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").

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 months 4 days 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...
4 months 3 weeks 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...
1 year 3 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...
1 year 4 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...
1 year 8 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...
1 year 8 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...
1 year 8 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...
2 years 2 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...
2 years 5 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...
2 years 7 months ago
Earlier today the Nokia-branded, and probably almost completely forgotten about, McLaren Windows Phone popped up unexpectedly. It was a quick hands-...
2 years 11 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....
2 years 11 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...
3 years 1 week 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...
3 years 1 week 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...
3 years 2 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...
3 years 3 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...
3 years 3 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....
3 years 3 months ago
Microsoft’s vision for the mobile industry has taken quite a few forms over the years. It’s hard to ignore that there is a distinct separation of...
3 years 4 months ago
Today Microsoft reported its earnings for fiscal Q2 2016, and it revealed that sales of its Lumia smartphones took a bit of a hit. Microsoft says...
3 years 4 months ago

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