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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... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 pre-orders open at Carphone Warehouse: Here are the hottest deals

Nokia Lumia 930 pre-orders open at Carphone Warehouse: Here are the hottest deals

By 10 July 2014

The Lumia 930 will be on sale on 17 July, bringing the very latest from Microsoft Devices, Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan into a new flagship handset. The Lumia 930 offers a 5-inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, 20-megapixel PureView... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 Video Tuner brings on-device editing and sharing, coincides with Lumia 930 launch

Windows Phone 8.1 Video Tuner brings on-device editing and sharing, coincides with Lumia 930 launch

By 9 July 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 continues to grow, as the operating system now offers the free-to-download Video Tuner app for on-device video editing. Although the announcement coincides with the release of the Lumia 930 in some territories - and ahead of the phone's... >>

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... >>

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

By 2 July 2014

Cortana, Microsoft's Siri-like personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1, has so far been 100 per cent accurate when predicting World Cup results. The company started to consult her at the beginning of the last 16 knockout round and she has correctly identified... >>

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... >>

Adobe remembers Windows Phone does exist, releases Photoshop Express for WP8

Adobe remembers Windows Phone does exist, releases Photoshop Express for WP8

By 27 June 2014

Another day, another photo-editing app. But this one is from Adobe. And it's for Windows Phone users. Although Adobe constantly showers Android and iOS users with app-love, it often forgets about Windows Phone users. Not today however. The company has... >>

BBM finally coming to Windows Phone in July, now the third most popular OS can pretend it's the fourth

BBM finally coming to Windows Phone in July, now the third most popular OS can pretend it's the fourth

By 20 June 2014

BlackBerry has officially set a date for the release of its BBM chat and messenger service for Windows Phone. It was first announced as coming to the platform back in February, when now Microsoft executive Stephen Elop announced it was heading to Lumia... >>

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

By 17 June 2014

All this week, for London Technology Week, the Pocket-lint team are camped in the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in The Fable, Holborn and we have all manner of exciting gadget and gizmo manufacturers visiting and showing their latest devices to the public,... >>

Cortana coming to UK Windows Phone 8.1 handsets ‘soon'

Cortana coming to UK Windows Phone 8.1 handsets ‘soon'

By 29 May 2014

Microsoft has teased that its voice-controlled personal assistant Cortana will be coming to the UK soon. Posted on its official Windows Phone UK Twitter account, the tweet simply says "soon" above a picture of what looks like a Nokia Lumia 1020 with the... >>