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Official Roku App, now available for Windows 8 & Windows Phone 8

A new app from a top-notch video service is now added to the Windows Store. Roku owners will now be able to download the free remote control on their Windows Phones and other touchscreen Windows devices. The official Roku app […]

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Fresh Paint for Windows Phone 8 released

For all you creative painters, it’s time to extend your imagination to your mobile device as Microsoft launches Fresh Paint for Windows Phone 8 too. Born on Windows 8, the popular digital painting application is now available on Windows Phone […]

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Facebook 5.0 for Windows Phone 8 is live

Calling it as a major update for its Windows Phone 8 applications, Microsoft announced Facebook 5.0 for Windows Phone 8.Crediting its Facebook Beta Program, launched a few months ago, Microsoft said that the new version is the first big dividend […]

Windows Phone 8 Twitter app gets Microsoft Translator support

Microsoft announced an exciting new feature update to its Twitter app for Windows Phone 8 – instant translation of Tweets in a different language than the one you understand. The technology is based upon Microsoft Research’s key advancements in machine […]

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Temple Run Brave is now ‘running’ on Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 loves to surprise its users by adding new features, application and games. This time Windows Phone 8 has brought Temple Run: Brave, the latest sequel of the famous video game, Temple Run. Temple run Brave is the game […]

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Adobe Reader app for Windows Phone 8 is now available for free

A small but an important update for Windows Phone 8 users. Microsoft announced that the official Adobe Reader app for Windows Phone 8, allowing its users to open and read a wide variety of PDF documents. The application was a much […]

Microsoft withdraws YouTube app for Windows Phone 8

Acknowledging Google’s demand to shutdown the YouTube app from WP8, Microsoft has removed the app from the Store. Microsoft’s Windows Phone customers might not be able to use the YouTube app currently as it has been withdrawn by the software giant. […]

Microsoft applies for a Voice-Controlled Camera Patent for Windows Phones

‘Seeds that we sow today, someday grow into harboring trees laden with rich fruits’. True! The software giant, Microsoft earlier in 2011 had filed a patent application related to camera operation on a smartphone. The US Patent & Trademark Office in a […]

Google demands shutdown of YouTube app for WP8; Microsoft responds

It seems that Microsoft and Google are destined to always be at loggerheads. At Google I/O, it was known that Google demanded Microsoft to take down its newly launched refreshed YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 because it violates Google’s […]

Windows Phone official YouTube app updated to v3

The official YouTube app for Windows Phone has got a new major update Published by none other than Microsoft, this update provides much more features than the original, mobile site loading app. Previously, it was known that Microsoft was ready […]

Microsoft releases Facebook Beta, a new Facebook app for Windows Phone

Facebook Beta is a new Facebook app for Windows Phone that has arrived in the Windows Phone Store. Published by Microsoft, the new Facebook Beta app features a redesigned Facebook experience for Windows Phone 8 users. Keeping lock screen wallpaper […]

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LinkedIn app for Windows Phone 1.5 receives a major update

LinkedIn app for Windows Phone received a major update, including Live Tile support, lock screen support, speech, and more. The Windows Phone blog post reported its arrival on Tuesday. What’s new in version LinkedIn app 1.5 Three Tile sizes push […]

Temple Run is now available for Windows Phone 8 … FREE!

As promised earlier during the Windows Phone 8 launch, Microsoft yesterday announced the launch of premier games on its Windows Phone platform like Temple Run, Gravity Guy 2, etc. With the Game Developers Conference happening through this week in San […]

Windows Phone Manager hints at fixes for Other Storage & Live Tiles

Recently, Joe Belfiore, the Manager of the Windows Phone Program at Microsoft, responded to a couple of tweets that hinted on fixes coming to both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8. Windows Phone 8 currently has an irritating issue where […]

i-mate to launch Intelegent, a new 4.7 inch, Windows 8 Pro phone

i-mate’s work to produce a Windows 8 Phone (not Windows Phone 8) is in progress. We have learned that the company is planning to introduce a 4.7″ device running Windows 8 Pro at Mobile World Congress 2013. i-mate, which of […]

The Windows Phone Photo Challenge is back with new theme – Love

The Windows Phone Photo Challenge is back for the month of February with a new theme: LOVE (no surprise). Keeping in mind the lovey-dovey atmosphere around Valentine’s Day, this month’s theme revolves around capturing a photo through your Windows Phone […]

Huawei Launches Economy Windows Phone 8 Device – Ascend W1

After launching Android Jelly Bean operated Ascend D2, Chinese maker Huawei has now entered the Windows 8 family with its first Windows Phone 8 device, the Ascend W1 at CES 2013. Huawei has launched this Smartphone in three colors, White, Blue […]

Qualcomm CEO shows genuine faith in Windows Phone System

Microsoft made an announcement last year that it would no longer hold a major presence at CES but the statement was erased off soon after Steve Ballmer showed off new Windows 8-powered computers relying on Qualcomm processors, like the Samsung Ativ and […]

Windows Phone users lose access to Google Maps

On Friday, some users reported that Google Maps were not working anymore on the Windows Phone platform. That raised a rumor that Google was blocking Windows Phone users from accessing Google Maps. This rumor is not true. The reason why […]

HTC 8S Windows Phone 8 device now available in India

After the worldwide launch of Windows Phone 8, manufacturers are busy lining up their latest devices for sale in various countries. Termed as its most affordable Windows Phone 8 device, HTC 8S is now available for sale in India through […]

WhatsApp Messenger – Now available for Windows Phone 8

WhatsApp Messenger, the very popular  smartphone messenger is now available for Windows Phone 8. WhatsApp is already available for Windows Phone 7, Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and Nokia phones, but the new version now supports Windows Phone 8. WhatsApp Messenger is […]

First Windows Phone 8 device, Nokia Lumia 920T arrives in China

Nokia today launched its biggest smartphone, Lumia 920T in China with China Mobile. Lumia 920T is the first TD-SCDMA Windows Phone, and the first Windows Phone 8 device in China. Announcing the launch, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said: “We are delighted to partner […]

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New Windows Phone 8 Ads Feature Jessica Alba & Gwen Stefani

Microsoft is trying hard to make Windows Phone 8 popular throughout the world and has roped in big stars to endorse it. Four new TV ads have recently been released by the company. The new ads released a few days […]

Windows Phone 8 adopters complain about random reboots & poor battery life

Barely a month has passed since the launch of Windows Phone 8 OS and early adopters have already started complaining about ‘random reboot’ issues and poor battery performance of the devices running the new OS. They have started rushing to support […]