Microsoft announced a handful of new handset makers at BUILD 2014, pun and all. Most of them cater to the budget and affordable side of the market, in a number of crucial corners of the globe. One such newcomer is Prestigio that has a good standing in these developing markets. And a Russian website has posted,...

What would the world of Microsoft be without calendars? With the amount of product launches and platforms reaching end of support, it is best to keep one nearby. Onto the platform of the moment, then. Redmond unleashed the developer preview build of Windows Phone 8.1 in the middle of April, to allow developers...

Despite the fact that Microsoft is ready to announce Windows Phone 8.1 in just a few days, there are hints that an upcoming smartphone from Samsung will come without the new mobile OS. Samsung has not released a Windows Phone handset for eons now, and it appears the South Korean company cannot wait to show its...

The search engine giant is wary of just two companies. Facebook in the social scene, and Microsoft in all other areas. That is one reason why the Google has not really jumped in to offers its apps, software and services to Windows 8 and Windows Phone users. But the company cannot afford to wait too long, what...

Disney has brought along another one of its hit mobile title to the owners of Windows Phone devices out there. Star Wars: Assault Team was made available for Android very recently, and is now up for grabs on the Windows Phone Store. This is a free turn-based combat game from Disney Interactive that features the...

Some might opine that Nokia should have released an app like this eons ago, but it is finally here now. The company has unleashed its official Car application for Windows Phone devices. Lumia owner will now be able to use their handsets for quick access to information without, well, holding it in their hands —...

Fans of the modern environment of Microsoft’s modern platform breathed a collective sigh of relief when VLC for Windows 8 landed on the Windows Store. It was long overdue. Another port of the popular media playback application that has been even longer overdue is for the Windows Phone platform. And while we do...

Another big win for sense and sensibility! The Finnish telecom giant has officially announced an update to its Nokia Refocus app that now makes it compatible with all Lumia devices running the Windows Phone 8 operating system. This is news that will please the user base to no small extent. Up until now the app...

Microsoft have answered the question whether it can work with third-party partners after its acquisition of Nokia is complete, and answered in some style. Nine new companies are now ready to design and develop Windows Phones. Redmond made the official announcement saying that it is partnering up with Foxconn,...