Windows Phone 8.1 Archive

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 Coming To Select Lumia Models

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

All Windows Phone 8.1 Versions Eligible For Windows 10

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

Microsoft Releases MS-DOS For Lumia Smartphones

Perhaps the most elaborate April Fools’ Day joke of them all, surely the most useful. Microsoft have released a version of MS-DOS for Lumia handsets, and it is now available for download. For how long? No idea.

Lumia 640 XL Is Now Also Available For Preorder

Following the lead of the Lumia 640, the larger 5.7-inch version of Microsoft’s new handset is also available for preorder now, with sales expected to start later this month. Read up on the Lumia 640 here. Both

No Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 For Existing Devices

Well, there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. Unconfirmed, but comes from a reliable sources. The news that Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 will not be released for existing devices. Instead, Redmond only plans to make it

Two New Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 Features Revealed

Ever so quietly, just as the company likes to do things now, Microsoft has compiled a new update for its mobile OS in the form of Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2. Not an announcement in sight. But this

No Firm Date Still For Verizon Lumia Icon Denim Update

The Verizon Lumia Icon Denim update story lingers on, with no set date in sight when the new firmware will begin rolling out for users. Even Microsoft has no idea. Verizon customers started receiving the Lumia Denim

Windows Phone 8.1 Market Share Now Up To 57.9%

Nothing like some fresh statistics to close the year, and we have some new ones that detail the Windows Phone 8.1 market share. Short version is that things are coming along pretty well. The long version is

Freezing Bug Found On Two Windows Phone Handsets

Not often do we hear of Windows Phone issues like this, but a freezing bug has been unearthed on two high end Lumia smartphones running the latest version of the operating platform. The Lumia 925 and the

Windows Phone Updates Can Now Be Installed Via microSD Cards

Don’t you just love it when Microsoft quietly implements new options in its operating systems? Windows Phone 8.1 build 14203 is the latest of the latest right now. This version arrived smack in the middle of last