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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 […]

#Drawtopia For Windows Phone Out Now – Taking Marketplace By Storm

Developers Super Smith Brothers, has released their second Window Phone game – Drawtopia which is available now from the marketplace for both Windows Phone 7.X and Windows Phone 8 devices at the cost of absolutely nothing! This FREE game is currently taking the Windows Marketplace by storm having now been listed in the Top 5 […]

A New Kickstarter Campaign is ‘LUMIN’

Earlier on this morning Shadow Galley Media announced their new Kickstarter campaign for LUMIN; their first major release, which if all goes to plan will be released in October for Windows Phone (and other Mobile OS’s) at a charge of… £0.00! Check out their Kickstarter video: To pull directly from their Kickstarter page; LUMIN is a […]

Blugri Release New Card Game “Free Cell” on Windows Phone

Blugri has released another great card game for the Windows Phone platform titled “Free Cell”. Touted as a strategic Solitaire variant, it is also described as an excellent new challenge for those who love to play blugri’s previous and successful card games: Solitaire and Spider Solitaire. FreeCell is fundamentally different from Solitaire in two aspects: all cards […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]