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Wireless Power Consortium announces new magnetic, backwards compatible wireless charging system at CES

Wireless Power Consortium announces new magnetic, backwards compatible wireless charging system at CES

Rich Edmonds 54

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), a collaborative effort of more than 180 companies, is the brand behind the Qi wireless charging standard we've enjoyed on Nokia Lumia Windows Phones since the Lumia 920. Today, the consortium announced a new resonant wireless charging system, which will be demonstrated this week at CES. According to a press release published today, the new...

Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

Daniel Rubino 177

If you’re like us, you’ve spent a good chunk of the day updating your PCs, tablets and Ultrabooks to the brand spanking new (and spectacular) Windows 8.1 OS. If you did, pat yourself on the back because we have a small, but cool, bonus for you troopers: The Windows Phone Central Live Tile. Sure, it’s not our official RT app, which is still in the works (you can bug Jay about it), but as...

Contest: Share your awesome Nokia Glance Backgrounds to win WPCentral store gift cards

Contest: Share your awesome Nokia Glance Backgrounds to win WPCentral store gift cards

Rich Edmonds 1

Nokia today unexpectedly released the glance Background beta app, which enables you to add some cool backgrounds to your Nokia Windows Phone when the Glance Screen is activated. As well as showing off how awesome our logo looks when used, we thought it would be a great idea to launch a small contest. Simply show off your Glance Backgrounds and you'll be in with a chance to win some cool...

It's a Sizzlin Summer Sale at WPCentral this weekend - Save 15% on ALL Windows Phone accessories!

It's a Sizzlin Summer Sale at WPCentral this weekend - Save 15% on ALL Windows Phone accessories!

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The weather is HOT and so are the savings this weekend in the WPCentral Store. All weekend long you can save 15% on ALL Windows Phone cases and accessories using coupon code SSS13 at checkout. The sale is valid in all our stores and runs from now until Monday, July 29th, midnight PST.   Be sure to check out our best selling Windows Phone accessories along with what's new and just...

Photo tour: We seek Surface discounts at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Photo tour: We seek Surface discounts at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Paul Acevedo 25

Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 (abbreviated as WPC, not to be confused with Windows Phone Central) is currently going on at the spacious George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The yearly event focuses on Microsoft’s IT and Enterprise business, allowing companies designated as Microsoft Partners to come together for learning, networking, and much more. A few...

Windows Phone Central Independence Day Sale: Save 15% on all Windows Phone accessories!

Windows Phone Central Independence Day Sale: Save 15% on all Windows Phone accessories!

George Ponder 5

Independence Day is July 4th, but we're kicking off the celebration savings a little early and going a little long this year, just to make sure all Windows Phone Central readers have a chance to take advantage of this special offer. Starting now and going until midnight PST on July 7th, customers can save 15% on their Windows Phone Central Accessory Store orders using coupon code 7413...

New WPCentral app update brings bug fixes, speed enhancements and Pocket support

New WPCentral app update brings bug fixes, speed enhancements and Pocket support

Jay Bennett 157

We have another update to our official app to announce today, in the never ending quest to tune up the experience we’re bringing a lot of bug fixes this time around. For Windows Phone 7 users you’ll see an update to your v4.2 of the app, whereas Windows Phone 8 users will see part one of v4.3 (part 2 will be finished next week). So, read on for a breakdown of everything that’s changed...