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Virgin Trains East Coast pulling into Windows Phone station with ticket wallet app

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British train commuters between Edinburgh, London and any number of places in between will have recently experienced the re-branding of the East Coast main line to come under the Virgin Trains banner. The better news, is that the new owners are embracing Windows Phone with the launch of a digital ticket wallet app for the platform.

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HP's new ENVY x360, Pavilion x360 and Pavilion models show that budget notebooks can be great

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GamerBand shows off your Xbox avatar on the Microsoft Band

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Now that you've been playing with your Xbox avatar on Windows 10 Preview, you can also try carrying your mini-character on your wrist. This is possible because of a Microsoft Band third-party app called GamerBand. The Windows Phone app lets you add your Xbox avatar and Gamertag to your Microsoft Band's Me Tile. That's it! It's really simple. Watch our how-to video to see how it works.

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Xbox Music for Windows Phone nabs ability to delete items from Recent plays

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Cortana reportedly now serving up coupons for nearby stores

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Windows 10 Technical Preview for phone Build 10052 now live with bug fixes aplenty

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If you are running the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phone and are on the Fast track program, make sure you head to Settings to check for an OS update. Microsoft has now flipped the switch for build 10052, and with it a bevy of fixes for users.

No new features are included in this update, so do not get too excited (it is a small bump from build 10051). However, Microsoft has fixed a lot of the significant issues that were affected Insiders who recently installed the new version. Here is what is new.­

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BBM beta for Windows Phone updated with a host of bug fixes

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Photosynth update for Windows Phone adds support for new Facebook APIs

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How to dual-boot Windows 10 Technical Preview alongside Windows 8.1

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Creating a dual-boot system will let you safely test Windows 10 Technical Preview using the full power of your PC's hardware alongside Windows 8.1. In Windows 10, Microsoft is doing something differently as it's letting customers download and install versions of the operating system early on, so users get a sneak peek of what is to come. But also it helps Microsoft to get more feedbacks and design an operating system that people will actually like.

However, because the operating system remains an unfinished product, it has numbers of bugs, and there are many features that don't work. As such it's not recommended to use it as your primary operating system.

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Geocaching Pro is this week's Windows Phone myAppFree Deal

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Geocaching is a popular outdoor activity where a GPS is used to hide and seek containers or geocaches that often contain small trinkets and log to document the find. Geocaching Pro is a Windows Phone app that is a mobile client for three popular geocaching websites and is designed to help you with your treasure hunting adventures.

Geocaching Pro is also this week's myAppFree deal of the week. The Windows Phone app normally runs $2.99 (with a trial) but for the next twenty-four hours you can pick up Geocaching Pro free.

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Many Call of Duty Xbox games on sale in this week's Deals with Gold

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Now available on Windows Phone: Smash Champs, from the makers of Subway Surfers

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The developers behind Subway Surfers, Kiloo, have released their favorite game Smash Champs to Windows Phone. The game arrived on iOS and Android last October, putting Windows Phone a few months behind the free title. However, today's release is the latest version of the game, matching those other platforms.

Available for Windows Phone 8.0 and 8.1, the 48 MB game is available for 512 MB devices as well.

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Amazon has a third-party listing for a gold Lumia 930 for $529

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'Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations' is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC this fall

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It's time to get mathematical, folks! Adventure Time is coming to the Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC with a new game this November. Cartoon Network and publisher Little Orbit announced today that players will get a chance to check out the land of Ooo in "Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations" when it releases to all three platforms later this year.

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Facebook balances content from Friends and Pages in latest News Feed changes

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