Author Surur

Site Admin and Windows Phone enthusiast, he has been using Windows Mobile devices since before they were called PocketPC™s. He is currently sporting a Nokia Lumia 930.

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Windows Phone users are rapidly running out of excuses not to exercise, with a flood of fitness tracking gadgets now supporting Windows Phone. The latest is Adidas updated their miCoach app with support for the Fit Smart fitness tracker. In version 1.3.0.735 windows phone users are now able to: Set-up and configuration of Fit Smart. Download of workouts done with…

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If you are in Italy then UniEuro may have a great deal in store for you tomorrow. They will be offering the Nokia Lumia 930, the current Windows Phone flagship, for only 299 Euro ($367) as part of a Christmas promotion. The deal will be available online and in store, and the 1080P Snapdragon 800 device will also come with…

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The Lumia 535 has a very clear touch screen issue, particularly towards the bottom of the screen, which Microsoft has already acknowledged publicly. Now Microsoft has issues a press release promising a fix to Vietnamese users of the dual-SIM Lumia 535 on the 27th December 2014. The machine- translated release reads: Ho Chi Minh City, December 19, 2014 Prior information…

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BookMyShow is the India’s largest entertainment ticketing website and their official app on Windows Phone platform allows users to book tickets for their favourite movies, events, plays and more. Their latest update, to version 2.0.7.0, has brought some great new features, including support for QRCode-based tickets rather than needing to get a physical print-out at the theatre. New in version…

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The future of the Windows Phone Store is WinRT, particularly due to Universal apps, which will run on both Windows Phone and Windows desktop/tablets. Microsoft is therefore eager for developers to port their Silverlight apps to WinRT, and has made a number of resources available to developers to make it easier. Unfortunately developers will know that there are many APIs…

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Snapchat has been sending users warnings that they account would be blocked if they use 3rd party apps, and that this will eventually lead to their account being permanently blocked. It seems Snapchat’s patience has now run out, and more and more users are reporting  being permanently locked out of their accounts. Of course Windows Phone users have some problems…

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Regular readers will know that we expected 2 updates to WP8.1 this year, GDR1 and GDR2. Microsoft has however struggled to get the first update out, but now that it is finally happening, we are also seeing the first official sign of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. According to Microsoft’s submission at the Bluetooth SIG, an update to the Bluetooth…

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Microsoft is currently rolling out Lumia Denim to a wide variety of devices in Asia and Europe. Unfortunately Microsoft’s update tracking page is a bit unwieldy, but we have managed to condense it to a more manageable list. The update is currently available in 29 countries, including Bulgaria, Croatia ,Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,…