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Windows Phone 8.1 support

Microsoft officially kills Windows Phones

Those who are still using the Windows Phone 8.1 devices, this is a bad news. Microsoft has officially removed the Windows Phone 8.1 support starting from July 11th, 2017. The removal of support for mobiles running the old Windows OS […]

Critical Update for Lumia 930 Fixes Periodical Reboots

Although Windows Phone updates claim to make your phone better, they are sometimes plagued with unforeseen issues. For instance, there was an issue with Microsoft Lumia 930 that would cause the smartphone to periodically reboot it in certain circumstances. Fortunately, […]

Microsoft Patents Inconspicuous Mode For Windows Phone Device

Microsoft has patented ‘Inconspicuous Mode’ for its Windows Phones handsets. Under this patent the Smartphone will be switched from a normal mode to the inconspicuous mode where the home screen will display a reduced set of information and other settings […]

Minecraft: Pocket Edition

Minecraft Pocket Edition now available for Windows Phone

The most popular block building game Minecraft Pocket Edition is finally available for Windows Phone 8.1 device. In just less than 3 months of Mojang been acquired by Microsoft for $ 2.5 billion, the Minecraft developer had promised to release […]

Lumia Denim Update

Lumia Denim Update for Windows Phone 8.1 to start roll out

Microsoft’s latest update to Windows Phone, Lumia Denim follows the company’s Cyan refresh. In addition to the standard set of features, the new update comes with improvements to Lumia Camera and Cortana. Here is the breakdown of features accommodated in […]

Flipboard now lets users pin favorite items to Windows Phone Start screen

Flipboard has released a new update for handsets running Windows Phone OS. The new update enables Windows Phone 8.1 users to pin favorite items to their Phone Start screen. Apart from this, Flipboard now features improvements in video playback in […]

True caller

Truecaller for Windows Phone comes with automatic incoming Caller ID

Truecaller is a well-known service for smartphones. This cross-platform contact and call management service is being used by millions of users. With the help of Truecaller, users can know the name and location of the caller, even if they don’t […]

Maestro mail app for Windows Phone 8.1

Maestro mail app for Windows Phone 8.1 up for public previews

The developers behind the favorite Rowi Twitter app for Windows Phone, popularly known as the Hidden Pineapple, have recently released a novel mail app for the Windows Phone 8.1. Maestro, the new promising email client for the Windows Phone platform, […]

Windows Phone GoFone GFW47

New Windows Phone GoFone GFW47 appears with Windows branding

Microsoft appears to be working on Windows branding, as the company is learnt to be shifting their focus to a single “Windows” brand name. This announcement has however not yet made by the company or their partner. According to the […]

Xolo Launches the lightest Windows 8.1 Phone – Xolo WinQ900

Following the launch of Xolo Win Q900, the Android version of Xolo Handset, the phone manufacturer has come up with Windows Phone 8.1 version of the handset, Win Q900. Pre-bookings for the smartphone was made open from June this year […]

Nokia Lumia

Microsoft announces Nokia Lumia 830, and Lumia 730, 735 Selfie phones

Lovers of Noia Lumia have one more reason to smile. Microsoft has announced 3 new models, namely Lumia 830, Lumia 730 and Lumia 735. Out of these, Microsoft calls Lumia 830 the “affordable flagship”, while Lumia 730 and Lumia 735 […]

Spotify music streaming app for Windows Phone, is now free

The music app Spotify now allows free streaming to Windows Phone users. This latest update offers the premium features like downloading songs and higher quality audio along with the free music streaming for Windows Phone. iOS and Android users have […]

Fitbit Sports App Arrives Officially On Windows Phone 8.1

After being available on iOS and Android platform for quite a long, the very popular fitness app FitBit is now available for Windows Phone 8.1 also. Fitbit is a range of ‘wireless activity trackers’ that brings direct mobile syncing . […]

BBM for Windows Phone 8

BBM Blackberry Messenger now available for Windows Phone

The very popular BBM or BlackBerry Messenger is now available for Windows Phone 8. After being on Android and iOS for long, BlackBerry announced the availability of its messaging service BBM on Windows Phone 8 and higher. BBM for Windows […]

OneDrive app for Windows Phone gets updated to v 4.2

OneDrive keeps improving! Only last month we had seen OneDrive app for Android and iOS being updated. Now the OneDrive app for Windows Phone gets yet another update. The latest version is 4.2.0.0. Though this update is not a major one, it […]

Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone, now available!

