The Verizon HTC 8X is hitting Nokia Lumia 520-like prices as the device is being cleared by retailers.
Groupon is now selling the smartphone for just $149.99, with a full 5 days available to get in on the deal.
The LTE handset has 16 GB of storage, a 720P screen and Qi wireless charging, making it a pretty great deal for the price.
The smartphone can be used on both GSM carriers and Verizon. If you are interested in the deal read more at Groupon here.
If you want to quickly boost your OneDrive storage allocation by a massive 100 GB, simply sign in to OneDrive.
OneDrive of course offers other ways to boost your storage, including downloading the client to your PC and referring friends, but simply signing in seems the easiest way ever.
To take advantage of the deal, sign in to OneDrive.com here.
Update: The giveaway is over now. If you missed 100GB Free OneDrive Storage Giveaway From Microsoft? Don’t worry, Now Microsoft Is Giving 20GB Storage for free. Read about it here.
Microsoft’s Stores has had a more general deal earlier in the week, where they offered up to $250 store credit if you traded in your old smartphone or tablet at Microsoft Store.
Now they have made the deal a bit more specific, offering up to $250 store credit if you trade in your iPhone 4, 4s or Samsung Galaxy S2 for either a Nokia Lumia 1020 or 1520.
The terms and conditions note:
To be eligible for trade-in, product must power on and be in fully functional, working condition without broken/missing components, cracked display/housing or liquid damage, cannot be password protected, and include original chargers/accessories. To receive maximum trade in value, you must purchase an eligible Nokia Lumia 1020 or Nokia Lumia 1520 with a qualifying new or renewal mobile contract or upgrade (2 years) at the same time.
Any appraised value will be determined at trade-in and provided as store credit, subject to Microsoft’s discretion and approval. All trade-ins are final. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or gift cards. Not combinable with other offers. Discount does not include taxes, shipping or other fees. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time.
The offer expires on the 2nd March. Will any of our readers be taking up this deal? Let us know below.
Dealfisher is selling a few unlocked HTC 8X Windows Phones for only $139.99.
The dual-CDMA/GSM handsets will work on Verizon, but also AT&T and T-Mobile, though 3G may not be available on all networks.
Unlike the international or GSM version of the HTC 8X the Verizon version also comes with Qi wireless charging pre-installed.
The 16 GB handset is available in Red, Black and Blue. Grab it while it lasts at DealFisher here.
Microsoft is investing over $15 million into the quite famous location based social network Foursquare. Foursquare has already collected data about more than 60 million restaurants, shops and other points of interest within cities. Millions of foursquare users use these data points to provide tips, photos, about these locations.
According to WSJ, Microsoft has now signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data to integrate into services such as its Windows Phone mobile operating system and Bing search engine. Bing team is already using public Foursqaure data for its knowledge graph. Foursquare CEO also revealed that this deal with Microsoft is not exclusive and does not change the terms of its deals with other companies that receive its data.
Expect much improved local scout experience in Windows Phone devices soon!
Source: WSJ, Microsoft-news
It seems the holiday spirit has not quite left the Microsoft Store yet, as they are still offering some great deal on Windows Phones there.
For those who missed it earlier, the $59 contract-free Nokia Lumia 520 on AT&T is once again available, and if T-Mobile is more your thing the $69 Nokia Lumia 521 is also on the shelves there.
If the high end is more your thing, you can save $100 on a on-contract Nokia Lumia 1520, which is now going for only $99 with a two year contract.
See the limited time offer deals at Microsoft here and here (1520).
EA has placed another collection of their games on sale in the Windows Phone Store. The games tends to be of the older variety, but does include some timeless gems.
The list includes:
Battleship (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Bejeweled Live (WP) – $4.99/£3.99 to $2.99/£2.29
Blobster (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
The Game of Life (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
iBomber Defense (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Jet Set Go (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Plants vs. Zombies (WP) – $4.99/£3.99 to $2.99/£2.29
SPY Mouse (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Tetris (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Yahtzee (WP) – $2.99/£2.29 to $1.99/£1.49
Find the games at the links above or in the Windows Phone Store here.
For the next few hours twitter client Mehdoh is available for free,
courtesy of daily app deals service myAppFree.
The app, which is normally $0.99, features:
- Multiple Twitter account support.
- Soundcloud account support (stream/favourites/view profiles etc! with background audio player).
- Instagram account support (feed/popular/profiles/searching and instagram videos – IMPORTANT NOTE: No uploading to Instagram though, sorry!).
- Twitter Streaming (real-time feeds).
- Pin Twitter Searches or Lists to the main screen.
- In-line media previews for dozens of image providers.
- Vine video playback.
- Conversations history.
- Image / website previews in the app
- Lock screen notifications and live tile (WP8 only)
- Lock screen wallpaper (WP8 only)
- Voice commands (WP8 only)
- Fully customisable layout.
- An amazing new clutter-free photo timeline.
- Pocket and Instapaper support.
- Integration with Pouch app (WP8 only).
- Integration with MetroTube, myTube, and Youtube apps (WP8 only).
- LOTS more features and fully configurable.
Download Mehdoh from the Windows Phone Store here.
Dominos India is now offering a great deal for its Windows Phone app users. You can get a 25% on your total bill amount when you place your order through Dominos India Windows Phone app. Use the coupon code WIN25 after adding the items to your card and enjoy the discount. Your bill amount should be minimum INR 350 to take advantage of this offer.
Download the app here from Windows Phone Store.
via: Windows Phone India
Ubisoft has given us a New Year’s present by discounting popular platformer Rayman Jungle Run to $0.99, down from $2.99.
The game was last available at that price 6 weeks ago, when it was a Red Stripe Deal.
Download it here from Windows Phone Store for $0.99.
See the launch trailer after the break.
One of the best-looking and most useful weather apps for Windows Phone will be going free for only 24 hours as part of Nokia’s Free App of the Day promotion.
Amazing Weather HD features live HD animations, a sleek modern look, quick 7 days overviews, hourly data, charts, warnings, satellite images, detailed forecasts, GPS live tiles, lock screens and much much more.
The app normally sells for $1.99, but is now available for free starting at 10 PM PST (6AM GMT) on the 29th December 2013.
Grab the great app from the Windows Phone Store here.
Update: The deal is now over unfortunately, due to unprecedented demand swamping the servers.
For the next few hours you can grab RSS reader NextGen Reader for Windows Phone absolutely free, down from its usual $0.99 price.
The app features a clean design, allows users to read full articles without distractions, and supports Feedly.
The team are also currently offering their Windows 8 app for only $1.49, half its usual price.
Find the Windows Phone app here, and the Windows 8 app here.
UK readers annoyed by all the deals available to US Windows Phone users should be happy to learn that they can now pick up the Nokia Lumia 520 for only £69.95 unlocked from Amazon.co.uk.
The handset, which is only available in Black, provides access to 99% of the apps in the Windows Phone Store and is a perfect first phone for those upgrading from a feature phone or a low-end Android handset.
Find the handset at Amazon UK here.