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CoPilot to unveil new Windows Phone features at MWC, also coming to Windows tablets

CoPilot to unveil new Windows Phone features at MWC, also coming to Windows tablets

James Richardson 35

With Mobile World Congress kicking off in Barcelona this week, users of CoPilot Navigation for Windows Phone are in for a treat as the company is to unveil a bunch of new features to make the app even more user friendly and feature rich. Not only that, but the experience is coming to Windows 8 tablets. I know we have HERE Drive available for Windows Phone – and that does one heck of a...

I'm Here: Share your location fast and seamlessly with this modern Windows Phone 8 app

I'm Here: Share your location fast and seamlessly with this modern Windows Phone 8 app

Sam Sabri 54

Windows Phone is a platform where you can do a lot out of the box without needing a lot of apps. Compared to iOS and Android it could be argued the basic experience is better in many aspects. It’s jam packed with features and you don’t need to open the Store to get apps to do get things done. Sometimes a built in feature is good, but can easily be improved. I’m Here is an app that helps...

Cloud-focused GPS chip by Microsoft Research slashes smartphone battery consumption

Cloud-focused GPS chip by Microsoft Research slashes smartphone battery consumption

Rich Edmonds 49

Anyone who makes use of GPS functionality on a smartphone understands the impact such connectivity has on the limited battery supply that's packed inside the device. Unfortunately, we're not quite at the stage where 10,000mAh batteries are utilised, so Microsoft Research has been working on a cloud-powered GPS chip that will reportedly slash battery consumption on smartphones. As well...

Amazing Weather v3.0 with new themes is now available for download on Windows Phone

Amazing Weather v3.0 with new themes is now available for download on Windows Phone

Daniel Rubino 31

In the race for the coolest weather app for Windows Phone, you're the winner. Which is why we love to bring the news of app updates in this area for Windows Phone, since so many of you have your favorites and lets be honest, everyone needs a weather app. We reported earlier that Amazing Weather (review) was going to get some major new themes in version 3.0 and sure enough, that update...