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3 years ago

Have a Pebble? Here's what you can do with it on Windows Phone

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Smartwatches are a hot item these days and the Pebble Smartwatch may be the hottest potato in the bunch.  Our Mobile Nations teams recently visited the Pebble Factory in Palo Alto, California and were rather impressed with what they saw.

With the recent launch of the new Mobile Nations site Smartwatch Fans and the rising popularity of the Pebble watch we here at Windows Phone Central became curious as to what apps are available in the Windows Phone Store for these smartwatches.

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3 years ago

Indian airline, SpiceJet launches official mobile app as a Windows Phone exclusive

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The Windows Phone ecosystem has been on a roll in India over the last year and the juggernaut appears to be powering on into 2014. While one of India’s leading airline, Jet Airways, released a Windows Phone exclusive app last year, competing carrier SpiceJet has joined the party by launching their mobile app, exclusively for Windows Phone devices.

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3 years ago

New firmware update for Dell Venue 8 Pro improves stylus performance

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3 years ago

Developer of Bright Weather releases free version; comes with advertisements

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3 years ago

Chozen premieres on Xbox One a week early

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Chozen premieres on Xbox One a week early

On Monday, January 13th, FX is premiering an animated comedy called Chozen. It’s about a gay white rapper fresh out of prison. With a new worldview shaped by his time in prison, he is on a quest for redemption and to claim his rightful position as the world's top rap artist.

Sounds interesting? Xbox One users get an exclusive look at the premiere a week early.

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3 years ago

Voice Memos, a feature rich solution for quick and easy audio notes

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Voice Memos is a nice looking Windows Phone 8 for recording audio notes.  Moreover, the app isn’t just good looking; it has a nice feature set to go along with its clean interface.

Voice Memos has the capability to geotag your memos, add photos to the description, export them to your music library and more.  Need more features?  You can upgrade to the Premium version through an in-app purchase to unlock additional features such as SkyDrive backup.

Voice Memos makes a rather nice first impression that does not fade much after use.

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3 years ago

Popular calendar app Cal receives massive update with new light theme and more

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If you're not familiar with Cal, it's a new minimalist calendar client for Windows Phone. While this category of apps is already overflowing with different developers attempting to offer the perfect calendar solution, Cal is a unique experience and is well worth the download should you still be seeking that superb app.

Today, we're looking at version 1.1.0, which has just been published to the store. This is a rather large update so be sure to head on past the break to see what's new.

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3 years ago

Lennox icomfort app coming to Windows Phone 8 in February

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If you own an icomfort Wi-Fi thermostat, we have good news for you. Lennox, the makers of icomfort, plan to release a Windows Phone 8 application in February. The Android and iOS apps are already available, but we’re glad to hear Windows Phone users won’t be missing out much longer.

The icomfort Wi-Fi thermostat lets you set your home's temperature and save energy from anywhere in the world, using a smartphone, tablet or laptop. It also provides live weather forecast and automatic updates.

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3 years ago

Pandora asks to pull MetroPandora, third-party API on Windows and Windows Phone

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There is an official Pandora app for Windows Phone, but before that came out, we relied on third party applications like MetroRadio. Metro Pandora, the SDK that third party applications have relied on has just been pulled due to infringement notice from Pandora. The complaint will go undisputed.

Pandora’s DMCA Notice mentions the unauthorized use of their registered trademarks and API. We can’t blame Pandora for protecting their property.

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3 years ago

6snap updated with option to draw on videos and more

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6snap, Rudy Huyn’s unofficial Snapchat client, has been picking up update after update since it first launched at the end of November. Not only does it have all the features of official Snapchat clients on other platforms, but a few extra tricks unique to Windows Phone. His latest version of 6snap brings even more features to the app. Let’s check them out.

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3 years ago

Rudy Huyn teases his Tinder app for Windows Phone

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Rudy Huyn is known around these parts for his work putting out high quality apps in the Windows Phone Store. He has a mix of both original, official and unofficial apps published under his name. His Wikipedia app was so good it received the blessing of the Wikimedia Foundation. TVShow and Fuse are some of his more original work. He really gained the support of the community for his efforts on making unofficial apps for Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat. Now he’s tackling another unofficial app that many users have been waiting for –Tinder.

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3 years ago

Deal alert: Save big on the Lumia 520 and Lumia 521 at the Microsoft Store (US only)

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There’s no such thing as “too many” Windows Phone handsets. Right now I’ve got about 4 on me at this coffee shop, but that pales in comparison to Daniel – who has literally every Windows Phone made. Looking to add some more devices to your quiver? There’s no excuse not to pick up either the Nokia Lumia 520 or Lumia 521. Both devices are killer for their price points, which have just got done at the Microsoft Store.

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3 years ago

Men's Fitness UK launches official Windows 8 app to help you get fit

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Are you a fan of keeping fit while also an avid reader of the Men's Fitness UK magazine (www.mensfitness.co.uk)? You may wish to check out the official app now available for Windows 8. We urge you to be prepared as this is a fully featured experience, packed full of interactive workouts, nutrition advice, interviews with movie and sports stars and more. 

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3 years ago

Seasons, an endless runner game for Windows Phone, free for a limited time

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Seasons is a multi-player endless runner game for Windows Phone that has you racing through various worlds.  You jump, duck, dodge, smash, slide and even fly around various obstacles.  What makes Seasons a unique endless runner game is the multi-player mode where you can race a friend using a local Wi-Fi network.

To celebrate the New Years, the developer will be offering the Windows Phone game free over the next few days.  The game normally runs $.99 and is available for both Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices.

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3 years ago

UnfollowSpy adds overactive friends view, profile details, and more in latest update

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