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Feb 19th, 2018, by in Latest news

Starting tomorrow, February 20, Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 smartphones will become dumb phones and no longer receive push notifications or Live Tile updates.

Dec 1st, 2017, by in Latest news

The upcoming version 2.2 of Windows Phone Internals will have all the tools necessary for unlocking the bootloader on all modern Lumia phones.

Jun 21st, 2017, by in Latest news

The Facebook-owned messaging app announced that it will stop supporting Windows Phone 8.0 after December 31, 2017.

Mar 30th, 2017, by in Latest news

The social networking website is now blocking the use of Messenger from Windows Phone 8.x.

Mar 26th, 2017, by in Latest news

Facebook has announced that it is ending support for Facebook and Messenger on older Windows Phone and Windows devices.

Mar 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft Translator will soon be deprecated on older Windows platforms including Windows 8, Windows Phone 7.1 and Windows Phone 8.

Oct 20th, 2016, by in Latest news

We spotted that the Skype app seems to have disappeared from the Windows Store on our Windows Phone 8.1 phones, though you can still install it from the web store listing.

Aug 12th, 2016, by in Latest news

The Skype team is back at it kicking up more dust by announcing the bitter details regarding the end of support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 handsets as well as anyone who is still rocking an RT device.

Jun 15th, 2016, by in Latest news

A new Bing rewards offer is bringing you 30% off Windows Store gift cards.

Apr 18th, 2016, by in Latest news

A representative confirmed that the company has no plans to build a Windows Phone app or entertain the idea of a Universal Windows 10 app.

Mar 4th, 2016, by in Videos

For reasons unknown to science, Microsoft removed QR code reading natively from Windows 10 Mobile. In this dissection, we discuss some options to get this functionality back.

Sep 18th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft is set to unveil Windows 10 Mobile in a matter of weeks, however, very few Windows Phone will see the new operating system. The reality is that current Windows Phones will still be rocking Windows Phone 8.1 probably for the remainder of the year. With that being said, it’s nice to see some developers still […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Late last night, Microsoft announced the Universal Foldable Keyboard, which connects to mobile devices via Bluetooth. Microsoft mentioned that this new compact keyboard would work on Windows Phone as well, which confused us a bit since Windows Phone has yet to receive support for Bluetooth keyboards. Turns out, Microsoft may be releasing another update to […]

Feb 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Back in 2014, we reported that Windows Phone 8.1 would likely see two GDR updates during the year. One update (GDR1) was slated to be released around June and was expected to feature bug fixes. The second update (GDR2) was expected around October. Microsoft released GDR1, also known as Windows Phone 8.1.1, last year. However, Microsoft has yet […]

Jan 13th, 2015, by in Latest news

Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 have had a year of ups and downs with regards to sales and public perceptions; however there is one area in which significant success has been achieved, the app stores. This is particularly the case for Windows Phone, which experienced uninhibited growth throughout 2014, accruing over 300,000 apps and bringing […]

Nov 28th, 2014, by in Latest news

It’s Black Friday, and this means you get to buy a wide range of products at amazing discounts. If you’re residing in the UK, Carphone Warehouse is offering a flash sale on a number of flagship devices, including a number of Windows Phone handsets. The sale is valid from today until Tuesday so you need […]

Nov 21st, 2014, by in Latest news

Wunderlist is one of the best task management tools with dedicated apps for all major platforms. The service also has its own apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices, allowing users to create to-dos and manage their tasks where ever they are. It syncs with your Wunderlist account so you can access your […]

Sep 20th, 2014, by in Latest news

Depending on the part of the world you live in, the word “football” can mean different games, though most of the world thinks of it as what the US calls soccer. Either way, it’s a fun and exciting sport, that is wildly popular. Now a new game has arrived for fans on both the Windows […]

Jul 25th, 2014, by in Latest news

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 Cyan update is rolling out in the region. The handset tied to both Rogers and Telus […]

Jul 3rd, 2014, by in Latest news

I’m a fan of first-person shooter games, and if you are too, it’s time for you to take a look at Blitz Brigade. It’s a Gameloft title which is already available on iOS and Android, and has received its fair share of success. Blitz Brigade is a multiplayer game where you team up with players from across […]

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