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3 years ago

Flipkart adds new features and improvements to their Windows Phone app

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India’s leading eCommerce store, Flipkart launched their official Windows Phone app last month. The app features a very nice user interface and easy navigation through different departments to find products.

The app has been updated to v1.1.00 yesterday and adds a host of new features in addition to some neat user experience improvements. That’s pretty good for an app that’s only a few weeks old.

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3 years ago

Gameloft releases games hub on Windows Phone with new titles

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Gameloft, the popular games developer with numerous titles under its belt, has released a new app for Windows Phone. Game Hub enables consumers to quickly access top games, as well as check out what's available on the Windows Phone Store. Think of it as the hub to all your favorite Gameloft titles. We're seeing an early version, but there's potential to offer some real value to consumers.

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3 years ago

Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

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Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

Vector is Mobile Nations technology news and analysis show featuring the biggest stories, the hottest trends, and the most interesting guests in the industry. On this week's show, Ben Bajarin of Techpinions talks with Rene about mergers, including the just-completed Microsoft and Nokia, the ongoing Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the just announced AT&T and DirectTV, and the rumored YouTube and Twitch and Apple and Beats deals.

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3 years ago

Watch all the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games from your mobile device with BBC

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This morning the BBC has announced its plans for domestic coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and it's good news for mobile watchers. Via the BBC iPlayer app for smartphones, tablets and Smart TVs as well as on the web via the BBC Sport site, you'll be able to watch live and on-demand coverage of every minute of action from the games.

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3 years ago

Microsoft Surface NYC Live Blog

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Microsoft Surface NYC Live Blog

We're here live in New York City for Microsoft's big Surface announcement. Microsoft is expected to announce some new members to the Surface family, including a Surface Mini and a larger, more robust Surface Pro 3. Will they have more? Will they have less? There's only one way to find out and that's by tuning into our live coverage of the event.

Doors open at 10 AM ET and the announcement will begin at 11 AM ET (15:00 GMT). Need to know your specific time? Head here for a full listing of your time zones.

Head past the break for our live blog, chat room and even the embed of the video (if not, you can watch it at Microsoft's News site here).

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3 years ago

Microsoft hires comedian David Mitchell for latest Lumia UK ads

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Microsoft has hired the help of David Mitchell for the company's latest Windows Phone adverts to be aired in the UK. You may be familiar with the name and/or voice as Mitchell is better known for the Peep Show (on Channel 4) and has event been part of the Mac vs PC adverts from Apple.

Now, Mitchell is selling Lumia Windows Phones with wireless charging as the first topic, promoted in the above cartoon.

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3 years ago

Nokia launches the dual-SIM Lumia 630 in Malaysia

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3 years ago

Ahoy Matey! Microsoft partners with Ubisoft to bring Assassin's Creed Pirates to the Web

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Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Ubisoft to launch the first ever Assassin’s Creed gamin title on the modern web with HTML5, 3D WebGL graphics and JavaScript. The Assassin’s Creed Pirates web-based experience is available today for free play in five languages worldwide.

The gameplay is based on the popular iOS Assassin’s Creed Pirates (ACP) game and allows you to step into the shoes of Alonzo Batilla, a young captain, racing his ship through the Caribbean seas, evading mines and other hurdles, amidst searching for treasure.

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3 years ago

Disney's Maleficent Free Fall, a magical match three puzzle game for Windows Phone 8

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Maleficent Free Fall hit the Windows Phone Store last week in advance of the Disney movie Maleficent that is due out in theaters on May 30th. The latest Windows Phone 8 game from Disney Studios places a dark twist on the match three game.

The multi-level, multi-chapter game has you following a young Maleficent through the years tackling a wide assortment of match three challenges. You earn magic that can be used to unlock power-ups that will help you survive the puzzles.

Maleficent Free Fall is a well animated, entertaining gaming option for Windows Phone 8 and if you're looking for a challenging puzzle game, it's worth checking out.

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3 years ago

Qualcomm to begin mass production of Snapdragon 615, Snapdragon 810/808 coming later this year

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Chinese government gives Windows 8 the cold shoulder

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 630 hitting UK stores on May 29

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3 years ago

Rescue kittens in bubble cages with Bombcats SE for Windows Phone

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3 years ago

Join us tomorrow for the Surface event in NYC!

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Join us tomorrow for the Surface event in NYC!

Tomorrow is a big day for small things. We’re all expecting Microsoft and the Surface team to finally announce a tablet to take on Apple’s iPad Mini and the Google Nexus 7. We’ve long heard about rumors of a Surface ‘Mini’, but tomorrow we’ll most likely finally get an announcement from Microsoft at a private press event in NYC. It’s not all Surface Mini though, we’ve heard rumors that the Surface Pro 3 will make a debut there as well. Details on what we know so far and when to tune in to catch our live blog.

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3 years ago

Copy This updated with Windows Phone 8.1 support and Cortana integration

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Copy This is a handy Windows Phone 8 app that allows you to copy speech-to-text directly to your Windows Phone clipboard. Play This was updated to version 2.0.3 to work with the new speech APIs in Windows Phone 8.1.

This will allow you to press and hold the search button, say "Copy this…" and whatever you want copied and Cortana will add it to your Windows Phone clipboard.

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