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Status Tiles helps you easily manage your Windows Phone connectivity and settings

Status Tiles helps you easily manage your Windows Phone connectivity and settings

Since Windows Phone 7 launched, there have been numerous attempts by developers to create the perfect settings and connectivity shortcut solution, but many have either fallen short and/or ceased development. So which app should you look at if you're wanting such a download? Cue Status Tiles. The app itself has been available since November, but we've somehow missed it and the developer...

Rich Edmonds 56
British Telecom releases Wi-Fi app to help get you connected to hotspots in Windows 8

British Telecom releases Wi-Fi app to help get you connected to hotspots in Windows 8

British Telecom (BT) has released a new Wi-Fi app for Windows 8.1. Should you be a BT broadband customer, you'll be able to take full advantage of free and unlimited Wi-Fi at millions of hotspots throughout the UK. Simply connect and login to a hotspot for your settings to be automatically saved for use across the board. It's good to see an official solution from the company, simply...

Rich Edmonds 16
Keep Alive for maintaining Wi-Fi connections now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

Keep Alive for maintaining Wi-Fi connections now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

From homebrew to err...publicbrew A few days ago we reported on a new homebrew app called Keep Alive from Windows Phone Hacker. The app basically pings a server every once in awhile to maintain a constant Wi-Fi connection. It’s better than having to reconnect to your Wi-Fi connection each time you turn the display back on and has little impact on battery. The app though was homebrew...

Daniel Rubino 91
Keep Alive app for Windows Phone offers a new way to keep your Wi-Fi connected

Keep Alive app for Windows Phone offers a new way to keep your Wi-Fi connected

We’ve covered the whole how-to-keep-your-Wi-Fi-alive issue before on Windows Phone Central. It was first realized that some apps keep the data-connection channel open which then allows your Wi-Fi to stay on when the phone is placed in standby (screen off). Then a bloke over at XDA Forums created an app to mimic that scenario and it worked quite well except for the fact that it appeared...

Daniel Rubino 24