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

  • The Lumia 635 with 1GB of RAM appears to be real [Read]
  • India-based XOLO officially reveals new 5-inch Win Q1000 Windows Phone [Read]
  • Kazam brings the Thunder with 2 new Windows Phones for MWC [Read]
  • Denim update rolls out to the Lumia 1020 in India [Read]
  • Brazil snags Denim update for select carrier versions of Lumia 925 and 1020 [Read]
  • Bargain Lumias continue to grab Windows Phone market share, Windows 10 makes a dent [Read]
  • Microsoft Lumia 435 review [Read]
  • AT&T Lumia 830 with Fitbit Flex is now available for free on-contract [Read]
  • T-Mobile US Lumia 925 finally picks up Lumia Denim update [Read]
  • Lumia Denim rolling out to Lumia 820, 920 and 925 in India [Read]
  • Pebble, Microsoft and what could have been with Windows Phone [Read]
  • Lumia 920 starts receiving Lumia Denim update in several countries [Read]
  • This is what is new in the Lumia Denim update for the AT&T Lumia 1520 [Read]
  • Lumia Denim update is rolling out to Lumia 1520 and 930 in India [Read]
  • Japan-based Freetel to launch Windows Phone device this summer [Read]

Microsoft + Windows

  • Bing correctly predicts most of the winners at this year's Oscars [Read]
  • Windows 10 will make more languages look beautiful with new text shaping engine [Read]
  • How to use the Microsoft Band keyboard [Read]
  • Microsoft announces new OneDrive API for all of your devices [Read]
  • How to use Quick Read on the Microsoft Band [Read]
  • Microsoft is removing Google Chat and Facebook Chat support from Outlook.com [Read]
  • Cortana can now tell you about new movies, plus you can 'Pick the Winners' [Read]
  • In our face: Softcard ending support for Windows Phone as Google acquires tech [Read]
  • Microsoft shares its vision of the future with thinner displays and cool gadgets [Read]
  • Microsoft's reasons for Windows 10's new browser rendering engine are revealed [Read]


  • WhatsApp Video Optimizer update allows you to fine-tune settings for video conversion [Read / Download]
  • Here is what is new in last night's WhatsApp update: Notifications [Read / Download]
  • Newest Microsoft Garage apps include conference calls, China weather, and Visual Studio management [Read]
  • Microsoft's 'People Sense' location-sharing app goes live under the name SquadWatch [Read / Download]
  • Help beta test Flock for Windows Phone [Read / Download]
  • Line gets a timeline feature in latest update [Read / Download]
  • Spotify Windows Phone app update lets users rename their playlists and more [Read / Download]
  • OneDrive Windows Phone app update revamps its photo album and more [update: now live] [Read / [Download]
  • We go hands-on with the cool new features on 6tag 4.0 [Read / Download]
  • VLC becomes a true universal app for Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 [Read / Download]
  • MixRadio to suspend in-app music purchases in March [Read / Download]



  • Out This Week on Xbox One: Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, and more! [Read]
  • Sleeping Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag named in this week's Deals with Gold [Read]
  • D&D-themed MMO 'Neverwinter' launches for the Xbox One March 31 [Read]
  • Forza Horizon 2 to get stand alone Fast and Furious expansion on March 27 [Read]
  • NBA Live 15 added to EA Access on Xbox One, Battlefield Hardline trial on March 12 [Read]
  • Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider, and BioShock Infinite are the Games of Gold for March [Read]
  • Watch Batman try to regain control of Gotham in latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer [Read]
  • Fable Legends will be free-to-play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 [Read]
  • Microsoft to launch official Xbox One support via Reddit on March 2 [Read]
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 slices and dices on the Xbox One March 18 [Read]

Extra and Miscellaneous

  • Poll results: Did you install the Windows 10 preview on your phone? [Read]
  • Stardock's CEO talks to us about the company's new Windows 10 Start menu, Start10 [Read]
  • Ting launches open beta for its GSM network [Read]
  • Five laptops built for travel [Read]
  • Gemalto denies 'massive theft' of SIM card encryption keys by NSA and GCHQ [updated] [Read]
  • Five cheap laptops that are worth a gander [Read]
  • Telling a tale of superb Microsoft customer service [Read]
  • FCC votes 3-2 to reclassify broadband as a utility, sets new net neutrality rules [Read]
  • Mobile World Congress 2015: The Windows Central preview [Read]
  • Lenovo promises to sell 'cleaner, safer PCs' [Read]

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