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10 Dec 2018
[Updated: It's fixed] The Windows Store is currently having issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1 - OnMSFT
11 Dec 2018
The Windows Store is apparently having some issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1, with users being unable to download apps or ...
What it's like to keep clinging onto Windows Mobile's sunken ship - Windows Central
26 Nov 2018
I've been using Windows phones for 12 years, and the Lumia 950 XL is still my daily driver. Here's why.
December 2018 cumulative update is now available for Windows 10 Mobile - WindowsLatest
11 Dec 2018
Microsoft is still providing required updates to the Windows 10 Mobile OS platform but the company is no longer developing new features for the OS.
Microsoft Weekly: More patches, some hardware, and a subscription for everything - Neowin
16 Dec 2018
To nobody's surprise, another week has gone by and thus has brought with it a slew of preview news and various different updates. The latter is due to the arrival ...
Visible is offering a $50 Amazon card if you sign your iPhone up for service - PocketNow
16 Dec 2018
Verizon's testing a new take on cell *service* which cuts down on resources to deliver affordable connectivity. Why not make it more affordable for Christmas?
The Huawei P30 could bring up to 5 cameras and a punch-hole display - PocketNow
13 Dec 2018
We get the first images of what's supposed to be the new Huawei P30 and P30 Pro devices that will come next year.
Official Facebook app stops working on Windows Phone 8.1 - OnMSFT
15 Jun 2018
The Facebook app for Windows Phone 8.1 (which is different from the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile app) appears to be no longer working as of today, ...
Microsoft takes another whack at killing off Windows Phone 8.x - The Register
21 Aug 2018
Microsoft gave the still-twitching corpse of Windows Phone another kick yesterday as it confirmed plans to stop app updates from July 2019. The former mobile ...
Download Xender for PC Windows 10/7/8/8.1: Simplest Method - TheLeaker
16 Dec 2018
Wondering how to download Xender for PC and install it on Windows 10/7/8 or 8.1 computer? Here's the simplest method to use Xender on PC.
Microsoft breaks the Windows Phone 8.1 Store a year early - MSPoweruser
01 Oct 2018
Three months ago Microsoft announced the formal date when the Windows Phone 8.1 store will finally stop functioning. At the time Microsoft said: July 1st, 2019 ...
Nokia 8.1 Camera Review: HMD Global finally gets the camera right - BGR India
10 Dec 2018
The Nokia 8.1 comes with dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics. Here's a look at how the cameras perform under different lighting conditions. - Nokia 8.1 Camera ...
Twitter's Windows Phone and UWP apps will stop working on June 1 - Neowin
01 May 2018
Twitter today announced that its PWA is available. Unfortunately, that came with the news that if you don't have a device that supports it, your app won't work ...
Facebook’s apps for Windows Phone 8.1 users stop working - MSPoweruser
14 Jun 2018
We reported earlier this month that Twitter was no longer functioning on Windows Phone 8.1 devices, and it seems the same issue has spread to Facebook.
Telstra makes 5G boasts with HTC, Ericsson, ZTE, Netgear and Qualcomm - PocketNow
05 Dec 2018
Ericsson helped with a 5G video call, HTC has a hub, Netgear has another hub and ZTE has a test phone. All of it's powered by Qualcomm.
Windows Phone 8.1 users are having trouble downloading apps from the Store [Update] - Neowin
04 Mar 2018
People still using Windows Phone 8.1 devices are having trouble with the Store - and no, it isn't related to the dearth of apps. They are being hit with error ...
Facebook no longer works on Windows Phone 8.1! - WinCentral
13 Jun 2018
Facebook has stopped working on Windows Phone 8.1. A Reddit user found out that the app is not working on his Windows Phone 8.1. After searching the ...
Twitter’s mobile and web apps stop functioning completely for Windows Phone 8.1 users - MSPoweruser
09 Jun 2018
Having trouble using the Twitter app for Windows Phone 8.1? It's not you, it's them. Earlier this year, Twitter announced that it would be stopping support for its ...
