Microsoft has given its Windows Phone 8 users some Xbox Live treats today, adding three new puzzle titles, for free, to its canon. Specifically, Microsoft Studios has made available Mahjong, Minesweeper and Solitaire Collection, a trio of games that help to fill the gap in the casual game space on the platform. Solitaire Collection includes
Microsoft is set to open three new retail stores in early 2014, one of which will be located in Mississauga’s Square One Shopping Centre. The company, which opened three retail stores in Canada this year, is set to launch its second Ontario-based outlet on February 8th 2014, focusing on yet another important location for shopping
Microsoft is reportedly offering Windows Phone users, across all devices and manufacturers, the opportunity to increase their SkyDrive storage allowance by 20GB for one year. In emails sent to a number of readers, the company claims that the amount, once activated, will be added to a user’s account for one year, which comes in addition
Here’s Nokia’s promo video for the new Lumia 2520, a Windows 8.1-powered tablet. It’s over 2-minutes and wants your help to “Keep the mullet alive.” Party in the front… business in the back. Thoughts?
Plex has existed on Windows Phone prior to today, but its app was left floundering with only the basest support for the newest version, WP8. Today, Plex has revisited Microsoft’s mobile OS with a brand new version, exclusively available for free to Nokia Lumia owners until the middle of January.
Today, Nokia unveiled the Lumia 525, a successor to the one of its most popular handsets, the Lumia 520. The device sports a 4-inch WVGA (800×480 pixel) display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB storage a 5MP flashless rear camera and a dual-core 1Ghz Snapdragon processor; the main difference from its predecessor is the amount of memory,
When Apple introduced the iPod in 2001, the idea of holding 30 million songs in your pocket was a little bit unrealistic. Back then, 500 or 1,000 songs was sufficient, as the dancing silhouettes needed no more than a dozen albums to get them through the day. As we’ve progressed through the plodding, insecure years
Though Nokia garners a lot of headlines for the camera hardware present in its smartphones, the company also devotes a lot of time and energy to improving its camera software. Late in October, during the launch of the 6-inch Lumia 1520, Nokia showed off Refocus, an application that allows users to play around with the
I like Nokia. I don’t just mean as a company, but as an idea. A European enterprise continually trying to improve the design of both its flagship and less expensive products, Nokia continues to excel at creating objectively stunning hardware. With the Lumia 1020, the company took its best technological innovation in years, PureView, and
Nokia’s Lumia devices may finally be gaining traction in North America, where success has until now been scarce and is so badly needed. The company sold 8.8 million Lumias worldwide, buoyed by increased demand in North America, which sold 1.4 million units alone. This is up 400% over the same period last year, and nearly