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CNET
New BlackBerry 10 OS looks great, but trips on kinksSometimes you'll find more options in a dedicated menu button, one that "borrow
New BlackBerry 10 OS looks great, but trips on kinks
CNET / Posted 2 hours ago
Sometimes you'll find more options in a dedicated menu button, one that "borrows" the same ellipsis design used with Windows Phone and Android 4.x. The lock screen (or "Standby screen") gives you a read-only glimpse of your awaiting messages... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamesor following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. Viber can be used on iPhon
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 3 hours ago
or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. Viber can be used on iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Windows Phone, Windows®, Windows 8®, Mac, Linux and Symbian devices over mobile or WiFi connections. For media enquiries,... Read more
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IGN
Nintendo 64 Emulator Removed Days After Appearing on Xbox Onestill claims it's compatible with Xbox One, but it appears you'll only be able
Nintendo 64 Emulator Removed Days After Appearing on Xbox One
IGN / Posted 17 hours ago
still claims it's compatible with Xbox One, but it appears you'll only be able to actually use it on PC, tablets, and Windows Phone at this point. Last month, Microsoft updated the Xbox One to allow users to run compatible Windows 10 apps on... Read more
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CNET
Why the death of the Firefox phone mattersInstead, Firefox OS was bunched with mobile software also-rans like BlackBerry,
Why the death of the Firefox phone matters
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
Instead, Firefox OS was bunched with mobile software also-rans like BlackBerry, Canonical's Ubuntu and Microsoft's Windows Phone. "The circumstances of multiple established operating systems and app ecosystems meant that we were playing... Read more
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CNET
Windows 10 review: Microsoft gets it rightChatting with Cortana Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana isn't exactly a ne
Windows 10 review: Microsoft gets it right
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
Chatting with Cortana Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana isn't exactly a new feature, as she's been on Windows Phone for just over a year. But the company's answer to Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google Now has made the transition to the... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft unveils redesigned Band 2 fitness tracker, coming Oct. 30 for $249to cross-platform functionality. As was the case with the original model, the n
Microsoft unveils redesigned Band 2 fitness tracker, coming Oct. 30 for $249
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
to cross-platform functionality. As was the case with the original model, the new Band will support iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices. It will wirelessly sync with the Microsoft Health app, where you can view detailed information on... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphonesThe Redmond, Washington-based company has convinced just 3 percent of smartphon
Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphones
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
The Redmond, Washington-based company has convinced just 3 percent of smartphone owners to adopt devices running its Windows Phone operating software. That figure is dwarfed by the 83 percent market share that Google's Android software... Read more
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CNET
Your guide to Windows 10will follow you everywhere: Windows 10 has a new notifications center for your
Your guide to Windows 10
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
will follow you everywhere: Windows 10 has a new notifications center for your apps -- even the ones from your Windows Phone. Capture pop-up menus with Windows 10's new delayed Snipping tool: In Windows 10, the Snipping tool lets you... Read more
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CNET
Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a new design, notifications and moreas easy to turn on as changing your ringer volume. With the three major mobile
Android 5.0 Lollipop brings a new design, notifications and more
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
as easy to turn on as changing your ringer volume. With the three major mobile operating systems -- Android, iOS and Windows Phone -- all offering roughly the same features, Google looked to the onscreen experience to make Android stand out.... Read more
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CNET
Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015make new phones completely silent, since chirps and haptic vibrations annoy me,
Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
make new phones completely silent, since chirps and haptic vibrations annoy me, but Samsung toned both down to acceptable Windows Phone levels. Samsung has also whittled down the menus. Multiwindow mode, for split-screen viewing, still lets you... Read more
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CNET
Looking for a new phone? Our smartphone buying guide shows you the best options.Snapdragon The current CPU smartphone king, Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of pr
Looking for a new phone? Our smartphone buying guide shows you the best options.
