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2 years ago

Lumia 930 listed on Flipkart, Indian launch imminent

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2 years ago

Cortana outage causes the personal voice assistant to go quiet for some users

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Cortana is still very much in beta and as such, we should expect some mishaps during these early stages of rolling out. Tonight, for some users, that scenario is becoming a reality.

Starting in the last few hours, a few Windows Phone users are complaining that Cortana is returning a witty error message when retrieving interests, aka the personal news and weather information displayed to users upon launching. Specifically, Cortana responds with "My suggestion well is dry. Try back later or add some more interests." Likewise, when you ask Cortana a question, she may respond with "I'm sorry, the internet and I aren't talking right now." strongly suggesting that Microsoft is experiencing some server issues.

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2 years ago

Play football on your Surface with Disney Bola Soccer

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2 years ago

Do you really use the Windows Phone 8.1 Notification Center?

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Some may think this is a rhetorical question but there is a discussion going on in the Windows Phone Central Forums asking how much others are using the Notification Center with Windows Phone 8.1.

WPCentral Reader Blake Seaman presents the question and, not being not a social media user, found the Live Tiles were more than enough notification. Even pinning settings tiles to the Start Menu seemed to meet his needs.

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2 years ago

Steam's hardware stats show over 25 percent of its gamers use Windows 8/8.1

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2 years ago

How to set a time-based reminder with Cortana

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2 years ago

Several security updates coming to Windows PCs and tablets Tuesday

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2 years ago

Feedback to Nokia gets a new name, Atmosphere refreshed with new Live Tile designs, and more

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It may be the 4th of July, the special public holiday for the US, but that hasn't halted publishers from releasing new versions of apps on the Windows Phone Store. The large story today is how Microsoft has updated its Feedback to Nokia system app to rename it to simply "rate us", which has been joined by Atmosphere Weather grabbing some new Live Tile styles, as well as some other apps. Pop past the break for the full read through and to see what's new in your favorite apps.

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2 years ago

Xbox One briefly charges some gamers for free EA Sports demos

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2 years ago

Gun Club 3: Virtual Weapon Sim - taking out paper targets, Zombies and more from your Windows Phone

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Gun Club 3: Virtual Weapon Sim is a feature rich shooting range game for your Windows Phone. It not only has a weapon simulator for dozens of weapons but you also have a firearms range experience that has you battling Zombies, tossed in the middle of a World War II battle and trying your hand at long distance shooting with sniper rifles.

Gun Club 3 has rather nice graphics, the weapons handle with a good amount of realism and the range courses are challenging. Navigation can be a little overwhelming with the many options available but if you like shooting galleries, Gun Club 3 is a Windows Phone app worth trying.

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2 years ago

Nokia Lumia 635 now available from Vodafone Ireland for €149.99

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2 years ago

Official CNBC app brings your favorite shows to Windows Phone

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The official CNBC app has been released for Windows Phone. Users can gain access to popular Business Day and Prime shows on their smartphones, as well as checking out the latest in business news with Mad Money. All that's required is a cable or satellite provider account and you're ready to enjoy CNBC shows wherever you may be.

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2 years ago

Home Shopping Network website takes pre-orders for T-Mobile Lumia 635

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2 years ago

Deal of the Day: Ventev Universal Horizontal Pouch

2 years ago

Make your Windows Phone Start Screen stand out with PacMan Tiles

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