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The majority of Downloads made of Windows Phone App have been done by ‘Low- Memory’ Devices

New data from Microsoft imply that developers of app meant for the Windows Phone platform ought to perhaps give a tad more importance to lower-powered devices. As Microsoft did find out in its study of downloads made from Windows Store starting from this just completed November, 71% of every app download originated from what it depicts as “low-memory devices.” A ...

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Fitbit – The 3rd Party Windows Phone App That Has Been Given Voice by Cortana

While the majority of people aren’t concerned about what you’ve had for lunch, Cortana of Microsoft wishes hearing all about it. Fitbit has turned out to be the first 3rd party Windows Phone app for integrating virtual assistant of Microsoft inside the app, allowing users to read out what they’ve had by voice. Users are able to turn on voice ...

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Yo App Released for Windows Phone Smartphones

Having already enthralled iPhone and Android, social app Yo has currently been brought out for Windows Phone smartphones as well. This app by which users can exchange ‘Yo’ notifications already had over 1 million users prior to its most recent expansion. This app is developed in Israel and is supported by seed funding of $1.2m and its developers are keen on ...

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Microsoft Launches Universal Windows Apps Compatible with PCs, Tablets, Xbox One and Phones

At the Build 2014 conference, Microsoft has launched its Universal Window app that is compatible with PCs, Tablets, Xbox One and other phones. In other words, the Windows 8.1 Update 1 would be made available to Windows Phone developers. This is a big announcement for those developers who are looking forward to build the apps on Windows. David Treadwell, CVP ...

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Windows Phones to Get Facebook Messenger Soon

With increased number of Windows phone users, the number of apps being launched each day is growing too. The popular Facebook Messenger which wasn’t yet available for the Windows phone users is not slated to be available for the OS soon. The chat app Messenger’s launch was announced by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore and the details had been released. The messaging ...

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Office Web Apps Renamed by Microsoft to Office Online

It has been announced by Microsoft that Office Web Apps will be renamed to Office Online including online versions of PowerPoint, Word and Excel apps. Amanda Lefebvre, from the company’s Office blog came up with the news and it was clearly stated that the reason behind this decision is because of feedback from the users. Customers had already stated that ...

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Health & Fitness Beta App from Bing Released for Windows 8 Phones

The Bing team hasn’t yet finished with Windows Phone as they recently launched a new app named “Health & Fitness” for Windows 8 Phone devices. This app happens to be the mobile version of Windows 8/RT version and definitely looks great. Similar to “Food & Drink” app released by the company, this application is also in its beta phase. This ...

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Microsoft Building Xbox Reading App for Windows 8

Xbox Video and Xbox Music apps have already been developed by Microsoft for Windows 8 and the next target for the company is books. LiveSeno, a Chinese Microsoft blog discovered that Microsoft is searching for software engineer for developing an interactive reading app for Windows 8, capable of incorporating comics, magazines and books. It has been confirmed by ‘The Verge’ ...

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10 Must-Have Windows Phone Apps

The increasing number of must-have windows phone apps shows the increased interest of developers towards the windows store. Though the mobile operating system of Microsoft is relatively new when compared to android and iOS, the windows marketplace has been certainly doing well through the new and innovative products. 1. Facebook This app is deeply integrated with the Windows phone and ...

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Top 10 Windows Mobile Apps for Your Smartphone

Microsoft had considerable success in its efforts to make Windows phones a tougher competitor for Android and iOS. Applications play a major role in the popularity of a smart phone and interestingly, the number of top Windows mobile apps is growing steadily. Discussed here are some of them. 1. Amazing Weather HD This app offers weather overview for next 7 days with detailed ...

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