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Cortana adds public transit reminders in US and UK to help you 'Get Around'

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Here is everything we know about Windows 9 'Threshold' so far

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On Tuesday, September 30, Microsoft will hold an event in San Francisco where the company will begin to reveal what is next for its Windows operating system (with a specific focus for their enterprise customers).

While there has been a ton of interest in the tech media of what the company will reveal next week, Microsoft is taking a decidedly low-key approach in publicizing the event. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella won't be there (he's scheduled to be in India at the time for another press event) and Microsoft isn't bothering to offer a live stream of the press conference, which will be attended by the company's operating system leader Terry Myerson and his right hand man Joe Belfiore.

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Microsoft Future Decoded Tech Day to be held in London on 12th November

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Microsoft is holding an event in London called Future Decoded. Spanning three days, Future Decoded appeals to a variety of communities, including business, enthusiasts and developers. Tech Day (day 3) at the event is focused entirely on IT Professionals and developers and the advancement of technology, coinciding with Apps World. Tickets go for £59, but it's worth it when you consider what's on offer.

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Asphalt Overdrive for Windows Phone – Our first impressions

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Last week, we broke the news that Gameloft's Asphalt Overdrive would soon be launching, which it did just a few days larer. Asphalt Overdrive is a new take on the Asphalt series, with simplified controls and endless races. It's still just as fast and beautiful as you'd expect from an Asphalt game though, with plenty of familiar series touches.

Overdrive is free to play like Asphalt 8, and a much smaller download (though it downloads more data after you launch it). It works on all Windows Phone 8 devices, but it does require a constant internet connection. Read on for some quick impressions and our hands-on video, and then be sure to try it for yourself and join the WPCentral gang!

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2 days ago

Canyon Capers, a platform Windows Phone game with a retro feel

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Canyon Capers is a retro styled arcade platform Windows Phone game that has you guiding your players across fifty levels of play, collecting gems and treasures while ducking and dodging dangerous creatures.

Graphics have that early 1990's feel and while some may find game play uneventful, the game does grow on you. Available for low-memory devices, Canyon Capers isn't a bad option to consider if you are looking for a throwback styled Windows Phone game.

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2 days ago

BLU Win HD is now available on Amazon for $179

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This Lumia 635 hard case comes in 5 colors and is only $4.95 today!

Today Only: Buy the Mobi Products Hard Shell Case for Nokia Lumia 635 and save 72%

Made from a durable polycarbonate, these Nokia Lumia 635 hard cases are strong enough to withstand drops and thin enough to keep in your pocket. The case snaps together around your device leaving access to the screen, camera, ports and buttons. Don't miss this limited time deal!

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Download file sizes for the Windows Technical Preview for Enterprise revealed

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Microsoft slips 'Windows TH' name onto new technical preview site

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Microsoft's next version of Windows, known alternatively as Windows 9 and by the code name "Threshold" is set for unveiling on September 30th but it seems Microsoft has let a little bit more info slip out ahead of schedule. Appearing on Microsoft's Tech Net site, the 'Windows TH' name has been dropped along with some details about a 'Windows Technical Preview for Enterprise'.

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3 days ago

ICYMI: September 27, 2014

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ICYMI: September 27, 2014

A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It (ICYMI).

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3 days ago

AT&T offering double data on Mobile Share plans for a limited time

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Development of Fantasia Painter Windows Phone app to continue after long hiatus

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Microsoft's operating system leader teases new Windows name ahead of Tuesday reveal

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More than a decade later, King of Dragon Pass is now on Windows Phone

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King of Dragon Pass (a-sharp.com/kodp) is now on Windows Phone. Originally a computer game published in 1999, it was updated for iOS in 2011, and then ported to Android just a month ago. Now, Windows Phone gamers can start playing it too. If you prefer graphically intensive games, this might not be for you. King of Dragon Pass focuses more on the story. As a clan leader, you have to make decisions based on various needs of survival and prospering, as well as manage the problems presented by your surrounding or clan members.

The official trailer gives you a good idea of what to expect in this game. Go watch it before you decide to buy the game for $11.99. Nope, that's not a typo.

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3 days ago

Windows Phone Store Collection: Indie Game Spotlight

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Windows Phone Store Collection: Indie Game Spotlight

Windows Phone Central Roundup: Indie Games

While some may see things differently, the Windows Phone Store has plenty of quality games on the shelves from major software developers such as Gameloft, EA Sports, Disney, Ubisoft and Microsoft Studios. Along with the major studios, the Store has a fantastic collection of games from independent studios.

While these gaming titles may be from the little guy on the block, they often can hold their own up against the major releases. These games are addictive, entertaining, challenging and are highlighted in the Indie Game Spotlight Collection in the Store. The Collection features forty gaming titles and for this week's roundup, we've plucked four games that should appeal to most.

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