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 […]

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 […]

How to Change the Background on a Windows Phone

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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 […]

Office Lens Adds One More Reason to Buy a Windows Phone

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With Microsoft currently hard at work on Windows 10 for phones, Windows Phone 8.1 needs all the apps and services it can get to lure users away from rivals like the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system. That’s where Office Lens comes in, a recent update has finally given it everything it needs […]

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 […]

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 […]

MSN Windows Phone Exclusives Arrive for iPhone and Android

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Owners of Apple’s iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system can now download some of the best exclusive apps they previously would have had to purchase a Windows Phone to get. Earlier this morning Microsoft revealed cross-platform versions of its MSN experience apps. The new MSN apps appeared in the Google Play Store and […]

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 […]

AT&T Black Friday 2014 Deals Knock Lumia 635 to $39.99

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Apple’s ever-popular iPhone smartphones aren’t in danger of being overran by Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system any time soon, that’s not because of a lack of deals though. Black Friday 2014 deals for the AT&T Lumia 635 smartphone are coming in pretty fast. The first is a classic Black Friday 2014 deal in every sense. […]

Windows 10 Is Coming to Battle the iPhone 6 Too

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Shortly after announcing its new Windows 10 operating system at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft dropped another bombshell on users. As it turns out, there won’t be a Windows Phone 9 operating system to compete directly with the iPhone 6 and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system. Instead, Windows 10 will take on that […]

iPhone 6 vs HTC One M8 for Windows: What Buyers Need to Know

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Apple’s stunned smartphone buyers around the world earlier this year when it revealed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Here was this new iPhone that offered all the same features from past iPhones – the TouchID finger print reader, a bigger display and better operating system and support for NFC payments – all while […]

T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows Release Confirmed

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As rumors suggested earlier this week, there is indeed a T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows coming at some point in the near future. America’s fourth-largest mobile carrier confirmed there was a T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows Phone on the way today, adding a new coming soon page to its website. The announcement comes […]

Will Microsoft Use Windows Phone to Kill the iPad?

Windows Phones Have Features the iPhone 5s Just Doesn’t (3)

Microsoft’s mantra has been that Surface and Windows 8 RT are its iPad alternative, but new details about a recent software release are making things more interesting. According to details shared with hardware makers by Microsoft, the company’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system could act as a much-needed operating system to device makers trying to create iPad alternatives. […]

5 Best Phones [August, 2014]

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Those of you in the market for a new phone in the month of August are going to encounter a mind boggling number of options. From the iPhone to Samsung’s Galaxy series to Microsoft’s Lumia line, the smartphone market is chock full of options. While the decision will come easy for some people, others are […]

Rumors Heat Up for HTC One W8 In August

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New rumors are pegging the launch of a revamped edition of the HTC One for late in August. Instead of coming in different colors or including an exclusive subscription service, this HTC One will be special in another way: It’ll run Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. Engadget was the first to reveal information in this […]

Windows Phone FitBit is Here

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Smartphone buyers looking to stay healthy with the help of fitness bands and activity trackers finally have a new platform to choose from. Today, Windows Phone FitBit became the first fitness tracker app to be available on Microsoft’s Android and iPhone alternative. The Verge revealed that Windows Phone FitBit had arrived in a post earlier […]