Windows Phone Apps

Instagram Officially coming to Windows Phone soon, with other big name Apps & Games

Instagram Officially coming to Windows Phone soon, with other big name Apps & Games

  And so ends one of the longest saga’s in the tech world, at least for Windows Phone 8 users, with Nokia officially announcing at Nokia World that Instagram will be making it’s way onto Microsoft’s platform in the coming weeks! While Windows Phone users have made do with great 3rd Party Instagram apps such as 6tag & Instance, the official version of the app will finally... »

Taking Windows Phone’s latest App DualShot for a spin

Taking Windows Phone’s latest App DualShot for a spin

DualShot is one of the newer camera apps to make it’s way down to the Windows Phone platform, and it’s quite different to your regular camera app as well. Even though it might fall into a bit of a niche category, and not everyone might have need (or even want) to use it – it does leave room for some interesting photos and compositions. Made for Windows Phone, based on the iPhone ... »

New Official Australian apps come to Windows Phone & Windows 8

New Official Australian apps come to Windows Phone & Windows 8

  Microsoft took the time at TechEd 2013 to announce a few big names finally coming to the Windows Phone and/or Windows 8 App Store (depending on the company). It’s always great to get official apps to any platform, and this is no exception. So let’s take a look at some of the apps below. Ticketek Australia’s premier Ticketing agency has created both a Windows 8 version and ... »

The Missing Apps we want in the Windows Phone Marketplace (2013 edition)

The Missing Apps we want in the Windows Phone Marketplace (2013 edition)

Back in August of 2011, we wrote an article about the Missing Apps that we most wanted in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Since then 6 of the main apps we asked for have become a reality. Firefox & Google+ were the main apps we never got, nor do we expect to see these anytime soon for obvious reasons. However since 2011, Banking and Travel apps have expanded their portfolio worldwide, though so... »

Instagram not on Windows Phone devices, because the CEO of Instagram ‘hates’ Microsoft?

Instagram not on Windows Phone devices, because the CEO of Instagram ‘hates’ Microsoft?

  Instagram is easily one of the most popular apps on the iOS & Android marketplace. The ability to add ‘photo effects’ and slightly edit photos, and then share them with your friends has certainly been a huge draw for many teenagers and adults alike, and it’s almost become a necessity app for some, as opposed to a luxury app. In fact, it’s so popular that it has a... »

New 3DMark Benchmark coming to Windows, Android & iOS Devices, WP8 sadly lacking

New 3DMark Benchmark coming to Windows, Android & iOS Devices, WP8 sadly lacking

Futuremark is our favorite company when it comes to making benchmarking programs for our Windows PC. 3D Mark Vantage and 3D Mark 11 have long been our go-to benchmarks for testing out new computers, to push computers to their limit and to see just how good the entire set up is – whether it be from Ultrabooks to High-end custom build desktops. As far as we are aware, these benchmarks have bee... »

Windows Phone versus Android Apps – Which looks better?

Windows Phone versus Android Apps – Which looks better?

With Windows Phone 8 just around the corner, we though we would compare how apps currently look on the best Windows Phone device, the Lumia 900 as well as the best Android device, the Samsung Galaxy S3. We’ve chosen a few apps that are on both marketplaces, and taken a high res picture side by side. The question is, which OS do you think has better looking apps, based on what we’ve sho... »

Malaysia Airlines App swings it’s way onto the Windows Phone Marketplace

Malaysia Airlines App swings it’s way onto the Windows Phone Marketplace

Malaysia Airlines App swings it's way onto the Windows Phone Marketplace »

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 ... »

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