In response to a user’s question, Microsoft has confirmed that the all Windows Phone 8 devices will be getting free upgrades to the software giant’s upcoming operating system, Windows 10. Details regarding the upcoming OS are scarce as Microsoft is currently working on Windows 10 for computers.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]