CNET / Posted 17 hours ago
Snapdragon The current CPU smartphone king, Qualcomm's Snapdragon family of processors shows up in many Android and Windows phones around the world. Right now, the Snapdragon 810 is the chip to beat for the kinds of heady task-processing we... Read more
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CNET
Windows 10 review: Microsoft gets it rightthem here. Wi-Fi Sense I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Wi-Fi Sense. While te
Windows 10 review: Microsoft gets it right
CNET / Posted 18 hours ago
them here. Wi-Fi Sense I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Wi-Fi Sense. While technically not a new feature (it's part of Windows Phone 8.1) its presence in Windows 10 should've been a welcome addition: Wi-Fi Sense connects your devices to trusted... Read more
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Red Bull
ACL Festival 2016 Livestream Lineup Is HereACL Festival livestream can be accessed at www.redbull.tv/aclfestival, via the
ACL Festival 2016 Livestream Lineup Is Here
Red Bull / Posted 22 hours ago
ACL Festival livestream can be accessed at www.redbull.tv/aclfestival, via the Red Bull TV app on Android, iOS and Windows phone; through Apple TV and Samsung TV’s Red Bull channels; and as a free downloadable app on Amazon Fire TV, Kindle... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devicesdevices for Windows 10 by 2018 or so, but admitted in late July that this was n
Microsoft claims Windows 10 now active on 400 million devices
ExtremeTech / Posted yesterday
devices for Windows 10 by 2018 or so, but admitted in late July that this was no longer possible thanks to the implosion of Windows Phone. With PC sales continuing to fall year-on-year, this was an indication Microsoft doesn’t expect a recovery any... Read more
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PC Advisor
3 reasons you'll want to use Allo, Google's new messaging appWhat is Google Duo?How to use Google Allo: Install the app Google has made All
3 reasons you'll want to use Allo, Google's new messaging app
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
What is Google Duo?How to use Google Allo: Install the app Google has made Allo available on both iOS & Android (sorry Windows Phone users), but unlike Hangouts you can’t use this app on your PC or tablet. It works in much the same way as... Read more
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CNET
How the Surface Phone could be a success videowith the best screen, camera, and battery life, no one will buy it Sue to the o
How the Surface Phone could be a success video
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
with the best screen, camera, and battery life, no one will buy it Sue to the operating system. And by the way, Marco is a Windows phone user. And the number one way a surface phone could be a success, is if it was transparent with holograms. The... Read more
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CNET
High-trim Chevrolet Silverado is truly a 'Cowboy Cadillac'there's another control option in the OnStar RemoteLink smartphone app. Using t
High-trim Chevrolet Silverado is truly a 'Cowboy Cadillac'
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
there's another control option in the OnStar RemoteLink smartphone app. Using the app for Android, iOS, Blackberry, or Windows Phone (how's that for cross-platform?), you can search for destinations and send them to the OnStar turn-by-turn... Read more
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express
Surface Phone set to FINALLY come with this great featureyet to include fingerprint scanning in its mobile devices. This has been inclu
Surface Phone set to FINALLY come with this great feature
express / Posted 6 days ago
yet to include fingerprint scanning in its mobile devices. This has been included in several Lumia smartphones running the Windows Phone platform, including the flagship Lumia 950 XL, as well as the Lumia 950 device. MICROSOFTMicrosoft's Windows... Read more
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CNET
Google's Allo messenger app is a know-it-alleven send money to another user. WhatsApp has more productivity support for sha
Google's Allo messenger app is a know-it-all
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
even send money to another user. WhatsApp has more productivity support for sharing documents and PDFs. and it's open to Windows Phone and BlackBerry users as well. Finally, all these apps have a desktop version, so you can chat seamlessly from... Read more
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CNBC
Microsoft just unveiled a new Nokia phonesuggest that Microsoft is planning a Surface-branded phone for next year. In th
Microsoft just unveiled a new Nokia phone
CNBC / Posted 8 days ago
suggest that Microsoft is planning a Surface-branded phone for next year. In the mean time, Microsoft's Lumia and Windows Phone strategy has not succeeded, and both sales and Windows Phone market share have declined since the company's... Read more
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Bleacher Report
WWE Raw: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 19and come back for updates as Raw goes live at 8 p.m. ET on the USA Network. To
WWE Raw: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 19
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
and come back for updates as Raw goes live at 8 p.m. ET on the USA Network. Tom Clark can regularly be seen on Bleacher Report. His podcast, Tom Clark's Main Event, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Android, Windows Phone and online... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft could quit the Lumia line in Decemberfor a senior member of the Microsoft team to use the term "Surface Phone." If
Microsoft could quit the Lumia line in December
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
for a senior member of the Microsoft team to use the term "Surface Phone." If Microsoft does have plans to release a new Windows phone, our best chance at an official reveal will be during the company's October hardware launch event. Microsoft... Read more
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Lifehacker
Plex for Windows 10 is Now Truly Universalactually take advantage of all the capabilities of the universal platform. The
Plex for Windows 10 is Now Truly Universal
Lifehacker / Posted 11 days ago
actually take advantage of all the capabilities of the universal platform. The new Windows 10 app can actually work on Windows phones, integrates with Cortana, and supports Continuum—meaning you can run it as a desktop app if you connect your... Read more
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PC Advisor
Mac vs PC: Which one is best and which should you buy?if you want), dedicated gaming rigs, ultra-thin models, or a device that conver
Mac vs PC: Which one is best and which should you buy?
