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Microsoft to Roll out First Update to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft is planning to roll out its first update to Windows Phone 8.1. A week had passed since the Windows Phone 8.1 update arrived to all Windows Phone-powered devices, however, the company has already been detailing a couple of upcoming features to its handsets.

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HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1 Onboard?

Not Actual Device It has been long since HTC launched their last Windows Phone – the HTC 8X and 8S both of which were very well received by users. However, a recent rumour states that HTC is planning to launch their next Windows Phone with a moniker of their flagship line, the One.

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[UPDATED: Now Available for Lumia 1520 and 1320] Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Cyan Update Roll Out Begins

[UPDATE - 30 July, 537PM]: To Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320 owners in Malaysia, the Lumia Cyan update is now available for your devices. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 17 July, 919PM]: If you are using Bitlocker on your Lumia, there is something you need to know before you decide to update your device. Read […]

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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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[Speculation] Could Future Lumia Phones Sport Canon Hardware?

These days, the popularity of the point & shoot camera is in a decline due in part to the advancement of smartphone camera technology. One of the biggest and best players in the game, Nokia (Well, Microsoft) has signed a patent licensing deal with camera giants Canon that allows both companies to access each others […]

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Microsoft Developing Anti Theft, Activation Lock Mechanism For Windows Phone

Following suit with the iOS and Android security solutions, Microsoft is working on a suite of its own to render Windows Phone device useless after a theft. Microsoft plans to release an update soon that includes extending the “Find My Phone” functionality with an Activation Lock. This prevents thieves from wiping and reusing a stolen device […]

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Microsoft’s Next Windows Phone Device May Use Kinect Gestures

  Microsoft has been very quiet about the future of their Windows Phone devices after completing the purchase of Nokia. However, rumours have been surfacing that the new Microsoft Devices divisions has a successor to the Lumia 1020 as part of its plans. Not to mention a stab at what appears to be a new […]

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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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Report: Nokia Devices and Services Division To Be Renamed As Microsoft Mobile (UPDATED)

In a move that has been expected by many tech pundits throughout the world, Microsoft last year has announced its plan to acquire the Devices and Services business of Nokia which is the home to Nokia’s Smart Devices and Mobile Phones units. Apparently, Microsoft has decided to name the new division as Microsoft Mobile according […]

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Microsoft Announces Age Of Empires For Mobile

Microsoft has officially announced the existence of Age of Empires: World Domination for mobile devices. There are few details about the game, and it is unknown how the classic real-time strategy gameplay will be adapted for a touch interface, although the preview video promises a new battle system.

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Specs Comparison: Nokia Lumia 630/635 vs Lumia 625 and Lumia 620

Apart from Lumia 930, the other new device that was also launched at the recent Microsoft Build Developer Conference was the Nokia Lumia 630 together with its LTE-enabled twin, the Lumia 635. Technically, the Lumia 630 will be leading Nokia Lumia family into the Windows Phone 8.1 era as it will be the first device to […]

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Specs Comparison: Nokia Lumia 930 vs Lumia 1520, Lumia 1020, Lumia 925 and Lumia 920

Last week at Microsoft Build Developer Conference, Nokia has announced a number of new smartphones under its Lumia family that will become the first batch of Windows Phone 8.1 devices to be released into the market. One such model is the Lumia 930, which has now become the company’s new flagship device. While there is […]

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Build 2014: All The New Features On Windows Phone 8.1 – Cortana, Action Center, Start Screen Background, Word Flow and More

While Cortana was certainly one of the biggest highlights from the opening keynote of Microsoft Build Developer Conference last night, there are still plenty of new features from Windows Phone 8.1 that were shown on stage at the event. One of them is the Action Centre which is generally WP8.1’s own pull down notification menu just […]

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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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Do We Really Need Mobile Anti-Virus?

I was recently asked about the necessity of anti-virus software on a smartphone. It is was a reasonable question, but one that I didn’t quite have an answer to. Kaspersky has reported some 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware in January 2014; which certainly looks like an extremely dangerous trend. Yet, security against malware doesn’t […]

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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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Microsoft Waives Windows Phone License Fees for Two Indian Smartphone Makers

Microsoft is waiving its Windows Phone licensing fees to two Indian smartphone makers, Karbonn and Lava. The two companies specialise in low-cost Android smartphones which are wildly popular in the country, and the two companies recently announced that they will be producing Windows Phones. In fact, Karbonn is planning to release a dual-OS smartphone running […]

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Huawei Is Working On Dual OS Smartphone, Combining Android and Windows Phone

Recently, a smartphone manufacturer from India called Karbonn has revealed a plan to release smartphones that will carry both Android and Windows Phone within a single device. As it turns out, Karbonn is not alone as there is another company also has similar plan on its mind. That company is Huawei – a well-known name […]

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