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Discover the very best the Windows platform has to offer with AppRaisin from AdDuplex

November 24, 2015 |

AppRaisin, a mobile-first service aimed at solving the app discovery problem, arguably one of the biggest problems in modern app stores on all platforms, is now available for Windows 10 as a universal app.

The service from AdDuplex helps Windows … Read More

Todoist comes to Windows 10

November 22, 2015 |

Todoist is a popular todo app that has been around for several years now. A todoist app has been available across several platforms including a Windows desktop app. Windows Phone users however were always missing an official version for their … Read More

TruTower app released with new updated UI, speed improvements

November 21, 2015 |

Our sister site, TruTower, now has an updated app for Windows 10 Mobile that includes some speed improvements, updated UI, and more.

Like the 1800Pocket/PC app before it (which did get an additional minor update today as well), this latest … Read More

1800Pocket/PC app released for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and smartphones

November 20, 2015 | | One Comment

1800Pocket/PC isn’t only about articles for me. When I took over the website over a year ago, I also took it upon myself to revamp the longstanding mobile application as well. While it was certainly usable in many ways, the … Read More

Box app for Windows 10

November 12, 2015 |

Box the file storage service that competes with the likes of Dropbox and Microsoft’s own Onedrive has announced the availability of their new Universal App. The app was announced on the official Windows Blog. You can read the full post here.

From … Read More

FusionDot the puzzle game now available

November 7, 2015 |

Game Troopers, one of the best and most active game publishers on the windows store have just announced the release of FusionDot a free to play puzzle game. The game is available for both Windows and Windows Phone. A quick … Read More

A new Shazam for Windows 10

November 4, 2015 |

Shazam the popular music recognition service has released a new Windows 10 app. This brings the popular mobile version of the app to big screen desktops and tablets as a universal app. We tested out the functionality with a few … Read More

Activision Blizzard purchases Candy Crush maker King

November 4, 2015 |

Yesterday, video game maker Activision Blizzard announced that it has acquired Candy Crush creator King in a $5.9 billion deal that will see the combined company reach more than half a billion monthly active users in 196 countries.

This also means … Read More

Twitter for Windows 10 Updated with likes support

November 3, 2015 |

As many of you may have gathered from the news, Twitter has announced that they are changing the stars that were previously used to favorite tweets into hearts. Also going forward favorites will now be known as likes.

From the … Read More

Style Jukebox for Windows receives a major update, complete with faster load time

October 30, 2015 |

Style Jukebox for Windows received a major update In this update, Style Jukebox has chosen to focus on upload time and user experience for medium and large music collections. Style Jukebox version 1.7 knows better how to take advantage of fast … Read More

Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581 now available

October 29, 2015 |

A new Windows 10 Mobile build is now available to Insiders. The good news for insiders is that you no longer need to revert back to Windows Phone 8.1 to install this new build. The build seems to be focused … Read More

Make a Choice!! question game now available on Windows 10 Mobile

October 26, 2015 |

Over the weekend, a new game called Make a Choice!! launched in the Microsoft app store from WP-Developer, who brought you apps and games such as Funny Poll and Uplift.

Make a Choice!! is a question game where you either … Read More