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BlackBerry's BBM app for Windows Phone now finally available, with new UI

BlackBerry's BBM app for Windows Phone now finally available, with new UI

By 31 July 2014

BBM for Windows Phone has finally emerged from its beta period and launched for all. It even sports a tweaked interface. BlackBerry announced last month it would launch BBM for Windows Phone in July, after first confirming it was coming to the platform... >>

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... >>

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 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... >>

The main reason to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1? The free Swiftkey-like WordFlow Keyboard

The main reason to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1? The free Swiftkey-like WordFlow Keyboard

By 16 July 2014

If you've got a Lumia Windows Phone smartphone and are wondering whether you should upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1, or Cyan as Microsoft are calling it, then the answer is simple. If you do a lot of typing it is a no brainer. The new WordFlow Keyboard introduced... >>

BBM for Windows Phone Beta opens up for all - now anyone can apply to join

BBM for Windows Phone Beta opens up for all - now anyone can apply to join

By 11 July 2014

Two days after launching an invite-only beta version of BBM in the Windows Phone Store, BlackBerry has revealed it will now open the beta to approved applicants. BBM - also known as BlackBerry Messenger - is a messaging client included on BlackBerry devices.... >>

BBM finally lands for Windows Phone - but it's not for everyone just yet

BBM finally lands for Windows Phone - but it's not for everyone just yet

By 8 July 2014

BlackBerry has fulfilled its promise by releasing BBM for Windows Phone. But don't get too excited, because most of you can't use it straightaway. BBM - also known as BlackBerry Messenger - is a messaging client included on BlackBerry devices. It allows... >>

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

By 7 July 2014

Imagine you're traveling but your smartphone is about to run out of battery. You're probably panicking because you still need to access maps, texts, emails, or whatever else in order to get from point A to point B as well as contact loved ones. Well,... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

By 7 July 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently. There's... >>