Microsoft is offloading MixRadio to instant messaging service Line. MixRadio is a music streaming app currently running on Windows Phone that allows for automated playlists created from the users preferences and listening habits. What Line intends to do with this kind of service is still unknown.
Hewlett-Packard has concluded its most recent edition of Pwn2Own hacking competition with Windows Phone 8.1 holding up remarkably well against attempts to hijack the system. Other smartphones like the iPhone 5S, Amazon Fire Phone, and Samsung Galaxy S5 all fell to the coordinated attacks from white hat hacker who later turned over details of the […]
Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft has now begun to bring some interesting news. Lead developer Jens Bergensten Tweeted that there is a version of the hit game for Windows Phone in the works. The port is apparently already up and running, although there is apparently still a lot of work to be done before it goes […]
Geek On Gadgets has revealed the contents of a confidential internal document from Microsoft concerning the future of Nokia and Windows Phone. It would appear that the Microsoft Mobile division is slowly moving away from the two brands, with the Lumia 830 and 730 being the last two smartphones to carry the Nokia name.
For the longest time free Spotify users on Android and iOS were able to use the music streaming service on mobile devices, albeit with some limitations. This option is now extended to Windows Phone users, who until yesterday could only access the service on a mobile if they had a premium subscription.
[UPDATE - 14 August, 130PM]: Lumia Cyan update has arrived for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners in Malaysia. Read more for details. [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 […]
HTC has begun sending out press invites for an event in New York scheduled for the 19th of August. With the recent rumours about a HTC One M8 for Windows, many are predicting that this event is meant to unveil the Taiwanese company’s latest flagship smartphone, powered by 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.