I miss Windows Phone - The Verge
07 Apr 2018
I miss Windows Phone The Verge
I first gave up on Windows Phone back in December 2014. Microsoft's mobile platform was being left behind, and I was tired of not getting access to the apps ...
Windows Phone, Which Was Already Dead, Gets Another Stake Through Its Corpse - Gizmodo
19 Feb 2018
In October, Microsoft admitted that its Windows Phone line was pretty much totally dead after failing to attract app developers and its market share plummeted ...
That amazing Microsoft software quality, part 97: Windows Phone update kills Outlook, Calendar - The Register
09 Nov 2018
Microsoft has thrown gasoline on its quality-assurance dumpster fire by disabling the Mail and Calendar apps on some of its Lumia Windows 10 Phone devices.
Windows Phone dies today - The Verge
11 Jul 2017
Windows Phone dies today The Verge
Microsoft is killing off Windows Phone 8.1 support today, more than three years after the company first introduced the update. The end of support marks an end to ...
FYI: Here's how to be sure you're on the most recent Windows phone update - Neowin
24 Mar 2018
Whether you are rocking a Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile device, Microsoft is actually still pushing cumulative updates to them once in a while, ...
Twitter client is no longer working on Windows Phone 8.1 - Phone Arena
09 Jun 2018
We hate to deliver bad news, but if you're still rocking a Windows Phone 8.1 handset in 2018, you have just lost the ability to use the Twitter mobile app.
Believe it or not, Windows Phone is BACK from the dead - Express
27 Feb 2018
WINDOWS PHONE is back from the dead, at least according to the latest listings on the Microsoft Store.
Wileyfox’s Windows Phone is back in stock and being manufactured again - WindowsLatest
19 Sep 2018
A report published earlier this month revealed that Wileyfox is discontinuing the sale of its Windows Phone but today the company reached out to us to confirm ...
WhatsApp for Windows Phone is getting the new groups call feature - WindowsLatest
31 Aug 2018
Facebook-owned WhatsApp today released a new update for its app on Windows Phone. The new version of WhatsApp comes with the much-awaited Group ...
Microsoft and mobile: Can it stop shooting itself in the foot? - Android Authority
27 Jun 2018
Microsoft and mobile: Can it stop shooting itself in the foot? Android Authority
Microsoft has wasted opportunity after opportunity in the mobile space and it only has itself to blame, Hadlee Simons writes.
The rise and fall of the Windows Phone - THE WEEK
27 Apr 2018
We take a look at the riveting journey of Microsoft's Windows Phone OS. Microsoft. operating software. Windows Phone. Nokia. Lumia. smartphones. market.
Telegram app updates on Windows phone with loads of changes - OnMSFT
03 Jul 2018
The official Telegram Messenger app has updated on Windows phones running Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, and Windows 10 Mobile. This app ...
WhatsApp no longer supports BlackBerry and Windows Phone - CNET
02 Jan 2018
You'll need to upgrade if you want to keep using the messaging platform.
How to fix Windows Phone Store error code 80070020 - WindowsLatest
06 Mar 2018
How to fix Windows Phone Store error code 80070020 WindowsLatest
Roses are red, violets are blue, and Windows Phone is still alive and kicking, at least for some users. Today, thousands of users with Windows Phone 8.1 ...
Windows Phone 8.1 is dead - The Next Web
12 Jul 2017
Windows Phone 8.1 is dead The Next Web
Microsoft is officially ending support for its aged mobile OS, Windows Phone 8.1, which means that users will no longer receive updates. It also marks the end of ...
Getting errors while updating Windows Phone 8? Here's how to fix them - Windows Report
10 Sep 2018
You can get lots of errors when updating your WIndows 8 mobile phone. Check this awesome guide and see how you can fix different error codes while ...
