Good old Joe Belfiore of Microsoft promised a new update for Windows Phone developer preview yesterday, saying that this new version would start rolling out sometimes this week. It appears that time is today, and the update is now ready. This new build has just started to roll out to devices, is available immediately,...

Now, here is a real bummer. Expected, some may say, but a bummer nonetheless. There are reports that some Windows Phone handsets have been left out of the Update 1 developer preview. In fact, official documentation even hints as much — these devices will not be getting the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, which has just...

Smack on target, Microsoft has initiated the rollout of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Developer Preview to compatible handsets. Those of you registered in the Developer Preview program can now grab it. The company recently confirmed that this new version would be available this week. Two updates are actually rolling out...

Finally, some confirmation! Microsoft have officially announced the availability of the first major update of Windows Phone 8.1, which has been in the news these past few weeks as Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1. This new version of the mobile operating system will be released via the company’s Developer Preview program next...

Eh, the trifling perils of early enthusiasm! Well over a million people deployed Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, but they now have an extra step before they can install the final version. Nokia have talked about this in a recent blog post, revealing that users might need to revert their devices to a commercial...

Windows Phone 8.1 is still only available as a developer preview version for enthusiasts and early adopters, but according to a recent tweet by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, all development on the mobile operating system is now complete. Good news, then, that the company has a new update to the software now available for...

This was pretty much an expected conclusion that only US users would get access to Cortana, the virtual voice assistant that comes with Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft, obviously, needs time to test and refine this feature before rolling it out globally. If you live outside the US and have installed the Developer Preview...

The grass is particularly greener this week! Microsoft has just unleashed the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview for public consumption, and pretty much everyone now has access to it. All you need to be is a Windows Phone Developer, or an App Studio account owner. While the platform will start its global rollout in...

Microsoft’s very own Joe Belfiore said this past Friday that Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview will go live early this week, and smack on target the newest version of the mobile OS is now available. The operating systems boss at Redmond confirmed this. Long story short, everyone that owns a Windows Phone Store...

Developers (among other people) will be swarming Microsoft’s BUILD 2014 event in San Francisco by the thousands, starting this Wednesday, but they might have to wait a bit to get their hands on an important piece of software. Windows Phone 8.1 is all set to be announced and unveiled at the conference, but a new report...