PC Advisor / Posted 13 days ago
if you want), dedicated gaming rigs, ultra-thin models, or a device that converts between a tablet and PC. There’s even a Windows phone that can turn into a full blown Windows PC when you plug it into peripherals. Yes, the Apple lineup is high... Read more
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The Register
Microsoft Desktop Bridge opens, Win32 apps can now cross into Windows Storewhich are now the primary computing devices for billions and therefore a platfo
Microsoft Desktop Bridge opens, Win32 apps can now cross into Windows Store
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
which are now the primary computing devices for billions and therefore a platform Microsoft covets. History tells us that Windows Phone just didn't happen, making mobilising apps appealing just not that urgent. Indeed, one of the converted apps... Read more
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CNET
OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?can use it on the Web, by downloading a desktop app for Mac and earlier version
OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
can use it on the Web, by downloading a desktop app for Mac and earlier versions of Windows, or the OneDrive Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Xbox apps. You can store any kind of file in the service, including photos, video and documents, and then... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Catch the Japanese Film Festival at GSCfor all screenings can be purchased via GSC box office, GSC e-payment at gsc.co
Catch the Japanese Film Festival at GSC
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
for all screenings can be purchased via GSC box office, GSC e-payment at gsc.com.my or GSC mobile app (iOS, Android and Windows Phone). The Borneo Post readers who cut out this press release today (Sept 14) will be able to redeem tickets... Read more
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express
Microsoft has RUN OUT of Lumia replacement phones in the UK, report claimsMicrosoft has sold Lumia devices since 2011 Windows Phone users in the UK coul
Microsoft has RUN OUT of Lumia replacement phones in the UK, report claims
express / Posted 14 days ago
Microsoft has sold Lumia devices since 2011 Windows Phone users in the UK could find themselves left without a working device following reports that Microsoft has run out of devices. A report from Winbeta heard that one British Lumia user was... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft could quit the Lumia line in Decemberfor a senior member of the Microsoft team to use the term "Surface Phone." If
Microsoft could quit the Lumia line in December
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
for a senior member of the Microsoft team to use the term "Surface Phone." If Microsoft does have plans to release a new Windows phone, our best chance at an official reveal will be during the company's October hardware launch event. Microsoft... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Telegram 0.10.5Telegram is a free instant messaging app which works on all your devices: Andro
Telegram 0.10.5
techcentral.ie / Posted 15 days ago
Telegram is a free instant messaging app which works on all your devices: Android, iOS, PC, Mac, Linux, Windows Phone, and there’s a web version to cover everything else. You can have the app running simultaneously, everywhere, if you like– Telegram... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesAmericas on September 20 on Nintendo 3DS. Brave Frontier is available for down
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 15 days ago
Americas on September 20 on Nintendo 3DS. Brave Frontier is available for download globally on iOS, Android, Amazon and Windows Phone devices. Note: All dates mentioned are PST. Atlus U.S.A., Inc. has become known across the industry as a mark... Read more
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Canberra Times
How to score a free smartphoneEnhanced, which is actually an LG handset subtly rebadged. Telstra also offers
How to score a free smartphone
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
Enhanced, which is actually an LG handset subtly rebadged. Telstra also offers the entry-level Lumia 640 on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. Optus offers the widest range of choices for $40 a month, with the best picks being the large screen... Read more
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The Border Mail
Project gold medal: why Microsoft raced to Nokia dealpeople said, citing duplication of efforts on marketing and on encouraging deve
Project gold medal: why Microsoft raced to Nokia deal
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
people said, citing duplication of efforts on marketing and on encouraging developers to write applications for Microsoft’s Windows Phone software. The companies also run parallel mapping platforms. Ballmer, who had initiated the talks, felt that... Read more
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ajc.com
5 fitness apps that are cheaper than your Atlanta gym membershipfeatures such as no ads and trainer support for $2.99 a month. Endomondo, avai
5 fitness apps that are cheaper than your Atlanta gym membership
ajc.com / Posted 17 days ago
features such as no ads and trainer support for $2.99 a month. Endomondo, available on Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Windows phone. endomondo.com. Endomondo bills itself as a "trainer in your pocket" and helps you make a plan for running,... Read more
