News tagged ‘windows phone 8.1’

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Microsoft has started to rollout the Lumia Cyan update (which includes Windows Phone 8.1) to Nokia devices worldwide. In Singapore, the first phones to get it are the Lumia 625 and 925.

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Nokia Lumia 930 Available in Singapore on 12th July for $789

Nokia Lumia 930 Available in Singapore on 12th July for $789

The Nokia Lumia 930 will be launched in Singapore this Saturday (12th July) at all three telcos for $789. The 5-inch Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone will be available in bright orange, bright green, black or white.

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Even before Windows Phone 8.1 hits existing devices, there's already a report saying that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 is reaching the RTM milestone soon.

Monday, 16 Jun 2014

Nokia Lumia 635 Hits Local Shelves

Nokia Lumia 635 Hits Local Shelves

Nokia has announced that the Lumia 635 is now available in Singapore for S$239.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

According to Microsoft, official support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the OS' official release is likely to be slightly earlier.

Monday, 5 May 2014

Official File Manager Coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Soon

Official File Manager Coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Soon

According to Microsoft’s Windows Phone team head Joe Belfiore during his Reddit AMA session, a File Manager function will soon be added to Windows Phone 8.1.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

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