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1 year ago

New BBM for Windows Phone beta now available!

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New BBM for Windows Phone beta now available!

If you're part of the BBM beta for Windows Phone, you'll want to go ahead and get yourself updated. BlackBerry has now rolled out v120.0.0.1 and it's packed full of bug fixes, features additions but alas, as it is a beta there's also some things to be aware of before you hop right into it. Luckily, BlackBerry has provided a full change log for everyone to look through so you can decide for yourself if you want to run a beta.

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1 year ago

Files and Folders Pro is our myAppFree deal of the week

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Files and Folders Pro is a fully functional file manager for Windows Phone 8.1. From copying, moving, renaming, deleting and performing other routine actions with files and folders, this Windows Phone app should help sort things out.

The app pulls in a 4 Star rating in the Windows Phone Store and has a certain level of appeal. To help bolster that appeal, Files and Folders Pro is this week's myAppFree deal.

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1 year ago

Microsoft: Windows 10 will offer businesses better security and more flexible updates

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1 year ago

Windows One or Windows United: What should be our new name? Vote!

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Today, Microsoft announced the next chapter in their OS story with Windows 10 or better known as one OS to rule them all. The new operating system, which won't officially debut until mid-2015 is meant for everything from a phone to a tablet to PC to even the Xbox One. It is truly a unifying, singular user experience as even the app Store is a one-stop for all devices.

Over the last year or so WPCentral aka Windows Phone Central has been undergoing many behind the scene changes, including more staff writers and an expansion of our coverage from Windows Phone to everything Microsoft. In hindsight, we knew where Microsoft was going with their Phone and desktop OS, so the slow ramp up made sense to us, though perhaps not always to our readership.

There is just one issue we have been thinking about for a long time: Our name.

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1 year ago

Yes, Windows 10 is the next version of Windows Phone

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1 year ago

Windows 10 gets demoed in all its glory by Joe Belfiore in new video

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1 year ago

Here are the 6 new features inside Windows 10

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Here are the 6 new features inside Windows 10

Microsoft announced Windows 10 today at a private event in San Francisco. There were a handful of new features announced that we think you'll like. While the focus was on enterprise (and getting enterprise to upgrade to Windows 10), we think a lot of you going to enjoy using these six new features inside Windows 10.

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1 year ago

Windows 10 coming mid-2015, next Build conference in April

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1 year ago

Windows 10 Technical Preview to be released Wednesday via Windows Insider Program

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1 year ago

Microsoft announces Windows 10, the next version of Windows

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1 year ago

VH1 and Forza Hub Xbox One apps now available for download

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1 year ago

Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 now available for pre-order in Ireland

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1 year ago

T-Mobile's Lumia 530 Windows Phone expected to land mid-October for just $69

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The Lumia 530 is being position as one of the most affordable Windows Phones available, despite growing completion from the likes of BLU and others. T-Mobile announced back in July that it would be stocking the ultra-budget phone, although no pricing or release date was given with only a generic "later this year" promise.

Windows Phone Central now expects the phone to launch in mid-October at a $69 off-contract price.

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1 year ago

Out This Week On Xbox One: Forza Horizon 2, Shadow of Mordor, and Sherlock Holmes

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Season's greetings everyone! Xbox Season (aka empty wallet season) officially begins this week with the launch of Forza Horizon 2, Microsoft's first AAA exclusive of the holiday season. The highly anticipated action RPG, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and investigative adventure game Crimes & Punishments: Sherlock Holmes also hit retail and digital shelves this week. And starting tomorrow, Xbox Live Gold members can download the new co-op platformer Chariot for free. That's a lot of fun in store for Xbox One owners!

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1 year ago

Samsung to ditch its own office software in favor of Microsoft Word

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Samsung will stop using its own JungUm Global software for document and word processing in favor of Microsoft Word starting on January 1, according to an announcement from the company today. This development is not only a big win for Microsoft and its Office division, but it could signal a better working relationship between the two companies in the future.

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