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2 years ago

Twitter updates its app for Windows Phone, bringing more polish and features

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2 years ago

Interested in Sprint and Windows Phone 8? Register now and let them know

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We recently covered the Sprint and Microsoft announcement of two new Windows Phones heading to the US network - the Samsung ATIV S Neo and HTC 8XT. What we failed to provide you guys with was the registration link as Sprint has allowed potential buyers to register their interest in either product for future details as to when the new hardware will be available.

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2 years ago

Microsoft giving away Surface Pro Windows 8 tablets to developers at Build 2013

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2 years ago

ING launches banking apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

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ING has released apps for Microsoft's platforms. Both Windows 8 and Windows Phone now sport an app that enables customers of the bank to log in and manage their account(s). Much like all other mobile banking applications, you can expect to see the usual list of features, including balance checking, transaction viewing and the transfer of money.

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2 years ago

Microsoft handing out Acer Iconia Windows 8.1 tablet to Build 2013 attendees

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2 years ago

Microsoft announces Windows 8.1 Preview; available for download today

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2 years ago

A quick list of significant changes in Windows 8.1 [Updated]

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According to Chinese site WPDang, Microsoft had a small scale revealing of new features in Windows 8.1 earlier today in San Francisco.

The non-disclosure agreement they signed with Microsoft just expired a few minutes ago. With legal concern gone, they've decided to make a quick list of things, and save everyone some time mining into the system update looking for what's new when Windows 8.1 beta shows up in the Windows Store. Here is what you can expect from the system refreshment:

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2 years ago

Microsoft Build 2013 Keynote Live blog – 9AM PT/12pm ET

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2 years ago

Telefónica announces Windows Phone marketing partnership with Microsoft

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Microsoft has struck a deal with Telefónica to start a joint marketing effort to boost the sales of Windows Phone 8 hardware. Initially for a period lasting a year, the company will enhance marketing activities in support of stocked Windows Phones in the UK and Germany through O2, as well as Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Chile. Telefónica wishes to help develop a strong third choice for consumers to break the duopoly of Android and iOS.

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2 years ago

Sprint announces two Windows Phone 8 handsets - HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo

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Today Sprint and Microsoft outlined plans to launch two Windows Phone 8 handsets on the US network. The HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo will be packaged with Truly UnlimitedSM Sprint 4G LTE this coming summer. Both phones will be able to take full advantage of LTE speeds, offering consumers a rich experience when using the device while out and about.

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2 years ago

iFixit lands on the Windows Phone Store, helps you repair stuff

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We've got yet another official Windows Phone app to show off to you. This time we're looking at iFixit (www.ifixit.com). If you're not familiar with the brand, it's a website dedicated to helping consumers with repairing pretty much anything. The new Windows Phone app will enable users to browse thousands of step-by-step guides with galleries and videos that make it that bit easier to follow along and not get completely lost.

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2 years ago

Now available: Get to work with Nokia’s JobLens for Windows Phone 8 and see your future

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Back at Mobile World Congress, we showed a new app that was being developed by Nokia called JobLens. If you thing that sounds a lot like City Lens, their other famous app, you’d be right and the two share more than just a common name.

JobLens is a new project from Nokia that where they team up with LinkedIn, Indeed, Salary.com and Zillow to help you find jobs immediately around your current location. The app ties into your LinkedIn account (or Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to create a “network” and then finds jobs that may be of interest to you.

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2 years ago

Critter Camp, a collection of Windows Phone mini-games

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Critter Camp is a Windows Phone 8 game that is a collection of four mini-games that are surprisingly challenging. Critter Camp's first impression makes you think the game is more suited for your Windows Phone's Kid's Corner.

But after playing each of the mini-games, Critter Camp can be a challenging game for the older crowd as well.  There's a few bugs that still need to be ironed out but Critter Camp has the potential of being an appealing game for all ages.

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2 years ago

United Airlines and Delta updated for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Full specs revealed for Huawei Ascend W2; it’s a budget friendly phone

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If you just glance at headlines you’d feel like we’re living in a Nokia world when it comes to all the OEMs making Windows Phone devices and apps. We haven’t had anything substantial from Samsung or HTC since the launch of Windows Phone 8. But there is a dark horse in the OEM scene – Huawei.

The Chinese company doesn’t have a big presence here in the US, but between making brazen comments about buying Nokia and upcoming handsets you might start noticing them a bit more. One of those handsets, the Ascend W2, has been making the rounds the past few weeks in leaks, teases and now in person at the 2013 Mobile Asia Expo.

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