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Microsoft has released a math-learning app for Windows Phone users which it hopes will help teachers and students to approach the subject in a more engaging and interesting way.
Microsoft has announced that they have acquired Sunrise, a calendar application that follows a string of recent applications by Microsoft to expand its app portfolio
Following several allegations of Uber drivers sexually abusing their passengers, the service has now decided to launch an in-app panic button for its customers in India.
Microsoft has released a #TileArt app for Windows Phone devices which allows users to customize their tiles with different images. Additionally, Microsoft has also announced an associated competition.
After recent news of the app getting unpublished from the Windows Phone Store, Opera has stated that Opera Mini will return to the platform's store, at least in a beta state.
TeamViewer, Opera Mini and VLC Remote have been removed from the Windows Phone Store. While TeamViewer will probably be back with an update, the news regarding the other two apps isn't all that good.
Microsoft has updated its Tetra Lockscreen app with a plethora of bug fixes and new features. Despite being available in the US only, it can still be downloaded on all WP8.1 devices except Lumia 1520.
Facebook has launched a 'lite' version of its social networking app in emerging markets. The app requires minimal specifications and works perfectly even on a 2G connection, according to user reviews.
Windows Phone users can rejoice as the official Dropbox app has finally landed in the Store as a universal app. This is the latest move in the partnership between Microsoft and Dropbox.
Twitter's Windows Phone app will now indicate that users can't tweet animated GIFs, one of the features available in its Android and iOS apps. Additionally, People Hub integration has been added.
Last week a 'Phone Insider' app was found in the Store, and Microsoft's Gabe Aul confirmed that more details are coming on Jan 21. Now a different app has shown up and gives new hints for insiders.
After its initial launch in New Zealand and Australia, Microsoft's Sway app for iPhone makes its way into more countries, allowing many people to create, edit and share interactive presentations.
Every year, smartphones are given as holiday gifts and when comparing app installs surrounding the holidays, we can see that Windows Phone had roughly a 10% growth.
The South Korean government is outraged by Uber's service. As a result, South Korea wishes to arrest and possibly imprison Uber's CEO and Uber drivers local to South Korea.
In the latest build of Windows 10, 9901, there have improvements to Storage Sense since the last time we looked at this feature, including a few hints about saving apps and games to an SD card.
Microsoft, under its Skype brand, has a video sharing service called Qik and the company has updated the app with bug fixes and a couple new features as well.
If you registered to test out the VLC beta for Windows Phone, you can now download the beta from the Windows Store as the app finally got approved by Microsoft.
You can now join the VLC beta test for the upcoming Windows Phone application. This will be the first semipublic preview of the long-awaited app after the x86 version went public almost two years ago.
Microsoft quietly updated its App store policies recently and the change affects the cut that Microsoft will take on app store sales and the change works against developers.
PhotoMath, a camera-based app on Windows Phone and iOS, utilizes photo recognition to instantly display the results of almost any mathematical expression you point your phone at.
The first official Vine app for a non-smartphone platform has just been released, as the social network has released a version of the service for Microsoft's Xbox One console.
NASCAR officials are looking to Microsoft to help make their pre-race inspection process faster, and they are doing it by removing the arduous paper process that was previously in place.
The team behind the popular media player, VLC, has announced that their app has been updated and is ready for Windows 8.1 and we have posted the download link after the jump.
Since the smartphone era started, the message has been of an app 'gold rush'. But it looks like that time has passed, and the bigger app development businesses are dominating.
Netflix updated its Xbox One app, bringing a new interface users hate and cutting many features, such as voice navigation options, all gesture controls and the "continue watching" section.
Google has removed another privacy app from its Play Store after it was said to violate the company's policies but the creators say that it stayed within the boundaries set by Google.
Surpassing yet another major milestone, the WhatsApp CEO has just announced that the platform independent messaging app is now serving an astonishing six hundred million users.
Microsoft has rolled out its latest update to the OneNote 'Modern' app for Windows 8/RT, adding new features such as printing support, highlighting, and the ability to attach files to your notes.
2K Games has announced the original "BioShock" will make its way to Apple's iOS platform, though details on the games release are limited beyond that it's "coming soon."
Facebook is moving all chat features out of the main client and into the Messenger app. Many mobile users will now need to use this app for their IM needs, though some platforms won't change.
Those with an iPhone and the Yelp app can now leave a video review up to 12 seconds long for any business or location they want -- with a similar feature coming to Android soon.
Microsoft has finally released the long awaited Live Lock Screen app for Windows Phone 8.1, and you can download the beta from the Windows Phone Store if your phone meets the requirements.
For the discerning comic fan, Marvel is offering a rare deal: Access to its online archive of over 15,000 digital comics -- including Captain America, X-Men, and more -- for only 99 cents this month.
Microsoft has launched Video Tuner, an app that makes it fun and easy to edit videos on your Windows Phone, by cropping, recolouring, trimming, adjusting speed and even adding music from your phone.
Twitter has updated its Windows Phone app today - for the first time in seven months - and it brings with it more support for in-line features like viewing images, retweets and favorites.
Isis, the mobile payment system which launched last year, has announced that they will rebrand and change their name to avoid similarities with the militant Jihadist group of the same name.
Rudy Huyn, one of the best third-party Windows Phone developers, is calling out companies for not promoting their apps for Microsoft's smartphone platform with a new Twitter campaign.
Google has launched a new simple but very appealing game based around topical geography trivia and powered by its popular Maps software in which you simply name the city where the event took place.
Barnes & Noble plans to spin off its Nook business into a separate company by early next year, but it may be complicated by Microsoft's investment in the company from 2012.
Microsoft's Facebook app for Windows Phone has been updated with a new redesign as well as the ability to upload videos, a feature that was previously missing from the app.
Fitbit has confirmed that it will soon support Windows Phone 8.1 with the launch of a new app, finally allowing users to connect and sync their fitness-tracking wristbands to their Windows Phones.
A version of Facebook's rumoured Snapchat-rivaling photo messaging app, Slingshot, appeared erroneously on the App Store for a few hours earlier today allowing some to download and try it.
Microsoft will soon integrate Twitter into the Xbox One's TV programming guide, allowing users to interact with tweets during TV broadcasts. Additionally, 35 new Xbox One apps have been announced.
Microsoft is bringing several new TV-centric features to its Xbox One SmartGlass app on Android, iOS, Windows and Windows Phone, including the ability to control a set-top box as a universal remote.
Version 6.0 of the Instagram app for iOS and Android has been released, giving users far more options to customize their photos, with several settings getting custom levels, such as contrast.
The social network Facebook is rumoured to be building its own rival to the popular Snapchat photo and video-messaging service after an unsuccessful attempt to purchase the company last year.
The popular IM program WhatsApp has been removed from the Windows Phone Store without explanation - but the good news is that the app is still working for those with it already installed.
"Flappy Bird" developer Dong Nguyen says his infamous game will be making a return to Apple and Android in August, this time with a new multiplayer feature.
Spotify has updated its Windows Phone app with a new design as well as several new features and the company's Radio mode. The update still doesn't include Spotify's free service, however.