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Play Destiny on Xbox One with fellow Windows Phone Central readers

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I'm sitting here waiting for UPS to deliver my Ghost Edition of Destiny for the Xbox One. I won't lie; I'm super jealous of all you guys and gals already playing without me. That said, even though you may be playing it already, you'll need to find some extra players to complete things like raids in Destiny. Don't have a busy friends list on Xbox Live? You're never alone when you're with us.

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Deal Alert: MetroPCS selling Lumia 521 for just $19 in its stores

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Lumia 830 coming to AT&T by the holidays, Stephen Elop says

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Apple announced the iPhone 6, so we're giving away a Lumia 830 and Lumia 735!

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BLU Win JR unboxing – The best $89 you can spend on a Windows Phone

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Earlier this week, we reported that BLU is selling their new Win JR Windows Phone direct through Amazon.com (direct link). The fully unlocked, dual-SIM device is the first Windows Phone from the fledgling company and at $89 and no contract, it seems too good to be true. At the time, we noted how ours was on the way and sure enough, Amazon delivered it on time today.

So, how good can a $90 Windows Phone be? Watch our video unboxing and hands on to find out. Spoiler alert: it gives Lumias a run for their money.

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Microsoft reportedly close to buying Minecraft maker in $2 billion deal

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Stardock's new ShadowFX utility for Windows 8 and 8.1 adds shadows to windows

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CNN for Windows Phone update improves breaking news alerts, adds high res image support for iReport

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Get a jump on the job hunt with getHired, this week's Windows Phone myAppFree deal

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If you are job hunting, getHired is an app hoping to help you find opportunities from the comfort of your Windows Phone. getHired is a search engine that taps into eight job opportunity sources that spans more than sixty countries.

Think of getHired as a huge Help Wanted section of your local newspaper. In just tinkering with the app for a short time, it comes across as a nice resource for those in search of employment. It is also this week's myAppFree deal.

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Microsoft's latest Cortana vs Siri commerical offers a memory challenge

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6 days ago

Spec fight: New iPhone 6 vs. the best new Windows Phones

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Hey guys, today Apple, announced two new smartphones – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. For the Apple faithful, this is the one time of year they get to fawn over new tech. Whether we like it or not, the iPhone has always been a benchmark to compare against other smartphones. So how do the two new iPhones stack up technologically against some of the best new Windows Phones? Let's do a quick spec comparison and find out!

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Verizon HTC 8X to get Windows Phone 8.1 in late October

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Age of Empires: Castle Siege private beta spotted in Windows Phone Store

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Ice Age Adventures review – A surprisingly decent universal game for Windows Phone and Windows 8

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Back when Xbox games for Windows Phone were more of a thing, Gameloft published a free to play city building game called Ice Age Village. That particular genre is mostly worthless, but many of us suffered through it any way for the Achievements. I do mean suffered, because Ice Age Village is a buggy game and the Windows Phone version was never updated with bug fixes or new content.

One year later, Gameloft brings a sequel called Ice Age Adventures to Windows Phone and Windows 8 and RT. The new game is still technically a free to play city builder, but vastly improved production values (Hello, voice acting!) and several design changes make for a much more enjoyable experience. Will it hold gamers' attentions without Achievements, though? Yeah, if you can tolerate the IAP mechanics, you'll probably have a bit of fun with it.

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Facebook Messenger updated with ability to forward messages and photos

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