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The Top Ten Travel Apps on Windows Phone for Australians, according to Microsoft

The Top Ten Travel Apps on Windows Phone for Australians, according to Microsoft

Full Disclosure: This guide wasn’t written up by us, but my Microsoft’s Australian PR Agency and edited by us at Techin5 The essential tool for every globe trotter is fast becoming the Smartphone. Phone applications are these days as much a travel companion as a passport, with apps that can help travellers to start planning holidays, point in the direction of the best restaurants and e... »

Photosynth now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

Photosynth now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

Photosynth has been an app that has been requested for a long time by Windows Phone Users, and today it seems like their requests have been answered with the official Windows Phone 7 Photosynth app. Sure it’s take a while, but we took it for a quick spin just now and it looks to be working very well, and just like we’d expect it to be. For those not in the know, Photosynth for Windows ... »

Facebook for Windows Phone Updated to v2.5

Facebook for Windows Phone Updated to v2.5

Facebook have been telling us that the Windows Phone 2.5 Update was coming, and it’s just been released upon the marketplace, with some great new features. To recap: hreaded messaging Full Facebook threaded messaging including group messaging, all in a beautiful Metro style design. Tagging Now you can tag friends and locations in your posts in the ‘with’ and ‘at’ format. Delete posts and com... »

Nokia Drive 3.0 and Nokia Transport 2.0 details get leaked

Nokia Drive 3.0 and Nokia Transport 2.0 details get leaked

    Nokia Drive 2.0 was just released towards the end of March, and it seems that Nokia has already been hard at work for Nokia Drive 3.0, which we spoke a little about in our other article. Version 3 of Nokia Drive brings some much anticipated changes as well as some cool features which we’re sure all Nokia Windows Phone users will be quite excited to get their hands on. The features includ... »

Facebook for Windows Phone getting updated soon, new features in tow

Facebook for Windows Phone getting updated soon, new features in tow

The Facebook app for Windows Phone has been getting a bit of stick because the app isn’t as fully robust as it’s iOS and Android counterparts, but that all seems to change soon with Facebook Version 2.5 for Windows Phone. The Facebook team say they have been hard at work to get the new features implemented, and it looks like all the missing features we have longed for are finally makin... »

Top 10 Apps – Windows Phone Edition

Top 10 Apps – Windows Phone Edition

So late last year we started out ‘Top 10 Apps for Business’ Guide, which we started off with the iPhone Edition and we promise we’re working on an Android and Windows Phone edition for that guide as well (yes we got wildly sidetracked). We’re actually launching a follow up to that guide with the ‘Top 10 Apps’ Windows Phone Edition today, showcasing what we think... »

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

In a surprising turn of events (or was it really?) Mark Zuckerberg, or better known as Mr. Facebook, has confirmed that Facebook have in fact aquired the popular iOS and Android App ‘Instagram’ on a message through his Facebook page. Of course, it needs to be noted that Facebook thought the app was so popular that they dropped an entire ‘B’ (aka $1 Billion USD) on the team ... »

Poll: Which Apps do you want the most on Windows Phone 7?

Poll: Which Apps do you want the most on Windows Phone 7?

  So recently the Lumia 900 review’s hit the web from different websites such as Engadget, The Verge, CNET, Gizmodo, etc. and the one thing they all agreed one (despite a variation in scores/feelings towards the phone) was that the Windows Phone platform doesn’t have enough of the big name apps. We actually agree in saying that despite the fact the marketplace has close to 80,000 ... »

Qantas App hits marketplace, seems Australia only for now

Qantas App hits marketplace, seems Australia only for now

Qantas have just announced the much awaited Qantas for Windows Phone App, which was first shown off way back at MIX 11 (almost a year ago) has finally been released onto the marketplace. It doesn’t quite look the same as when we last saw it, with Qantas deciding to take a white background as opposed to a black background we saw on the app before and for the time being it seems to be an Aussi... »

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Was it only just last month that we announced that Instagram for Android was made official? Yes we believe it was. How time has flown! Instagram has made the millions of Android fans happy today by finally announcing the much anticipated Instagram app for Android, which we just downloaded and took for a spin. The App itself is pretty similar to what you would find on Apple devices (which is a good... »

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