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2 years ago

The best travel apps on Windows Phone for the holidays

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The best travel apps on Windows Phone for the holidays

The holiday season is upon us! Thanksgiving kicks things off here in the United States. Then we have Christmas and New Years next month! People will be traveling more and more over the next 40 days (give or take) as they visit friends, family and cash in all that vacation time from work. Here are some great apps to load up on your Windows Phone as you travel!

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2 years ago

These popular Lumia 1320 skin cases are on sale today for just $4.95!

These popular Lumia 1320 skin cases are on sale today for just $4.95!

Made from multiple thermoacrylics, this Nokia Lumia 1320 skin case is highly elastic and resistant to oils. Say goodbye to annoying fingerprints! The back features a matte finish with a glossy edging that enhances the grip around your device. Available in both black and white, save 50% off the list price today.

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2 years ago

Cricket Wireless will offer the Lumia 1320 for just $99 on Black Friday

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Cricket Wireless will offer the Lumia 1320 for just $99 on Black Friday

If you're looking to get an affordable large-screen device, look no further than Cricket Wireless' Black Friday deal for the Lumia 1320. On November 28, the carrier will be offering the device for just $99, which is a 50 percent reduction from its usual price of $199.

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2 years ago

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC

Fans of the acclaimed, but extremely challenging, fantasy RPG Dark Souls II will be happy to learn that the game is coming to the Xbox One for the first time in 2015, with some revamped graphics and new content. Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin will be released for the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC, among other platforms, on April 7.

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2 years ago

Microsoft giving away 100 albums on Xbox Music for free (US only)

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Microsoft giving away 100 albums on Xbox Music for free (US only)

Microsoft is running a sweet deal for those who have active Xbox Music subscriptions and reside in the US. The company is giving away 100 albums by a variety of popular artists for free. That is, you'll be able to download and keep said content as if you purchased them all at once.

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2 years ago

Biotix: Phage Genesis - an infectious Windows Phone game

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Biotix: Phage Genesis - an infectious Windows Phone game

Biotix: Phage Genesis is a war game for our Windows Phone where you are battling for the survival of your species on the cellular level.

The game has a single player, multi-level gaming mode and an online multiplayer quick battle mode. Add the ability to upgrade your cells with over 100,000 upgrade combinations and Biotix is an appealing, addictive title to add to your Windows Phone gaming library. Biotix is available for low-memory devices as well as Windows 8 devices.

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2 years ago

You can no longer renew MixRadio Unlimited music download subscriptions in India

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You can no longer renew MixRadio Unlimited music download subscriptions in India

We've got some bad news for Lumia and Mix Radio fans in India. According to a new FAQ entry on the support section of Microsoft India's website, users will no longer be able to purchase renewals for unlimited download subscription.

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2 years ago

Amazon expands its PickUp service to include over 10,000 Post Offices in the UK

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Amazon expands its PickUp service to include over 10,000 Post Offices in the UK

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle.

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2 years ago

VLC looking for beta testers for upcoming Windows Phone app [Updated]

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VLC looking for beta testers for upcoming Windows Phone app [Updated]

Update: Looks like the beta subscriptions have ended for VLC on Windows Phone. There's more good news though, as VideoLAN has announced that a beta for Windows RT devices may be available in a "week or two."

Original story follows: Disheartened when VLC did not announce anything on the Windows Phone front last week? So were we. There's light at the end of the tunnel, however, as the team behind the popular media player announced that they're now looking for beta testers for Windows Phone.

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2 years ago

Save big on Xbox One games, movies and TV shows with these digital Black Friday deals

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Save big on Xbox One games, movies and TV shows with these digital Black Friday deals

'Tis the season to great game and entertainment deals! Earlier today we broke down where you could get the best deals for Xbox One games from retailers, which you can read here. Yet some of you were left unsatisfied that we didn't do a post for digital sales. We're rectifying that now as the Xbox Store just announced its Black Friday sale for those ready to indulge in some digital greatness, featuring heavy discounts on movies, games, and TV season passes.

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2 years ago

Tons of Xbox 360 games and DLC discounted ahead of Black Friday

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Tons of Xbox 360 games and DLC discounted ahead of Black Friday

Just in time for the holidays, an absolute truck load of Xbox 360 games and DLC just received huge discounts. The price drops affect nearly 60 games and DLC combined, and are absolutely massive, going up to 85% in some cases.

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2 years ago

343 Industries to issue update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection later this week

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343 Industries to issue update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection later this week

After apologizing a couple of weeks ago, the folks over at 343 Industries have issued a small statement today on the progress of fixes for the problems that have been plaguing Halo: The Master Chief Collection since its launch. According to the blog post, the developer is working hard to bring the experience up to player expectations, and plans to release both a content patch as well as server-side fixes later this week to address the game's shortcomings.

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2 years ago

Windows 10 9879 build rolling out to Slow ring users

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Windows 10 9879 build rolling out to Slow ring users

Microsoft is now rolling out the Windows 10 9879 preview build to users who have selected to be on the Slow ring in terms of getting downloads via Windows Update. Surprisingly, it appears that's the most popular way to get these preview builds.

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2 years ago

Win free Game Awards 2014 tickets as part of Microsoft Store Xbox event Dec. 4

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Win free Game Awards 2014 tickets as part of Microsoft Store Xbox event Dec. 4

If you are in the Las Vegas area on Thursday, December 4, you might want to head over to the Microsoft Store location at the Fashion Show Mall. That's where a big Xbox fan meetup will be held and where you might win a ticket to the first annual Game Awards, which will be held the next day, Friday, December 5 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas.

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2 years ago

ISO files for the standard Windows 10 9879 preview build have been released

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ISO files for the standard Windows 10 9879 preview build have been released

A couple of weeks after Microsoft released the ISO files for the Enterprise Technical 9879 preview build of Windows 10, the company has now released ISO files for the standard 9879 build.

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