BBC iPlayer now available on Windows Phone 8, but Windows Phone 7.5 version canned

Gerald Lynch Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 7, Windows Phone 7 apps, Windows Phone 8 Leave a Comment

It's been a long old wait, but the BBC iPlayer catch-up TV app is now available on Windows Phone 8 devices. Rather than a ground-up build of the service, the Windows Phone 8 version of the app is actually a…

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BBC iPlayer *finally* coming to Windows Phone 8 and 7.5

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The BBC iPlayer app will soon be available to Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5 users. The app will act as shortcut application available through the Windows Phone Store, making iPlayer available as a Live Tile, wrapping both the…

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APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)

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Did you sense a disturbance in the force this morning? That's probably because Angry Birds Star Wars has launched for practically every single mobile platform today. Hitting the respective app stores for iPads, iPhones, iPod Touch, Android devices, Windows Phone…

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Facebook App Center launches: New social store-front for apps

Gerald Lynch Android apps, Facebook, iPad apps, iPhone apps, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 7 apps 8 Comments

Facebook are preparing to launch App Center, their new app store-front that will deliver apps to the social network's users no matter whether or not they are iOS or Android device owners. The App Center will be used primarily to…

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Xbox Live gaming app to land on Apple iOS and Android?

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Fancy a bit of Xbox Live gaming on your Android or Apple iOS device? That's the possiblity being speculated upon today after a loose-lipped Microsoft executive teased the expansion of the platform. Speaking to Forbes, an Xbox spokesperson stated that:…

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Trick or Tracker app keeps kids safe this Halloween

Gerald Lynch Android apps, iPad apps, iPhone apps, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 7 apps 4 Comments

Halloween is always a bit of a stickler for parents with young-ish children. Your kids think they're old enough to roam the streets at night dressed as ghouls, knocking on strangers' doors asking for treats. You think they're little more…

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Windows Phone Marketplace gets web update

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Microsoft have today announced the launch of a re-vamped Windows phone Marketplace for apps that gives WP7 smartphone owners the option to download apps directly from their computer's web browser. Users no longer have to install Zune onto their PCs…

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