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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phone is Available; Demo Video is Released

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 0 Comments

Much awaited Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available. Now people can see and feel the Windows 10 on their phones. The build is only available to Windows insiders. Windows 10 is the same core platform for PCs, tablets and phones.

Windows 10 on Phone
Windows 10 on Phone
In order to get this build and be a part of this program, you need to first join the Windows Insider Program, then register your device to receive the build. The build will be available to you over the air. You can always roll back your phone to the OS version you were using earlier. You can send send the problem reports and suggestions to Microsoft using built-in Windows Feedback app.

Before you jump to Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phone, here is a first look video released by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore. In this video he explains the great new feature additions to Windows 10.

The video will take you to some of the new features available in Windows 10. These are:
  • Full-size Background Image for Start Screen
  • Action Center with more quick actions
  • Interactive Notifications with direct action
  • Enhanced Speech to Text
  • Photo apps are now more powerful
The preview build is currently available for Lumia 630, Lumia 638, Lumia 635, Lumia 730, Lumia 636, and Lumia 830. You can read more details from Microsoft's Windows blog here.

Source: Announcing the first build of Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones

Skype for Windows Phone Updated With New and Compact Design

Skype is one of the most popular application to communicate with your friends and family. The app lets you make voice and video call over 3G and/or WiFi. With Skype, you can send instant messages to everyone including your friends and family. Skype for Windows Phone comes with many great features.

Skype for Windows Phone 8.1
Skype for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Skype works on Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 based phones and offers call and message notifications. All the Skype contacts can also be seen in People Hub. Along with free Skype to Skype communication, the app also offers low cost calls to mobiles and landline phones around the world.

Skype on Nokia Lumia 925
Skype on Nokia Lumia 925
Skype for Windows Phone has been improved over time. Now a new version of Skype is available on Windows Phone Store. The latest version comes with new and compact design along with general improvements and bug fixes. The new version of Skype is available to download from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: Skype @ Windows Phone Store

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lumia Denim Update is now available to Lumia Icon on Verizon U.S.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

There is a good news coming for Lumia Icon users on Verizon U.S.. The latest Windows Phone 8.1 update Lumia Denim is now started rolling out. The Verizon Network users can update their Windows phone to have latest Windows Phone 8.1 update. The Lumia Cyan update will be skipped and Lumia Denim update will be available directly.

Lumia Icon
Lumia Icon on Verizon Wireless U.S.
The latest Windows Phone 8.1 update includes improved Cortana, superb camera features, Lumia Camera with 4K video recording capability, super-fast shutter speed, live folders, Apps Corner, SMS merge and forwarding, Snooze Times, Consumer VPN, Mobile Web Site improvements in IE, and Store Live Tile (U.S. only).

You can check if the update is available on your phone by going into phone settings -> phone update -> check for updates. If it's available, just follow the instructions and update your phone. Before you upgrade your phone to have Lumia Denim update, make sure you have at least 1GB of available storage space on your Lumia Icon phone. If not, then make space by moving some apps and games to memory card.

Source: Features in Lumia Denin update

Audiocloud for Windows Phone Updated with Fix for Playback Queue

The SoundCloud client for Windows Phone and an app which opens gate to the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music and audio. Audiocloud uses the service of SoundCloud and lets you explore and search for people, groups, tracks, and playlists on SoundCloud. The application also offers an advanced search using different filters.

Audiocloud for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Audiocloud for Windows Phone 8/8.1
The application is available on Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5. Audiocloud app also offers background audio playback capabilities with repeat, rewind, and fast forward features. There is a long list of features that this app provides such as-
  • Music+ Video hub integration
  • Comment, share, like, and repost of track, 
  • Live Tile
  • Pin a track, playlist, user, and/or group on start screen
  • Ringtone creation
  • Offline playback
  • Follow others in community
Audiocloud on Nokia Lumia 820
Audiocloud on Nokia Lumia 820
A new version of Audiocloud is released. This version comes with fix for followings:

  • Playback queue contains wrong track list
  • Playback issue on certain devices
The new version 3.7 of Audiocloud is available to download from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: Audiocloud @ Windows Phone Store

Monday, February 9, 2015

Nokia Lumia 520 and other Low-end Windows Phone will get Windows 10

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

There is a good news for all Windows Phone users specially those who carry a low-end phone like very popular Nokia Lumia 520. As per Microsoft, they are trying hard to make Windows 10 available on every device running on Windows phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1.

Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 520
In a recent tweet made by Joe Belfiore, the chief of Microsoft's mobile and convergence strategy, he made it very clear that even the low-end Windows Phone with 512MB RAM will be receiving Windows 10 but not all features will be supported because of hardware restrictions.

