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[UPDATE] Those of us with a strong movie and T.V. addiction will find solace in the newest addition to hit the Microsoft App Marketplace. Today, HuluPlus has arrived for Windows Phone 8 devices. The new app will be available for those with a paid subscription to the online service. Those...

Hulu Plus coming to ...

Hulu Plus is one of those apps that is a necessity on any phone platform and so you could understand the outcry by Windows Phone users. One such user took it to himself to persuade Hulu into making said app. Reddit user Link 9454 sent Hulu his argument and got a response from the...

Facebook Home might ...

Facebook Home is the hotly anticipated Facebook launcher for Android handsets. On Thursday April 4th Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg revealed the new Facebook experience which basically turns your phone into a “Facebook Phone”. The launcher puts all of Facebook’s functions front...

Rewards for Windows ...

With Windows Phone 8 becoming available to the masses this past Friday, it should be no surprise that Bing Rewards is now offering rewards for those who are upgrading to the new handsets. What are the available rewards? The rewards are prepaid cards for apps and games on the Windows Phone 8...

Photosynth for Windo...

Photosynth, created by Microsoft, was nowhere to be found in the marketplace when and after the Windows Phones launched. Microsoft took a lot of heat for that especially because it was available on iOS for such a long time. Finally Windows Phone users can create amazing, professional looking...

Amazon Instant Video now on Xbox May29

Amazon Instant Video...

If you haven’t noticed by now looking at the Xbox apps section a fresh new app has arrived. Yes Amazon Instant Video is now available for you Prime Subscribers. If you do not know what Amazon Prime is here is a short rundown. Amazon Prime allows you to Stream unlimited movies and TV...

Draw Something Comes...

The Windows Phone marketplace has just received an app similar to Draw Something. Although some of you might be excited to see this app on the marketplace, keep in mind this app has just released and is not as nearly polished as other apps. A quick look at the reviews might turn you away, but...

Translator a Must Ha...

If you haven’t used Bing translator or Microsoft Translator which are one and the same whe you search for it on the Bing search engine then here is your chance to use it on your Windows Phone. Note this app is not the built in Bing Vision! Microsoft Research and Bing have made some...

Skype for Windows Ph...

Skype has been under beta for a couple of months now and it seems as though we might finally see it officially launch on the marketplace. Skype Germany has released a tweet of plans of the Skype app going “Gold” mid April. A quick conversion using Bing translator results in the...

Zunited Podcast 136 ...

This week on the Zunited podcast Anna and Josh conclude that we long-time Zunited’ers are indeed Microsoft hipsters. We discuss the awesome buzz surrounding Windows Phone these past few weeks including the exciting launch of the Nokia Lumia 900. App spotlight this week is the beautiful...

Chrync Syncs Chrome ...

Have you been searching for a way to keep your Chrome bookmarks in sync with your Windows Phone? Look no further, Chrync has you covered. Chrync stores your bookmarks and history from Chrome for easy and quick access on your phone. All that you need to do is sign in to Chrome on your computer...

Draw Something on Wi...

Just a few days ago it was announced that Angry Birds Space was going to come to Windows Phone. Rovio creators of Angry Birds are somewhat supportive towards the Windows Phone platform, other app developers usually have one question in order to get their app on board. The question would be,...

Entertainment Apps Dominate the Xbox 360 Mar27

Entertainment Apps D...

Today HBO Go,MLB.TV, and Comcast Xfinity landed on the Xbox 360 (HBO Go not available for Time Warner and Xfinity users). Entertainment apps like these were shown off at E3 last year by Microsoft. Many fans felt betrayed that the Xbox was a gaming platform and that these apps had no use to...

Windows Phone Screen...

I thought it would be interesting for people to compare what their tile screens look like because everyone does it differently. First tell everyone your theme. Second, lay out your screen like this: App Name – App Name. If you have a double wide you should say something like...

Now You Can Request ...

By now we are all familiar with Suggestion Box by Microsoft which lets us vote on what features we want to see available in future Windows Phone updates. The problem comes when we want specific apps for specific services. It really isn’t Microsoft’s job or place to make an app for every...

Skype on Windows Pho...

Skype and Microsoft have begun beta testing on a stand-alone Skype app for Windows Phone. Many sources have verified that Microsoft and Skype employees have been able to download a beta version of Skype for their Windows Phones. This stand-alone app is just a precursor to the full integration...

Xbox 360 remote app ...

A new Windows Phone app is in the works and if you own an Xbox it may be worth your interest. It’s a companion app that allows you to control your Xbox Live media content and help navigate you through the dashboard much like a remote would do. The app was revealed through Ben...

Zune HD team tells a...

Get ready for more “Zune is dead” headlines (never mind that Microsoft recently made changes to the Zune Pass — ahem, Zune Music Pass). More sensibly, the blogosphere might cry out that the Zune HD itself is dead. Microsoft sent out a mass email to all of the users in its Zune...

What does Dave McLauchlan’s departure mean for the future of Zune HD apps? Sep12

What does Dave McLau...

News broke late Tuesday that Microsoft’s Zune HD Senior Business Development Manager, Dave McLauchlan, would be leaving the company — which he did, this past Friday, to begin on a new startup called Buddy. McLauchlan, most commonly known online as DaveMac or DaveMacMS, was an integral...

Two 3rd party Window...

We’ve all seen applications run on the new Windows 8 Metro UI look back when Microsoft unveiled the new operating system. But those Windows 8 apps were built by Microsoft specifically to show them off. Now, a couple of new app portfolios discovered by ZDNet, created by third party...

Job posting hints at...

Rumor has it that Microsoft is gearing up to release an official SkyDrive application for their Windows Phone platform. Now, a new job posting hints that the SkyDrive clients and applications will become multi-platform. The filing, first spotted by LiveSide, is looking for a software engineer...

Microsoft takes on G...

Microsoft, via Bing, announced yesterday that it has decided to get in the location services game with a new application for Windows Phone, titled We’re In. The applications allows you to share your location with friends and family. “We’re In makes organizing get-togethers,...

Incorrect date issue...

Zunited was one of the first to report of the new applications and updates to existing applications for the Zune HD just a couple of days ago. Among them was a long awaited calendar application, simply named Calendar, but it seems at least one user is having trouble displaying the correct...

Google+ for Windows ...

Kevin Marshall, a developer for Clarity Consulting which was in charge of the official Facebook for Windows Phone app, tweeted out a screenshot of the imminent Google+ for Windows Phone application. Source: WMPowerUser Want to help us out?MoreShare on...

Windows Phone App Showcase: Marathon
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Jul22

Windows Phone App Sh...

Everyone needs exercise. Some need it more than others, and as the CDC states, the trend in America is one of horizontal expansion. We are ballooning beyond a healthy, physical state. Sure, sometimes it’s hard to go out and exercise, but with a little motivation people can make changes...