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2 years ago

Despicable Me: Minion Rush for Windows Phone receives minor update

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2 years ago

Qualcomm’s Steve Mollenkopf reportedly joins CEO candidate list for Microsoft

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Update: Yeah, Mollenkopf instead became CEO Of Qualcomm the next morning. 

The hunt for Microsoft’s next CEO has just taken another slight twist. Sources have revealed to Bloomberg that Steve Mollenkopf is now among the candidates being considered to replace Steve Ballmer. Who? Mollenkopf is the COO of Qualcomm and the latest individual to join the CEO dance at Microsoft.

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2 years ago

Vote to bring Spotify's free streaming service to Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Frozen Free Fall warms up on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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They might not always achieve release date parity with other platforms, but Disney Interactive is still a major supporter of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. This year we’ve seen new releases like Where’s My Water? 2 and Where’s My Mickey arrive in fairly timely fashion, and even a few slightly older games like Wreck-it-Ralph make the trip to mobile Windows platforms.

Today Disney’s latest mobile game Frozen Free Fall has popped up on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, just a few weeks after the iOS version’s November 21 release. Free Fall is a free-to-play match-3 puzzle game, not unlike that Candy Crush Saga game that everyone raves about. Head past the break for impressions and Store links!

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2 years ago

TV Catch-up service Demand 5 receives update for Windows 8.1 (UK)

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2 years ago

MetroMail gaining ability to upload photos, night mode for toast notifications, and more in latest update

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Want a premier Gmail experience on Windows Phone? Don’t use the native email client. Instead, look to the Windows Phone Store for an app called MetroMail. It’s beautiful, native app for Gmail users on Windows Phone. Forget for a moment that this is a Google product. There are still a ton of users on Windows Phone who rely on or might need to access Gmail. For them, there’s MetroMail. The app is about to update to go to version 1.2, so let’s check out what’s new in it.

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2 years ago

Court allows Nokia India to transfer their manufacturing unit to Microsoft so deal can go forward

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The Delhi High Court in India has finally allowed Nokia India to sell its Chennai manufacturing unit to Microsoft. If the court had ruled otherwise, Nokia may have had to exclude Indian assets from the acquisition deal, forcing the closure of the factory.

Set up in 2006, the Chennai factory is one of their largest manufacturing units employing 5800 people and producing 200 million phones a year.

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2 years ago

New Microsoft ad highlights free Lumia 928 offer with Lumia 2520 purchase

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2 years ago

Stopping the rumor mill: Windows Phone and the future of its unique UI

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This morning, the Windows Phone Central inbox was flooded with tips about one Eldar Murtazin, who has taken to Twitter to make some comments about the future of Windows Phone and its UI design. Specifically, he claims that Microsoft will have “another UI” with the Live Tile system going away, replaced instead with a UI inspired by Android.

The future design of Windows Phone is certainly of concern, especially to our readers. Microsoft has bet a lot of the design language of Modern UI, making it the corner piece in Windows 8 and the Xbox One. Could they really be re-thinking everything?

Furthermore, who is Murtazin and why should you care? We take a look at the latest rumors and show why they are baseless.

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2 years ago

Alaska Airlines teases early 2014 for official Windows Phone app

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2 years ago

HP announces business machine refreshes, new machine for education

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2 years ago

Bing gets even smarter – integrates TED talks and more into search results

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2 years ago

You need to hear this groove by the winner of The Surface Remix Project

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2 years ago

12 Deals of Red Stripe for the Windows Phone Store is now live

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Microsoft is running a 12 Days of Deals for the Microsoft Stores and to match that, they’ve quadrupled their Red Stripe Deal from three apps to twelve. Starting today, users can head to the Windows Phone Store to grab these twelve popular apps, heavily discounted for next few weeks.

Which twelve get the discount? Head past the break to find out!

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2 years ago

GroupMe brings new group design and bug fixes in latest update

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