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Microsoft changing Windows Phone Recovery Tool after Windows 10 preview issues

Microsoft will make a couple of changes to its Windows Phone Recovery Tool a few days after it was discovered to be the cause of bricking devices like the Lumia 520 when rolling back from the Windows 10 for phones preview. Specifically for the Lumia 520 and its 521 variant, Microsoft said...
SmartThings Mobile 1.1.0 brings updated SmartSetup screen, more

SmartThings Mobile 1.1.0 brings updated SmartSetup screen, more

SmartThings for Windows Phone has been updated to version 1.1.0 today, bringing a number of features and improvements, including a new look for the SmartSetup screen. As part of today's update, SmartThings also brings procative notifications for firmware updates, as well as the ability to add a...
OneNote now lets you clip from Bing Image Search

OneNote now lets you clip from Bing Image Search

Microsoft has announced a new feature for Bing Image Search from the OneNote team today called "Clip it to OneNote." Clip it to OneNote will allow users to select individual results in Bing Image Search and send them to OneNote for later review. To use the feature, you simply click the "Clip it...
Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL available for pre-order on Expansys USA for $274.99

An unlocked version of Microsoft's Lumia 640 XL can now be pre-ordered on the Expansys USA site for $274.99. The 5.7-inch smartphone was first announced in March and has launched since that time in the UK, India and other parts of the world. While no US carrier is currently selling the...
Office Sway

Microsoft adds interactive charts and more to Sway presentation tools

It's only been a few weeks since Microsoft last updated its Sway online presentation tools but today the company announced that it has added even more features to Sway. Among them is the ability to put in interactive charts and graphs. The interactive charts features is still labeled as a "...
Lumia 640

Microsoft Lumia 640 review

Microsoft is steadily getting its handle on its device portfolio after the Nokia acquisition. And it is starting at the bottom and gradually working its way up with the likes of the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532 and the Lumia 535. Then we got to Mobile World Congress. Microsoft had taken over...
Fable Legends

Unreal, Unreal and Cocos2d game engines will soon have easier access to Visual Studio tools

Microsoft has announced it has reached agreements to offer easier access to its Visual Studio development tools for three major game engines: Unreal, Unity and Cocos2d. Microsoft stated: "Each of these top gaming engines' installers will now offer the ability to co-install Visual Studio...
6discover

Hands-on with 6discover for Windows Phone

Windows Phone users do not have an official Snapchat application, but 6discover, the latest app from Rudy Huyn, offers one of the major features. You won't be able to create, view, or share snaps with friends. You also won't be able to use 6discover to chat or create stories. You use 6discover...
The Witcher 3 Xbox One digital copy is cheaper, unlocks early, and is available for pre-order [Updated]

The Witcher 3 Xbox One digital copy is cheaper, unlocks early, and is available for pre-order [Updated]

[Update] Looks like the Game + Expansion Pass Bundle is receiving that same 10% discount. The expansion pass will include both expansion packs for the game that will add 30+ hours of gameplay to the existing game. Both packs are launching later this year. The Game + Expansion Pass bundle will...
5 Intriguing Apps

5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: April 17, 2015

With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there. For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest. They may have been in the news recently, they may be new to the Windows...

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