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HTC Gives What Windows Phone Needs Most: More Hardware Excellence

08/21/2014, The release of the HTC M8 for Windows triggers a new turning point in the ongoing evolution of Windows Phone, which is still facing an uphill battle in the eco-system space, but given the rate of upgrade which can be as fast as one year, Microsoft has...

BlackBerry May Lose Out To Windows Phone In The UK [Research]

08/21/2014, BlackBerry still has a loyal user base in the UK however Microsoft’s Windows Phone, which has already overtook it in the U.S., is chasing down the Canadian manufacturer across the pond as well. New data from research group eMarketer shows that if...

Nokia Lumia 920 Gets Cyan, Windows Phone 8.1 Update

08/21/2014, If you happen to own the Nokia Lumia 920 and have been waiting patiently for the longest time to see the official Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update, it looks like there is not much longer that you need to wait. Apparently, many areas of Western...

HTC One M8 For Windows Will Arrive On Other Carriers Later This Year

08/19/2014, Earlier today, Verizon officially took the wraps off the HTC One M8 for Windows. Given Verizon’s announcement, it seemed like the carrier had an exclusive on the handset and while that is true, customers not on Verizon will be pleased to learn that the...

Windows Phone Gets Offline Maps Update

08/18/2014, When it comes to finding your way around unfamiliar territory or places, a GPS unit is definitely far better than having a thick road map to look through, especially when a map is unable to verbally read out the directions, leaving you to pull over to the...

WindUp Is Microsoft’s Snapchat Alternative For Windows Phone

08/17/2014, There is no official Snapchat app available for Windows Phone. Looks like in its bid to close the app gap Microsoft is not waiting for Snapchat to port over its official application. The company has built an alternative of its own for Windows Phone 8 and...

AT&T Confirms Windows Phone 8.1 Release On Nokia Lumia 1020

08/14/2014, Earlier this morning, we brought to your attention that the Nokia Lumia 1020 handset from AT&T was starting to receive the Windows Phone 8.1 update, although the folks over at AT&T have more or less remained mum on the situation. Well, it looks...

Swarm Goes Live In Windows Phone Store

08/14/2014, Foursquare certainly raised eyebrows in the industry when they made an announcement concerning the new check-in-centric app known as Swarm earlier this year in May, citing that both Android and iOS versions will roll out first, before a Windows Phone app...

HTC One (M8) For Windows Specifications Leaked

08/10/2014, The HTC One (M8) for Windows (what a mouthful!) has certainly come under the spotlight from time to time in recent times, which is to be expected since the smartphone is nigh on the verge of release. Rumored to grace the Old Continent as well as being...

BBM For Windows Phone Updated

08/07/2014, It was at the end of last month that BBM for Windows Phone was released to those Beta testers, where we saw the number of sign ups hit the 100,000 mark in a matter of 24 hours. I am quite sure that in the past one week or so, Windows Phone users have been...

Prestigio MultiPhone 8500 DUO Now On Sale

08/07/2014, When it comes to Windows Phone devices, most of the time, we would think of what Nokia offers, as they happen to be one of the major hardware manufacturers of smartphones that run on the Windows Phone operating system. Earlier this June at Computex in...

Windows Phone Store Now Home To More Than 300,000 Apps

08/07/2014, Having great hardware and software on a phone is a good thing, without a doubt, but considering that our smartphones can be transformed into a device that’s so much more thanks to apps, it’s safe to say that apps are just as important in helping a...

Windows Phone Growth Remained Flat In Q2

08/07/2014, Microsoft’s Windows Phone is slowly establishing itself as the third most used platform behind iOS and Android, given that BlackBerry’s marketshare continues to decline, but it looks like growth isn’t happening as fast as Microsoft would...

Windows Phone Gets Better Maps

08/07/2014, It can get rather frustrating when you are driving along to the instructions given by your GPS navigation system only to find out that the route presented has led to a dead end because the maps stored on the GPS unit is outdated. Well, Nokia has decided...