MOBILE, Ala. - Microsoft announced yesterday that the Windows Phone 8 will have 46 of the top 50 mobile apps, plus one year of ad-free Pandora.
A lack of apps for the Windows platform has been an issue with buyers in the past. The ad-free Pandora will be available in 2013. Some of the apps migrating over the Windows platform include Living Social, Urban Spoon, and Angry Birds Star Wars.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has fired the head of the mobile software group, Scott Forstall, and the retail chief. Forstall recently refused to sign an open letter apologizing for the Apple Maps launch.
FEMA has taken to Twitter with some advice for communicating with those affected by superstorm Sandy.
Yesterday, FEMA tweeted: "Phone lines may be congested during/after #Sandy. Let loved ones know you're OK by sending a text or updating your social networks.
This reduces congestion on mobile networks, because voice calls use significantly more bandwidth.
Fashionista's, thanks to RentTheRunway.com , you can rent designer clothes and accessories at a marked down price.
After you pick a design and schedule a delivery date, the site sends you two sizes to make sure it fits. Rentals on the site run from $50 to $200 for a four night loan.
You can even upload a picture of yourself in the designer gear. You just might wear it better than the star you saw wearing it!
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Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a wild 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday.
A 23-year old man has been arrested on rape and burglary charges by Mobile Police.
Airbus Americas Chairman Allan McArtor is high on Alabama, and his opinion of its Capital City is on the rise. McArtor toured Montgomery during a recent visit before being applauded by local leaders for his role in bringing a new airplane assembly plant to Mobile.
Wildlife officials are ceasing efforts to rescue a pod of whales that was stranded in the Everglades after losing sight of the marine mammals. The National Park Service says aerial and boat survey teams could not locate the whales Saturday, a potentially encouraging sign that they have moved farther offshore.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As you decorate your home for Christmas, the Consumer Product Safety commission has several tips to help you avoid accidents.
Nearly seven years ago, an Orange Beach man was tortured and robbed in his own home. As of Friday night, Shaun Cassidy, 65, is behind bars for a number of charges involving minors.