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Windows Phone Market Share In Europe Sees A Decline

04/28/2014, Windows Phone can hardly be called the hottest operating system at the moment, but with changes introduced in Windows Phone 8.1 and with Microsoft officially acquiring Nokia’s cellphone division, the future might have gotten brighter for the platform....

HTC Claims That Microsoft Remains As A Valued Partner

04/27/2014, It was back in 2012 that HTC unveiled a handful of colorful Windows Phone handsets. We were reminded particularly of Nokia’s Lumia lineup, which is usually a very colorful affair as well, but either way it was nice to see some competition in the Windows...

BLU Products Teases Windows Phone Device

04/25/2014, When it comes to picking out smartphones, we tend to go for more mainstream brands like Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC, Sony, and so on, but that does not mean that these are the only brands out there. In fact over in the US, BLU Products has been...

COPPA Act Prevents Cortana From Being Used By Those Under 13

04/25/2014, The other day we reported that those who installed Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview and had Cortana up and running encountered a strange error. It seems that if there was a Microsoft account linked to their phone that had a user under the age of 13,...

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry In The US [Report]

04/24/2014, While iOS and Android remain as the top two mobile operating systems and have a chunk of the market share, let’s not forget that there are other platforms out there, like Windows Phone and BlackBerry, both of whom have been vying for third place. We...

Microsoft States Their Commitment To Qualcomm’s Hardware

04/23/2014, If you were hoping to see Intel-powered Windows Phone handsets, or perhaps Windows Phone handsets using NVIDIA, MediaTek, or even Samsung’s processors, you might be in for a wait because Microsoft has recently stated their commitment to Qualcomm’s...

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...