Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 brings a whole bundle of new features, but one interesting thing has been mentioned in the official documentation that may (or may not) become a reality. The full changelog that Microsoft has put up on its developer website shows some unexpected tweaks for OEMs, pointing to a new strategy...

It is no secret that Microsoft is working on convergence of its operating platforms, even as the company is venturing into new fields and form factors. Smartwatches, for example. And the earliest of signs have now been spotted. The recent developer preview release of Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been put under the...

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...

With development work on Windows Phone 8.1 finally finished, and the rollout expected towards the end of this month, Microsoft, it appears, is shifting attention towards more pressing matters. Matters like, development and testing of the first update to the mobile OS. The company reportedly plans at least three...