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Pin.it for Windows Phone 8 - the superb Pinterest client you have been waiting for

Pin.it for Windows Phone 8 - the superb Pinterest client you have been waiting for

At times, the slight lack of official first party applications on Windows Phone can be a bit disheartening to some. Many services and products can be named that lack an official app including Sonos, Fitbit, Snapchat, and others, but today we are looking at a third party solution for Pinterest users – known as Pin.it. While searching the Windows Phone Marketplace for “Pinterest” surely...

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Microsoft releases official Socl app for Windows Phone to match their growing community-site

Microsoft releases official Socl app for Windows Phone to match their growing community-site

Developed by Microsoft Research FUSE Labs, Socl — pronounced social — lets you create, collect, and share stuff you love. From rich visual collages to short animated media and memes, Socl gives you a creative outlet through posts that take seconds to create, collect, and share on Socl, as well as other social networks. Microsoft Research has just released the companion app for Socl for...

Abhishek Baxi 94
Prepare your recorded clips as the official Vine client for Windows Phone is coming soon

Prepare your recorded clips as the official Vine client for Windows Phone is coming soon

Nokia today unveiled that an official Vine (www.vine.co) app is well on the way to Windows Phone. If you're not familiar with the service, it's a social network owned by Twitter. You essentially record and share clips that are up to 6 seconds in length. The recordings can be of anything you choose, be it cats, humorous sketches or just random updates.  Just like other absent official...

Rich Edmonds 97
Microsoft loves social - introduces

Microsoft loves social - introduces "Bing Boards" to your search results

Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, might not be ahead of the pack when it comes to market share, but the company is always innovating and trying to deliver the best experience to their end users. On any given day, we are told that Bing runs hundreds of various experiments that range from small search algorithm tweaks to feature optimization. Microsoft usually keeps their test on a down...

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New Instagram competitor Photoplay launches simultaneously on iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8

New Instagram competitor Photoplay launches simultaneously on iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8

It looks like a lot of people are gunning to replicate Instagram’s success. Such is the case with the recently launched Photoplay service (Photoplay.net), which has a website and apps on all three major platforms including iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 (Windows Phone 7.x is coming later too). The app and service of course is free and like Instagram, it combines aspects of mobile...

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Microsoft opens up Socl to more testers. May have potential yet?

Microsoft opens up Socl to more testers. May have potential yet?

We’re mixed on the whole “social internet thing” with Twitter about as far as we’ll go with the phenomenon. But there is little doubt that there is a certain demographic who want to engage with others on just about everything these days. Microsoft’s Socl (www.so.cl) project is a research effort to see what works and what doesn’t. While it’s not “public” yet meaning it’s not an official...

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How to create and use Groups on Windows Phone to better organize your social media

How to create and use Groups on Windows Phone to better organize your social media

Information overload is all too common in our busy, hectic lives these days. One of the central themes through the entire Windows Phone operating system is of deep social integration. From the very start we have had Twitter and Facebook woven into the very fabric of the system. Sometimes though, too much social activity can mean it is hard to see the updates from those that matter most...

robert brand 31