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2 years ago

Microsoft to store Lumia Cinemagraph photos on OneDrive starting in January

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2 years ago

Argentinian retailer Fravega starts using Microsoft branding to sell Nokia Lumia phones

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Retailers in Argentina are starting to sell Nokia Lumia smartphones using Microsoft branding now. At least one retailer, Fravega, in the area is now selling Nokia's Windows Phones through the use of store signs and displays that bear Microsoft's name and logo. Though the phones themselves have not switched over to the Microsoft Mobile branding, it looks like changes are starting to happen with retail banners.

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2 years ago

Softcard for Windows Phone only works with AT&T right now, Verizon and T-Mobile coming soon

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Paying for your pretzel with your Windows Phone is a pretty futurist scenario. One that for a few of you is now possible thanks to the new Softcard app in the Windows Phone Store. Softcard is the joint-venture between AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon that allows you to pay for purchases with your smartphone and NFC. The app is new to Windows Phone, but only AT&T customers can enjoy Softcard right now.

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2 years ago

Bungie already hard at work on Destiny sequel

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2 years ago

Find artwork anywhere in the world with Microsoft's new City Art Search app for Windows 8.1

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2 years ago

Test your piano chops with the Windows Phone game Frederic, our myAppFree Deal of the Week

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Frederic is a Windows Phone game that has you traveling around the world with the legendary composer Frederic Chopin as he is resurrected to prove that his music is still tops and save the music industry.

You get to battle opponents from the piano keyboard from across nine global locations. Think of Frederic as being a little like Guitar Hero but played from the ivories of a piano. In just tinkering with the trial version of Frederic, the game comes across as a fun way to pass the time with and most importantly, it is our myAppFree Deal of the Week (a savings of $1.99).

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2 years ago

How to share your Xbox One game clips on Twitter

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It's now a lot easier to share your favorite Xbox One game clips on Twitter. One of the new features available on the November Update is Twitter integration. You can try this now if you're a member of the Xbox One preview program. If you need an invite, just ask in the comments. We have plenty of Windows Central readers here that can help you out. Want to see the Twitter integration in action? Watch our how-to video.

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2 years ago

New First Person Mode in Grand Theft Auto V confirmed for Xbox One

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2 years ago

Proposed emoji changes would bring racial diversity to smiley faces

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A new proposal drafted by the Unicode Consortium would introduce more racial diversity into the popular emoji characters used in messages on smartphones. The proposal, edited by Google's Mark Davis and Apple's Peter Edberg, would bring skin tones, based on the Fitzpatrick scale for dermatology, to emoji characters in five hues ranging from a pale creme to a dark brown.

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2 years ago

Buyers Guide: Which Surface Pro 3 is right for you?

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When it comes to fielding questions about the Surface Pro 3, the most popular thing we are asked is, "Which Surface should I get?" Although our goal here at Windows Central is to keep you informed, we cannot give you one clear answer on this subject.

The truth is that different configurations could be right for different people. I spent years as an IT consultant, often advising my clients on what equipment to buy based on their needs. Based on that experience, I have tried to put together a guide to help you decide which Surface might be right for you. This is just my humble opinion, but hopefully, you find it useful.

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2 years ago

T-Mobile unleashes Lumia 521 Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan update

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2 years ago

Grab a Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare exoskeleton for your Xbox Live avatar

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2 years ago

Office Lens for Windows Phone updated to speed up image processing

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2 years ago

Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

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Karma In today's world, no one has time to be tied down. We're always on the move, and that means we don't always have access to reliable Wi-Fi to keep us connected to our digital world. Well all of that is now a thing of the past with one perfect little device from a company called Karma. Keep reading for all the details, and to see how you can enter to win free Wi-Fi for LIFE!

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2 years ago

Deflector Mobile review – a free retro sci-fi game for Windows Phone

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Classic arcade games, more often than not, involved defending the earth or another planet from alien invaders and other extraterrestrial threats. Missile Command, Galaga, and many more games took that simple concept and branched out into unique gameplay directions.

Nowadays we have a trend of producing retro-style games for modern gaming platforms. That was Throwback Entertainment's goal with Deflector Mobile (also simply called Deflector). The game purports to be a classic arcade-style game in which players have to protect the earth from aliens and asteroids alike. Deflector has potential, but a number of UI issues keep it from having much-staying power. At least it's free!

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