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Great Windows 10 News Apps
Nov25

Great Windows 10 News Apps

While Windows 8 had seen the release of several news apps we haven’t seen too many of the universal type so far. While we hope new ones will keep popping in the store in time we have covered 3 truly universal news apps that Windows 10 users should definitely try. MSN News This one is developed by Microsoft themselves and can be considered a standard to uphold to for all universal news apps. It is designed around the new Windows...

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Discover the very best the Windows platform has to offer with AppRaisin from AdDuplex
Nov24

Discover the very best the Windows platform has to offer with AppRaisin from AdDuplex

AppRaisin, a mobile-first service aimed at solving the app discovery problem, arguably one of the biggest problems in modern app stores on all platforms, is now available for Windows 10 as a universal app. The service from AdDuplex helps Windows enthusiasts stay on top of the latest releases, major updates and special offerings. According to the publisher: Users decide what news raise to the top by “raising” the apps they...

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FB Pages Manager is a beautiful, unique app that lets you manage Facebook pages on Windows
Nov23

FB Pages Manager is a beautiful, unique app that lets you manage Facebook pages on Windows

Longtime 1800Pocket/PC readers will remember FB Pages Manager from Imagination Overflow as we’ve covered it on the site quite a bit. Back in October, the app received an update that added News Feeds for pages, post enhancements, and a few other things. During that time, I’ve been testing the app off and on to manage the official pages for 1800Pocket/PC and TruTower as well as my own budding fan page. FB Pages Manager comes...

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TruTower app released with new updated UI, speed improvements
Nov21

TruTower app released with new updated UI, speed improvements

Our sister site, TruTower, now has an updated app for Windows 10 Mobile that includes some speed improvements, updated UI, and more. Like the 1800Pocket/PC app before it (which did get an additional minor update today as well), this latest update focuses on improving both the form and function of the app and improving the overall experience. The old version of the TruTower app lagged when loading news articles and images, and...

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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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