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Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Mobiles, Windows Phone, Windows Phone Apps | 0 comments

Revamped Facebook beta for windows phone 8 released

Revamped Facebook beta for windows phone 8 released

Redesigned Facebook beta application for windows phone 8 has been released in windows phone store. Preview of Facebook Beta The home screen shows the news feed of the logged in user.Tap to the left leads to favorites,groups,Apps,settings.Tap to the right shows the friends chat list .The background agent support is yet to be confirmed.          Personally I liked the Tap gestures as it perfectly fits the facebook into phone.You should try it yourself too!!!   Here are the screenshots on the same The application brings support for  high-resolution photos, post sharing, and Facebook Timeline. Chat has been refined and accessible on right tap. Microsoft has listened to cries of users and this application is expected to be major upgrade to the facebook application on windows phone 8. It can be downloaded by following the link http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/facebook-beta/93da5d29-daf0-4783-9ed5-a87b33247ec6?appid=93da5d29-daf0-4783-9ed5-a87b33247ec6...

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Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Windows Phone | 0 comments

Issues to expect in windows phone 8.

Issues to expect in windows phone 8.

  Below are the issues to be expected in windows phone 8 at the time of writing this article May 2013.       1)There is no unified Notification center in windows phone. Lets consider a scenario where an IM app has four notifications to show to you.It states “4” in the start tiles.You will then open the app and check the notifications.You get an idea that there are 4 notifications on IM app but you don’t see who sent it.You will need to open the apps to get idea of sender and information.That defeats the purpose of notification. In mature platforms like Android,you will be able to see the notifications as four different messages stating your friend name,short message in the above scenario.This provides the capability to select the priority ones first. Currently windows phone supports Tile notifications,Lockscreen notifications and Toast notifications. 2)You will not be able to create powerpoint presentations.You will be able to create word,excel documents and will be able to view powerpoint presentations.Skydrive comes handy...

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Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Windows Phone, Windows Phone Apps | 0 comments

IM+ app for windows phone 8 review

IM+ app for windows phone 8 review

One of the most essential things people do on a smartphone is instant messaging. Instant messaging keep people connected to their loved ones and it has proved to be Unique selling point for mobile platforms(BBM for blackberry,whatapp/Nimbuzz for iphone,android,windows phone). How good is the  experience on windows phone 8? We are going to check out features of  instant messenger IM+  for windows phone 8. Accounts supported: Windows Live Messenger, Facebook, Skype, Yahoo!, Google Talk, AIM/AOL, Jabber, ICQ, RenRen, SINA Weibo, Fetion, mig 33, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki.Ru, Yandex IM. Mamba.Ru and Mail.Ru Agent. UI and Features IM+ has been designed in classic black and white colours  inspired by windows phone design. The first screen on IM + shows the friends list on “Contacts” tab and on the tap right,second screens shows “Chats” tab.      The contacts tab is well designed showing offline and available contacts.IM+ indicates Google contacts as G,skype contacts with skype icon and differentiates friends from different networks very well.        People who often engage in group chats should...

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