Spotify Windows Phone 8 app leaps out of beta, bolsters offline playlist support

Gerald Lynch Spotify, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 8 2 Comments

A new update for music-streaming service Spotify's Windows Phone 8 app has been released today, finally bringing the app out of the beta testing phase and bringing with it a host of new features. Version 2.0.4933.0 is now available to…

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Lekiosk digital magazine app now available to Windows 8 tablet and desktop users

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Lekiosk is one of the most popular digital magazine reading applications on IOS and Android, popular thanks to its 3D newsstand-like interface. And now it's headed to the Windows 8 operating system! Publishers already touting their wares using lekiosk include…

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BlackBerry 10 can't stop Windows Phone overtaking as third-most used smartphone OS, Android still king

Gerald Lynch Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 8 2 Comments

There's no shaking Google's Android and Apple's iOS from first and second place respectively at the top of the smartphone user number rankings charts, but the battle for third place is a corker. The latest stats have just come in…

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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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Nokia Lumia 925 is official: Slimline flagship with premium aluminium stylings

Gerald Lynch Features, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 8 2 Comments

Nokia have officially revealed the Nokia Lumia 925 handset, a new flagship Windows Phone from the Finnish mobile giants that aims at a more premium build quality than the company's current offerings. Built with a mixture of aluminium and…

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VIDEO: Hands-on with the Nokia Lumia 928 flagship Windows Phone

Gerald Lynch Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 8 Leave a Comment

Nokia have officially revealed the Nokia Lumia 928, their new flagship Windows Phone handset. And with it comes the first hands-on clip with smartphone, courtesy of the official Nokia Conversations channel. Hit the clip above to check it out. Set…

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

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

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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