Category Archives: Windows Phone

A Glimpse of The Future of Microsoft’s Windows Phone Apps – Via Android

By | April 14, 2015

Over the past few weeks I have been using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet as part of my daily routine.  As I put in my post a few weeks ago, it has been refreshing to have so many apps available on the platform but I still have plenty of things about Android itself that I’m not fond… Read More »

BLU Win HD LTE Windows Phone Now At The Microsoft Store for $199 Unlocked

By | April 13, 2015

The value priced but powerful BLU Win HD LTE Windows Phone has made its way to the Microsoft Store and is priced at $199 unlocked.  If you don’t remember, this new phone was announced just before MWC this year and is the latest in the lineup from BLU Windows Phones aimed at giving solid mid-range features at an… Read More »

Amazon for Windows Phone Updated With Bug Fixes

By | April 13, 2015

The official Amazon for Windows Phone app has received a small but important update today, addressing some bugs within the app and making some performance improvements.  The update, version 2.6.82.1 for those keeping score at home, doesn’t bring any new features but in my testing this morning does have a significant performance boost over the previous build.  If… Read More »

What Is New in Windows 10 for Phone Build 10051

By | April 10, 2015

As the latest Windows 10 for Phone preview is now rolling out, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul has posted a blog update outlining some of the new features that are in this build.  There are a lot but equally, there are a lot of known issues which could be a show stopper for some of you.  As I posted this… Read More »

Starbucks Locator App for Windows Phone Gets Another Major Update With Store Open Indicator

By | April 10, 2015

While there is still now official Starbucks app for Windows Phone, one of the best alternative apps is Starbucks Locator.  The app is developed by Lancelot Software and it has just received another significant update, its 3rd in the last month or so.  The new update, version 2.2.0.0 for those keeping score at home, brings a host of… Read More »

HERE Maps, HERE Drive+ and HERE Transit All Updated With Account Sign-In Fixes

By | April 10, 2015

HERE has issued updates to their three main apps for Windows Phone, HERE Maps, HERE Drive+ and HERE Transit, all addressing the same issue with HERE account sign-in amongst other fixes.  The updates are all available now in the Windows Phone Store and users of these apps should get the updates, especially if you have had issues signing… Read More »

Angry Birds Seasons Updated with New NBA Ham Dunk Episode

By | April 10, 2015

My personal favorite version of the Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Seasons, has received a new 15 level episode honoring the NBA, aptly named NBA Ham Dunk.  The new update also brings the game up to version 5.0.0 for those keeping score at home.  It is the latest free update to the game which now sports hundreds of… Read More »

myAT&T For Windows Phone Gets A Minor Update to Fix Rollover Data Reporting

By | April 10, 2015

For those of you who are AT&T customers and use the myAT&T app for Windows Phone, there is a minor update available in the Windows Phone Store.  The update, version 4.4.1.0 for those keeping score at home, allows you to view your Rollover Data as you could when this particular update was first released a couple of weeks… Read More »

Fitbit for Windows Phone Update With Much Improved All-Day Sync Support

By | April 4, 2015

The Fitbit for Windows Phone app has received an update that should help those of us who use the All-Day Sync feature.  If there has been one complaint I’ve had about the app so far it has been the reliability of this background sync feature.  Now it seems to be resolved.  The update, version 1.7.254.13801 for those keeping… Read More »

Vine for Windows Phone Update Brings Camera Roll Uploading Support

By | April 3, 2015

Vine for Windows Phone has been out since November 2013 and aside from a few very minor updates has remained virtually untouched.  It was, until today, a classic example of there been an app update gap for Windows Phone when you compare it to other platforms.  Today a new build, version 2.5 for those keeping score at home,… Read More »

6Tag for Windows Phone Updated With Improved Photo Quality

By | April 3, 2015

The popular Instagram app 6Tag has received another update for those who use it on Windows Phone.  This latest update, version 4.1 for those keeping score at home, was hinted at last week by developer Rudy Huyn on Twitter and included a tease of the biggest improvement of the release:  Improved photo upload quality.  6Tag is my favorite… Read More »

PayPal Here Launched for Windows Phone

By | April 2, 2015

A few weeks ago PayPal launched PayPal Here for Windows 8.1, an app that allows you to take credit card and PayPal payments on your Windows PC or Tablet.  This morning that same app has come to Windows Phone giving you the option to take payments in your place of business.  No longer are you tied to being “behind… Read More »