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3 years ago

Black Friday 2013 Deals

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We're rounding up the very best deals for Black Friday 2013 in tablets, smartphones, speakers and headphones, mobile accessories, and other cool electronic stuff! Check it all out here for the greatest deals that America's retailers have to offer on the day after Thanksgiving. Prices will, of course, mostly only be applicable on Black Friday (that's November 29), and in some instances on Thanksgiving Day (November 28), and may only be available in limited quantities and only in stores.

We'll be updating this page frequently leading up to Black Friday, so check back later for even more deals!

3 years ago

Facebook for Windows 8.1 gets a massive update for Thanksgiving

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Following on the heels of yesterday’s momentous update for the Facebook beta app for Windows Phone 8, its Windows 8.1 counterpart has also been bumped with some significant changes.

Last updated on November 13, this new version will sure to make many happy as there are slew of new changes and fixes for the popular social networking app. Let’s see what’s new!

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3 years ago

Indigo learns some new translation tricks in latest Windows Phone update

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Indigo (www.hello-indigo.com) is a personal assistant for Windows Phone and has been available for some time. We've covered the app in the past numerous times, but we're back once again with an update. If you're looking for something that offers slightly more functionality than the built-in voice command technology, you'll definitely want to head on past the break and see what Indigo is all about.

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3 years ago

Nokia finally puts the Lumia 1020 on sale in Indonesia, starting Nov 29

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3 years ago

Nokia bumps Extras + Info for Lumia phones to fine tune your device

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3 years ago

Unofficial Snapchat client 6snap 1.2 submitted to the Store, here’s what’s coming next

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Rudy Huyn’s Snapchat client 6snap so far has survived being an unofficial clone of the popular messaging app. That’s the good news for those worried about an immediate copyright complaint.

The even better news is that after this week’s 1.1 update, version 1.2 has just been submitted to the Store. It won’t arrive probably at least until Monday, but in case you want a heads up, here’s what is coming.

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3 years ago

Official Sochi Guide for the 2014 Olympics app shows up, tells you where to go

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 2520 to be exclusive at John Lewis for £399; available from December 4th

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3 years ago

ArchiTech, Halo: SA and Pocket Sheep are this week's Red Stripe Deals

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3 years ago

GimmalPoint for Windows Phone now live; Windows 8 version updated with cross-platform sync

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Have you been enjoying the GimmalPoint beta, or have been eagerly awaiting the app to be released on Windows Phone? We have some good news for you as the final version of GimmalPoint for Windows Phone is now available. If you're not familiar with the name, it's the Windows Phone version of GimmalPoint, developed by Liquid Daffodil​.

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3 years ago

Mr. Potino, not your typical Windows Phone game of hangman

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A game of hangman can be an entertaining way to pass the time and there are plenty of hangman styled games to choose from in the Windows Phone Store.  Mr. Potino is one of the more recent offerings and takes a rather unique approach to the game.

Your hangman is a puppet that moves and flows as you move your Windows Phone.  The game has over 50,000 word puzzles and as you guess wrong on a letter, the puppet loses one of its body parts.

Mr. Potino has a certain amount of appeal but needs just a little fine-tuning.

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3 years ago

Become a shepherd and rescue cute bundles of fluff in Pocket Sheep for Windows Phone

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3 years ago

Super-hit Android game, Hill Climb Racing arrives on Windows Phone 8

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And here’s another one! Yesterday I wrote about the popular Android game – Sky Cups – arriving on Windows Phone, and then we learnt that Hill Climb Racing has also hit the Store.

Hill Climb Racing is a very popular game on Android, judging from a 4.7 rating with over 900,000 reviews, and is known as one of the most addictive and entertaining physics based driving game.

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3 years ago

Service Alert: Live Core Services are down for the Xbox One

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3 years ago

Joe Belfiore: We’re working super hard to bring customers their favorite apps

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Joe Belfiore is a man the community has come to know as the face of Windows Phone at Microsoft. He’s been on hand for all major previews and launches of the operating system and runs the team responsible for Windows Phone product definition and design.

Belfiore recently sat down with the BBC for an interview about the current growth in market share that Windows Phone is experiencing. He did this last week, but we missed it and figured a few of you might have missed it as well. There are some interesting points brought up by Belfiore that are worth pointing out. There’s also a video after the break and some highlights from the BBC interview.

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