Articles by Mark Guim

Nokia Storyteller
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by Mark Guim
Jul 22, 2014

Nokia Storyteller is an app that automatically groups all your photos, videos and cinemagraphs into individual events called stories. You can browse all your stories on your timeline, modify them, and then view them as slideshows. If you're really happy with the slideshows, you can...

Twitter
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by Mark Guim
Jul 18, 2014

Last week, the official Twitter application for Windows Phone got a major update, featuring multi-photo uploads and inline previews for Twitter photos, Vine videos and other select content. Tonight, the app has received another update, but don't get too excited. We don't notice any new...

AT&T Nokia Lumia 635
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by Mark Guim
Jul 17, 2014

Less than 24 hours ago, AT&T has announced that they are selling the Nokia Lumia 635. Tonight, we got our hands on the device during their Holiday showcase in New York City. It features a 4.5-inch 854 x 480 IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU, 5-megapixel...

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by Mark Guim
Jul 15, 2014

I feel so embarrassed right now. I've had the Xbox One for about 3 months, and I just learned that the Kinect microphone has been on while playing multiplayer games. I assumed that no one could hear me when the headset isn't connected. This means other people may have heard things that I didn'...

Surface Pro 3 Mandarin Oriental
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by Mark Guim
Jul 15, 2014

Microsoft has announced it will collaborate with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (mandarinoriental.com) to provide guests with a new premium digital experience. There's an initial target installation of 1,000 tablets, including the Surface Pro 3, in four of their award-winning properties...

Cortana Impressions
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by Mark Guim
Jul 14, 2014

We're not sure when this feature was added, but Cortana can now do impressions. Simply ask Cortana to "do an impression," or "do an impersonation" and listen to some of her responses. There are not many impressions right now, but definitely try it on your device with Windows Phone 8.1...

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by Mark Guim
Jul 14, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1020 may be ending sales in a few months, but that doesn't stop Microsoft from featuring the imaging powerhouse in their latest video. The main message in the video is that you can take great photos, access them from your favorite devices, and share them with the people who...

Cut and Hack
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by Mark Guim
Jul 14, 2014

We're always glad to see developers bringing over their games from other platforms to Windows Phone. Here's yet another one. Cut and Hack is an abstract hacking simulator. Combined with a storyline of being a hacker, the main objective is to rush and slice all the geometry shapes with...

Huebrix
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by Mark Guim
Jul 13, 2014

It's better late than never. Another puzzle game from iOS and Android has just made its way to Windows Phone. Huebrix by Yellow Monkey Studios is a color puzzle game about filling spaces on a grid with paths of blocks. It has over 1.6 million downloads on other platforms, and...

Sheep Up! Black Light
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by Mark Guim
Jul 10, 2014

Another popular game from iOS, Android, and Blackberry has just made its way to the Windows Phone Store. Sheep Up! has been a big success with over a million downloads on other platforms, and now Windows Phone users get to play it, too. In collaboration with Nokia, Microsoft, and...

Extreme Forklifting
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by Mark Guim
Jul 10, 2014

Have you ever wondered what it's like to drive and operate a forklift? You can try with Extreme Forklifting for Windows Phone. It has been available for iOS and Android, but now it's on our favorite platform, too. Head past the break to watch some gameplay video with the Nokia Lumia...

Themesong IQ
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by Mark Guim
Jul 09, 2014

Do you watch a lot of television shows? If you do, you should check out Themesong IQ for Windows Phone. It tests your knowledge (or memory) in TV theme songs. It's surprisingly fun and we have a feeling it's going to keep getting better with updates. Head past the break to see some...

Whatway
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by Mark Guim
Jul 08, 2014

Sometimes, simple is best. We love games that we can simply pick up, play for a few minutes, and then move on to whatever we need to do. WhatWay is one of those games, but you might get addicted to it. This game is about visual and spatial processing and how fast you can react. Want to...

Cortana alarm
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by Mark Guim
Jul 07, 2014

Cortana knows how to sing. She can also tell jokes. She can do a lot of other things, but one feature that we frequently use is setting the alarm. Some of you may know how to do this already, but continue reading if this is new to you. Watch our how-to video after the break.

Dark Way Down
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by Mark Guim
Jul 06, 2014

We love discovering fun games from indie developers. Here's one you might like. It's called Dark Way Down, a puzzle game from Daniel Fairley. It has been released recently for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Want to see how it looks? Head past the break to watch the gameplay on the...

Gibbets 2
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by Mark Guim
Jul 05, 2014

There are people hanging by their necks and it's up to your archery skills to free them before they die. The idea behind Gibbets 2 is a little disturbing, but playing the game is surprisingly fun. It has been available on iOS and Android for a while, but now Windows Phone users can...

Cortana time-based reminder
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by Mark Guim
Jul 04, 2014

One of our favorite features on Cortana is setting reminders. We've already shown you how to do location-based reminders and person-based reminders, but there's also another way. You can also ask Cortana to set a time-based reminder. It's really simple. Head past the break to see how it...

MixRadio offline mixes
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by Mark Guim
Jul 03, 2014

We absolutely love MixRadio, even after the recent removal of the Nokia branding. If you haven't heard of it by now, it's a streaming music service that brings you free, personalized music with no advertising. There are hundreds of handcrafted mixes available, so you might even find new...

News Reader
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by Mark Guim
Jul 02, 2014

There are several apps on Windows Phone that let you keep track of news or topics of interest. Which one should you download? WPCentral forums member, sguy156, needs your input. Let him know your favorite news/RSS reader for Windows Phone.

Xbox One record
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by Mark Guim
Jul 01, 2014

Gameplay videos are really popular on YouTube especially the ones with commentary. It's a fact that many people love watching them. For example, you might have heard of PewDiePie who makes $4 million a year sharing gameplay videos on YouTube with his 27 million subscribers....

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