Owners of Windows Phone devices can check out a new version of the Windows Phone Recovery Tool, which allows them to reset their phone back to a previous version if needed by connecting it to a Windows PC. The new version number is 2.1.2 and is a mandatory update for the app.
Microsoft is dropping support and updates for a number of Lumia camera-related apps on Windows Phone 8.1 devices in preparation for the consolidated Windows 10 Camera and Photo apps.
The official Dropbox app has been updated in the Windows Phone Store. Version 2.3 includes a number of user interface tweaks, better performance and a new text viewer. Find the full change log below. Change Log: Gallery: Images are grouped by date Recents: incremental data loading to see more events Text viewer: text can be selected Improve […]
Dropbox for Windows Phone 8.1 has picked up a pretty solid new update, bringing the app to version 2.3 with some tweaks to the interface and more. In this latest update, text selection has made its way to the text viewer and images in the gallery are now grouped by date.
Twitch.tv is a popular streaming service that caters to a wide range of gaming aficionados. 8Stream is an attractive Windows Phone app that is an unofficial client for Twitch.tv and today's AdDuplex HERO App. Just in case you are just tuning into Windows Central, throughout the month we will be highlighting AdDuplex HERO Apps. Show More Summary
Microsoft is also said to be working on a Windows Phone version of the Skype 6.0 which will be out soon. The new 6.0 version of Skype for iPhone is available in the Apple iTunes store, as is Skype 6.0 for iPad. The updates are detailed in a new post on the Skype Garage &
Microsoft has updated the super-essential Windows Phone Recovery Tool to version 2.1.2. The desktop app, which will rescue just about any Lumia which has locked up, has added support for more languages and has added small usability improvements and bug fixes. The tool can be found at Microsoft here.
Microsoft is making some cuts in its library of Windows Phone apps. It has removed a number of them immediately from the Windows Phone Store, including Lumia Storyteller, Lumia Beamer, Photobeamer, Lumia Refocus, Lumia Panorama and Video Uploader. Show More Summary
The official Twitter app for Windows Phone has received its first update in over a month. However, this once again appears to be a minor revision, with the change log showing that this is for "various bug fixes"
The official Twitter app for Windows Phone has seen a rare update to version 126.96.36.199. The changelog for the app only mentions “various bug fixes”, but it seems the main reason for the update was to remove the 140 character limit in Direct Messaging, which means even Windows Phone users can now send messages of up […]
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While the official Instagram app for Windows Phone might have been recently updated, the client of choice for users of the platform remains Rudy Huyn's 6tag. The app has been updated to version 5.7, which adds a beta of Instagram's recently launched improvements for its Direct messaging feature.
It was February 2010, Apple was continuing its dominance of the mobile market, Android was beginning to take off and Microsoft had no horse in the smartphone race. Technically that’s not quite right, Microsoft had two horses, Windows Mobile and the Kin. However, WM had not seen an update in a while and had an […]
There is a boat load of bubble burst styled games in the Windows Phone Store and Mars Pop may be the only one offering online, head to head gaming battles. You compete against other Mars Pop players to see who can survive the game the longest. Show More Summary
Even before the release of the next Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, the Sphero BB-8 toy is predicted to be the hottest toy this holiday season. The robot, made by Sphero and which is going on sale today, is controlled by your smartphone. Sphero already have a Windows Phone app, but unfortunately the BB-8 […]
Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week’s highlights. More »
The upgrade was packed with both old and new features that merely made the app looked like a Windows Phone iteration. Microsoft’s Skype is the fifth most popular iOS app followed by WhatsApp (Facebook again), Find My iPhone, Google Maps, Twitter and iTunes U, in that order. Another reminder if you needed it that outside
Today’s best deals include ICONIKA on Android, Goat Simulator on iOS and Lexis Audio Editor on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »
Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone has been updated to version 188.8.131.52. The new store makes seeing changelogs somewhat difficult, but the new update appears to add a significant new feature – the ability to complete the sending of a message in the background even if you left the app before the message could be sent. […]
The latest Comscore market share numbers are out for the 3 months ending July 2015, and thankfully the precipitous drops from earlier months appear to have somewhat abated. While the 2.9% ownership share is down 0.1% from April 2015, is is the same amount as the June 2015, suggesting the worst may be over for […]