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Can you guess the name of this upcoming free-to-play game?

October 13, 2015 |

Game Troopers has published and released quite a few hits for the Windows platform. Games like Overkill 3, The Last Door, and Make it Rain continue to hold top spots in the Windows stores, and now a new game is … Read More

Here’s what’s new in Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 10563

October 13, 2015 |

Yesterday saw the release of Windows 10 Build 10565 for the desktop, and Microsoft is following that up with a new version of its Windows 10 SDK Preview and Windows 10 Mobile emulators with build 10563.

Before we go further, it’s worth … Read More

Developer tools: AdMesh for pubCenter lets you track your app revenue via Windows 10 Mobile

October 13, 2015 |

If you’re a Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile developer and you’re looking for an easier way to keep track of all that app revenue you’ve accumulated, you may want to take a look at AdMesh for pubCenter.

Developed by ImaginationOverflow, … Read More

WhatsApp gets an interesting new emoji, plus improved search

October 12, 2015 |

While the beta version of  WhatsApp Messenger has been updated almost continuously with new features, we haven’t seen many of these features make it over to the publicly available version of the application. Today, however, that’s changed with the latest … Read More

Windows 10 for desktop, build 10565, brings Skype integration and more

October 12, 2015 |

If you’re a Windows Insider looking to download the latest Windows 10 build, you’ll be happy to know that the newest release from Microsoft, build 10565 for the desktop, includes quite a few changes that really help to streamline the … Read More

Want to stream your VUDU movies on Windows 10 Mobile? Time to play the waiting game

October 12, 2015 |

Streaming is steadily becoming the most popular way to consume content, whether it’s streaming music, movies, or even games. The number of streaming services has exploded in recent years. Apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus allow you to stream your … Read More

Universal Plex app for Windows Updated

October 12, 2015 |

Plex is a popular media streaming app for users available on both Windows and Windows Phone. The app has received a new update that mostly focuses on bug fixes and couple of minor feature updates.

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Briquid Mini is now live in the Microsoft app store

October 9, 2015 |

Game Troopers — arguably one of the most prolific publishers currently supporting the Windows platform — and Gamious, developers of the awarded puzzle game Lines, are proud to announce that Briquid Mini is available now in Windows Phone for $2.99.

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CSI: Slots now available on Windows from Gameloft

October 9, 2015 |

A couple of weeks ago, we reported on the impending launch of CSI: Slots for the Windows platform, and the day has finally arrived for its release.

CSI Slots is a new game released this week from Gameloft — in … Read More

Game Troopers celebrates 150 million Overkill 3 plays with major new update

October 8, 2015 |

It goes without saying that Game Troopers has published quite a few popular titles in the Microsoft app store, and one of the most popular out of this growing list is shooter Overkill 3, which has been made even more … Read More

Smart, Sun, Fortumo launch Windows smartphone carrier billing in the Philippines

October 8, 2015 |

Smart Communications, Inc. and Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI), the mobile subsidiaries of Philippine digital services leader PLDT, launched carrier billing on the Microsoft Store app store this week, which means more than 70 million customers of Smart and DMPI’s Sun can … Read More

6tag for Windows Phone updated to support faster video uploads, 16:9 images

October 7, 2015 |

While we wait for the release of the Universal Instagram apps that Facebook recently committed to, 6tag, the popular 3rd party Instagram app for Windows Phone from developer Rudy Huyn. continues to receive regular updates.

As the app currently stands, … Read More