Magnify BETA for Windows Phone gets a massive update

Mar 25th 2014 at 3:19pm by Joe Fedewa

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 takes a big step toward allowing their services on Windows Phone

Mar 25th 2014 at 12:10pm by Joe Fedewa

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 to enable developer replies in the Windows Phone Store

Mar 25th 2014 at 11:11am by Joe Fedewa

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.

Samsung ATIV SE coming to Verizon in mid-April

Mar 24th 2014 at 7:18pm by Joe Fedewa

As the launch of Windows Phone 8.1 draws near we are starting to hear more about the hardware that will run it. Nokia, of course, has been a major point of interest in this conversation, but other OEMs have been mentioned.

Nokia’s version of Windows Phone 8.1 will be called “Blue”

Mar 24th 2014 at 6:58pm by Joe Fedewa

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.

Trade in your Windows XP device and get $100 towards a new PC

Mar 24th 2014 at 6:31pm by Joe Fedewa

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.

eHarmony smoothly arrives in the Windows Phone Store

Mar 24th 2014 at 5:07pm by Joe Fedewa

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.

YouTube app ‘Toib’ now available for all Windows Phone users

Mar 24th 2014 at 1:32pm by Joe Fedewa

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.

Microsoft finally begins improving Windows Phone Store search

Mar 24th 2014 at 11:58am by Joe Fedewa

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 will finalize buyout in April

Mar 24th 2014 at 11:11am by Joe Fedewa

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.