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Microsoft And Qualcomm Create Windows Phone Reference Design

02/23/2014, While Google appears to be relatively flexible when it comes to Android OEMs choosing their own hardware, Microsoft has adopted a stricter approach which typically required their manufacturing partners to follow a set of hardware guidelines, as well as to...

Microsoft Announces New Windows Phone OEM Partners

02/23/2014, At the moment we guess it has become obvious by now that Nokia pretty much dominates the Windows Phone market. That is because apart from Nokia’s Asha lineup, they have pretty much put all of their proverbial eggs into Microsoft’s basket, so they have...

Microsoft ‘Less Excited’ About Nokia’s Android Ambitions

02/23/2014, Over the past few years Nokia has become synonymous with Windows Phone smartphones, it is Microsoft’s largest WP OEM that has played a major part in driving growth for Redmond’s mobile operating system. The company’s devices and services...

Facebook Messenger App For Windows Phone 8 Coming Soon

02/23/2014, Microsoft has undoubtedly been working very hard to close what’s known as the “app-gap” between its mobile platform and rivals like iOS and Android. Just a few months back it confirmed that popular apps like Vine and Instagram were...

Windows Phone Store Revenue Almost On Par With Android

02/21/2014, If there is one thing that cannot be disputed, it is that both iOS and Android have more apps in their app store compared to Windows Phone. This is hardly surprising as Windows Phone is not the most popular platform, so why would developers want to...

Swipe Keyboard For Windows Phone 8.1 Caught On Video

02/18/2014, One of the alleged features of the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update would be a swipe keyboard. It is said to be similar to the Swype keyboard found on Android devices, and now thanks to a video uploaded by Unleash The Phones, a video of the swipe...

Windows Phone 8.1 Icons Reveals Cortana’s Features

02/18/2014, Back in 2013, we had heard the rumors that Microsoft could be developing a voice assistant feature of their own not unlike Siri. The voice assistant would be named Cortana, or at least that’s what the rumors claim. One of the key features is that unlike...

MWC 2014 Won’t Bring New Windows Phone Devices

02/18/2014, One of the industry’s biggest events is less than a week away. Mobile World Congress 2014 kicks off on February 24th in Barcelona, and already there are a lot of rumors about the tech expected to be announced there. We’re likely to see a lot...

Bing Windows Phone Apps Now Sync With Windows 8 Counterparts

02/18/2014, Consumers like seamless flow of data, it makes things so much easier, and doesn’t require having to punch in all the details once again on another device. This ease of use feels much more natural, and also ends up saving a lot of time. Microsoft...

T9 Keyboard Could Arrive In Windows Phone 8.1

02/16/2014, If you have ever used a feature phone, chances are you are familiar with the T9 keyboard layout (pictured above). Smartphones these days now provide full QWERTY keyboards and the way phones have been designed, the need for T9 keyboards has pretty much...

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Spotted In The Windows Store

02/16/2014, Ah, Grand Theft Auto. This is one gamng franchise that has captured the imagination of millions worldwide, and when the title arrived on the Windows Phone platform, it did create a fair amount of buzz. The asking price for that game on the Windows Phone...

HTC 8X To Get WP8.1 Update

02/14/2014, The last time we heard from HTC regarding Windows Phone handsets was back in 2012 where HTC released a handful of Windows Phone devices, one of them being the HTC 8X which we managed to review. Given that the handset is about two years old now, what does...