Microsoft Advising Developers to Port Windows 8/8.1 Apps to Windows 10 - eWeek
27 Aug 2018
Microsoft is advising application developers that it will no longer accept new applications for Windows Phone 8 or 8.1 after Oct. 31 and suggesting that the best ...
The old Lumia 920 can run also full Windows RT 8.1 desktop OS - WindowsLatest
23 Sep 2018
Just a couple of months after booting Windows RT and full Windows 10 on phones like Lumia 830 and 950, the developers have now managed to port the ...
Windows 10 users can now try Microsoft’s Your Phone app to mirror phone content to a PC - The Verge
14 Aug 2018
Microsoft's new Your Phone app is now available for all Windows 10 users so you can mirror *content* from an Android phone to a PC.
Even Microsoft's lost interest in Windows Phone: Skype and Yammer apps killed - The Register
24 Apr 2018
Microsoft's given users of its collaboration apps on Windows Phone under a month's warning of their demise. A support note from late last week advises that ...
Microsoft is ready for a world beyond Windows - The Verge
30 Mar 2018
Microsoft's latest company reorganization splits Windows into different pieces as the future of the software maker is all about cloud and AI.
Why Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is my favorite phone since the days of Lumia - Windows Central
02 Nov 2018
The ink-tastic Galaxy Note 9 is the most exciting phone I've used since the glory days of Lumia. But who will be first to bring folding, ink-supporting tablets to ...
How Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia killed the Windows Phone - AndroidPIT
10 Sep 2018
Five years is a long time, especially in the fast-paced world of technology. Exactly five years ago, Microsoft bought Nokia's mobile division - and spectacularly ...
PSA: Support for WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 is ending on December 31 - Neowin
27 Dec 2017
WhatsApp previously announced that it will not support BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone 8 and older from December 31. Users will be able to use the app, ...
Over 70% of Windows phones still in use are running WP 8.1, says latest AdDuplex report - OnMSFT
26 Oct 2017
AdDuplex released its latest report for October 2017 for Windows Devices. The AdDuplex interactive page shows a variety of OS information on different ...
Edge, Azure and Windows Phone receives a Telegram. Yup, it's the week at Microsoft - The Register
06 Aug 2018
There was more to Microsoft last week than the launch of a little brother for the Surface Pro. Here are some of the stories you may have missed amid the ...
WhatsApp recieves an update on Windows Phone, brings new features - WinCentral
31 Aug 2018
WhatsApp on Windows Phone is updated which brings new features and changes. It is worth noting that WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 has long been pulled ...
Windows 10 version 1703 and Windows 10 Mobile version 1607 support ends today - Neowin
09 Oct 2018
Today is the day that all support ends for the Windows 10 Creators Update, also known as version 1703, along with the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update, ...
WhatsApp to stop working on phones running Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 on New Year's Day - The Independent
26 Dec 2017
WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the new year. From 1 January 2018, the messenger *service* won't be ...
'Error Code 80004004' While Updating Windows Phone 8 Apps [Fix] - Windows Report
05 Sep 2018
Having 80004004 error when trying to update some apps on Windows phones? Try the solutions from this fix article and get rid of this annoying error.
Is it still worth buying a Windows phone? - The Guardian
18 May 2017
Is it still worth buying a Windows phone? The Guardian
Mike is a happy Windows smartphone user and wants to upgrade to the latest operating system. Is this wise, or is the phone going the way of the BlackBerry?
Microsoft fixes Windows Phone Store error 80070020 for Windows Phone 8.1 users - MSPoweruser
06 Mar 2018
Two days ago, we reported that Microsoft's Windows Phone Store suffered from an error which prevented users from downloading apps from the Store. The error ...
Windows Phone 8.1 official support ends soon - OnMSFT
13 Jun 2017
According to Microsoft's Support website, mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 will end on July 11, three years after the release of the mobile OS.
Goodbye Windows Phone: What comes next for Microsoft in mobile? - ZDNet
13 Jul 2017
Despite the demise of Windows Phone, Microsoft does still have a few options left in the mobile space.
