Reaction of the Wind...

Today, through the Windows Phone Blog, Microsoft announced the release of the Windows Phone 7.8 update for Windows Phone 7.5 devices. The update will be rolling out in the near future, more specifically early 2013. As stated by Terry Myerson, Corporate Vice President of the Windows Phone...

Alpha Jax Gets the X...

If you have been a Windows Phone faithful since its introduction in 2010, you no doubt have seen or played the excellent Scrabble-like game Alpha Jax. The word-making game has been one of the few jewels from that early era. And now, coming this Wednesday as part of Microsoft’s weekly...

Free Purity Headsets...

Nokia is giving away free Purity Headsets by Monster to any recent Lumia buyers. All you need is to do is send in your receipt of your purchase, UPC/barcode, and fill out this form on the Nokia Holiday website. If you have any further questions a number is listed below on the site with...

Rewards for Windows ...

With Windows Phone 8 becoming available to the masses this past Friday, it should be no surprise that Bing Rewards is now offering rewards for those who are upgrading to the new handsets. What are the available rewards? The rewards are prepaid cards for apps and games on the Windows Phone 8...

Chase Bank App Now A...

Windows Phone is still a long ways from catching up to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android marketplaces, but in terms of quality, Microsoft’s online app store is nearing parity with the other two. Today the official JP Morgan Chase app has arrived on the Windows Phone Store. As...

Windows Phone App Showcase: Pickr Sep25

Windows Phone App Sh...

As the Windows Phone Store matures we are seeing a growth of photo apps. Some alter pictures with pleasant effects, some organize your pics into manageable boxes, while others tie into the many social photo networks that populate the internet. Pickr is one of those such apps. Although Pickr...

Pulling the Plug on ...

Xbox Music, the service that will be replacing Zune, is coming this fall. Previously, we didn’t quite know what that meant for Zune users, but a recent email has answered a few questions. “As we prepare for the exciting launch of Xbox Music later this fall, we want to make you...

Unity Game Engine Su...

Finally Windows Phone is seeing some love from the developers of game engines! Due to the loosening of development restrictions in Windows Phone 8, the Unity Game Engine will, at last, support Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Of course, Windows 8 isn’t left out of the party...

Digitimes Predicts W...

Oh yes, it’s that time of the year, when Digitimes releases its predictions for the mobile operating system market! Digitimes’ August report envisions a 107.80% growth in Windows Phone for the rest of this year. In comparision, Android will grow 89.80% this year (down from 236.50%...

Windows Phone 8̵...

We are, if rumors are to be believed, less than two short months away from an updated take on Windows Phone. With new improvements and additions like Wallet and the capability of native screen shots from devices, one of the biggest and obvious redesigns is the new start screen. The new...

From The Outside: Wi...

In this edition of From the Outside, Letellier Olivier a.k.a True UltRaNOL explains the process to his photography and how a Windows Phone helps him achieve his results. You can check out more of his work on his Flickr account right here. For other Windows Phone photographers, like Monsieur...

Update 7.10.8773.98 ...

Update 7.10.8773.98 was released for Windows Phone today. The “big deal” about this update is that it enables users to attach not just one picture, video, audio note, or ringtone, but multiple pictures, videos, audio notes, or ringtones. Of course, you can mix and match any of...

W.I.N.C.O. PhoContro...

Back in the old days, when Windows Mobile was still alive, there were a plethora of options to control a Windows Mobile device with a Windows PC (even some official ones by Microsoft!). Of course, Windows Phone changed all that due to its closed nature. W.I.N.C.O decided to take matters into...

Trusted Platform Mod...

Currently, Microsoft’s presence in the mobile enterprise sector is lagging far behind its competitors. This is largely due to two reasons, consumer mindshare (a large percent of people don’t have the will to bring in a Windows Phone to the office) and device security. Apple and Google have...

This Week’s Xb...

This week’s treat on the mobile front is Super Monkey Ball 2. Improving from the original version, Super Monkey Ball 2 offers better graphics, one more world, and 15 more stages than the original Super Monkey Ball. Are you guys buying? Let’s hope this version doesn’t have the...

New Jersey’s S...

  Nokia, Microsoft, AT&T, and Seton Hall University have just announced that all incoming freshman of the New Jersey based University will receive a Nokia Lumia 900 for use at the campus. This program is a part of Seton Hall’s Mobile Computing Initiative that has been in...

Official Windows Pho...

Have a Windows Phone and want to show even more of your support to the cause? Well Microsoft has the Answer for you. Microsoft has just opened up an official Café Press online store containing a bunch of Windows Phone gear a.k.a. The Windows Phone Gear Store. Sure the title isn’t...

Microsoft Acquires P...

PressPlay has publicly announced that they have been acquired by Microsoft. Press Play is best know for such hits as Max and the Magic Marker and Tentacles. Microsoft has a short supply of Xbox Live Windows Phone games so strategic acquisitions like this could benefit them in the long run....

New Windows Phone Ga...

Just before the Microsoft press conference at E3, there have been some new game announcements for Windows Phone. Coming in the next couple of months, we’ll have the joy to experience Asphalt 5, Galaga Legion DX, Pool Pro Online 3 and many more. The new games will no doubt be explored...

Samsung’s Gala...

First, we had Apple’s very own Siri go on video to say that the Lumia 900 is the best smartphone. This time around, we have the newly released Samsung Galaxy S3 singing a similar tune. The Galaxy S3 also has a voice enabled assistant on board dubbed SVoice (yeah we know the resemblance...

Photosynth for Windo...

Photosynth, created by Microsoft, was nowhere to be found in the marketplace when and after the Windows Phones launched. Microsoft took a lot of heat for that especially because it was available on iOS for such a long time. Finally Windows Phone users can create amazing, professional looking...

Bing Maps on Windows Phone Adds More Traffic Info May21

Bing Maps on Windows...

This might have come as a surprise, but if you are a frequent commuter, Bing Maps on your Windows Phone was a quick and handy way to check traffic patterns on highways and turnpikes. This weekend, Bing maps was upgraded through back end means to include traffic data on regular main roads....

Rumor: Final Fantasy...

If you’re a particular gamer with JRPG tendencies, then you’ll likely appreciate the next bit of news. According to bestwp7games.com, Zebrasqual, an Xbox 360 gamer, started snooping around for signs of new games through achievements lists in Xbox360Achievements. He discovered a...

Windows Phone Defeat...

Microsoft has taken the spot ahead of the iPhone just two month after the Windows Phone Launch in China. HTC, ZTE and Nokia have all made their Windows Phone presence felt at the expense of Apple’s own iPhone. Michel van der Bel, COO Greater China Region at Microsoft states Windows...

Siri Silenced by App...

A few days ago we wrote an article on Apple’s very own Siri prompting that the Nokia Lumia 900 was the best smartphone ever. Today Apple has patched up the response Siri would give when asked “What is the best smartphone ever?”. In order for Siri to find what the best...