Microsoft's Lumia 735 - known also as the 'selfie phone', due to its impressive front-facing camera - will go on sale in the UK next week, with Cortana support and the latest Denim firmware on board.
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Microsoft is now rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 - though not the Lumia Denim firmware - to its Lumia 930. Among other things, the update will enable Cortana on the device in the UK and China.
Hisense has announced its second Windows Phone, and its first to run Windows Phone 8.1 Update, the latest version of the OS which includes support for the new 'Chinese Cortana' in its home market.
Microsoft has posted up the changelog for Windows Phone 8.1 Update on their blog, and although it's not as comprehensive as we'd expect (or like) it gives a great overview for the end user experience.
HTC devices haven't received the Windows Phone Update 1 Developer Preview. Going by what HTC is saying, it seems to be dropping support for the low-end 8S, with the device no longer receiving updates
Microsoft has just publicly unveiled the next update coming to Windows Phone 8.1. Dubbed Update 1, or GDR1, this small update brings some cool new features to Windows Phone users.
Microsoft has again uploaded, or made available the files for the Spring Update for Windows 8.1. We have the links for the 6 kb updates intended for x86, x64 and ARM versions inside.
Another screenshot from Update 1 has leaked online and shows something really surprising: a modern version of the taskbar that appears when Modern apps are opened.
New screenshots of Windows 8.1 Update 1 reveal some upcoming changes to the Start screen, including mouse-friendly menus and - to the delight of many, no doubt - a new location for the Power button.
Microsoft's first significant update to Windows 8.1 is reportedly set for a March 11 release date. Windows 8.1 Update 1 is expected to include the ability to pin Metro apps to the taskbar.
Additional shots showing the pinning feature of modern apps in Windows 8.1 update 1 have made there way to the web and they show more apps being pinned to the taskbar.
A newer build of Windows 8.1 Update 1 has supposedly made it's way to notorious Russian leaker WZor, and this may be the one that actually leaks to the web soon. Screenshots after the jump!
Microsoft has released the final version of their first update to Visual Studio 2013, after previously offering a release candidate version of the patch in December that has a number of bug fixes.