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Paul Acevedo

Paul Acevedo is the Games Editor at Windows Central. A lifelong gamer, he has written about videogames for over 15 years and reviewed over 350 games for our site. Follow him on Twitter @PaulRAcevedo. Don’t hate. Appreciate!

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Here’s how to always see the current temperature on the Nokia Lumia 1520

Here’s how to always see the current temperature on the Nokia Lumia 1520

Daniel Rubino 61

If you’re one of brave who have committed to a life of BAP with the Nokia Lumia 1520, congratulations. You have an awesome 20 MP camera loaded with a 6-inch 1080P display that will catch everyone’s attention in public. It also means you have the latest firmware from Nokia, dubbed Lumia Black. That release allows notifications to be displayed on the Glance screen so that you can easily...

Slaughter zombies in the Dead Rising 3 demo, while you wait for "Operation Broken Eagle" DLC

Slaughter zombies in the Dead Rising 3 demo, while you wait for "Operation Broken Eagle" DLC

Michael Archambault 16

What could be better than sitting in front of your Xbox One and dismembering zombies with a variety of chainsaws and customizable weaponry? Nothing – absolutely nothing. Today, Capcom has announced a few surprises for fans of their latest masterpiece, Dead Rising 3, including a downloadable demo and the game’s first expansion pack that will be available soon. The Dead Rising 3 demo is...

Jay Machalani's Windows 8.2 concept - this is something you don't want to miss

Jay Machalani's Windows 8.2 concept - this is something you don't want to miss

Michael Archambault 194

Whether you love an operating system or you hate it, there is always room for improvement and the grasp of perfection is always one step further ahead than you are. In a video recently posted to YouTube by Interface and Branding Architect, Jay Machalani, he proposed how he would “fix Windows 8”. Jay stated that “Windows 8 is [his] favorite OS to date, but that [it] is filled with...

Below 10,000 feet: gadgets on planes

Below 10,000 feet: gadgets on planes

Derek Kessler, Phil Nickinson, Rene Ritchie, Daniel Rubino and CrackBerry Kevin

It’s not often the rules change, especially when it comes to aviation. Since the Wright brothers first propelled their wood-and-fabric plane into the sky in 1903 we’ve been banned from using electronic devices below 10,000 feet. (They had iPods back then, right?) Of course, there was reasoning behind the ban, or at least reasonable fear. Electronics by their very nature emit...

These are the top shopping apps for Windows Phone to get your through the Holiday Season

These are the top shopping apps for Windows Phone to get your through the Holiday Season

George Ponder 18

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Shopping Apps While the Holiday Shopping Season is in full swing our Windows Phone can help you survive the malls, crowds and cross-town treks.  The Windows Phone Store has plenty of apps to help you shop online and locally as well as save you a little money. This week’s Windows Phone Central roundup focuses on a handful of the more highly rated...

Waterproof Fujitsu Q584 Windows 8.1 tablet with impressive display now available for order (US)

Waterproof Fujitsu Q584 Windows 8.1 tablet with impressive display now available for order (US)

Rich Edmonds 35

There isn't a shortage of Windows tablets out there, but specifications and designs have been rather similar, if not identical. Looking to differentiate themselves from the OEM pack, Fujitsu has begun taking orders for its STYLISTIC Q584 Windows 8.1 tablet. What makes this device different from other offerings already available? Good question, head on past the break to find out....

Qualcomm’s Steve Mollenkopf reportedly joins CEO candidate list for Microsoft

Qualcomm’s Steve Mollenkopf reportedly joins CEO candidate list for Microsoft

Sam Sabri 69

Update: Yeah, Mollenkopf instead became CEO Of Qualcomm the next morning.  The hunt for Microsoft’s next CEO has just taken another slight twist. Sources have revealed to Bloomberg that Steve Mollenkopf is now among the candidates being considered to replace Steve Ballmer. Who? Mollenkopf is the COO of Qualcomm and the latest individual to join the CEO dance at Microsoft. Bloomberg’s...

MetroMail gaining ability to upload photos, night mode for toast notifications, and more in latest update

MetroMail gaining ability to upload photos, night mode for toast notifications, and more in latest update

Sam Sabri 44

Want a premier Gmail experience on Windows Phone? Don’t use the native email client. Instead, look to the Windows Phone Store for an app called MetroMail. It’s beautiful, native app for Gmail users on Windows Phone. Forget for a moment that this is a Google product. There are still a ton of users on Windows Phone who rely on or might need to access Gmail. For them, there’s MetroMail....