VLC for Windows Phone was made available only a few months back, but the app has charted quite some success since launch. More than 1 million Windows Phone users have already downloaded it. These statistics were provided by VideoLAN, the developer. The popular multimedia app hit this important milestone in its first...

No one ever said that the mobile market was an easy fish to fry. Microsoft is learning this first hand, as both Google and Apple continue to make steady progress in this highly competitive arena. Sure, it does help that both companies had a bit of a head start. Microsoft is still playing catchup, and despite hitting a...

Microsoft has made official another affordable model in its mobile range. The Lumia 540 is a 5-inch smartphone with dual SIM capabilities and comes with Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Denim out of the box. Which is, of course, fully upgradeable to Windows 10 for Phones when the new OS...

About as refreshing a statement one can expect to hear in these circumstances. Windows Phone has had it very tough on home turf, and its US market share has barely improved. In fact, it had been spiraling down with each passing month this past couple of years. However, Microsoft’s mobile platform, along with Android...

If there’s one gaming genre defined by the mobile revolution, it’s endless runner. Several hit titles are available, and now we can add a Lara Croft endless runner into the mix. The folks over at Crystal Dynamics have confirmed the development of a new title in this genre. This new mobile game is titled Lara Croft:...

Well that’s a relief. Microsoft, it seemed, stood by its decision not to release its latest Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 firmware on older hardware, making this version exclusive to new handsets. Handsets like on which it launched, the Lumia 640 and 640 XL. At least that was the general impression. But it now appears...

Not too long ago, you may remember, that Microsoft penned a deal with a fairly established mobile game developer by the name of Kabam. That was in June 2014. And as part of that agreement, the developer was expected to release some of its more popular games on both the Windows and Windows Phone platforms. These titles...

Not again! You know what would be really great is if all these big name developers that are discontinuing their Windows Phone apps get back with their Windows 10 solutions. Universal, streamlined, feature rich applications for Microsoft’s upcoming new operating system. That may yet happen. But for the time being we...

Some timely confirmation from Microsoft. The company recently revealed that all Windows Phone 8.1 versions will directly be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for Phones once the new OS launches. In fact, the next version of the Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview will be installable from all build of Windows Phone 8.1...

No looking back now? Fingers crossed. Windows Phone European market share simply keeps on growing, and the latest data from Kantar shows that the platform has become a much more popular choice in the Old Continent. Slowly and steadily, as the saying goes. The numbers reveal a welcome increase of 0.9% in the three...