Not everyone is a fan of Beam's new look website. But you can make it go away. In particular, folks accessing Beam on a phone (like all of us who use Windows 10 Mobile) will have noticed that the updated site isn't quite ready for mobile primetime. Show More Summary
Microsoft, which owns Minecraft, will stop supporting the Windows Phone 8.1 version of its own immensely popular world building game, Ars Technica reports. While the game's development continues apace, Redmond is essentially admitting...Show More Summary
CEO of Connecticut-based Windows phone company WhartonBrooks is reaching out to fans. In a comment on the latest piece in my WhartonBrooks series Murphy took the position of giving more details to information he previously shared inShow More Summary
Microsoft today announced the availability of its Office Lens document scanning app for Apple’s iPad tablet. Office initially launched as a Windows Phone exclusive, and in 2015 Microsoft brought it to Android and the iPhone. Now you can use it on bigger-screened iOS devices. Microsoft brought its core Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps to the […]
Last week I wrote that Hilton eliminated 'AXON awards' December 31 without notice. These are discounted awards for four night stays in category 5 through 10 hotels which could be booked over the phone by American Express co-brand cardholders. I spoke with Hilton HHonors Vice President Aaron Glick this afternoon. Show More Summary
The smartphone landscape is cutthroat, highly competitive and unwelcoming to newcomers. Given this reality and the state of Windows phone, it's fair to wonder how upstart Windows phone company WhartonBrooks is faring in its quest toShow More Summary
Minecraft used to be the game that seems to run on anything. Be it your phone, PC, Xbox, or even your VR headset, Minecraft had a version for it. That’s about to change however, as the WC reports that Microsoft has decided to no longer update the block stacking game for their own mobile platforms, […]
Microsoft's advice to developers remains "do as we say, not as we do."
It’s nearly 4 years now since the Lumia 1020 has been released, but despite the passage of time the 40-megapixel windows phone has not yet been replicated by anyone. The unique device has now found an interesting use as part of a DNA sequencing lab which simply uses slides, tagging chemicals and a 3D printed […]
Vine as we know it is dead. Today Twitter turned off sharing, liking, commenting and revining in Vine, and released its successor, Vine Camera, as an app update on iOS and Android. It has also discontinued the Vine Windows Phone app....Show More Summary
So apparently, smart air fresheners are a thing now. Forget those Glade Plug-ins. Forget opening a window. Moodo is designed to customize your home’s scent whenever you want. It’s kind of like a Keurig machine for…
Screenshots of an upcoming build of the Windows Store have revealed that Microsoft is workong on a new e-book store for the Windows 10 Creators Update that will allow users to buy and download books directly on their PC's and phones. According...Show More Summary
The free-to-play strategy title heads to Android following its Windows Phone debut in 2014.
Most people I know don't use a Windows phone. With just 1% market share, most people that most people know don't use a Windows phone. Several months ago, while I was at Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters, most Microsoft employees I saw with smartphones didn't use Windows phones. Show More Summary
If you're on the lookout for solid, consistently updated fitness apps for Windows Phone, your options are now a little slimmer....
Runtastic PRO is probably the best app for runners in the Windows Store. It helps you monitor all outdoor (running, walking, hiking, biking, etc.) and indoor (treadmill, cardio, yoga, weight lifting & more) health & fitness activities. It also supports the Runtastic Wearable Connect feature, allowing you to use chest straps and other accessories. Unfortunately […]
Unless your next smart fridge is going to have a support lifecycle the length of Windows XP, it's going to be cracked in a couple of years.
Windows 10 on mobile... it's not dead, it's just resting. While the world waits for the currently mythical Surface phone, Windows 10 needs a smartphone to champion its mobile ambitions. The previous Lumia flagships from 2015 need to be replaced. Can Alcatel's Idol 4S be that handset?
US based company WhartonBrooks has been building hype around a “ground breaking” Windows 10 Phone that would “breaks the mold of current technological thinking to create a new path” featuring their own “disruptive technology.” Investing in Windows Phone in this day and age however seems quite a risky venture, with the failure of multiple crowd-funding […]
Back in October, Twitter announced the company is killing its Vine service and more recently in December 2016 they announced that the service would be replaced on the 17th January with a new “Vine Camera” app which would offer the 6-second video feature of the app without the social network. Now Twitter has pushed out […]