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Bing Finance To Be Called ‘Money’ For Windows Phone Soon

09/25/2014, While it is said that a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet, this does not mean that a name change does not do any good at all. There are moments when a change in the name is just the boost that a product needs in order to do better, and we...

Cortana Update Lets It Be Your Fitness Buddy

09/24/2014, As Microsoft has stated in the past, they are committed to improving their voice assistant feature Cortana by updating it at least twice a month. Now in the latest update it has been revealed that Cortana will be able to help users define words, so...

Nokia Lumia 930 Receives Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Now

09/22/2014, It looks as though the Nokia Lumia 930, a smartphone which was released earlier this April 2014 will be on the receiving end of a new software update that will be known as the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1. On the Lumia 930, this would see the firmware...

Cortana Can Now Define Words

09/21/2014, Cortana is Microsoft’s relatively new virtual private assistant that’s exclusive to its Windows Phone platform for now, though rumor has it that Cortana will be coming to Windows 9 as well. The company is evidently committed to improving its...

Xbox Boss Promises Minecraft For Windows Phone

09/21/2014, No one needs a reminder about Minecraft’s popularity. It is an extremely popular game that’s available on a wide variety of platforms but unfortunately Microsoft’s Windows Phone is not one of them. That may end soon, aided in a large...

New Microsoft Ads Makes No Mention Of “Windows Phone” Brand

09/19/2014, There have been persistent rumors that Microsoft could be getting ready to drop the Nokia and Windows Phone branding. In fact recently an upcoming Windows Phone handset was spotted with just a “Windows” branding on the back versus “Windows Phone”....

Windows Phone 7.8 Support Extended To October 14th

09/18/2014, It was exactly one year ago when we reported that Microsoft will be offering support for the Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system only until September 9th, 2014. However, it looks as though the folks over at Microsoft are benevolent enough to offer...

Xbox Music Updated On Windows Phone

09/17/2014, More often than not, whenever a brand new software update is released, most of the users of said device(s) affected by the update would be impatient to obtain it, as chances are we will see new features introduced as well as old bugs squashed. Well,...

Assassin’s Creed Pirates Returns To Windows Phone

09/17/2014, Heads up Windows Phone users! While one developer might be pulling out of the Windows Phone scene for now, another one comes back in, well, sort of. You might recall that about a month ago, Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed Pirates on Windows Phone,...

Candy Crush Developer Puts Its Windows Phone Developments On Hold

09/17/2014, What makes a smartphone platform popular? Well for starters we guess the number of apps available on it helps make it more appealing to users in general, although it’s something of a vicious cycle as developers tend to choose platforms with more users....

Windows Phone 9 Developer Preview Rumored For January 2015

09/16/2014, If there was one thing Microsoft did to anger their Windows Phone fans a couple of years ago was when they announced that Windows Phone 7 handsets would not be upgraded to Windows Phone 8. Naturally this did not sit well with Windows Phone users as it...

Huawei Gives Up On Windows Phone For Now

09/15/2014, Microsoft is pushing very hard to make Windows Phone the third most widely used mobile platform behind Android and iOS. In some markets it has already been able to overtake BlackBerry in order to clinch the coveted third position. The company’s aim...

Microsoft Wants In On Cheaper Windows Phone Handsets

09/15/2014, There is value in catering to the entry level market, and while the profit margin of your service or product might not be high, you will more than make up for it in terms of volume. Google has just announced their maiden trio of smartphones that will roll...