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2 years ago

Freescale tech promises wireless turbo charging for tablets

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Though wireless charging has been available on a few Lumia smartphones for some time now, Freescale is rolling out a new fast wireless charging technology that will charge up your Qi- or Powermat-enabled tablets three times more quickly than before. The new technology works with both popular wireless charging standards and can deliver three times the power output that is present in today's devices, making it faster to charge high-powered devices like Windows tablets.

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2 years ago

Out This Week on Xbox One: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and Giana Sister: Twisted Dreams

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This week we have a few more stocking stuffers to add to your holiday gaming catalog for Xbox One. What is easily the most anticipated downloadable title of the year, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, launches this week. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director's Cut launches this week as well as the ultimate remaster of the game for next gen consoles.

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2 years ago

Facebook app gets updated for Windows Phone with sticker comments

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VLC private beta for Windows Phone gets its first small update

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Deal: Microsoft Store offering 'Work and Play' service bundle for just $149 (US only)

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2 years ago

Haz a question? Use our Windows Central Q&A feature, which just hit 10K

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Although many of you land on our front page and just read the latest stories, Windows Central is much more than just the news. For instance, our sprawling support forums have over 250,000 registered members, 10K of which are online this morning, resulting in 1.3 million posts. Another unique and related area you may not know about is our 'Q&A' section.

As the name implies, Q&A (Forums.windowscentral.com/ask/) is a simple tool whereby you can ask a question on Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Microsoft, the Surface and more. Then, someone from the community attempts to answer the question, with the top response labeled 'Best Answer' for quick reference. All of this is done in a simple, clean, and easy to read format.

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2 years ago

Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets yet another matchmaking update

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2 years ago

Office Lens app grabs 'experimental' business card mode in latest update

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If you are a professional or student, rumor has it that Office Lens is one of those must-have apps in your repertoire of tools. The image-processing app takes your photos and effortlessly converts them to OneNote, Power Point, or Word for sharing and saving.

Today, version 1.3.3601.0 is live in the Store and with it, a new feature that turns Office Lens into an OCR business card app.

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2 years ago

AT&T's Lumia 520 is on sale for just $29 on Amazon and Microsoft Store

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2 years ago

Get these versatile flip cases for Lumia 1520 today and save 40% off the list price!

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Lumia Beamer app updated with new path for projecting screens

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2 years ago

Eve Tech's T1 Windows tablet is now available to order for an affordable €159

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Microsoft Store will have the unlocked BLU Win HD for $129 online Tuesday and $99 in store

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2 years ago

Windows 10 testers should get an easy path to the release version in 2015

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If you are a member of the Windows Insider program and have the preview version of Windows 10 installed on your PC, you should be able to gain access to the final RTM (Release to Manufacturing) build of the OS when it is released sometime in 2015. That's the word, at least, from Microsoft's Gabriel Aul when he answered a user's recent question on Twitter.

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2 years ago

Sketchable, a feature rich drawing app for Windows 8

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Sketchable is a feature rich drawing app for Windows 8 that will let you tap into your creative juices. It approaches things in journal fashion with pages you can fill with doodles, detailed sketches enhance photographs and more.

Sketchable provides layers and PSD export support along with a host of drawing tools and a custom color palette. The app was recently updated to version 2.0 with a host of improvements and while my talent at drawing leaves a lot to be desired, Sketchable should be very appeal to those with a talent or knack for sketches.

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