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3 years ago

Dumbbell Workouts, a Windows Phone free-weight exercise database

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Dumbbell Workouts, a Windows Phone free-weight exercise database

Dumbbell Workouts is a handy Windows Phone app for those who are looking for an easy way to tone muscle groups using the free weight dumbbells. The app is a small collection of exercises that can be useful for those who choose to workout from a home gym or for those who have active memberships at a formal gym setting. In addition to the dumbbell exercises, Dumbbell Workouts also contains a few dumbbell-free exercises designed to firm up your abs and butt.

Dumbbell Workout has a straightforward layout and can help you make the most of Fitness Month. It's a nice Windows Phone app, probably more appealing to someone just starting out on the fitness path looking for an exercise regiment.

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3 years ago

Hail a more affordable cab in London with Kabbee for Windows Phone

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Hail a more affordable cab in London with Kabbee for Windows Phone

London is an expensive place, being the capital of England. Catching taxis (or cabs) can also prove daunting for those who know just how high prices are for a quick journey. Luckily, there are some services out there that are looking to change how this all works and Kabbee is one of them. The service compares pricing against available fleets and black cab drivers to get you the best deal, and now an official Windows Phone app has been released.

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3 years ago

Amazon integrates Audible in Kindle for iPhone and Android, whither Windows Phone?

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Amazon integrates Audible in Kindle for iPhone and Android, whither Windows Phone?

Correction: Turns out that this update is only for the Android and iOS versions of Kindle, and not Windows Phone. Which is pretty lame, eh? You can let Amazon know you want Audible integration on Windows Phone here.

Original story follows.

Amazon is integrating professional narration into its Kindle app through a software update. The new version of the app allow you to switch from reading a book to an audiobook version of the same for as low as $0.99.

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3 years ago

Deal of the Day: Body Glove Satin Case for Nokia Lumia 520

Deal of the Day: Body Glove Satin Case for Nokia Lumia 520

For today only, buy the Body Glove Satin Case for Nokia Lumia 520 and get 40% off the list price!

The Lumia 520 Satin Case from Body Glove brings case innovation alive again with its brushed aluminum texture and trimmed high gloss accents for an all-around reliable solution against damage. The wear-resistant material will enhance your grip and shield against scratches and impacts if and when they occur.

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3 years ago

Windows 8.1 users must download Update 1 to keep getting future patches

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Windows 8.1 users must download Update 1 to keep getting future patches

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Update 1 in April, but if you have yet to install it you won't be able to get the patches that are scheduled for release today and in the future for the OS.

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3 years ago

Learn how to give vital first aid with the official St John CPR New Zealand app

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Learn how to give vital first aid with the official St John CPR New Zealand app

St John New Zealand has just released an official app on the Windows Phone Store. The charity operates in multiple countries, including the UK where a Wales focused app is already available. Much like its Welsh counterpart, this new app aims to teach Windows Phone consumers on how to provide vital CPR to friends, family and others.

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3 years ago

bet365 releases official app for Windows Phone

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bet365 releases official app for Windows Phone

Following Ladbrokes, bet365 has released an official app for Windows Phone. The betting app enables those who frequently engage in gambling with the company to place slips and monitor progress while on the move. To help get everyone started on mobile hardware, bet365 is offering an exclusive bonus if you're new to the mobile realm of betting. Their Windows Phone app doesn't look too bad too.

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3 years ago

Disney's Words of Wonder is a wonderful word search game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

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Disney's Words of Wonder is a wonderful word search game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

Last week, Disney released yet another game for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices - Words of Wonder. The game is word search game that has a match three game ( Maleficent Free Fall, Frozen Free Fall, etc.) feel about it.

The game has you following the Disney character Watson the Owl as he fights the grey curse that is erasing the color from his storybook. You use the power of words to unlock bonus items and restore the color to the book.

Words of Wonder is a simple, yet challenging for players of all ages and a nice addition to the Disney Windows 8/Windows Phone gaming collection.

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3 years ago

Nokia to bundle free accessories with Lumia 930 purchases in Italy

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Nokia to bundle free accessories with Lumia 930 purchases in Italy

The Lumia 930 was one of Nokia's last Windows Phone before seeing its handset division pass over to Microsoft in a recently closed deal. According to Windowsteca, the device will be available in Italy from June 20th for €599 and for those who purchase the Windows Phone as soon as it launches, the product will come bundled with a free Nokia DT-900 wireless charging plate, portable mini speaker and Treasure tag.

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3 years ago

Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker on sale now for €39

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Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker on sale now for €39

First announced back at Build, the Nokia MD-12 Portable Wireless Speaker is now on sale in Europe for €39. With NFC tap-to-pair, Bluetooth streaming, 15 hours of playback on a single charge and a form factor that literally fits into your hand, the MD-12 is a great option for those of you who like to take your tunes with you.

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3 years ago

Bungie boosting Destiny resolution over Kinect integration

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Bungie boosting Destiny resolution over Kinect integration

With the June SDK for the Xbox One we've already heard how game developers will have access to additional GPU bandwidth. Now it looks like Bungie, developers of hotly anticipated Destiny, will be using the additional power at its disposal to increase the resolution of the game by utilising the now available Kinect reserve. Xbox's Phil Spencer talked about it on a recent podcast:

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3 years ago

Cricket Wireless launches the Lumia 1320 exclusively in the US


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Cricket Wireless launches the Lumia 1320 exclusively in the US


After leaks from earlier this month revealed that the Lumia 1320 was set to make its way to Cricket Wireless, the carrier has officially launched the device in the US. The 6-inch phablet is exclusive to Carrier Wireless, and will be available from retail stores and online starting June 13 for $229 (after a $50 mail-in-rebate).

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3 years ago

'Grand Theft Auto V' headed to Xbox One, PC this fall

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'Grand Theft Auto V' headed to Xbox One, PC this fall

The wait is finally over, as Rockstar has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V will be making its way to the Xbox One and PC (in addition to the PlayStation 4) this fall.

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3 years ago

Official Contour Connect companion app arrives at Windows Phone Store

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Official Contour Connect companion app arrives at Windows Phone Store

Have a Contour camera (www.contour.com)? You can now use your Windows Phone device to control it remotely. The official companion app lets you start and stop video recording from your phone, configure settings on the fly, line up that perfect shot, check your battery and SD card's memory and make sure you have you GPS locked all from your Windows Phone device. The Contour Connect app is still in beta, but you can download and try it out now.

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3 years ago

Halo: The Master Chief Collection available for pre-order on Amazon, already top selling video game

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection available for pre-order on Amazon, already top selling video game

Earlier today Microsoft made my day by announcing Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One. It's coming November 11, 2014 and brings Halo 1, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 to one game. You get full campaigns for each game, full multiplayer and each game has its own respective game engine. It's insanely awesome for Halo fans like myself! You can pre-order the collection on Amazon right now and check it out as it's currently on top of the best sellers in the video games section.

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