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Threes! makes its Windows Phone debut for the low, low price of free

Threes! makes its Windows Phone debut for the low, low price of free

Wildly popular iOS and Android puzzle game "Threes!" has made its way to Windows Phone today after making its Xbox debut late in 2014. Best of all? It's free. If you're unfamiliar with Threes, the object of the game is pretty simple. Players are tasked with sliding tiles to combine matching...
Lumia 630 and 520

ITC judge rules Microsoft smartphones infringe on two InterDigital patents

A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled today that Microsoft's smartphones, formerly made by Nokia, infringe on two patents owned by a company called InterDigital. In his ruling, Judge Theodore Essex wrote that U.S. Patents 7,190,966 and 7,286,847, which relate to wireless...
Minecraft women

Minecraft to add free female character on April 29 for Xbox versions

Minecraft developer Mojang has confirmed that it will add a free female character to the popular sandbox game. It will first be available on Wednesday, April 29 for the Xbox and other console versions of the game. Minecraft did have a female character, Alex, in the PC versions, but it was...
Windows Store

Microsoft has a second Work and Play Bundle with a $60 gift card replacing Xbox Music Pass

Microsoft is now offering a second version of its $149 Work and Play Bundle online on its Microsoft Store website, but with a change that replaces one of the items, the one-year subscription to the Xbox Music Pass, with a $60 Windows and Xbox Store gift card. That first bundle is still live on...
Hitman GO for Xbox on Windows and Windows Phone is now available

Hitman GO for Xbox on Windows and Windows Phone is now available

Fans of the Hitman series will rejoice at the latest release, Hitman GO, now available for a universal purchase for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. The turn-based strategy game was released by Square Enix in April 2014 for iOS and later in June for Android. Coming nearly one-year later, those on...
LG at CES

More reported evidence of an upcoming LG Windows Phone appears on company's website

There's more evidence that LG is planning to launch a new Windows Phone device, thanks to documents found on the company's own website. It shows that the model number for the phone will be LG VW820. Earlier this month a render of a LG Windows Phone, with a Verizon Wireless logo, leaked onto...
Black Ops III

Two digital versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops III are available for pre-order for Xbox One

While we are months away from its release on November 6, Xbox One owners can go ahead and pre-order the digital versions of Activision's next major first person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III right from their console. Activision is selling two digital versions of the game, both of which...
Movie Creator Beta gets 4K video input support, OneDrive integration and more

Movie Creator Beta gets 4K video input support, OneDrive integration and more

Back in November, Microsoft Mobile released Movie Creator exclusively for Lumia Windows Phones and the Surface. Since that time, we have not seen too much in the way of updates or new features, but that changes today. The latest version is now live in the Store for Lumia Windows Phones (sorry,...
Band Translate

Ask for translations on the Microsoft Band with Band Translate

The Microsoft Band has a lot of potential and you can see that from the apps that third-party developers have come up with. Band Translate is a great example. It lets you ask for translations directly from the Microsoft Band. After installing the app, you can press and hold the action button on...
Satya Nadella and Stephen Elop

Microsoft warns of a possible and massive future write-off due to Nokia devices acquisition

Microsoft may be forced to take a big one-time financial charge in the near future due to its acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services division in April 2014. Microsoft bought the division, which makes its Lumia smartphones, for $7.3 billion. Microsoft quietly made that rather major...

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