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Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

By 21 December 2013

With Christmas cheer in mind, Microsoft has gifted an extra 20GB of SkyDrive space to all Windows Phone users.  Users will have until the end of January to redeem their gift, which lasts for one year, according to Microsoft. This will be good for users... >>

Microsoft won't support purchased video content on WP7 starting February 2014

Microsoft won't support purchased video content on WP7 starting February 2014

By 11 November 2013

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Video content will not be available on Windows Phone 7 and Zune devices from February 2014, as the company works to push more attention on the Windows Phone 8 platform. Microsoft notified users by email over the weekend,... >>

BBC iPlayer coming to Windows Phone 7.5 and 8

BBC iPlayer coming to Windows Phone 7.5 and 8

By 5 March 2013

The BBC has struck a deal with Microsoft to bring a version of its iPlayer catch-up service to Windows Phone. It says the BBC iPlayer will work on Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8 handsets through a shortcut application that will be available "soon"... >>

Twitter for Windows Phone updated, brings proper live tile

Twitter for Windows Phone updated, brings proper live tile

By 26 February 2013

Twitter for Windows Phone has been updated to bring it in line with the design language of all other Twitter apps. The UI on Windows Phone now closely matches that of iOS and Android, with a simple and easy to follow tab-based user interface. On the top... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify Windows Phone 8 review

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify Windows Phone 8 review

By 13 February 2013

It has been a long wait, but Spotify has finally arrived for Windows Phone 8. This means Nokia Lumia 920 owners can now take advantage of their Spotify subscriptions and listen to music on their mobiles.  It doesn't vary much from the Windows Phone 7... >>

Nokia Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out

Nokia Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out

By 30 January 2013

Nokia Lumia 800 and 900 owners, listen up: Nokia has confirmed that it is rolling out the Windows Phone 7.8 update from today.  The new update, which adds things like customisable Live Tiles sizes to the Start Screen, will come in the guise of a software... >>

Windows Phone 7.8 update slated for 31 January release after second carrier confirms date

Windows Phone 7.8 update slated for 31 January release after second carrier confirms date

By 21 January 2013

O2 confirmed that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will be rolling out to Windows Phone 7.5 users by the end of the month. However, Windows Phone Colombia has gone further by dropping word that the update will land on 31 January.  In a message on its Facebook,... >>

Windows Phone 7.8 update dated for end of January

Windows Phone 7.8 update dated for end of January

By 19 January 2013

O2 has confirmed, via Twitter, that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will be coming to Windows Phone 7.5 users by the end of January and available via the Zune service. The surprise comment comes ahead of an official announcement from Microsoft, Nokia, HTC... >>

Windows Phone 8 doing considerably better than WP7, if you look at Facebook active users

Windows Phone 8 doing considerably better than WP7, if you look at Facebook active users

By 10 December 2012

Windows Phone 8 has had a much faster uptake than Windows Phone 7, if Facebook is anything to go by. Since launch, there have been more than four times the number of people using the social network via the WP8 app than there were using the WP7 version... >>

Microsoft: Windows Phone 7.8 due early 2013

Microsoft: Windows Phone 7.8 due early 2013

By 28 November 2012

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 7.8 will be available to Windows Phone 7 users in early 2013. Announced in June this year, Windows Phone 7.8 promises to bring some of the latest Windows Phone 8 features to devices such as the Nokia Lumia 800... >>