The problem with Windows 8 sales isn't Windows 8, it's Windows Phone 8, says a Gartner analyst. As consumers move from PCs to tablets they are more likely to buy tablets with a familiar touch interface, says Gartner principal analyst Mikako Kitagawa. So users of Android phones are more likely to choose an Android tablet, Kitagawa says, and users of Windows Phone 8...
(1 month and 5 days ago)
If an iPlayer live tile is just the thing to finish off your Windows Phone 8 home screen, then we have excellent news: the BBC has just launched an iPlayer app for WP8. Well, we say app. It's really just that shortcut to the mobile website that it promised back in March, but the Win-Pho-friendly iPlayer does offer a live tile and makes use of the service's media player....
(3 days ago)
Facebook has today made a new version of its app for Windows Phone available, which will give users the opportunity to test new features before they hit the main app.The social network and Microsoft are inviting users to join its Beta program for the new application, which brings several of the features most requested by users, in an unrefined form.The Beta app brings...
(19 days ago)
The Lumia 520 is Nokia's new entry level Windows Phone device -- costing ~$180 before taxes and coming to the U.S. in Q2. So what do you get for not-too-many dollars? Besides the latest version of Windows Phone (WP8), Nokia has included its HERE mapping and navigation software, its Mix Radio free streaming music service and its digital lenses camera filters and Cinemagraph...
(2 months and 24 days ago)
After months of promises, Pandora has finally released its official Windows Phone 8 app in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.As announced during Microsoft's WP8 unveiling last year, the app will be ad-free throughout the...
(2 months ago)
With the launch of Hulu Plus on Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has landed yet another big-name app for its mobile operating system. Shows available via Hulu Plus app for Windows Phone 8Hulu Plus is now available through the Windows Phone store. The app allows subscribers to stream the current seasons of TV shows such as Community, Family Guy, and Modern Family (shown above),...
(13 days ago)
Microsoft is all about the upgrade this month. After announcing last week that all Hotmail users will be upgraded to Outlook.com soon, the company is now upgrading its browser for all Windows 7 users. While Internet Explorer 10 has been shipping with Windows 8 since...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
It seems Windows Phone users are unable to download apps for the time being. The Windows Phone Store is having technical issues, which is preventing the download of new apps. Users trying to download or update apps are being shown the above error message, with the error code: 805a0193. The issue seems to be widespread and we have confirmed it on our own device as well. No...
(3 months and 9 days ago)
The YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 got a major upgrade today, turning it into a full-featured app rather than a link to the YouTube mobile site.
(12 days ago)
The Windows Phone 8X is fast, easy to use and probably the best Windows Phone that has been released to date. But it lacks in some key areas.
(3 months ago)
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