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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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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Scribd is the popular document sharing service on the web it has about 80 million users. With Scribd subscription and this new app, you can access over 400,000 books on your Windows device. Description: Scribd is the world’s largest digital library with over 80 million users. Use the Scribd app for unlimited access to over 400,000 books for just $8.99 / month. Included with a subscription are books from over 900 publishers, including NYT bestsellers, literary classics, groundbreaking non-fiction, and reader favorites in every genre. We also have the world’s largest digital document collection, with millions of user-uploaded written works. Note: in the Windows version of the app you must be connected to the internet to read books. Features •Instant access to 300,000+ books from 900+ publishers in every genre •Discover new favorites with our editorial collections and personalized recommendations •Millions of user-contributed documents and written works •No limits: read ...

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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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  Staples Connect Beta app is now available in Windows Store for Windows 8/RT devices. It lets you control lights, thermostats and more from all the brands of connected home products you trust. One app. One hub. The connected home made easy. Features: •Simple, powerful home automation for everyone •Delivers peace of mind, convenience and cost savings. •See and control all your connected devices •Automate your home with Activities •Monitor your home even while using other apps with Snap View Download it here from Windows Store for free. via: WinBeta ...

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When you buy a Surface Pro 3, you essentially have two platforms to enjoy different kind of apps. One is classic Windows platform which has millions of apps. And the second one is modern Windows platform which has more 150,000 apps in Windows Store which are optimized for touch. If you are coming from Android world or missing any key apps that is available on Android, you can now use that on your Surface Pro 3. Pocket Now today posted the above video showing how to run Android apps on Surface Pro 3. It makes use of Blue Stacks Android player which can run Android apps on Windows. Tens of millions of people around the world use top apps like Candy Crush Saga, Telegram, Temple Run 2 and more on their laptops with BlueStacks. It took our engineers two years to build the complex “LayerCake” technology that enable this to ...

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Red Stripe deals for this week is now live in Windows Store. It includes hit games like Rayman Fiesta Run, Skateboard Party 2, popular apps like Maps pro and more. Find the list of apps and games available on deal from the list below. Rayman Fiesta Run: A follow-up to the popular Rayman Jungle Run, Rayman Fiesta Run has you lunging for cocktail umbrellas, leaping on limes, bouncing on sausages, and punching piñatas across more than 75 levels of fun! This week you can get it for 67% off—just $.99 on Windows, and $.99 on Windows Phone. Maps Pro: Why buy another mapping app? Because Maps Pro isn’t limited to a single map source—it works with multiple mapping styles, like Google Street View, Nokia, OpenStreetMap, and Bing Maps. It also offers offline maps, and voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation with directions for driving, walking or cycling, and can interface directly with your ...

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