Tag: windows phone 8

September 21, 2013 /

When you buy a windows phone 8 in some countries like India, you might not get some of the great features of Microsoft’s Xbox service like Music or Podcast. As some of the services are not provided in all the countries. It was when I saw one of my friend’s phone had only three option in his Windows Phone store app but mine had two extra options i.e. Music and Podcast. I just wondered why is it happening. Did some research and found that its due to different region settings in the Xbox live account. I always hear to podcast…

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September 16, 2013 /

Facebook Beta

Are you not happy with the Facebook app available on windows phone? Is the integration of Facebook not enough for you and you want a good Facebook app for your phone?

It seems we are not really having quality apps for all the social networks as there are on other platform. However these days we are able to see some quality updates and quality apps for most of the social networking sites. Microsoft also seems to be working on the apps issue now as we are able to see a number of apps like YouTube and Facebook from them. Also they are constantly updating these apps.

Microsoft has updated the Facebook app from the previous version available on windows phone 7…. but still lacks features. Microsoft has been constantly updating the Facebook app for windows phone 7 and windows phone 8.

The released version is not really that great, however you can grab the updates before they are released by installing the beta version of the app- Facebook Beta. Although it has a beta status, for the most part the app is stable and it can give frequent users of Facebook an early look at upcoming features and improvements. Read the Post Get a better Facebook app for Windows phone: Facebook Beta

November 17, 2012 /

Above is picture from a Nokia China slideshow that shows the upcoming features in the Windows Phone 7.8 update. While none of these features will be earth shattering news to anyone it nice to see that they are officially coming  to the “legacy” Windows Phone 7 devices. Different sized Live Tiles Bing wallpapers on the lock screen New feature to prevent accidental touches to the screen Choice of 20 accent colors Internet Explorer security upgrades Ability to convert MP3 as ringtones Sharing of media via Bluetooth Ringtone creation app Upgraded contacts transfer app Upgraded contacts sharing app One feature that…

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June 21, 2012 /

Windows Phone 7 has been the phone with a completely new interface. It is optimized phone OS but had less number of features compared to Android. Now Microsoft is bucking up to be in the competition with other phones available in the market with its new updated OS – Windows Phone 8 or Apollo. Windows Phone is so optimized that it is able to run smoothly on a 800Mhz processor when compared to Android ICS which requires multiple core CPU’s to run smoothly. WMPoweruser has found that the  leaked roadmap shows an expected release of Apollo(Windows phone 8) in Q4…

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