Microsoft Is Selling Old Lumia Smartphones Again, For Some Reason - Gizmodo
25 Feb 2018
Microsoft appears to have found an old pallet of Lumia smartphones or something, and it's offering up Lumia 950, 950 XL, and even 650 and 550 models for sale ...
Where to buy a Windows phone in 2018 - Windows Central
26 Nov 2018
Where to buy a Windows phone in 2018 Windows Central
If you need a new phone and you don't want anything but a Windows phone, there are still ways to get one.
Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Mobile Is Finally, Mercifully Dead - ExtremeTech
09 Oct 2017
Microsoft has finally acknowledged for good what the rest of us have known for some time. Windows 10 Mobile has bought the farm, kicked the bucket, left the ...
Chime in: What is the best Android keyboard for Windows phone fans? - Windows Central
22 Jun 2018
With Windows 10 Mobile nearing the end of its life, many of us have ditched our Lumia devices for Android. Android might have a great app ecosystem, but many ...
How to switch from Windows Phone to Android Phone - TWCN Tech News
25 Jan 2018
How to switch from Windows Phone to Android Phone TWCN Tech News
Windows Phones were unarguably a breath of *fresh* air back in 2011. But, let's just accept the fact that Windows Phones aren't competing well as people would ...
Truecaller ends support for its Windows Phone app - WindowsLatest
25 Jun 2018
Truecaller ends support for its Windows Phone app WindowsLatest
Truecaller, the popular caller ID solution for blocking spam calls, has ended support for its Windows Phone app. The company last week ended support for its ...
WhatsApp to get group calling feature on Windows Phone - WindowsLatest
20 Jun 2018
WhatsApp to get group calling feature on Windows Phone WindowsLatest
Facebook recently dropped support for its apps on Windows Phone 8.1, but the company appears to be fully committed to WhatsApp for Microsoft's mobile ...
Here is another look at Microsoft’s unreleased Lumia 960 Windows Phone - WindowsLatest
31 Oct 2018
Microsoft has given up on its phone business and the company is not launching any new smartphones. A while ago, Microsoft decided to end the development ...
WhatsApp for Windows Phone updated with Live Location feature - WindowsLatest
14 Jun 2018
WhatsApp has been the only company which has been dedicated in supporting the now almost dead Windows platform. The team of developers have been ...
Chime in: How do others react when they spot your Windows phone? - Windows Central
10 Jun 2018
Chime in: How do others react when they spot your Windows phone? Windows Central
Using a Windows phone has always been met with a mixed bag of reactions from other smartphone owners. They're either interested in learning more about the ...
Facebook dropping support its apps on older Windows, Windows Phone platforms - Windows Central
27 Mar 2017
If you're still using the Facebook or Facebook Messenger apps on an older version of Windows or Windows Phone, you'll want to find an alternative soon, ...
Developer updates Windows Phone Internals unlocking tool for Lumia devices - OnMSFT
05 Feb 2018
The developer of Windows Phone Internals has updated his tool that enables users to meddle with and ultimately unlock the full potential of their devices, to.
Microsoft Translator now no longer available for Windows 8.1 - MSPoweruser
06 Jul 2018
Last year we wrote that Microsoft has deprecated the Microsoft Translator app on older versions of Windows (Windows 8, Windows Phone 7.1 and Windows ...
How to hard reset windows phone - YEN.COM.GH
10 Oct 2018
How to hard reset windows phone YEN.COM.GH
Do your windows phones keep on hanging? Are you wondering how to bypass your windows phone pin lock, password or pattern that you forgot? Do not worry.
Microsoft’s Terry Myerson reveals why Windows Phone failed - WindowsLatest
30 Mar 2018
Windows Phone is dead. Everybody knows that. There are still a lot of people who use Windows Phones as their daily drivers but Microsoft has confirmed that ...
