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New Windows Phone with 7 inch display debuts in Hong Kong
A massive 7 inch Windows Phone was shown off at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. Named the Ramos Q7, this massive phone is a beast. The Ramos Q7 is an entry level phone with average specs, except for its massive display. At 7 inches, is it still a phone? The Ramos Q7's display is only 720P and it r....more
04/25/2015
WhatsApp calling now official on BlackBerry 10
WhatsApp has been updated to version 2.12.1.2 and the new update makes voice calling official. A couple of days ago WhatsApp announced voice calling support for Windows Phone, and now the company makes the BB version official too. Voice calling has been available in previous beta versions, but it i....more
04/24/2015
Office downloaded 100 million times on iOS and Android
Microsoft has been morphing itself from a software company, to a device and services company. Since new CEO Satya Nadella came on board, the company has been focused on making its apps available everywhere. Office is the number business for Microsoft, and they want it to be used on all devices. Af....more
04/24/2015
Cut the Rope 2 for Windows Phone available now
If you were a fan of Cut the Rope you will almost certainly want to download Cut the Rope 2. The latest version still features Om Nom on his candy collecting adventures, but includes new characters as well. Cut the Rope 2 is now available for download in the Windows Phone Store.
Cut the ....more
04/23/2015
5.7 inch 1080P Windows 10 Phone coming?
New data released by AdDuplex suggests a 5.7 inch phone running Windows 10 is on the way. AdDuplex is a Windows Phone ad network. The company apparently spotted a device with model number RM-1085 running on its network. The display is 5.7 inches with 1080P. No other information is known, like whether this....more
04/22/2015
Popular WP developer launches new 6discover app
Popular Windows Phone developer Rudy Huyn has launched his sixth app. Built to use SnapChat's Discover service, 6discover allows you to read stories from CNN, National Geographic, Yahoo, Comedy Central, and more. Check out 6discover's description from the Windows Phone Store: "6dis....more
04/17/2015
iPhone vs Android argument leads to stabbing
Two Tulsa, Oklahoma roommates stabbed each other during an argument over smartphone platforms. The two roommates were apparently drunk when they got into a fanboy discussion about which platform was better, iPhone or Android. A woman came home around 1 am and found a man stumbling around the apartme....more
04/17/2015
News Republic shuts down their Windows Phone app
Although Windows Phone has seen some growth recently, and Windows 10 for Phones holds a lot of promise, another high profile app has bailed on WP. News Republic has dropped their Windows Phone apps because it is simply not sustainable. The company dropped their News Republic and Appy Geek reader apps. ....more
04/16/2015
New LG Windows Phone leaked
LG has been rumored to be working on a Windows Phone and it looks like a leak has confirmed the company's plans. Neowin got its hands on a leaked photo of the device, but sadly they don't have any specs. The new LG Windows Phone looks to opt for virtual buttons. The device in the picture above is running W....more
04/15/2015
Amazon updates Windows Phone app
Amazon has updated their Windows Phone app. The update does not introduce any new features but instead fixes bugs and promises performance improvements. The update brings the app up to version2.6.82.1. It is nice to see Amazon continue to cover all platforms.
