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Report claims Microsoft's Bing apps to be fully rebranded with MSN name next week

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4 days ago

Nokia Lumia 920 screen protectors for $8.95? That's happening today!

Today Only: Buy the BodyGuardz UltraTough Clear ScreenGuardz for Nokia Lumia 920 and save 44%

Made from the same tough material that shields the front of vehicles from rock chips and road debris, these UltraTough ScreenGuardz are cut perfectly to fit your Lumia 920's display. Each package includes 2 protectors so you always have a spare on hand or give one to a friend! Deal only valid today.

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4 days ago

Ryanair working on official Windows Phone app, 'should be available soon'

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Wunderlist gets updated with push notifications, Snap support and more

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Listen to alt-J on Xbox Music and watch Gotham on Xbox Video this weekend

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There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new and worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.

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5 days ago

Citi Cards app for Windows Phone 8 is officially now available

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File this headline under late-breaking, but Citi Cards (online.citibank.com) has finally released their popular app for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 users. According to our forums, Citi started exploring building an app for Microsoft's platform 11 months ago, and today, it is live and ready for download.

Citibank is currently one of the top credit card and financial institutions around, and Windows Phone tends to have a gap when it comes to official banking apps, especially in Western markets. Bringing 128-bit encryption the Citi Cards app lets users log in and fully manage their accounts without using the web browser.

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Rogers Lumia 830 demo units show up ahead of Canadian launch

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A few weeks back it was announced that the Canada would finally be picking up a new Lumia, specifically the Lumia 830, after what seems like an eternity of no interesting Windows Phones. Although we knew Canada was getting the new Lumia 830, the carrier and release date was a mystery. Today, we now know at least one of those, the operator.

Rogers is the lucky – and perhaps obvious – candidate for the Lumia 830 and indeed, stores are evidently already putting dummy demo units out for customers to take for a test ride. Reader of the site Mike R. swung by his local Rogers and found this Lumia 830 demo unit available for some public fondling. In the photos that Mike supplied us, you can see some of the Rogers marketing material behind the Lumia 830.

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Pipo Work-W4 Windows tablet could launch well under $100

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It looks like Microsoft and its OEM partners are being more aggressive with tablets running Windows. The Pipo Work-W4 slate could launch well under $100 and is expected to be riced at just $81, or RMB 499. Still a concept at this point, the device is expected to ship with a full version of Windows, not Windows RT, as it is powered by Intel's chipset.

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European ruling opens up the cabin for in-flight phone calls, Internet access

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Through a new decision made by the European Aviation Safety Agency, or EASA, the doors may be opening up to in-flight phone calls, emails, and streaming video on a flight in Europe in the future. Though EASA had allowed the use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) on flights in airplane mode last year, the new ruling on Friday would allow these devices to remain on whether or not they are placed into a transmission-restrictive airplane mode.

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Xbox Video for Windows Phone picks up SRT subtitle support for personal videos and more

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Following on the heels of the Xbox Video update for Windows 8.1, this afternoon the Phone version is also picking up a nice update. The last update was two weeks ago, and like Music, the Xbox teams are keeping busy in improving their app.

Today's update brings it to version 2.6.315, and there is a nice changelog to go along with it.

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Microsoft's Lumia 735 'selfie' phone could be Sprint's first Lumia ever

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It looks like Sprint may be get its first Lumia smartphone on its 4G LTE network as FCC documents reveal that the Lumia 735 supports compatibility for Sprint's Spark network. Listed under the model name Nokia RM-1078 in regulatory filings, the phone sports similar dimensions to the Lumia 730 and Lumia 735 variants, and comes with a removable back battery cover, micro SIM card slot, and microSD card slot along with support for Sprint's LTE bands 25, 26, and 41

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Poll - Should Lumia devices go full metal?

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Lumia devices feature colorful polycarbonate materials that give them a distinct look. Some devices have integrated the use of metal, like the frames on Lumia 925, Lumia 930, Lumia Icon, and Lumia 830, but no Lumia devices currently feature a unibody metallic design. Some people in the WPCentral forums have expressed interest in a metallic Lumia device. Are you one of them?

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WinHEC conferences coming back to support Microsoft hardware partners

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Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Community events haven't been around since 2008, but they're coming back as smaller, localized shows to offer workshops and networking opportunities for manufacturing partners. The next in the new generation of WinHEC shows will be March 18 in Shenzhen, China, and another is planned for Taiwan.

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5 days ago

Maestro email client for Windows Phone 8.1 is coming this Monday!

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For a few months now, the team behind Rowi Twitter have been teasing us with their forthcoming email client dubbed 'Maestro'. Running with the slogan "A better mail experience for Windows Phone 8.1", the app looks to shake up the native client on Windows Phone with a new, aesthetically pleasing one. In addition, we can expect a few more email tools for the addicts out there.

Today, the team has announced that the Maestro app for Windows Phone 8.1 is finally launching this Monday at 10 AM PT (1 PM ET). The app is considered a 'preview, so do not expect every feature to be enabled, as this is more about the core experience. Over the coming months, the team will add planned features and work with the community to improve the experience.

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5 days ago

KickBeat: Special Edition review – Kick butt to the music (and maybe gets yours kicked) on Xbox One

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Zen Studios is best known for Pinball FX2, but this week they released two totally different games for Xbox One: CastleStorm: Definitive Edition and KickBeat: Special Edition. KickBeat started out on Playstation 3 and Vita, finally arriving on Xbox One today in this new edition.

If music games are usually too sterile or non-violent for you, prepare for a beating. KickBeat is a martial arts rhythm featuring an authentic Kung Fu movie-style story and plenty of hard-hitting music to fight to. This Special Edition shakes things up with an expanded soundtrack. Just prepare for a few beatdowns as you adjust to the game's fierce learning curve.

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