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Microsoft To Retire Enterprise Chat Apps For Windows Phone

04/23/2018, Microsoft’s efforts at bringing Windows onto mobile has been somewhat stagnant as of late, which is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Microsoft has recently announced that they will be ending support for some Windows Phone...

NYPD Officially Moves On From Windows Phone To The iPhone 7

02/06/2018, At one point in time, mobile platforms like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry were all battling for a slice of the pie, with organizations such as the NYPD opting to get on board with Microsoft’s Windows Phone. However fast forward to 2018 and...

‘Surface Phone’ Mentioned By Microsoft Engineer In China

01/07/2018, Last October, Microsoft exec Joe Belfiore pretty much confirmed that the company is done with Windows 10 Mobile in terms of developing new software features and also creating new hardware. Based on this, it is safe to say that Microsoft could be done with...


WhatsApp To End Support For BB10, Windows Phone 8 On Dec 31, 2017

12/26/2017, Back before iOS and Android pretty much dominated the smartphone landscape, there were several other mobile platforms in play as well, such as BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone. This meant that developers had to release apps on more than just two platforms,...

New York City Police Replacing 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones

08/28/2017, The New York City Police Department has announced today that it’s going to replace its 36,000 Windows phone handsets with iPhones by the end of this year. The NYPD had actually worked with Microsoft to create apps and secure the device when it...

FIFA Mobile For Windows Phone Bites The Dust

08/09/2017, Here’s yet another app that Windows Phone owners have to say goodbye to. EA Sports has confirmed today that it’s ending support for FIFA Mobile on Windows Phone later this year. The company launched this game for mobile devices last year. This...

WhatsApp Beta For Windows Phone Hints At Business Features

07/30/2017, According to the rumors which has been going on for a while now, WhatsApp could be considering launching a business version of its app, thus giving businesses an official means of using WhatsApp to communicate with their customers. As it stands there are...

Support For Windows Phone Has Officially Ended

07/11/2017, For a while Microsoft’s Windows Phone was seen as a contender for the mobile space. It never quite had the same momentum compared to iOS and Android, but back then Microsoft was pushing pretty hard to make it work, going as far as acquiring Nokia’s...

Evernote Discontinues Support For BlackBerry And Windows Phone

06/27/2017, If we were to turn back the clock maybe 5 years ago, the mobile landscape looks very different compared to today. Back then iOS and Android were still very dominant, but there were attempts by BlackBerry and Microsoft and even Nokia to try and make their...

Minecraft Will No Longer Be Supported On Windows Phone

01/19/2017, While Microsoft might not have bowed out completely of the smartphone market, it’s pretty clear that the company’s focus on smartphones is no longer what it used to be. This is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that developers are...

KakaoTalk Windows Phone App Discontinued

12/07/2016, KakaoTalk is one of the many cross-platform messaging services available and even though it’s not that big in other parts of the world, it’s one of the market leaders in South Korea. There were reports earlier this year that KakoTalk was...

Microsoft’s CEO Admits They Missed The Boat On Mobile

10/25/2016, When it comes to mobile, a few years ago we would have multiple platforms vying for market share. Back then the mobile scene was more varied with the likes of iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and to a certain extent, even Symbian. Fast forward to...

Lenovo Not Planning To Launch A Windows Smartphone

10/04/2016, We’ve seen some speculation this year that Lenovo might come out with new Windows-powered smartphones but the Chinese giant hasn’t really been bullish on Microsoft’s mobile platform. It did announce one back in July four years after...