Windows Central

Windows Central
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Jay Bennett

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2 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • microphone
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • Proximity
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • camera
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Supported languages (1)

English (United States)
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The official app of, your guide to everything your Windows devices can offer. Read news, tips, comments, app & game reviews wherever you go.
With live tile support, you can be up to date on the latest Microsoft & Windows news when pinned to your start screen.
Not sure whether to spend your money on that latest game? Find the review on Windows Central, check out screenshots or watch the video review, then go directly to the marketplace from within the app to start the download. You can then jump straight back into Windows Central to keep up to date on the latest news about the platform, including what’s being announced for future updates.
Windows Central for Phone features:
•Read home, reviews, apps, games, tips & developers sections 
•Live tiles for the latest headlines
•Toast notifications
•Full comment functionality
•Watch videos and view pictures posted in each article 
•Full search for any previous articles, including by section 
•Search through YouTube videos from the site 
•Deep links to the marketplace with articles featuring other apps 
•Listen to the latest podcast on your device through the app 
•Clean, simple, customisable user interface design and great user experience
•Sharing of articles through E-mail, SMS, Twitter and Facebook
•Full integration with the forums
•Custom app and tile accents
•Lock screen wallpaper support

The available trial is ad-supported with ALL features available. You can opt to purchase the app if you wish to remove adverts
Build 1023:
- Fixed a bug that broke notifications and live tile
- Rebranding update to Windows Central
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  • by Bhupender 24/06/2015
    Great app for windows news but I gives 4* cuz it's not free 😈
  • by Girish 24/06/2015
    Brilliant app! A must have for all windows phone users
  • by Bence 17/06/2015
    Nagyon jó, talán picit lehetne gyorsabb:)
  • by Mustofa 12/06/2015
    Awesome!! Look so luxurious. Update info and reviews! Thanks! 😊
  • by Artur 09/06/2015
    Dated design, not enough features (missing polls).
  • by A 31/05/2015
    Great app. My first option when looking for Windows related news.
  • by Kevin 26/05/2015
    Great app, looks good with lots of content. Well worth the price.
  • by Alex 20/05/2015
    Best place for windows news
  • by Stuart 18/05/2015
    Fantastic app! Windows Central do a great job of reporting on all the latest Windows news. 😊
  • by Michael 12/05/2015
    This is one of my most used apps I use several times aday every day it's always first with Top Quality news and information and tons advice on free apps before they become chargeable the editors break every thing down to the bits that matter this was the best purchase app every & at 79p a bloody good bargain it's a 5*****++ app