Category: Applications

MixRadio, Display and Network+ updated

MixRadio, Display and Network+ updated

| July 24, 2014 | 3 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Microsoft Mobile has published updates for MixRadio, Display and Network+. Unfortunately, Microsoft Mobile isn’t consistent with including change logs with their updates and the change logs that are there are often from older updates so we are left to guessing what has been updated in the newest releases.     Windows Phone Store Download links: MixRadio […]

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SkyDrive updated to v4.2, Battery Saver also gets update.

SkyDrive updated to v4.2, Battery Saver also gets update.

| July 22, 2014 | 4 Replies

OneDrive got updated to version 4.2.0.0 which brings: choosing where to download files to phone progress page for uploads/downloads contact sharing improvements bug fixes performance improvements   Battery Saver also got an update but there’s nothing specifically mentioned as to what the changes are.

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MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

MixRadio’s future has been up in the air following today’s news on job cuts. Good news is, MixRadio is sticking around, but will be looking to go solo. Jyrki Rosenberg, head of MixRadio told Music Ally that they’re “planning a spin-off.” Whilst MS will focus on the WP platform, and making sure its “the best […]

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‘Feedback to Nokia’ becomes ‘Rate Us’

‘Feedback to Nokia’ becomes ‘Rate Us’

| July 6, 2014 | 6 Replies

For owners of Nokia Lumia devices, the ‘Feedback to Nokia’ app is now ‘Rate Us’. It’s still about giving feedback on your ‘Lumia’ phone, it’s just without the explicit Nokia branding. It seems to suggest that the whole ‘NOKIA by Microsoft’ thing might just be a way to fully transition the Nokia name out of […]

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Adobe Photoshop Express Available for Lumia

Adobe Photoshop Express Available for Lumia

| June 27, 2014 | 4 Replies

NokConv says that you can now get Adobe Photoshop Express for your Lumia. Along with the usual basics and one touch fix, you can adjust exposure, contrast, clarity, vibrancy and ‘any of the other levels’. There are also 20 additional filters. The app is free to download but there are some in-app purchases: the Adobe […]

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Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

| June 25, 2014 | 6 Replies

Jolla has released an Alpha build of their Jolla Launcher to a limited number of testers in a closed trial. We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on it, and have filmed a little video of it running on the Nexus 5. http://youtu.be/wXjhC6LXefk The Jolla Launcher, for those who don’t know, allows Android users to […]

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Gameloft’s Heroes of Order and Chaos available in store

Gameloft’s Heroes of Order and Chaos available in store

| June 20, 2014 | Reply

A popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena from Gameloft, Heroes of Order and Chao, is available in store. Some might compare it to a mobile League of Legends. Whilst it is rated highly in both iOS/Android stores, it seems to suffer some stability issues, hence possibly the 1GB Ram requirement. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/heroes-of-order-chaos/5f92f517-8f24-4857-a15d-83087f414234 Via

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Lumia Tips: FIFA World Cup 2014 Cortana/Bing Requests, Lockscreen and other Apps

Lumia Tips: FIFA World Cup 2014 Cortana/Bing Requests, Lockscreen and other Apps

| June 19, 2014 | 4 Replies

In case you weren’t using a separate app, you can ask Cortana or just type into Bing to get the latest scores and info. Cortana will show you the info but she will not mention anything. You can ask about a specific team… Or enquire about the next game… Turns out Cortana can tell you […]

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Angry Birds Epic and ‘skype beating video quality’ Video chat app ooVoo at Windows Phone Store

Angry Birds Epic and ‘skype beating video quality’ Video chat app ooVoo at Windows Phone Store

| June 13, 2014 | 8 Replies

  Angry Birds Epic is now available on Windows Phone. This RPG is free to download and seems to be quite popular at the moment. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/epic/28fcff8a-b545-487b-ae36-7da1521998df Here’s the game play. ooVoo on the otherhand is a video calling app. It’s self described as the highest quality video calling app, more so than Skype and other […]

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Watch FIFA World Cup Online with ‘Brazil 2014 Live’ streaming

Watch FIFA World Cup Online with ‘Brazil 2014 Live’ streaming

| June 13, 2014 | 37 Replies

Developer, Ardit Dine, contacted us about his app, “Brazil 2014″. It allows users to watch the FIFA World Cup live over a few different streams in a selection of languages. The app is free to try though you can also buy the full version if you like it or to show your support. Link: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/store/app/brazil-2014-live/167e3821-a0ab-4e35-8530-e3c76b49a648

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ITV Player finally joins BBC and Channel 4 in bringing Catchup to WP8

ITV Player finally joins BBC and Channel 4 in bringing Catchup to WP8

| May 29, 2014 | Reply

ITV Player joins BBC and Channel 4 with WP8 apps. From the screenshots, it looks decent, like they’ve made an effort for the Metro/Modern Panoramic UI. As a version 1, it doesn’t seem to have the dynamic bandwidth feature of the new BBC iPlayer whereby it can let you watch automatically in lower quality if […]

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Over Here Helps Find Friends In A Crowd

Over Here Helps Find Friends In A Crowd

| May 19, 2014 | 1 Reply

Ever gone to the movies and your mates are trying to find where you’re sitting? At a music festival and gotten separated? Then Over Here is the app for you! What it does is simple, but has its merit. You just choose a colour that takes your fancy, and let your friend know what colour to […]

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Temple Run 2 updated for 512MB WP

Temple Run 2 updated for 512MB WP

| May 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

If you want to download Temple Run 2 officially (i.e. not the workaround to get it on 512mb devices) it has been updated and now supports those devices. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/store/app/temple-run-2/6fa921ac-1f29-42e8-9f65-e8da33fcada3?signin=true Cheers Alvester for the tip!  

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Analog Clock Tile Brings Cool Clock Tiles to Your Lumia

Analog Clock Tile Brings Cool Clock Tiles to Your Lumia

| May 14, 2014 | 1 Reply

Since getting my Pebble, I’ve become a huge fan of all sorts of watches and custom watchfaces. An excellent dev from Croatia has brought my favourite feature of the Pebble, to Windows Phone, vis his app, Analog Clock Tile. You can pin a tile to your start screen, that updates every minute (WP8.1 only). You […]

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Spotify FINALLY Updated for WP8; Still requires Premium

Spotify FINALLY Updated for WP8; Still requires Premium

| May 14, 2014 | 3 Replies

The day has finally come! Spotify has released an update for WP8, bringing it closer to par with iOS and Android. Spotify Radio has finally been introduced to Windows Phone 8 devices, alongside a new redesign. It looks pretty good if you ask me. Radio is a bit like MixRadio, in the sense you can […]

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