Lumia 830

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

Lumia 535

  • AT&T Lumia 830 Windows Phone, first impressions of the Affordable Flagship [Read]
  • AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 unboxing and quick tour [Read]
  • Microsoft announces the Lumia 535, a new 5-inch Windows Phone [Read]
  • The Lumia 535 fixes Microsoft's low-end problem with Windows Phone but will anyone see it? [Read]
  • Microsoft claims Windows 10 upgrades for all Lumia Windows Phones [Read]
  • New Windows Phone 8.1.1 build 14203 available to download [Read]
  • Cortana is now offering predictions on who will win Dancing With the Stars [Read]
  • AT&T begins Windows Phone 8.1 rollout for Samsung ATIV S Neo [Read]

Microsoft + Windows

Windows 10

  • New Windows 10 Build 9879 improves OneDrive, adds native MKV support and more [Read]
  • Today's Windows 10 preview update is the last one for Windows Insiders in 2014 [Read]
  • Microsoft open sources .NET framework to work on both Linux and Mac [Read]
  • A new and free version of Visual Studio has been released for small developer teams [Read]


Movie Creator

  • Microsoft outs Movie Creator as a powerful app wizard for Windows and Lumias [Read / Download]
  • First look at the next version of Disqus for Windows Phone [Look]
  • Skype Qik for Windows Phone updated with quick flick instant replies [Read / Download]
  • Microsoft will combine contacts and calendars with Revolve for Windows Phone [Read]
  • The gorgeous Chronos Calendar + arrives for Windows Phone 8.1 [Read / Download]
  • The Halo Channel makes its Windows 8.1 app debut today [Read / Download]
  • Nestle for Windows Phone allows you to use Cortana to control your Nest thermostat [Read / Download]
  • CBS Local serves up local news to your Windows Phone device [Read / Download]


Age of Empires

  • Angry Birds Seasons and Bad Piggies for Windows Phone are now free [Read]
  • Age of Empires: Castle Siege 1.3 update brings tons of stability and tuning tweaks [Read / Download]



  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection – Xbox One review [Read]
  • Microsoft has nearly sold 10 million Xbox One consoles [Read]
  • Microsoft releases Halo Channel for Xbox One [Read]
  • First look at Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer [Watch]
  • First impressions of Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer from HaloFest [Read]
  • Telltale's Tales From The Borderlands gets its first trailer, game coming in late 2014 [Read]
  • Pure Pool and Terraria now available for Xbox One [Read]



  • Weekly photo contest: Green [Enter]
  • 8 things I would improve with the Microsoft Band [Read]
  • 'Work and Play Bundle' brings the best of Microsoft's cloud for $199 (US only) [Read]
  • Why you should buy Microsoft Complete for your phone, Band or Surface [Read]

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