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When does Windows Phone stop being Windows Phone?

I’m not switching from Windows Phone. This is not one of those articles, Windows Phone fits my needs at this point in time. What were talking about here is “Windows Phone.” What is Windows Phone to you? For me, the idea of a Windows Phone entered my head when I wandered into a phone store, […]

Snapdeal rolls out a minor update for it’s Windows Phone app

Popular Indian e-commerce Website, Snapdeal has released a minor update for its Windows Phone app. The v3.0.2.3 bring couple of new features including the ability to Pin Snapdeal tile and off course fixes some nasty bugs. Check out the full changelog below. Windows live tile – Now see updates on Windows home screen Pin Snapdeal tile […]

Paypal Here back in the Windows Phone store

A few weeks ago Paypal released their Here app for Windows Phone, but it was unfortunately pulled very soon after, likely due to bugs with the app not being able to detect the reader accessory. Now after an update on the 17th the app is once again available for download. The Paypal Here device and […]

Pancake Panic is now available for Windows Phone

Pancake Panic is now available for Windows Phone (including all Lumia devices) and Windows (including Surface tablets) through the Windows Store. It is available as a Universal App, meaning you can download it once, and it will be available on all your Windows based computers, phones, and tablets. Pancake Panic is a fast, fun, and […]

Is Windows 10 Mobile really more usable than Windows Phone 8.1?

One of the designers who worked on the next version of Windows Phone has today revealed that Microsoft believes Windows Phone 7/8 has significant usability issues, and that the current system of app bar and panoramas did not meet the needs of users, and that the Windows 10 Mobile solution should do this better, especially […]

Windows Store Collection: Comic Book Fans

This week we are setting aside our Windows Phone and taking a look at one of the Collections in the Windows Store. As many know, the Windows Phone Store has a series of Collections that pulls together Windows Phone games or apps that are from the same genre such as shopping apps, photography apps or racing games. Show More Summary

An introduction to the Mi4, Xiaomi's future Windows 10 test device

At WinHEC 2015, Microsoft announced a partnership with Xiaomi to test the Windows 10 technical preview on one of its smartphones. This is that smartphone, the Mi4. As it stands at the time of writing there's still no word on exactly when the collaboration will open up to members of the public. Show More Summary

Ex-Microsoft Windows Phone designer explains the move to the Hamburger menu in Windows 10 Mobile

The move to the hamburger menu in Windows 10 Mobile has been incredibly controversial, with Windows Phone not just losing one handed usage, but also differentiation from other mobile operating systems. An ex-Microsoft designer has now broken the silence on the move in a reddit AMA, and has revealed that the internal debate has been […]

Samsung Galaxy S6 From Verizon And AT&T Won’t Have Microsoft Apps Pre-Installed

  As disclosed at Mobile World Congress, Samsung will pre-install OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge as part of their partnership with Microsoft. Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will also come with 100 GB of additional free cloud storage for two years through Microsoft OneDrive, allowing […]

Discuss: Decoupling of core Windows Phone apps

Windows Phone was once a fully integrated system. With Microsoft building all sort of functionality into the OS and updating it via GDRs and major updates, Windows Phone was a full featured OS out of the box- like iOS. However, it was slightly problematic (it has been said), that Microsoft couldn’t update system apps without […]

Microsoft gifts custom Surface 3 keyboard to its co-founder, Paul Allen

Microsoft has recently gifted custom keyboards for the Surface 3 to its co-founder, Paul Allen. As you can see in the above picture, the custom keyboards have a logo of the Seattle Seahawks. Here’s his tweet:  .@Microsoft gave me custom keyboards for new @surface 3 w/ @Seahawks theme, maybe should make more? (thx Panay/Elop) […]

A quick tour of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2

The latest mid-range smartphones from Microsoft, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, pack in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, the latest iteration of the Windows Phone operating system. Let's take a quick look at all the new features that this update brings and a video tour as well. Show More Summary

Surface Touchscreen Not Working With Finger?

Are you having a problem with your Surface touchscreen not working with finger touches but it still works with the pen or stylus?  And the problem continues even after you already tried troubleshooting the issues with no success? Then...Show More Summary

Classic action-RPG Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim journeys to Windows PC via Steam next week

Last week, we reviewed a Steam game called Gurumin: a Monstrous Adventure from Nihon Falcom, creators of the action-RPG series Ys. Although Ys is a long-running and beloved series among old-school gamers, many Xbox players are unlikely to be familiar with it. Show More Summary

Why a two hand UI does not make sense even on a two hand phone

An ex Microsoft employee has explained the company’s move to hamburger menus as replacement for the classic swipe UI just a few days ago. He mentioned that one-handed use of phones is rarer than most people would think. We cannot prove this wrong as we do not have statistics ourselves, but what we can do […]

This Week in Xbox One News - April 19th, 2015

Welcome to our weekly ICYMI for Xbox news! This week, we'll be looking at Star Wars Battlefront in detail, fresh Hideo Kojima drama (sigh), Cinder's ultra combo and more! We'll still be posting major Xbox announcements in the main feed,...Show More Summary

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Including 2 per package, these ultra-tough screen protectors shield your Lumia 928's display from scratches and scuffs over time — keeping it as pristine as the day you purchased your device. When you've worn one out, simply remove it and apply your spare! They're on sale for $8.95 today, so grab a pack (or two) while they're on the cheap.

OrangeSec brings Cortana to Android

Its stands to reason that if you can run Cortana on a Rasberry Pi you could probably do it on a Android handset also. That’s exactly what OrangeSec has done in their latest Cortana hack, which allows users to access a subset of the features of Cortana on their handsets, in particular being able to […]

Microsoft Intune Managed Browser Now Available For iOS Devices

The Managed Browser app provides a web browsing solution that can be managed by your corporate IT administrator using Microsoft Intune mobile application management policies. End users can view and navigate web pages approved by their organization through Microsoft Intune. Also, note that this software requires your company’s work account and connectivity to your […] […]

Satya Nadella now the top paid CEO in the United States, according to new report

Back in February of last year, Microsoft revealed its new CEO, Satya Nadella. Now, according to a new report, Satya Nadella is the top paid CEO in the United States. The report, Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study comes from the New York Times which states that Satya Nadella’s earns $84,308,755 – which is the top […]

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