Lumia 735

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 History

  • This is why Microsoft keeps 'starting over' with Windows Phone [Read]
  • Nokia Lumia 735 – Unboxing and first impressions of the affordable selfie phone [Read]
  • Lumia 730 now available for purchase in India [Read]
  • Lumia 830 available online in India, hitting retail stores tomorrow [Read]
  • Lumia 530 for T-Mobile US now available for $69 [Read]
  • Verizon reportedly retires the Lumia Icon less than a year after launch [Read]
  • Latest intel: AT&T launching HTC One for Windows Nov 7, same day as the Lumia 830 [Read]

Microsoft + Windows

YOGA 3 Pro

  • Video hands-on with the new YOGA 3 Pro, the world's thinnest convertible [Watch]
  • Why the Intel Core M Broadwell processor is going to be a big deal for laptops [Read]
  • Adobe offers better Windows 8.1 touch support for Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC [Read]
  • HP confirms plans to split up enterprise and PC divisions into two companies [Read]
  • How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview [Do it]
  • Microsoft will reveal what's next for their cloud business on October 20 [Read]
  • Satya Nadella: Windows 10 will be able to 'run on everything' [Read]
  • Surface Pro 3 gets new firmware update to improve Surface Pen drivers [Read]


XIM logo

  • Microsoft launches XIM for Windows Phone, Android and iOS as a new way to share photos [Read / Download]
  • Blink update brings improvements for low light photography [Read / Download]
  • Remote Desktop updated for Windows Phone, makes Mouse Pointer default input mode [Read / Download]
  • BBC iPlayer now stores your favorite shows for 30 days [Read]
  • Enhance your Windows Phone photos with Afterlight [Read / Download]


Secrets and Treasure

  • Carcassonne review [Read / Download]
  • Free Windows Phone game Secrets and Treasure now available for all, includes Xbox support [Read / Download]
  • Subway Surfers picks up Halloween-themed New Orleans update [Read / Download]
  • Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone already in early stages of development [Read]


Plex Xbox One

  • Get ready to stream, Plex for Xbox One now available to download [Read]
  • Warlock announced as final remastered map in Halo: The Master Chief Collection [Read]
  • Warframe review – the excellent free alternative to Destiny on Xbox One [Read]
  • FIFA 15 for Xbox One Review [Read]
  • Xbox One to add custom backgrounds, themes and screenshot support [Read]



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