- News tagged "windows phone"
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.
Friday, 13 Sep 2013
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
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.)
Friday, 16 Aug 2013
Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Nokia has announced their brand new flagship Windows Phone smartphone. The Lumia 925 has an aluminium frame, is slimmer and lighter than the Lumia 920, has the same 8.7MP PureView camera and comes with a new Nokia Smart Camera mode.