Any update would have a hard time measuring up to the richness that is Windows Phone 8.1, but although small, Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 still brings a lot of refinements and new features. Microsoft is using this refresh to accommodate the feedback and response received for the original. Internet Explorer 11 alone comes...

It has been more or less two years since HTC launched new Windows Phone 8 handsets, the 8S and 8X. And no, the 8XT does not count, as it was just a reworked Sprint exclusive. But now the Taiwanese company is getting back to the party. In style. Word has been spiraling that a new HTC smartphone powered by the Windows...

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...

Native Folders may be one of the more useful features of the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update, but Phone Cover Apps is also high on the list. It promises smartphones accompanied by smart covers from Windows Phone OEMs. Similar to what vendors like HTC, LG and Samsung have released for their Android handsets. As...

While we await the full official announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 from Microsoft, this new version of the mobile operating system has already been outlined on the company’s Dev Center. Read up on the details here. Although the company seems to have focused more on refinements this time around, the list of...

There have been talks of Microsoft releasing an update for Windows Phone 8.1, which has recently started to roll out, and it seems that this upgrade to the mobile OS is nearing release. This new version of the mobile operating system is supposedly called Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, which is an abbreviation of General...