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Microsoft has released a new app for Windows Phone 8.1, which is designed to make it easier to manage settings for incoming calls, including configuration of your call-forwarding preferences.
Microsoft's latest non-preview OS update is now available for XOLO's newest Windows Phone, the Win Q1000. Update 2 adds new features such as more granular app permissions and a revised Settings hub.
Microsoft is now rolling out its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview build - but handsets running the last Insider Preview, build 10080, won't be able to upgrade directly to the newest release.
Microsoft has announced that it will roll out a new Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview, build 10136 to the Fast ring - but this latest release includes a bug that prevents upgrading from 10080.
Microsoft's Lumia 635 on AT&T is the latest handset to receive Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, which includes features such as MKV video playback and Bluetooth keyboard support.
Nine months after its original release, the Opera Mini browser has exited the beta phase of its development on Windows Phone, and is now available to download as a full non-beta app from the Store.
Less than five months after its announcement, prices are already falling on one of Microsoft's most affordable smartphones - the Lumia 532, which will be available for just $39 off-contract this week.
After being available for iOS and Android for some time, the official National Rail Enquiries app is now available for Windows Phone, with a wide range of features to help you navigate the network.
Microsoft confirms that support for Windows Phone's built-in group sharing feature, Rooms, will end next month, advising that users seeking similar functionality consider "an alternative solution".
After increasing its smartphone sales in India by 20% last quarter, Microsoft has now launched its latest Windows Phone there: the Lumia 540 Dual SIM, which was first unveiled last month.
After a long wait, and numerous leaks, Verizon has finally decided to launch the low-end LG Lancet Windows Phone. The device is only $120 off-contract and comes with Windows Phone 8.1.
It's not the biggest Windows Phone ever, but with a 5.7-inch HD display, the Lumia 640 XL is still pretty huge. But is the affordable handset as good as it looks, or is big not better after all?
Last month, Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 430 Dual SIM, its most affordable smartphone ever. It's now available in India, priced around Rs.5,299, along with some rather nice promotional offers.
Microsoft has released "Contacts + Message Backup", which will allow for proper backups of your messages and contacts from your Windows Phone. The app is available for Windows Phone 8.1 users.
Over a year after Windows Phone 8.1 introduced the ability to set a background image to be visible 'through' the tiles on your Start screen, Microsoft has now updated OneDrive with a transparent tile.
The Lumia 640 is now listed on the Microsoft Store as 'coming soon', priced at just $89 - a remarkably low price for a handset with a 5" 720p display, Snapdragon 400, 4G LTE, 1GB RAM and 8MP camera.
According to data from AdDuplex, Windows 10 for phones is just starting to make a mark on Windows OS market share, but it has a long way to go before it'll even beat Windows Phone 7.
Microsoft has rolled out the latest update to its Xbox Music app on Windows Phone 8.1, adding a couple of (fairly minor) new features, which the company says "addresses some top feedback" from users.
After adding support for MKV video playback to Windows 10 last year, Microsoft has now brought the same feature to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 - but that means it won't be available for everyone.
As we get closer to the release of Windows 10, Microsoft is offering app developers an analysis of current market trends based on demographics, category and monetization options.
Microsoft seems to be concentrating on the mid to low end of the smartphone recently, and today another Lumia in that category has been announced, the Dual SIM Lumia 540.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 - which debuted on the company's latest handsets, the Lumia 640 and 640 XL - will come to existing devices... but not all of them.
Microsoft has announced the launch of its new Windows Phones in the UK: the 5-inch Lumia 640, which will be priced from £99.99 off-contract; and the 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL, priced from £219.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 435, is now available from EE for just £24.99 with a £20 pay-as-you-go top-up, offering a 4-inch display, front and rear cameras, 1GB RAM and more.
Microsoft has released the mid-range Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in India. Both phones are the first to come with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 pre-installed which offers bluetooth keyboard compatibility.
