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Start to Sway With an Open Invite, Available for a Limited Time

October 24, 2014 |

At the beginning of the month, Microsoft Office got Sway in Preview, and for a limited time, Microsoft is offering open invites to those who are interested in creating their own “Sway.”

The news comes via Twitter:

MKV Media File Support Added to Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9860

October 24, 2014 | 1

Some of the most quiet additions can have pretty big impacts. While MKV file support, which was previously added to Microsoft‘s Xbox One console, is not the biggest splash we’ve ever seen in the Windows 10 pond, the fact that it’s been added to the company’s Technical Preview software is well worth a mention.

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myAppFree Update Shows More Free Windows Phone Apps to Registered Users

October 24, 2014 |

Here on 1800PPC there have been quite a few Windows smartphone apps offered to users for free as part of a daily myAppFree deal, sometimes even weekly depending on the developer. Today, myAppFree itself received a small update from developer … Read More

What’s in that “Critical Update” Released for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers?

October 24, 2014 | 1

Late last night, I was using my Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview device like normal when suddenly a pop-up window notified me of a new “critical update” for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers. Out of curiosity, I started to … Read More

Wildagotchi Delivers a Tamagotchi Experience to the World of Live Tiles

October 23, 2014 | 1

If you’re looking for a Tamagotchi-like experience for your Windows smartphone, look no further than pet-raising sim Wildagotchi from developer Mawges.

At its core, Wildagotchi is Tamagatchi with a different name and a number of interesting features. You must adopt … Read More

OneNote Support Comes to NextGen Reader for Windows PCs and Tablets

October 23, 2014 |

There are quite a few RSS readers available on the Windows platform. For smartphones, these can range from Weave News Reader to the newly released Flipboard app.

For PCs and tablets, the selection is even greater. Weave and Flipboard are … Read More

Diamond Blitz Matching Game Now Available for Windows Phone

October 23, 2014 |

If you’re a fan of Tetris (who isn’t?), then you might find hours of fun with Diamond Blitz a game similar to many other matching games in which you must match the colors in order to make diamonds. Match them … Read More

Watch Your Favorite TBS Shows on Windows Phone, Tablet, and PC With New App

October 23, 2014 |

Hot on the heels of ABC earlier this week as well as TNT earlier today (also owned by Turner Broadcasting), TBS has also launched its own Windows app, which can be downloaded on smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

As with the … Read More

TNT Launches Watch TNT Universal App, Letting Users Watch TV on Windows Phone, Tablet and PC

October 23, 2014 | 1

ABC isn’t the only TV provider launching an app on Windows this week. Watch TNT from Turner Broadcasting is also available, but unlike ABC’s TNT’s app is universal, allowing users to watch TV on phone, tablet, or PC.

Features of … Read More

Microsoft Garage Releases Three New Apps to Windows Tablets and PCs

October 23, 2014 | 2

Microsoft Garage, which is focused on bringing cross-platform experiences to Windows smartphones, tablets, and PCs, has just released three new apps for the latter.

We saw many of these apps listed yesterday but they were not available in the Windows … Read More

Windows 10 Tech Preview Patch Fixes Power and Sleep Issues

October 23, 2014 | 1

Having issues with power and sleep issues? Late last night, Microsoft released an update for Windows 10 Tech Preview that solves some power and sleep issues.

The news comes via Twitter:

Break Down Those Language Barriers With Better Translator for Windows Phone

October 22, 2014 |

Language is one of the most important things to understand in today’s super-connected world, and there’s not always a human translator nearby to assist you in deciphering a new language you don’t understand. Fortunately there are plenty of apps for that, one of which is today’s free app from AppDeals.

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