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Windows Phone will officially die in 2019
Windows Phone will officially die in 2019
In case you're one of the few remaining Windows Phone users, you might want to consider changing a platform soon. Or to upgrade your device ...... 21 Aug 2018
80 percent of Windows phones just lost support
80 percent of Windows phones just lost support
Windows phones, you remember those, right? Well, there are still a few around even though new phones haven't been released, at least from Microsoft, ...... 13 Jul 2017 - 5 comments
Minecraft Pocket Edition now available on Windows Phone
Minecraft Pocket Edition now available on Windows Phone
Microsoft has proudly announced the launch of Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone 8.1 today. Reads the press release: "Windows Phone ...... 11 Dec 2014
Satya Nadella clarifies what 'one Windows' really means
Satya Nadella clarifies what 'one Windows' really means
During Microsoft's recent quarterly earnings report, new CEO Satya Nadella made headlines by stating that "we will streamline the next version ...... 23 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Is this the Nokia Lumia 830?
Is this the Nokia Lumia 830?
Pictures have surfaced on Chinese microblogging site Weibo that show off an unknown new Windows Phone 8.1 device. The new device will be ...... 05 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Micromax unveils first Windows Phone devices
Micromax unveils first Windows Phone devices
Micromax, the popular Indian OEM, has announced its first Windows Phone smartphones. The operating system has seen a bit of a revival after ...... 16 Jun 2014
Windows Phone 8.1 gets a native file manager
Windows Phone 8.1 gets a native file manager
After unveiling the app last month, Microsoft has launched a native file manager application for Windows Phone 8.1. Dubbed "Files," the app ...... 01 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
WhatsApp disappears from Windows Phone Store
WhatsApp disappears from Windows Phone Store
Facebook's $19 billion acquisition WhatsApp has disappeared from the Windows Phone Store, with the app now showing up as "no longer published." ...... 18 May 2014
Windows Phone exec confirms version 8.1 developer preview is coming next week
Windows Phone exec confirms version 8.1 developer preview is coming next week
Windows Phone's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview will be available next week, during the "first part of April." ...... 08 Apr 2014
Upcoming Windows Phone 'World Flow' sets record for quickest texting on a touch screen
Upcoming Windows Phone 'World Flow' sets record for quickest texting on a touch screen
As part of Windows 8.1, Microsoft is adding its own sliding/swiping text input, dubbed "Word Flow," which it promises will be the fastest such ...... 06 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Swipe keyboard coming with Windows Phone 8.1
Swipe keyboard coming with Windows Phone 8.1
Thanks to a new report, we have video proof that Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 software will bring a swipe keyboard to the platform. ...... 19 Feb 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 to move to virtual buttons
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 to move to virtual buttons
@Evleaks has released a small image of the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, showing that Microsoft is moving away from hardware buttons to ...... 15 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Nokia Windows Phone 8.1 device to include '3D Touch' features
Nokia Windows Phone 8.1 device to include '3D Touch' features
According to leaking pro @evleaks, Nokia's upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 device will include '3D Touch' features. The source says the company ...... 15 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft: We are not killing the 'back' button in Windows Phone 8.1
Microsoft: We are not killing the 'back' button in Windows Phone 8.1
Despite reports that Microsoft was considering killing off the standard 'back' button in Windows Phone with the upcoming release of 8.1, the ...... 16 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
     

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