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MEANWHILE ON ANDROID: THE QWERTY ALTERNATIVE

OK, so this is Android, but is harkens back to the glory days of Psion, classic Symbian, Communicators, the HTC 7 Pro, and much more....

MICROSOFT NEWS ON IOS, ANDROID. AND ON WINDOWS 10 MOBILE. OF COURSE

This is news from Microsoft itself, though it's a bit of stuff and nonsense in terms of branding and partnerships at the end of the...

 
 
 

ARK VIEW UWP BRINGS YOU NEWS SOURCES AND FEEDS

From the developer of the terrific Photo Scan UWP comes this new News/RSS feed reader. I have to be honest and say that the UI had...

INTRODUCING. PODCAST LOUNGE 2 UWP

This won't be news to most AAWP readers, since we've been tracking the beta versions of the UWP implementation of Podcast Lounge for...

 
 
 

SECRET MIND UWP LOOKS POLISHED BUT WITH LOADS OF CAVEATS

Encrypted databases, or secrets/password managers, are always a popular application genre, and there are quite a few in the Store for...

THIS FORTNIGHT'S MICROSOFT TO-DO UPDATE - COLOURS AND THEMES

No, not the list of things Microsoft needs to do , but another of the regular updates for Microsoft To-Do, the cross-platform, cross-device...

 
 
 

REVIEW: GEOQUIZ UWP

You've got to love a game which is smooth, fast, beautifully presented - and which helps you learn at the same time. As the title suggests,...

WHATSAPP MARCHES ON. ON WINDOWS PHONE

Last featured here back in November 2017 , Whatsapp is a stalwart Windows Phone 8.1 application that has been continually updated month...

 
 
 

'SLACK BETA' DEVELOPMENT ABANDONED

A year ago, I reviewed Slack , a WinRT 'universal' app for Windows Phone 8.1 and above - it worked, but wasn't exactly optimised for...

GET THE WILEYFOX PRO WHILE IT'S HALF PRICE!

As part of a wider sale on all its phones, Wileyfox has slashed the price of the 'Wileyfox Pro' in half, to £99.99. Which, in my book,...

 
 
 

TWITTER PWA GETS EXPANDED EXPLORE, VERTICAL MOMENTS

Last covered here , a month ago, Twitter's new PWA app status on many platforms has meant that the company has been able to roll out...

FACEBOOK AND WINDOWS PHONE 8.1 NOW A NO-GO

Facebook's authentication changes have now finally stopped the old official client for Windows Phone 8.1 from being able to log in,...

 
 
 

AAWP INSIGHT 254: UWP APPS INCOMING

I catch up with Rafe Blandford and we cover some of the good new UWP apps reviewed on the site, plus we chat more about the 'thousand...

1TUNER PWA YET ANOTHER INTERNET RADIO SOURCE

Not too long ago, I featured Radiolise , a new Internet Radio PWA that runs in the Edge browser or can be packaged neatly by PAWA or...

 
 
 

URBANDICT UWP PACKAGES SLANG AND MEMES FOR YOU

If you're not 'down with the cool kids' (a phrase which itself - ironically - declares me as NOT one of the cool kids!) then you may...

ANDROMEDA/SURFACE MOBILE AND 'A WHOLE NEW PRODUCT CATEGORY'

Long time Windows curmudgeon Paul Thurrott has been given access to some of Microsoft's roadmap for the rest of 2018 and it's fairly...

 
 
 

REVIEW: OUGA - TUMBLR UWP

Blogging has moved on aways since Tumblr started (social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have taken up much of the...

WINDOWS 10 MOBILE MONTHLY UPDATES FOR ALL - JUNE 2018

People think of Windows 10 Mobile being dead. Not quite. Not yet. We're still looking at over a year of support in terms of monthly...

 
 
 

REVIEW: 'DUPLEX MEDIA PLAYER +' UWP

I'm not entirely clear why I/we weren't aware of Duplex Media Player here at AAWP, but it's been around for a while, is a full Windows...

SG IBUS UWP IS TERRIFIC - LIVE BUS DATA AND TIMETABLES FOR SINGAPORE

It's tough to evaluate a city-specific travel aid when you're half a world away, but hopefully the screenshots for SG iBus will help...

 
 
 



A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

A Supreme Court decision is about to make your online orders more expensive

The Supreme Court just voted to close a loophole that has seen American consumers dodge billions in sales tax on online orders since 1992. The justices voted 5-4 to overturn a... Read more ...

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Chatting with the Google Assistant just got a lot more natural

Conversations with the Google Assistant will involve less “Hey Google” and more chat moving forward, with one of the big features previewed at I/O 2018 arriving on smart... Read more ...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship'...

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship' surfaces

In a press release touting “another record year,” Intel dropped a a bombshell, announcing that CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning, amid revelations of a “past consensual... Read more ...

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

Amazon Fire TV Cube preview: Alexa still needs work as a TV guide

When you consider the popularity of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa and the company's Fire TV streamers, it was really just a matter of time before the folks at the Everything... Read more ...

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel's CEO just quit over a rule-breaking relationship

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has unexpectedly resigned, after it was revealed that he had previously had a relationship with another employee. That relationship, Intel points out... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September

Apple said it would release a wireless charging pad called AirPower in 2018. It hasn't been released yet. Apple is struggling with technical hurdles, including overheating... Read more ...

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Get a Fire TV Cube for $82 with Trade-In

Here's how you can get the new Fire TV Cube at its lowest price to date. Read more ...

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

What didn't Microsoft deliver at Xbox E3 2018?

Microsoft had one of its best E3 showcases in years, but was it a perfect show? Microsoft's E3 2018 showcase was an incredibly impressive show, debuting over a dozen new games... Read more ...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play get discounted through Amazon Prime Exclusive program

Amazon has steadily been adding phones to its Prime Exclusive program, which offers unlocked Android phones at discounted prices, ever since the launch of the series. Now two... Read more ...

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft is getting a big update today, bringing the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo's portable console. The update enables cross-play with PC, Xbox... Read more ...