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3 years ago

iOS App Store vs Windows Phone Store in 2014 – How do they compare?

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iOS App Store vs Windows Phone Store in 2014 – How do they compare?

Time to check in on how the Windows Phone Store is doing against competitors. While the app marketplaces for Android and iOS are larger than Windows Phone, the gap between high-quality apps gets smaller and smaller each week.

Today we're going to check out the top 25 free apps in the iOS App Store and see if they're available for Windows Phone. If an app isn't available, we'll try and offer an alternative for Windows Phone fans. Let's go.

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3 years ago

Lumia 630 now available in Pakistan

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Lumia 630 now available in Pakistan

Microsoft''s budget priced Lumia 630 smartphone is now available for purchase in Pakistan via Mobilink and the people who buy the phone from that outlet will also get some free unlimited 3G data service.

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3 years ago

Lumia 930 shipment news from Poland, Germany and Switzerland

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Lumia 930 shipment news from Poland, Germany and Switzerland

As expected, the release of the Lumia 930 smartphone in Europe this month is quickly moving forward. Today we have a round-up of shipment and pre-order news for the Windows Phone 8.1 device from three countries in that part of the world: Poland, Germany and Switzerland.

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 930 in the Netherlands now available for €495 from Belsimpel.nl

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Nokia Lumia 930 in the Netherlands now available for €495 from Belsimpel.nl

Last night we reported that the Nokia Lumia 930 preorders were being shipped early for those in Norway. Today, it is the Netherlands turn, as Belsimpel.nl starts taking orders and billboards go up in the streets.

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3 years ago

Lumia 635 now on sale at UK's Unlocked Mobiles for £144.98

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Lumia 635 now on sale at UK's Unlocked Mobiles for £144.98

The UK's Unlocked Mobiles has sent over word they now have the Lumia 635 in stock for the price of £144.98, which is about £5 less than what another retailer, Clove, has for its units of the Windows Phone 8.1 device.

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3 years ago

UPS Mobile launches its Windows Phone app

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UPS Mobile launches its Windows Phone app

The onslaught of official apps arriving for Windows Phone continues with prevalent package delivery company UPS Mobile making its debut (the app came out over the weekend).

UPS Mobile lets users manage their packages by tracking them as the UPS system gets updated. Likewise, you can pin individual packages to your Start screen with a Live Tile to keep abreast of their status.

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3 years ago

App update roundup: Xbox One SmartGlass, Cinemagraph, Telegram Messenger and wpTorrent

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App update roundup: Xbox One SmartGlass, Cinemagraph, Telegram Messenger and wpTorrent

Although the big update for Windows Phone 8.1 users, last night is the fixed Calendar app, this morning we are receiving a few more worthy updates. Most of these even have significant changelogs, making them that more attractive.

Let's take a look at what's new, especially wpTorrent, which hit a pretty big milestone today.

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3 years ago

Bing has predicted the World Cup 2014 match winners ... so far

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Bing has predicted the World Cup 2014 match winners ... so far

Since first adding support for Microsoft's Bing predictions engine in Cortana a few days ago, Windows Phone 8.1 users in the US have seen Bing correctly predict all of the winners in the 2014 World Cup football-soccer matches.

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3 years ago

Microsoft shuts down Age of Empires Online

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Microsoft shuts down Age of Empires Online

Microsoft shut down its free-to-play PC game, Age of Empires Online, on Tuesday evening, less than three years after the online real time strategy game launched in August 2011.

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3 years ago

Microsoft announces patent licensing deal with Canon

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Microsoft announces patent licensing deal with Canon

Microsoft has signed an agreement with camera-maker Canon to cross-license several patents. Microsoft says that this agreement will allow for increased innovation, while at the same time preventing patent lawsuits. Microsoft has a fairly long history of IP licensing agreements with other companies, having made 1,100 such deals since 2003.

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3 years ago

Nokia Lumia 635 now available at Clove for £150

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Nokia Lumia 635 now available at Clove for £150

UK tech retailer Clove has just announced on its blog that the Lumia 635 is now available for purchase through its online store. Priced at £149.99, it's an affordable Windows Phone with 4G LTE connectivity. Running the latest version of Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8.1, those who purchase the Lumia 635 are investing in the next-generation experience.

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3 years ago

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 1020

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 1020

For today only, buy the BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 1020 and save 44% off the list price!

These custom protectors are made from the same material used to shield the front of vehicles from rock chips and provide unmatched scratch protection from outside elements. They're optically clear, easy to install and include 2 per package.

Save 20% on all other Windows Phone accessories during our 4th of July Sale using coupon code: J414 upon checkout

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3 years ago

Guacamelee! review – the first brand new Games with Gold title for Xbox One is muy bueno

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Guacamelee! review – the first brand new Games with Gold title for Xbox One is muy bueno

Guacamelee is a Metroidvania-style action platformer with 2-player local co-op, a unique setting based on Mexican mythology, and one of the best combat systems the genre has ever seen. If you didn't grab it for free, it's still a must-buy.

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3 years ago

Gameloft brings the big guns in Blitz Brigade for some Windows Phone carnage

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Gameloft brings the big guns in Blitz Brigade for some Windows Phone carnage

Blitz Brigade is a first-person shooter (FPS) from Gameloft, which has just been released for Windows Phone. It's not entirely new since Android and iOS already have the game, but it's an official title nonetheless. Essentially, players are tasked with selecting from a range of five classes to team up with other players from around the world and break some bones. Fan of Unreal Tournament, Team Fortress and other classic shooters? You'll want to check out Blitz Brigade on your Windows Phone.

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3 years ago

Microsoft announces Lumia 930 goes on sale in France this week

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Microsoft announces Lumia 930 goes on sale in France this week

Microsoft has announced that the Lumia 930 will officially be available for purchase in France this week, with some stores in that country getting their shipments in a few days.

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