A year after its launch on Windows Phone 8, the BBC iPlayer app has received a major update today, with the addition of live TV and an improved interface - but BBC Radio content has been removed.
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Microsoft has yet to fix a problem with Windows Phone 8 incorrectly shifting entries by one hour during daylight-savings time using the Google calendar native app
Path, the popular social network that originally launched on the iPhone, is now finally in the Windows Phone Store. Users can now download the free app and use some exclusive imaging features.
Microsoft is reportedly looking to invest over $2 billion dollars in order for companies to put more Windows Phone devices on store shelves in a push to become more relevant in the market place.
Nokia has just announced that they've started rolling out their Black update worldwide. Along with GDR3 features this update brings folders and Nokia exclusive apps such as Beamer and Storyteller.
Microsoft's software and services are continuing to extend to rival platforms, but a recent job posting reaffirms the company's long-standing commitment to delivering the best experiences on Windows.
Viber, the very popular messaging platform has put out an updated version of their Windows Phone app which brings a ton of improvements including a completely revamped UI and better notifications.
A new tweet from @evleaks claims that the Nokia Lumia 1520 will launch on September 26th, the same day as the Nokia event in New York bringing the first ever Windows Phone 8 "Phablet" to market.
6tag, a fully fledged Instagram app for Windows Phone 8 has now become available on the Windows Phone Store as a free download. After 313 votes it already has a five star rating too.
Three years ago Microsoft rejoined the smartphone race and while their OS should have blown away the competition, it only accounts for 3% of the market. We take a look at why this is the case.
Lets be honest, Windows Phone 8.1 or 9 concepts are nothing new; we even have one or two of our own! The ones that stand out though, are the ones that propose subtle yet worthwhile changes.
A patent filed in 2012 seems to suggest Microsoft could be bringing email-style 'flags' to their smartphones, making it easier to spot when a call is urgent... or when it's not necessary.
The research firm Strategy Analytics said that Windows Phone smartphone unit shipments got a big boost in the second quarter of 2013 but its marketshare percentage didn't go up as much.
Isis, a mobile wallet system, will launch in the US with Windows Phone support later this year. Could this be the first of many major developers giving Windows Phone their full attention?
It's the weekend, so that means whenever we can, we'll feature a review done by one of our members. Today, Neowin is proud to present a community review of the Nokia Lumia 925.
Many folks believe that having only 512 MB RAM on your phone leads to a sub-par experience but a recent report clearly shows this isn't the case when it comes to Windows Phone 8 games and apps.
Nokia has just unveiled the brand new Lumia 625. It's a low-end device but it packs a massive 4.7-inch curved glass screen, a dual-core CPU as well as Nokia's camera and navigation software.
It's that time of the week again where we feature a review from members in the forums. This week we have an in depth review of the Huawei Ascend W1, a phone we haven't reviewed on Neowin yet.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, has finally received a long needed update on Windows Phone. The update brings a change of APIs, fixes notifications, and improves battery life.
As promised, we now have the full report from AdDuplex. the data shows that the Lumia 520 is the uncontested winner in the Windows Phone ecosystem and that low-end devices are the way forward.
Nokia's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Lumia 1020, will apparently cost $699 off-contract, and $299 on-contract in the United States, making it ~$100 more expensive than other phones on the market
Nokia has updated both HERE Drive and HERE Transit for Windows Phone, bringing new features but also killing the exclusivity tag, allowing the app to be installed on all Windows Phone 8 devices
The Windows Phone 8 Spotify app is finally out of beta. With the latest update the app hits gold, and users will get to experience some new features as well as improved performance.
1080p assets for a Windows Phone emulator have been spotted in Visual Studio 2013, giving the strongest indication yet that Microsoft is gearing up to support 1080p Windows Phones very soon
Nokia's mid-range Windows Phone packing a sexy unibody, the Lumia 720, is put to the test in this week's review. Can Nokia once again produce a great smartphone for a lower price point?
