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1800Pocket/PC app released for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and smartphones
Nov20

1800Pocket/PC app released for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and smartphones

1800Pocket/PC isn’t only about articles for me. When I took over the website over a year ago, I also took it upon myself to revamp the longstanding mobile application as well. While it was certainly usable in many ways, the app was in great need of an update and still had Windows Phone 7 all over it. While the app was updated once in 2014 in order to bring it up to speed, it was still absent from the Windows PC and tablet and...

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This Surface Phone concept would be really awesome to see in action
Nov20

This Surface Phone concept would be really awesome to see in action

We normally cover software exclusively here on 1800Pocket/PC but every now and again something truly awesome catches our eye. For me, it was this Surface Phone mock-up found over on the Microsoft Tribe forum on The Verge. Simply put, the design, which was posted by user Mr. Mulderfox, is gorgeous, and while it might not all be technologically viable at the moment, it does give us a peak at some ideas that hopefully will make their way...

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Activision Blizzard purchases Candy Crush maker King
Nov04

Activision Blizzard purchases Candy Crush maker King

Yesterday, video game maker Activision Blizzard announced that it has acquired Candy Crush creator King in a $5.9 billion deal that will see the combined company reach more than half a billion monthly active users in 196 countries. This also means the company will have access to top-grossing games like Candy Crush Saga, Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. “Activision Blizzard will provide King with experience, support and...

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Style Jukebox for Windows receives a major update, complete with faster load time
Oct30

Style Jukebox for Windows receives a major update, complete with faster load time

Style Jukebox for Windows received a major update In this update, Style Jukebox has chosen to focus on upload time and user experience for medium and large music collections. Style Jukebox version 1.7 knows better how to take advantage of fast Internet connections and computer configuration. According to Style Jukebox, tests showed an increase in the average upload speed from 7-8 Mbps to over 40 Mbps on an average Internet bandwidth...

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Make a Choice!! question game now available on Windows 10 Mobile
Oct26

Make a Choice!! question game now available on Windows 10 Mobile

Over the weekend, a new game called Make a Choice!! launched in the Microsoft app store from WP-Developer, who brought you apps and games such as Funny Poll and Uplift. Make a Choice!! is a question game where you either answer “This” or “That” to casual, personal, challenging and crazy questions. It’s similar to card games like “Would You Rather…?” so if you’re a fan of that game,...

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