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On this episode of #AskDanWindows I talk about the future (if any) for Windows 10 Mobile, should phone fans give up hope, and what should your next phone be if not a Windows one? Watch now and don't forget to subscribe! ...
Windows phone is suffering quite a lot right now. But why exactly is that? One question that we at Windows Central, and the good members of our community, have been wondering: Why exactly is Windows Phone having such a hard time right...Show More Summary
Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 10 Mobile Creator’s Update from today to the few remaining eligible Windows phone devices. While there isn’t enough to warrant a full review like we experienced with the Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary updates, there’s still some features worth highlighting. First and most importantly, Microsoft is […]
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Creators Update for Mobile, whether another Windows phone reset is a good idea, Redstone 3 and more! Do you want to know when Redstone 5 and Redstone 6 is coming? We have the answers!...Show More Summary
You don't need an Android phone to run apps designed for the platform. With a few software downloads and a couple of tweaks, you can explore them on your PC. The post Run Android Apps on Your Windows PC appeared first on ExtremeTech...
Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella arrested the attention of tech pundits and Windows phone fans last year when he promised a Microsoft branded "ultimate mobile device." The statement followed an earlier claim by Nadella that Microsoft is not bringing another smartphone to market and will not follow competitors' smartphone rules. Show More Summary
To say Windows Mobile isn't exactly thriving these days would be a massive understatement. Windows Central has traditionally covered a lot of Windows Mobile and Windows phones news and related stories. So what does the unfortunate state of Windows 10 Mobile mean for the website? At Windows Central, many of us still love our Windows phones. Show More Summary
Windows 10 is almost everywhere: it’s on PCs, Phones, Xboxes, HoloLenses, Surface Hubs, Raspberry Pis, and more. While Microsoft was expected to bring Windows 10 to your wrist with the Microsoft Band 3, it isn’t clear whether we’ll ever see that happen. In the meantime, however, there’s a new Windows 10-powered smartwatch coming out. Don’t get […]
Lumia will always hold a special place in our hearts, but what was the best Lumia of all time? We want to find out. The Lumia brand is, rather obviously, a fan favorite among Windows phone fanatics. For a long time Lumia phones were the only good Windows phones you could buy. Show More Summary
Viber is one of the several messaging apps available that brings cost savings for users who communicate frequently with family and friends. It works on a number of handheld devices running on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Even better, you can install the app on desktop computers running on Windows and Mac. Show More Summary
Microsoft earlier debuted the feature in the Windows Store which enabled Windows Insiders to install apps and games on their Windows PCs to their linked Xbox One consoles remotely. The functionality has now made its way to the Windows Store for Mobile, and users of the 13 supported mobile devices can now remotely install Universal apps […]
As you may have figured out, I write a lot more words than the average person. I’ve tried out a few apps for writing words that make the process more comfortable, beautiful or convenient rather than just using Word, Notepad/Wordpad or the WordPress CMS. While there are many apps that let you create and edit […]
Night light is a Windows 10 feature that Microsoft brought to the OS with the Windows 10 Creators Update for PCs, aimed at reducing Blue Light for Windows 10 PCs. We’ve written about it before here, but the short of it is that you can now customise your Windows PC to reduce harmful blue light […]
Chillr is a popular service in India that lets users quickly transfer money to friends. The service works with 44 banks in Indian, and users can also use it to pay their utility bills right from the app. Well, that’s no longer the case if you own a Windows Phone. We’ve recently started receiving several tips […]
Don’t get too excited about installing Windows 10 on the Galaxy S8 just yet, although you can run a virtualized Windows 10 desktop on the phone using the DeX accessory seen in the image above. However, the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 platform that powers Samsung’s phone will also power Windows 10 devices later this year. Show More Summary
1Shot Camera, a camera app with a long history on Windows Phone, has been updated to be a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app....
Microsoft's Lumia 950 XL remains one of the best Windows 10 Mobile devices available today. And one of the phone's best features is without question its 20MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics. Each and every Windows phone fan knows that the Lumia 950 XL has a badass camera. Show More Summary
Microsoft isn't exactly shy of platform resets, especially when it comes to Windows phone. So would another platform reset be that bad of an idea? Microsoft's mobile ambitions have seen their share of resets, seemingly every few years over the past decade, frequently leaving behind current users in the process. Show More Summary
Microsoft has released two new Windows 10 test builds -- 16179 for PCs and 15205 for phones. Both are still more about fixes than brand-new features.