Nokia X2 Launched by...

Exactly four months after the unveiling of Nokia’s first family of Android phones, Microsoft Mobile launches the successor to the Nokia X, dubbed the X2. While the first batch of X phones were simply Nokia’s chance to test the waters, this time around they made much needed hardware...

Disney’s Castle of i...

Disney’s recent release brings hope to more amazing games to come, I originally found this game while browsing the Windows Phone Store, and have heard generally favorable mentions about this game on other platforms. So this isn’t anything new for people on IOS, but for Windows Phone...

Conversations LIVE: ...

Since the announcement last September that Microsoft would be purchasing Nokia’s mobile phone division, there have been many questions swirling around as to what this will mean for the future of both companies. Earlier today, Nokia Conversations hosted a Q&A session with...

Lumia 520 is the mos...

According to AdDuplex, the largest cross-promotion network for Windows Phone apps, Windows Phone popularity has shifted quite dramatically over the last month. Data collected from 836 Windows Phone apps running the AdDuplex SDK v.2. show that just last month the Lumina 520 was the fifth most...

Zune Shows Up In iOS...

There has been much talk lately about Apple’s new “flat” – read: Metro-ripoff – design and how it borrows from Microsoft’s design school of minimalism. Well, after some quick examination it seems as if Apple was more inspired by Zune than they may have let...

The Wall of 25 Apps

[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...

Microsoft Favors iOS...

Windows Phone users have had to deal with plenty of apps and games arriving late on the platform so you could understand the awesome feeling we get when we see popular apps arrive on the marketplace(Instagram will come to WP soon!). But when it’s a Microsoft first party studio playing...

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...

Window Phone 8 will ...

The Verge has learned through close sources of the matter that Windows Phone 8 will support 1080p resolutions. The update will come later this year for new devices with 5 inch, or higher devices. Windows Phone 8 currently supports 720p resolutions WVGA, and WXGA. The title to the update is...

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...

Call of Duty Elite n...

  Activision, the publisher for the popular franchise Call of Duty, has released a companion app for the console series. Like the Halo 4 Smartglass application, the Call of Duty Elite app holds player multiplayer statistics and other neat in game info. For Black Ops 2 fans this is a must...

Nokia Lumia 920 on F...

If you haven’t been paying attention, there has been a considerable amount of talk about Nokia’s Lumia 920 camera. In fact, Gizmodo gave it the top spot in a comparison against other flagship smartphones cameras, including the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III. Now that the phone has...

Skulls of the Shogun...

Today, 17-Bit Studios revealed new pricing on their recent strategy game Skulls of the Shogun. The new pricing will affect the Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 stores. The new pricing will be 800 Microsoft Points for the Xbox Live version, and $6.99 for the Windows 8 and Windows Surface...

Tweaking the New Twi...

Last week, a new update for Twitter was released for the masses on Windows Phone. For many, the new look and functionality of the update cleared up many of the complaints of the official app. It’s a clean interface with much needed improvements in presentation and performance. The new...

Why HTC Needs To Pus...

Earlier this week, HTC unveiled its gambit, the HTC One. It’s a showstopper cooked up by HTC’s technicians, designers and software programmers. Ultrapixels, 1080p screens with 468 ppi, Sense 5, dual stereo speakers with dedicated amplifiers, all crammed in a svelte aluminum casing...

Charging Ahead: Read...

    With MWC 2013 (Mobile World Congress) just around the corner starting February 25th – 28th, I find myself patiently waiting for the exciting news about the mobile industry, all sorts of good stuff to be announced I’m sure! I really hope to see lots of great new...

Windows Phone grows ...

Euroset, the go to store for mobile phones and other electronic devices in Russia, has just released some numbers revealing that Windows Phone has once again retained the title of fastest growing OS year over year. Windows Phone OS has grown 313% in terms of shipments, 274% in terms of...

What’s in your...

I’ll be the first to admit that my experience with the Apple or Android ecosystems is limited as a whole with just some basic time spent with any of their devices individually. This is by choice. I have assisted people with their devices on a number of occasions and made recommendations...

Zune classic Audiosu...

Zune veterans might have some pleasant memories when hearing of the name Audiosurf, it was one of the few games we actually received! Fans of the game will be happy to know that the creator of the game has just announced a sequel to the music/rhythm game with Tron like graphics. The new game...

Microsoft at CES 201...

  Hey Everyone, I’m Darren. Microsoft @ CES 2013 -One Post- Let’s Go. Surface RT gets jail broken and Microsoft seemingly couldn’t be happier. To remind the world they are completely irrelevant, Sprint announced that Windows Phone 8 is finally worth of their...

Things I Wish For in...

2012 shaped up to be full of new beginnings, tidings and events for Microsoft and its respective partners. Redmond finally unveiled Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and some cool Xbox additions. A new dawn of powerful Windows Phone hardware from its two most dedicated partners, HTC and Nokia; and a...

Windows Phone is now...

Microsoft’s Uphill Battle It has been a long time coming but Windows Phone has now become the third most popular platform. Forbes reports that Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has surpassed Rim and is now seeing sells of 2.7% of all purchases in the United States, a sign...

Gnomio First Smart W...

Smart watches seem to be the trend lately and the latest entries of these devices is Windows Phone friendly. Meet Gnomio, a smart watch that notifies you through Bluetooth connectivity when you receive calls, emails and messages. Gnomio come in two different models, Gnomio Fresh which is the...

App Showcase: Fontli Dec04

App Showcase: Fontli

  An indistinguishable trait of Microsoft’s powerful, stylistic OS is its strong use of typography. Intertwined between accent colors, boxes and carefully laid gutters, the use of typography to guide users could be considered an art form in and of itself. Negative space is en mass....

Update: HTC Titan II...

[Update: Well all that excitement was for naught. Microsoft has indeed contacted WPCentral.com and admitted an erroneous typo was present on the survey and in no way is HTC creating a third iteration of the Titan series. File that under bummer.] If you happen to be a Xbox Live Rewards member,...