Microsoft Readying Its Answer to the iPhone 6’s iOS

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When we’ll see Microsoft announce a direct competitor to Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remains unclear, but the first release of Windows 10 for phones is drawing ever closer if a new app update for Windows Phone users is an accurate indicator of the company’s plans. Users who’ve already downloaded the app that’s […]

iPhone Alternatives Coming From Microsoft Very Soon

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New rumors indicate Microsoft Mobile, the company formed from the Devices and Services arm of Nokia that Microsoft purchased last year, could have a two new iPhone rivals running its Windows operating system. A report originating from WPDang, a Windows Phone focused website, indicates that Microsoft has plans to announced two new iPhone 6 alternatives […]

How to Back Up a Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system attempts to make life with a smartphone easier. Its Live Tiles make it easier to see what apps you should be paying attention to or what services you might want to update with a new status. Automatic picture and contact backup were built into the first version of Windows Phone […]

This Is How Windows Phones Could Get Smarter Than iPhone

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Windows Phone devices could get smart enough to silence themselves and adjust their own screen brightness depending on its surroundings. That’s if a feature now patented by Microsoft makes into Windows 10 Mobile or a future operating system update. News of what could be an upcoming Windows 10 Mobile feature spread after Microsoft was granted a […]

Don’t Buy a Windows Phone in January

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The Windows Phone operating system is getting more impressive by the day. Devices running Windows Phone are getting ridiculously cheap too. You might think that it’s a great time to buy a Windows Phone, but it’s not. In fact, it’s an absolutely terrible time to buy a Windows Phone. Microsoft Mobile is Phoning It In […]

Lumia 435 & Lumia 532 Deliver Unbelievable Price 

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It’s apparently Microsoft’s hope that users looking for big savings will skip over Apple’s pricey iPhone 6 and for its Lumia line of Windows Phones. Today, the company announced the Microsoft Lumia 435 and the Microsoft Lumia 532, two new Windows Phones that are astonishingly cheaper than the iPhone 6 while offering some key extras. […]

Windows 10 for Phones Preview Coming Very Soon

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Microsoft has plans to show off the next version of its Windows Phone operating system, Windows 10 for phones, at its event on January 21st. Allegedly, users could have it running on their own Windows Phones soon after. A new report from The Verge indicates Microsoft has plans to show off Windows 10 for phones […]

Lumia 1520 Review: Is it Still a Good Buy?

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At some point smartphone buyers decided that having a smartphone with a screen larger than the iPhone wasn’t enough. They wanted larger smartphones, with bigger and better looking displays. They wanted to watch video on the go, read books and see an entire webpage. For Windows Phones users in the United States, there’s only so […]

5 Best Apps to Quit Smoking

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You want to quit smoking, but it isn’t easy to do. You can leverage community support, motivation and proven techniques on your iPhone, Android and Windows Phone with the best apps to quit smoking, and motivational on demand help when you have a craving. Most of these quit smoking apps will help you work through […]

Video Includes Brief Look at Windows 10 for Phones

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A video recorded this past October provides a brief, but crucial glimpse at changes that could be coming to Windows Phones like the Lumia 830 when Windows 10 arrives for smartphones sometime next year. To be clear, this isn’t a new video from a recent appearance. Instead, the video is a recording of Windows lead […]

7 Casual Games for Windows Phones for the Holidays

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The holiday season is a time for giving and sharing. Maybe you’ve shared your thoughts on devices like the Lumia 1520 or the HTC One M8 with family who’ll get you one to celebrate the giving season. Maybe you’re planning to reward yourself for a year’s worth of hard work with a smartphone running Windows […]

Lumia Denim Update Confirmed for Lumia 822 and Lumia 928  

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Microsoft only began rolling out the Lumia Denim software update to users yesterday, but already carriers in the United States are making it available for users on their networks. Today, Microsoft and Verizon began rolling out Lumia Denim for the Lumia 822 and Lumia 928; they then confirmed a software upgrade for the Lumia Icon is finally on the way. Microsoft shared details […]

Windows Phone Lumia Denim Update Roll-out Beginning?

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It’s unclear whether Microsoft’s Lumia Denim update is rolling out worldwide, but its release is definitely getting closer. Shortly after reports indicated that Lumia Windows Phone users in China were getting Lumia Denim, Microsoft added a new YouTube video to its support pages guiding users through the new features included in the update. The Lumia […]

Key Windows Phone 10 Upgrade Detail Leaks

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When Microsoft launches Windows Phone 10 in 2015 it could introduce what’s being described as “exploding live tiles,” according to reports. Windows Central is reporting that Microsoft has plans to introduce a new feature to the Windows Phone Start Screen that will allow users to see options more quickly than they can day. As described, […]

With Minecraft, Windows Phone Lands Huge Gaming Win

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Today, Windows Phone users have cause for celebration. After months of speculation Microsoft’s mobile operating system finally has a version of Minecraft Pocket Edition to call its own. Microsoft revealed Minecraft Pocket Edition at its Blogging Windows outlet early this morning. The ridiculously popular game’s arrival on the platform means that owners of Samsung, Lumia […]

Should You Buy a Windows Phone over an iPhone in 2014?

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There are just three full weeks left in 2014 and they are some of the most important ever. It’s these three weeks that’ll define the winners and losers going into big industry events next year. How well the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system perform will determine what features get marketing priority in […]

New Sprint Windows Phone Confirmed

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Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, doesn’t have a lot to show for its supposed dedication to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system today. That being said, its subscribers will see at least one Sprint Windows Phone arrive in the near future. In a statement sent to WPCentral, Sprint representatives don’t just hint at future support Sprint […]

Sprint ATIV S Neo Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives

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The Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo is finally getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update that’s been rolling out on devices running Microsoft’s mobile operating system since earlier this year. Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo owners began getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update this morning, shortly after Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, updated its website to […]

10 Best Winter Apps to Survive and Thrive

Here are the apps you need to survive and thrive in Winter.

These are the winter apps you need to survive the cold and snow in 2014 and early 2015. We’ll outline the best weather apps to keep you informed about extreme weather, but also our favorite apps that get extra use when the snow starts to fall, the evening light disappears at 6 PM and it’s […]

HTC One M8 for Windows Gets Big Price Cut

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The T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows hasn’t been on store shelves for very long, but that isn’t stopping the United States’ fourth-largest wireless carrier from slashing its price by a pretty large amount. At least for a while, users have been able to pick up the HTC One M8 for Windows at T-Mobile for […]