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Cortana Does Worldwide Time And Currency Conversions

09/01/2014, Windows Phone’s Cortana is slowly but surely growing in stature, as the users start to discover all of the little details that this digital personal assistant is capable of. In fact, some of the features have been a so-called staple on Siri and Google...

Windows Phone 8.1 On 25% Of Windows Phone Devices

08/29/2014, It goes without saying that if you happen to be the developer behind a particular mobile operating system, you too, would want to have the latest version take up the biggest market share among all the devices out there. Microsoft is no different too, with...

Microsoft Cracking Down On Fake Apps In Windows Store

08/27/2014, We’re sure that many of you guys have come across apps while browsing the app store that seem to resemble other apps. They might share a similar-ish logo and a similar-ish name, but for those who are a little bit more savvy, you guys know that the app...

Spotify For Windows Phone Gains Free Streaming Functionality

08/26/2014, If there is a reason why some are holding back from using Windows Phone, despite it being a pretty decent operating system, is that apps released on iOS and Android are usually released on Windows Phone as an afterthought. Well Spotify was one of those...

Huawei Puts Their Windows Phone Plans On Hold

08/25/2014, In the past, Huawei has dabbled a bit in Windows Phone devices, but have ultimately ended up favoring Android instead. Earlier we reported that Huawei’s boss, Richard Yu, mentioned that they were approached by carriers to make Tizen devices, but...

VLC For Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 Delayed

08/25/2014, According to various reports in the past as well as hints by the developer, it was suggested that VLC for Windows Phone is pretty close to seeing a release. In fact the reports had stated that the app for Windows Phone could be released this month, but...

HTC Gives What Windows Phone Needs Most: More Hardware Excellence

08/21/2014, The release of the HTC M8 for Windows triggers a new turning point in the ongoing evolution of Windows Phone, which is still facing an uphill battle in the eco-system space, but given the rate of upgrade which can be as fast as one year, Microsoft has...

BlackBerry May Lose Out To Windows Phone In The UK [Research]

08/21/2014, BlackBerry still has a loyal user base in the UK however Microsoft’s Windows Phone, which has already overtook it in the U.S., is chasing down the Canadian manufacturer across the pond as well. New data from research group eMarketer shows that if...

Nokia Lumia 920 Gets Cyan, Windows Phone 8.1 Update

08/21/2014, If you happen to own the Nokia Lumia 920 and have been waiting patiently for the longest time to see the official Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update, it looks like there is not much longer that you need to wait. Apparently, many areas of Western...

HTC One M8 For Windows Will Arrive On Other Carriers Later This Year

08/19/2014, Earlier today, Verizon officially took the wraps off the HTC One M8 for Windows. Given Verizon’s announcement, it seemed like the carrier had an exclusive on the handset and while that is true, customers not on Verizon will be pleased to learn that the...

Windows Phone Gets Offline Maps Update

08/18/2014, When it comes to finding your way around unfamiliar territory or places, a GPS unit is definitely far better than having a thick road map to look through, especially when a map is unable to verbally read out the directions, leaving you to pull over to the...

WindUp Is Microsoft’s Snapchat Alternative For Windows Phone

08/17/2014, There is no official Snapchat app available for Windows Phone. Looks like in its bid to close the app gap Microsoft is not waiting for Snapchat to port over its official application. The company has built an alternative of its own for Windows Phone 8 and...

AT&T Confirms Windows Phone 8.1 Release On Nokia Lumia 1020

08/14/2014, Earlier this morning, we brought to your attention that the Nokia Lumia 1020 handset from AT&T was starting to receive the Windows Phone 8.1 update, although the folks over at AT&T have more or less remained mum on the situation. Well, it looks...