Twitter has delivered a big update for its Vine app on Windows Phone with a redesigned UI, more camera tools and Vine messages that bring it on par with those on Android and iOS
Microsoft has sent out invites to a launch event for its new Lumia 640 and 640 XL Windows Phones in India on Tuesday April 7, with pricing rumored to start at around Rs.9,999.
Microsoft has today launched MS-DOS Mobile, a stunning new DOS-based platform designed especially for mobile phones, which aims to take productivity back to where it all started with a simple OS.
Microsoft's 3D Touch software nearly made it into Nokia's flagship phones before abruptly being killed off without ever making it. New leaks show what the software would've look liked.
ESPN has released a new official app for Windows Phone, replacing its outdated ScoreCenter app. The new app brings its Windows Phone offering on par with its Android and iOS apps.
Microsoft's "affordable flagship" Windows Phone, the Lumia 830, is available right now for £199.99 SIM-free - £100 lower than its usual price - including a free Fitbit Flex and free delivery.
Microsoft has teamed up with Air Asia to give 5,000 airline loyalty points to anyone who buys the Lumia 535 in Malaysia - enough to get a return flight to Phuket, Krabi or Singapore.
A video reportedly shows a Microsoft demo of its new 'smart dialler' in Windows 10 for phones - a feature that allows users to quickly find contacts using their handset's alphanumeric keypad.
With Microsoft's unveiling of the Lumia 640 and 640 XL earlier this week and with Windows 10 devices coming soon, is it time for Microsoft to consider a new naming scheme for its future devices?
The Lumia Denim update roll out is gradually picking up pace and being made available on more and more devices across the world, and one of those markets is the huge one in India.
On Sunday, Acer announced its first Windows Phone for four years - and like so many others, the device is targeting the low end of the market. But does the new Liquid M220 actually seem any good?
Microsoft has confirmed via a product listing page that Windows Phone 8.1's Update 2 will bring compatibility with Bluetooth keyboards, something the operating system currently lacks.
Microsoft announced two new additions to its smartphone range today - the Lumia 640 and 640 XL - and we had some hands-on time with both of them, which included some intriguing OS observations.
At Mobile World Congress 2015 today, Acer has finally revealed its first Windows Phone device in four years. Running Windows Phone 8.1, the Liquid M220 is also upgradable to Windows 10 for Phones.
The newly launched low-cost Lumia 435 from Microsoft running on Windows Phone 8.1 has gone on sale in the UK, and is available from various carriers as well sim-free from online retailers.
Microsoft has rolled out the latest update to its OneDrive app for Windows Phone, adding a range of new features, including the ability to add a PIN code, and easily switch between Microsoft accounts.
Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone is now available for just $94.49 in the US - although the retailer's claims that this represents a $200 discount on the usual price are somewhat misleading.
After launching its first Windows Phone in September, KAZAM is launching two more - the Thunder 450W and 450WL - which both include a three-year warranty and free screen replacement in the first year.
XOLO has quietly revealed its new Win Q1000, which features a 5-inch HD display, 1GB RAM and 8MP camera with 1080p video recording, in a sleek 8.8mm thick body - all for Rs.8,499 (around $137).
From Microsoft's Rooms and Intel's Skylake, to Indian Denim, Windows 10 patches, HTTP/2, privacy intrusions and Sony's wonky smartglasses, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft is putting an end to unsupported devices installing the Windows 10 preview for phones in an attempt to stop users from bricking their phones.
After recently launching the Lumia 435 in the UK, and the 532 in India, Microsoft has brought its two most affordable Windows Phones to Thailand, where they are now available from 2,990 baht ($92).
It's been over five months since Microsoft announced the Lumia Denim update, but many users are still waiting for it to arrive. But in India, the company says it will complete its rollout this month.
The Lumia 532 is an entry-level Windows Phone, but it still includes a quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, front and rear cameras and multiple hardware sensors, along with the latest Lumia Denim firmware.