Articles by Mark Guim

GoGogate
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by Mark Guim
Aug 21, 2014

We use our Windows Phone devices to read emails, browse the web, take photos and more. How about opening the garage door? Yes, we can do that too. GoGogate (gogogate.com) has just released their official app for Windows Phone 8.1. The GoGogate app will connect your Windows Phone to a...

HTC One M8
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by Mark Guim
Aug 20, 2014

Verizon has started airing a 30-second TV ad about their 1 GB Bonus Data promotion to customers who sign up for a new data plan or upgrade. They also mention having 50% off all new smartphones including the HTC One (M8) for Windows towards the end of the TV spot.

Posing App
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by Mark Guim
Aug 19, 2014

If you like shooting portrait photos, then you're going to love the Posing App. It's a "posing cheat sheet" you can use to help you before or during a photo shoot. It includes over 300 poses with easy to understand descriptions and hand drawn illustrations. In addition, there's a...

Javelin Masters
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by Mark Guim
Aug 18, 2014

A lot of our devices are capable of running 3D games, but there's something about games in old-school pixel graphics that we seem to like. Javelin Masters does not have intense graphics, but it's really fun to play. You play as a javelin thrower. The goal is to throw it as far as you...

6tag
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by Mark Guim
Aug 15, 2014

6tag, the popular third-party Instagram app for Windows Phone has just received an update. The store listing mentions that version 3.3.2 now loads more comments under the images and also take into account username with dots. This update should be great for those who get a lot of...

Upload to Youtube
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by Mark Guim
Aug 15, 2014

Upload to Youtube, a Windows Phone 8.1 app that lets you upload videos from your camera roll to Youtube, has recently been updated with a cool new feature. This handy app now lets you upload your last video with the help of Cortana. Want to see it in action? Continue reading and watch...

Lumia 1020 and Lumia 930
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by Mark Guim
Aug 14, 2014

WPCentral member, WillemC, has a dilemma. Perhaps you can help him out. He's been using the Nokia Lumia 1020 for about a year and now has an opportunity to trade it for a brand new Nokia Lumia 930 with his co-worker. Should he upgrade to the newer device or stick with the...

Neon Battleground
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by Mark Guim
Aug 14, 2014

If you like playing games against other human players, you are going to love Neon Battleground. It's an online multiplayer shooter that has just released on Windows Phone, and will be going soon to Android, iOS, and the Web. The game is simple. You pilot a ship that can fire lasers....

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by Mark Guim
Aug 13, 2014

Have a lot of movies or TV episodes stored in your computer and want to watch them on your big screen TV? Here are the steps on how to easily stream those videos from your Mac to the Xbox One using this handy app from the Mac App Store called SofaPlay ($4.99 - Download now). It's so...

Manuganu 2
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by Mark Guim
Aug 12, 2014

If you enjoyed playing Manuganu, a fun 3D platform game we've reviewed last year, then you're going to love the sequel. Manuganu 2 brings back many features from the original, but adds new ways of getting around. You run, jump, roll, fly, and swim to the end of each level while dodging...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 11, 2014

It's not mandatory, but there has been a firmware update available for the Xbox One controller for a while now. If you've purchased an Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter, then this update is necessary in order for it to work properly. The process is very simple. Follow the steps and watch...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 10, 2014

Do you remember getting frustrated when playing Flappy Bird? This game that has just launched on Windows Phone will also get you very frustrated. More Here Eye is about trying to get as far as possible by going through or over colored blocks. Let's see how long you can play until you...

FlyOut
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by Mark Guim
Aug 08, 2014

If you hate flies, this game is going to be very fun. Originally launched for the iPhone and iPad last month, FlyOut has just come out for Android and Windows Phone devices, too. Waves of flies are moving along and you must do whatever is necessary to stop them. Even if it means using...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 07, 2014

Did someone just give you an Xbox gift card, Windows Store gift card, prepaid card, or promotional code? They usually come in the form of cards with a 25-character code. You can use these prepaid codes to make purchases without a credit card. We'll show you how you can redeem the codes...

Apps Corner
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by Mark Guim
Aug 06, 2014

Apps Corner is one of the new features that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 brings. In a nutshell, it lets you set up a custom Start screen on your device, where you can share only the apps you choose with the people you let use your phone. This is great for showing off your phone, while hiding...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 05, 2014

If your car has Bluetooth and you have just updated your device to Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, you need to head over to your car right now and try this out. Update 1 has added a neat little feature that lets you activate Cortana directly from the voice command button on your steering wheel...

Live Folders
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by Mark Guim
Aug 04, 2014

If you just installed Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 that was released earlier today, you'll be happy to know that you can now create Live Folders on the home screen. Microsoft calls these "Live" folders because whatever app or game is included in the folder still has their Live Tile...

Hyper Cell
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by Mark Guim
Aug 04, 2014

This doesn't happen often, so it gets us excited when a new game releases on Windows Phone first, and then moves to iPhone and Android. It's usually the other way around. That's the case with Hyper Cell, a minimalist survival platformer. If you're Interested in lasers and electronic...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 01, 2014

Our favorite car chasing game, Pako, has just added a premium version of their game to the Windows Phone Store. Unlike the free version, this one is completely ad-free and adds three new levels: Cemetery, Highway, and Square. We're big fans of this game and we're glad to see it get even...

Nokia Camera
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by Mark Guim
Aug 01, 2014

With Nokia Camera, you can change a lot of camera settings like white balance, focus, ISO, shutter speed, and brightness to take the perfect photo, but all of that don't matter if you don't pay attention to framing or composition. Fortunately, Nokia Camera provides framing grids that...