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Official Tumblr app comes to Windows Phone 8 with lockscreen support and more

Official Tumblr app comes to Windows Phone 8 with lockscreen support and more

Sam Sabri 108

It seems like in the past few months we’ve had official apps hitting the Windows Phone Store left and right. Today is no exception, we’ve got an official Tumblr app for everyone who loves the microblogging platform and social networking site. Tumblr powers over 102 million blogs. So we are stoked to see it join the lineup of apps available to us. Let’s check it out. First question you...

One of the best forum apps on iOS and Android is coming to Windows Phone. Yes, Tapatalk

One of the best forum apps on iOS and Android is coming to Windows Phone. Yes, Tapatalk

Sam Sabri 66

Level with me, you go on other forums besides ours here at Windows Phone Central. You might like BMWs and frequent Bimmerforums. Or you’re a Bronie and frequent MLPForums, it's ok, we really won’t tell anyone about that one. For our forums you can just use our app for great access on the go, but for other forums you’ll need an app like Board Express or Foroplex. The only problem with...

Nokia granted preliminary injunction against HTC by court in the Netherlands over mic tech

Nokia granted preliminary injunction against HTC by court in the Netherlands over mic tech

Rich Edmonds 156

We're not talking patents, but Nokia has dealt yet another blow to HTC. The Finnish handset maker has been granted a preliminary injunction by the Amsterdam district court, regarding technology utilised by HTC in its flagship device - the HTC One. It's boasted that the HTC One sports high-amplitude microphones, but this is the same dual-membrane technology that Nokia uses in its Lumia...

Microsoft to bring the start button back in Windows 8.1, but not as we know it Jim

Microsoft to bring the start button back in Windows 8.1, but not as we know it Jim

Rich Edmonds 285

Microsoft is set to reintroduce the famous Windows start button in Windows 8, according to sources familiar with company plans. A report over on The Verge points at Windows 8.1 (aka "Blue") as to when consumers will be able to see a start button in desktop mode without utilising third-party software. The only downside is it's noted the button will simply take the user back to the start...