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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?

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...

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

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

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...

Rich Edmonds 56
Counters for Windows Phone 8: a Modern solution for a simple problem, from the developer of Fuse

Counters for Windows Phone 8: a Modern solution for a simple problem, from the developer of Fuse

Windows Phone developer extraordinaire Rudy Huyn, the mastermind behind TVShow, Fuse, Wikipedia, and soon Vine (unofficial) has a new app out that has blown us away with its design. Counters is one of the simplest Windows Phone 8 apps we've seen and if even if you don't have a need for it, you'll want to gaze over it's UX. It's designed to help you keep count of things such as days...

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Windows Phone UK explains history of Tiles and shows off what James Corden has pinned

Windows Phone UK explains history of Tiles and shows off what James Corden has pinned

Windows Phone UK has uploaded a number of new videos on its YouTube account. The first being a history on how tiles have evolved, from roof tiles to the tiles in the bathroom that have no choice but put up with awful shower karaoke. Of course, Windows Phone owners know Live Tiles as a useful way to provide information to the smartphone user without requiring to fire up any apps.  It's...

Rich Edmonds 19