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Get all 'Angry Birds' games for free on Windows Phone
Get all 'Angry Birds' games for free on Windows Phone
As the popularity of their franchise games wanes, Rovio has made all of their Angry Birds game free for Windows Phone users. Among the included ...... 25 Nov 2014
VLC for Windows Phone now in beta
VLC for Windows Phone now in beta
Although the limited beta invites quickly got eaten up, Windows Phone users can look forward to being able to use the VLC media player in the near future. ...... 25 Nov 2014
Minecraft for Windows Phone already in the works
Minecraft for Windows Phone already in the works
Last month, Microsoft acquired Minecraft maker Mojang for over $2 billion, promising to keep the game available on all major consoles and operating ...... 11 Oct 2014
New owner Microsoft promises to bring Minecraft to Windows Phone
New owner Microsoft promises to bring Minecraft to Windows Phone
Earlier this month, Microsoft confirmed rumors and announced the acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang AB for $2.5 billion. Having released ...... 20 Sep 2014
Microsoft trying to say goodbye to Windows Phone and Nokia brands
Microsoft trying to say goodbye to Windows Phone and Nokia brands
Microsoft will drop the Nokia and Windows Phone brands after the holiday season, sticking instead with Lumia and Windows for their products. ...... 11 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Windows Phone fragmentation continues, but Windows 8.1 takes larger chunk
Windows Phone fragmentation continues, but Windows 8.1 takes larger chunk
Thanks to the most recent monthly data from ad network AdDuplex, we have a better look at fragmentation within the Windows Phone ecosystem, ...... 31 Aug 2014 - 1 comment
Huawei: We are discontinuing Windows Phones
Huawei: We are discontinuing Windows Phones
Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has said they will be discontinuing development of Windows Phone-based smartphones. Richard Yu, Huawei's ...... 27 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
IDC: Windows Phone global shares falls while Android rules the world
IDC: Windows Phone global shares falls while Android rules the world
According to new data from IDC, the smartphone market reached a new milestone, with global OEMs shipping 300 million units for the Q2 2014. ...... 16 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
Microsoft releases a Snapchat-esque app called 'WindUp'
Microsoft releases a Snapchat-esque app called 'WindUp'
Microsoft has built an app that will rival the popular market leading Snapchat, dubbed "WindUp." WindUp works similarly to SnapChat in that ...... 16 Aug 2014
Microsoft's 'selfie phone,' the Lumia 730, is confirmed
Microsoft's 'selfie phone,' the Lumia 730, is confirmed
Microsoft has sent out press invites for an event in which the company will launch a new Lumia Windows Phone. Expected to be launched is ...... 12 Aug 2014 - 3 comments
BBM finally available for Windows Phone
BBM finally available for Windows Phone
BlackBerry has made its popular BBM messaging app available for Windows Phone users. Launched in beta, the app follows its iOS and Android ...... 01 Aug 2014
Uber app finally available on Windows Phone
Uber app finally available on Windows Phone
Windows Phone users now have an official Uber app. Until this week, Windows Phone owners needed to access Uber through their browser, which ...... 25 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
BBM for Windows Phone now available in beta
BBM for Windows Phone now available in beta
If you own a Windows Phone device and have been dying to get your hands on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), your time has almost come. The application ...... 20 Jul 2014
June Windows Phone data reveals interesting breakdown
June Windows Phone data reveals interesting breakdown
AdDuplex has put out their monthly report on Windows Phone, showing what phones are most popular for the platform, and where. The report ...... 15 Jul 2014
Adobe Photoshop Express now available for Windows Phone
Adobe Photoshop Express now available for Windows Phone
Adobe has launched Photoshop Express for Windows Phone devices, the first image-editing app available for the platform from the major company. ...... 28 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Mobile Windows devices to reach sub-$200 prices in 2014, says Microsoft
Mobile Windows devices to reach sub-$200 prices in 2014, says Microsoft
According to Microsoft VP of OEM partners Nick Parker, the company's mobile devices should see prices dip below $200 in 2014. "We'll reach ...... 06 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Apple hires Nokia's phone camera lead
Apple hires Nokia's phone camera lead
Nokia's Lumia series photography lead, Ari Partinen, today announced on Twitter that he has quit his job at Microsoft and will be joining Apple's ...... 09 May 2014 - 6 comments
Rovio brings Bad Piggies to Windows Phone
Rovio brings Bad Piggies to Windows Phone
After launching the game for iOS and Android in late 2012, Rovio has brought their hit 'Bad Piggies' to Windows Phone. The pigs, villains ...... 15 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft reaches 400,000 apps between Windows and Windows Phone stores, universal apps coming soon
