Lock Screen

How to make the coolest Lock screen for your Windows Phone in 4 easy steps

How to make the coolest Lock screen for your Windows Phone in 4 easy steps

Since I’ve already shared with you my favorite wallpaper for Windows Phone 8.1 and some of my apps on my Start screen, I figured I’d finish the week up with something on my Lock screen. Granted, I’ve been known to change this often, depending on which app adds support for that feature. But today I’m back to an oldy but goody: The blurred Start screen. As you can see in the above photo...

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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

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...

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New update v4.2 for the Windows Phone Central app ready to download, includes lock screen wallpaper support

New update v4.2 for the Windows Phone Central app ready to download, includes lock screen wallpaper support

It's time for another update to our official Windows Phone app, and this one brings functionality many of you have requested: lock screen wallpapers. If you're a die-hard fan of the site and just can't get enough Windows Phone news, or even want to bring the news front and center for a week or so, you can enable our app as your wallpaper provider to get the latest headlines on your lock...

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Windows Phone 8 images reveal pinnable credit cards and new lock-screen notifications

Windows Phone 8 images reveal pinnable credit cards and new lock-screen notifications

Pinnable CC's and new notifications Many of the new features of Windows Phone 8 are already known due to the leaked SDK over the summer but exactly how some of it will look is still a bit unclear. Take for example the NFC Wallet app. It’s a safe assumption that it will allow many different options—storage of coupons, deal cards, frequent flier pass and of course your credit cards. It’s...

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Windows Phone 8 allows Lock-screen notifications and wallpaper for 3rd party apps

Windows Phone 8 allows Lock-screen notifications and wallpaper for 3rd party apps

We’ve hinted at this before and the leak of the Windows Phone 8 SDK is validating our claim that “Apollo” will allow richer notification support for 3rd party developers. Developers will now be able to have their app send notifications to the Lock Screen with the content reflecting the app’s Live Tile: “In Windows Phone, the lock screen contained a handful of notifications such as the...

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