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Fit Brains Trainer and Doodle Jump, the eighth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Fit Brains Trainer and Doodle Jump, the eighth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Day 8 of our 12 Days of Hidden Gems has us taking a break from connected hardware to the laidback category of Games! Games are certainly a widespread genre when it comes to computers and smartphones. Today's Hidden Gems will focus on just two: one oldie but goodie, another new and useful. They...
NOAA Radar and Hilton HHonors, the fifth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

NOAA Radar and Hilton HHonors, the fifth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For day five of our 12 Days of Hidden Gems, we are briefly moving away from connected devices to some useful apps. Even better, the two apps we are highlighting today are universal available on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone, bringing a unified experience to your multiple devices. Today's Hidden...
Duolingo, the eleventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Duolingo, the eleventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For our eleventh day of 12 Days of Hidden Gems, the free language learning service Duolingo is our pick. Duolingo arrived on Windows Phone on recently, and it received a significant update in the last week. So why are so many people excited over Duolingo? We are going to find out.
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Here are your 12 Days of Hidden Gems sweepstakes winners!

Alongside our recent 12 Days of Hidden Gems series, we ran a sweepstakes with a series of giveaways totalling $12,000 in value. The response from the Windows Central community was amazing and we now have a lot of winners to announce for a lot of prizes. So hold on to your hats, this is a long...
12 Days of Hidden Gems – Our wrap and user poll of what you want to see next!

12 Days of Hidden Gems – Our wrap and user poll of what you want to see next!

A few weeks ago, Windows Central in conjunction with Microsoft kicked off our second Hidden Gems campaign dubbed 12 Days of Hidden Gems. The goal of the program is to give some in-depth coverage of apps on Windows and Windows Phone that you may not have known about. Additionally, we allocated $12...
Lynda and Endless Reader, the twelfth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Lynda and Endless Reader, the twelfth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For our twelfth day of 12 Days of Hidden Gems, we are looking at two learning apps Lynda.com and Endless Reader. The first one is for adult online learning from one of the oldest and most renowned education companies, while the latter is a universal children's app for learning some difficult...
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Unwrap the 12th #HiddenGemsApp and win a Lynda.com subscription! #sponsored #sweeps

Today is the last day of our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series. We've covered a broad range of subjects including fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, the connected home, some great travel apps, cameras for capturing all of life's adventures, super fun games, an app...
Duolingo, the eleventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Duolingo, the eleventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For our eleventh day of 12 Days of Hidden Gems, the free language learning service Duolingo is our pick. Duolingo arrived on Windows Phone on recently, and it received a significant update in the last week. So why are so many people excited over Duolingo? We are going to find out.
12 Days of Hidden Gems - Razer Kraken

Unwrap the 11th #HiddenGemsApp and win a Razer Kraken gaming headset! #sponsored #sweeps

There are just a couple days left in our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series. We've covered a broad range of subjects including fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, the connected home, some great travel apps, cameras for capturing all of life's adventures, super fun...
Rdio, the tenth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Rdio, the tenth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For our tenth day of 12 Days of Hidden Gems, our focus is shifting to entertainment. Music is something everyone loves but choosing which service – if any – to use for streaming can be challenging. So why use a streaming service at all? Discovery and variety are the main reasons and Rdio, available...
12 Days of Hidden Gems  - HP Stream 7

Unwrap the 10th #HiddenGemsApp and win an HP Stream 7 tablet! #sponsored #sweeps

We're entering the home stretch with our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series. We've covered a broad range of subjects including fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, the connected home, some great travel apps, cameras for capturing all of life's adventures, super fun...
Life360, the ninth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Life360, the ninth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For our ninth day of 12 Days of Hidden Gems, we are looking into family safety. Combined with a SmartThings setup and the highly rated Life360 Family Locator app and service, your smartphone can be an all seeing eye to keep track of children and family members. Life360 is not a new app, but it...
12 Days of Hidden Gems  - HP Pavilion Signature Edition laptop

Unwrap the 9th #HiddenGemsApp and win an HP Pavilion x2 Signature Edition notebook tablet! #sponsored #sweeps

We're entering the home stretch with our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series. We've covered a broad range of subjects including fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, the connected home, some great travel apps, cameras for capturing all of life's adventures and games to...

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