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Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple’s Siri

Latest Microsoft advert sees Cortana take on Apple’s Siri

Microsoft has released a new video putting Cortana up against the renown virtual assistant from Apple, Siri. The two assistants go head to head in a rather humorous commercial, showing just what Cortana can do to help with day-to-day tasks, offering a more natural experience.



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Follow Indian celebrities with the new Follo app for Windows Phone

Follow Indian celebrities with the new Follo app for Windows Phone

Follo (follo.co.in), a Times Internet service, is a celebrity connect service that enables fans to connect to their favorite actors, actresses, models, et al. You could read their updates, view extensive multimedia content, or listen to their voice feeds.

By follo-ing a celebrity, you could stay updated about their work and personal endeavors – breaking news, exclusive quotes, celeb gossip,…

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Follow Indian celebrities with the new Follo app for Windows Phone

Follow Indian celebrities with the new Follo app for Windows Phone

Follo (follo.co.in), a Times Internet service, is a celebrity connect service that enables fans to connect to their favorite actors, actresses, models, et al. You could read their updates, view extensive multimedia content, or listen to their voice feeds.

By follo-ing a celebrity, you could stay updated about their work and personal endeavors – breaking news, exclusive quotes, celeb gossip,…

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Educational endless runner, Get Water arrives on Windows Phone

Educational endless runner, Get Water arrives on Windows Phone

After having spent some time on iOS and Android, the developers behind Get Water, Decode Global Studio, have finally made the game available on Windows Phone. If you’re not familiar with the game, Get Water is the educational side­scrolling endless runner that aims to bring attention to the water scarcity in India and South Asia, and the effects it has on girls’ education.

It tells the story…

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Own a Lumia Icon? Swap the back plate for the Lumia 930’s green or orange one

Own a Lumia Icon? Swap the back plate for the Lumia 930′s green or orange one

Earlier this year when Verizon finally released the Lumia Icon, I gave the phone a solid review. However, one thing that always bothered me about Verizon’s Lumia phones is their lack of color. For instance, the Icon comes only in white or black, but there is no red, which would seem like an obvious choice for the rosy-hued carrier.

Fast forward to mid-year and the Lumia 930picks up some…

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Grab the Nokia MD-12 portable Bluetooth speaker from Microsoft Store for $49

Grab the Nokia MD-12 portable Bluetooth speaker from Microsoft Store for $49

In April, Nokia revealed their Lumia 930 and a few other bits, including their new MD-12portable Bluetooth speaker. A few months went by and finally the MD-12 started hitting various shops, though it is still relatively difficult to find (even for myself). That is why I was surprised to find it sitting on Microsoft’s online Store for $49 in green, yellow, white or orange (sold out) – news to…

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Interactive phone covers, new resolutions coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Update GDR1

Interactive phone covers, new resolutions coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Update GDR1

Although sites and reporters often spill the secrets of companies, the best-kept secrets get published by the companies themselves. Case in point is the revelation that ‘folders’ are coming to Update 1 (aka GDR1) for Windows Phone 8.1, which was accidentally revealed by Microsoft’s website. Details though have been scarce about the forthcoming update, including what it contains. Luckily,…

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Microsoft and Nokia X

Microsoft and Nokia X

Memos have been flying around like crazy over at Microsoft. Satya Nadella and Stephen “Hello there” Elop have been trying to synergize with their employees to maximize efficiency and leverage…whatever. It’s like a Weird Al songover there. Recently, Elop made it clear in no uncertain terms that Nokia’s devices and services division, now living under the Microsoft umbrella is no longer in the…

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Has the new Windows Phone Live Lock Screen App lived up to the hype?

Has the new Windows Phone Live Lock Screen App lived up to the hype?

On Friday, Microsoft released their new Windows Phone Live Lock Screen app for Windows Phone 8.1. The app is still in the beta stages and offers a collection of lock screen styles that can be customized with your images, Bing’s Image of the Day or you can opt for a solid color as the backdrop.

There was a slight build up to the release of this app and there’s a discussion going on in the Wind…

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Status Tiles for Windows Phone goes free for 48 hours

Status Tiles for Windows Phone goes free for 48 hours

The developer of Status Tilesfor Windows Phone has changed the price of the app to make it free for everyone for the next 48 hours. If you’ve been interested in downloading the app but failed to make the purchase, it’s now recommended you pick up a copy and give it a go. Status Tiles is a handy app that helps you out by pinning shortcuts to the Start screen, showing the status of numerous…

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