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2 years ago

NFL for Windows and Xbox now available for the 2014 NFL Season

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2 years ago

Everything you need to know about Microsoft's #MoreLumia event in Berlin

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Did someone say Lumia 730 and Lumia 830? Rumors have it that Microsoft is planning to unveil two new Windows Phones this week in Berlin right before IFA starts. The event is set for 10 AM CET on Thursday, which is 4 AM ET and 1 AM PT – so make sure you have a cup of coffee (or three).

Mark Guim and I are in final preparations to fly to Berlin to give you our best hands on coverage of the event, including our traditional live blog, comment room for you folks, video hands on and our first-class photos. Later that day we are sitting down with Chris Weber, Corporate Vice President, Mobile Device Sales at Microsoft to discuss the new products.

This is everything you need to know about the event.

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia 520/521

2 years ago

Micromax Canvas Win W092 smartphone available for pre-order in Russia

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2 years ago

Rumor claims Lumia 830 could have a 10 megapixel PureView rear camera

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2 years ago

Netflix for Xbox adds private video recommendations to Facebook friends

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2 years ago

Cortana support added to GoToMeeting in new Windows Phone app update

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2 years ago

Scorched Toast review - target practice with breakfast foods

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Scorched Toast is a unique Windows Phone arcade game that has you playing the role of a toaster who has to launch toast at various breakfast plates that serve as targets.

Scorched Toast isn't exactly an action packed Windows Phone game but it is a fun game to pass the time with. Available for low memory devices, the game includes online leaderboards, a gaming store to pick up a few power-ups and Cloud game saves to synchronize your progress between Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices.

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2 years ago

WeChat for Windows Phone adds Cortana support in latest update

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2 years ago

Microsoft updates Extras + Info with more unknown improvements

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Extras + Info for Lumia Windows Phones has once again been updated, but the same changelog exists and we can only spot small bumps in version numbers for system settings. Some of Microsoft's new Lumia system apps were inherited through its purchase of Nokia's mobile devices division and are updated regularly. The issue is with each release it's not always clear what each version brings to the table.

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2 years ago

Microsoft China teases Windows 9 as 'coming soon'

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2 years ago

Microsoft pits Cortana against Siri in new commercial

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2 years ago

Which camera app do you use as default on Windows Phone?

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On Windows Phone, you can select a few apps as your default when snapping photos. By default Windows, Phones have the Camera app from Microsoft. In Windows Phone 8.1, it was updated with a handful of new features like burst mode. You can, of course, change your default camera. Those with a Lumia handset can use Nokia Camera while those with the HTC can use the HTC Camera. Which do you use by default?

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2 years ago

Super Time Force now available for free on Xbox One with Gold membership

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Super Time Force is now free on Xbox One. Head to the Xbox Store and you can grab this side-scrolling shooter game Super Time Force without spending a dime. You will of course need to have an Xbox Live Gold membership since this deal is part of the Games with Gold promotion. Anyone with Xbox Live Gold will have a few games available for free on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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2 years ago

Error with your Windows Phone OS backups? Here is how to get them back on track

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One of the great features in Windows Phone 8.1 is the ability to restore from a backup when setting up a new device. Everything from your Start screen layout to the apps themselves and even some settings can all be 'restored' if you ever change devices, or wish to hard-reset and start anew.

However, a few people have noticed that under Settings > Backup, there is an error message noting that the last backup attempt has failed. Even more worrisome, you may not even know it. Yikes! The good news is there is a fast and simple way to get this fixed, and you may want to double check that your OS is backed up. Here's how.

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