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5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: March 6, 2015

5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: March 6, 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 for one reason or another. They are the 5 Intriguing Apps of the Week...
Nextgen Reader

Nextgen Reader app for Windows Phone updated and is on sale for $2.49

The Nextgen Reader RSS feed app for Windows Phone got updated today with a few new features and bug fixes, but the app is also on sale for the next three days. You can grab it for just $2.49, compared to its usual $2.99 price tag. Here's what's new in this 6.5 version: Open links in UC...
Bing

Microsoft wants your input on how to make Bing better with new UserVoice forum

Microsoft is once again asking for feedback from the public on how to improve one of its products or services. This week, it launched the Bing Listens UserVoice forum to get input on how the company might improve its search service. This is just the latest addition to the Microsoft UserVoice...
GIgantic

GDC 2015: One-on-one with the newly announced game Gigantic on Windows 10

Gigantic is the newly announced MOBA hybrid game coming to Xbox One and Windows 10. The game is a mash-up of the shooter, MOBA, and strategy genre. We got a chance to go hands-on with an early build of the game, and here are our impressions. Gigantic is known best for its stylized graphics...
Yodel on Windows Phone

Yodel, a third-party Yik Yak Windows Phone app, can handle your anonymous yaks

Yodel, a new Windows Phone 8.1 app, has just been released. It's also the first third-party app to support the Yik Yak social media network, which lets users send and read anonymous messages to anyone within a 10 mile radius of their current location. As you might imagine, Yik Yak has a big...
Cortana in Celsius

Cortana finally gives weather in Celsius based on your weather settings

For some time now, users outside of the US using Cortana could get the weather but it was always in Fahrenheit. To get around this US-based temperature system, users had to use the voice assistant to request the temperature in Celsius specifically each time. It worked, but it was also cumbersome...
Tip: Use Windows Phone Store QR in Chrome for easy downloading of apps and games

Tip: Use Windows Phone Store QR in Chrome for easy downloading of apps and games

One of the benefits of using the Chrome browser (and Firefox) is the ability to install extensions to add unique functionality to the browser. One of them is a QR code generator for the Windows Phone Store. We have covered a similar extension before, but it stopped working after the Store...
For only $6.95 today this slim HTC One M8 hard case can be yours!

For only $6.95 today this slim HTC One M8 hard case can be yours!

Transparent, impact resistant hybrid casing with a durable TPU bumper protects your HTC One M8 against impacts while wearing this SlimGrip Hybrid Case. For extra protection you'll find TPU covering over the side buttons, making them easier to press, too! Get yours in black or white today and save...
Windows 10

Start menu transparency revealed in latest Windows 10 build leak

Screenshots of Windows 10 build 10031 have leaked online today, revealing a transparency effect that has been applied to the Start Menu. Microsoft previously said that transparency would not only be hitting Windows 10, but Windows 10 for the phone too. Looking at the screenshot, it's clear to...
Fifty Photo Shades

Fifty Photo Shades - a simple black and white Windows Phone photo editor

While Fifty Shades of Grey tops the box office, the Windows Phone Store has a new photo editor to let you transform your images using 50 different shades to adjust the highlights, darks shadows and other aspects of your images. Fifty Photo Shades has a simple interface where you can adjust the...

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