We’ve mentioned an beautiful app called “FlipMag BETA” in the past. Since then it has had its name changed to “Magnify BETA” and was featured in our Top 5 News Apps for Windows Phone. Today the app received a very hefty update with over 20 new features.
Google is taking a big step toward allowed their services to be used on Windows Phone devices. They have released an API library for.NET. This new library will let developers who use Microsoft’s .NET framework to integrate their apps with Google services.
Microsoft has been doing a lot to the Windows Phone Store in preparation of Windows Phone 8.1. Last week they started listing all Windows Phone 8 apps as compatible with WP8.1. Yesterday they finally gave the search algorithm some much-needed love to improve results. Now it looks like they are ready to allow developers to respond directly to reviews.
We’ve been talking a lot about Windows Phone 8.1 the last few months, but one thing we haven’t heard about is Nokia’s version. Nokia always has a special version of ever Windows Phone update for their own Lumia devices.
The end of days for Windows XP is quickly approaching. Microsoft will be ending support for XP at the end of April. In order to prepare everyone for that time Microsoft is doing several things to get XP users ready.
Love is in the air. The official eHarmony app for Windows Phone is now available to download. This popular match-making site was one of the original online dating places. It has now grown to become much more than just a dating site. The first release of their Windows Phone app looks very solid.
The official YouTube app for Windows Phone isn’t coming any time soon, but that doesn’t mean you should be without your favorite web videos. There are a few solid options available for accessing YouTube. The newest one is called “Toib,” and it’s from the developer that brought us Phonly.
Searching for apps in the Windows Phone Store has been notoriously bad. It has been a real pain to find official apps a midst the dozens of clones, or trying to find a lesser-known app by typing in the exact name.
Microsoft and Nokia have announced that their $7.2 billion deal will not be finalized this month, as previously announced. They now expect to put the finishing touches on the deal next month. When the deal is complete Microsoft will own Nokia’s devices and services division, allowing them to make Lumia devices in-house.