- News tagged "windows phone"
Monday, 12 May 2014
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 today announced that its postpaid customers can pay for Windows Phone apps, games and content through their phone bills.
Monday, 24 Feb 2014
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 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
There are signs that suggest Samsung is preparing to launch a new Windows Phone with a 5-inch, 1080p display.
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013
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
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
Popular online photo and video-sharing social networking app Instagram is finally available on Windows Phone 8 devices today.
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
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.
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.