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3 years ago

Microsoft giving away free Xbox game in Memorial Day Sale

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3 years ago

Penny Arcade on Surface Pro 3 N-trig pen: 'If you were worried about the new tech, don't be'

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The Surface Pro 3 brings a lot of new changes when compared to the Surface Pro 2. One of those deviations is the new N-trig pen, an adjustment from the previous Wacom technology found in the older Pro devices. Microsoft has written about the new technology and its benefits, but many are still rightly skeptical.

When it comes to non-digital-pen users (like myself), the differences seem negligible, especially if you just use the pen to jot down notes. However, for artists the change has caused quite a stir. Wacom is considered by many to be the industry standard, and N-trig has a lot of proving to do before professional illustrators accept it.

Famous web comic Penny Arcade (www.penny-arcade.com/comic) and its illustrator Mike ‘Gabe’ Krahulik has been a longtime Surface Pro user, extolling the benefits of using the device for drawing comics. He’s often regarded as the shining example of how artists can use the Surface Pro series for their professional – and personal – lives. So when it came to the change in the Surface Pro 3, a lot of eyes were on what Gabe would think about it – yay or nay?

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3 years ago

Review 12: Arrow

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Review 12: Arrow

Review is our movie, television, and general geekery podcast where we talk about everything from 80s flicks to the latest blockbusters to classic and modern shows. On this week's episode Serenity, Guy, Dan, Rene, and Dave get all up into the CW's Arrow. Based on DC Comics' Green Arrow, we discuss the first 2 seasons of Oliver Queen lost on the island of Purgatory and the city of Starling, the characters, arcs, and themes. Subscribe and listen along!

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3 years ago

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

For today only, purchase the BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear Full Body for Nokia Lumia 1020 and get 40% off the regular price!

These full body protectors are made from the same material used to shield the front of vehicles from rock chips and provides unmatched scratch protection from outside elements. Each package includes two sets and are easy to apply!

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3 years ago

Bing Maps gets some style improvements, makes roads and landmarks stand out

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3 years ago

TV Blaze, a television show episode tracker for Windows Phone 8

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TV Blaze is one of the more recent television show tracking apps to become available for Windows Phone 8. The app helps you track your favorite television shows from what you have already watched to the new episodes that are waiting to be watched.

TV Blaze also has Trakt.tv integration, OneDrive support and tons of information on your favorite shows. Navigation isn’t as straight forward as we would have liked but overall, TV Blaze is a nice option to consider that will help you track your TV viewing habits.

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3 years ago

Windows will support Xbox One controller 'very soon'

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3 years ago

Xbox Music for Windows Phone 8.1 updated to change tracks by swiping album art

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We’ve heard a lot of complaints from the community about the Xbox Music app since its release. And the lot of you have become even more vocal since upgrading to Windows Phone 8.1. In Windows Phone 8.1, the Music hub we’ve had since Windows Phone 7 has been dropped. You can still get it with a few tricks, but it’s really dead for all intents and purposes. Microsoft is pinning the future of audio entertainment with the Xbox Music app – now just called Music in the Windows Phone Store.

Today we’re getting our third update to Xbox Music for Windows Phone since the release of Windows Phone 8.1. Let’s jump in and find out what Microsoft fixed and added with this update.

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3 years ago

App update roundup: Beats Music, MovieJax, Theme+ and more!

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3 years ago

VK for Windows Phone 8.1 gets updated with People hub integration

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VK, originally VKontakte, is a very large social networking site that’s popular in Russian-speaking countries. Russia is of course where it’s super popular, but it enjoys a healthy following in Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova Belarus and Israel. Today the official Windows Phone app has been updated to take advantage of a great new feature found in Windows Phone 8.1 – People hub integration.

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3 years ago

New action game Salvage drops the bass onto Windows and Windows Phone

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A brand new music game called Salvage has launched on both Windows Phone and Windows 8. The game is developed by ex-DJ Hero/Guitar Hero team members. Mad Fellows is the company behind it with its own Frustum game engine to power the beats on both smartphones and Windows hardware. Available for free, the game features some action-packed rhythm-based gameplay that we're sure many of you will enjoy.

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3 years ago

OneDrive for Windows Phone updated to open files from other apps

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3 years ago

Microsoft releases the Help And Tips app for Windows Phone 8.1

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For those needing a little help navigating around Windows Phone 8.1, you now have at least two options. First, you can head over to the WPCentral Windows Phone 8.1 topic page and read up on tips, tricks and news items about Windows Phone 8.1 or you can install the new Microsoft app, Help And Tips.

The app covers tips from how to make a phone call to dealing with Cortana. The app can come in handy for those just starting learn about the updated platform or for those who are already old pros with Windows Phone 8.1.

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3 years ago

Moviegoers rejoice, Cinemark comes to Windows Phone

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Moviegoers rejoice, Cinemark comes to Windows Phone

Feel like seeing the new X-Men movie this weekend? Then you’re in luck if you’re a Windows Phone fan near a Cinemark movie theatre. An official Cinemark Theatres app has just hit Windows Phone! Cinemark is the third largest cinema brand (Cinemark, Century Theatres, Tinseltown USA, CineArts and Rave Cinemas) in the United States and has over 334 theatres in 40 states. Let’s check out Cinemark for Windows Phone.

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3 years ago

File manager coming to Windows Phone 8.1 in June, will be called Files

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The official Windows Phone UserVoice is a great place to get your feedback heard by Microsoft. Today the company has done some spring cleaning and flagged a lot of requests as ‘completed’. One of the most requested feature was a file system of some sort. Earlier this month, Microsoft shared that an official file manager would be coming to Windows Phone 8.1 this month. It looks like that date has been pushed back a month.

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