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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Skype 2.19 brings Cortana integration in Windows Phone 8.1

The Skype Team has released Skype 2.19 today for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. This update includes some exciting new capabilities including increased language support from 19 to 51 languages, fast app resume, improved notifications and the ability to edit your last sent message. Show More Summary

Adobe Photoshop Express comes to Windows Phone

Adobe Photoshop Express is one of my favorite photo-editing apps for Windows. And today, Adobe Photoshop Express is now also available for Windows Phone. Download it here from the Windows Phone Store. Photoshop Express makes it really...Show More Summary

Sleep Study: Diagnose what’s draining your battery while the system sleeps

In my last post, I introduced you to InstantGo (previous to Windows 8.1, we called this Connected Standby), a new power model used on some Windows 8.x systems. InstantGo is a tight integration of software (firmware, drivers, OS) with...Show More Summary

DEVELOPER SPEAK: Nowak and Keller help enterprises & IT Professionals become more efficient using Windows Phone 8.1

Peter Nowak and Lars Keller, both Microsoft MVPs and enterprise mobility experts at Germany-based H&D International Group, recently ported their apps to Windows Phone 8.1. As technologists, they wanted to focus on something that leveraged...Show More Summary

Bing Rewards app now available for Windows Phone

Earning and redeeming Bing Rewards credits just got even easier with the new dedicated Bing Rewards app for Windows Phone – now available for download from the Windows Phone Store. Bing Rewards makes it fun to discover ways that Bing can help you do the things important to you. Show More Summary

Register now: Unity game developer porting lab for Windows and Windows Phone

This blog was written by Sonal Pardeshi, senior program manager for Windows marketing Calling all Unity developers – whether you are coming to Seattle for Unite 2014, the annual event for Unity developers, or have a Unity game and need...Show More Summary

Announced today: Nokia Imaging SDK 1.2 and Lumia SensorCore SDK

Announced today – Nokia Imaging SDK 1.2 officially released today, and it’s ready for the converged Windows platform. With new APIs including an Animated GIF Renderer, Image Aligner and Local Blending, it’s now easier than ever to create the next generation of imaging apps for Windows and Windows Phone 8.1. Show More Summary

Increase to OneDrive storage plans announced

OneDrive is free online storage I rely on every day to access all my photos, videos, Office documents, and other files anytime I want on any of my Windows devices. It’s built into Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. I use OneDrive to help protect my files if something happens to any of my devices. Show More Summary

Common questions and answers about files and app data, part 2: Files

This post was written by Kraig Brockschmidt, Senior Program Manager in the Operating Systems Group Lately we’ve heard some recurring questions from you about files and app data, so we’ve compiled a list of those questions and provided some brief answers here. Show More Summary

Unboxing the Surface Pro 3

A month ago, the Surface Team unveiled the newest addition to the Surface family of devices: Surface Pro 3. As Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Surface, explains here in this blog post – when they designed Surface,...Show More Summary

Navigate public transit on your Windows Phone with Moovit

A couple of weeks ago, I took a little vacation with some friends to San Francisco. It was a fun trip and we only used San Francisco’s public transit system to get around. We did well for ourselves but an app like Moovit would have been really handy. Show More Summary

Free one year prime[31] Unity plug-ins

This blog was written by Jaime Rodriguez, Principal Program Manager, and Sonal Pardeshi, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Windows Marketing Unity, the popular game engine for Windows and Windows Phone, continues to add features that increase developer productivity, making it easier to target the Windows platform with your games. Show More Summary

InstantGo: a better way to sleep

You may have heard about InstantGo in Windows 8.1 (known as Connected Standby in Windows 8 and Windows RT), and how it has replaced the traditional sleep or standby function in many Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 systems. What you might not know is how fundamentally different—and better—it is, and why. Show More Summary

4 ways to personalize the sounds on your Windows Phone

Windows Phone is all about letting your personality shine through. For instance, whenever I receive a call from my wife, The Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back plays. (Love you, honey.) With that in mind, here are my top tips for personalizing your sounds in Windows Phone 8.1. Show More Summary

Half off Skulls of the Shogun, Phototastic Pro, Slingcat, and more in Red Stripe Deals for Windows and Windows Phone

As usual, the Red Stripe Deals this week bring you great discounts of 50% (or more!) off apps and games for Windows and Windows Phone. This week's bargains include Skulls of the Shogun, Phototastic Pro, Slingcat, Maya the Bee, the Mystery of the Crystal Portal (full), and Billiards HD. Show More Summary

Sugoi! Explore the Anime world of Gargantia in 3D with Internet Explorer and Production I.G

Today, we are excited to announce that we are partnering with Japanese anime studio Production I.G to launch Gargantia: Sky Courier – a brand new game experience that’s fast, beautiful, and perfect for touch with the modern web. The game is based on one of Japan’s top anime franchises, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. Show More Summary

Free one year prime[31] Unity plug-ins

This blog was written by Sonal Pardeshi, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Windows Marketing Unity, the popular game engine for Windows and Windows Phone, continues to add features that increase developer productivity, making it easier to target the Windows platform with your games. Show More Summary

Facebook Beta for Windows Phone gets big update today

With the Facebook Beta app for Windows Phone, you can help test out all of the latest improvements, enhancements, and new features before they go out to everyone else and rolled into the non-Beta Facebook app for Windows Phone. Today, the Facebook Beta app is getting quite the update. Show More Summary

DEVELOPER SPEAK: Drift Mania series downloaded 6 million times; developer to expand his reach with 8.1

Pat Toulouse is first and foremost a 3D artist and Unity developer, but he also established Ratrod Studios in Canada, and has since enjoyed huge success. His Drift Mania series has accrued 6 million downloads on Windows and Windows Phone devices, twice the number of downloads on any other platform over the last few months. Show More Summary

Micromax introduces their first two Windows Phone devices

Today in India, Micromax is introducing their very first Windows Phone devices – the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092. The Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 are the first Windows Phone devices from an Indian smartphone manufacturer. Show More Summary

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