Windows Phone Apps

Nokia Drive 2.0 coming next week

Nokia Drive 2.0 coming next week

Though we’ve only had our Lumia 800 for a few days, we know that Nokia’s inbuilt turn by turn navigation GPS app ‘Nokia Drive’ is certainly among the best free apps we’ve ever encountered on a phone. And the great thing is that it’s only about to get better with the introduction of Nokia Drive 2.0, which according to Sander Teunissen, a Nokia Sales Manager, is e... »

Windows Phone Tango Officially launching on March 21, starting with China

Windows Phone Tango Officially launching on March 21, starting with China

Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh, better known as ‘Tango’ is Microsoft’s version of Windows Phone for low-end devices such as the Lumia 610, and according to sources it’s launching in only a few days. Furthermore, Press in China have apparently received their invitations to the launch event featuring Tango and some great Windows Phones we’re sure (although none have been ann... »

Skype app for Windows Phone makes it’s beta debut, we take a look

Skype app for Windows Phone makes it’s beta debut, we take a look

After pretty much a year of waiting, the official (and most likely only) Skype for Windows Phone app has debuted on the platform, albeit in Beta form. Version 0.2 is what you’ll be getting and despite it’s beta status, we came away impressed with the little app. The app itself is fairly smooth (obvious hitches are going to be there) and it already has the option to call or video call p... »

Windows Phone Marketplace reaches the 70,000 milestone

Windows Phone Marketplace reaches the 70,000 milestone

What can we say, it’s been a fast paced journey in the Windows Phone marketplace! The latest figures show that the current number of apps in the Marketplace sit’s at a pretty 70,000 which translates to 250 new apps per day! Furthermore, there are apparently a total of 17,303 different publishers in the marketplace and all this after nearly a year and a half – not bad if we say so... »

Windows Phone 8 Features Leaked

Windows Phone 8 Features Leaked

Pocketnow has actually come across a video which actually leaks a lot of the features that is expected to be in Windows Phone 8, which has been known as the Apollo update as of now. The list of leaks that follows is quite impressive and we have to say that this looks like the update that should finally bring the power and specs that users (and haters) have so long wanted to see on Windows Phones. ... »

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

IGN has a report today, in which they’re saying that many Gaming Publishers have told them that Microsoft is looking to phase out Microsoft Points, and instead bring in actual cash payments. As we all know MS Points have been around for sometime, in which every purchase that takes place on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace (including Zune) uses MS Points to calculate the value of said item. It’... »

Techin5 Developer Interview – 4th & Mayor

Techin5 Developer Interview – 4th & Mayor

Well we’re finally back with the much anticipated Techin5 Developer Interview, on yet another Saturday (coincidence much?). This is actually the 4th article in the Developer Interview Series and we’ve got a few more lined up and they should be out in the next few months and we’re quite excited by the prospect of them. So keep checking Techin5 to see who’s next, and what inf... »

Scan the Skies with the All-Flight Skyscanner app for Windows Phones

Scan the Skies with the All-Flight Skyscanner app for Windows Phones

Now THIS is an App I’ve been looking for on Windows Phones for sometime – An Official Skyscanner App. For those of you who have never heard of Skyscanner, it’s basically one of the best websites on the internet because it compiles all the cheapest airline fares from the web into one easy to read (and use) page. Yes it’s basically like an alternative to Kayak.com or even Exe... »

Windows Phone Officially launches in India

Windows Phone Officially launches in India

One of the world’s biggest phone markets (note: not smartphones) is in for a real treat today, with Microsoft officially launching the Windows Phone platform in India. This is very good news, especially with over 600 million mobile phone users in India, everywhere you look you’re bound to see someone with a mobile phone. With the launch, this means that there will be official support f... »

An App to control your Xbox 360 from your Windows Phone

An App to control your Xbox 360 from your Windows Phone

One of the most requested features Windows Phone users have been asking for has been the ability to control your Xbox 360 straight from your Windows Phone, and lo and behold – Microsoft has been listening! Microsoft, apart from revealing a brand new Xbox LIVE TV Lineup, have also announced an app for Windows Phone devices to be able to control your Xbox with just the swipe of a finger, and t... »

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