The Amazon App allows Windo....more
04/13/2015
BlackBerry Passport wins coveted design award
When BlackBerry introduced the BlackBerry Passport the company was widely mocked for the odd design. Some people called the Passport "weird," while others predicted it would fail. It looks like BlackBerry is getting the last laugh, as the BlackBerry Passport has been recognized for its innovative design. T....more
04/13/2015
Windows 10 for Phones technical preview 10051 now available
If you want the latest and greatest on your phone and you don't mind using beta software you can try Microsoft's latest Windows 10 for Phones technical preview. It has been a couple of months since Microsoft made a technical preview for phones available and WP world has been waiting anxiously for a new updat....more
04/10/2015
Microsoft brings anti-theft lock down to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2
Microsoft is locking down Windows Phone with WP 8.1 update 2. The update brings an anti-theft lock system that makes it impossible to use the phone even after a reset. The manufacturer is responsible for enabling the protection, and they could request an unlock key from Microsoft if needed. The new featur....more
04/08/2015
ReddX Reddit app coming to Windows 10, WP, Xbox
The developers of the Reddit app ReddX says their app is going to be rewritten as a true universal app for Windows 10, Windows Phone, Xbox, and HoloLens. The Windows 10 architecture allows developers to release apps for multiple platforms by making a few minor changes to the code. Microsoft hopes ....more
04/06/2015
Weather Flow app for Windows Phone goes under
The popular Weather Flow app for Windows Phone has died. Its developer pulled the app from the Windows Phone Store because of insufficient revenue. The data the app uses costs the developer too much money and the app wasn't making enough. It's a big blow to Windows Phone users everywhere who loved the app.....more
04/01/2015
Viber for Windows Phone updated
Viber for Windows Phone has been updated. The new update takes Viber to version 4.5. The latest updates makes viewing pictures in a conversation easier by allowing you to swipe through all the pics. You can get the latest update today, or check out the features at the link below. Key fea....more
03/31/2015
Rumored iPhone 6c rear shell leaks
Rumors are flying that Apple will release another 4-inch device this year. Most people think the 4-inch design will be in keeping with the current iPhone 5c and Apple will launch an iPhone 6c with a plastic shell. Now we are starting to see some leaked photos supposedly of the 6c. If you look at th....more
03/30/2015
Italian bank Veneto Banca launches Windows Phone app
At a time when US banks like Chase are leaving their Windows Phone users behind by dumping their app, Italian bank Veneto Banca is launching an official Windows Phone app. Veneto Banca will allow their users to access their accounts and perform banking functions on their Windows Phone. The app is ....more
03/30/2015
Crazy Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge drop test
If you're in the market for a Samsung Galaxy S6 you will definitely want to watch this crazy drop test. Actually, it's more like a slam test. Companies perform all kinds of drop tests on their products to make sure they can survive the rigors of real life. Usually they hold a phone between 3 and 5 feet off....more
03/30/2015
New BlackBerry Leap video released
The BlackBerry Leap has been announced, but we have not seen much of it. Now comes a new hands-on video from BlackBerry to walk you through the Leap. The BlackBerry Leap is a touchscreen device with a generous 5 inch display. The build quality looks great, even though the Leap is targeted at an entry level....more
03/28/2015
Microsoft expands list of handsets getting Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft announced last month a list of phones that would get Windows 10 Technical Preview. By all accounts, the Windows community was disappointed at the limited number of handsets included. In a post on the Windows Blog, Gabe Aul release an updated list that includes many more handsets. No releas....more
03/28/2015
Lumia 930 wins blind camera comparison ahead of Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus
The folks at Phone Arena did a camera shoot out of six smartphones. They compared the Nokia Lumia 930, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 Plus, Google Nexus 6, Samsung Galaxy S5, and HTC One M9. They took several shots with each phone in different lighting conditions, and asked people to vote on the best one.....more
03/28/2015
BlackBerry beats the street with surprise earnings
BlackBerry released its earnings today and it was a big surprise. So many people were expecting losses from BlackBerry, but they actually made gains. BlackBerry earned an adjusted 4 cents a share, up from a loss of 8 cents in the fourth quarter of 2014. The company had $660 million in revenue and shipped 1.....more
03/27/2015
Two user experience issues Apple should fix now
I love AirPlay. If you have an iOS device and an Apple TV you probably use AirPlay. You can mirror your device on your television, or you can stream content from your device to your TV. When AirPlay first launched it seemed like a dream. All of a sudden I could get the content from my iPhone on my TV. Ap....more
03/24/2015
Lollipop update for AT&T Galaxy Note 3 customers now available
AT&T customers using a Galaxy Note 3 can finally grab the Android 5.0 Lollipop update today. Users have probably already been prompted to upgrade by their phone. The upgrade is is over 1 GB in size, so you will need to be on WiFi to update. To update your device manually you can go to Settings > Ge....more
03/24/2015
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