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September 16, 2014

Hello ‘Windows': Microsoft to wipe out ‘Nokia’ and ‘Windows Phone’ brands

UPDATED Sept. 19, 2014: With the release of new mobile handsets running on Windows 8.1 such as the Cherry Mobile Alpha Luxe and Play and the HTC One (M8), one can notice that they refer to the new gizmos as Windows, sans the Phone from the branding.

September 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile introduces Alpha Luxe Windows Phone smartphone

Cherry Mobile has just introduced the Alpha Luxe, one of the company’s newest smartphones that sports a 5-inch display and powered by Windows Phone 8.1 OS.

September 08, 2014

CM Omega Icon running on Windows Phone OS?

When you think of the CM Omega Icon, you think of a leather-backed Android smartphone with a sub-Php7k price tag. But what happens when an Italian company changes the phone’s OS to Windows Phone and decided to a little flare by, say, adding a metal Harley-Davidson logo on the back?

August 26, 2014

Spotify on Windows Phone is now for free

Android and iOS users have been enjoying Spotify for free on their smartphones and tablets. Now, it’s Windows Phone’s turn to receive some free music streaming.

August 01, 2014

BBM beta now available to Windows Phone

Better late than never. BlackBerry’s popular messaging service, the BBM, has officially arrived to Windows Phone users and is now available for download.

July 18, 2014

Microsoft to shift Nokia X products to Windows Phone

Looks like Microsoft has no long-term plans for its budget Android-running smartphones as it has revealed that it will shift select future Nokia X products to become Windows Phone-powered Lumias.

May 25, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 file manager coming this June

One of the promises coming to Windows Phone 8.1 update is a built-in file manager. Though, current users of WP8.1 do not see this feature on their Windows-powered smartphone. According to an admin reply via forum, this feature will be known as “Files.”

April 04, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1: Cortana, Action Center & More

Microsoft’s Windows Phone has already faced a lot of updates since its launch, most of it fast through Nokia. Now, a new update arrives and it is packing a lot of due changes. Check on our list of major changes in Microsoft’s latest software update down below; enter Windows Phone 8.1.

March 05, 2014

Facebook Messenger now on Windows Phone 8

Facebook’s very own messaging service, Facebook Messenger, finally finds its way into Windows Phone 8.

March 04, 2014

Microsoft to debut Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 update

In addition to a number of new features that the software giant is planning to include on the Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft is gearing to launch their very own personal assistant called Cortana and the folks over at The Verge got an early preview of Siri’s upcoming rival in action.

January 27, 2014

GTA San Andreas hits Windows Phone Store

After getting a month’s worth of head start, Android and iOS users are now joined by their WP-wielding friends as developer Rockstar Games brings Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to Windows Store.

November 26, 2013

Waze for Windows Phone now available

Waze, a Google-owned community-based traffic and navigation app, is now available for download on the Windows Phone Store.

November 21, 2013

Instagram for Windows Phone now available

You can now finally share your beautiful PureView shots through the popular photo-sharing app Instragram with its official Windows Phone 8 app.

November 13, 2013

Vine now out in Windows Phone Store

Nokia promised that Vine and Instagram will be out on the Windows Phone Store this November and we’re seeing the first one already available for free in their app store today.

August 07, 2013

Microsoft debuts Windows Phone App Studio Beta

The Windows Phone 8 platform has always been criticized for not having too many apps on its marketplace, or at least not all the popular apps are there. In any case, Microsoft is looking to address this through their free web-based developer tool dubbed as the Windows Phone App Studio.

July 11, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 now official: the 41MP Windows Phone

Over at New York, Nokia finally announces their next flagship phone – the Lumia 1020. The ultimate cameraphone reels in a 41 megapixel shooter with tons of hardware & software features, enough processing power with 2GB RAM and the playful & solid, yet familiar design from the Lumia series.

June 24, 2013

HTC One with Windows Phone in the works

For the next half of the year, it looks like HTC has a lot planned. They have the Butterfly S announced, and we are also expecting an HTC One Mini. But moreover that, it is reported that HTC has another One variant on the way – running Windows Phone OS.

June 17, 2013

Top 5 Most Affordable Windows Phone 8 Devices in PH

It’s the midway point of the year and if you’re planning to get one of those Live tile touting phones with your mid-year bonus, you should probably check out our list of the most affordable phones running Windows Phone 8 in the local market, and maybe we can help you in deciding which one to […]

June 06, 2013

Nokia Lumia EOS finally seen, the 41MP Windows Phone

It’s been rumored for so long now & we have no confirmations of its existence yet – but photos of the supposed Nokia EOS just made it to the internet. The EOS is reportedly packing a sensor similar to the 41MP Nokia PureView 808 (or even better), all housed into a slim Lumia design package […]

May 18, 2013

Windows Phone ranks 3rd, overtakes BlackBerry

Recent IDC report shows that Windows Phone is now the third-largest smartphone operating system in the world for the first quarter of 2013, overtaking BlackBerry for the first time.

March 28, 2013

Temple Run for Windows Phone 8 now available

Windows Phone 8 users who are fans of the Imangi Studios game Temple Run need not feel left out (sort of) as the game is now available for download at the Windows Phone Marketplace.

March 19, 2013

Windows Phone 8 and WP 7.8 support ends in 2014

Microsoft will be pulling the plug on its support for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 after the end of its 18 month lifecycle period in 2014.

February 28, 2013

Twitter updates it Windows Phone app

It’s been a long time coming, but Twitter has finally brought the Windows Phone version of their app at par with its other versions on different platform in terms of design and functionality.

February 17, 2013

Microsoft Windows Phone: The Best and Worst of

Mobile operating systems is probably one of the most sensitive topics in the industry. Insult one platform and you start a flame war. Let’s move on, shall we and go back to basics. In the present perspective, what does Windows Phone have to offer? What does it lack? Read on and join in the discussion.

January 31, 2013

Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out to Lumia 800

Update to Windows Phone 7.8 has started rolling out for the Nokia Lumia 800. The update introduced a WP8-like UI to the first-gen Nokia Lumia phones.

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