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Apps Wunderlist Windows Phone

Wunderlist for Windows Phone 8 just got updated in Windows Phone Store. This updaste now offers Landscape view, complete Live Tile support which allows you to have both your lists and Smart Lists pinned right to your Start screen so you see your most important to-dos at a glance. Also, this app now supports Push Notifications, Calendar Feed, Facebook and…

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Way back in 2012 a notorious patent troll Surfcast started litigation against Microsoft, claiming the Live Tile interface of Windows Phone and Windows 8 infringed their patent for a “System and Method for Simultaneous Display of Multiple Information Sources.” That patent dates to 2000 and looks a lot more like a Windows 1.0 style grid of windows rather than the…

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There seems to be some strange momentum behind the double height live tile rumours, as they are popping up all over Nokia’s marketing, including a new video by Nokia Poland marketing the Nokia Lumia 630. Not only are they showing pictures of the start screen, but they even show their character customizing the screen by enlarging the tile. See the…

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Amazing Weather HD is one of the fully featured weather app in Windows Phone Store. This app got updated to v4.3.0.3 in Windows Phone Store. As Windows Phone 8.1 preview was released last week, many users were asking for transparent live tiles in Amazing Weather HD app. The developers have listened, and this update now includes the support for…

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Windows Phone allows you to pin your favorite websites as a Live Tile in the Start screen. It will just use the screenshot of the webpage for the Live Tile and it remains static forever. With Windows Phone 8.1, websites can offer dynamic Live Tiles for Windows Phone users. Internet Explorer 11 allows you to enjoy this feature and it…

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The leaked Windows Phone emulator has been the gift that keeps on giving, and the latest revelation is that Microsoft already working on Windows Phone 8.5, and that this may bring radical changes to the UI of the phones. According to the tooltip message from the emulator to the developer of TimeMe secondary live tiles may no longer be available…

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Style Jukebox is a cloud-based music service, that wants to help you rediscover your music collection, by making it accessible anywhere, on all your devices. Style Jukebox is free up to 1,000 (~5 GB, More than Dropbox free) songs and it’s available for Windows, Windows Phone and also Android and iOS devices. On Windows you have a full, iTunes  like…

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Ex-Microsoftie Nawzil has just tweeted that Windows Phone 8.1 will offer a new tile size – Large. This will mirror the changes in Windows 8.1, which also introduced the new, larger Live Tile recently. Given the rate of leaks we should soon also see these new tile sizes in action also. Long-time readers may remember some official Microsoft concept slides…

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