Way back in 2012 there was a rumour that Nokia was shopping around a Nokia E6-type Windows Phone to carriers at Mobile World Congress. The handset was meant to address the same business market as that device and would have featured a front-facing keyboard paired with a touch screen. Today the device, the Nokia RX-100, has […]
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile may not boast many flagships, but the Alcatel Idol 4S – which we described as a “superb phone” upon review— is one of them. The Idol 4S, which initially launched at over $400, is now down to the much more realistic and approachable price tag of $272 on Amazon’s US site for […]
While jailbreaking iPhones may not be for everyone, it is a good way to customize your iOS device. If you're a recent Windows 10 Mobile convert who switched to iOS, you may not be entirely happy with the UI, and you might want to change it. Show More Summary
In honor of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country, we're offering 25% off all Windows Phone accessories at the Windows Central Shop. Starting today until Wednesday, May 31, you can pick up a new case, backup battery,...Show More Summary
If you use an Android phone and a Windows 10 computer, you can get phone alerts on your computer whenever you receive or miss calls. All you need to do is set up Cortana on your Android phone. After you install the official Cortana app, you’ll want to log in with the same Microsoft account you’re using on your computer. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s Cortana wants to be your smart assistant everywhere you turn Windows, Android or iOS. With the new Windows 10 Creators Update and the upcoming Fall Creators Update, Android users get more out of Windows 10 if they have Cortana installed – allowing them to sync notifications, calls, apps and more.The problem with this is that for […]
It was time to update my home weather station from something functional but ugly to something decidedly more modern. Netatmo fits that bill nicely. It even has a Windows phone app. I was going to show you my old weather station, a venerable beast from Oregon Scientific that is quite good at this sort of thing. Show More Summary
Domain Name Servers (DNS) are the just like a phone book for Internet. It maintains a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. DNS error occur when one segment is not connected to another segment properly. Show More Summary
It started with deception, continued onto farce, and it may now have entered its tragic conclusion. Whartonbrooks was a company started by confirmed Windows Phone fan Greg Murphy to create the device for the masses which would revolutionise the world. Their “groundbreaking ” Windows 10 Phone promised that it would “breaks the mould of current technological […]
As Microsoft pivots Windows 10 Mobile to be an enterprise-only solution in the mobile market, more apps traditionally aimed at consumers pull out of the store. Now, the third largest business bank in the Netherlands ABN AMRO, is now dropping support for the Windows phone store. In a message to its users online, the firm […]
With the launch of the Galaxy S8 this Spring, Samsung poached one of Windows 10 Mobile’s unique features–Continuum. The Galaxy S8 shipped with an additional, optional accessory known as a DeX Dock which provided a Linux like desktop operating system complete with support for android apps and advanced desktop multitasking features like multi-window support, drag and […]
An Apple for the teacher... or time to open up some Windows? It takes more than revenue to succeed in the technology industry. There's also something called relevance. In recent years, that's been something Microsoft has sorely lacked. Show More Summary
If you rely on the Marriott International app on your Windows phone or PC, you'll want to find an alternate way to your hotel rooms soon....
Barclays has an excellent banking app for Windows Phone, but for some months now there has been issues for users who are on the latest version of Windows 10 Mobile, with the app reporting the device being jailbroken for users on the Creators Update. Now Barclays has released an update to the app, taking it to version 220.127.116.11. The update does not […]
I'm still convinced Microsoft will bring a "Surface phone," what I call an "ultramobile PC," to market. Though I'm a long-time Windows phone user, my confidence doesn't rest on blind hope or sentiment. It is a pragmatic matter. ...
You can quickly reduce blurry text and stretched elements in legacy apps on Windows 10, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it. Nowadays, you'll find high-DPI displays on almost any device, including on phones, laptops, tablets, and on desktop computers. Show More Summary
The latest Windows 10 preview release adds notifications for incoming calls to Android phones, but Microsoft apologizes that not all testers will get access to the smart videoediting tool, Story Remix.
If there was any doubt that the vision of one unified Windows 10 OS running on Phone and PC is dead, the latest Insider version of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update should lay all of that to rest. A comparison of the WinRT APIs between Windows 10 build 16188 (pre fall creators update) and Build 16193 (post […]
WhatsApp’s servers are down, but that does not mean we can’t appreciate a new feature coming to their Windows Phone app. The WhatsApp beta app has been updated to version 2.17.162. The update adds two new features. One is public – the ability to pin a conversation to your list of conversations. The second feature […]