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App update roundup: UK Trains, Line and Calendar Calleague updated with new improvements

App update roundup: UK Trains, Line and Calendar Calleague updated with new improvements

Another day, another batch of updates for Windows Phone apps. While we're still in the season of festivities and incredible retail sales, today we'll be looking at UK Trains, Line and Calendar Calleague, each bumped to a new version. Head on past the break to find out what's new in each update. UK Trains 2.5 We haven't covered UK Trains here on Windows Phone Central yet, but it's...

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Camera Beta app released for all Lumia Windows Phones with Nokia Black or Amber firmware updates

Camera Beta app released for all Lumia Windows Phones with Nokia Black or Amber firmware updates

If you have a PureView Windows Phone (Lumia 920, Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520, etc.), chances are you've been enjoying the Nokia Camera app. But folk who own a Lumia Windows Phone that does not sport PureView camera technology have not been able to enjoy the same experience. That is until now. Nokia previously stated at its conference in Abu Dhabi that all Lumia Windows Phones would soon be...

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Windows Phone Central visits Microsoft UK's Reading campus to discuss apps and games

Windows Phone Central visits Microsoft UK's Reading campus to discuss apps and games

We were kindly invited to Microsoft’s campus in Reading, UK last Monday where we were able to sit down with folk from the Developer and Platform Evangelist (DPE) team to see exactly what the company is doing to bring content to the Windows and Windows Phone platforms, as well as how we can work with said personnel to cover highlighted content you may have not been aware existed. So...

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Microsoft’s Belfiore: We’re working on Facebook notification issues; Windows Phone 7 app due “this month”

Microsoft’s Belfiore: We’re working on Facebook notification issues; Windows Phone 7 app due “this month”

The Windows Phone 8 Facebook Beta app was updated late last night and so far, it has been very well received by the user base. The update brings a lot of new features that consumers have been longing for and reinforces Microsoft’s commitment in making the Facebook app top notch on Windows Phone. There are still at least two major issues though: there is no Windows Phone 7.x version,...

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Use two-step authentication? The Microsoft Developer Center app now works again!

Use two-step authentication? The Microsoft Developer Center app now works again!

We've covered Microsoft's push into the realm of two-step authentication quite extensively as the company continues to roll changes out and patch up broken areas of its backend. This includes the Dev Center app for Windows Phone, which caused issues for those who desired to utilise the app after upgrading their account to be more secure. Microsoft has now reported that it has fixed the...

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Microsoft releases Switch to Windows Phone apps, making it easier to migrate to the platform

Microsoft releases Switch to Windows Phone apps, making it easier to migrate to the platform

Microsoft has released its Switch to Windows Phone apps on both Android and Windows Phone. Available on Google Play and the Windows Phone Store, the apps work in unity to help make it easier for those on Google's platform to hop across. It's a welcomed addition and one we believed would be of use for those who would like to check how many of the apps they use are available on Windows...

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USAA pulls Windows Phone app, claims there's simply not enough consumer interest

USAA pulls Windows Phone app, claims there's simply not enough consumer interest

It's unfortunate that we have to break the run of banking apps being released for Windows Phone with news of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) app being pulled. The app has been available on the platform for quite some time, but will not be updated for Windows Phone 8 and will no longer be supported. So what's happened? USAA states that only 0.2 percent of traffic was...

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