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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... >>

Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2014: The best phones available to buy today

By 1 July 2014

So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2014, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop. We continually update... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

By 1 July 2014

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 to give Android and iOS users further reason to switch: folders

Windows Phone 8.1 to give Android and iOS users further reason to switch: folders

By 30 June 2014

Now that Microsoft makes its own phones its assault on Android and iOS for smartphone operating system market share is to ramp up. It believes that Windows Phone 8.1 is a credible alternative to the two big boys offering many features that they currently... >>