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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?...

No MediaTek Windows Phone Handsets Expected Anytime Soon

05/25/2014, When it comes to chipsets powering Windows Phone devices, so far it’s pretty much been most, if not all, Qualcomm inside the phone. We should point out that there are plenty of other choices in the market today, such as NVIDIA, Samsung, and MediaTek,...

The Nanabot Can Be Controlled Using Cortana

05/22/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if our voice assistant programs, like Google Now, Siri, or Cortana, be used to control more than just our smartphones? Sure, we’ve seen hacks where they can be used to control certain things around the house, but how about a robot?...

Maiden Lenovo Windows Phone 8.1 Handset Confirmed (Rumor)

05/21/2014, It was in February this year that we brought you word from Lenovo, having announced that they are one of the latest Windows Phone hardware partners of Microsoft, and the company looks set to introduce their very first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone some...

Battery Life Most Important Feature In A Smartphone [Survey]

05/21/2014, When you’re choosing your next smartphone, what sort of things do you take into consideration? Do you take things like screen size into consideration? Battery life? Design of the phone? The type of operating system it uses? At the end of the day we...

WhatsApp Will Be Restored Soon, According To Microsoft

05/20/2014, A couple of days ago, WhatsApp for Windows Phone was removed from the Windows Phone Store. No explanation was given as to why the developers made that decision, but according to a statement released by WhatsApp, they claimed that it was due to technical...