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  • Uber now available on Windows Phone!

    23 July 2014, 3:35 pm by: Steve Guggenheimer

    Uber, the popular technology platform that connects users with safe, reliable and seamless transportation announced their official Windows Phone app earlier today. Uber for Windows Phone is a fast, full-featured native app that makes ordering your next ride…
  • Meet the Lumia 530 – the most affordable Lumia yet

    23 July 2014, 3:02 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Today, the Microsoft Devices Group has announced the very affordable Lumia 530. The Lumia 530 is the perfect entry to Windows Phone 8.1 which includes new features like Action Center, Word Flow, and Cortana - the world’s first personal digital assistant. The…
  • Bing magic helps Cortana predict the winner in 15 out of 16 Soccer (Football) matches in Brazil

    13 July 2014, 6:19 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    A few weeks ago, we enabled the ability for Cortana to predict the outcomes of soccer matches from Brazil powered by prediction technology in Bing on devices running Windows Phone 8.1. Thanks to Bing, Cortana has accurately predicted the winner in 15 out of 16…
  • Subway Surfers now available on low-memory Windows Phone 8 devices

    10 July 2014, 11:53 am by: Brandon LeBlanc

    In an update today to their popular (and really fun!) game Subway Surfers, Kiloo is making Subway Surfers available to low-memory Windows Phone 8 devices (devices with only 512MB of memory). You can download Subway Surfers for free here from the Windows Phone…
  • 5 tips for using Cortana reminders

    9 July 2014, 6:39 pm by: Juliette Guilbert

    You might think you’re “forgetful” or “scatterbrained” or “have a mind like a sieve.” But how many times have you remembered that you’re supposed to collect your kid from the bus stop right up until it’s time to go—and then gotten…
  • Twitter app update brings enhancements for sharing and uploading photos

    8 July 2014, 4:13 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    I thought I would pass along that the official Twitter app has received a nice little update today for Windows Phone (version 3.2.0.0). This update includes enhancements for sharing and uploading photos. For example, you can now upload multiple photos to a…
  • New games from Gameloft heat up the Windows and Windows Phone Stores

    2 July 2014, 1:05 pm by: Windows Apps Spotlight

    Summer is on, and so is great gaming on your Windows PC, Tablet and Phone. Award-winning game developer Gameloft is helping to heat things up with multiple top quality new releases now available for your gaming pleasure: 1. Blitz Brigade Are you ready for…
  • 5 tips for tip-top typing on Windows Phone

    1 July 2014, 2:09 pm by: Dylan Romero

    When I was tapping out "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog" over and over again in my elementary school typing class, my backspace button saw some heavy use. Nowadays, autocorrect is there to fix any false taps from my fumbling thumbs.…
  • T-Mobile announces the Lumia 635

    1 July 2014, 12:17 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Today, T-Mobile is announcing the Lumia 635 – the first Lumia to come powered by Windows Phone 8.1 in the U.S. and the successor to the Lumia 521. The Lumia 635 will first be available from T-Mobile on the Home Shopping Network to Simple Choice prepaid…
  • 10 of the best new indie games for Windows Phone in June

    30 June 2014, 1:47 pm by: Windows Apps Spotlight

    Our growing community of independent developers continue to bring their best to Windows and Windows Phone each month. June is no exception, with almost too many great new titles to choose from. You can always find fresh finds in our Indie Game Spotlight…
  • Cortana now predicts outcomes for Soccer (Football) tournaments

    30 June 2014, 12:40 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Back in April, Bing unveiled an experiment they built that gives you a prediction of an outcome of a given event. Their first iteration of this was to attempt to predict which contestants are most likely to be eliminated or move on to the next round of voting…
  • Skype 2.19 brings Cortana integration in Windows Phone 8.1

    26 June 2014, 7:19 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    The Skype Team has released Skype 2.19 today for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. This update includes some exciting new capabilities including increased language support from 19 to 51 languages, fast app resume, improved notifications and the ability to…
  • Adobe Photoshop Express comes to Windows Phone