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The Register
Double-negative tweet could be Microsoft Surface Phone hintIt could be the end of the silly season; judge for yourself. The brand has gra
Double-negative tweet could be Microsoft Surface Phone hint
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
It could be the end of the silly season; judge for yourself. The brand has gradually been deprecated in favour of “Windows phone devices”. Only four Microsoft Windows 10 Lumias were ever announced, the fourth seven months ago. Their... Read more
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PC Magazine
Moodle LMSevery major browser and device, the interface will soon be responsive. Moodle a
Moodle LMS
PC Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
every major browser and device, the interface will soon be responsive. Moodle also offers mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Roles and Groups Administrators may choose from a variety of roles, which often overlap in complicated ways.... Read more
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CNET
How to improve battery life on any mobile deviceclick the three-dot icon at the top-right corner of the Data usage menu and che
How to improve battery life on any mobile device
CNET / Posted 19 days ago
click the three-dot icon at the top-right corner of the Data usage menu and check the "Restrict background data" box. Windows Phone 8.1 owners will find options to restrict background app data in the Data Sense app. As for BlackBerry 10 users,... Read more
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The Register
Apple: Crisis? What innovation crisis? BTW, you like our toothbrush?and able once again to choose dedicated custom hardware, as they did with the N
Apple: Crisis? What innovation crisis? BTW, you like our toothbrush?
The Register / Posted 20 days ago
and able once again to choose dedicated custom hardware, as they did with the Nokia PureView 808, but couldn’t with its Windows Phone-based successor. The waterproofing and dustproofing immediately makes the 7 more attractive. As ever, Apple... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
6 surprising uses for your old smartphoneyou've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. W
6 surprising uses for your old smartphone
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
you've been living under a rock, you know Apple has released two new iPhones. With much less fanfare, new Android and Windows Phone smartphones enter the market regularly. So you decide it's time to put down your hard-earned money on one of... Read more
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All About Symbian
Where's the character? Fall in love, not into utilityif you really do want to go down this route. The Nokia Lumia 1020 - I'd go so
Where's the character? Fall in love, not into utility
All About Symbian / Posted 22 days ago
if you really do want to go down this route. The Nokia Lumia 1020 - I'd go so far as to say that this is the only Lumia/Windows Phone with any real character of its own - it was an evolution of the 'fabula' 800/920 (and others) design, but... Read more
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The Register
'I'm sorry, your lift has had a problem and had to shut down'finally – for this week, anyhow – this BSOD is notable not for its size, but th
'I'm sorry, your lift has had a problem and had to shut down'
The Register / Posted 23 days ago
finally – for this week, anyhow – this BSOD is notable not for its size, but the frustration it would cause. It's a Windows Phone crash Spencer suffered in 2013: Insert disk WHERE, EXACTLY? Keep 'em coming. We might have to give headline... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesGames is a small indie dev studio located on Gotland, Sweden. Developing for St
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 23 days ago
Games is a small indie dev studio located on Gotland, Sweden. Developing for Steam, Windows Store (With Xbox Live), Windows Phone, Android, iOS and Xbox360, Mexond is most known for the games T-Kara Puzzles, Animated Puzzles (the original)... Read more
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ServerWatch
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Servicein Azure RemoteApp can be used on Windows as well as smartphones. Users running
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Service
ServerWatch / Posted 23 days ago
in Azure RemoteApp can be used on Windows as well as smartphones. Users running Windows x86, Windows x64, Windows 8.1 RT, Windows Phone 8.1, Android, iPad and iPhone, and Mac devices can all download the Azure RemoteApp client and use the... Read more
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International Business Times
Lumia 950 and 950 XL unlocked models in UK getting double-tap-wake feature via OTA updatethis important update OTA," reported a user on Microsoft community forum. The
Lumia 950 and 950 XL unlocked models in UK getting double-tap-wake feature via OTA update
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
this important update OTA," reported a user on Microsoft community forum. The double-tap-to-wake feature debuted with Windows Phone 8.1 as a built-in feature, which allows turning the phone's screen on simply by double tapping it. This... Read more
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