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What's new in Windows Phone 8.1?

What's new in Windows Phone 8.1?

By 3 April 2014

Microsoft has unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8.1, at its Build 2014 annual conference in San Francisco. Windows Phone 8 was introduced in October 2011. Three updates later and it was time for a major overhaul.... >>

Microsoft unveils Windows 8.1 Update with universal apps and mouse friendly interface, due 8 April

Microsoft unveils Windows 8.1 Update with universal apps and mouse friendly interface, due 8 April

By 2 April 2014

Microsoft has announced a new Windows 8.1 Update at its Build 2014 developer conference. This is a big deal for developers as it brings universal apps that will work across Windows PCs, phones and tablets. It's also good news for non-touchscreen owners... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 brings Cortana smart assistant to the world of Siri and Google Now

Windows Phone 8.1 brings Cortana smart assistant to the world of Siri and Google Now

By 2 April 2014

The new mobile operating system from Microsoft is finally here with Windows Phone 8.1, announced at Build 2014. Top of the feature list was Windows Phone's new personal assistant Cortana. Joe Belfiore, corporate VP of Windows Phone described Cortana as... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 leaks ahead of expected unveiling tomorrow morning, now official

Nokia Lumia 930 leaks ahead of expected unveiling tomorrow morning, now official

By 2 April 2014

UPDATE: The announcement is now official -- Like clockwork Nokia's new Lumia 930 has leaked ahead of a Lumia event tomorrow morning. Pocket-lint will be visiting Nokia on Thursday morning for an announcement of the Lumia variety. Presumably this will... >>

What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'

What to expect from Windows Phone 8.1 'Blue'

By 2 April 2014

Microsoft's annual Build conference is about to kick-off later today and with it should come an unveiling of Windows Phone 8.1, at last. UPDATE: We've now had hands-in time with Windows Phone 8.1, you can find all the details here: Windows Phone 8.1... >>

The race for VR headset gaming is on, Microsoft spends $150m to take on Facebook and Oculus

The race for VR headset gaming is on, Microsoft spends $150m to take on Facebook and Oculus

By 2 April 2014

Facebook's purchase of Oculus Rift has kicked off the race to put gaming on headsets soon. Now Microsoft has reportedly spent around $150 million to buy virtual reality tech from smart glasses specialist Osterhout Design Group. While this company focuses... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 spotted online with 5MP camera, running Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia 630 spotted online with 5MP camera, running Windows Phone 8.1

By 21 March 2014

The Nokia Lumia 630 leaked in February as the first Windows Phone with buttons on screen. Now it's appeared online again, this time with its camera being tested and the much-anticipated Windows Phone 8.1 on board, ahead of a possible appearance at Microsoft's... >>

Windows 9, codenamed Threshold, could be revealed at Build 2014 in April

Windows 9, codenamed Threshold, could be revealed at Build 2014 in April

By 13 January 2014

Microsoft could be unveiling Windows 9 sooner than expected. Previously known as Threshold, its release may be more than just the return of the Start button and the ability to run Metro-style apps on the desktop. Microsoft wants a new version to separate... >>