    26 June 2014, 5:05 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Adobe Photoshop Express is one of my favorite photo-editing apps for Windows. And today, Adobe Photoshop Express is now also available for Windows Phone. Download it here from the Windows Phone Store.   Photoshop Express makes it really easy to edit photos…
  • Bing Rewards app now available for Windows Phone

    25 June 2014, 12:41 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Earning and redeeming Bing Rewards credits just got even easier with the new dedicated Bing Rewards app for Windows Phone – now available for download from the Windows Phone Store. Bing Rewards makes it fun to discover ways that Bing can help you do the…
  • Navigate public transit on your Windows Phone with Moovit

    19 June 2014, 4:14 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    A couple of weeks ago, I took a little vacation with some friends to San Francisco. It was a fun trip and we only used San Francisco’s public transit system to get around. We did well for ourselves but an app like Moovit would have been really handy. Moovit…
  • 4 ways to personalize the sounds on your Windows Phone

    19 June 2014, 1:38 pm by: Nelson Kaiton

    Windows Phone is all about letting your personality shine through. For instance, whenever I receive a call from my wife, The Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back plays. (Love you, honey.) With that in mind, here are my top tips for personalizing your…
  • Facebook Beta for Windows Phone gets big update today

    17 June 2014, 1:05 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    With the Facebook Beta app for Windows Phone, you can help test out all of the latest improvements, enhancements, and new features before they go out to everyone else and rolled into the non-Beta Facebook app for Windows Phone. Today, the Facebook Beta app is…
  • Micromax introduces their first two Windows Phone devices

    16 June 2014, 3:34 am by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Today in India, Micromax is introducing their very first Windows Phone devices – the Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092. The Canvas Win W121 and Canvas Win W092 are the first Windows Phone devices from an Indian smartphone manufacturer.The Canvas Win W121…
  • Angry Birds Epic now available for Windows Phone

    12 June 2014, 3:06 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Ok, I’ll admit it – I have a lot of fun playing the various Angry Birds games on my Windows Phone like Angry Birds Space, Angry Birds Star Wars, and classic Angry Birds. I even play Angry Birds on my Xbox One too. However today Angry Birds gets more epic…
  • Third update for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers to roll out

    12 June 2014, 1:13 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Those of you who’ve been participating in the Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers know that since we first rolled out the Preview in April, there have been a couple of updates. The first update rolled out in early May and the second a little over a week…
  • Cricket Wireless has announced the Nokia Lumia 1320

    10 June 2014, 1:59 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    Starting this Friday, June 13th, the Nokia Lumia 1320 will be available exclusively on Cricket Wireless for $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate Cricket Visa Promotion Card* in Cricket stores and online. This is the first time this device is being offered in the…
  • Popular video chat app ooVoo comes to Windows Phone

    10 June 2014, 12:11 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    The popular social video chat app ooVoo is now available for Windows Phone. With ooVoo, you can instantly connect with your closest friends and family through HD video – for free. ooVoo for Windows Phone lets you do one-on-one video calls and group video…
  • New and improved – 8 top apps and games recently updated for ewe

    9 June 2014, 1:19 pm by: Windows Apps Spotlight

    Today we bring to you a selection of apps and games for Windows and Windows Phone that have been recently updated to become more engaging, more catered to your on-the-go lifestyle, and flat-out more fun. Check out all 8 recently updated titles – each of…
  • New partners announce Windows Phones at Computex 2014

    5 June 2014, 7:30 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    An exciting array of new Windows Phone devices were on display this week at Computex. Several of our new partners unveiled Windows Phones 8.1 devices. These new devices are a result of the announcement we made back in February at Mobile World Congress with…
  • Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone updated with performance improvements and new features

    5 June 2014, 3:15 pm by: Brandon LeBlanc

    An update to Messenger for Windows Phone is rolling out today bringing performance improvements and new features. You will see better performance in a few areas. In the background, Messenger is doing more caching of images (like stickers) for better data…

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