Windows Phone Lockscreen apps seem to be appearing out of nowhere these days. You have Befriend, Paper Shuffle, Lock Themes and now you can add Flickr to the growing number of wallpaper sources. Flickr Live Wallpaper is a lockscreen wallpaper app that pulls images from the popular online photography source.
The nice thing about Flickr Live Wallpaper is that you can name your photo source, use multiple sources and if need be, crop the photos so they fit a little better on the screen.
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Nokia has just begun rolling out an update for their Creative Studio app for editing your photos. The other day we gave you a tutorial on how to make the best of the app, as it’s quite handy for quickly touching up your images (and not downscaling their size).
Version 126.96.36.199 is now trickling out, updated from 188.8.131.52, though it may take awhile to hit the servers (only a few of our staff were able to see the update, so this is very fresh).
An angry shareholder has dropped a class-action suit that he filed back in May accusing Nokia of fraud. Robert Chmielinski, a Nokia investor, had claimed that Nokia spokespeople, including CEO Stephen Elop, knowingly made false statements about how its Lumia line of Windows Phones would boost their position in the global mobile phone market. The suit was based declining stock prices.
Photobeamer allows you to display your pictures on PC's or other web-enabled devices. Just run the app, head over to Photobeamer.com, scan the QR code that appears on the screen with your Lumia Windows Phone and your photos will appear on that web-enabled device. It can be a computer, tablet, or a friends phone. You just need a 3G/4G network or WiFi to send the pictures.
The updates for Microsoft’s latest mobile OS keep on coming and this one is very welcome indeed. Lazyworm have just released an update to their very popular Metrotube app for watching YouTube videos, joining the other new or updated Windows Phone 8 Apps. The update brings the release to version 4.0.
A long-time favourite on Windows Phone, the app makes great use of the Metro UI, taking full advantage of the new large tiles and introduces the ability to preload videos for later viewing. Read on past the break to find out more.
The Windows Phone 8 launch activities continue in full with the “Meet Your Match” demo crew hitting various sites around the UK. Today they are in London’s biggest shopping mall, Westfield Stratford.
The holiday season is upon us and this is the best time for Microsoft to make a splash highlighting Windows Phone 8. If you’re in London and want to check out some Windows Phone 8 device and have a chance at winning £100 read on past the break to find out more.
The handset will run the last version of the Windows Phone operating system, 7.5 and provide a solid spec for a very reasonable price but how will it be marketed? Today we see a video where Ricky tells us of his hopes and dreams. Step inside..
Today we saw an update arrive for Xbox Live title Cut The Rope, this update looks to have cured the graphical bug seen when launching the game from a dedicated tile on the Start screen.
The otherwise excellent app has exhibited a bug whereby pinning the game to the start screen and launching it would display an odd multi-colour screen and a progress bar. That same thing wouldn’t happen if the app was launched from within the Games Hub.
We contacted Nokia a short while ago to check in on their navigation apps and we were told to expect some updates soon. Today one of the first of the updates has arrived to bring the Nokia Drive+ Beta to version 2.1.
So what’s new? As well as the usual bug fixes they have introduced a better way to manage power consumption. Read on past the break for more details.
AE Skee Ball brings all the fun of the popular arcade game to your Windows Phone. You play for tickets which can be exchanged for tokens that are needed to play the game.
Game play is not unlike the real world game in that you have nine balls that you roll up the ramp to jump them into various points rings. There are some opportunities for bonus points and the more points you score, the more tickets you earn.
AE Skee Ball is a fun time waster of a game but there are a few aspects of the game that may not appeal to everyone.
The Windows Phone 7.8 update has appeared on Navifirm, for both the Lumia 800 and Lumia 510 smartphones. Navifirm, an all-purpose tool for checking and downloading Nokia firmware, shows a number of builds for each Windows Phone so if you're feeling slightly adventurous you can download a build and flash the 800 or 510.
We reported exclusively on Tuesday on the upcoming update to Pictureslab to bring it to version 5.0, at the time it was still in beta. Good news today is that the Windows Phone Store has caught up and the latest version is available to all.
The good news doesn’t stop there as the app is of course available for existing users to update to for free but new users can now grab it for the special offer price of only US $0.99. Read on past the break to find out more.
This is something that we have been keeping a close eye on for a while. The app, as the name of it suggests is for subscribing and downloading your favourite podcasts. Things have been moving fairly swiftly from this developer and we’re today seeing some important updates to bring it up to version 1.3.
The app itself has a simple but effective UI and allows the ability to search, subscribe and update automatically. The full list of updates and details follow.
The popular Windows Phone title Wheel of Wealth has been updated for Windows Phone 8. The Wheel of Fortune-styled game recently launched on Windows 8, but only sported an online mode. We've seen Wheel of Wealth disappear from the Windows Phone Store, only to reappear again, but it's good to see the developer continuing to support the platform.