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Effectual update to include auto-suggest and spell checking, with more features on the way

Effectual update to include auto-suggest and spell checking, with more features on the way

We've been provided a heads up that Effectual for Windows Phone will be updated in the next handful of days. This upcoming release will add auto-suggest and spellchecking functionality, which is something we picked up in our previous coverage. What's more is the team has other features on its list for future versions. Here's a quick snippet of the response a reader of ours received...

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Apply even more cool effects to images with the new Nightshot filter in Nokia's #2InstaWithLove

Apply even more cool effects to images with the new Nightshot filter in Nokia's #2InstaWithLove

Nokia has updated its protest app, #2InstaWithLove with yet another filter. As the name suggests, the company is shouting out to Instagram, who still have not released an official app with all the bells and whistles for Windows Phone. The new filter is Nightshot, which (again, as the name suggests) is an effect that makes a photo look like it was taken in low light conditions. Of...

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Microsoft to bring the start button back in Windows 8.1, but not as we know it Jim

Microsoft to bring the start button back in Windows 8.1, but not as we know it Jim

Microsoft is set to reintroduce the famous Windows start button in Windows 8, according to sources familiar with company plans. A report over on The Verge points at Windows 8.1 (aka "Blue") as to when consumers will be able to see a start button in desktop mode without utilising third-party software. The only downside is it's noted the button will simply take the user back to the start...

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Rumor: Microsoft looking to add more tiles to Windows Phone for even larger displays

Rumor: Microsoft looking to add more tiles to Windows Phone for even larger displays

We've already covered rumours of Microsoft looking to add 1080p support for Windows Phone later this year with the GDR3 update (this is all before the anticipated "Blue" update), but now the company may well be addressing the larger real estate issue that will occur with Live Tiles. Should you own a Samsung ATIV S, the three columns of tiles can appear to be rather limited at times, but...

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