Windows Phone Archive

Microsoft To Launch An Android Phone?

One door closes, another one opens? An unlikeliest of rumors has been doing the rounds lately, claiming that Microsoft is gearing up to launch an Android phone. This talk came right around we got an official confirmation

Windows Phone Market Share Hits Rock Bottom

The fine folks over at Kantar, a market research firm, have revealed their latest monthly mobile figures. And the Windows Phone market share numbers paint a sorry picture. Unsurprisingly. Android and iOS are currently dominating the market,

Microsoft Just Sold Its Last Windows Phone

It’s done. Microsoft is all out of Windows Phone powered handsets, with the very last units the company had in stock recently being sold. Meaning, these devices are now only available at retailers. That is, if you

Starbucks App Abandons Windows Phone

The end is near! The official Starbucks app took a while to come to Windows Phone. But it did so with appropriate fanfare upon launch, and was very well received. However, the company has decided that now

Barclays Abandons Windows Phone

Wonder what took them so long! Financial apps usually are quick to leave the Windows Phone platform, but Barclays remained one of the last banks still supporting Microsoft’s mobile OS. Not anymore. Since few companies have any

Kik Messenger Disappears

Kicked? Things just got a little worse for Microsoft’s under fire mobile OS, as another top messaging app has left the Windows Phone platform. Kik Messenger has been pulled for Windows 10 Mobile. Just like that —

More Microsoft Patents Hint At A Foldable Surface Phone

Yes, Surface Phone. We don’t know whether Microsoft will actually launch this mythic device, but there is every reason to believe that the company is at least working on it. As the numerous patents filed by Redmond

Windows Phone Sales Drop To 0 In Several Markets

Zero. While we have known for some time that Windows Phone is headed for extinction, it is only now that we are approaching the moment when the sales of the mobile OS come to a standstill. The

Wileyfox Pro Windows 10 Mobile Handset Delayed

And we have another delay! The Wileyfox Pro Windows 10 Mobile has slipped by on its release date, although not by much. It was intended to launch today, December 4. But it seems that the company has

Surface Pen Shown Running On Lumia Smartphone

Talking about a Lumia smartphone seems like talking about something from ages ago, what with the handset lineup no longer being in focus for Microsoft. However, back in the days, the software giant had grand plans its