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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • phone identity
  • music library
  • media playback
  • data services
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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A beautifully designed app to read news, reviews, forums, and comments from The Urge on your Windows Phone. Also supports watching videos, sign-in and posting comments without ever leaving the app.

• Get the latest in consumer technology news, reviews, features, and exclusives.
• Browse and read community forums and pin your favorite ones on your start screen.
• Read comments, sign-in, post new comments and reply to comments posted by other readers.
• Customizable reading experience with custom text size and style.
• Watch videos without ever leaving the app.
• Live tile updates for showing top news on your start screen.
• Share news and stories with your friends via Facebook, Twitter, and email.

More details and options to connect and provide feedback are available on the about screen in the app.
New in this update:
• Ability to sign-in, post new comments and reply to comments posted by other readers on news articles and forum posts.

New in previous updates:
• Support for customizable reading experience by selecting text size and style on reader page.
• Support for filtering news by hubs. Go directly to reading hubs using launch tile and pan across hubs to read all hub specific news.
• Transparent tile support for Windows Phone 8.1 with flexible tile options.
• Ability to launch YouTube and Vimeo apps to watch embedded videos.
• Pocket support to save articles for offline reading using any installed pocket app.
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  • by Chris 21/07/2014
    Perfect example of WP design with the rich Verge content
  • by Tone 21/07/2014
    Posted from Windows Phone
  • by Nathan 20/07/2014
    Brilliantly designed reader for
  • by Peter 20/07/2014
    The perfect example of how a windows phone app should be.
  • by Adam 19/07/2014
  • by Ben 19/07/2014
    Great app for the verge. Would be great to be able to have notifications of new articles in a specific hub for example
  • by Haaris 19/07/2014
    Nice looking and great UI. Hope it becomes the official the verge app
  • by Barry 17/07/2014
    Excellent app to read the Verge. Nicely condensed to read headlines and articles on a small screen.
  • by Rikki 14/07/2014
    Really good. Thanks!
  • by Bjorn 14/07/2014
    Wow. No more website for me.