If you have ever bemoaned the absence of the perfect game, why not do something about it? With Microsoft's Project Spark, you can do just this. The game creation engine was showcased at E3 back in June, but today the Windows 8.1 beta open... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Skype app for Windows Phone 8 - bumping the version number to 18.104.22.168. In this minor update, Microsoft has simply fixed a few bugs and made overall improvements to the app.
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ICQ, for those who did not know, was the world's first Internet-wide instant messaging service that was under the roof of American Online (AOL). Eventually, the service fell under the ownership of the Mail.ru group back in 2010.
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Redbox, a popular service that lets you rent DVDs, BluRays, and video games via automated retail kiosks, now has an updated app for Windows Phone 8. Unfortunately, the change log for this update has yet to be made available.
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Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) has been updated with not only support for Windows 8.1, but also new virtualization options for business users. MDOP is a suite of tools that includes virtualization, security and system manageme... keep reading
Microsoft is keen to get as many people as possible developing games for its latest console, the Xbox One. The ID@Xbox program makes it easier than ever for anyone with an idea for a game to bring it to life and get it published. A video... keep reading
The phrase "there's an app for that" is one that has become a part of popular culture. Every platform -- iOS, Android, OS X, BlackBerry, Chrome, Windows Phone-- has its own version of an app store, and Windows 8.1 is no different. Initial... keep reading
Well this is interesting news. Microsoft is apparently conducting "research" on how technology can help detect stress and help prevent stress-related eating, especially for women. In fact, one of the projects is a bra that has an embedded... keep reading
The Cyber Monday deals continue, but in most cases your time is running out. Microsoft has deals of its own available in both its online and brick and mortar stores, and, unlike Amazon, the deals don't go on all week, so you'll need to ge... keep reading
Microsoft is running a new promotion for the month of December in celebration of over 100,000 apps in the Windows Store. If you purchase a brand new Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 tablet or PC at a participating US retailer, you will get a prom... keep reading
VLC has been promising us that the official app for Windows 8 and Windows RT would be coming soon and that progress has been good so far. This app has been in the works for quite some time now and has faced quite a few issues along the wa... keep reading
Today is Cyber Monday - a day that consumers can snag on killer deals via online retail outlets. Microsoft, being in the spirit of Cyber Monday, is offering Eminem's latest album - The Marshal Mathers LP2 - for free via Xbox Music.... keep reading
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices and services division has reached another milestone, as the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has given its approval of the acquisition. Now, we await the European Union's decision.... keep reading
Back in October of this year, Microsoft unveiled "Student Advantage," a new program that brings Microsoft Office 365 Education to more students worldwide. Office 365 Education, tailored for schools, provides the same cloud-powered Office... keep reading
Microsoft's Windows Phone platform continues to see growth according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel. The data indicates that Windows Phone has surpassed a 10% sales share in the five largest European countries, while nearing a 5% sale... keep reading
Yesterday, NetApplications released its stats for the month of November 2013 showcasing a combined Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 market share of 9.3%. However, there is also another method to see how well Windows 8.1 is doing.
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Looking for a new game to play on your Windows Phone 8 device? Check out Gameloft's new Dungeon Hunter 4 which was just released to the Windows Phone Store today. The app version is 22.214.171.124, is free, and weighs in at 947MB.
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According to a trusted leaker, Microsoft is planning on rolling out a File Manager app for Windows Phone, with the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update due around Q2 of next year. On top of that, the Skydrive app on Windows Phone 8.1 will be... keep reading