Recently, Microsoft promised they’ll bring more popular apps to Windows Phone 8, and today Instagram will be made available. The app reportedly features the same filters that iPhone and Android users take for granted, but the experience will be limited at the start. Users will have to upload pictures from their gallery as in-app picture-taking
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It certainly looks like prospects are improving for Windows Phone 8 users. After getting locked out of some of the most popular cross-platform titles, Nokia announced, during a press conference in Abu Dhabi, a slew of devices and reputable apps hitting the Windows Phone store. We already knew that Flipboard, Vine and Path were en
Uber launched its popular app and taxi service in Toronto last year and it now seems they’re getting ready to expand. On the company blog today, Uber declared that Montreal is currently in a “testing phase” and availability of taxis will be limited. Uber also notes that “if you can’t get a car at first,
Microsoft has announced the third update to the Windows Phone 8, known as GDR3, or General Distribution Release 3. The company stated on their blog that the update includes several key features such as a “bigger Start screen” that now houses six Live Tiles and “paves the way for future Windows Phone devices with 5-
When Nokia officially announced the Lumia 1020 in July they also declared that popular apps such as ‘Vine, Path and Flipboard will soon be available on Windows Phone.’ There was no word on when the apps will become available, but a small – very small – step forward shows a bit of hope for Vine.
Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is a popular picture and video sharing app that has over 130 million active users. Instagram is currently available via the web, or as a mobile app on the iPhone and Android devices. Instagram declared back in June that they only go ‘where the growth is’ and there’s no
Skype for Windows Phone 8 has been updated today to version 2.9, adding a couple of user-requested features that should appease long-time users. The Microsoft-owned company has been quickly iterating its Windows Phone app, which now supports background calling and improved HD video chats. Version 2.9 adds a new homescreen with easier access to favourite
Deezer, the world’s most popular streaming music service, has launched a new Windows Phone 8-compatible app today to take on Spotify, Rdio, Slacker and the incumbent Xbox Music and Nokia Music services. The company is touting its new app as being about discovery, with curated playlists and radio stations based on a user’s location front
Netflix has launched the ability to create individual account profiles for those who share a single login but don’t want recommendations streams to cross. Due to Netflix’s emphasis on discovery, accounts with multiple users were often being recommended disparate, opposing movies and TV shows based on history. The ability to separate profiles allows families or