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

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…

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

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…

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

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:…

Skype app for Windows Phone 7 almost ready

Skype for Windows Phone devices has neared completion, according to Microsoft's vice president of products Rick Osterloh. Revealing that the app" will be coming out soon", the video calling and VOIP application has long been a notable absentee on…

Trick or Tracker app keeps kids safe this Halloween

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…

Windows Phone Marketplace gets web update

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…