Windows Phone

Windows Phone is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft for smartphones. It is the successor to Windows Mobile, although it is incompatible with the earlier platform. With Windows Phone, Microsoft created a new user interface, featuring a design language named "Modern" (which was formerly known as "Metro").

It feels like companies like Apple and Google might be on the cusp of great change here soon. Mostly --maybe-- Apple. The company is currently...
2 years 1 month ago
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, but soon it'll stop working for users on some older mobile operating systems....
2 years 9 months ago
I was one of those folks who was fully strapped in on the Windows Phone bandwagon back in the day. Even when Windows Phone became Windows 10 Mobile,...
3 years 6 months ago
Microsoft had some lofty goals with Windows Phone when it was first introduced, and even more so when the software started to mature. None of those...
3 years 8 months ago
It's been awhile since Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 were in the spotlight, but some folks out there may still be relying on a WP7.5 or WP8...
4 years 7 months ago
Depending on how long you've been using smartphones, you might have some pretty nostalgic memories of using mobile operating systems that are no...
4 years 8 months ago
It wasn't a secret to anyone. Not really. But Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, someone who has been adamantly a fan of Windows on smartphones for years now...
4 years 11 months ago
Back in early 2015, Microsoft introduced the Lumia 435, an entry-level Windows Phone with a blocky design. There wasn’t anything particularly...
4 years 11 months ago
Last week ended with some disappointing news for Windows Phone fans, as HP confirmed that it was ending any future plans that it had for the Elite x3...
4 years 11 months ago
When Microsoft first announced Windows Phone, one of the bullet points on its many lists of "must haves" was the inclusion of a physical camera...
5 years 5 months ago
If you’ve got a smartphone with a microSD card slot, you may want to point your browser to Amazon. Amazon is now selling SanDisk’s 200GB microSD card...
5 years 9 months ago
WhatsApp is now rolling out a major new feature to its mobile apps. Video calling is now making its way to WhatsApp on Android, iPhone, and Windows...
5 years 10 months ago
Earlier today the Nokia-branded, and probably almost completely forgotten about, McLaren Windows Phone popped up unexpectedly. It was a quick hands-...
6 years 2 months ago
We first got wind of the Nokia McLaren in June 2014, and even though the device was eventually cancelled, we’ve gotten several peeks at it since....
6 years 2 months ago
Heads up, Verizon customers, because the big red carrier is discontinuing its paid Visual Voice Mail service. Verizon will be killing its $2.99...
6 years 3 months ago
The one thing we can all agree on, I hope, is that people are going to like what they like. We all have different use cases, different things we’re...
6 years 3 months ago
There’s something about a physical keyboard that I don’t think I’ll ever really get over. Even if I don’t actually want to use one, I’ve had fond...
6 years 5 months ago
After using the Microsoft Lumia 950 as a daily driver for a 30-Day Challenge, it's time we wrap it up and share our final thoughts of the device. The...
6 years 7 months ago
In recent weeks, it’s been leaked that Facebook Messenger may soon support Material Design and SMS. Now another major new Messenger feature has...
6 years 7 months ago
Apple today launched a new way to buy an iPhone that’s sort of like a combination of its existing trade-in program and its iPhone Upgrade Program....
6 years 7 months ago

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