News tagged ‘windows phone’

Friday, 30 May 2014

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft is said to be working on a sensor-rich smart watch that will monitor your heart rate amongst other things, and it could be ready as soon as this summer.

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.

Friday, 2 May 2014

M1 Offers Carrier Billing for Windows Phone Apps

M1 Offers Carrier Billing for Windows Phone Apps

M1 today announced that its postpaid customers can pay for Windows Phone apps, games and content through their phone bills.

Monday, 24 Feb 2014

Windows 8.1 Update Coming in Spring; Windows Phone Sees Nine New Hardware Partners

Windows 8.1 Update Coming in Spring; Windows Phone Sees Nine New Hardware Partners

At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft has revealed that an update to Windows 8.1 will arrive this spring. And Windows Phone has gained several new hardware partners.

Friday, 24 Jan 2014

Nokia to Unveil Android-Powered Handset on February 24 at MWC 2014?

Nokia to Unveil Android-Powered Handset on February 24 at MWC 2014?

Nokia announced that it is holding a press conference at Mobile World Congress 2014 on February 24. Although there is no official information on what to expect, it is likely that Nokia will announce its Android-powered smartphone.

Friday, 17 Jan 2014

Is Samsung Readying a High-end Windows Phone with a 5-inch 1080p Display?

Is Samsung Readying a High-end Windows Phone with a 5-inch 1080p Display?

There are signs that suggest Samsung is preparing to launch a new Windows Phone with a 5-inch, 1080p display.

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013

Windows Phone Store Crosses 200,000 Apps, Notification Center Likely to Arrive in Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone Store Crosses 200,000 Apps, Notification Center Likely to Arrive in Windows Phone 8.1

Here's a couple of good news for Windows Phone 8 users: the Windows Phone Store now has over 200,000 apps, and the Windows Phone 8.1 update that's due next year is likely to come with a notification center.

Thursday, 12 Dec 2013

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

In a bid to make their mobile platform competitive with Google's Android operating system, Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers.

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013

Instagram Available Now on Windows Phone

Instagram Available Now on Windows Phone

Popular online photo and video-sharing social networking app Instagram is finally available on Windows Phone 8 devices today.

Friday, 27 Sep 2013

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.

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