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Microsoft Acquires Nokia’s Mobile Phones Business Unit

Both Microsoft and Nokia have recently announced that Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services. This will put Microsoft in full control of the Lumia brand and have its own in-house mobile devices teams! Quoted by Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO): “It’s […]

Skype on Windows Phone 8 – Now as Video Chat

Although you should be familiar with Skype come Xbox One when it is released on November 22nd this year, but Windows Phone 8 users can ‘finally’ Skype as of now. The video and chat messaging service on Windows Phone 8 has had a new update that introduces video calls and video messages. Quoted from the […]

ThisisXbox.com Windows Phone 8 News App – Out Now

In our efforts to branch out and support the amazing amount of users who visit thisisxbox.com via our mobile site (m.thisisxbox.com) we also decided to create an App for Windows Phone 8 – and this is now available from the Windows Phone Marketplace. We call this out ‘little effort’ because Version 1.0 was designed as […]

Uno & Friends is FREE on Windows Phone 8 – Out Now

Today, playing UNO with friends, family, and millions of fans worldwide has never been easier!  You can now join one of the largest free online mobile gaming communities and enjoy an all-new free multiplayer experience, competitive leaderboards and fun customisation options that let you shout “UNO!” on a whole new level! Uno & Friends is […]

Halo: Spartan Assault Out Today for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Ready up fellow Spartans with Windows 8 on their PC’s, Laptops and Mobile Phones – Halo Spartan Assault launches today as confirmed by Xbox UK’s Graeme Boyd (Social Marketing Manager). Halo: Spartan Assault releases for Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices today. Played it at E3 and it's great. — Graeme Boyd (@AceyBongos) July 18, […]

Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows Phone 8

With speculation already rife since the domain name acquisitions relating to Halo: Spartan Assault, Microsoft and 343 Industries today revealed an all-new way for gamers to experience “Halo” – this time, you can do it on Windows 8 devices. Available this July only on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, the all-new Halo: Spartan […]

BBC iPlayer Now on Windows Phone 8

Great news all round if you own a Windows Phone 8 – Eastenders is now available to carry around in your pocket through the finally-released BBC iPlayer App for Windows Phones! Now there’s something to celebrate, you just wouldn’t want to miss the opening of ‘Beales new restaurant in the coming weeks would you? As […]

Introducing the Nokia Lumia 925

Nokia has today introduced the Nokia Lumia 925, a new interpretation of its award-winning flagship, the Nokia Lumia 920. The Nokia Lumia 925 introduces a metal design and showcases the latest PureView camera innovation, new features and third party applications coming to the Nokia Lumia range. The Nokia Lumia 925 includes the most advanced lens […]

Call of Duty Elite App Now On Windows Phone 8

Call of Duty Elite, first launched with the release of Modern Warfare 3 and has since become a popular stats tracking tool that can be accessed on the official Call of Duty website as well as console app, but finally it’s now available for Windows Phone 8. The release has hit the Windows Phone Marketplace […]

Worlds Cheapest Windows Phone 8 Launches in UK March 7

O2 in the UK are leading the way with budget priced Windows Phone 8 devices as the worlds cheapest Windows Phone 8 is expected to launch in the UK on March 7th 2013. The Huawei Ascend W1 sports a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, an Adreno 305 GPU, and 4GB of internal memory expandable […]