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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

Rich Edmonds 132

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...

Instagram spotted in Windows Phone advertisement, soon to be available? Probably not.

Instagram spotted in Windows Phone advertisement, soon to be available? Probably not.

Rich Edmonds 118

We've had an interesting image sent in from a reader, showing what appears to be an Instagram logo on the home screen of a Lumia 620 being advertised. The promotional material shows the Windows Phone in Portugal listed for 170 euro with a coupled package, but what's interesting about the device is definitely the mysterious use of the Instagram logo. Could this be a sign of what's to...

Microsoft announces 130K apps on Windows Phone Store, strong progress made in 2012

Microsoft announces 130K apps on Windows Phone Store, strong progress made in 2012

Rich Edmonds 148

Microsoft has announced that the company has passed the 130,000 app marker on the Windows Phone Store. In a blog post on the Windows Phone Developer blog, Todd Brix goes into some detail about how the platform is progressing, as well as how the year 2012 was for the company's mobile machine. Highlighting a ChangeWave Research piece, Brix proudly unveils that Windows Phone owners are...

GoPro Control is the first third party app to control your GoPro camera via Windows Phone

GoPro Control is the first third party app to control your GoPro camera via Windows Phone

Sam Sabri 10

Hey thrill seekers, we know when you’re busy attempting a double black diamond for the first time you want to save that first person view with your GoPro. And if you’re reading Windows Phone Central you probably want to control it with your Windows Phone. Well, we still have a few weeks left before we get any official GoPro companion app for Windows Phone, but in the meantime check out...