Microsoft pushes back retirement dates for Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Windows Phone apps - OnMSFT
16 May 2018
Microsoft has quietly pushed back the retirement dates for the Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Windows Phone apps earlier this month, though it's not ...
Windows 10 Mobile Store gets a new design and remote app install feature - WindowsLatest
04 Oct 2018
It's a busy week for Microsoft as the company has pushed a new feature update for Windows 10 that comes with some new features and unfortunate bugs.
WhatsApp will stop working on these devices - Business Today
19 Jun 2018
WhatsApp will stop working on these devices Business Today
WhatsApp has been a boon to people across the globe and it has been connecting people for almost a decade. However, the messaging app will soon stop ...
Windows 10 Mobile Build 15254.490 is now available with improvements - WindowsLatest
11 Jul 2018
Microsoft is today rolling out new cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows operating system. The company earlier today released new updates ...
Windows Phone hacker updates Internals tool to unlock all Lumia Windows phones - OnMSFT
01 Dec 2017
The upcoming version 2.2 of Windows Phone Internals will have all the tools necessary for unlocking the bootloader on all modern Lumia phones.
How and when to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 - CNET
14 Apr 2014
Microsoft has released a new version of its Windows Phone operating system. Here's how you can get it on your device right now.
Is Windows Phone 8.1 still a viable mobile OS? - Windows Central
19 Jul 2017
Is Windows Phone 8.1 still a viable mobile OS? Windows Central
It had a good run, and even today there are folks who strongly prefer Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile. However, you cannot deny that it will no longer ...
WhatsApp Stickers feature could be coming to Windows Phone as well - WindowsLatest
26 Oct 2018
WhatsApp has been working very hard on adding new features to all its platforms over the past couple of years. The company has been working on a new ...
The Royal Bank of Scotland to discontinue their Windows Phone app - WindowsLatest
08 Sep 2018
Another day, another big name leaving the Microsoft Store (formerly known as Windows Store). The Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the largest and popular Bank ...
It is time you got rid of your Windows Phone (Lumia), Microsoft confirms it’s dead - Technology Zimbabwe
12 Oct 2017
Windows Phone is dead. This is not a joke on the low market share Windows Phone has in the smartphone industry dominated by Android and iOS. Microsoft ...
Here's what I learned going from Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile, to Android - and back again - ZDNet
16 Aug 2016
Windows 10 Mobile is getting much better, but so many of the features I rely on are still only on Windows Phone 8.1.
Why the BlackBerry KEY2 is my favorite phone since the Lumia 1520 - Windows Central
31 Jul 2018
The Lumia 1520 is my all-time favorite phone, but the BlackBerry KEY2 is making it a little easier to forget Windows on phones.
Microsoft kills the official upgrade path from Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile - Neowin
15 Apr 2017
Alongside news that almost all older devices won't get the Creators Update, Microsoft has also shut down the Upgrade Advisor app, which was the official ...
30 Days with Windows Phone 8.1 - TIME
24 Jun 2014
When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 a couple months ago, it seemed to have finally caught up to iOS and Android in many meaningful ways. I've had ...
WhatsApp Business app for Windows Phone may be not coming (Updated) - WindowsLatest
07 Apr 2018
Update: The WABetaInfo says that WhatsApp Business app for Windows Phone does not exist. “This is the “BIZ section table”, visible in the normal WP app in ...
How to block calls on Windows phones - Windows Central
28 Aug 2017
How to block calls on Windows phones Windows Central
Here's how you can easily and quickly block numbers in Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone 8.
Windows 10 Mobile: Now you can update your phone from your PC - ZDNet
23 Oct 2017
Windows Phone is dead, but Microsoft has released a new updater tool to keep your devices patched.
Chime in: Are you STILL using a Windows Phone? If yes, why? - Windows Central
20 Jan 2018
Chime in: Are you STILL using a Windows Phone? If yes, why? Windows Central
Although Microsoft has officially confirmed that it is no longer focused on progressing Windows 10 Mobile in the hardware or software space, there are many out ...
