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Windows Phone Finally Gets A Proper Uber App

Windows Phone users are now able to join those who use Uber’s ride sharing service. The new app appeared in the Windows Phone Store last night, and is a much better effort than the initial attempt. That being said, the app itself still lacks several features that the developers are promising to include in the […]

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Whatsapp Returns To Windows Phone With New Features

Whatsapp on Windows Phone has returned after a two week absence. The popular instant messaging service was removed from the Windows Phone store roughly two weeks ago as the development team claimed that it was experiencing issues integrating with the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 release. Most of which were users complaining that the app would […]

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Whatsapp Removed From Windows Phone Store To Fix Issues

Whatsapp has been removed from the Windows Phone Store; apparently for the developers to fix existing issues with it. User who have already installed the app will be able to continue using it, however it can no longer be installed on new devices. Searching the Store returns a “We couldn’t find a match. Try a different […]

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Soon You’ll Be Able To Browse Your Files On Your Windows Phone

While the last update included useful features like notifications menu and a virtual assistant there is still no functionality to browse your phones filesystem. In a Reddit AMA, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore announced that his team as already working on a solution and it would be making its way to the Windows Phone Store hopefully by […]

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Build 2014: Nokia Lumia 630 and 635 Revealed, Coming This May For Just Under RM 620

Apart from Lumia 930, Stephen Elop of Nokia has also revealed another two new devices at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference opening keynote few hours ago. They are the Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635, which will become the first Windows Phone 8.1 device to be released into the market starting this May.

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Build 2014: Nokia Lumia 930 Goes Official, Priced At Under RM 2000

The press render might have been leaked out hours before it was officially shown to the world but nevertheless, here it is: the brand new Nokia Lumia 930, as unveiled on stage by Stephen Elop at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference just a short time ago. Just as rumoured, the Lumia 930 is generally the […]

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Build 2014: Cortana, Windows Phone 8.1’s Personal Assistant Made Its First Public Appearance

After being rumoured for some time, the personal assistant within the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update has finally been revealed by Microsoft. Called Cortana (yup, from the Halo video games universe), it was unveiled on stage at the opening keynote of the Microsoft Build Developer Conference just moments ago.

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Five Essential Windows Phone Apps

Smartphones are a tool to make our lives more convenient. We often forget this when faced with the multitude of options, features, and apps that are available. Therefore, we have helpfully listed several of the best apps to install in order to make your Windows Phone the most efficient tool in your everyday arsenal.

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A Look At Cortana: The Personal Digital Assistant For Windows Phone 8.1

Coming later this year, Windows Phone 8.1 update will be carrying plenty of new features to Microsoft’s mobile operating system. One of them is called Cortana which is a personal assistant that is similar in nature to Apple’s Siri and Google Now. Cortana was somehow missing from the recently leaked SDK but earlier today, The Verge has […]

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MWC 2014: Microsoft Announces New Partners For Windows Phone, Support For More Snapdragon Chips, and Dual-SIM Feature

Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest event in the mobile industry’s calendar which it is no surprise that Windows Phone made an appearance at the event as well. In fact, Microsoft has organized a press conference at Barcelona last night that focuses on the operating system and sure enough, there were several interesting […]

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Windows Phone 8.1 – What’s New?

The latest software development kit (SDK) for Microsoft’s extensive update for the Windows Phone platform has been released for developers. While Microsoft is making it a point update and calling it Windows Phone 8.1, it is very clear that this is one major overhaul of the platform, featuring plenty of useful new features. From on-screen […]

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Lowyat.NET, Storekini and Nokia Malaysia Presents: The Lumia 1520 Windows Phone Workshop

Did you recently purchased a Nokia Lumia 1520 or any Windows Phone 8 devices out there and looking for ways to unleash its potentials? Or simply wondering what Nokia Lumia 1520 and Windows Phone 8 have to offer for you? Well, this upcoming Nokia Lumia 1520 Workshop in collaboration of Lowyat.NET, our online shop Storekini.com […]

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Microsoft May Remove Licensing Fees for Windows Phone and Windows RT to Battle Android

Microsoft may be ready to remove all licensing fees it charges to OEMs selling devices running on Windows Phone or Windows RT. The move is largely seen as a method to increase the popularity of both operating systems to OEMs, in particular with Windows Phone. Unlike Google’s Android, Microsoft charges OEMs a licensing fee to […]

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Nokia Malaysia Retains Lumia 1520′s RM 1999 Pre-Order Price Tag For Christmas

Missed the recent pre-order program for Nokia Lumia 1520? Fret no more, it seems like Nokia Malaysia have retained the RM 1999 price tag that they offered during the device’s pre-order period according to a recent post of their official Facebook page. However, the company didn’t specify exactly how long the promo will last although the […]

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Threshold: Early Info On The Next Major Set of Updates For Windows, Coming In 2015

Released to the public in October, the Windows 8.1 or previously codenamed “Window Blue” is considered as one of the major post-release milestone for the operating system. So, what’s next? Well then, say hello to the “Threshold” which is said to be the code name for the next major set of updates for Windows. Interestingly, […]

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Nokia Lumia 525 Breaks Cover: Budget-Oriented Windows Phone With 1GB RAM

While yours truly are still looking through the launch of Lumia 1520 and Nokia MixRadio in Malaysia just two days ago (our Storekini is having a pre-order for the device, by the way), it seems like Nokia have just announced yet another new Lumia device. Here it is: say hello to the brand new Nokia […]

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Coming To Stores In December For RM 2159: Pre-Order Price Is Set To RM 1999

As per our report last week, Nokia Malaysia are scheduled to officially announce the arrival of Nokia Lumia 1520 into the country today and that is exactly what they did just moment ago. Nokia Malaysia have confirmed that the brand new device which is the first Windows Phone phablet in the world will be heading […]

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Weekly News Roundup (18/11/13 – 24/11/13)

This week, we recap the PlayStation 4, the new #BBM4All campaign, good news for Windows Phone 8, and lots more!

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With the “App Gap” Gone, is it Time to Acknowledge Windows Phone as the 3rd Mobile Ecosystem?

It was a big day for Microsoft. Late last night, the company announced the arrival of possibly the app that every Windows Phone 8 user had been waiting for: Instagram. A few hours later, Microsoft also announced that popular GPS navigation app, Waze, is now also available for the platform. Two new apps that already exist on […]

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Waze For Windows Phone 8 Is Officially Available For Download

It is indeed a joyful day for Windows Phone 8 users out there. Not only Instagram is finally made available to them but there is another well-known app that has also arrived on the platform. That app is Waze, a community-based traffic and navigation application which is already quite popular on Android and iOS. If […]

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