Simple Windows 10 for Phones Feature Could Be Its Greatest  

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In addition to making smartphones running its Windows Phone operating system the best Windows companions they can be, it appears Microsoft may have a new strategy for toppling iPhone and Android and its directly related to its Xbox One console. A new look at the People app coming to Windows 10 for Phones includes a […]

15 Lumia 930 & Windows Phone 8.1 Tips

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system didn’t exactly help smartphones made by other companies topple Apple’s iPhone dynasty. That being said, phones running the operating system are finally competitive with the iPhone in terms of features and extras – something that wasn’t easily said about it before the Windows Phone 8.1 update. Windows Phone 8.1 added […]

10 Windows Phone Apps for an iPhone Experience

Apple iPhone 5s vs. Nokia Lumia 925 What To Buy (3)

Over the past two years, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system has become the only logical choice for anyone dead-set on not picking up an Apple iPhone and anyone who needs something easier to use and more stable than the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. Some would say that Windows Phone has been a […]

The Best iPhone Alternatives Running Windows Phone – April

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Windows Phone, the software that Microsoft users to power its own iPhone alternatives and the iPhone alternatives of others, is in the middle of a transition. At some point later this year Microsoft has plans to finally reveal a new flagship that many hope will give high-end Android phones and the iPhone 6 the competition […]

Halo: Spartan Strike Tips & Tricks for iPhone & Windows

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In delivering Halo: Spartan Strike, Microsoft is seeking to prove just how serious it is about mobile gaming. Announced last fall and released late last week, Halo: Spartan Strike is Microsoft’s second top-down third-person shooter in the Halo franchise. It’s made specifically for desktops and mobile devices. Halo: Spartan Strike follows in the footsteps of […]

Huge Windows 10 for Phones Update Shocks & Amazes

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system for notebooks, desktops and large tablets has gotten most of the attention lately, but it’s a separate operating system that’s giving users new reasons to get exciting for the coming operating system today. This morning Microsoft released Windows 10 10051, but unlike the other recent previews made available, this one […]

Microsoft’s Secret Weapon Could Be Android Apps

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Today, new rumors of how Microsoft plans to topple iPhone and Android are surfacing. Ironically, the rumors aren’t of some new secret plan, but more details about something that has been allegedly, under consideration at Microsoft for a long time: getting Android apps into its Windows Store. A new report from Neowin, an enthusiast website […]

Xbox Music Now Gives You Something Spotify Doesn’t

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As it promised it would, Microsoft just turned its Xbox Music service into another credible Spotify alternative. Moments ago the company turned on OneDrive integration for its music subscription service. The change means that anyone can upload their unprotected MP3s to Microsoft’s storage service and stream through a web browser or a compatible Xbox Music […]

Cortana Coming to iPhone & Android Could Change Everything

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Cortana, the personal assistant built into Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, is coming to Apple’s iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system, according to a new report. If it happens, it could change the smartphone landscape forever. In the report, Reuters doesn’t mince any words about the future of Microsoft’s personal assistant. According to […]

Dungeon Hunter 5 Review 

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For a longtime, the truly in-depth mobile video game has alluded us. We want our dungeons, custom armor and big end-of-level battles on video game consoles. On smartphones and tablets we want something small and bite-size that feels of quality and has some depth. For the mobile video game developer, it’s a tough balancing act […]

T-Mobile Lumia 925 & AT&T Lumia 1520 Get Lumia Denim

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More and more users are getting an improved camera experience and the ability to trigger the Cortana personal assistant without touching their phone this week. The update that contains both features, referred to as Lumia Denim, has arrived for owners of the T-Mobile Lumia 925 and the AT&T Lumia 1520. The AT&T Lumia 1520 became […]

How to Change the Background on a Windows Phone

The Lumia 830 already has Lumia Denim on-board.

Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system is probably unlike anything you’ve used first hand. Windows Phone has some flexibility in the same way that Google’s Android operating system does. That being said, it’s tightly designed with specific use cases in mind. It’s meant to be an easy operating system to pick up, but some of Microsoft’s […]

Verizon Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives

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Microsoft’s only self-made high-end Windows Phone is finally getting the software it needs to make it an iPhone alternative. After testing it for months, Verizon is finally rolling out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 update to those who’ve already picked up the device. Microsoft announced Verizon was releasing the Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8.1 […]

New Microsoft-Made iPhone Rival Reveal Date Set?

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Microsoft may have finally just confirmed when we’ll see a new iPhone rival from its Microsoft Mobile subsidiary running the Windows Phone operating system. This afternoon Microsoft sent out invitations for a press event at Mobile World Congress 2015, a European trade show where it’s made big Windows Phone announcements in the past. Cnet reports […]

Windows 10 for Phones Details Could Disappoint

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Owners of smartphones running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system still don’t have a Windows 10 for Phones Preview to test on their own, but company representatives are revealing more details ahead of the upgrade’s anticipated arrival. Over the weekend Microsoft revealed that the Windows 10 for Phones will come to devices with 512MB with one […]

How to Use T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling on Windows Phone 

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Being a T-Mobile user these days is almost universally considered to be the smart thing to do. After AT&T failed to buy the company, its executives needed a different direction to move in. They decided on aggressively going after people who always want to upgrade to the iPhone when its available and money-savvy bargain hunters […]

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

Apple iPhone 5s vs. Nokia Lumia 925 What To Buy (16)

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 […]