Nextgen Reader for Windows and Windows Phone – Both for $2.49

Last month I reviewed the great Readly/RSS reader NextGen Reader which is my personal favorite reader available for both Windows and Windows Phone.  You can read that review here and in that review I point out that the app is a Universal app.  That means if you buy it for Windows or for Windows Phone, you get the counterpart as part of the license.  Normally this is $2.99 but this weekend you can pick up Nextgen Reader for both Windows and Windows Phone for only $2.49.   Do yourself a favor and get this great app if you read a lot of RSS news and have a Feedly account.

NextGen Reader for Windows Phone – $2.99 (Universal App) – Download Now

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Review of The Kindle App for Windows Phone – Solid Performance But Lacking Features

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While eReader apps have come and gone – along with their services – the one constant that has remained is Amazon’s Kindle.  The Kindle app has been available for Windows Phone for some time now and its performance and stability has certainly improved over time.  The biggest challenge with the app remains feature parity when compared to the iOS or Android version of the app.  It is an area that Amazon could and should improve this app for Windows Phone users (and for Windows as well I might add) to get the full benefit of all the features available from Amazon on the platform.

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Nokia Lumia 800 Breaks Pre-Order Sales Record for Orange in The UK

It appears that Nokia’s decision to offer Windows Phone as their primary mobile platform has already paid off.  Last week their flagship Lumia 800 launched in the UK and Orange, one of the major mobile carriers in the country, announced a record number of pre-order sales for a Nokia device.  To be sure it was helped by a promotion where people could get a free Xbox 360 but that is not the only reason:  50% of the pre-orders were from existing Nokia customers.

You can read the full article over at WinRumors.com