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2 years ago

Live from the Nokia #moreLumia event here in San Francisco

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2 years ago

Facebook Messenger updated, you can now save photos and more

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2 years ago

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Development Tools RC

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Hot on the heels of Microsoft officially announcing Windows Phone 8.1, the SDK Development Tools are now available for download. The Windows Phone emulator has also been updated to handle Windows Phone 8.1. All which in preparation for the eventual release of the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK.

The Windows Phone 8.1 development tools are included with Visual Studio 2013. If you already have Visual Studio 2013 installed, you’ll need to install Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC. Otherwise, you’ll need to install the Update 2 version from scratch.

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2 years ago

Nokia launches 'DVLUP Status,' a way to give developers recognition for their app achievements

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DVLUP, Nokia's developer outreach program, has announced a new system to better incentivize and reward their most loyal, most successful app makers. Called DVLUP Status, it introduces three new, "highly coveted" badges — Specialist (bronze), Expert (silver), and Legend (gold). Earn them and you'll be rewarded with elite privileges galore.

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2 years ago

Ask Nokia’s Chris Weber any question you want on Twitter using the hashtag #AskNokia

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Today’s a very busy day for Windows Phone users and developers all over the world. A host of exciting new features in Windows Phone 8.1 have been announced today by Microsoft at Build 2014. Nokia also announced two new phones – the Lumia 630/635 and the Lumia 930. Chris Weber, Nokia’s executive vice president of global sales and marketing, is going on Twitter to answer your questions. Details below on how you can participate.

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2 years ago

New Nokia Lumia 630, Lumia 930, and Cortana forums now open!

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The Windows Phone Central forums are the absolute best place in the world to talk, share, and experience the Windows Phone and Microsoft community. All of that news Microsoft announced just today? We've already got forums and threads aplenty set up for your discussion pleasure. Jump in now and let us know your take on all the day's events!

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2 years ago

Microsoft Build day 1 keynote video now available for your streaming pleasure!

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2 years ago

Microsoft drops Windows royalty fee for devices with screens under nine inches

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One of the bigger announcements to come out of Build 2014 is that Microsoft is dropping the manufacturer royalty fee on Windows and Windows Phone for devices under 9 inches in size. This is a big deal for partners, and ultimately good news for consumers since costs won’t have to be passed down. This will also be applied to devices that tie into the internet of things, like wearables or home automation devices.

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2 years ago

T-Mobile announces Windows Phone 8.1 updates for Lumia 925, Lumia 521

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2 years ago

Nokia prepares Lumia Cyan OTA update for Windows Phone 8 users, will combine Windows Phone 8.1, unique Lumia features

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As Nokia is wont to do, when Windows Phone 8.1 starts hitting their devices it will come with a host of Nokia enhancements — in this case it's being branded as Nokia Cyan. And it's coming to all Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices. Yes, all of them. And, in typical Nokia style, the improvements will be focused around imaging.

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2 years ago

HERE Drive+ to be free for all on Windows Phone 8.1

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2 years ago

Sprint confirms Windows Phone 8.1 update for HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo this summer

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2 years ago

Microsoft announces Windows 8.1 Update 1 with mouse-and-keyboard friendly tweaks

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2 years ago

Meet Cortana in this frisson-inducing video

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2 years ago

Poll: What do you think of Windows Phone 8.1?

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It's finally here, folks. Well, almost anyway. Windows Phone 8.1 has officially been announced by Microsoft, further improving on the experience offered to consumers since 2010. You've got a notification & action center, Internet Explorer 11, more sound and volume options, as well as other exciting new features.

We're interested to hear your thoughts on the presentation.

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