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WhatsApp Returns To The Windows Phone Store

05/30/2014, Earlier Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore announced that WhatsApp for Windows Phone would be making back into the Windows Phone Store “quite soon”. When he said that, we assumed he meant it would arrive in the coming days or week, but apparently it was a lot...

Joe Belfiore: WhatsApp’s Return Will Be “Quite Soon”

05/30/2014, As Windows Phone owners are probably aware by now, WhatsApp for Windows Phone has been removed from the app store. Previously it was claimed that this was due to technical reasons and that they were working on fixing it before returning it to the Windows...

Microsoft Offers Update On WhatsApp Situation

05/29/2014, Almost two weeks ago, WhatsApp was removed from the Windows Phone Store without any explanation as to why, apart from a rather vague statement which revealed that there were bugs WhatsApp and Microsoft were working to fix. We reckon it must have been a...

Microsoft Reportedly Working On Cortana Updates

05/29/2014, One of the smarter and more unique aspects of Cortana isn’t so much how it understands the user and parses information, but rather how Microsoft had designed it. Microsoft had designed the voice assistant feature in such a way that the company could...

IDC: Windows Phone’s Market Share To Double By 2018

05/29/2014, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is not the most popular of smartphone platforms at the moment, although it does have it fair share of loyal fans and users who stand by the operating system. As it stands, iOS and Android are the biggest platforms at...

Cortana Coming To The UK “Soon”, Microsoft Teases

05/28/2014, The thing about voice assistant software is that worldwide adoption can prove tricky. This is because people around the world speak all sorts of languages. Even the English language will range in accent and tone, depending on which part of the world...

Windows Phone Sneakers Look Cool

05/26/2014, I am quite sure that everyone would have heard of Windows Phone smartphones, and some of you might even be rocking to one, and have fallen in love with it head over heels. The thing is, how about picking up a pair of Windows Phone sneakers? That sounds...

Stats Reveal That Majority Of Windows Store Apps Are Free

05/26/2014, The funny thing about app stores is that despite them sharing most of the major apps, they tend to behave differently. In the case of Windows Phone, it seems that a good majority of the apps offered in the Windows Store are free, and that a good many of...

MetroTalk For Windows Phone Is No More

05/26/2014, Windows Phone owners who used Google Voice might be familiar with MetroTalk. it was one of the best rated Google Voice application for Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Unfortunately following a ToS change last year Google requested that...

Android’s Global Dominance Continues [Research]

05/26/2014, Even though its comes at the cost of fragmentation, Google’s mobile operating system continues to dominate its rivals in major markets around the globe primarily because Android smartphones are available for almost every price point from countless...

10-Year Kid Extols The Virtues Of Windows Phone On Stage

05/26/2014, Fan boys/girls come in all shapes and sizes, although rarely do we see them come as young as a 10 year old. In the video above, a 10-year old, who is an obvious Windows Phone fan, takes to stage to present about Windows Phone. Given that he is the son of...

Could The Nokia X2 Dual-Boot Android And Windows Phone? [Rumor]

05/25/2014, The Nokia X2 was spotted on benchmarks the other day. The device is said to be the successor to the Nokia X Android handset that was announced earlier this year. Now presumably given that the Nokia X ran on Android, the Nokia X2 will too, or will it?...