With the kickoff of fall’s favorite pastime on Sept. 4, the NFL Now is an app that delivers a personalized video stream of your favorite teams, players and coaches directly to your Windows Phone and Windows devices.
Windows Phone apps like NFL Mobile can help enhance your enjoyment of this fall favorite. As the Conversations blog explains, “NFL Mobile offers single-click access to stats, live game scores, game highlights, team standings and social-media posts about your favorite team.”
Our friends over at the Conversations blog publish monthly selections of favorite Windows Phone games and apps. Their latest choices include a 3D puzzle, pirate battles and a voracious, growing great white shark.
The Share to Speech app turns articles into speech or MP3 files by sharing a Web page or pasting its link. It can also convert Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents, along with many other text files, into the spoken word.
As summer winds down, Weekend Reading delivers stories on a project that helps diabetes patients, a profile on the chief technical officer of Microsoft’s Cloud and Services organization, and the debut of the HTC One (M8) for Windows smartphone.
Lots of us don’t want to be limited to posting just one photo at a time, using our phones. We like to get several related photos up there at once to show a special event, place or moments we’re experiencing. Fortunately, there are several good photo-collage apps for Windows Phone that make that a snap.
Government agencies are interested in the promise of a mobile workforce, but also are concerned about security risks. Microsoft has created a “strong list of requirements that formed the core set of new enterprise capabilities for Windows Phone 8.1,” writes Rick Engle, Microsoft principal Windows technology specialist.