Articles by Mark Guim

Sok and Sao's Adventure
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by Mark Guim
Sep 15, 2014

When there's a bug crawling near you, do you freak out? Sok and Sao act the complete opposite. They shoot water, fire, crystals, poison, lightning, and even grenades towards them. It's for a good reason, though. Sok and Sao are out to save the world from Dengue fever by destroying Aedes...

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by Mark Guim
Sep 12, 2014

EA Sports has just published on YouTube the official TV commercial for FIFA 15. It is epic. Running just over 2 minutes, it shows multiple gamers playing FIFA 15. They're so tuned in that they actually feel like they're inside the game. They can feel the grabbing, pushing, and even the nasty...

Clique
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by Mark Guim
Sep 12, 2014

There is no official Meetup (meetup.com) application for Windows Phone, but there's a cool third-party app you might want to check out called Clique. The app makes it easy for anyone to find and join thousands of local groups around the world. You can browse and search for groups to get...

Lumia 830 upgrade
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by Mark Guim
Sep 11, 2014

Current Lumia 920 owners from the WPCentral forums are wondering if their next phone should be the Lumia 830. What do you think? For example, Fade_z is looking for a good follow-up to the 920 and thinks the Lumia 830 is the perfect match so far.

There are several...

FIFA 15
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by Mark Guim
Sep 09, 2014

Heads up! The FIFA 15 downloadable demo is now available for Xbox One. If you have the Xbox One SmartGlass app on your Windows Phone device, fire it up, search for the demo and start the download. It will automatically install on your Xbox One if it is on or is set to instant on. I've...

Daddy Was a Thief
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by Mark Guim
Sep 08, 2014

Released over a year ago on Android and iOS, the game 'Daddy Was A Thief' is now available for Windows Phone too. Since it is a universal app, you can also play it on your Windows tablet or PC. This is not another endless runner game. It's actually an endless faller. The goal is to keep...

Moment Capture Lumia Camera
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by Mark Guim
Sep 08, 2014

We showed you what's new with Lumia Camera and a closer look at its awesome Rich Capture feature, but there's another feature worth getting excited about. Microsoft is calling it Moment Capture. Basically, a long press of the camera button starts 4K-quality video recording at 24 frames...

Rich Capture
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by Mark Guim
Sep 07, 2014

If you ask me to name one thing that I liked the most from the recent Microsoft press conference, I'd say it's the new Lumia Camera. If you haven't heard, Nokia Camera will be updated to Lumia Camera as part of the Lumia Denim update. What I'm really excited about is the feature in...

Lumia Camera
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by Mark Guim
Sep 04, 2014

The Microsoft Devices Group did not just announce new hardware and accessories today. They have also announced the Lumia Denim update, which brings extra features and enhancements to existing Lumia smartphones. One of those new features is Lumia Camera. We've searched the demo area...

Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones
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by Mark Guim
Sep 04, 2014

Microsoft has announced a very cool accessory today that a lot of you are going to like. The Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10 lets you beam content from your Lumia phone to an HDMI-connected screen like a TV. This is great for sharing photos and videos from your phone on...

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by Mark Guim
Sep 04, 2014

Announced today, the Nokia Lumia 730 dual SIM and Lumia 735 are built for Skype users and those who love selfies. It features a 5-megapixel front-facing, wide-angle camera, so you can include more people in the shot, while having image quality that is normally reserved for front-facing...

IceTV
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by Mark Guim
Aug 30, 2014

Good news, Australian Windows Phone users! The official IceTV (icetv.com.au) app has just arrived at the Windows Phone Store. The IceTV TV Guide app lets you see what's on TV for the week ahead, search for shows, set keywords and favorites, create your own personalized TV guide, and...

Subway Surfers Beijing
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by Mark Guim
Aug 29, 2014

The last update to Subway Surfers brought you to Hollywood. The latest update, version 1.28, brings you somewhere new again. This time, you're helping Jake, Tricky, and Fresh escape from the grumpy inspector and his dog in mystical China. If you're a big Subway Surfers fan, head over to...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 28, 2014

It looks like Cortana is learning new songs. She has been able to sing for a while now, but asking her recently has resulted in new songs. There's a little problem, though. She doesn't actually sing them out. Instead, many of the songs are read aloud. Perhaps she's in the middle of...

Freecharge
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by Mark Guim
Aug 28, 2014

FreeCharge (freecharge.in), India's very popular online service for prepaid mobile recharges, postpaid bill payments, DTH recharges and datacard recharges, has just received a major update for their official app on Windows Phone. It's now a native app, instead of a web wrapper. Why is...

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by Mark Guim
Aug 28, 2014

Do you carry more than one phone? One in the left pocket and another one in the right pocket? That's a discussion going on right now at the WPCentral Off-topic lounge. Forum moderator, Guytronic, asks the question after a friend noticed him having a Lumia 635 in the right...

Neonize
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by Mark Guim
Aug 27, 2014

You probably have not heard of Neonize, because it's a new game that has just released simultaneously on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The good news is that Windows Phone users do not have wait after its release on other platforms. It's pretty good, too. Neonize is a mobile arcade...

Uber Cortana
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by Mark Guim
Aug 27, 2014

You have probably heard of Uber by now. It's a transportation network company that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire in over 70 cities. We were very excited when the official app returned to Windows Phone and we have been using it frequently. Windows Phone users also...

Xbox One quit game
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by Mark Guim
Aug 26, 2014

One of our favorite features on the Xbox One is the ability to resume games even after turning off the system. It's really handy at finishing single player games after being interrupted by errands. But once in a blue moon, we notice games getting stuck at the splash screen when...

Volvo on Call
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by Mark Guim
Aug 25, 2014

Volvo (volvocars.com), the Swedish automaker, has just announced that their new 2015 models will include the company's Sensus connectivity and infotainment system as standard. This includes the 2015.5 Volvo S60, V60, XC60, S80, and XC70.

Volvo's Sensus Connect system includes...