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3 years ago

The best games for your Nokia Lumia 520

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The best games for your Nokia Lumia 520

Yesterday we shared with you the best apps for your Nokia Lumia 520. Why the Lumia 520 and not Windows Phone in general? Because if you have a device like the Lumia 920 or 1520 you can run practically any app in the Windows Phone Store. However, the Lumia 520 and other devices with just 512MB of RAM (think Lumia 521, Lumia 620, Lumia 720, etc) might come across certain apps and games that don’t work or don’t work too well.

The overwhelming majority of apps in the Windows Phone Store do work on all devices, including those with just 512MB of RAM. It’s when we look at games that we see the frequency of support drop a bit. All too often this year we’ve seen a highly anticipated game come to Windows Phone, but without initial support for 512MB devices. That said, here are the best games you can run on your Lumia 520.

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3 years ago

Send messages in Lolcat and other fun languages with T3XT K1NG for Windows Phone 8

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3 years ago

DealsAndYou City app helps find great local bargains in Delhi

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Dealsandyou.com, one of the several deals site from India, has introduced CITY, an app for Windows Phone to unlock free deals available in the Delhi NCR region. The app has been available on Windows 8 since a while and recently arrived in the Windows Phone Store.

All you need to claim a coupon is to select a category - Restaurants & Cafes, Spa, Salon & Fitness, Services, Entertainment, Travel, and eShopping, and tap on the ‘Try this deal’ button to select from the list of available deals near you.

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3 years ago

Free 30-day trial available for The New York Times on Windows and Windows Phone

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3 years ago

Master of music? Prove it with MixMaster for Windows Phone, powered by Nokia MixRadio

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So you've got your headphones on full blast with your favourite playlist wrecking havoc on your ears, but just how knowledgeable are you when it comes to music in general? It's time to put everything you know to the test with MixMaster. The Windows Phone game makes use of Nokia's MixRadio API to bring together intuitive and addictive gameplay.

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3 years ago

Microsoft releases Mahjong and a new Minesweeper for Windows Phone 8

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3 years ago

Ruzzle lands in the Windows 8 Store - get ready to battle with the power of words

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3 years ago

Microsoft Solitaire Collection comes to Windows Phone with Xbox LIVE support

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Great Ceaser’s ghost, Microsoft has finally delivered on one of the all-time time wasters: Solitaire. Not only is this collection of solitary card games now available for Windows Phone 8 devices, but it even comes with Xbox LIVE support for you achievement hunters out there.

Microsoft Solitaire Collection comes in at 42 MB and with five different games, including Klondike FreeCell, Spider, TriPeaks and Pyramid. After 20 years of playing them on various PCs, it’s great to see them finally arrive for Windows Phone 8 in late 2013.

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3 years ago

NASA uses Microsoft's Kinect 2 and Oculus Rift to control space robots

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What could be cooler than robots in space? How about technology that could lead to space robots being controlled via an Oculus Rift and Microsoft’s Kinect 2 technology? NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is planning to do just that and they have a demo to show off.

The United States’ Space agency, NASA (Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration), has been trying to find a way to control their million dollar robots via modern day natural interface devices. The hunt itself has led NASA to test out devices such as Leap Motion, Microsoft’s Kinect, Oculus Rift, and more.

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3 years ago

Call of Duty: Ghosts update brings bug fixes, tweaks, and new "Heavy Duty" mode

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3 years ago

Download your favorite Instagram videos with InstaVideo Downloader for Windows Phone

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There was a lot of excitement when Instagram introduced video. While we’re still not able to upload videos using the official app on Windows Phone, we can view our friends’ videos. If you’re looking for a way to download your favorite Instagram videos, there’s an app for that at the Windows Phone Store. InstaVideo Downloader provides that feature.

Head past the break to watch our hands on video and walkthrough.

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3 years ago

Rockstar Games on GTA San Andreas for Windows Phone: ‘Coming soon’

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Back at the end of November, Rockstar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was headed to iOS, Android and Windows Phone in the near future. The revamped popular game going mobile was a big deal, as anything GTA these days rakes in the money.

Since that announcement, we’ve seen San Andreas arrive of iOS and Android, though Windows Phone is still MIA. Some of you have perceived this when making off-topic comments on our articles, in some strange voodoo ritual on our site.

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3 years ago

Xbox Live - Final Fantasy III Windows Phone Achievement Guide

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When the first Final Fantasy arrived on Windows Phone, all of its Achievements were secret and thus couldn’t be viewed by players. We quickly posted a Mini-Achievement Guide to help get players on-track.

Now Final Fantasy III has appeared on Windows Phone, once again with Xbox Achievements. This time, the Achievements aren’t secret. But they do require plenty of time and effort to unlock. You just might need a guide! And wouldn’t you know it? Windows Phone Central is proud to present our latest Achievement Guide, filled with tips and resources for dedicated RPG players and Achievement hunters.

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3 years ago

App Update Roundup: 6tag security fix for hashtags, Disney’s Wreck-it Ralph removes 512 MB support

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Another week, another 6tag update for Instagram lovers. Scratch that, as this is the third update to the app in just four days. Not too shabby.

Likewise, Disney’s Wreck it Ralph gets an update as well, but unfortunately, it’s bad news for Lumia 520 owners and others with 512 MB devices. And finally, the long-awaited Pouch update rolls on out for Pocket users.

It's all here in this morning's app update roundup. Read on for the details.

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3 years ago

Deal Alert: Black Nokia Lumia 520 available for £69.95 at Amazon UK

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Looking for a bargain this New Year? If you're seeking a new smartphone, how about a Nokia Lumia 520? This is the most affordable Windows Phone you can find on the market, but it comes with some sweet features and runs Windows Phone 8 - the latest version of Microsoft's mobile platform operating system. 

Amazon UK currently has the device listed for £69.99 ($115).

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