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Microsoft Lumia Camera beta released for select Lumia smartphones


Microsoft releases Lumia Camera beta for select Lumia smartphonesThe LumiaBeta Apps team from Microsoft UserVoice have released a new beta version of the Lumia Camera app for select Lumia smartphones. The updated app offers access to advanced camera functionality and to the most recent features available on Lumia devices.

The beta version of Lumia Camera for Windows Phone is only available to those who own a Lumia 930, Lumia 1520, Lumia Icon, Lumia 640, and Lumia 640 XL. The app will offer new features, bug fixes and improvements to Lumia Camera, before the app is released commercially.

Microsoft outlines upcoming Windows 10 phone interface, teases September release


Microsoft outlines upcoming Windows 10 phone interface, teases September release

Microsoft's first day keynote concluded, leaving us with details on the cross-platform realities of the upcoming Windows 10, which will allow one app to run across phones, tablets, laptops, PCs and even the Xbox. The company also revealed that Project Spartan will be officially known as Microsoft Edge, and made demonstrations of assorted HoloLens gear for its futuristic Windows Holographic undertaking. 

Hitman GO for Windows available as a universal app, includes Xbox achivements


Hitman GO for Windows

Hitman GO is a turn-based game, previously released for Android and iOS and now available for Windows phones, tablets and PCs as a universal app. Hitman GO lets you play as Agent 47 in strategy, turn-based gameplay in a diorama setting. You will try to outwit your enemies by directing Agent 47 through fixed spaces on a grid to take out your target.

Microsoft releases Contacts+Message backup for Windows Phone


Contacts+Message backup for Windows PhoneMicrosoft has released a new Contacts+Message backup for Windows Phone app, which like its name suggests, allows users to backup all their contacts and messages to the SD card on their device for later restoration.

Once installed, the new ‘contacts+message backup’ app can be accessed from the phones Settings menu. It enables you to make backup of all your contacts (in VCF format) and messages (SMS & MMS including attachments) to SD card (in XML format) for later restore to same or another Windows Phone.

Microsoft OneDrive for Windows Phone updated (4.11) with transparent tile and performance improvements


Microsoft OneDrive for Windows Phone updated (4.11)Microsoft OneDrive for Windows Phone has been updated to version 4.11.0.0 which brings new transparent Start Screen tile along with the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

Transparent live tiles were first introduced with the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, alongside Start Screen wallpapers. This allowed the user to further personalize their phone, and have the wallpaper show through the transparent tiles.

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

Cut the Rope 2 for Windows available as a universal app


Cut the Rope 2 for WindowsZeptolab has released Cut the Rope 2 for the Windows platform, bringing the adorable om-nom and his physics based quests to satisfy his craving for candy. Cut The Rope 2 is loaded with a number of new tricky levels, new obstacles, new characters and fresh gameplay elements, including the addition of some new techniques for cutting the ropes.

Complete tricky missions to earn medals, advance in the game and access special levels. Play with your friends to see who can get the highest score, or tackle the puzzles on your own.

Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE dual-SIM available unlocked at Expansys USA for $220


Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE dual-SIM available unlocked at Expansys USA for $220The Microsoft Lumia 640, which was announced back at the MWC 2015 in Barcelona, is available in several key markets across the globe, but the software giant is not officially selling the handset in the United States. Fortunately e-retailer Expansys is selling an unlocked dual-SIM version (RM-1113) of the device with LTE connectivity in US for $220.

VLC for Windows Phone updated (1.3) with refreshed UI, new features and several bug fixes


VLC for Windows Phone updated (1.3)The public beta version of VLC for Windows Phone has received a significant update to version 1.3, which brings an updated user interface with responsive design enhancements, a few new features, optimizations and several bug fixes.

The developer mentioned that the Universal app now share 99% of the code between the Windows Phone and Windows version, and the team is ready for Windows 10 SDK migration once it becomes available.

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

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 10052 for phones to Insiders on the Fast Ring


New Windows 10 for phone screenshots hint at new featuresMicrosoft has released Windows 10 for phones Technical Preview build 10052  to Insiders on the Fast Ring. This is the third release of Windows 10 for phones, and follows build 10051 which was released over a week ago.

Halo: Spartan Strike released for iOS and Windows


Halo: Spartan Strike released for iOS and Windows

Halo: Spartan Strike, the successor for Halo: Spartan Assault has been released across iOS and Windows platforms. Much like Halo: Spartan Assault, the new game puts you inside an ONI simulation set during the Halo 2 period, on New Mombasa and is set in 2552.

Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM announced


Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM

The Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM was officially announced by the company as yet another affordable smartphone in their portfolio. The handset comes with Windows Phone 8.1 coupled with the most recent Lumia Denim update. It will be eligible for an upgrade to Windows 10 later this year.

Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM


Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM - SpecsMicrosoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM (specs)

The Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM is a Windows Phone smartphone which features a 5.0 inch display, 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded through microSD, an 8 megapixel rear camera, a 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera and a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB of RAM.

The full Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM specifications follow:

Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone updated (1.1.0.17) with new features and improvements


Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone updated (1.1.0.17)Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone has been updated to version 1.1.0.17 with a few new features and improvements, including a new Defog filter which can help remove fog and haze from the images. Additionally Adobe has made premium features such as reduce noise, premium looks, etc. free for a limited time period when you log-in with your Adobe ID.

Windows 10 has a one-handed keyboard for phablets


Windows 10 has a one-handed keyboard for phablets

The second technical preview of Windows 10 for phones (build 10051) brings several new features and enhancements while making itself available across a wide array of devices. One of the features not officially mentioned in the changelog is the one-handed keyboard for large screen phones.

Lumia 930 receives Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 through Windows Insider app


Lumia 930 receives Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2

Although the Lumia 930 was excluded from the Windows 10 preview today due to a scaling issue, it seems the handset is still eligible for a new update in the form of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 arrives on some handsets ahead of the Windows 10 preview


Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 arrives on some handsets ahead of the Windows 10 previewMicrosoft was expected to cancel the GDR2 update for Windows Phone 8.1, and focus on bringing those changes to Windows 10. But the company later confirmed that the update was still headed to Windows Phone handsets at some point this year.

While today's focus was on the second release of Windows 10 for phones, it turns out that users who gone through the process to install Windows 10 and ended up with Update 2 arriving first.

Nokia updates HERE apps for Windows Phone


Nokia updates HERE apps for Windows Phone

Nokia has released a minor update to its HERE app suite for Windows Phone, which includes HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens. The update fixes HERE account sign-in issues and favorites synchronization along with other bug fixes.

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL now available in India and the UK


Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL now available in India and the UK

The Microsoft Lumia 640 and the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL smartphones are now available for purchase. The first markets to get their hands on these mid-range handsets will be India and the UK.

Vine for Windows Phone updated (2.5) with several new features


Vine for Windows Phone updated (2.5)
Vine for Windows Phone has received a significant update to version 2.5 which adds the ability to upload videos of any length and edit them to to 6 seconds within the app. You can also send private Vine videos and messages back and forth between friends.

The app has also introduced a new notification features giving you updates about loop counts, new followers, and number of likes. You will also get notifications when your friends join Vine.

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

WhatsApp for Windows Phone set to receive voice calling feature


WhatsApp for Windows Phone will gain voice calling featureWhatsApp for Android was recently updated to support voice calling between Android users. WhatsApp for iOS is also expected to gain the voice calling feature in just a matter of weeks, but it will have to work within the fenced-in iOS infrastructure.

Now the WhatsApp team have confirmed that they will be bringing the voice calling feature to Windows Phone users.

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