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.

Windows Phone


  • Spec fight: New iPhone 6 vs. the best new Windows Phones [Read]
  • BLU Win JR unboxing – The best $89 you can spend on a Windows Phone [Read]
  • Do Windows Phone users need to become as haughty as Apple fans to win the battle? [Read]
  • Microsoft's Lumia 735 is coming to Verizon Wireless [Read]
  • Lumia 830 coming to AT&T by the holidays, Stephen Elop says [Read]
  • Microsoft rumored to drop 'Phone' from Windows Phone, losing Nokia near the holidays [Read]
  • A closer look at 4K Moment Capture from Lumia Camera [Read]
  • A closer look at Rich Capture, the best feature on Lumia Camera [Read]
  • The BLU Win JR 4-inch Windows Phone is now available for $89 on Amazon [Read]
  • Lumia 730, 735 and 830 now available for pre-order in Russia for October 7 launch [Read]

Microsoft + Windows

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  • Microsoft increases OneDrive file size limit to 10 GB and adds more features [Read]
  • Surface Pro 3 receives new firmware update today for WiFi connectivity and more [Read]
  • Microsoft reportedly close to buying Minecraft maker in $2 billion deal [Read]
  • Asus announces the VivoTab 8, an affordable Bay Trail-powered Windows tablet [Read]
  • HP Stream Windows 8.1 laptop coming Sept. 24, but it will cost $300, not $199 [Read]
  • Adobe's video apps will soon support HiDPI displays [Read]
  • Microsoft to overhaul the MSN portal, plans to release Bing apps on iOS and Android [Read]
  • Surface Pro 3 Docking Station to go on sale in 26 more markets Friday [Read]
  • New video leak shows multi-desktop support coming in Windows 9 [Watch]



  • Review - Misfit Shine fitness band gets an app for Windows Phone 8.1 [Read / Download]
  • Skype for Windows Phone 8/8.1 gets updated with location sharing and more [Read / Download]
  • CNN for Windows Phone update improves breaking news alerts, adds high res image support for iReport [Read / Download]
  • Facebook Messenger updated with ability to forward messages and photos [Read / Download]
  • Check out Destiny Stats, an unofficial Destiny companion app for Windows Phone [Read / Download]



  • Terraria finally arrives on Windows Phone with Xbox Live support [Read / Download]
  • Pinpoint is a new addicting game that will test your geographical knowledge [Read / Download]
  • 'Daddy Was A Thief' is now a universal Windows app after a year with iOS and Android [Read / Download]
  • Beautiful puzzle game Shapist makes the jump from iOS to Windows Phone [Read / Download]



  • Xbox One October system update detailed, brings new Snap mode, MKV support and more [Read]
  • Dance Central Spotlight review – The ultimate Kinect dancing game now on Xbox One [Read]
  • FIFA 15 demo now on Xbox One, here's our first gameplay footage [Watch]
  • Play Destiny on Xbox One with fellow Windows Phone Central readers [Read]
  • FIFA 15 now available for digital preorder on Xbox One [Read]
  • Forza Horizon 2 demo coming to Xbox One next week, get pumped with new launch trailer [Watch]
  • GTA V release dates announced for PC and Xbox One with exclusive content in tow [Read]



  • Weekly photo contest: Nightlife [Enter]
  • Celebrating 15 Years of Mobile Nations! [Read]
  • Community Update [Read]
  • Apple announced the iPhone 6, so we're giving away a Lumia 830 and Lumia 735! [WIN!!!]

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