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Cortana Is Off-Limits To Users Aged Below 13 Years Old

04/17/2014, Parents, if you’re planning on getting your child their own Windows Phone handset, you might be interested to learn that one of Windows Phone 8.1’s features, Cortana, will not be available to your kids as long as they are aged below 13 years. It has...

Users Report Cortana Having Problems Setting Alarms

04/16/2014, One of the more basic functions one might expect from a voice assistant feature is the ability to set the alarm. Google Now does this, Siri does this, Cortana does this, no wait, it doesn’t. According to reports, it seems that there are more than a fair...

Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

04/15/2014, Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game – Halo: Spartan Assault? The one time purchase of this game will...

Windows Phone 8.1 Preview Version Revealed

04/14/2014, Earlier this morning, there were rumors going around concerning the release of Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview later today, and it seems that such a rumor was spot on – as Microsoft had already made available the preview version of Windows Phone...

Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Could Be Released Today [Rumor]

04/14/2014, During the early part of April, Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 in all of its official glory at the Microsoft BUILD 2014 conference. Now the question is when can we expect the update to begin rolling out? An exact release date is still in the air...

Microsoft Looks Into 3D Face Scanner Using Windows Phone Handset

04/13/2014, The folks over at Microsoft Research have certainly been working hard to make sure that the future is something that is well worth looking into – so much so that they intend to figure out a method that relies on a regular Windows Phone camera in...

Sony Windows Phone Device Expected This July

04/08/2014, Recently a handful of OEMs, even some from emerging markets, committed to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform. Most of them are expected to deliver WP powered handsets later this year. There have been countless rumors about Sony throwing its hat in...

Epic Considering Bringing Unreal Engine Onto Windows Phone

04/07/2014, As it stands, the Windows Phone platform currently supports game engines such as Unity and HAVOK, although we’re sure that many gamers would not mind seeing the Unreal Engine being support either, right? After all the Unreal Engine has been responsible...

Microsoft Reveals Why Their Low-End Devices Do So Well

04/07/2014, The Nokia Lumia 520 is one of the more popular Windows Phone devices at the moment and we’re sure many of you guys are wondering why? After all it doesn’t have a fancy screen, it doesn’t pack an amazing camera, and to be honest it’s a very, very...

At least 2 Windows Phone 8.1 GDR Updates Expected This Year [Rumor]

04/07/2014, Windows Phone 8.1 was unveiled during Microsoft’s BUILD conference and it’s one of the major Windows Phone 8 updates that will be released in a while. However according to the folks at Windows Phone Central, they have learnt that Microsoft actually...

Samsung SM-W350F Could Be Another Windows Phone 8.1 Smartphone

04/07/2014, Samsung has always been a bastion for Android-powered handsets, although this does not mean that they have neglected the Windows Phone platform. Of course, their releases with Windows Phone can be counted on just a single hand with fingers to spare, but...