Fitbit Announces its Support for Windows Phone

Wearable fitness devices are all the rage these days from step tracking to sleeping patterns these little devices do it all.  However Windows Phone has been left out this trend for lack of support from device makers.  Well that's all about to change one of the major wearable fitness makers have committed to the Windows Phone OS. In a recent forum post Fibit stated: "Fitbit is developing an application for Windows Phone 8.1. Thank you...

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Bring Back the Physical Buttons on my Devices!

It's not often that I decide to stand up on my virtual soap box and give an opinion about the latest smartphone trend, but I feel compelled. The replacement of actual physical buttons with virtual ones is something that must be spoken up about. Before I get rambling on and on about the ills of virtual buttons, let's try to give out the point as to why manufacturers would want them to start with. Google would love if every device would...

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Microsoft Has a Chromecast-like Miracast Dongle That Just Leaked

According to a report and the above picture from Drwindows.de, Microsoft is working on releasing a Surface-branded, Chromecast-like dongle for their devices. It appears to get power from the USB port with the other end going into the HMDI port on the TV and requires no other special wiring for a connected television. Rumors suggest the device is expected to work with all Windows Phone (WP8 and above) and all of the Surface devices. A...

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Could this decision help bring Spotify, Pandora, Beats and other music streaming services to Canada?

Canada has long been the forgotten stepchild when it comes to tech companies that deliver music streaming products. Pandora is the world's most popular personal radio service and it's not available in Canada. Neither is one of the most-recognized on-demand services, Spotify. Until recently, Google managed to launch its Play Music service in several countries an ocean away yet not in the country directly above where it's based. Why?...

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Flappy Bird Coming Back in August

Flappy Bird was an immensely popular game that was pulled a few months back by it's creator Doug Nguyen because "it was too addictive" and was taking up too much of its players's time. Now it seems that he has figured out how to make it less addictive and plans to bring the game back to market in a slightly altered form in August. Mr. Nguyen told CNBC that he plans to bring this game back in a multi-player form for both Android and...

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Microsoft Just Released an Update for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview

When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, they also released a preview for developers at the same time. Downloading this update to a Windows Phone 8 device was very simple; you didn't need to be a developer to do it and many non-developers did just that. However, as with any preview, there were some bugs and glitches. Microsoft just released an update to address some of those glitches. Microsoft today rolled out Windows Phone 8.1...

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