Microsoft Offers Windows Developers $100 Cash For New Apps

Microsoft Offers Windows Developers $100 Cash For New Apps

Microsoft has been trying hard to amass a greater number of apps for its Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. Currently, the company’s online marketplaces stand well behind both App Store and Google Play. In a bid to catch up, Microsoft is now offering Windows developers $100 on every new, approved app.

By On March 20, 2013 1 Response
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Support For Windows Phone 8 Will End In July 2014, Says Microsoft

Support For Windows Phone 8 Will End In July 2014, Says Microsoft

Microsoft’s mobile platform, Windows Phone, hasn’t exactly been a success. The company was able to trigger the interest of many with Windows Phone 8, but handsets running the latest release haven’t garnered significant sales. Now, Microsoft has apparently decided to abandon support for Windows Phone 8 by July, 2014.

By On March 18, 2013 1 Response
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Verizon May Launch Nokia Lumia 928 In April

Verizon May Launch Nokia Lumia 928 In April

After doing a success of Nokia Lumia 920, Microsoft is planning to bring a new Windows Phone to the Nokia Lumia series – the Lumia 928. The upcoming Lumia 928 is going to have some addition in its specs, compared to Lumia 920. So far we’ve come to know that Nokia will use aluminum body for the upcoming Lumia 928 and the device will feature Xenon and LED flash with 8-megapixel PureView camera.

By On March 13, 2013 Respond
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Disqus Rolls Out Exclusive Windows Phone App

Disqus Rolls Out Exclusive Windows Phone App

Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has gained significant traction over the last year or so but in terms of apps, the platform still lags far behind iOS and Android. However, the good news for Windows Phone users is that Disqus has now rolled out an exclusive app for the platform.

By On March 7, 2013 2 Responses
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Instagram Arriving On Windows Phone 8, Nokia Accidentally Leaked The News

Instagram Arriving On Windows Phone 8, Nokia Accidentally Leaked The News

Instagram is finally arriving on Windows Phone smartphones. It is neither a rumor nor a guess. Mobile maker Nokia has leaked the news. Details inside.

By On March 6, 2013 Respond
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Next Windows Phone May Arrive During This Holiday Season

Next Windows Phone May Arrive During This Holiday Season

Microsoft was able to grab the limelight for the Windows Phone platform when it released Windows Phone 8. The release brought a number of significant upgrades to the mobile platform. Now, hints from the company’s job listings reveal that the next Windows Phone release may be slated for the holiday season this year.

By On March 4, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft’s Job Listing Confirms The Upcoming Windows Blue Upgrade

Microsoft’s Job Listing Confirms The Upcoming Windows Blue Upgrade

We have been hearing of an upcoming Windows Blue upgrade which would essentially put the Windows platform on a yearly update schedule. The idea is to bring low-cost updates to Windows users, kind of similar to Apple’s approach towards Mac OS. Now, a job listing by Microsoft makes the first official mention of Windows Blue.

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Huawei And Microsoft Announce To Bring Low Cost Windows Phone For Africans

Huawei And Microsoft Announce To Bring Low Cost Windows Phone For Africans

Software giant Microsoft and Chinese telecoms giant Huawei are gearing up to spread the Windows Phone widely. Microsoft and Huawei have jointly announced that they are going to bring affordable, low-cost Windows Phone powered devices to capture the African market.

By On February 5, 2013 Respond
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AT&T’s Nokia Lumia 900 Users Getting Windows Phone 7.8 OS Update Today

AT&T’s Nokia Lumia 900 Users Getting Windows Phone 7.8 OS Update Today

The Lumia 900 is a wonderfully designed smartphone by Nokia available with AT&T connections. The only drawback was that the phone packs a Windows 7.5, upgradable only to Windows Phone 7.8. The good news is AT&T’s Nokia Lumia 900 owners will be able to get Windows Phone 7.8 OS update from today.

By On January 30, 2013 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Update Your Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

[Tutorial] How To Update Your Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

Few days ago, I got my hands on a Windows Phone 8 device. Because I have been using Android exclusively for a long time, it was a bit hard for me to get used to Windows Phone 8 interface. Like every other smartphone user, one of the first things I did was to check for latest updates. If you are one of new comers to Windows Phone 8, like me, in this tutorial I will walk you through the process to update your Windows Phone 8 device.

By On January 27, 2013 1 Response
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Nokia Debunks Rumors Of A Potential Android Smartphone

Nokia Debunks Rumors Of A Potential Android Smartphone

Nokia has proved itself committed to the Windows Phone platform, along with Symbian, over the recent years. Whereas companies such as HTC and Samsung have tried to gain a foothold in both the Android and Windows Phone platforms, Nokia has categorically debunked the possibility of creating an Android smartphone in the near future.

By On January 26, 2013 1 Response
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Verizon Starts Selling Samsung Ativ Odyssey Windows Phone At $50

Verizon Starts Selling Samsung Ativ Odyssey Windows Phone At $50

If you have been waiting for Samsung’s Windows Phone 8 entry in the U.S., then you don’t need to wait anymore. Verizon has announced that Samsung’s 4-inch Windows Phone handset Ativ Odyssey will be available from January 24.

By On January 24, 2013 Respond
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Windows Phone 7.8 May Be Released On January 31

Windows Phone 7.8 May Be Released On January 31

Microsoft has repeatedly cited that such devices which are currently running Windows Phone 7.5 wouldn’t be eligible for a Windows Phone 8 upgrade. The company did promise that it would release Windows Phone 7.8 for such devices. The good news is that the Windows Phone 7.8 update is probably arriving on January 31.

By On January 23, 2013 Respond
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[Video] Camera Software Of BlackBerry Z10 Revealed, Includes Instagram-Like Photo Filters

[Video] Camera Software Of BlackBerry Z10 Revealed, Includes Instagram-Like Photo Filters

We already know two BlackBerry 10 smartphones are coming before the second quarter of 2013. Later, we came to know via leaked image that the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone will be BlackBerry Z10. Recently mobile blog The Gadget Masters has published a video revealing the camera software of BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.

By On January 21, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Files Patent For ‘Inconspicuous Mode For Mobile Devices’

Microsoft Files Patent For ‘Inconspicuous Mode For Mobile Devices’

The use of mobile devices in certain situations, both public and private, can be quite annoying. Microsoft is now trying to patent a method which would let users switch their mobile devices into ‘inconspicuous’ mode. In other words, the method envisions a way to make mobile devices less annoying in the public sphere.

By On January 12, 2013 1 Response
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