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WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp support for Android Gingerbread and iOS 8 ends in early 2020
WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform with over a billion users around the world. While most of these users have a fairly up-to-date ...... 30 Sep 2019
Microsoft: Windows 10 Mobile is dead, switch to Android or iPhone
Microsoft: Windows 10 Mobile is dead, switch to Android or iPhone
Microsoft has finally said out loud what everyone else knew already: Windows 10 Mobile operating system is dead. Company tells in its support ...... 18 Jan 2019
If it wasn't clear already, it's now official: Windows phone is dead
If it wasn't clear already, it's now official: Windows phone is dead
Microsoft has finally confirmed that it does not intend to release any new smartphones with Windows 10 Mobile or provide software updates for ...... 09 Oct 2017 - 6 comments
Messenger drops support for most Windows Phone models, permanently
Messenger drops support for most Windows Phone models, permanently
Facebook has announced that it will stop supporting the Messenger platform for Windows Phones running WP8.1 or older. As over 75 percent of ...... 28 Mar 2017
Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft has announced today that it will no longer support Skype for those using Windows Phones and users with Android versions before 4.03. ...... 22 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Microsoft earnings: Surface sales up, Windows Phone sales down
Microsoft earnings: Surface sales up, Windows Phone sales down
Earlier this week, Microsoft stated their Q3 2016 fiscal earnings report and unsurprisingly Windows Phone sales fell again while Surface sales increased. ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 3 comments
Spotify ends support for Windows Phone app
Spotify ends support for Windows Phone app
Streaming giant Spotify has ended support for its Windows Phone apps, although you can continue to use the app indefinitely without any new updates. ...... 15 Mar 2016
Microsoft reveals Q4 results, another nail in the Windows Phone coffin
Microsoft reveals Q4 results, another nail in the Windows Phone coffin
Microsoft has revealed quarterly results and disclosed details on smartphone sales. It might not come as a surprise but the figures do not paint ...... 30 Jan 2016
Microsoft to launch Lumia 650 on February 1st
Microsoft to launch Lumia 650 on February 1st
If new reports are to be believed, then Microsoft's final Lumia phone will launch on February 1st. The Lumia 650 is ready, and we will have ...... 19 Jan 2016
Steve Ballmer calls out his former company, calls their margin reporting 'bulls***'
Steve Ballmer calls out his former company, calls their margin reporting 'bulls***'
At Microsoft's most recent shareholder meeting, former CEO and major shareholder Steve Ballmer called out Microsoft's new reporting guidelines, ...... 03 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
LG launches new Windows Phone device for Verizon
LG launches new Windows Phone device for Verizon
After a year-long hiatus, LG has returned to the Windows Phone market. The new LG Lancet is a low-end device for Verizon at a retail price ...... 17 May 2015
Report: Microsoft to allow Android apps to run on Windows 10 tablets, phones
Report: Microsoft to allow Android apps to run on Windows 10 tablets, phones
According to the well-connected Paul Thurrott, Microsoft will announce this week that Windows 10 phone and tablet users will be able to run ...... 29 Apr 2015 - 7 comments
Microsoft is still losing money on every Windows Phone sold
Microsoft is still losing money on every Windows Phone sold
According to a recent filing with the U.S. SEC, it appears that Microsoft continues to lose money on every Windows Phone it sells, and may have ...... 29 Apr 2015
Acer releases budget Windows Phone for the masses
Acer releases budget Windows Phone for the masses
Acer has used MWC to announce their first Windows Phone, the budget Liquid M220. Available in Europe for just 79 euros, the device should ...... 01 Mar 2015
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
As we launched our first mobile app this year, it has been interesting to observe the small, but very important differences there are between ...... 11 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
Report: Samsung will build Windows Phones again if Microsoft settles its royalties suit
Report: Samsung will build Windows Phones again if Microsoft settles its royalties suit
According to sources, Samsung would consider building Windows Phones again if Microsoft were to settle their outstanding royalties legal battle ...... 12 Jan 2015
New Alcatel Pixi 3 smartphone runs Android, Windows and Firefox OS
New Alcatel Pixi 3 smartphone runs Android, Windows and Firefox OS
Alcatel has introduced their latest smartphone, the Pixi 3, a device that is compatible with three major operating systems. The name may ...... 04 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
BBM 2.0 now available on Windows Phone
BBM 2.0 now available on Windows Phone
Windows Phone owners can now download BBM 2.0 (BlackBerry Messenger), which offers a plethora of new features. The key new features include ...... 16 Dec 2014
AfterDawn unveils first Android app: HIGH.FI News Reader
AfterDawn unveils first Android app: HIGH.FI News Reader
We just released our first-ever mobile app, HIGH.FI News Reader. The app is a "preloaded Feedly" kind of app for following news from thousands ...... 11 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Candy Crush Saga finally make its way to Windows Phone
Candy Crush Saga finally make its way to Windows Phone
As rumored, the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga is now available for Windows Phone. The game is freemium, with in-app purchases consisting ...... 11 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
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