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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...

Flipboard For Windows Phone Should Be “Available Soon”

09/14/2014, For those who are unfamiliar, Flipboard is a magazine-style app that helps to curate news from various sources based on topics that might interest you. While there are many other similar news-style apps available, the magazine layout of Flipboard with its...

Opera Mini For Windows Phone Beta Gets Updated

09/13/2014, It looks as though the beta of Opera Mini for Windows Phone has just been spotted with a brand new update, where the version number would now be bumped up to version 0.9.0.3, making it the second update to roll out since its general release. While the app...