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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Skype, Fhotoroom, and Pocket File Manager Updated for Windows Phone

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

Some of the useful apps including Skype, Fhotoroom, and Pocket File Manager has been updated for Windows Phone. The new versions of these apps are now available on Windows Phone Store.

Skype:



Skype on Nokia Lumia 925
Skype on Nokia Lumia 925
One of the most popular communication application to make free video and audio calls, has been better lately. Skype has released a new version 2.16.0.274 of its app for Windows Phone. The new version of Skype comes with general fixes and performance improvements. You can get Skype from here through Windows Phone Store.

Fhotoroom:

Fhotoroom for Windows Phone 8
Fhotoroom for Windows Phone 8
The very popular camera app on Windows Phone which offers pro camera, photo sharing network, and professional mobile photo editor in a single application. Fhotoroom is the app for making beautiful photos. A new version 11.2.0.0 of Fhotoroom is released. This new version comes with following fixes:
  • Fixed Style Presets not updating with new photo opened.
  • Fixed Highlight Shadows Bug.
  • WP8.1 bug fixes.
  • Fixed Uploading navigation bug.
Fhotoroom can be downloaded from here through Windows Phone Store.

Pocket File Manager:


Pocket File Manager on Nokia Lumia 925
Pocket File Manager on Nokia Lumia 925
The paid file manager app on Windows Phone with full access to Media library, Videos, and SD card. The app also comes with FTP server, and support of SkyDrive, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and more. Pocket File Manager has been updated to version 4.3.3.0. The new version comes with following changelog: -
  • Changing sort type now won't reload list of file
  • Improved GDrive.
  • Added EXIF reading in information page
The app is paid and you need to spend $1.99 for it. It is also available to try before you make purchase. You can download it from here through Windows Phone Store.












Download: Skype, Fhotoroom, Pocket File Manager @ Windows Phone Store

Monday, April 7, 2014

Cortana and Other Cool Features in Windows Phone 8.1 Update

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

The upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update is full of cool features that you always wanted to have on your Windows Phone. The Windows Phone 8.1 update will make your phone much smarter and more personal than ever.

More Live Tiles on Start Screen & Start Background:

Earlier the third column of live tiles was available for devices with screen size of 5-inch or larger e.g. Nokia Lumia 1520. Now with Windows Phone 8.1 update, you will be getting this third column of live tiles on all screen sizes. So now you have more stuffs to put on your start screen. Other than live tiles, you can also customize the background of your start screen. You can have a picture or other provided options to make tiles on your start screen clear.



Third column & start background
Third column & start background
Lock Screen Themes:

The Windows Phone 8.1 update comes with a new app that lets you set some of the really nice and interesting themes on your lock screen. Now you can make your phone look more cool with these new lock screen themes.


Lock Screen Themes
Lock Screen Themes
Cortana:

This is one the most awaited feature. As per Microsoft, Cortana is world's first truly personal digital assistant on your Windows Phone. Cortana is inspired by popular character from Halo. Cortana is powered by Bing. Cortana gets better over time by knowing your behavior. Cortana will debut in U.S. followed by U.K. and China and other countries thereafter. Currently it's in beta. It will be invoked via a live tile or by pressing the search button on your phone.

Cortana
You can either type of speak to interact with Cortana. The more you use it, more it learns about you and more accurate answer it provides. Cortana also have an ability to interact with 3rd party apps on your phone. For ex. you can make a video call through Skype or send a Tweet using Twitter.

Action Center and quick access to settings:

The Action center in Windows Phone 8.1 update lets you see notifications from any app.Through Action Center, you can also quickly access the important settings such as Wi-Fi, Flight mode, Bluetooth, and Rotation lock.

Action Center

Swype keyboard:

The Windows Phone 8.1 update brings swype or word flow keyboard. Now your keyboard will allow you to type quickly.

Skype Integration with Phone:

The Windows Phone 8.1 will come with new Skype app which will be integrated with phone dialer. Now you can easily switch between normal and Skype calls. Also Skype new app will work with Cortana.

Week View in Calendar:

The Windows Phone 8.1 update comes with redesigned calendar. It now adds a week view.

There are several improvements related to music, video, Phone,  Camera, People hub, e-mail  and accounts. Windows Phone 8.1 also comes with Data Sense, Wi-Fi Sense, Storage Sense, and battery saver.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone Updated with New Features

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Messenger application from Facebook was launched on Windows Phone platform last month and soon after its launch, it's become extremely popular. Facebook Messenger application is a perfect replacement of texting and you don't have to pay anything for every message.



Facebook Messenger on Nokia Lumia 925
Facebook Messenger on Nokia Lumia 925
With Facebook Messenger installed on your Phone, you don't need to launch full Facebook app to read your messages. Support of stickers, photos, location share, group conversation, message read status, online/offline status, and notifications make this application really cool. A new version 3.1.0.0 of Facebook Messenger is now available on Windows Phone Store.


Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone 8
Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1
The new features in this update are:
  • You can now save photos.
  • Notifications are more reliable, so you never miss a message.
  • The app uses less data.
  • Overall performance has improved.
Facebook Messenger was already a nicely designed app and after this update, you would like it even more. You can download this app from here through Windows Phone Store.










Download: Facebook Messenger @ Windows Phone Store

Nokia Lumia 930, Lumia 630, and Lumia 635 Unveiled; Dual-SIM Option

Last month we reported that Nokia is all set to unveil three new models (Nokia Lumia 930, Lumia 630, and Lumia 635) next month in April. Now Nokia has unveiled these new devices. Nokia Lumia 630 is the very first dual-sim Windows Phone from Nokia which is also the most affordable. Similarly the Lumia 930 is latest flagship device. All these new devices will come with Windows Phone 8.1 update which will also be available to other Windows Phone 8 devices.

Nokia Lumia 630:



Nokia Lumia 630
Nokia Lumia 630
Nokia Lumia 630 as mentioned earlier comes in single as well as dual-sim option. This is very affordable device with quad-core Snapdragon processor. Nokia Lumia 630 is a 3G device and comes with 4.5-inch clearblack screen. Nokia Lumia 630 is available in matt finish and various colors including bright orange, bright green, and bright yellow.

The availability of Nokia Lumia 630 will start in the month of May. The users from Asia, Russia, China, India, and Europe will be the first to get this device. The pricing of Nokia Lumia 630 single-sim phone is kept $159 and for dual-sim, it is kept $169.



Nokia Lumia 635:


Nokia Lumia 635
Nokia Lumia 635
Nokia Lumia 635 is another affordable offerings from Nokia. The device comes with same 4.5-inch clearblack screen as in Lumia 630. The device is available in high-gloss finish. Nokia Lumia 635 also comes with Snapdragon quad-core processor. Lumia 635 is a 4G/LTE device and a value for money. Nokia Lumia 635 is expected to be available worldwide including the US in summers. The pricing of this device is kept $189. 

The key specifications of affordable Lumia 630 single and dual-sim, and Lumia 635 are as follows:

Nokia Lumia 630, 630 Dual SIM, and 635 key specifications

Nokia Lumia 930:

Nokia Lumia 930
Nokia Lumia 930

Another flagship device from Nokia and Microsoft. The new Nokia Lumia 930 is device with 2.2 GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, 20MP PureView camera with ZEISS optics and optical image stabilization. Nokia Lumia 930 will have HD video, four high-performance microphones, Integrated Dolby Surround Sound, and elegant aluminium and vibrant polycarbonate shell and many color options.

The screen size of Nokia Lumia 930 is 5-inch. It has support of 1080p full HD. The device comes with ClearBlack screen display (1920×1080; 441ppi) and 4G/LTE, and a big 2420 mAh battery. Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in Asia, Europe, India, and Middle East in June and it is priced $599.

Viber for Windows Phone Brings Video Messaging in Latest Update

One of the very popular cross-platform messaging application Viber has released a new version of its Windows Phone app. Viber is used by millions of users worldwide to send text messages, make free calls, and send picture messages.



Viber on Nokia Lumia 920
Viber on Nokia Lumia 920
Viber for Windows Phone offers many cool features to its users. Viber users enjoy the HD sound quality calls. They are able to send stickers, photos, emoticons, and location. A new version 4.1 of Viber is now available on Windows Phone Store.  This is a significant update with lots of new features.


Viber for Windows Phone 8
Viber for Windows Phone 8
The new version of Viber comes with 'Viber Out' which lets you make calls to non-viber mobiles and landline numbers at low rates. Another very useful update is that users are now able to send video messages. Viber users are now also able to send multiple photos at the same time. There is another useful feature in the latest update. You are now provided with hands-free bluetooth support which provides seamless transfer of calls to Bluetooth.

Viber is a good app and extremely popular too in many platforms. You can download the Viber app from here through Windows Phone Store.









Download: Viber @ Windows Phone Store

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Angry Birds Rio Game is Now Free on Windows Phone Store; Version 2.0.0.0 Released

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

There is a good news for all Angry Birds fans. One of the best Angry Birds game "Angry Birds Rio" is now free for Windows Phone users. Earlier it was a paid game with a price tag of $0.99. A new version 2.0.0.0 of Angry Birds Rio is released with new features as well as free to download.



Angry Birds Rio Game on Nokia Lumia 1020
Angry Birds Rio Game on Nokia Lumia 1020
Angry Birds Rio is based on a city called "Rio de Janeiro" in Brazil. The original Angry Birds are kidnapped and taken to this Rio city. Players in this game now rescue caged exotic birds or defeat Nigel's marmosets instead of the pigs that have stolen eggs in the original Angry Birds game. Several characters from Rio make appearances in the game. There are Blu and Jewel, the birds exclusive to this game, along with all the existing birds from the Angry Birds series.
 
