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Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet mosey on from your TV to Windows Phone 8

Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet mosey on from your TV to Windows Phone 8

Sam Sabri 161

You know what we love? Official apps coming to the Windows Phone Store. Today Discovery Communications released not one, but three apps for you to enjoy. We’ve got three of their biggest properties on Windows Phone – Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet. Details and screenshots after the break. All three apps are nearly identical in function and design that it’s worth grouping the...

Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

Rich Edmonds 15

There have been a number of minor updates pushed through the Windows Phone Store for a selection of apps. We've clocked 10 notifications through the night, which certainly feels like Christmas to any smartphone owner. We'll quickly run through what's new in each app in one swoop, to provide a heads up on what you can expect to see should you own any of the apps affected. So sit back,...

Control your Samsung Smart TV with Unofficial Samsung Remote for Windows Phone

Control your Samsung Smart TV with Unofficial Samsung Remote for Windows Phone

Rich Edmonds 20

Unofficial Samsung Remote is an app that does exactly what the title suggests. The Windows Phone app enables users to control their Samsung Smart TV sets to take advantage of the television's advanced functionality that may not be available with the standard remote. As well as changing channels, adjusting volume levels, navigating around the Smart Hub and inputing data into fields using...

Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

robert brand 87

We wrote yesterday about the things to watch out for with the launch of Windows 8. One of those things was SmartGlass and Microsoft have now revealed more ahead of the launch. They have updated the Windows 8 apps and free streaming is now available for Xbox Music. As part of a broader roll out of better entertainment services, SmartGlass aims to improve the ability to use tablets and...

Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

Rich Edmonds 23

You'll be able to tag TV shows with Shazam soon enough The popular music tagging service Shazam has reached 250 million users and has unleashed the ability to tag TV shows as well. The added functionality will enable users to find out what music is playing, who's acting on-screen, and more. The service is available in app form for Windows Phone, but it's often overshadowed by Microsoft'...