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  • Carboncast v1.2 now available, delivers more new features

    Carboncast version 1.2 is now available in the WP8 Marketplace. Once again the update delivers more requested features while addressing some of those pesky bugs. This is the second update to the app in just a few weeks since the app first launched and you can continue to expect...
  • Introducing Carboncast, podcasts on WP8 finally done right

    There’s a lot of unsatisfied Windows Phone 8 owners and podcast lovers. As a developer, I decided to do something about that and create Carboncast. I wanted the app to be really functional, yet simple all while maintaining a good design. The great news that the wait for a...
  • Introducing Vizual, the fullscreen twitter stream for Windows 8

    Vizual is a Windows 8 app that lets you visualise your twitter stream in a simple, fullscreen mode. This app is perfect for that spare monitor or even a business display. Once you’ve signed in, you’ll see your timeline stream down the screen. There’s landscape and portrait orientation support,...
  • NewHouse release 2 adds ARM support

    NewHouse is the Windows 8 app to track your decisions as you build a new home. Initially when I published it, there was a bug preventing ARM support from working correctly, so instead release 1 supported only x86 of x64 processors. Great news this morning, release 2 of NewHouse...
  • NewHouse keeps track of your house building decisions

    When building a new house, people face literally hundreds of decisions. From the number of rooms, right down to the tap styles and location of power points. With so many decisions required, it’s difficult to keep track of all the choices made. NewHouse is a Windows 8 app that...
  • Xbox SmartGlass available for Windows Phone users.

    As we celebrate the official release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 today, we must not forget that it has been a monster week for Redmond in more ways than one.  Adding to the fact that the curtain has finally been lifted on Surface, Xbox fans (and Windows Phone users) will...
  • 4Browsers tries to answer your Metro Multitasking needs

    A new application in the Windows 8 Store is 4Browsers. As the name suggests it’s 4 browsers in 1. This tries to solve a problem with Windows 8 apps, that is their single-tasking nature. Sure you can snap an application to the side of the screen, but power users...
  • Skitch Windows 8 app released, basic annotate and share

    If you’re running the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you’re probably getting used to checking for apps. Whilst a new thing for Windows users, smartphone users are quite familiar with the ‘see what’s new’ practice. Right now there’s a trickle feed of new apps coming out and the latest is...
  • NOW JB Hi-Fi has a serious music competitor

    Today seen the launch of the long awaited mobile apps for JB Hi-Fi’s NOW music subscription service. With mobile such an important element to music consumption, this really was a glaring omission at launch. So now NOW has an offering for smartphones, the question is, is it better than...
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