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Microsoft Health for Windows Phone updated, adds support for UK


Microsoft Health for Windows Phone updated, adds support for UKMicrosoft recently announced that they would be expanding the availability of the Microsoft Band to the UK in April. Now the company has also updated Microsoft Health for Windows Phone, making the app available to consumers in the UK for the first time.

Hyperlapse for Windows Phone by Microsoft Research spotted on Windows Phone Store


Hyperlapse for Windows PhoneLate last year, Microsoft Research unveiled that they are working on an advanced video smoothing/stabilization technology, called Hyperlapse. Now an internal beta app has surfaced in Windows Phone Store, hinting beta launch soon.

Next Windows 10 for phones build will support "a lot more" phones, here's the entire list


Next Windows 10 for phones build will support "a lot more" phones, here's the entire list

When Microsoft rolled out the First Technical Preview of Windows 10 for phones, the company allowed only a select few handsets the ability to install the preview version of the company's next mobile operating system. This was due to a "system partition" issue. Now, the company has revealed that the next build of Windows 10 for phones will support "a lot" more phones.

Microsoft launches Hoop by Coloud headset for Lumia smartphones


Microsoft launches Hoop by Coloud headset for Lumia smartphones

Microsoft has partnered with Coloud (a Swedish maker of audio accessories) to create and launch a new headset for Lumia smartphones. The headset is called Hoop by Coloud, and is an in-ear one that's targeted at users with an active lifestyle, being built to "handle your favorite workouts."

Rovi celebrates Angry Birds' fifth birthday with an update


Rovi celebrates Angry Birds' fifth birthday

Rovio, the developers behind the popular Angry  Birds franchise are celebrating the original game's fifth birthday in style. The developer has announced an all-new episode for the original game on iOS, Android and Windows Phone, which brings 30 new levels of gameplay.

Carphone Warehouse is offering the SIM-free Lumia 830 for just £199


Carphone Warehouse is offering the SIM-free Lumia 830 for just £199

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is currently offering the SIM-free version of the Lumia 830 for just £199. The retailer has discounted the phone by £100 and is throwing in a free FitBit Flex fitness band worth £79.99.

Opera Mini For Windows Phone updated (8.0) with updated user interface and more


Opera Mini For Windows Phone updated (8.0)The beta version of Opera mini for Windows Phone has been updated to version 8.0 which brings a new refreshed modern user-interface, which was demoed at Mobile World Congress earlier this year.

The update come with completely redesigned UI, new download manager, new views for history, bookmarks, downloads, setting and more.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link

Get $200 off the Lumia 830 from Microsoft


Get $200 off the Lumia 830 from Microsoft

Microsoft is giving users an opportunity to get a great deal on the Lumia 830 through the Microsoft Store, by subtracting $200 off of the original price of the handset. The deal applies to the unlocked, open carrier version of the Lumia 830 or the no-contract AT&T version, which also includes a free Fitbit Flex.

Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated (2.6.674.0) with improved OneDrive Integration


Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated (2.6.674.0)Microsoft recently unveiled a new service called Infinity, which integrates Xbox Music and OneDrive, allowing users to stream music from their OneDrive to the Xbox Music app. This new service currently allows users to store 50,000 songs on OneDrive, which can streamed on Windows Phone, Windows 8.1, Xbox consoles and on web via Xbox Music service.

Buy a Microsoft Lumia 535 and get a free return flight on Air Asia


Buy a Microsoft Lumia 535 and get a free return flight on Air Asia

Microsoft in Malaysia has partnered up with AirAsia for a new promotion, name "Buy a Lumia and Fly", where company is offering a free return flight with purchase of a new Microsoft Lumia 535.

MX Player For Windows Phone updated with subtitle function and more


MX Player For Windows Phone updated with subtitle function and moreMX Player for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2015.317.623.5601 which brings new subtitle function with several formats, along with other improvements. MX Player is an extremely popular open source media player which lets you allows you to watch videos and listen to music on your mobile.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

VLC for Windows Phone updated (1.2.0) with partial hardware decoding and more


VLC for Windows Phone updated (1.2.0)The VideoLAN team has recently pushed out a new public update to its beta version of VLC Media Player for Windows Phone. The update brings version 1.2.0 along with numerous improvements and initial support for hardware acceleration for video decoding to the app. VLC is  a cross platform media player, which supports multiple video formats.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following links:

Microsoft Lumia 640 is "coming soon" to T-Mobile


Microsoft Lumia 640 is "coming soon" to T-MobileT-Mobile has confirmed that they will be offering the mid-range Microsoft Lumia 640 which was announced earlier this month at MWC 2015. The LTE variant of the handset has already been listed on the carrier's website with its status set to "coming soon".

Microsoft Translator for Windows Phone updated with support for Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian languages


Microsoft Translator for Windows Phone updated with support for Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian languagesMicrosoft has updated its Translator for Windows Phone app to version 2015.313.1811.4303 which adds support for online translation for three new languages - Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian. These languages are primarily spoken in southeastern Europe, in the region between Italy and Greece. The nations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia are major tourist destinations with millions of people visiting each year.

Angry Birds Star Wars II for Windows Phone updated (1.8.1) with 32 new levels


Angry Birds Star Wars II for Windows Phone updated (1.8.1)Angry Birds Star Wars II for Windows Phone has been updated to version 1.8.1 with 32 new challenging levels in the game. Angry Birds Star Wars II is based on the Star Wars movie prequels, use the Force for good against the greedy Pork Federation or choose a much darker path. You can “Join the Pork Side” and play as the fearsome Darth Maul, Emperor Palpatine and many other favorites.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or using the following link

MixRadio launches on iOS and Android - offers beta access


MixRadio launches on iOS and Android

Popular MixRadio music streaming service was originally developed by Nokia, which was inherited by Microsoft and was only available on the company’s Lumia lineup. Late last year, Microsoft sold MixRadio to popular messaging service Line and the acquisition is now completed. MixRadio has now been relaunched with apps for iOS and Android, alongside the existing Windows Phone app.

Microsoft Lumia 430 officially announced as the most affordable Lumia to date at $70


Microsoft Lumia 430 officially announced

Microsoft has officially announced the Lumia 430, as the most affordable smartphone in the series to date, taking the position from the Lumia 435. The handset is priced at just $70 before taxes and subsidies - a move meant to bring popular apps and Microsoft's services to a broader audience.

Microsoft Lumia 430


Microsoft Lumia 430 - SpecsMicrosoft Lumia 430 (side)

The Microsoft Lumia 430 is a Windows Phone handset which features a 4 inch touch display, 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded through microSD, a 2 megapixel rear camera, a secondary camera for video calls and a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB of RAM.

The full Microsoft Lumia 430 specifications follow:

New Windows 10 for phone screenshots hint at new features


New Windows 10 for phone screenshots hint at new featuresMicrosoft has already released the first technical preview of Windows 10 for phones, giving early adopters an opportunity to sample some of the features headed to mobile devices later this year. 

Before the technical preview was released, we got to see some of its upcoming features thanks to some leaked screenshots. Now a new host of screenshots have leaked out, showing off more features headed to Windows Phones in the near future.

Microsoft Lumia 435 launches in Ireland


Microsoft Lumia 435 launches in IrelandThe Microsoft Lumia 435 has launched in Ireland, through Tesco Mobile, priced at €79.99  (around $84). The affordable smartphone comes with Windows Phone 8.1 (Update 1) along with Lumia Denim preinstalled and is expected to receive an update to Windows 10 later this year.

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