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Evernote Context automatically adds augmented intelligence to your notes

Evernote Context automatically adds augmented intelligence to your notes

Evernote is adding what it calls "augmented intelligence" to Windows app with a feature called Context. Available to Evernote premium subscribers, Context essentially adds relevant contextual information as you're typing in your notes. These tidbits of information could be culled from existing...
Hey Cortana

First images and video of voice-activated 'Hey Cortana' revealed

As Microsoft rolls out the Lumia Denim update, one feature those with newer Lumias are looking forward to is 'Hey Cortana'. Based on passive-voice activated technology similar to the Kinect, the forthcoming feature lets users call up Cortana by merely using their voice. The feature works even...
Linx 8

Staples UK offering probably the best deal yet on a Windows 8 tablet

The British arm of Staples has a deal so hot on a Windows tablet right now that we've not even had time to open the box before writing about it. Right now and for an unknown, yet likely highly limited time, you can pick up the Linx 8, 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for £49.98. That's a £50 reduction...
NOAA Radar and Hilton Honors, the fifth of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

NOAA Radar and Hilton Honors, 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...
12 Days of Hidden Gems - Hilton Hotels

Unwrap the 5th #HiddenGemsApp for a chance at a $500 Hilton gift card #sponsored #sweeps

We are continuing on with our 12 Days of Hidden Gems series this week. First we focused on the emerging world of IoT (the Internet of Things) with fitness accessories that work well with Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, and then took a look at the connected home. You can catch up on the articles to...
Verizon HTC One for Windows nabs OS and firmware update too

Verizon HTC One for Windows nabs OS and firmware update too

Looks like another Verizon phone is getting an update today. The HTC One (M8) for Windows is also getting some new firmware and an OS update if not on the Preview for Developers program. This news follows updates to the Lumia 822 and Lumia 928 announced earlier this morning. The update bumps the...
Fable Anniversary for PC available for 50% off for a limited time

Fable Anniversary for PC available for 50% off for a limited time

Fable Anniversary for PC is available for 50% off from Steam for a limited time. Normally priced at $34.99, the Steam sale knocks that price down to $17.49. Fable Anniversary was released earlier this year, first for Xbox 360, then for PC in the summer. Fable Anniversary is a complete remake...
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies get a new trailer

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies get a new trailer

Activision has released a trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's upcoming Exo Zombie mode. The mode, the first chapter of which debuts in January, is story-based, and features voice work from Bill Paxton, John Malkovich, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal. The four star as untrained, unprepared...
The Oculus Rift headset prototype

Microsoft might just have their own Xbox VR headset in the works

Not one to let Oculus, Samsung, and Google have all the fun, Microsoft is rumored to be working on their own virtual reality headset. The as-yet-unnamed headset is said to work with the Xbox One console and is reportedly even already in the hands of some Xbox game developers. According to VR...
theChive

TheChive launches 'probably the best app in the world' for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Unofficial apps are one thing, but we'll always welcome official apps into both the Windows and Windows Phone catalog. Now, we're welcoming theChive, as it launches "probably the best app in the world" for both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. It's a universal app – hooray! – is completely free and...

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