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2 years ago

Microsoft to offer a wired Xbox One controller for Windows PC gamers in November

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Microsoft to offer a wired Xbox One controller for Windows PC gamers in November

Microsoft will give Windows PC games a new gamepad option in November when it launches the Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows for the price of $59.99.

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2 years ago

BLU Win HD and BLU Win Jr Windows Phones launching in Brazil next week

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BLU Win HD and BLU Win Jr Windows Phones launching in Brazil next week

BLU held an event this week in Brazil to announce the launch of their first two Windows Phone devices, the BLU Win HD and BLU Win Jr, in that country starting sometime next week in retail stores.

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2 years ago

Halo: Reach now free for Xbox 360, Forza Horizon 2 demo for Xbox One goes live

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Halo: Reach now free for Xbox 360, Forza Horizon 2 demo for Xbox One goes live

Xbox gamers have some new freebies to check out today as Microsoft is allowing Xbox 360 games with Xbox Live Gold to download the 2010 first person shooter Halo: Reach for free. Also, Xbox One owners can now download and play the demo of the upcoming open world racing game Forza Horizon 2.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Snap-On Case for Nokia Lumia Icon

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Snap-On Case for Nokia Lumia Icon

Today Only: Buy the Incipio Feather Snap-On Case for Nokia Lumia Icon for only $15.95 and save 36%

Lightweight and durable, this Feather Case is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand. Comes in black, cyan, pink and gray!

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2 years ago

WPCentral app for Windows Phone 8 gets a hotfix for forum bug

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WPCentral app for Windows Phone 8 gets a hotfix for forum bug

Over the last week, some users have been experiencing issues with the WPCentral app for Windows Phone and our massive forums. Specifically, users are getting error messages when trying to access the feature through the app. I let you know last week about the problem, when we re-launched our mobile site, and that our developer Jay Bennett would address the issue as soon as he came back from vacation.

Today, version v4.5.5.915 is now live in the Store and brings along with it that hotfix for the forum issues. The update should resolve any connecting issues that people with Windows Phone 8 and higher were having.

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2 years ago

Fly smarter with App in the Air, now available for Windows Phone

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Fly smarter with App in the Air, now available for Windows Phone

Flying can be both an enjoyable experience and an absolute nightmare, depending entirely on just how smoothly the journey progresses. There are numerous apps available to help make things easier and App in the Air for Windows Phone is one of these solutions. Available for free on the Windows Phone Store, App in the Air helps travelers by providing accurate information on a variety of topics, be it finding the best food in an airport or connecting to free Wi-Fi.

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2 years ago

Top Spider-Man Unlimited tips and tricks

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Top Spider-Man Unlimited tips and tricks

Spider-Man Unlimited is the latest endless runner from mobile gaming giant Gameloft. The game's premise involves Spider-Men and villains from various universes converging into a single universe. With slick production values and dozens of different Spider-Men to collect, Unlimited is a real treat for fans of the web-slinger.

Want to get ahead on the Spider-Man Unlimited leaderboards and fill out your roster with Spidey's coolest costumes? Our latest tips and tricks guide will teach you the best ways to spend your time and energy while thwarting the plans of the Sinister Six.

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2 years ago

Tubecast, a nifty Windows Phone YouTube app for casting to your Xbox One

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Tubecast, a nifty Windows Phone YouTube app for casting to your Xbox One

Looking for a decent YouTube Windows Phone client? It's not impossible task with quality choices such as Metrotube and myTube available. Tubecast is another Windows Phone option that gets strong ratings in the Windows Phone Store and hopes to garner some attention as well.

Tubecast will not only let you watch YouTube videos, tap into your account, pin videos to your Start Screen and comment/rate videos but it will also let you cast your videos to you Smart TV, Chromecast or UPNP/DLNA device. In exploring Tubecast over the past few days, while there were some glitches experienced, overall it came across as an appealing app worth trying.

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2 years ago

Satya Nadella: Microsoft doesn't define mobile by market share but by mobility and people

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft doesn't define mobile by market share but by mobility and people

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated this week that, in terms of their plans for the mobile technology industry, he doesn't want to define its success by market share percentages but by mobility and by the individual using mobile devices, rather than the device itself.

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2 years ago

Carlsberg chooses Office 365 to connect its global workforce

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Carlsberg chooses Office 365 to connect its global workforce

Carlsberg, best known for beverages the company produces, has selected Microsoft and its Office 365 suite for connecting over 20,000 employees. This solution enables the workforce to collaborate and increase productivity, connecting to different regions and offering a platform packed full of features.

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2 years ago

Affordable IQ400W dual-SIM Windows Phone by Fly available in Russia

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Affordable IQ400W dual-SIM Windows Phone by Fly available in Russia

Microsoft has paired with some interesting new OEMs after removing the license fee for its mobile platform, and Fly can be added to the list with the new IQ400W Windows Phone. This latest dual-SIM handset, which is powered by Windows Phone 8.1, is available for 3990 rubles ($100) at supporting stores in the region.

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2 years ago

American Airlines boarding passes now automatically add to Windows Phone Wallet

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American Airlines boarding passes now automatically add to Windows Phone Wallet

American Airlines for Windows Phone was just updated. The last major update to the app came last November when it gained support for the Wallet app in Windows Phone. With that update, users could opt to store boarding passes inside their virtual Wallet and easily check in using their Windows Phone. Today's update makes it so that those boarding passes are automatically added.

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2 years ago

Ubisoft's Just Dance 2015 has dance parties in store for Xbox One and 360 next month

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Ubisoft's Just Dance 2015 has dance parties in store for Xbox One and 360 next month

Last week we reviewed Dance Central Spotlight, the best Kinect game on Xbox One and also pretty much the ultimate dancing game. Spotlight is a downloadable game, but it will soon face increased competition at retail from Ubisoft's Just Dance 2015.

The latest in the Just Dance series will arrive at stores (and for download) on October 21 in North America and October 23 in Europe. The lead versions are Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Wii U, with previous-gen versions on the way as well. Which platform has the best sensor for full-body motion tracking? I think we all know.

The main reason to buy a new Just Dance game is that version's song list. Ubisoft has just helpfully announced the 2015 edition's full lineup. Let's see what variety it offers.

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2 years ago

Gaming on Xbox One? Make it better with these must-have accessories

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Gaming on Xbox One? Make it better with these must-have accessories

We've already given you a buying guide for gaming headsets on the Xbox One, now we're going to look at general accessories for your home console. Here you'll find the best accessories to make your Xbox One experience even better.

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2 years ago

Toshiba's 7-inch Encore Mini now in stock at the Microsoft Store for only $119

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Toshiba's 7-inch Encore Mini now in stock at the Microsoft Store for only $119

Announced back on September 3rd, we got our first look at the super-affordable Toshiba 7-inch Encore Mini Windows tablet a few days later at IFA but since then it hasn't really made too many appearances.

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