Mint Arrives on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Users looking for an app to quickly manage their entire financial outlook have a new cause for celebration. Starting today, users can download Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 versions of Mint, the popular personal account app and service. Mint announced two new free applications for Microsoft users this morning. Together, Mint for Windows Phone […]

Nokia Lumia 929 Sold Ahead of Release

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Nokia hasn’t shared a single detail about the Lumia 929, however that hasn’t stopped one enterprising user from actually purchasing the handset in Mexico. News of the early handset sale surfaced this morning after the user who made the successful purchase sent pictures of the device and its software to Phone Arena. These pictures don’t […]

Xbox Music Celebrates Cyber Monday with Marshall Mathers LP2 Giveaway

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Microsoft’s Xbox Music isn’t just celebrating the busiest online shopping day of the year with a few deals. It’s also giving away digital copies of The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem’s latest studio album, free to all users. Microsoft’s Xbox Music announced the deal earlier today, saying that it wanted to “show appreciation” for its users […]

File Manager and More for Windows Phone Leaked by Feedback Site

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Windows Phone users could be in for a file manager and new app storage settings if comments made by a Microsoft employee on the company’s UserVoice website are true. Rumors of a file manager finally making into Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system surfaced after Mobile Guru, an Administrator for the product’s UserVoice website and, presumably, […]

Nokia Beefs Up Low-End With Lumia 525

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Nokia’s newly announced Lumia 525 should be just enough of an upgrade to keep the company’s fortune in low-end smartphones on the right track. Announced today, the Lumia 525 is essentially the same phone that smartphone buyers looking for an affordable way to get into apps and games would expect from a device following the […]

Windows Phone 8 Gets Updated Kindle App

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Windows Phone users can expect a new update to the platform’s Kindle app that comes complete with all the features they’d expect from an native application for Microsoft’s mobile platform. So what can users expect from the update? For starters, Kindle for Windows Phone 8 now supports fast app resume in Windows Phone. This means […]

Windows, Windows RT and Windows Phone Merging? Microsoft Says Yes

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The days of users having to know the differences between Microsoft’s three different consumer-oriented operating systems could soon be a thing of the past, according to comments made by Microsoft’s own Devices and Studios chief. Julie Larson-Green, Vice President of Devices and Studios for Microsoft, hinted at the company’s future plans for Windows on stage at […]

GTA: San Andreas Coming to iOS with Physical Controller Support

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It seems GTA V won’t be the only Rockstar Game that convinces users to take on a new life as a criminal. The Grand Theft Auto developer has announced that it will rerelease Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas as a mobile game for the iPhone, iPad and devices running Android and Windows Phone. While a […]

Best-Selling Disney Games Free for Windows Phone Users

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Disney’s efforts in mobile gaming aren’t as well received as its cartoons, television channels and merchandising, however that could change in the near future. Disney is giving a way nearly all its entire portfolio of games to users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone as part of a new promotion. Though Microsoft announced the giveaway on its […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Buyers Seeing Delays at Microsoft and AT&T Stores

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Users who were waiting for their pre-ordered Nokia Lumia 1520 to arrive received some pretty upsetting news last night. They’ll have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Nokia’s first phablet-sized Windows Phone. Reports of delays first surfaced last night after WPCentral reported that members of its community had received notices from […]

Get the Nokia Lumia 520 for Just $59.99

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Users looking for a decent smartphone without an exorbitant price or two-year service agreement might want to get their wallets ready for next week. Tiger Direct will mark down the cost of the Lumia 520, Nokia’s low-end smartphone running Windows Phone 8, to an astonishing $59.99. That’s on top of steep discounts for other high-end […]

Microsoft Looks to End the App Gap by the end of 2014

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There are long bets and there are long bets. You have to give Microsoft some credit for being stubborn when it comes to the big steps it took when it decided to change up the faces of Windows, beginning with Windows Phone and extending that to its desktop and mobile efforts. Microsoft has taken a […]

Nokia Music Transforms into Nokia MixRadio

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Nokia Windows Phone users don’t have to wait for Nokia’s New York launch event to get their hands on a refreshed and rebranded subscription music service from Nokia. The new Nokia Music, now Nokia MixRadio, debuted in the Windows Phone Store early this morning. Just like the native Xbox Music client that comes installed on […]

Instagram & Waze Arrive on Windows Phone

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The holidays may have come early for Windows Phone users today. After months of pining for an official application to access the Instagram photo sharing service, the app has finally arrived paired with an official Windows Phone version of Waze. To be fair, Microsoft and Nokia had already made it clear that they were working […]

Google Search for Windows Phone Gets Voice Search and More

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Google and Windows Phone don’t have what we’d call a great relationship. From issues with a YouTube app and temporarily blocking Google Maps, the situation could use some improving, and today that’s exactly what is happening. This week Google finally updated its Search app for Windows Phone, and with it came a few much requested […]

Xbox One SmartGlass Now Available in the Windows Phone Store [Updated]

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Users with an Xbox One on its way to their door step don’t have to wait until it arrives to download Microsoft’s companion app for the next-generation entertainment console. That’s because users can download the updated SmartGlass app for the Xbox One beginning today. That is, they can download the application if they are a […]

Nokia Shareholders Approve Microsoft’s Devices & Services Deal

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Nokia Devices and Services, the part of the Finnish giant that is responsible for the outfit’s smartphone and feature phone handsets, will become a part of Microsoft early next year if shareholders get their way. The Financial Times is reporting that Nokia shareholders approved the $7.2 billion dollar sale of Nokia’s Devices and Services division […]

Microsoft Flexes Integration Muscles with Office Remote for Windows Phone

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Windows Phone doesn’t support built-in protocols for controlling presentations over Bluetooth, but the new Office Remote app may make that deficiency a thing of the past. Starting today, users can control their Office Apps with just their Windows Phone device. Microsoft announced the new application today. To be clear, Office Remote isn’t just a simple […]

AT&T: Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet for $199, Plus Free Windows Phone

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Buyers of the  Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia’s first ever tablet running Windows RT, won’t just get the device itself for $199.99. AT&T is also pairing the tablet with a user’s choice of a Nokia Lumia smartphone. AT&T announced availability and pricing for the tablet in a press release this morning. On November 22nd users can pick […]

Microsoft announces Facebook Login for Windows Phone and Windows

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Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Phone are showing a bit of progress when it comes to device sales. That being said, a lack of high-quality applications and useful third-party tools following into both of the operating system’s stores remains one of the few valid criticisms about both operating systems. It seems Microsoft is hoping that bringing […]