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Windows Phone 8.1

This latest update to Windows Phone is not generally available yet, so most users will need to wait until their networks push out the update. If you’re interested in grabbing it now, you can do so via the Windows Phone …

Super Calendar for Windows Phone

Ever since the days of the Palm devices, developers have been coming up with better versions of the applications (‘apps’, as we call them these days) which are native to the devices. Many moons ago I remember acquiring a calendar …

Instagram apps for Windows Phone

Instagram appsApps are an important consideration when choosing a phone. I’ve had a number of discussions about ‘missing apps’ for Windows Phone, and in the past one of them was Instagram. True to say that there’s still no official Instagram app …

Bing apps for Windows Phone

Bing appsNews-centric apps are great at showing the capabilities of Windows Phone’s live tiles, so I was glad to see Microsoft release four new Bing apps last week… Bing News, Bing Sport, Bing Weather and Bing Finance. They’re a bit like …

Calendar apps for Windows Phone

One of the best features of Windows Phone is the live tiles which allow you to see updated info (such as news, weather, social updates) without actually opening the app. Certain apps also push info onto the lock screen – …

Lumia 920 photos

Kitchen Christmas treeKitchen Christmas treeFollowing on from the brief review of the Lumia 920, here’s a quick couple of photos. Click on the small images to see the larger versions.

The first photo was taken in the kitchen with no light other than the …

Nokia Lumia 920

Windows Phone 8 start screenYesterday was quite an eventful day. A while ago Microsoft employees were promised three things… a Surface device, a Windows Phone 8 device, and a new Windows 8-certified laptop.

It came to pass that two of these were dished out …

Cowlick! for Windows Phone

A few months ago I provided an overview of some of the Twitter clients available for Windows Phone. At the time, I said that my favourite was gleek! – its live tile and colour-coding, along with its full compliment of …

Mehdoh 2 (Twitter client for Windows Phone)

A couple of months ago I posted a summary of Twitter clients for Windows Phone but didn’t include Mehdoh as I was under the impression that development on the client had ceased (based on info from a web site dedicated …

Windows Phone 8 start screen

Windows Phone 8 was announced today at the Windows Phone Summit. A huge amount of new capabilities are being added to the platform (to be discussed another time), but there’ll be visible enhancements right on the start screen… variable tile …

Euro 2012 for Windows Phone

So far so good for England – thanks to Arsenal’s Theo Walcott, who I’ve always said is a great asset to the team (ahem), England recovered from an abysmal start to the second half and took a deserved victory against …

Twitter clients for Windows Phone

If you’re a user of Twitter and an owner of a Windows Phone, you may argue as to whether you actually need a Twitter client since the native integration into the phone’s OS is so good. If you’re not familiar …

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