Posts under Phone category

Microsoft to stop accepting new app submissions for Windows 8.1

With the release of Windows 10, the audience on Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x platform is really less. The users on Windows 8.x were provided with a free upgrade to Windows 10 and the majority users on Windows Phone […]


Mirabook turns your Windows phone & Android phone into a Laptop

At //build/ 2015, Microsoft announced Continuum for Windows 10 Mobile phones. Here, a user could use their phones as a full-size PC with a large screen, keyboard, mouse and even touch. This experience was powered by the UWP or Universal Windows […]


Over-the-Cable Updater Tool for Windows Mobile 10 released

You can now update all your Windows Phone devices from your Windows 10 PC, thanks to the Over-the-Cable Updater Tool for the Windows 10 users. Microsoft has recently released a new tool which is actually an updater. It lets the […]


Microsoft admits Windows Phone is dead

Windows Phone was dying a slow death for a year, and it was pretty clear. Now, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore made it official through a series of tweets, that they aren’t developing new features or hardware for the phone. While the […]


Full Windows 10 could replace Windows 10 Mobile in 2018

Surely, it’s safe to say that Windows 10 Mobile is on its last legs since Microsoft has not released a new handset in quite a while. Not surprising because the operating system isn’t getting a lot of support from third-party […]

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 […]


NYPD to upgrade 36,000 police phones to Windows 10 Mobile

In a big step towards improved security and better user interface, the New York Police Department has plans to upgrade the official smartphones of their entire fleet to Windows 10 Mobile, the latest from Microsoft. The NYPD reports that the […]

New WhatsApp update adds GIF and OneDrive backup support

WhatsApp has gotten a lot better with the latest update for Windows Phone devices. This app has come a long way, and we’re happy to say this is probably the best update yet. The update brings to the table several […]

Lumia 640 and Lumia 650 beat iPhone 6s in Danish cellular signal test

Nokia has been, since eternity, known to provide legendary cellular connectivity for their sturdy handsets. Carrying on the legacy, Microsoft Mobile seems to have not made any compromises when it comes to technical proficiency. Lumia 640 & Lumia 650 fair […]

NuAns Neo Windows 10 Mobile

NuAns Neo’s kickstarter campaign has failed

Not so long ago in the past, a Japanese company known as NuAns, showcased its first Windows 10 Mobile device known as the NuAns Neo. The handset has a unique design, one that reminds us of the good ole days of Nokia and its Lumia smartphones. NuAns at […]

Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14327 released

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14327 to the Fast ring. The previous version released to Windows Insider was Windows 10 Mobile Build 14322. What’s new in Windows 10 Mobile Build 14327 Messaging everywhere: Preview of the […]

Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322 gets a lot of improvements

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322 for Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.  Except Lumia 635, these devices listed by Microsoft will be capable of receiving updates as part of Windows Insider program. Lumia 635 will […]

Build 2016 app for Windows 10, Android and iOS now available

Microsoft has released Build 2016 app for Windows 10, Android and iOS. As you know, Microsoft Build is an annual conference event held by Microsoft for Developers. And this year its being held from March 30 – April 1 in […]

HERE apps will no longer work on devices running Windows 10 Mobile

Maps that are accurate, high quality help us to explore places of interest. Some of the maps, like HERE maps are designed to work even without a data connection. So, no matter how you choose to travel, HERE Maps shows […]

Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14283 released

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14283 in the fast ring. At present this will be available only to devices which are shipped with Windows 10 Mobile, namely Lumia 950, 950 XL, 650, 550, Xiaomi Mi4, ALCATEL […]


WhatsApp ending support for Windows Phone 7.1, Blackberry, etc.

For those using a Windows Phone 7 device, it is time to jump ship because WhatsApp will no longer be updated for that platform beginning later in the year. This is a huge blow for those who might not be […]

Outlook Mobile, a good alternative to Mailbox, says Microsoft

The Mailbox app is closing today, and Microsoft suggests to shift to Outlook Mobile. Moreover, Microsoft promises to add some key features of Mailbox app to Outlook Mobile. Over 30 million users have been using The Mailbox App as their […]

Project Astoria is dead: Long live Xamarin

Project Astoria is dead, you know, that plan Microsoft had to bring Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile. The aim was to have developers post their apps from Android and have them work on Windows 10 without having to do […]

HP Elite x3

Windows 10 running HP Elite x3 Smartphone makes you forget PC

In what could be a breakthrough for Windows 10 running Smartphones’, HP has released HP Elite x3, a device that can be used as a Smartphone, PC or Tablet. Unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Congress event at Barcelona, HP […]

Lumia 650

Microsoft rolls out Lumia 650 with a metal design for just $199

Microsoft has released its latest Smartphone, the Lumia 650. The device comes with an attractive metal design and will go to sales in selective European markets starting February 18. Although Microsoft is aiming at business users by promoting features such […]

Windows 10 Mobile Update History page

Microsoft launches a Windows 10 Mobile Update History page as well

Microsoft now has a dedicated history page for Windows 10 Mobile Phones too. After releasing a dedicated Windows 10 Update History page to the official website, Microsoft now has the same plans for Windows 10 Mobile too where users can […]

Vaio announces first Windows 10 Mobile device: The Phone Biz

We haven’t seen many third-party manufacturers supporting the Windows 10 Mobile platform, but that could change in the near future. Recently, we saw the announcement of Vaio’s first Windows 10 Mobile device, and it looks sleek. The handset is called […]

Windows Phone is close to death and that’s a problem

After Microsoft’s recent earning call, many pundits have declared Windows Phone a dead platform with no hope of ever rising from the ashes. In a lot of ways, we have to agree, especially with the moves the software giant has […]