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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.
Microsoft has released a new version of its Bing app for Android devices, which now has a new streamlined design as well as performance improvements and a way to track Bing Rewards points.
Moves offers unique movement interpretation algorithms which collect data from sensors inside mobile device which makes it an attractive buy for Facebook.
Earlier this month, Virus Shield, scammed over 10,000 people that downloaded the application. Google is now offering a refund and a $5 Google Play Store credit for the inconveneince.
Facebook introduces Nearby Friends, a feature that will allow users to automatically share their location with friends for casual meetups. Nearby Friends will be available on iOS and Android in the US
Have you been waiting to use the new Project My Screen feature in Windows Phone 8.1? Well, wait no more - the PC companion app that facilitates this feature is now available from Microsoft.
Microsoft has announced the launch of a pilot program which will allow a few Windows Phone app developers to respond to reviews of their software in the Windows Phone Store.
People can enter their normal sleep schedules, select where they will be going, and what kind of light they'll be exposed to so that Entrain can then create a personalized sleep schedule.
The $3.99 app "Virus Shield" by Deviant Solutions doesn't protect the user's privacy, scan for malware, speed up the user's phone or block ads. However it has 10,000 downloads and a 4.5 star rating.
Turner Sports Interactive has released an app for fans which can single-handedly watch live NCAA games, provide stats, and display game schedules in one shot.
Security firm FireEye has published a new report exposing an iOS 7 vulnerability which could allow hackers to monitor user interactions such as touches, home and volume key presses as well as TouchID.
Facebook has just unveiled a new news reading service and app, dubbed Paper. This will allow users to view their news feed in a beautiful and intuitive way, similar to the Flipboard design.
A BBC insider claims that issues with Kinect have been plaguing the development of an iPlayer app for the Xbox One, and accuses Microsoft of offering little assistance to help resolve the problems.
Microsoft has released its first "core" game promised for Windows 8.1, an airplane simulator named "Cold Alley," though the first user reviews of the game paint it in a poor light.
A third-party developer has released its Pages Manager app for Windows 8.1, allowing users of the social network to maintain any pages they're administrators of on Facebook.
Microsoft has released a new app, called Project Siena, and while this seems like just another app, the potential here is profound as the platform is highly versatile.
Nokia is allowing all owners of Lumia smartphones to download a public beta version of its Camera app so that new features can be tested in the wild before they become part of the official app.
British artist Kyle Lambert is bringing his art to the iPad, or maybe bringing the iPad to his art. His latest creation is a highly realistic portrait of Morgan Freeman made entirely on the tablet.