Microsoft starts releasing Denim update to Lumia smartphones

By on January 16, 2015 at 4:21 PM.

Microsoft starts releasing Denim update to Lumia smartphones

If you own a Lumia smartphone, it’s time you checked the device for a new update. Microsoft has just started to roll out the latest firmware update called Denim to all Windows Phone 8.1-powered Lumia handsets. The update brings with it a number of features including improvements to the Camera app, Internet Explorer, and voice assistant Cortana. More →
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Microsoft ties up with Idea Cellular to bring operator billing for Windows Phone users in India

By on January 12, 2015 at 4:23 PM.

Microsoft ties up with Idea Cellular to bring operator billing for Windows Phone users in India

Handset maker Microsoft Devices has partnered with Idea Cellular to help subscribers of the telecom services firm pay for apps as part of monthly bills. Under the partnership, Idea users will be able to purchase premium apps and games from the Windows Store on Microsoft Lumia as well as other Windows-based smartphones and pay for them through integrated billing. The amount will be either added to the subscriber's monthly bill or deducted from the prepaid balance, depending on the plan. More →
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VLC media player now available for Windows Phone users

By on January 5, 2015 at 9:40 AM.

VLC media player now available for Windows Phone users

VideoLAN's popular VLC media player known for playing varied kinds of video and audio files has now arrived on Windows Phone. First spotted by Windows Central, the app whose beta version was released for Windows Phone users a few months ago, is now available for public download. More →
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‘Windows Phone not forgotten, new Office announcements coming on February 19’ Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore says

By on January 2, 2015 at 6:56 PM.

‘Windows Phone not forgotten, new Office announcements coming on February 19’ Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore says

After releasing its productivity suite Office on iPad, and making it free on both iOS and Android, Microsoft is now turning its attention back to the Windows Phone users. Company’s Operating System chief Joe Belfiore announced on Chinese forum Weibo that the company has a bunch of big announcements for Office’s Windows Phone client, and it will be making them on February 19. More →
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Microsoft could soon support Android apps on Windows Phone and Windows platforms: Report

By on January 2, 2015 at 12:12 PM.

Microsoft could soon support Android apps on Windows Phone and Windows platforms: Report

It is safe to say that Windows Phone has thus far failed to gain a substantial traction in the market. Microsoft’s mobile operating system is still playing catch up with Android and iOS, the two platforms that boast far more number of users, apps, and dedicated developers. Microsoft realizes that it won’t succeed until it solves its ‘app-gap’ problem, and it may have found a solution. More →
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Candy Crush Saga finally arrives on Windows Phone

By on December 12, 2014 at 4:01 PM.

Candy Crush Saga finally arrives on Windows Phone

Microsoft announced today that developer King’s puzzler Candy Crush Saga is now available on Windows Phone. The launch of the title on Microsoft’s mobile platform comes two years after it first became available on Android and iOS, and one month after its sequel Candy Crush Soda Saga got released on rival platforms. According to several estimates, Candy Crush Saga is the world’s most successful game to date, with over 490 million monthly active players. More →
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Lava Iris Win1 Windows 8.1 smartphone launched for Rs 4,999, will go on sale on December 4 exclusively on Flipkart

By on December 2, 2014 at 3:32 PM.

Lava Iris Win1 Windows 8.1 smartphone launched for Rs 4,999, will go on sale on December 4 exclusively on Flipkart

Lava has today launched its first Windows Phone called the Iris Win1. The smartphone is priced at Rs 4,999 and will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart. More →
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Lava Iris Win Windows Phone to launch later this month exclusively on Flipkart: Report

By on December 1, 2014 at 5:46 PM.

Lava Iris Win Windows Phone to launch later this month exclusively on Flipkart: Report

Microsoft announced a host of new hardware partners including the likes of Karbonn, Xolo and Lava at MWC earlier this year. While the former two have already launched their Windows Phones, Lava is set to launch its first Windows Phone this month. More →
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Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

By on October 30, 2014 at 9:48 AM.

Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

Microsoft has finally taken the lid off its long-rumored wearable device. It’s called Microsoft Band, and it comes with both watch and fitness tracker features. Priced at $199, Microsoft Band works with Android, iOS and Windows Phone, with a sync app for Macs as well. Microsoft claims that "it's the most advanced band we've seen in terms of technology on the wrist." More →
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How to improve your smartphone’s battery life

By on October 27, 2014 at 2:54 PM.

How to improve your smartphone’s battery life

No matter how big a battery is bundled with a smartphone, battery life is more often than not one of the chief complaints of every smartphone user. Scientists have been working on fast charging and long lasting batteries, but they are far from being commercially available. In the meantime, there are various tips and tricks that can help extend your phone’s battery life. More →
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