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2 years ago

Santa Claus is coming, and you can track him with NORAD on your Windows Phone

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Santa Claus is coming, and you can track him with NORAD on your Windows Phone

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town — see, it's right here on my Lumia. Christmas is just around the corner, and with the free NORAD Tracks Santa app for Windows and Windows Phone, you too can track St. Nick's progress around the planet as he delivers 25 million tons of presents to 2.2 billion children in the course of one night.

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2 years ago

Unlocked Lumia 535 on sale Wednesday only at Expansys USA for $129.99

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Unlocked Lumia 535 on sale Wednesday only at Expansys USA for $129.99

The unlocked version of the Lumia 535 became available in the US a month ago via Expansys USA and now that same retailer has sent word that on Wednesday (yes, Christmas Eve) it will sell the Windows Phone 8.1 device for just $129.99.

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2 years ago

Get your Windows 7 or 8.1 PC ready for the next Windows 10 preview with new tools

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Get your Windows 7 or 8.1 PC ready for the next Windows 10 preview with new tools

Microsoft won't launch the next major update for its Windows 10 Technical Preview until sometime in early 2015, but the company is now tempting PC users who have either Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 with a special tool that will get their computer prepared for the next Windows 10 launch via an automatic update.

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2 years ago

Uber for Windows Phone gets a tiny update to improve location search

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Uber for Windows Phone gets a tiny update to improve location search

Uber for Windows Phone has received a tiny update today. Enhancements have been made both to location search and the general app performance. The app is now at version 2.3.4.5 with the following changelog:

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2 years ago

Gunhouse jumps from PlayStation Vita to Windows Phone and is free

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Gunhouse jumps from PlayStation Vita to Windows Phone and is free

Gunhouse, a game that was only available on PlayStation Vita launched last month on Windows Phone without many people realizing it. Hopefully, that will all change as the game has become free for Windows Phone users.

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2 years ago

Xbox One's Countdown to 2015 deals heat up with Dragon Age: Inqusition and other blockbusters

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Xbox One's Countdown to 2015 deals heat up with Dragon Age: Inqusition and other blockbusters

It's Tuesday, Xbox fans and you guys know what that means! We have a new batch of games on sale for the Deals of the Week. And if you haven't got yourself a holiday gift yet Microsoft made sure this batch was extra special. We've got new deals for everyone, deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and a new addition to the daily countdown to 2015 sale. Read on to see what special deals you can nab for your Xbox One right now.

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2 years ago

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile begin selling the Lumia 635 for $99.99 with no contract

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile begin selling the Lumia 635 for $99.99 with no contract

As previously promised, Sprint's no-contract subsidiaries Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have started selling the Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1 installed, for the price of $99.99.

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2 years ago

Skype comes to Office Online to help you collaborate on documents

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Skype comes to Office Online to help you collaborate on documents

Office Online is getting communication enhancements thanks to Skype. Skype for Office Online comes as part of both Word and PowerPoint Online.

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2 years ago

Pick up this Nokia Lumia 920 skin case today for the low price of $4.95!

Pick up this Nokia Lumia 920 skin case today for the low price of $4.95!

Made of highly durable material that feels great when gripped, this sleek looking skin features anti-slip properties that give your Nokia Lumia 920 more grip on all types of surfaces. Plus, this case has a special anti-dust coating and cut-outs for all of your device's features. Get yours today and save 75%

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2 years ago

Running with Santa 2, an endless runner game with a dash of Holiday Spirit

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Running with Santa 2, an endless runner game with a dash of Holiday Spirit

Running with Santa 2 is a lighthearted endless runner game where you have to help Santa save Christmas. The game has you running Santa ragged around the village, through caves and other venues to collect all the presents that have been scattered about.

The game includes plenty of power-ups and a handful of characters to choose from that include a snowboard Santa, an elf and your traditional Santa figure. Available for low-memory Windows Phone, Running with Santa 2 comes across as a decent game well suited for your Windows Phone Kid's Corner or even your main gaming library.

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2 years ago

Microsoft: 71 percent of Windows Phone apps are installed on low memory devices

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Microsoft: 71 percent of Windows Phone apps are installed on low memory devices

Microsoft has confirmed that the vast majority of apps (71%) downloaded from the Windows Phone Store are installed on low memory devices. These phones have 512MB of RAM or less and are running Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1.

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2 years ago

Microsoft teams up with Google to oppose hotels blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

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Microsoft teams up with Google to oppose hotels blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

Google and Microsoft are joining a wireless industry lobbying group in a bid to oppose a recent hotel industry petition, which seeks the FCC's permission to block personal Wi-Fi networks set up in hotel rooms by customers. The two giant companies may not see eye to eye each day, but they have banded together on topics to represent and protect consumers – this being one of them.

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2 years ago

Microsoft Store offering up to 50% off Signature Edition PCs, Surface, and more in year-end sale

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Microsoft Store offering up to 50% off Signature Edition PCs, Surface, and more in year-end sale

Microsoft has launched multiple sales as we wrap up the year 2014, but the company isn't quite finished before the festive holiday arrives. Microsoft's online store is offering up to 50% off on select products in a year-end sale, which includes PCs, Surfaces, Xbox, and more. Here are some of the Signature Edition PC deals available:

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2 years ago

EA Sports UFC gives away Bruce Lee for the Holidays on your Xbox

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EA Sports UFC gives away Bruce Lee for the Holidays on your Xbox

Bruce Lee is now a free download in EA Sports UFC. EA says it's the season for giving, so they're giving away Bruce Lee from December 22, 2014 to January 5, 2015. You can initiate the download from your Xbox One Smartglass app on Windows Phone, your browser, or directly from your Xbox One.

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2 years ago

Beach Buggy Racing nabs new tracks and race modes in latest update

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Beach Buggy Racing nabs new tracks and race modes in latest update

Beach Buggy Racing, which landed on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone just last month, has nabbed a pretty decent update today. Coming along for the ride are some new tracks and gameplay modes, along with support for several new languages.

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