Microsoft's Larry Lieberman has commented on the current state of Windows Phone at BUILD 2013, saying "we're solidly the third ecosystem", while also mentioning they're not threatened by BlackBerry.
It could be argued that there's too much crap on TV, so Microsoft is raising the bar for quality entertainment delivered straight to your Windows Phone with full award winning documentary programming.
A new photo has leaked of the Nokia Lumia 'EOS', showing this time a white model. This leak gets added to the growing pile surrounding the unreleased phone, which will likely sport a 41 MP camera.
An unofficial Snapchat client has landed on Windows Phone 8, bringing a number of classic features into what seems like a rushed application, although it is the first client for the platform
Been worried about the lack of rumours and leaks surrounding Microsoft's plans for Windows Phone? Microsoft has just revealed that it'll be sharing more about what's coming to Windows Phone in June.
Microsoft has updated their Windows Phone YouTube app today to address some of the concerns raised by Google, however the main issue - the lack of ads in the app - doesn't appear to be resolved
The Unity game engine, used by many popular apps across different platform, has now become free of charge for Android and iOS developers. Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10 will follow soon.
People have often complained that Windows Phone's multitasking is slow compared to other platforms, although diving into the reason why reveals that it's actually the app's fault and not the OS
If you own a Windows Phone, Microsoft would like to give you the chance to win some prizes. Simply download the Microsoft Store app, spin the wheel, and see if you're lucky.
While Nokia is launching brand new devices, users are waiting for updates to the Windows Phone OS. GDR2, which is an update to WP8 is expected to launch this summer and we finally know what it brings.
GoPro, makers of wearable action cameras, have released their first app for Windows Phone, allowing you to control your HD HERO3 or HD HERO2 via your Windows Phone 8 device.
Nokia has run an advert on prime time UK TV that teases the upcoming Lumia, set to be unveiled on May 14th in London. The advert shows a bulging camera - will it have the 808 PureView's camera?
The full report from AdDuplex is almost out and it shows a very interesting picture: low-end devices are selling well and they are fueling the growth of Windows Phone 8 with Nokia leading the charge.
Nokia's worst kept secret, the Lumia 928, has appeared on an advertising billboard ahead of its official announcement, claiming the Windows Phone is the "best low-light smartphone camera"
The upcoming Lumia 928 destined for Verizon was spotted filming at a private Nokia concert. it's likely that the footage will be used to showcase the device's filming capabilities at the launch event.
Fidelity Investments have released their own app for Windows Phone 8, offering an easy way to check up on your investments and quotations. The app itself also acts as a great standalone finances tool.
Tumblr for Windows Phone 8 has finally been released on the Windows Phone store. Boasting over 100 million blogs, the release is sure to please many users, both new and existing.
Bloomberg is claiming that Nokia will unveil the Lumia 928 for Verizon sometime next month, hopefully ending a long run of speculation and rumors surrounding the Lumia 920 variant
After today's Q1 2013 results, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has raised investors' expectations with hints of a new 'hero device' launching this quarter, with other new devices due to be announced soon.
Terry Myerson of the Windows Phone division has discussed Windows Phone at a recent conference, including where it's most successful, how OEMs are going, the possibility of a Surface phone and
Nokia's next Windows Phone Lumia flagship, the "EOS", will allegedly include a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset alongside the 41MP PureView camera, while a few additional specs have leaked
A Reddit user claims to have spoke to an "insider" at Nokia about their recent push to introduce Instagram onto Windows Phone. The insider claims that Nokia wants Instagram because of celebrity users
Nine popular Xbox game titles are up for grabs courtesy of Electronic Arts for Windows Phone; and with a saving of up to 40 percent, you'd be mad to pass this up.
The Skype client for Windows Phone has received an update today, that reinstates People Hub integration while providing HD video call capabilities amongst a number of other new features.
The next flagship Nokia Lumia device is on the horizon, and some bits have been rumored here and there, but here's what I'd like to see when the time comes for the device to be seen and purchased