Angry Birds Rio Game for Windows Phone 8
Angry Birds Rio Game for Windows Phone 8

The new version 2.0.0.0 of Angry Birds Rio comes with following new changes:
  • Make a big splash in the High Dive episode – based on the new blockbuster movie sequel Rio 2!
  • New Levels! 20 levels and 6 bonus levels set in a Brazilian port harbor!
  • Rio never looked so good! Totally refreshed with shiny new graphics for the Rio 2 chapter!
  • Amazon River Dolphins! These beautiful animals are accidentally trapped and they need your help!
  • New Move! Dive below to break open those cages from underwater!
You can get this cool game from here through Windows Phone Store. Download and play it on your phones for free now.








Download: Angry Birds Rio @ Windows Phone Store

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lumia 630, 635, 930, and Lumia 530 are Expected to Launch in April

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 0 Comments

As per various sources, next month we can see few new Lumia devices from Microsoft and Nokia. These are Lumia 930, Lumia 630, 635, and Lumia 530. April is also the month when the Microsoft and Nokia deal will be closed. Let's talk about the specs that are revealed for these new models.

Lumia 930:

The next generation device of Nokia Lumia 920 series. The code name is Martini and it is expected to have Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz, Adreno 330 GPU, 20-megapixel camera, 1080p full HD screen or size either 4.5 inch or 5.2 inch.



Possible Render of Lumia 630
Possible Render of Lumia 630
Lumia 630:

The next device in the list will be the Lumia 630, first dual-SIM 3G phone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz., 5-megapixel camera with no LED flash,  850x480 resolution with screen size of 4.5 inch. The code name for the device is Moneypenny.


Lumia 630
Lumia 630
Lumia 635:

The Lumia 635 will be similar to 630 but will have only single SIM support. Also the device will support 4G LTE as oppose to 3G only option in Lumia 630. All other configuration are expected to remain same as of Lumia 630.

Lumia 530:

The Lumia 530 will be the cheaper device among all other discussed here. The device is codenamed Nokia Rock. Lumia 530 is the next generation of extremely popular device Nokia Lumia 520. It is expected to have 4-inch screen with Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 dual core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. It will offer resolution of 850x480, 5-megapixel camera with no flash.


Friday, March 21, 2014

Popular Game Zombie Tsunami is now Available on Windows Phone

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Now you can enjoy one of the popular Zombie game Zombie Tsunami on your Windows Phone. The game from Mobigame is already available on other mobile platforms (iOS, Android) and now Windows Phone users would love to play this game on their smartphones.



Zombie Tsunami on Windows Phone
Zombie Tsunami on Windows Phone
Everyone is invited in Zombie Tsunami where you will take your place in a crowd of rampaging undead as you race through the city attacking the unfortunate survivors and adding them to your unstoppable throng of hungry, hot-footed horrors.


Zombie Tsunami on Nokia Lumia 928
Zombie Tsunami on Nokia Lumia 928
The game begins with single zombie running and chasing down the living on streets. When you bite someone, it adds to your ranks. Zombie Tsunami will eat everything in its way when it becomes longer. Zombie Tsunami game offers bonuses and power-ups. These power-ups can be used to activate Giant Zombie.


Zombie Tsunami Game for Windows Phone
Zombie Tsunami Game for Windows Phone
Zombie Tsunami is fun to play and offers many features such as 300+ different missions to devour, 9 worldwide locations, 8 different power-ups and many more. You can download Zombie Tsunami game from here through Windows Phone Store.










Download: Zombie Tsunami @ Windows Phone Store

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Now Enjoy Marvel: Avengers Alliance Game on Your Windows Phone

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

Marvel: Avengers Alliance action game is now available for Windows Phone users. The game was already available on social network. It was launched for iOS last year followed by a launch on Android. In this game your goal is to stop villains like Dr. Doom or Loki as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. by recruiting Marvel superheroes like the Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and the Hulk.



Avengers Alliance Windows Phone 8
Avengers Alliance for Windows Phone 8
There are more than 20 Marvel superheroes you can team up with. Your battle starts with villains in more than 450 battles, 60+ missions, and hundreds of quests. Avengers Alliance is a new entrant on Windows Phone store. It's an standalone app so gameplay and stats are not yet linked with Facebook, Android, and iOS versions of the game. The game requires Internet connection to play Avengers Alliance.


Avengers Alliance Game on Nokia Lumia 720
Avengers Alliance Game on Nokia Lumia 720
The game offers stunning graphics and special Fx. The other noticeable features of Avengers Alliance game are as follows:
  1. Over 400 in-game items.
  2. Customizable agent and hero stats.
  3. Player VS Player (PVP) mode
  4. Special Operations (Spec Ops) mode
You can download Avengers Alliance game from here through Windows Phone Store.











Download: Avengers Alliance @ Windows Phone Store

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