Review Category : Apps

  Based on previous reports, we already know that Microsoft is working on a smartwatch. The smartwatch will work with iPhones, Android and Windows devices. Forbes reported that it will continuously measure heart rate through the day and night and will offer up to two days of battery life. Today, Venturebeat confirmed that the rumors and report from Forbes are true based on their sources. Venturebeat also reports that Microsoft’s HealthVault will become a key offering the upcoming Microsoft wearable product. Microsoft HealthVault helps you gather, store, use, and share health information for you and your family. Hundreds of apps and services can share the health related data directly to HealthVault. They also added that Microsoft is still months away from releasing its health wearable. Hopefully, Microsoft will release it before the end of this year! Source: Venturebeat   ...

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The official FC Bayern Munich football club app is now available for download in Windows Store for Windows 8/RT devices. This app supports push notifications to keep you updated with latest news, videos, goals and more. The app provides everything Bayern fans need: - The very latest news from the club - Match reports - Match center with a live ticker and FCB.tv Web Radio - The standings and stats - Photo galleries - Squad details - FCB.tv News (free access) and every FCB.tv video (for subscribers) - Fan Shop featuring the full range of official merchandise The FC Bayern app takes you to the heart of Germany’s greatest club! Download it here from Windows Store for free. ...

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Microsoft Store is now taking the orders for the new Surface Pro 3 device. You can now only order 128GB / Intel i5 and 256GB / Intel i5 models and the item will ship by 6/30. However, you can pre-order all other SKUs and it will be shipping by 8/1/2014. Order them before it goes out of stock. If you pre-ordered the device and got it delivered or picked one at retail stores, Microsoft recommends you to do few things with your new device. Pair the Pen – The pen is part of what makes Surface Pro 3 special and it is really fun to use. Pairing is simple and the setup experience will walk you through it. The Pen draws in apps like Fresh Paint and Sketchbook Express, it takes notes in OneNote, it marks up presentations in PowerPoint or documents in Word, and makes it easy to navigate desktop apps when you’re ...

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Along with the release of Lifetime and A&E official apps, A&E television networks has released the official History channel app in Windows Store. Description: Pawn Stars. Swamp People. American Pickers. Ax Men. Now you can watch your favorite HISTORY shows wherever and whenever you want, right on your Windows Device. The HISTORY app is a great new way to access full episodes and clips from all that HISTORY has to offer. New content is added all the time. PLEASE NOTE: HISTORY CONTENT IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STREAM IN THE UNITED STATES. The HISTORY app lets you: •Watch full episodes and clips of your favorite HISTORY series including Pawn Stars, Vikings, American Pickers, Swamp People and many more. •Create a customized Watchlist of your favorite shows. •See exclusive clips from HISTORY shows, never before shown on television. •Explore the Topics section for a selection of clips about the most fascinating categories ...

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Red Stripe Deals for this week is now live in Windows Store. This week’s deals includes games like Skulls of the Shogun, Slingcat, Maya the Bee, the Mystery of the Crystal Portal (full), and more. Find the apps/games list below. Skulls of the Shogun Join up with ghost-samurai warriors, animal-monks, and samurai generals to help capture the Skulls of the Shogun in an action-packed game that blends arcade-style play with turn-based strategy. It’s a universal app, so if you buy it in the Windows Store, you can install it for free on compatible Windows Phone devices too (and vice versa). Get it in the Windows Store for $1.99 this week, or for the same price in the Windows Phone Store. Phototastic Pro Choose from over a hundred great templates to make crafty photo collages and share them on Facebook, Twitter, and other services.  Download Phototastic Pro for $1.49 on Windows or $.99 on Windows ...

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Epicurious released their official Windows Store app last year and it was good. Today, they released an completely reengineered universal app for Windows with new features and fresh UI. Epicurious is a popular cooking resource and had over 10 million downloads. Features: A whole new look and completely reengineered—it’s even faster, friendlier, and more fun to search. A free recipe box: all your recipes—from anywhere on the Web—saved and searchable in one place. Manage all your recipes and shopping lists from any of your Windows devices, phone, tablet and PC. No more smudge-y screens: Voice-activated commands let you follow recipes while keeping your hands free for cooking. Search more than 30,000 editorially tested and member-rated recipes. Get inspired browsing new categories like Chocolate Desserts, Kid-Friendly Mains, Gluten-Free, Stir-Fry Suppers, Low-Carb Mains, Healthy Dinners, and Hearty Sandwiches. The only app resource for recipes from the editors of Epicurious and Gourmet magazine, plus ...

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Lifetime is an American cable and satellite television channel that is part of A+E Networks, which is jointly owned by the Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company. Similar to Oxygen and We TV, the channel features programming that is geared toward women or features women in lead roles. Official A&E app is also available in Store, check it out here. App Description: Devious Maids. Dance Moms. Project Runway. Now you can watch your favorite Lifetime shows and movies wherever and whenever you want, right on your Windows device.The Lifetime app gives you full access to all the reality, drama and movies Lifetime has to offer. New full episodes and movies, plus behind-the-scenes and preview clips, are added every day! PLEASE NOTE: LIFETIME CONTENT IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STREAM IN THE UNITED STATES. The Lifetime app features: ** Full episodes and clips of your favorite Lifetime series, including Project Runway, ...