Also as per him, the internal testing is already going on and test build will be available internally in this month i.e. February.

The timing for availability of Windows 10 on each and every device is not confirmed but it will start with 2 or 3 devices and then extended to other devices.

Windows 10
Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a refreshing change in interface, new features, improved apps, and much more.

Source: Joe Belfiore (@joebelfiore)

Sunday, February 8, 2015

VoiceTranslator for Windows Phone Updated with Bug Fixes

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 0 Comments

The online cloud based voice translation application VoiceTranslator has released another update for Windows Phone. The new version of VoiceTranslator is now available on Windows Phone Store. The application comes with voice recognition and TTS capabilities and supports many languages. Since the application works on cloud, it requires internet connection.

VoiceTranslator for Windows Phone 7.x/8/8.1
VoiceTranslator for Windows Phone 7.x/8/8.1
VoiceTranslator application is available for Windows Phone 7.x, Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 based mobile phones. The application works perfect and performs pretty well with great speed. The latest version 2.1 of this app released today comes with updated languages list and fix of minor bugs. You can download the VoiceTranslator from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: VoiceTranslator @ Windows Phone Store

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Camera360 for Windows Phone Updated; No Upgrade for Windows 10

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

Camera360 is a powerful, equipped, and professional photo editing application available on Windows Phone platform. The application offers its users, quick access to multiple customized photography modes. The photo editing features like manual exposure and focus in Camera360 makes it a perfect app to capture every moment of your life.

Camer360 for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Camer360 for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Camera360 has released the minor update version today and at the same time announced the availability of its new product Camera360 Sight for Windows 10 platform. The new application Camera360 Sight is designed to take advantage of capabilities in Windows 10 platform. The Camera360 Sight comes with 100 new functionalities, 80+ hand picked filters.

Camer360 on Nokia Lumia 920
The new app also enables support of photo capturing resolution of up to 38 megapixels. Camera360 Sight also offers a completely revamped photo management and editing system that ensures the most optimized and intuitive user experience.

The current Camera360 application will no longer be upgraded to support the Windows 10 platform, For Windows 10 users, they can get the new Camera360 Sight app on their phones. The latest version of Camera360 for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 is available to download from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: Camera360 @ Windows Phone Store

New Version of Fhotoroom for Windows Phone Released With Updated HDR filter

One of the best Photography application on Windows Phone platform, Fhotoroom has released another update today. A new version of this application is now available on Windows Phone Store. Fhotoroom is a complete app that offers photo editing capabilities, presets, camera functions, and social features for Windows Phone 7.x, 8, and Windows Phone 8.1 based mobile phones.

Fhotoroom for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Fhotoroom for Windows Phone 8/8.1
Fhotoroom is a feature rich application which lets you do upto 22MP photo editing with different editing types and tools. The camera capabilities of Fhotoroom offers you Point EV, Tap to Capture, Tap to Focus, "Macro, Scenic, Portrait", Timer, Front Facing Camera, Custom FF Flash, and Pin Camera to Start screen. The social feature lets you Follow, Like, Comment and Share Photos with the fast growing community of photographers.

Fhotoroom on Nokia Lumia 925
Fhotoroom on Nokia Lumia 925
The new version 14.10 of Fhotoroom comes with several new features and enhancements. The changes in this version are:
  • Updated Rotate/Straighten Filter for better performance.
  • Non-Destructive editor now with interactive editing.
  • Updated HDR filter for sharper and better results.
  • Bug fixes and improvements.
You can download the latest version of Fhotoroom from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: Fhotoroom @ Windows Phone Store

Friday, February 6, 2015

Office Lens from Microsoft Updated for Windows Phone; New Picture to PDF Feature

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 0 Comments

Office Lens is an application from Microsoft Corporation for Windows Phone . It works like a scanner in your pocket. With this application on your phones, you can trim, enhance and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable. You can then save them to OneNote.

Office Lens for Windows Phone 8.1
Office Lens for Windows Phone 8.1
Office Lens is a very useful and free application from Microsoft. You will now never lose any important information. All your printed documents, business cards, and posters will now be saved as digital documents and you can always have them handy. One of the interesting feature of Office Lens is that it recognizes the printed text using OCR, so you can search for words in images and copy and edit them.

Office Lens on Nokia Lumia 820
Office Lens on Nokia Lumia 820
Office Lens is a must have app on your mobile phone. The application works on Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 based phones. The version 1.4.3727.0 of Office Lens released today comes with new feature. Now in this version, you can convert your pictures to PDF files with selectable text, in addition to Word and PowerPoint files, and save them to OneDrive. Office Lens is available to download from here through Windows Phone Store.

Download: Office Lens @ Windows Phone Store


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