.

Today, version 1.2.1.155 rolls out for Oggl and Oggl Pro (Lumia 1020 version) and seeing as that is only an increase from 1.2.0.150, we’re guessing this is some tidying up and minor fixes from the last update.

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3 years ago

STV Player for Windows Phone 8 lets you tap into on-demand streaming of your favourite shows

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We all love catch-up TV services, enabling us to venture outside the front door without fear that we'd miss the next episode of our favourite show. For those who aren't aware of the broadcaster, Scottish Television (or STV) is essentially ITV in the northern parts of the UK. The company has an official catch-up app available for Windows Phone. Tune in for all the details past the break.

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3 years ago

Help your community out with Love Clean Streets, updated for Windows 8.1

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3 years ago

ICQ for Windows Phone updated with new Live tile and faster launch

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It’s hard to keep up with the number of instant messaging services out there. Windows Phone is home to many of the most popular services, but today we’re going to look at one of the oldest and most resilient platforms out there – ICQ. The official ICQ app for Windows Phone has just had an update, let’s check out what’s new for Windows Phone users.

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3 years ago

7 Little Words, a Windows Phone 8 word game that will keep you guessing

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7 Little Words is a relatively new word game for Windows Phone 8 that has had decent success over on the iOS and Android platforms.  In the short time we have spent with the game, 7 Little Words should have similar success here on the Windows Phone platform.

The game is simple.  Each puzzle has seven clues used to solve seven words and twenty letter groups that will be used to build those seven words. 

7 Little Words is a fun, entertaining, simply laid out game for Windows Phone 8 that makes a very good first impression and is nice option to consider if you are looking for a challenging word game.

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3 years ago

A Tale of Split Personalities: Windows 8-Android Hybrids

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Microsoft has spent a great deal of time designing Windows 8 from the ground up in terms of making it a great operating system for both tablet and traditional non-touch screen notebook style machines. There are a few companies, who do not believe that is enough. Whether it be that they feel Windows 8 is not efficient enough as a touch operating system or they simply believe it does not have enough of a robust application store, they have turned to what they believe could be a possible savior – Android.

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3 years ago

Capture the Alps in 20 megapixels now that the Lumia 1520 is available in Switzerland

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3 years ago

First wave of indie games on Xbox One coming early next year

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3 years ago

Having an issue with Xbox One's Party Chat? 'It will get better.'

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3 years ago

Swinging game Benji Bananas gets a notable update, still remains exclusive to Nokia

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We last covered the swinging-jumper Benji Bananas back in September when it was first released for Windows Phone. The game, which earlier arrived on iOS and Android, is one of Nokia’s exclusive games for its Lumia customers. It's free with ads and although it’s not an Xbox title, its smooth graphics and fun arcade gameplay make it a worthy game for your collection.

Today, version 1.12.1.0 is live in the Store and it has a fairly significant changelog, including a new "scenario".

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3 years ago

European Commission clears deal between Microsoft and Nokia, purchase moves forward

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It was just two days ago the U.S. Department of Justice gave the green light for the Microsoft-Nokia deal. As you recall, Microsoft is currently in the process of acquiring Nokia’s handset division for 7.2 billion dollars. As part of the deal, they’ll also license Nokia patents. One of the remaining hurdles was whether or not the European Commission would allow the sale. The European Commission has now cleared the deal in a press release that just went out. Details below.

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3 years ago

Stream multimedia content from your home server with Media Browser for Windows 8

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Media Browser (www.mediabrowser3.com) is a sweet service that turns your home PC (or server setup) into a multimedia server. There's an app available for Windows Phone that enables you to stream content from said machine when not physically in front of it. Now, the Media Browser team has released a Windows 8.1 app, perfect for those with hardware running Microsoft's desktop OS.

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