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Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 grabs a tiny update tonight

Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 grabs a tiny update tonight

Microsoft is not quite done with Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1. Tonight, version 2.6.657.0 is live in the Store, and it looks to be a rapid-release fix for an issue affecting some users. No other details were posted on the Xbox User Voice page, so it is safe to surmise no new features were...
ICYMI: January 31, 2015

ICYMI: January 31, 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...
Xbox Windows 10

Windows 10 on Xbox One and why it goes beyond gaming

Last week Microsoft presented to the world a unified ecosystem from the television down to a smartphone with Windows 10. We knew this was coming, hence the name change to Windows Central and our expanding Xbox coverage. With Microsoft's unification, they revealed that the Xbox One is a part of...
TheChive apps

TheChive Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone apps have returned

A couple of weeks after the official Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone apps for TheChive were removed from their respective download stores, the app have quietly reappeared and are available once again. Both apps, which offer tons of funny photos, GIFs and videos from the popular website, first...
Watch us play The Golf Club tonight for your chance to win a free copy

Watch us play The Golf Club tonight for your chance to win a free game

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One 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...
Opera Mini

TeamViewer and Opera Mini latest apps to go unpublished on Windows Phone [Update]

Update: The official TeamViewer Support Twitter account has now offered a statement on the removal of their Windows Phone app, saying, "The TeamViewer app should be back soon in the store. We apologize for any inconvenience caused." Original story: Call it a trend or just many coincidences, but...
Save 50% on these dual-layer hard cases for Lumia 521

Save 50% on these dual-layer hard cases for Lumia 521

This Lumia 521 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while rocking a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior. Grab yours today for only...
Dwelp

Dwelp, connect the dots with this casual puzzle game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Dwelp is a challenging connect the dot puzzle game that is available for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices. The Windows Phone game includes 100 puzzle levels where you are tasked with linking all of the same colored dots. There is no time limit to solving the puzzles but the fewer moves...
Cleartrip

Cleartrip update lets users in India book train tickets directly from their phones

Cleartrip has launched an update to its Windows Phone app that allows users in India the ability to book train tickets. The added functionality is on top of the flight and hotel booking services already being offered. Along with the ability to book train tickets, users can also view schedules for...
Windows 10 Start Menu

The free year-long Windows 10 upgrade won't be offered to Enterprise users

While Microsoft will offer consumers who own a Windows 7 or 8.1 PC a free upgrade to Windows 10 for a year after it officially launches, the company won't extend that same offer for Windows 7 and 8.1 Enterprise users. In a blog post on Friday, Microsoft stated: "For enterprise customers...

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