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TED attendees are taken on a journey of the cosmos; WorldWide Telescope and Oculus Rift power the experience

TED attendees are taken on a journey of the cosmos; WorldWide Telescope and Oculus Rift power the experience

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope computing software was released in February of 2008 by the company’s Research division to display astronomical sky maps. Imagery from the software is provided by the Hubble Space Telescope along with a collection of earth-bound telescopes. The idea for the software, which was originally presented at a TED Conference, is now returning to its roots as a...

Michael Archambault 10
Space Weather receives massive update; celebrates by going on sale for you to gaze at cool science stuff

Space Weather receives massive update; celebrates by going on sale for you to gaze at cool science stuff

Space Weather. Name rings a bell, right? It should as the Windows Phone app has been with us since 2011, back when Windows Phone 7 was all the rage. The developer, Timothy Stewart has got in touch with us to reveal an update that has just been released. Version 3.0 of Space Weather is huge. Not only are we talking about a complete app rewrite, but there are some new additions worth...

Rich Edmonds 20
How to gain back Temporary memory by moving photos out of SkyDrive: fast forward time

How to gain back Temporary memory by moving photos out of SkyDrive: fast forward time

While Windows Phone 8 10327 and higher (aka GDR2) does a great job of fixing the Other storage memory leak, there are still some quirks that are irritating a few users. The main complaint appears to be how Windows Phone handles auto-uploaded images to SkyDrive, or even if you manually mass upload photos and video. In essence, when you upload photos to SkyDrive, they end up either in the...

Daniel Rubino 91
Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

A few weeks ago we mentioned the results of a recent Windows Phone hackathon, where devs get together, dream up and code apps and games within a fixed time period. One of the noteworthy games that came out of that workshop was SpaceShooterz by Cubeslam. A retro arcade space shooter, the game needed some music and some finishing touches before it headed to the Marketplace. Luckily for...

Daniel Rubino 4