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Join us tonight on Twitch as we play Asphalt 8 with guest co-host Gameloft Ryan!

Watch us play Asphalt 8 and STARWHAL on Twitch with guest co-host Gameloft Ryan!

Every weekend, Windows Central streams a game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers! Tonight at 8pm Central (9pm...
ICYMI: February 28, 2015

ICYMI: February 28, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're going to...
Windows Phone Store

Searching on Windows Phone Store is currently down for some users [Update: It's back up]

Update: The search features in the Windows Phone Store now seem to be back up and running again. Original story: We have received a large number of tips stating that the search feature in the Windows Phone Store is currently not working on their smartphone. The store itself seems to be up and...
Media Browser

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 updated with sync and offline support

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 got an update this week that adds, among other things, sync and offline support. Both of these features will be added to the Windows Phone and other versions of the app in the future. Here's the change log for the new version: Full Featured Sync Management - The...
Snapchat silences critics, removes 'Support My Incompatible Device' feedback form

Snapchat silences critics, removes 'Support My Incompatible Device' feedback form

In the ongoing race to win over support for Windows Phone, Snapchat is the top of the pack when it comes to companies snubbing the Microsoft platform. Joining the likes of Pebble, Snapchat is evidently getting tired of pesky Windows Phone users requesting an app. As if it were not enough to get...

Kyocera to show its Windows Phone prototype device at MWC 2015 next week

Next week's Mobile World Congress 2015 trade show in Barcelona, Spain will be the place for Kyocera to show its first Windows Phone 8.1 prototype device. The Japan-based company has yet to offer any more details on the product. Kyocera is best known for selling its ruggedized Android...
Windows Phone Kids Collection

Top Windows Phone children's games from the For the Kids Collection

There is a wide variety of Windows Phone games available in the Store, many designed to educate and entertain our children. While these games may not appeal to everyone, if you have children these Windows Phone titles can come in handy. Whether it is for long road trips or waiting for a table at...

The budget friendly Lumia 435, 530 and Lumia 535 can now use 6tag for Instagram

If you have managed to pick up one of those new ultra-cheap Lumias, you will be glad to know that you can now use the third-party Instagram client 6tag on those phones. Huyn has pushed out version of the popular Instagram app to all users, but only those with some new entry-level Lumia...
Lumia 535

Microsoft close to releasing next Lumia 535 update to fix display issue

Windows Central has learned that Microsoft plans to release another over-the-air update for its Lumia 535 smartphone sometime in the next few days. The update has been designed to fix a persistent touchscreen sensitivity issue that some owners of the smartphone have encountered. According to...
Save 50% today on this protective skin case for HTC One M8

Save 50% today on this protective skin case for HTC One M8

Made from multiple thermoacrylics, this HTC One (M8) skin case is highly elastic and resistant to oils. Say goodbye to annoying fingerprints! The back features a matte finish with a glossy edging that enhances the grip around your device. Yours today for only $4.95!