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Viggle is an Entertainment Rewards Platform that allows users to gain points for engaging with the entertainment they love. Presently, that includes awarding points to users for watching and interacting with their favorite TV shows and listening to music. Viggle app in Windows Store rewards you for watching TV and discovering music. Hold your device up to TV or music to check in and start earning Viggle Points. Redeem your points for song downloads, electronics, gift cards and more. Features: Check into ANY TV or match ANY music to earn Viggle Points – Check into featured shows and songs for 2X, 5X, 10X points Play along to shows and sports to score even more points Access exclusive celebrity content with Wetpaint original videos Set custom reminders so you never miss a show Get tracks easily with points at Viggle Store Choose from other rewards like movie tickets and gift cards ...

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A&E, is an American cable and satellite television channel that serves as the flagship television property of A+E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Corporation and Disney–ABC Television Group. It has popular shows like Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars and more. Their official app allows you to enjoy these shows on your Windows device. App Description: Watch the latest season of Shipping Wars and hours of Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars, and The First 48! Now you can watch your favorite A&E shows wherever and whenever you want, right on your Windows device. The A&E app is a great new way to access full episodes and clips from all that A&E has. New content is added all the time. PLEASE NOTE: A&E CONTENT IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STREAM IN THE UNITED STATES. The A&E app lets you: •Watch full episodes and clips of your favorite A&E series including Duck Dynasty, Storage Wars, ...

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Microsoft OneNote API team today announced a new beta of the API with additional features. They have added support for querying OneNote pages in Beta. This allow developers to call the API to query the pages a user has access to regardless of which notebook or section they are in. And it includes querying for pages in both notebooks owned by and shared with the user in a single call. For instance, you can now use the API to: Build a list view of pages a user has saved to OneNote via your app and allow them to open the page in OneNote or OneNote Online. Build a “Save to OneNote” location picker that gives users full context of their notebook hierarchy (notebooks-> section groups-> sections-> pages) when choosing a save location. Query for pages containing a keyword or phrase in the title. For instance, a news app that saves ...

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The original Nokia company today surprised everyone by releasing a launcher called Z Launcher for Android devices. This app comes from the Advanced Technologies Group of Nokia which Microsoft didn’t acquire. They are trying to make a more intelligent and personal mobile experience that’s better suited for real life. Throughout the day, Z Launcher will learning how you use your phone and promoting your favorite apps so you can get to them faster. Whether you’re texting a certain someone, trying not to search for apps in the car, or multi-tasking at the office, your screen changes based on your everyday life. The more you use it, the better it gets. The fastest way to find any app on your phone in one second is by scribbling in the first letter – right on the home screen. It’s easy. Download it for your Android device at https://www.zlauncher.com/.     ...

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Smithsonian magazine app is now available for download from Windows Store. With this app, you can enjoy a Windows compatible issue of Smithsonian magazine on your Windows devices – includes every story, department, photo and more. You need a subscription to enjoy all the magazines. However, there is a free sample of Smithsonian magazine included in this app. Smithsonian Magazine brings history, science, nature, culture and travel to you: Explore history and archaeology from the Sphinx to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Catch up on the latest science from wildlife to evolution and the solar system. Travel to the best places from Petra to Prague. Stop at art museums and cultural treasures along the way! About the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION: The Smithsonian Institution has inspired generations through knowledge and discovery since 1846. It’s the world’s largest complex of museums and research facilities, and it focuses on four core areas: Unlocking ...

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Microsoft today announced an update for Skype for Linux with fresh UI and other new features. Skype for Linux version 4.3.0.37 will have the following list of new features, An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support Lot of bug fixes Microsoft has also dropped support for direct Alsa support; You need to install PulseAudio 4.0 or greater for the best calling experience. Download the latest version ...

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Adobe today released new version of Photoshop CC with many new features for designers and photographers like improved Layer Comps to enable you to sync changes across multiple comps, to new Blur Gallery motion effects like Spin Blur and Path Blur, to Focus Mask which automatically selects the area of an image that is in-focus, to improved type and font capabilities, and even more 3D printing enhancements. At the Surface Pro 3 launch event, Adobe said that they will be adding touch/stylus support to Photoshop, and they have done that now. We continue to adapt Photoshop to the latest hardware available as well. In this release, we are dramatically improving our stylus support under Windows 8.1, with out-of-the-box support for practically any stylus, and smoother strokes for drawing, painting and illustration. We are also introducing a new Experimental Features capability in Photoshop CC. By turning on one of these features, our customers ...

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The official Rdio music streaming app has finally made its way in to Windows Store. Windows 8/RT device owners can enjoy over 20 million tracks with Rdio subscription! Discover your next favorite track with Rdio, a social jukebox with over 20 million tracks to play — instantly or in stations. Play what you want, when you want, from new hits to classic albums. Or, start a station based on any track, artist or genre and lean back while Rdio plays a perfect mix of songs. Once you’ve found some favorites, add them to your Collection or put them in a playlist. Feeling social? Follow friends, artists and other music lovers to see what they’re playing. The more people you follow, the more music you’ll discover. It’s music evolved. Go and play Download it here from Windows Store for free. ...

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The Madefire Motion Books app is now available for Windows PCs and tablets in Windows Store. It takes standard digital comics and transforms them into interactive experiences by adding motion, sound and depth. Windows users can get Transformers content exclusively for free. Description: Madefire Motion Books is a free app that delivers the most innovative reading experience for mobile devices as it pioneers the next chapter in storytelling. In its purest form – the Madefire app is a free comic book reader that takes digital comics and cartoons a step further than traditional static images with the new format called Motion Books. Motion Books immerse the reader in an interactive experience with sound, motion, and depth. This current release is a “Preview” version, featuring exclusive Transformers content exclusive to Madefire and Windows 8. In an update release, we will open the full Madefire catalog to Windows 8 – be sure ...

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