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T-Mobile Lumia 925 Windows Phone 8.1 Update Released
It is taken both Microsoft and T-Mobile a considerable amount of time to release the Windows Phone 8.1 update for T-Mobile Lumia 925. Those who have this device on the fourth largest carrier in the country need not worry anymore. Today the T-Mobile Lumia 925 Windows Phone 8.1 update has finally been released. It is a major upgrade which brings a plethora of new features to the device.

Verizon Reportedly Retiring Lumia Icon
You might remember that earlier this year there were a lot of rumors about Verizon receiving an exclusive Windows Phone device. In February the Lumia Icon was exclusively launched on Verizon and it later became in other markets as the slightly modified Lumia 929. A new report suggests that Verizon might be retiring the device even before it has been one full year since it was launched and a tweet from […]

New Windows Phone 8.1 Update Seeded To Developer Preview Users
Soon after unveiling Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft kicked off the Windows Phone Preview for Developers program which allowed people, who don’t necessarily need to be developers, to access software that was still being tweaked ahead of its public release. Many WP fans had been able to get their hands on WP8.1 ahead of time because of this program. Today the company has seeded a new Windows Phone 8.1 update to developer […]

Archos Unveils Its First Windows Phone 8.1 Smartphone
French company Archos is far from being a household name but still it has been able to release an impressive number of smartphones, tablets and connected devices in the market. With its latest launch it has ventured into yet another uncharted territory for the company. Prior to showing off its new creations at IFA 2014 next month Archos has finally unveiled its first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone called the 40 Cesium.

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HTC One (M8) For Windows Phone Announcement Expected Tomorrow
HTC has a press event planned for tomorrow in New York City where it is expected to announce a new product. It appears that the company may be gearing up to unveil the much rumored HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone. Earlier today we featured leaked press images of this device and now an image of store displays destined for Verizon’s brick and mortar establishments has appeared online, lending credibility […]

HTC One (M8) Windows Phone Images Leaked
HTC is widely known for its Android smartphones even though the company has developed multiple WP devices in the past. It has been quite some time since HTC has released a new WP device and it is expected to offer one soon that will be powered by Microsoft’s mobile platform. From what we have heard its essentially the HTC One (M8) that the company released earlier this year, the only […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Phone 8.1 Update Reportedly Released
It has been a few weeks since Microsoft confirmed that it is rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 for all supported devices. Nokia’s device business, which is owned by Microsoft now, also confirmed that the Lumia Cyan update is rolling out as well. Cyan is based on WP8.1 and includes exclusive features for Lumia devices. Multiple reports coming in today suggest that the AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 Lumia Cyan update has […]

HTC One (M8) For Windows Phone Bootloader May Have Android Support
It was first rumored a couple of months back that HTC is working on a new Windows Phone device. Microsoft has recently been trying to get more OEMs onboard and while HTC has developed WP devices in the past, over the last couple of years its focus has squarely been on Android devices. Apparently HTC’s new WP device is nothing more than the HTC One (M8) running Windows Phone 8.1, specifications […]

Windows Phone Growth Remained Flat In Q2
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 have wanted. Despite all of the updates that the company rolled out for its platform over the past couple of months, the latest figures show that in Q2 Windows Phone in the U.S. pretty much […]

Microsoft Working To Make Cortana Sound Less Robotic In The UK
When Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8.1 and showed off that it came with a virtual personal assistant called Cortana many asked exactly when this feature would be rolled out to users in the U.S. It was said back then that Cortana would be first expanded to the UK and China. That has been done but it appears that users in the UK aren’t too happy about the voice Cortana uses. […]

Facebook For Windows Phone Gets New Design And Features
There has been a lot of Windows Phone activity recently, with Microsoft finally pushing out version 8.1 to users and even seeding the very first major update for Windows Phone 8.1 to developer preview users. Its only fitting that users get a brand new experience from an app that they’re likely to use multiple times a day. The official Facebook for Windows Phone app has received a major update which not only […]

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Released For Developer Preview Users
While it hasn’t been long since Microsoft started the global roll out of Windows Phone 8.1 the company has already been working on the next major update for the platform. Known as Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 or GDR1 the update is going to bring a handful of new features for Microsoft’s mobile platform. Before it pushes out the update to end users the company has now released said update […]

Cortana For China Appears On Video
When Microsoft showed off its personal digital assistant called Cortana it did confirm that the assistant would be expanded in markets other than the U.S. very soon. Two of the first markets to receive Cortana are UK and China. Keeping in mind the nuances of different countries Microsoft made a slight change in Cortana’s user interface for China. Instead of a blue orb the Chinese iteration is a yellow shape that […]

AT&T Lumia 520 And 925 Receive Windows Phone 8.1 Update
Microsoft first showed its latest major update for Windows Phone earlier this year. After an open developer beta which lasted for a couple of months the company finally started rolling out the update a couple of weeks ago. Folks with carrier devices had to wait a bit longer to receive the update and today the wait ends for AT&T Lumia 520 and Lumia 925 owners. The carrier has finally released Windows […]

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Update Features Rumored
It has been a good month for Windows Phone users. Microsoft finally pushed out the Windows Phone 8.1 update which brought a lot of improvements for this mobile platform. The company continues to work on improving the software and there has been chatter that the first major update for Windows Phone 8.1 will be out soon enough. Some of the features that are expected to be included in Windows Phone […]

AT&T Rolls Out WP 8.1 Update For Nokia Lumia 1520
A couple of days ago we reported that according to an AT&T rep on the forums, she confirmed that the carrier would be rolling out the Windows Phone 8.1 update this week. Well the good news is that if you were looking forward to the update is that yes, the rep was right on the money (in case you were a bit skeptical, we know we were), and AT&T is […]

Insteon Brings Home Automation To Cortana
There’s no doubt that Microsoft sees home automation as one of the areas where Cortana can really shine. Cortana is the virtual assistant that Microsoft officially unveiled when it confirmed Windows Phone 8.1. It is already available in the U.S. whereas Cortana is expected to start its international expansion within a few months. Courtesy of a partnership between Insteon and Cortana, the assistant will soon be able to control devices in […]

Cortana Developer Preview For UK Expected In Under Two Weeks
Microsoft showed off its virtual assistant called Cortana earlier this year when it unveiled Windows Phone 8.1.  Right now the feature is only limited to users in the U.S. Its present on phones that ship with Windows Phone 8.1 and those that have already received the WP8.1 update on their supported devices. The company has said multiple times that it will expand Cortana to other markets soon and a recent tweet from […]

Lumia Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 Update Released
After months of endless speculation there is good news for Windows Phone users who have a Lumia device. Since majority of the WP devices out there are Lumias today’s announcement concerns the bulk of WP’s user base. It has finally been announced today that the Lumia Cyan Windows Phone 8.1 update has been released. Not only does it bring Windows Phone 8.1 which was unveiled earlier this year but exclusive features […]

Lumia 930 Purple Tint Issue Irks Users
One of the new Windows Phone devices on the market has a problem that has been faced by a lot of people. Those who have picked up a unit are irked by the Lumia 930 purple tint problem. The screen on their device shows a purple tint  for no apparent reason. Fortunately though it doesn’t seem to be a hardware issue as there’s a fix making the rounds that completely solves the purple […]