Adobe has some pretty awesome news for the Windows Phone users. Adobe Photoshop Express, the image editing application from Adobe is finally available in the Windows Phone Store. After being available for Android based and iOS devices for a while, […]

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New features to be introduced, will better protect Windows Phone users

In an official blog, Microsoft mentioned that they are working with other organizations to enforce voluntary principles for protecting users of Smartphones such as Windows Phone. In fact, Microsoft and Google are going to incorporate a technology called as ‘kill-switch’ […]

Windows Phone 8.1 support

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for developers

Finally, the wait is over! Microsoft has launched Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for developers.With the Windows Phone 8.1 now available for registered developers it is really interesting to take a look at the new operating system which many of us […]

Lumia smartphones to get new features with Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia Smartphones users get ready for giving your device a new life! Microsoft, at Build 2014 provided an initial glimpse of the new Windows Phone 8.1 OS. It looks immersive and good news that follows is the update is […]

Windows Phone 8.1 introduces cool new features

Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 at its BUILD 2014 keynote event. The company also revealed that the update would be arriving on new Windows smartphones as early as late-April and early May, and rolling out to compatible phones ‘in the […]

Sony wants to make Windows Phone, awaits Microsoft’s decision

Sony is interested in making Windows Phones. The Japanese manufacturer is in talks with Microsoft to make an arrangement. The two have worked in the past, and although it didn’t really work out, the former believes that this collaboration will […]

Microsoft gaming classics Solitaire, Mahjong, Minesweeper arrive on Windows Phone

Windows all-time favorite games like Solitaire Collection, Mahjong and Minesweeper are now available on Windows Phone platform. Earlier this year, Microsoft updated Minesweeper, MahJong and Solitaire for Windows 8/8.1 and these three titles are now available for the Windows Phone […]

Windows Phone security app for women

Microsoft India releases Guardian Windows Phone security app for women

Microsoft India today embraced womankind in its long list of useful apps by releasing an excellent security app for women. The newly launched app named “Guardian” is specially designed for women and includes more safety features and capabilities than any […]

Microsoft is gifting 20GB SkyDrive storage to Windows Phone users

Microsoft is giving out 20 GB of additional SkyDrive storage space to all its Windows Phone users. Although it hasn’t been officially announced yet, a bunch of Windows Phone users (including me) have reportedly received the confirming emails. I’m attaching […]

Nokia: Windows Phone is the most secure mobile platform

All the Windows Phone Users, it’s time to feel proud of your mobile choice as now Nokia itself has declared that Windows Phones are the most secure of all! Yes, that’s correct; Wayne Spillet who is the Community Manager of […]

Official Vine app arrives on Windows Phone app store

As announced at the Abu Dhabi event, a lot of popular apps are now arriving at the Windows Phone store. The latest addition is the popular video taking and sharing app by the social networking giant Twitter, Vine. Twitter also […]

Nokia Refocus is now available on app store for Lumia devices

The last month announced Camera app, Nokia Refocus is now available to download for Lumia devices. Nokia Refocus is an intuitive camera app that allows you to take snapshots without worrying about setting the right focus. Unlike any other camera […]

Maxthon releases IE-based browser for Windows Phone

Internet Explorer isn’t the only valid option on a Windows Phone. There are a handful of browsers available from third-parties, promising to offer a free way for improving your browsing experience. After all, variety is the spice of life. So, […]