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Quite a bit has taken place in Microsoft's backyard this week, from gaming announcements to general updates and business-oriented Insider changes. Be sure to catch up with our handy guide.
Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc said on Twitter this week that there are no new Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview builds coming. The news is no surprise, as the company is no longer focusing on Mobile.
Multiple users have reported being unable to log in to the Starbucks app. Apparently, it is no longer available on the Windows 10 Mobile Store, with no official reason being given for its removal.
Microsoft has quietly bumped the Windows Store device limit under the same Microsoft account to 2,000. Previously, Store apps could be installed on up to ten devices under one Microsoft account.
Microsoft has announced version 2.0 of the UWP Community Toolkit, calling it the largest update yet. The project allows developers to contribute new capabilities on top of the Windows 10 SDK.
Several months after rolling out 36,000 new Windows Phones to police officers in the field, the New York Police Department has reportedly started to replace these devices with new iPhones.
LinkedIn has sent an email to Windows phone users, saying that it is killing off its app for the platform. The firm recommends using its website instead and promises a Windows desktop-only app soon.
iOS and Android users have been able to use Instagram's new features for quite some time. Now, Windows 10 PC and Mobile users can enjoy an extended upload limit and ability to send temporary images.
Focused Inbox for Outlook is a familiar feature to Android and iOS users, but it has yet to arrive for those on Windows 10 PCs and Mobile. Microsoft has now announced that it has started rolling out.
A developer has successfully ported Google's Android 7.0 Nougat onto the six-year old HTC HD2 smartphone, which originally ran Microsoft's obsolete OS, Windows Mobile 6.5.
A new Windows 10 Mobile phablet has joined the market, sporting a huge 6.98-inch screen, USB Type-C, and a "sensitive hole". The device is only available in some parts of the world right now.
It's been six months since I ditched Windows phones and hitched my wagon to Android. Here's what you should expect, along with some thoughts on switching back and the future of Windows 10 Mobile.
HP Sweden has started accepting orders for the Elite x3 and, in doing so, revealed the price for the handset. Interested buyers can also slash 10% off the price during the company's summer promotion.
Rumors that a Snapchat app might finally land on Windows 10 Mobile were seemingly confirmed a couple of days ago. Now a Microsoft Support agent is giving us a second confirmation - but is it true?
Less than one year after Microsoft opened a retail store in São Paulo, the company has now announced it will close off all of its retail points in the country, opting for online-only sales.
Microsoft has now acknowledged the bug where a Lumia 550 will fail to charge or be recognized by a PC after upgrading to build 14267 and has posted a workaround to recover the device.
Rudy Huyn, provides 3rd party Windows Phone apps for Instagram and Tinder. Now, he's updated his 6tag Instagram app and will start work on the Universal version for Windows 10 next week.
In response to a recent post on the AT&T forums, a company representative has reaffirmed that Windows 10 Mobile updates can be distributed by Microsoft, without prior carrier authorization.
Even after six years since its launch, the HTC HD2 is getting ports of the latest versions of a variety of operating systems, and this time it's Android Marshmallow that's hitting the device.
Three retailers in the United Kingdom are now taking pre-orders for Microsoft's Lumia 550 budget handset. Currently, the device is available with differing price points and ship dates.
Reports have surfaced stating that Canadian carriers will not be offering Microsoft's latest, the Lumia 950 or 950 XL. The devices will be available unlocked via the Microsoft Store.
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Microsoft has updated its "Software and Services" License Agreement to state that it can update its software to stop you from playing "counterfeit games" and using unauthorized peripheral hardware.
Looking for a Android device with a keyboard? Samsung might have what you are looking for as their new 'Keyboard Cover' aims to cater to a niche group that yearns for a physical keyboard on Android.
Popular file sharing app, Xender, has finally made its official debut on Windows Phone. The service allows users to share files of up to 10GB in size with a maximum of four devices simultaneously.
Cyanogen Mod has seen incredible growth in the past few years, with over 50 million users to date. The company now claims it has more users than Windows Mobile, a statement that doesn't seem true.
Microsoft has announced today that Cortana will be rolling out to new locations in the coming months that includes Japan and Australia, and in English in Canada and India.
We probably won't be seeing a Windows Mobile device with a curved display this Fall, but this leaked bezel shows that Nokia/Microsoft has experimented with the possibility of such a device.
The new Windows 10 Mobile build 10080 has a bunch of new features including new UI elements, extra polish, the new Beta Store, more customization options and so on. Jump in to see the full list.
After launching last year as an app, now new Lumia 'gestures' are under consideration to be included in a future version. Microsoft is also hinting that the new features will be baked into Windows 10.
A new affordable flagship from Elephone is rumored to feature both Android and Windows 10 as well as an Intel processor and some very impressive specs. Unfortunately there's no official launch date.
Lenovo is working on a number of Windows 10 phones the first of which will be launched later this summer. Unfortunately it looks like the company's handsets might be launched only in China.
Gabe Aul just confirmed that Windows 10 technical preview for phones and small tablets will be available for insiders later on today though which devices are supported is still unknown.
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a presentation at Oxford University today the company would have a "stronger position in the phone market today" if he could get a "redo" of his time.
Rockstar Games has announced that in December, it will be bringing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to mobile devices, including Windows Phone, iOS, Amazon Kindle and a selection of Androids.
If you have wanted to know why Microsoft moved to Windows Phone 7 and dumped Windows Mobile 7, take a look at this concept video of WM7 and you will know exactly why Microsoft made the decision.
It's been almost ten years since I bought my first smartphone, the Orange SPV E200 running Windows Mobile 2003. Join me in a spot of nostalgia, and share your memories of your first smartphone...
Despite being named as a Windows Phone 8 launch partner, Huawei's plans for the new OS remain largely unknown. But now, pics of its new 'Ascend W1' handset have leaked online.