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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...

MyFitnessPal No Longer Supported On Windows Phone

08/13/2016, While Windows Phone is not a bad operating system, we guess it’s hard to compete against the likes of iOS and Android, which is also why developers have largely ignored Windows Phone in favor of iOS and Android. In some cases, some developers are even...

Pokemon Go For Windows Phone Being Developed By A Third Party

07/24/2016, Pokemon Go has quite literally taken the world by storm. Millions of people across the globe are being motivated to get up and go outside to catch elusive little monsters. The game is only available for iOS and Android, and it’s very likely that...

Rovio To Stop Supporting The Windows Phone Platform

07/12/2016, Today’s smartphone scene has matured to the point where it really just boils down to iOS and Android. This is versus back in the day where we had a lot more choices, and where developers were hard pressed to try and develop for as many platforms as...

Microsoft To Exit The Consumer Smartphone Business

05/25/2016, Last week Microsoft sold off the feature phone business that they acquired from Nokia to Foxconn. It made sense especially since smartphones are now the defacto phone of choice amongst many consumers, even those in emerging markets where we have...

Opera Mini Update On Windows Phone Not Expected In Near Future

04/19/2016, Well, this is far from surprising – we do know that the market share of Windows Phone over in the US has dropped significantly as reported in the middle of last year, which in the first place, the mobile operating itself already had a rather small...

Opera Has No Major Updates Planned For Windows Phone

04/19/2016, Even though the Opera Mini browser for Windows Phone got its most recent update a couple of weeks ago, the company behind this browser has said that it currently has “no major updates planned” for its browser on Windows Phone. That’s...

Microsoft Might Roll Out Trio Of Surface Phone Devices Next Year

04/05/2016, Word has it that Microsoft might be working on not one or two, but rather, three different Surface Phone models that will only arrive in 2017. It might sound fine and dandy, but will it be too late by then for Microsoft to make an impact in the smartphone...