Former Microsoft exec hits out at carriers and OEMs for Windows Phone failure - PocketNow
01 Apr 2018
Brandon Watson, who was a senior director for Windows Phone at Microsoft from 2010 to 2012, decided to hit back on a tech analyst's observations about the ...
Microsoft Extends Support for Skype for Business and Teams Apps for Windows Phones - Redmondmag.com
24 May 2018
Microsoft quietly extended the life of its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices by about a year and a half, while its Teams app was given a ...
Windows 10 Mobile Build 15063.1266 and Build 14393.2431 now available - WindowsLatest
15 Aug 2018
After releasing a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update devices, Microsoft has also pushed out 15063.1266 and Build 14393.2431 ...
Hands on with the engineering handset that helped build Windows 10 Mobile - Windows Central
06 Mar 2018
Microsoft built a monster of a handset so that it could test Windows Phone builds. Here's what it looks like!
Amazon UK is now also selling Wileyfox’s Windows Phone - WindowsLatest
19 Oct 2018
Amazon UK is now also selling Wileyfox’s Windows Phone WindowsLatest
In our previous article, we reported that Wileyfox had again started the manufacturing of its Windows Phone after a brief halt on the production of the devices due ...
Skype will stop working on Windows Phone 8.1 (and older devices) in early 2017 - MSPoweruser.com
12 Aug 2016
A few weeks ago, we reported that Microsoft is dropping support for the Skype app on Windows Phone 8.1. The company is dropping support for its older apps ...
Windows Phone had less than 1% market share in most markets in Q4 2017 - OnMSFT
31 Jan 2018
Despite Microsoft putting Windows 10 Mobile in maintenance mode last year, there was a still a (very) small number of consumers purchasing Windows phones ...
How to upgrade Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile - TWCN Tech News
18 Mar 2016
How to upgrade Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile TWCN Tech News
At last after a long wait, from today Microsoft has started rolling out Windows 10 Mobile to some selected Windows Phone 8.1 devices. In this post we will see ...
WhatsApp OS: it will still support Windows 10 mobile! - Windows Report
02 Feb 2018
WhatsApp OS: it will still support Windows 10 mobile! Windows Report
Discover the reason why WhatsApp decided to cut its support for outdated platforms. Running a Windows 10 mobile? Then here's all you need to know!
Uber rolls out a new update for Windows Phone - MSPoweruser
17 May 2018
Uber rolls out a new update for Windows Phone MSPoweruser
Uber has rolled out a new update for Windows Phone users which is strange since the taxi aggregator pulled off the support for Windows Phones 3 months ago.
Microsoft brings video editing to Windows Phone 8.1 with Video Tuner - The Verge
09 Jul 2014
Windows Phone has always been missing good video-editing tools, and Microsoft thinks it now has the answer. Available today, Video Tuner is the latest in a ...
Facebook blocks its app on Windows Phone - Deccan Chronicle
01 Apr 2017
Facebook blocks its app on Windows Phone Deccan Chronicle
The error message informs users about Facebook's decision to abandon support for their platforms.
Fix: Error C101A006 When Buying Windows Store Apps - Windows Report
30 Jul 2018
Fix: Error C101A006 When Buying Windows Store Apps Windows Report
Many Windows 10 Phone users have stumbled upon the error code c101a006 while trying to buy a certain application. Here's how to fix the problem.
'Tony Hawk's Skate Jam' Review – I Wish This Game Was Better - Touch Arcade
13 Dec 2018
Tony Hawk games have had one heck of a history on mobile, with rumblings of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 for iPhone starting all the way back in 2009. When it hit ...
Windows 10 for phones vs Windows Phone 8.1: what's new? - TechRadar
17 Mar 2015
Windows Phone is not long for this world. But don't worry, Microsoft hasn't killed Windows Phone like it all-but killed the Nokia phone brand last year. Instead ...