Most Windows Phone users know about the ongoing debate between the various mapping services available for their platform -- Microsoft Bing, Nokia HERE, and Google Maps; all three are excellent services, and now Here.... keep reading
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We're full speed ahead on the road to Windows 9, with several new tidbits of information and leaked videos showcasing build 9834 recently hitting the web. Now, we are learning that Storage Sense and WiFi Sense are two new features that ha... keep reading
This week has been quite interesting in terms of Windows 9 (codename Threshold) news. The recent leak of a number of new screenshots from build 9834 of Windows 9 confirms a number of claims which WinBeta as well as a number of other peopl... keep reading
My Go, a UK-based company that offers a range of ultra-affordable tablets, netbooks and e-readers, is set to launch their very own Windows Phone device. Uncovered today, it appears that My Go is getting its feet wet in the smartphone busi... keep reading
The Windows Phone Store is home to over 300,000 Windows Phone apps, with new apps coming in on a weekly basis. Let's take a look at the Windows Phone Store and see which apps are at the top of the charts when it comes to the free, paid, a... keep reading
This week has been quite interesting in the world of Microsoft. We've covered a lot over the past week and chances are you most likely missed an important piece of news. Let's take a look back at the past seven days in a feature we call "... keep reading
In response to the news of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 being in low supply in some markets, my colleague Alan brings up a great point: without sales numbers there really is no way to judge the demand/supply of the Surface Pro 3. And in driv... keep reading
Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it's latest tablet, the Surface Pro 3, was in short supply. That sounds great for the company, and it's meant to. "Sold out" means little in todays technology product world. What was the last Apple prod... keep reading
The latest Windows 9 build leak shows the much-anticipated notification center in action. The notification system that Windows 8/8.1 currently uses shows the notifications on the top right, but if you miss it, you are left wondering what... keep reading
This last Tuesday Microsoft released an update, KB2889866, for OneDrive aimed at fixing a bug for OneDrive for Business. However, Microsoft has pulled the update and offered this explanation:
We are investigating an issue that is... keep reading
The massively popular reading app, Flipboard, is all set for its arrival on Microsoft’s mobile operating system. It has been listed on the Windows Phone Store, although, you can’t install it just yet. We believe it is just a matter of tim... keep reading
We’ve heard that Microsoft was interested in acquiring Minecraft creator Mojang AB for a sum of around $2 billion. We’re now hearing that the deal is worth more than that original sum and is set to happen very soon. As soon as this coming... keep reading
TrekStor, the popular German manufacturer best known for its portable storage products and audio devices, is now foraying into the smartphone segment. At the IFA event, the company unveiled an affordable Windows Phone handset.
The... keep reading
It’s true that the Windows Phone Store used to have fewer apps. But then, wasn’t this true for every operating system at some point? Over the years, Microsoft’s mobile operating system has welcomed tens of thousands of apps. Yet, many peo... keep reading
For those of you who live near Woodland Hills, California, Microsoft is set to open a brand new Microsoft Store at the Westfield Topanga... keep reading
For those of you in Texas, Microsoft is set to open up two brand new Microsoft Store locations. The two new store locations are in Friendswood at the Baybrook Mall and in Dallas at NorthPark Center.
Microsoft will open its doors a... keep reading
The Surface Pro 3 has seen incredible demand in the few weeks that it has launched in the 25 markets outside of the US. However, there has led to some limitations on availability.
Some retailers in Australia have run out complete... keep reading
Gartner is a technology research firm and one of their evaluation techniques are "Magic Quadrants." In a study evaluating Enterprise Social Software, they named Microsoft as a 'Leader.' You can see their quadrant for this study below.... keep reading
Microsoft enabled Windows Phone developers to respond to app reviews in April. Since then, developers have been using the tool to reach out to their users and improve their apps. In addition to better apps, users get... keep reading
A new video, coming from WinFuture.de has shown off the new virtual desktop feature coming in Windows 9 (Threshold). The video comes from build 9834, which is a very early pre-release build of the Windows Technical Preview coming later th... keep reading
Microsoft launched Xbox One in Japan earlier this month, and yet again, it has mostly failed to lure Japanese gamers into buying its gaming console. In the four days since the Xbox One became available in the country, only 23,562 units we... keep reading
Earlier this year, it was reported that Sprint HTC 8XT will get the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update by the end of summer -- surprisingly, it has ended, but there's no word of the update until now. Recently, an anxious user pinged HTC on T... keep reading
Microsoft has announced that it will offer three new Xbox 360 bundles during the holiday season later this year, featuring some top quality games, alongside a free Xbox Live Gold membership for a month, for as low as $249. Xbox 360 may be... keep reading
Earlier this year Microsoft announced Skype TX, a professional-grade version of the app developed for the business and media industry. Among several features, Skype TX was said to deliver high quality audio and video around the world. Tod... keep reading
Rockstar have today announced that Grand Theft Auto 5, the game makers latest installment to the 'GTA' franchise will be arriving on Xbox One (and PS4) this November 18. Better yet, the port will include a few new features exclusive to ne... keep reading
Not too long ago, Re-logic mentioned on their Facebook page that Terraria would launch in the Windows Phone platform on Friday. They kept their promise, and the game is now available in the store, with support for devices with 512MB of RA... keep reading
Windows Phone is slowly gaining popularity with more developers shifting their focus to the Microsoft's operating system lately. Recently, another multiplayer combat game, Company of Tanks, made its way to the Windows Phone store.... keep reading
Telltale Games, the company behind the fantastic game series 'The Walking Dead' and 'The Wolf Among Us' has announced that both games, including both Seasons 1 and 2 of The Walking Dead will be coming to Xbox One, PS4 and other retrospect... keep reading
Microsoft’s recent $100 cut on Xbox One has bolstered the gaming console’s sales, but it still couldn't manage to outpace rival’s PlayStation 4 numbers, according to the latest data from NPD.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 has remained as t... keep reading
Those of you that are Outlook.com users probably know that Microsoft hasn't really changed the UI since it launched. There have been some changes, like integration of Skype, new filters system that have happened, but nothing significant t... keep reading
These last few months has seen some exciting progress for Windows Phone when it comes to OEMs. There have been 14 new OEMs with more than 22 devices announced! Part of this success stems from Microsoft's collaboration on Qualcomm's Refere... keep reading
For those of you who use the Video app on Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone, you will be happy to know that an update is waiting for you in the Windows Store. Both updates improve the app's experience, and we recommend you download these updat... keep reading
Looking for a fun new puzzle game for your Windows 8.1 device? Check out Dr. Jolt, a popular game that has been available on Android and iOS. Dr. Jolt is a simple and fun app that is sure to provide you with hours of entertainment.... keep reading
Windows Phone powered Lumia devices are fantastic, primarily because of their camera and video recording quality. Let's say you record a video or take several shots of your kid's volleyball game and you want to share it with friends or co... keep reading
A new video has leaked onto the web today demonstrating how the new Start Menu in Windows Threshold works on the desktop. The video comes from build 9834, which screenshots had leaked from earlier in the day. It appears in this build it i... keep reading
Do you like Chrome or want to try it out, but don't want to tie your browser to a Google account? Well, now you can finally install (free) apps and extensions without a Google account.
Paid apps and extensions will, obvio... keep reading
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