Google Restores Maps Access On Windows Phone

Google Restores Maps Access On Windows Phone

We recently reported that Google was redirecting Windows Phone users who tried to access Google Maps via Internet Explorer mobile, to its home page. However, the search giant later announced that it would soon restore direct access to Google Maps for such users. And now, it finally has.

By On January 10, 2013 Respond
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Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

We recently reported that such users who tried accessing Google Maps via Internet Explorer on a Windows Phone devices were redirected to the Google home page. It was revealed that the problem emanated from the fact that IE doesn’t use WebKit which, Google holds, is essential to provide a good Maps experience.

By On January 6, 2013 Respond
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Google Maps Not Supported On Windows Phone Due To No WebKit Usage

Google Maps Not Supported On Windows Phone Due To No WebKit Usage

Relations between Microsoft and Google haven’t exactly been amicable. In fact, in recent times, they have soured all the more due to somewhat of a feud between Bing and Google search as well as several other issues. Now, it has turned out that Google Maps can’t be accessed on Windows Phone devices because their default browser doesn’t use WebKit.

By On January 5, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Added More Than 75000 Apps To Windows Phone Store In 2012

Microsoft Added More Than 75000 Apps To Windows Phone Store In 2012

Windows Phone platform hasn’t gained significant traction in face of fierce competition from iOS and Android devices. However, Microsoft has been steadily building the apps repository for the Windows Phone devices, publishing more than 75000 new apps in 2012 alone.

By On December 29, 2012 Respond
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Samsung Released ChatON Version 2.0 With New Features

Samsung Released ChatON Version 2.0 With New Features

Samsung is marking the year-end with a major update of ChatON, its cross-platform mobile messaging app. Samsung has released ChatON version 2.0.

By On December 27, 2012 Respond
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Windows Phone 7.8 Update For Nokia Lumia 800 Arriving

Windows Phone 7.8 Update For Nokia Lumia 800 Arriving

Nokia Lumia 800 is receiving the much-anticipated software update, the Windows Phone 7.8. It is being said that after update Lumia 800 will mirror the user interface of the Windows Phone 8.

By On December 18, 2012 Respond
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Nokia Launches Low-End Lumia 505

Nokia Launches Low-End Lumia 505

Nokia has been adding many new releases to its portfolio of Windows Phone handsets. Although in major markets such as U.S., the company has stuck to standard releases, it has been dishing out more exclusive devices for developing markets. The release of a low-end Lumia 505 handset is apparently the latest episode of this strategy.

By On December 16, 2012 Respond
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Samsung ATIV S Windows 8 Smartphone Releasing On December 14

Samsung ATIV S Windows 8 Smartphone Releasing On December 14

Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, dubbed as ATIV S, is now available in some web shops. In U.K., Unlocked-Mobile is taking pre-order for this handset at £424.98 (about €526 or $686). Another UK retailer Clove is taking pre-order for £442.80 and a third retailer named Expansys is taking pre-order for £459.99.

By On December 13, 2012 Respond
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Nokia Unveils 3.8-Inch Nokia Lumia 620 Priced At $249

Nokia Unveils 3.8-Inch Nokia Lumia 620 Priced At $249

Fans of the Windows Phone platform have anxiously been waiting for a more affordable Window Phone 8 device to arrive. Apparently, Nokia has been working on one for some time and took many by surprise when it announced a 3.8-inch Nokia Lumia 620 at the LeWeb 2012 event in Paris.

By On December 5, 2012 1 Response
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Windows Phone Store Reaches 120K Apps, Developer Revenue Increases

Windows Phone Store Reaches 120K Apps, Developer Revenue Increases

Things have been rather quite on the Windows Phone front. Microsoft had hoped that with the release of Windows Phone 8, it will be able to significantly bolster the sales of WP devices but that doesn’t seem to be happening. However, the Windows Phone Store is growing at an excellent pace, the latest statistics suggest.

By On December 5, 2012 Respond
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HTC Officialy Confirms It’s Not Going To Sell Windows Phone HTC 8S In US

HTC Officialy Confirms It’s Not Going To Sell Windows Phone HTC 8S In US

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has confirmed that HTC Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. Rather, HTC is going to focus its marketing efforts for the HTC Windows Phone 8X.

By On December 2, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Download Bing Maps For Offline Use In Windows Phone

[Tutorial] How To Download Bing Maps For Offline Use In Windows Phone

Not long ago, I showed you how to use Google Maps in offline mode, and today I will show you how to do that with Bing Maps in Windows Phone. Follow this tutorial to learn the process.

By On November 22, 2012 Respond
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Skype Preview Available For Windows Phone 8

Skype Preview Available For Windows Phone 8

Microsoft yesterday released a preliminary version of its Skype VoIP client for smartphones running on Windows Phone 8, and while it’s still a preview version, it is completely functional and offers a few great features which you may want to try.

By On November 13, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Reportedly Starts Testing Its Own Smartphone

Microsoft Reportedly Starts Testing Its Own Smartphone

Wall Street Journal has reported citing unnamed officials in Microsoft’s supply chain that the company is currently testing its smartphone design.

By On November 3, 2012 Respond
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Windows Phone 8 Comes With Tons Of New Features And Apps

Windows Phone 8 Comes With Tons Of New Features And Apps

The much anticipated iteration of Microsoft’s mobile OS is finally here. On Monday, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8 in an event held at San Francisco. The new OS comes with a whole lot of new features as well as apps which have been optimized for use on Windows Phone 8 devices.

By On October 30, 2012 Respond
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