Live Tiles

Does the third row of tiles make your Windows Phone 8.1 Start Screen too small?

Does the third row of tiles make your Windows Phone 8.1 Start Screen too small?

George Ponder 564

One of the many features of Windows Phone 8.1 is the ability to add a third row of tiles to your Windows Phone Start Screen. We’ve already gotten used to seeing the third row in action on the larger screened Nokia Lumia 1520 but how is it performing on the smaller screened devices? WPCentral member nexialbinding has started this discussion in the forums asking just that. Nexialbinding...

Status Tiles helps you easily manage your Windows Phone connectivity and settings

Status Tiles helps you easily manage your Windows Phone connectivity and settings

Rich Edmonds 56

Since Windows Phone 7 launched, there have been numerous attempts by developers to create the perfect settings and connectivity shortcut solution, but many have either fallen short and/or ceased development. So which app should you look at if you're wanting such a download? Cue Status Tiles. The app itself has been available since November, but we've somehow missed it and the developer...

Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

Daniel Rubino 177

If you’re like us, you’ve spent a good chunk of the day updating your PCs, tablets and Ultrabooks to the brand spanking new (and spectacular) Windows 8.1 OS. If you did, pat yourself on the back because we have a small, but cool, bonus for you troopers: The Windows Phone Central Live Tile. Sure, it’s not our official RT app, which is still in the works (you can bug Jay about it), but as...

Lock Manager for Windows Phone 8, a nifty way to add more gusto to your Lock Screen

Lock Manager for Windows Phone 8, a nifty way to add more gusto to your Lock Screen

George Ponder 35

If you're looking for a way to snaz up your Windows Phone lock screen, take a look at the Windows Phone 8 app Lock Manager. It is a feature rich option to add everything from the weather to appointments to a slide show of your images to your lock screen. Lock Manager includes four weather themes, Bing daily image support, and live tile support that reflects the information posted to...