Not too long ago, Xolo announced its budget-friendly Win Q900S smartphone powered by the Windows Phone 8.1 OS. The handset received a warm welcome from the customers and was sold out in a matter of days. Some of those people who pre-order... keep reading
Microsoft is reportedly planning the next iteration of the Surface tablet. The company is expected to launch a 10.6-inch version of the Surface this October. The production of the components will begin next month (August), and volume production wi... keep reading
Starting today, the Chinese online retailer JD.com will begin accepting pre-orders of Microsoft’s Xbox One game console in China. The pre-orders will last until July 30th (Wednesday), and is exclusively available through JD. While, we are... keep reading
Microsoft has uploaded a new video to its YouTube page, showcasing Windows Phone 8.1's greatest feature -- Cortana. But its not just any video about Cortana. In fact, the video pits Cortana against Apple's Siri.
"Say hello to Cort... keep reading
Never Future is an action RPG game for Windows Phone that shows you just what happens when irrational thinking affects the world. Humanity polluted the world so badly that trash itself has become a living threat. As the hero, you must def... keep reading
If you are looking for a cool new minimalist game for Windows 8.1, check out Hyper Cell. The game play is very simple, move your character forward and avoid obstacles.
"Get ready for the ride of your life. Hyper Cell is a minimal... keep reading
Do you own a 41MP Lumia 1020? Then you have likely heard about this must-have accessory for your Windows Phone powered camera phone. The Nokia Camera Grip and Extra Battery, which offers more juice and makes it easier to take shots, is no... keep reading
During E3 this year, Microsoft unveiled Halo The Master Chief Collection, exclusively for the Xbox One console. Halo 5 is also on the cards, but first of all there is Halo The Master Chief Collection to look forward to. Scheduled for rele... keep reading
Picture this. It is a beautiful, sunny weekend morning and you have your brand new Surface Pro 3 (or any other Windows 8.1 device) on your lap as you sit or lay comfortably. The crisp and cool morning breeze is inspiring you to write a st... keep reading
Behold, the all new Lumia 630 Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone, touted as a high performance device with an amazing price tag (single-SIM for roughly $159). We recently received this device and we are one week into our review. In this post, I... 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 recap the week in our weekly "In case you missed it" post.... keep reading
Microsoft's Windows Phone Store is home to thousands of 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,... keep reading
Microsoft has finally RTM'd Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 (or Update 1) internally which means a release for developers is imminent. According to The Verge, Microsoft could push out the update for those using the Preview for Developers... keep reading
A new patent filing, discovered by WinBeta today, details Microsoft's plan to offer price differentiation for in-app purchases (IAP) depending on the market.
In the patent filing, Microsoft provides an example with Apple, stating... keep reading
It appears Microsoft is ready to ship Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, as references to the update have been found in official documentation for OEM's from Microsoft. We've recently talked about a number of updates coming in GDR1, including a new... keep reading
We're beginning to see some good apps appear in the Windows Store for both Windows 8.1 and Windows RT. In fact, as of July 26th, there are a total of 170,390 apps in the Windows Store. As more apps appear, it becomes increasingly difficul... keep reading
Gameloft's latest game for Windows 8.1 lets you join players worldwide in a quest to rid the world of dragons. Dungeon Gems, which just made its debut to the Windows Store, is also available on Windows Phone.
The game is a thrilli... keep reading
Google rolled out suggested edits a few weeks ago for its popular Docs online (and offline) office suite. The update provided a way to make edits to a document, but also gave the owner of said document a way to accept or reject those chan... keep reading
Rejoice our Indian readers! The gorgeous 6-inch Lumia 1520 smartphone is ready to grab the Lumia Cyan update. Microsoft started the rollout of Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan updates earlier this month. The said updates are already avail... keep reading
Fruits and vegetables are touted as important for our everyday health. But did you know they can also be used to power the latest Windows Phone 8.1 powered Lumia 930?
"In the past, we’ve attempted to charge a Lumia 1020 with the p... keep reading
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India’s foremost investigating police agency, has arrested a man for stealing product keys of various Microsoft products and selling them online. The convict has been identified as "D. Prabhu."... keep reading
Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event with athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations, competing in 17 different sports. The games commenced in 1930 and are held every four years. The 2014 Commonwealth games kicked off... keep reading
We've been teased and promised that the Live Lock screen app for Windows Phone would soon be available. The wait is now over, and you can finally download the highly-anticipated app.
"Want to truly personalize your lock screen? Li... keep reading
BBM has seen its fair share of success after it was released for Android and iOS last year -- going cross-platform may be the best decision the Canadian company has made in a long time. As always, Windows Phone was ignored last year when... keep reading
Update: Nokia Canada has pulled the tweet. Looks like this update isn't rolling out just yet and Nokia Canada simply jumped the gun this time.
Time to rejoice for all you Lumia 1020 owners residing on Canadian shores. The Lumia Cy... keep reading
The long awaited Xbox One will finally be released in China, in September of this year. One of the most important question is how much the Xbox One will cost once it launches. Last month, a Chinese online electronics site posted a picture... keep reading
Modern libraries are becoming centers of interactive and multimedia experiences. A $50 million state of the art Liberty University library in Lynchburg, Virginia, opened to its students in January 2014. To provide interaction, the univers... keep reading
For months we have been hearing about VLC media player’s arrival on Windows Phone. However, for some reason, the massively popular player hasn't yet made its way to the Windows Phone Store.
Earlier this month, we heard another rum... keep reading
Over the past year, Microsoft has partnered with several new hardware partners for Windows Phone. While some of them, including Micromax, Xolo, Prestigio, and Blu, have showcased or even launched their Windows Phone-powered handsets, ther... keep reading
Gameloft, the popular French mobile video game developer and publisher, is now teasing a new game for Windows called Ice Age Adventures. The game is based off the popular movie Ice Age, and joins Gameloft's library of fantastic games for... keep reading
Gameloft, a popular French mobile video game developer and publisher, recently revealed that the highly-anticipated Modern Combat 5 Blackout game would arrive for both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8. The game was made available for Windo... keep reading
Microsoft’s gaming console, Xbox One, will arrive in China -- among several other nations including Japan and India -- this September. China Telecom -- which is China’s third largest telecommunications company will start selling the conso... keep reading
Yammer co-founder David Sacks is leaving Microsoft. On Wednesday, Sacks tweeted a thank you and goodbye to his former bosses. The software giant acquired Yammer -- enterprise social networking and chat tool-- for $1.2 billion in 2012.
As f... keep reading
Let's face it, working in an IT or software development environment can be stale and boring at times. We've all been there. Sometimes it helps to be creative. In Microsoft's case, sometimes creativity leads to parody videos. In this case,... keep reading
Microsoft recently halted the Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers due to a bug which caused some handsets encrypted with Bitlocker to crash when installing an update. This halt has not only postponed the next preview update, but it h... keep reading
Bungie has revealed that the highly anticipated game Destiny is now available in Beta for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In fact, the Beta program is now available to all Xbox Live members and no longer restricted to those who pre-ordered the... keep reading
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