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Apps Viber Windows Phone app

Viber for Windows Phone just got updated to v4.3 in Windows Phone Store. This new update includes improved design and performance improvements. More than 400 million Viber users text, call, and send photo and video messages worldwide over Wifi or 3G – for free. Viber Out can be used to make calls to non-Viber mobile and landline numbers at low…

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Microsoft Research today updated their Blink app for Windows Phone devices to v2.5 with automatic noise removal from pictures. New! Version 2.5: – Noise Removal: Automatic noise removal from photos makes your Blinks looking their best. This is especially useful in low light conditions. – Multiple bug fixes Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

microsoft

Despite many complaints by Windows users, and slow adoption of Windows Phone and Windows 8, Microsoft’s Metro UI has been incredibly influential, changing the look of both iOS and Android, and generally causing a flattening of design all around the web.

developers

In a press release by Evans Data of a survey of 400 mobile developers, it was revealed that Windows Phone developers spent significant more of their app development time budget on getting their app to look right compared to iOS, Android and other mobile operating systems. Windows Phone users spend 30.2% of their time on app design, vs 21.3% on…

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DesignTile is a collection of hand crafted tiles for your calendar. We let one principal guide us throughout the design: “Design For Humans”. We hope you can feel and be delighted by the love and thought put into DesignTile. We also love to hear your feedback. We finally would love to see your own designs added to our App. Contact…

android

At Google I/O, Google announced a new design language called ‘Material design’ that will span across devices. Even though it follows lots of Microsoft’s Modern design language, there is one main difference. There is a depth to UI elements in Google’s ‘Material Design’ and developers can now specify the Z axis for their UI elements for their apps. Design is…

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Microsoft today released an update to the Facebook beta app in Windows Phone Store. This v8.3.0.1 brings in new UI and lots of new features. Joe Belfiore last week promised that much improved Facebook app is coming soon and I guess this is the start to it. v5.3 Additions: •Updated design •Improved performance •Video upload •Support for additional languages Download…

hardware

Along with the announcement about 9 new OEMs for Windows Phone platform, Microsoft also announced widest hardware support coming with Windows Phone 8.1 release. These include the following, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, Snapdragon 400, Snapdragon 400 LTE processor support enabling low-cost Windows Phone devices. Reduced Hardware requirements such as making hardware keys and camera button optional. Supports TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE and SGLTE…

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