HTC One Windows Phone Leaked in Official Render

The Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 just leaked right from Verizon USA's own website. As rumored, the phone looks just like the Android version, slate grey metal unibody, BoomSound stereo front facing speakers, 1080p display, Duo-camera and all, but with windows phone onscreen buttons instead of Android. It appears to run Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 as well and it might even have the same IR blaster ...

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App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone

Once upon a time, there were three giants in the mobile industry as far as platforms were concerned. Nokia and Symbian dominated the smartphone landscape in most of the world, but in the United States the playing field mainly revolved around Microsoft with Windows Mobile and RIM with the BlackBerry. When the iPhone hit the scene, Nokia spent some years artificially handicapping all of its smartphones for no ...

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BlackBerry Messenger now available in beta for Windows Phone 8

Are you a Windows Phone user who still has friends who refuse to give up their BlackBerry? Well, you can now communicate with all 2 of them via BlackBerry Messenger which has just arrived in the Windows Phone Store in public beta after a closed testing phase. The current beta includes such groundbreaking features as one-on-one chats, group chats and BBM feeds all wrapped in an app that does seem to apply Mi ...

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Nokia Portable Wireless Charger DC-50 Review

The Nokia Portable Wireless Charging Plate (DC-50) is a sweet little accessory that I've been looking forward to checking out for a while now. Announced at Nokia World 2013 late last year, the portable wireless charging plate is Qi-compatible, and available in Cyan Blue (Hooray!), White, or Red colors. The cool thing about this, is that it can charge up via microUSB or you can charge it up wirelessly using ...

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Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]

It's no secret that the Lumia 930 has absolutely piqued my interest in the past few weeks, and a fluorescent orange specimen has finally crossed my review desk. You could think of the Lumia 930 as the direct successor of last year's Lumia 925, given that it, too, is constructed from a mix of aluminium and soft-touch polycarbonate with a smooth flowing sheet of curved glass occupying most of the front. I am ...

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Microsoft details Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1; preview release arriving next week

Although the vast majority of Windows Phone users have not yet received Windows Phone 8.1 on their Lumias, HTCs or Samsungs, Microsoft is already on to the next big release. Dubbed Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, this release brings folders to the Start Screen allowing users to group a set of Live Tiles together by simply dragging them atop each other. Unlike earlier solutions like Nokia's App Folder app, Micro ...

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Exclusive: Specs for the Nokia ‘Superman’ selfie phone

As you've probably heard by now, Microsoft will be releasing a new Windows Phone soon that will be targeted right towards the selfie-taking crowd. The Nokia 'Superman' codename has been leaked before, as has it's selfie-oriented purpose, but according to our sources, the new Lumia will feature a 5 megapixel front facing camera, finally going past the 1.2 megapixel front facing cameras that Nokia has used on ...

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Fitbit officially comes to Windows Phone

Fitbit just launched their official app on Windows Phone, making it the first activity-tracking wearable to support Microsoft's platform. If you have one of FitBit's wearables like the FitBit Flex, One or Zip, which were previously only usable with iOS or Android, you'll now be able to download the app and use it with your Windows Phone as well. The Windows Phone 8.1 app also has a live tile with a step cou ...

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Nokia Treasure Tag Review

The Nokia Treasure Tag (WS-2) was announced a while ago but it finally launched over at my side of the planet about a month ago. The Treasure Tag is a tiny, cute little box that you can attach to your keychain (or any object for that matter) so that you dont lose it. Which can come in mighty handy if you keep losing your car keys, or have parents are are on a perpetual mission to find lost keys. And vice-ve ...

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Video: Microsoft’s new Promo is about Cortana vs Siri

Microsoft's new digital voice assistant for Windows Phone, Cortana, is pretty darn good. It's sort-of a mix of Siri's personality and Google Now's information (though not as in-depth as Google Now), which results in it being a really helpful service. Unfortunately it's only available for US-devices right now (unless you change regions on your Windows Phone) but that hasnt stopped Microsoft from trying to pr ...

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 will bring support for interactive cases, new resolutions & folders

Microsoft will be releasing their first update to Windows Phone 8.1 sometime this year, and details about it's new additions have apparently already leaked, right from the company. One of the main changes will be support for folders, so that users can drag a tile on top of another to create a folder and organize apps, similar to iOS and Android. There's also support for interactive cases coming, so that Win ...

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Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 Live Lock Screen app

After showing it off at Build 2014, Microsoft has finally made the Windows Phone 8.1 Live Lock Screen app available as a downloadable Beta. The app's main purpose is to basically give you more lockscreen design options, and some of them look pretty cool. The description goes: Want to truly personalize your lock screen? Live lock screen lets you choose from 6 new lock screen layouts to add a distinctive touc ...

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