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Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1

April 2nd, 2014

Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off Windows Phone 8.1, the latest version of its mobile operating system that it hopes will help spark more demand for its mobile products. Among other things Microsoft announced that Indian vendor Micromax would be making low-cost Windows Phones, which should help Windows Phone gain some traction in emerging …

Windows Phone 8.1 Features and Release Date

Siri-like ‘Cortana’ will be the star of the show in Windows Phone 8.1

April 1st, 2014

In addition to Windows 8.1 and Windows 9 news, Windows Phone 8.1 will be one of Microsoft’s major announcements at Build 2014 this week, with the company expected to unveil the new features of the upcoming smartphone operating system update and launch plans. ZDNet says that Windows Phone 8.1 may have been already released to …

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Features

Microsoft almost spilled the beans on Windows Phone 8.1

March 20th, 2014

Microsoft definitely plans on releasing Windows Phone 8.1 because the company has already listed the next version of its mobile operating system on its Windows Phone website. WPCentral first spotted a Windows Phone 8.1 section under the Features menu, however, the company must have published the section by mistake because it’s not available anymore.

Cortana Video Windows Phone

Video: Here is Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Siri, in action

March 4th, 2014

The Windows Phone 8.1 leaks continue to roll out as the Microsoft Build Developer Conference inches closer. Just a day after the reveal of Cortana’s appearance, Unleash the Phones has come forward with footage of the Windows Phone digital assistant in action. The video begins with the initial set up, in which you will be …

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Cortana

This is what Microsoft’s answer to Siri and Google Now will look like

March 3rd, 2014

The next version of Windows Phone is shaping up to be the biggest evolution of Microsoft’s mobile operating system yet. We already know that Cortana, the Windows Phone voice-controlled digital assistant, will have advanced privacy settings for users that want to be in complete control of how much data they share, and we think the …

Windows Phone 8.1 Action Center VIdeo

Here’s our first look at Windows Phone 8.1’s notification center

February 19th, 2014

Microsoft is finally bringing a notification center to Windows Phone in the next major update. Action Center, as it has been dubbed, works almost identically to the notification centers that appear on Android and iOS devices. Simply swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal a log of messages, emails and updates you …

Windows Phone 8.1 Leaks

Windows Phone 8.1 leaks unveil a host of new features

February 11th, 2014

With the BUILD developer conference fast approaching, Windows leaks are becoming increasingly common. The latest set of leaks comes from one developer with access to the latest release of the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK. The developer began posting the leaks to Reddit on Tuesday, starting with the revelation that Windows Phone 8.1 will feature JavaScript …

Windows Phone Update On-Screen Buttons

Is this Microsoft’s next big Windows Phone update? [updated]

December 16th, 2013

Now that the Nokia acquisition is all but finalized, Microsoft is back at work improving Windows Phone. The latest leaked image from @evleaks shows off just a sliver of the Windows Phone 8.1 UI, but it appears to indicate that the next major update for Microsoft’s mobile OS will include on-screen buttons. The update will …

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Rumor

Microsoft rumored to be making Windows Phone 8.1 a tablet-capable OS

October 10th, 2013

For a long time, many analysts and observers have wondered, “What’s the point of Windows RT?” And if the latest rumors from Paul Thurrott’s Supersite for Windows are to be believed, Microsoft engineers may be wondering the same thing as well. According to one of Thurrott’s sources, Microsoft is designing its upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 …