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We’ve collected the top four reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in February. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, Web, Android, Windows, or iPad apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month. Now would be a good time to explore a part of the AppStorm Network you’ve never seen before!

Thanks for reading AppStorm, and I hope you enjoy looking over some of our favourite posts from last month!

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For the past few years, I’ve been an avid Android user – from the basic Huawei Ideos on Froyo to the powerhouse that was the Motorola Atrix running Jellybean, with a Kindle Fire tablet somewhere in between. I loved the Android experience, and the many improvements that have been made with every iteration of the Android OS.

However, when the time came to get a new phone, I decided to try out something new…Windows Phone 8 piqued my interest and I finally settled for a Nokia Lumia 920.

If you have been using an Android phone for a while and you are thinking of getting a new phone, hopefully, this article will help sway your decision the Windows Phone way.

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Apple released the highly anticipated update for iTunes December last year, and the redesign has caused much controversy around the Globe. But what do we think at AppStorm?

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6+ Windows 8 Apps To Keep You Fit and Healthy.

Have you ever wanted to get yourself back into shape but don’t know where to start? If so, I’ve decided to help you along, because I’ve been in such similar situation. As we get big or too lean, we want to change the way we look and feel. Most of the time you feel very uncomfortable with yourself.

Technology has changed everything and now it can also help you change physically and get in shape. There are many applications that help you monitor your health and track your performances. Now lets look at some of the best apps in the Windows 8 store to get you started with.

Are you ready?

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Earlier this month, gamers growled on message boards on the supposed death of DirectX. Microsoft soon released a clarification, saying that DirectX is not dead, though Microsoft’s wording left some people miffed.

This is as good a time as any to describe what DirectX is, why it came to be, and why you should care.

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In 2004, Blizzard released what has probably been their most prolific and most successful game to date, it is of course none other than the fantasy MMORPG World of Warcraft. Love it or hate it, the impact that the game has had on the MMO scene has been astronomical, not only pushing its predecessor titles into irrelevance, but managing to rack up an absolutely massive eleven million subscribers at its peak.

Even nine years after its release, WoW continues to dominate thanks to a steady content stream from developer Blizzard Entertainment, which has proven successful in keeping the fans satiated, and more importantly, paying.

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Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone who took part in the giveaway. I’m excited to let you know that the winners have now been chosen. Congratulations are in order to:

@RichardReddy
@and314rew
@salim594
@DanniyChase
@Arvoisa

Congratulations again to the lucky winners — please get in touch at windows [at] appstorm [dot] net. Sorry to those who missed out, be sure to check back for more great competitions and giveaways!

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Any new operating system will inevitably be judged by its games. This has traditionally been an area where Windows has excelled, and with the introduction of Windows 8, developers have had a chance to bring fantastic games to the Windows Store.

Though there are many games available in the store, many of them are cheaply made or not worth the money they cost. Hydro Thunder Hurricane is a definite exception.

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Best of AppStorm in January

We’ve collected the top four reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in January. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, Web, Android, Windows, or iPad apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month. Now would be a good time to explore a part of the AppStorm Network you’ve never seen before!

Thanks for reading AppStorm, and I hope you enjoy looking over some of our favourite posts from last month!

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When Windows 8 Developer Preview was announced not many developers came forward to embrace the future of PC’s. DealFlux is one of the first wave of apps that broke the barrier and showed the world what this new ecosystem is capable off.

Today we’re going to talk with Austin Kettner of Quixby, the guy behind several apps like DealFlux and HackerNews Reader to know more about the story behind DealFlux and his experience with Windows 8. Join us after the jump to learn more.

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