News tagged ‘windows phone’

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.

Microsoft Will Give You US$200 for Your iPhone

Microsoft Will Give You US$200 for Your iPhone

In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Friday, 13 Sep 2013

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft's Answer to Siri and Google Now is Cortana

Microsoft is currently working on its own personal assistant, codenamed Cortana, which was originally an artificial intelligent character from Microsoft's Halo series. Just like the character from the game, Cortana is built to learn and adapt to Windows Phone users.

Monday, 9 Sep 2013

Photos of 6-Inch Nokia Lumia 1520 Leaked (Update)

Photos of 6-Inch Nokia Lumia 1520 Leaked (Update)

Windows Phone Central obtained an alleged image of Nokia's upcoming 6-inch Lumia 1520. Hit the link to find out more. (Update: More images of the device leaked, including comparison shots with the 5-inch Sony Xperia Z.)

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