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Microsoft Updates Display And Network+ App In Windows Phone Store

 

Microsoft today updated two of their system apps for Lumia Windows Phone devices. The Display was updated to v3.1.2.6 with the old change log of improved usability and brightness profile for all Lumia devices in the Store. Network+ app was updated to v2.3.0.0 with the same old change log of support for dual SIM and smart dual SIM feature in the Store.

The latest version of the Network app can be downloaded here and Display app here from Windows Phone Store.

Hike Messenger Updated With Dark Theme, Increased Group Chat Limit And More

Hike Messenger Windows Phone

Hike Messenger got updated in Windows Phone Store to v2.6.2.0. Last month, we reported about Hike Messenger’s major update for Windows Phone devices with completely revamped the user interface, stickers and more. This update brings some of the most requested features such as the support for Dark theme, increased Group chat members limit and more.

In 2.6.2.0:

  • Black Theme: You asked for it, we brought it back with a twist! More battery friendly and less of a strain on the eyes when your hiking your friends at night :) Hike Windows Phone app QR
  • 100 Person Group Chat: 50 was a bit too small wasn’t it? Now add up to 100 friends in a group!
  • Clearing Conversations: We know how much you wanted this so we doubled down on the red bulls to get this in the release! You can now clear one to one conversations.
  • New Sticker Category: You will love the new Wicked Jellies category!
  • Bug Zapping: We have completed a round of bug zapping to keep things shiny and new!

Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

Microsoft Battery Saver App Updated In Windows Phone Store

Microsoft today updated their Battery Saver app for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. This is a minor update with a neat new feature. Previously, this app sorted apps by recent usage and you won’t be able to change it. With this new update v1.0.14131.157, you can filter battery usage of apps for three ways.

  • Show all apps
  • Show apps with usage
  • Show apps that can run in the background

Download the app here from Windows Phone Store.

Bing Translator App Updated With Voice Translation For Chinese

Bing Translator Windows Phone
Microsoft Bing team has today released a minor update to the Bing Translator app for Windows Phone 8 devices. This new update v3.0 brings voice translation support for Chinese language. Previous few updates of this app also includes additional languages support. Find info on them below.

New in 3.0:

- Voice translation for Chinese

New in 2.9.1:

- Automatic language detection in Keyboard mode
- Offline translation for Arabic and Persian

New in 2.9:bingtranslateqr

- Camera translation for Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Polish and Turkish
- Offline translation for Polish and Turkish
- Online translation for Maltese and Welsh
- Wide live tile

Find the updated app in the Windows Phone Store here.

Popular Pocket Client Pouch Updated With New Look And Improved Performance

Pocket Windows Phone app

Popular Pocket client Pouch was updated in Windows Phone Store today. The new v3 of this app has been completely redesigned with better performance, and new features. This new Pouch app comes with clean, simple design and also allows you to cache all the posts in the unread list. And you can also archive, favorite, delete, and tag multiple articles in your list, by entering the multi-edit mode. Or you can archive, favorite, and delete articles one at a time by tapping and holding on an article.

Version 3.0 features:
-Completely redesigned
-New backend with a much cleaner experience (much less bugs than the previous version)
-Greatly improved offline cache
-New app logo
-Pouch can now read articles aloud even if you leave the app
-Swipe left/right to go to previous/next article
-Custom accent color chooser

Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

Official Windows Phone 8.1 update tracker now live

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Over the last few weeks we have seen fan-based efforts to track the roll-out of the Windows Phone 8.1 update.

Now Microsoft has added Windows Phone 8.1 to their update tracker, meaning users can see exactly when an update will start rolling out to your Windows Phone 8 handset.

Note that while the page may say an update is available, it is still likely the update will take a number of weeks to reach all handsets in your region.

See the page at Microsoft here.

Nokia Camera App Updated In Windows Phone Store, Hints At Upcoming Rebranding To ‘Lumia Camera’

Nokia Camera App Download

Nokia Camera app in Windows Phone Store just got updated to v4.8.1.1. This new version of the app does not bring any new Nokia Camera App Download QRfeatures, but Microsoft has fixed some bugs and thus improving performance and overall experience of the app.

The recent Nokia Camera beta app included improved Inline Video Playback in Camera Roll, improved Living Images Playback in Camera Roll and improved Focus Indicator on devices with Continuous Autofocus. Another notable thing is that this  app  will be rebranded as Lumia Camera soon. WPC revealed about it today that the change was found under the app settings in this Nokia Camera release.

Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

Groupon For Windows Phone Updated To v4.0 With Improved UX

Groupon Windows Phone

Groupon app for Windows Phone devices just got updated to v4.0 in Store. The new update allows users to add items to card, search anywhere from the app and more. The bad news is that this improved version is available only for non-Lumia devices for now. The Groupon app which was released as a Lumia exclusive was not yet updated in Store.

What’s new for Version 4.0:
- Groupon now allows you to add goods to your cart and continue shopping!
- You can search for deals from anywhere in our app!
- Find nearby deals easily with the nearby tab!
Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

via: @wpscoops

Report: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR 1 Update To RTM This Week

WP8.1 lockscreen

While Windows Phone 8 users are still waiting for WP8.1 update on their devices, Microsoft is continuing to develop the OS in a rapid pace. Today, Neowin reported that Microsoft has completed the development of Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update and it is likely to hit RTM this week. This is a minor update to the OS which will bring features like native folders support.

The good news is that Microsoft is planning to release Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 to the users who are already part of the developer preview program followed by release to the carriers for general release. Apart from Folders support, what other features and fixes you are expecting from Microsoft in GDR1? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Neowin

Official Twitter App Updated With People Tagging In Photos, Multiple Photo Uploads And More In Windows Phone Store

Twitter Windows Phone app

Official Twitter client was updated in Windows Phone Store to v3.2.0.0 with many new features including multiple photo uploads in single tweet, tagging people in photos and more.

  • This update includes enhancements to sharing and uploading photos.Twitter App for Windows Phone QR
  • Tag your friends in a photo to start a conversation.
  • Capture the moment by uploading multiple photos to a single Tweet.
  • Tweets with Twitter photos, Vine videos and other select content now show a preview in your home timeline
  • You can reply, retweet, favorite or follow someone straight from a Tweet in your home timeline.
  • Share photos through Direct Messages.

Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.

LINE Messaging App Updated With Many Improvements In Windows Phone Store

Line messaging app got updated in Windows Phone Store today. This new update brings several usability improvements like the ability to send multiple images at once, Live Tile support, delete/forward messages and more. Find the full change log below.

[Update - Ver. 3.6.0]

- Send multiple images and preview images
- Forward and delete messages
- Preview unread messages with the live tile (OS 8.0, 8.1)
(If the live tile is not displaying correctly, please delete it and create another one)
- Added partial support for receipt of messages from official accounts
- Improvements to the navigation UI on the Main Page
- Access speed to main screen improved
- User can now purchase paid stickers from the Sticker Shop menu (OS 8.0, 8.1)
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

The free app can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.

Nokia Storyteller App Receives Minor Update In Windows Phone Store

Nokia’s Storyteller app has been updated to version 2.1.0.4. There was no change log mentioned for this update. We think it includes bug fixes and improvements after the major update which was released last month. The previous update included the following new features.

Nokia Storyteller QR

  • Living Images are displayed in Nokia Storyteller
  • Photos and videos in a story are combined with a backing track to create a 30-second story video
  • Nokia Storyteller integrates with Nokia Creative Studio and Nokia Video Trimmer for editing your photos and videos
  • Location data is associated with your photos within Nokia Storyteller

You can download the update in the Windows Phone Store here.