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BBC iPlayer coming to Windows Phone 7.5 and 8

BBC iPlayer coming to Windows Phone 7.5 and 8

By 5 March 2013

The BBC has struck a deal with Microsoft to bring a version of its iPlayer catch-up service to Windows Phone. It says the BBC iPlayer will work on Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8 handsets through a shortcut application that will be available "soon"... >>

Santa ditches Google in favour of Microsoft, for this year's NORAD Tracker

Santa ditches Google in favour of Microsoft, for this year's NORAD Tracker

By 13 December 2012

The NORAD Santa Tracker, an online and app-supported way of seeing where Father Christmas is delivering presents on Christmas Eve, has switched from its usual mapping partner, Google, to Bing Maps this year. The festive service will remain as fun as ever,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: EyeEm review (Android/iPhone/Windows Phone)

APP OF THE DAY: EyeEm review (Android/iPhone/Windows Phone)

By 15 October 2012

There is no shortage of social networks and no shortage of photos apps. There's also a growing mass of apps that punch the two things together. The name on everyone's lips is Instagram, naturally, but that's not the only route if you're looking to funk... >>

Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone

Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone

By 31 August 2012

Nimbuzz is coming to Windows Phone devices after the instant messaging app developer spoke directly with Nokia. The application - which enables its 105 million users to communicate with each other free via text message, group messaging, picture sharing... >>

Nokia maps Gotham City in 3D, but how long before it's New York from your phone?

Nokia maps Gotham City in 3D, but how long before it's New York from your phone?

By 5 July 2012

Nokia is to let fans of the new Batman The Dark Knight Rises film explore Gotham City in 3D. The mobile phone manufacturer has put a video on its official YouTube channel that shows how users will be able to dart around the city as if it was real life.... >>

Windows Phone 7.8: Windows Phone 8 for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphones

Windows Phone 7.8: Windows Phone 8 for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphones

By 20 June 2012

Microsoft has confirmed that the current range of Windows Phone 7.5 users will not be getting Windows Phone 8 on their smartphone. However, they will get some of the new features of the new operating system via a Windows Phone 7.8 update. In a move by... >>

Hands on: Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 review

Hands on: Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 review

By 30 May 2012

Microsoft has released a version of Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 users, allowing them to create almost never ending panoramic shots from their phone. The app that has been available for iPhone users for some time is yet another app that makes it to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: WhatsApp review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: WhatsApp review (Android)

By 21 May 2012

Smartphones are great for keeping in touch, be that with friends, family or colleagues. It really doesn't matter what device you have, there are plenty of options available to you. SMS and MMS messaging is great, but sometimes you want something more... >>

Facebook for Windows Phone 2.5 update coming, adds new features

Facebook for Windows Phone 2.5 update coming, adds new features

By 24 April 2012

Facebook for Windows Phone is about to get a big update, according to its developers. Details of the next version (v2.5) of the social networking app for Microsoft's mobile platform have been published in a Facebook post. "The team has been working hard... >>

Skype for Windows Phone 7 sheds beta label, still won't work in the background

Skype for Windows Phone 7 sheds beta label, still won't work in the background

By 22 April 2012

Skype for Windows Phone 7 has ditched the beta label and been updated to version 1.0. The new update, released by Microsoft, adds the ability to search for and add new contacts, as well as call landline numbers from the app over Wi-Fi and 3G. The app... >>