A lot can happen in a week. New apps join the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store. Your favorite apps can get a big update with a new look or new features. Device rumors come and go. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle.

Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It (ICYMI).

Windows Phone

  • Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 confirmed in Microsoft docs, supports video conferencing [Read]
  • Everything you need to know about Windows 10 for phones [Read]
  • Seven things to know about the Microsoft Lumia 435 [Read]
  • Dual-SIM Lumia 532 launches in India for Rs. 6,499 [Read]
  • Windows 10 preview builds for phone are 'roughly' every month, Tile re-sizing options not definite [Read]
  • India – Lumia Denim update now available for Lumia 525, 535, 620 and Lumia 720 [Read]
  • Microsoft dropping support for Rooms feature on Windows Phones in March [Read]
  • T-Mobile Germany reportedly passing on Denim update for Lumia 925, Lumia 1020 [Read]
  • How to roll back from Windows 10 Preview to Windows Phone 8.1 [Read]
  • Windows Insider app scores an update, may have blocked Preview hack [Read]
  • From the Editor's Desk – Should you (hack) install Windows 10 on your phone? [Read]
  • New Microsoft Lumia RM-1109 spotted in regulatory agency filings (Updated) [Read]
  • Unannounced Microsoft Lumia 640 Dual SIM with Digtal TV is headed to Brazil [Read]
  • Evidence points to a Lumia 635 with 1GB of RAM heading to some carriers [Read]

Microsoft + Windows

  • First impressions of Windows 10 Technical Preview (Build 9926) on the Surface Pro 3 [Read]
  • Registration opens for Microsoft's 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference [Read]
  • Microsoft offers external cloud storage integration with Office Online [Read]
  • Score up to $650 toward a Surface Pro 3 when you trade in your current model (US only) [Read]
  • Bing serves up predictions for this year's Oscars [Read]
  • Windows 10 Technical Preview hotfixes out for Internet Explorer, preparation for next build [Read]
  • 100GB free OneDrive storage through Bing Rewards is now available for everyone [Read]
  • Microsoft offers up 100GB of free OneDrive storage to Dropbox users [Read]
  • These tablets are ready for Windows 10 [Read]


  • Xbox Games for Windows Phone 8.1 gets an update [Read / Download]
  • The Sound Recorder app in Windows 10 for phones is minimal, but effective [Read]
  • Achievement Art is a universal app for downloading beautiful gamer backgrounds [Read / Download for Windows/ Download for Windows Phone]
  • Fitbit for Windows Phone updated with Surge Run support, reduced app size and more! [Read / Download for Windows / Download for Windows]
  • Lumia phones getting Extras + Info update, changes unknown [Read / Download]
  • Flipkart for Windows Phone updated with improved search, combos, and more [Read / Download]
  • Slack is now available for Windows desktop in beta form [Read / Download]
  • SHAREit version 1.4 lets you share files over Windows Phone hotspots [Read / Download]
  • Aeries is a brand new and powerful Twitter client for your Windows Phone [Read / Download]
  • Leak reveals new location-sharing app from Microsoft called 'People Sense' [Read]



  • Small Xbox One system update pushing out, no new features involved [Read]
  • Xbox One's video editing app Upload Studio hits version 2.0 [Read]
  • Microsoft kicks off the Ultimate Xbox One Game Sale! [Read]
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' lands on Xbox Video [Read]
  • Out This Week on Xbox One: Hand of Fate, Roundabout, and more! [Read]
  • ScreamRide for Xbox One first impressions: The Theme Park for the next generation [Read]
  • Project Cars delayed again, now launching in April [Read]
  • Xbox One March update preview brings screenshots, suggested friends, and much more [Read]
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  • The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale adds more game offers this weekend [Read]

Extra and Miscellaneous

  • Looking ahead to exciting, busy times leading to Windows 10 [Read]
  • VAIO's first two post-Sony laptops are also 2-in-1 hybrids [Read]
  • Lenovo's awesome WRITEit is now live for ThinkPad stylus users [Read]
  • AT&T ups data, adds unlimited calling and texting to Mexico for certain GoPhone plans [Read]
  • Catch Daniel Rubino live on this afternoon's Windows Weekly! [Read]
  • Verizon Wireless swaps CEOs, John Stratton now in charge [Read]
  • T-Mobile reorganizes executives, Mike Sievert named COO [Read]
  • Lenovo offers a way to get rid of the Superfish adware from its notebooksnotebooks [Read]
  • The NSA and GCHQ gave themselves a direct line into your phone [Read]

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