Wonder what’s taking Facebook to code up official apps for the Windows Phone platform, which in reality is a bit older and a bit more widespread than the Windows 8 and RT show. While vanilla Windows 8 users often prefer the power and flexibility of the standard web interface of the social network, they are in line to...

You may well be aware that mainstream support for Windows 8 is set to end on January 9, 2018. And even though Microsoft is yet to reveal the date when it plans on ending support for Windows RT, the support for Surface RT is listed as ending on April 11, 2017. With those two dates out of the way, the big question that...

The Windows Phone 7.8 party picked up steam earlier this week when Nokia announced that it was rolling out updates for its Lumia 610, 710, 800 and 900 smartphones. Other vendors soon followed. All that was left was the official announcement from Redmond, and now Microsoft has added in the official patch notes for...

Pop on schedule, Nokia has announced that it is kicking off the rollout of the anticipated Windows Phone 7.8 update for its Lumia line of smartphones. Reportedly, Microsoft is also set to make a similar announcement soon. Only those that are running an older version of the mobile operating system are in line to...

As was widely expected, Microsoft has just released the Windows Phone 7.8 SDK for developers to get an idea of how their apps will look on the updated mobile operating system. If things go according to plan a lot of older Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone users will be able to download the anticipated update for their...

Windows Phone 8 might be the main focus in the Windows smartphone world but let’s not forget about Windows Phone 7.8. For those of you who jumped head first into the world of Windows Phone, it was somewhat disappointing to learn that Microsoft wasn’t allowing any Windows Phone 7.x devices to make the upgrade to the...

On Wednesday at the Windows Phone Summit Microsoft unveiled Windows phone 8. If before you didn’t see Microsoft’s vision for the Windows platform, you should see it now. Let me highlight some of the keypoints of Windows Phone 8. For the first time Windows Phone will share the same kernel as Windows on the desktop,...

During the Windows Phone Summit, Microsoft announced that the existing Windows phones will not be upgraded to Windows Phone 8 instead they will get an update to Windows Phone7.8. Here are some images of how Windows Phone 7.8 will look on Nokia Lumia 800. Well Windows Phone 7.8 still has lots to offer. The biggest...