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Xbox One gets NOW TV, becomes best media player on the planet?

Xbox One gets NOW TV, becomes best media player on the planet?

By 30 July 2014

After launching on the PS4 last week, NOW TV is now available through the Xbox One and, unlike the other apps available across platforms, it fits in with the Microsoft console's tile user interface. It might even seem a little unfamiliar to those used... >>

EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

By 29 July 2014

EA has partnered with Microsoft to offer a new subscription service called EA Access. With either a monthly or annual membership to EA Access, Xbox One players will have access to several EA games. The new service is starting today for a select group... >>

Microsoft Lumia 'selfie' Superman smartphone on its way?

Microsoft Lumia 'selfie' Superman smartphone on its way?

By 29 July 2014

The Nokia Lumia Superman, as it was codenamed, has leaked before and now it's appeared again ahead of its imminent release. The Lumia, likely to be branded Microsoft Lumia, is expected to be the sequel to the Nokia Lumia 720, according to Phone Arena.... >>

Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone

Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone

By 29 July 2014

Now Windows Phone users have no excuse to not stay fit: Fitbit has landed for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The native Fitbit app looks just like the Android and iOS variations. You use it to connect your Windows Phone to Fitbit's Flex or One fitness devices... >>

Cortana will have British accent on UK Windows Phones, preview lands next month

Cortana will have British accent on UK Windows Phones, preview lands next month

By 26 July 2014

Microsoft is slowly rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 and of course the Cortana virtual assistant to handsets, but Brits in the UK who are familiar with the Halo game series won't get the Cortana they've known and loved for years. Although Cortana is limited... >>

Apple powered Lumia 930? Microsoft says no problem...

Apple powered Lumia 930? Microsoft says no problem...

By 25 July 2014

Microsoft has revealed a 20ft wide by 8ft tall installation that shows if you have enough apples and potatoes you can charge the company's new Lumia 930 smartphone. On show outside Westfield in Sheperd's Bush, the work, created by Caleb Charland, a science... >>

Uber for Windows Phone is back, following abrupt removal last summer

Uber for Windows Phone is back, following abrupt removal last summer

By 23 July 2014

Last August the official Uber app for Windows Phone abruptly disappeared from the Windows Phone Store, but now is it back and supposedly much better than it was before. "Previously, Windows Phone users accessed Uber through our mobile site, but starting... >>

Microsoft Nokia Lumia 530 vs Motorola Moto E: What’s the difference?

Microsoft Nokia Lumia 530 vs Motorola Moto E: What’s the difference?

By 23 July 2014

Budget before phone is suddenly not such a dirty word. With quad-core and respectable screens the market of affordable is also becoming far more functional. So much so that there is actually choice among the handsets at the lower end of the market now.... >>

Microsoft's next Windows Phone 8.1 handset is the cheap and cheerful Lumia 530

Microsoft's next Windows Phone 8.1 handset is the cheap and cheerful Lumia 530

By 23 July 2014

Microsoft Devices has announced an entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset that will be available globally from August. The Nokia Lumia 530 has a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 512MB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera on the rear, and a 4-inch... >>

Microsoft promises Windows 9 convergence for universal apps on Windows Phone, Xbox and PC

Microsoft promises Windows 9 convergence for universal apps on Windows Phone, Xbox and PC

By 23 July 2014

The "Holy Grail" of operating systems could arrive in Windows 9. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has promised that Windows 9 will be one OS that works with universal apps across all devices. Nadella said, on a call to analysts: "We will streamline the next... >>