Microsoft reaches 400,000 apps between Windows and Windows Phone stores, universal apps coming soon
Microsoft has confirmed a few milestones for its application stores this week. The software giant says there are over 400,000 apps now available ...... 05 Apr 2014
New Samsung ATIV SE Windows Phone goes up for pre-order
New Samsung ATIV SE Windows Phone goes up for pre-order
Samsung has made the ATIV SE official, following a few major leaks. The Windows Phone 8 device has a 5-inch 1080p display, a 2.2GHz quad-core ...... 05 Apr 2014
Analyst: Microsoft to make nearly $2 billion next year from Android licensing deals
Analyst: Microsoft to make nearly $2 billion next year from Android licensing deals
According to a research note from Nomura, Microsoft is making up to $2 billion from its Android licensing agreements, significantly more than ...... 12 Feb 2014 - 1 comment
Rockstar releases GTA: San Andreas for Windows Phone, month after rival operating systems
Rockstar releases GTA: San Andreas for Windows Phone, month after rival operating systems
Just a month after the game was released for iOS and Android, Rockstar Games has released their GTA: San Andreas for the Windows Phone platform. ...... 29 Jan 2014
Microsoft responds to blogger's 2014 Windows Phone co-marketing budget estimate
Microsoft responds to blogger's 2014 Windows Phone co-marketing budget estimate
Earlier in the week, occasionally accurate Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin claimed that Microsoft was setting aside $2.6 billion for Windows ...... 19 Jan 2014
[UPDATED]Microsoft confirms Sony will release a Windows Phone
[UPDATED]Microsoft confirms Sony will release a Windows Phone
Update 3:35 PM EST: Microsoft has emailed us with word that Greg Sullivan did not confirm the news, and the original news sources have pulled the quotes. ...... 11 Jan 2014
Sony to try out Windows Phone in 2014?
Sony to try out Windows Phone in 2014?
According to a new report, Sony may be considering releasing a Windows Phone this year. Sony currently builds high-end Android devices under ...... 03 Jan 2014 - 3 comments
Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken?
Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken?
Chinese security firm Silenstd has posted proof that the Nokia Lumia 920 has been jailbroken. Silenstd posted a video sent to them from a ...... 31 Dec 2013
Nokia: Here are our thirteen favorite Windows Phone apps for this year
Nokia: Here are our thirteen favorite Windows Phone apps for this year
Nokia has posted their thirteen favorite Windows Phone apps for 2013. As posted by the top Windows Phone maker (with little surprises): ...... 29 Dec 2013
Microsoft gives another 20GB of free SkyDrive storage to Windows Phone owners
Microsoft gives another 20GB of free SkyDrive storage to Windows Phone owners
Windows Phone owners have been given another gift by Microsoft. Microsoft has emailed current Windows Phone owners an invite to activate ...... 21 Dec 2013 - 2 comments
Kantar: Windows Phone gaining traction, most notably in Italy
Kantar: Windows Phone gaining traction, most notably in Italy
According to the latest Kantar figures for the quarter ended October 31st, Windows Phone has been gaining traction around the globe, most notably in Italy. ...... 03 Dec 2013 - 8 comments
Windows Phone finally gets Instagram, but you can't take pictures
Windows Phone finally gets Instagram, but you can't take pictures
Years after it made its introduction on iOS and Android, Windows Phone has finally gotten an official Instagram app. Reads the blog post: ...... 20 Nov 2013
Nokia empowers Windows Phone devs to create sophisticated imaging apps with new SDK
Nokia empowers Windows Phone devs to create sophisticated imaging apps with new SDK
Nokia has announced the latest version of its Imagine SDK (v1.0) for Windows Phone developers, providing the tools to create much more powerful imaging apps. ...... 13 Nov 2013
IDC: Android claims 81 percent of smartphone market, Windows Phone growing
IDC: Android claims 81 percent of smartphone market, Windows Phone growing
According to IDC's new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Android has surpassed 80 percent of the global smartphone market. A recent ...... 13 Nov 2013
Canalys: Over 250 million smartphones shipped in Q3 2012
Canalys: Over 250 million smartphones shipped in Q3 2012
According to the latest figures from Canalys, smartphone shipments jumped 44 percent year-over-year, surpassing 250 million for the Q3 2013. ...... 06 Nov 2013
Microsoft confirms Windows Phone data usage issue with Twitter feature
Microsoft confirms Windows Phone data usage issue with Twitter feature
Microsoft has confirmed that a back-end change made by Twitter is causing Windows Phone devices to use excessive amounts of data downloading profile images. ...... 24 Oct 2013
Instagram officially launched for Windows Phone
Instagram officially launched for Windows Phone
Microsoft has finally confirmed that Instagram will be making its way to Windows Phone handsets. In addition, the video sharing tool Vine ...... 24 Oct 2013
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