Windows Mobiles

Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft took another step away from the smartphone business after it announced stopping all kind of support for Windows Phone 8.1. Users of the mobile OS will no longer receive updates or support, the company announced. Starting in 2010, Microsoft previous attempt at restarting its mobile OS failed to gain much traction and is now […]

Windows Mobiles

Killing Cortana: How to disable Windows 10’s info-hungry digital assistant

  Killing Cortana isn’t as easy as it used to be. When Windows 10 first released, turning off Cortana was as simple as flipping a switch in the digital assistant’s settings, but Microsoft removed the option in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Now there’s no obvious way to disable Cortana—but it is possible using not-so-obvious methods. Completely […]

Windows Mobiles

Windows 10 Creators Update FAQ: Everything you need to know

More than five months after its grand unveiling last October, the Windows 10 Creators Update is finally here—and the wait was worth it. Following in the footsteps of last August’s sweeping Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the Creators Update tweaks and tunes the core Windows 10 experience while heaping on a pile of handy all-new features. While […]

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Alcatel Idol 4 Pro Smartphone With Windows 10 Mobile Launched

  HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel Idol 4 Pro is up for pre-order in Europe The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 820 SoC The Alcatel Idol 4 Pro runs on Windows 10 Mobile While many critics question the existence of Windows in the software ecosystem, some OEMs are still showing belief in Microsoft’s mobile OS and continue […]

Windows Mobiles

No, Microsoft is not ‘killing Windows 10 Mobile’

Microsoft has scotched reports that it has “abandoned” Windows Mobile. Windows 10 is in perpetual beta, and on Thursday the software giant issued new versions for both PC and Mobile, accompanied by some ambiguous notes from Insider Preview manager Donna Sarkar. Then everyone went home for Easter. Sarkar had written: The biggest difference being that […]

Windows Mobiles

Windows Phone Is Officially Dead

  HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft ends support for Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone 8.1 alone runs on more than 80% of Windows Phone handsets Android and iOS now have no competition left Microsoft may have plans to revive its phone business in the future, but for now, it has had enough of it. Today, the company is officially […]

Windows Mobiles

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

   The lack of devices was not the biggest problem of Windows Phone of the ecosystem, although it surely was one major drawback. Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite […]

Windows Mobiles

Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever Samsung decided to launch their dream project. If truth be told, a Windows version of a Samsung […]