Windows 8 will die a very slow death and it starts with apps

That includes Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. New apps will no longer be accepted into the Windows Store soon and then the updates will stop flowing.

Former Microsoft exec hits out at carriers and OEMs for Windows Phone failure

The death of Windows Phone comes with some despair, but little surprise. The debate over how it died, perhaps right from its early days, has been dug up again.
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Lumia 1020 Throwback! Can HMD & Nokia disrupt like this again? (video)

We’re seeing rumors of a Nokia 10, an exciting number for us old Lumia fans. Could this finally be our follow up to the Lumia 1020? Can HMD and Nokia disrupt the industry again with something so innovative as the Lumia 1020 was back in its day?

Old versions of Windows Phone loses push notifications tomorrow

Live Tiles will no longer be updated with the deactivation of push notifications on two deprecated versions of Windows Phone.

A Tribute to Windows Phone

Windows Phone’s mainstream support has officially ended so it’s time to send off Microsoft’s gorgeous, intelligent, yet failed attempt at rejuvenating itself in the modern smartphone market.

Spotify drops Windows Phone 8 active development

Security updates will make their way to the app for all phones with Windows Phone 8 or later, but there will be no new feature updates.

Windows 10 Mobile transition slow, but happening with OS share at 14 percent

The Lumia 500-level devices are still the most popular for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile users. Windows 10 Mobile is growing faster.

Gartner: Windows phones sales for OEMs total 750,000 for Q2

That’s the estimate that analytics firm Gartner is making between Microsoft’s self-reported 1.2 million Lumia sales and its own calculations.

Skype dropping Windows Phone support in October, leaves more than 80 percent of user base behind

Skype will drop support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 in October. The news is leaving some users and developers piping mad.

Windows 10 Mobile exceeds Windows Phone 8 usage, Nokia Lumia 520 remains most popular device

Despite Windows 10 Mobile surging very close to 10 percent global market share, the ecosystem’s most popular device remains the early 2013 Lumia 520.

Windows 10 Mobile on HTC 8X isn’t happening right now

The 39-month-old Windows Phone 8 device will not get its Windows 10 Mobile stripes, HTC UK said. What about the HTC One M8 for Windows? What about the US?

Microsoft orders reduced due to low smartphone demand?

Microsoft orders have been, and will be reduced for the remainder of the year, as far as low-end smartphones are concerned. Read the report to know more!
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Anton thinks: Windows Phone is not good for me

Our Editor-in-Chief tried Windows Phone exclusively for a week. He says it’s not good for him and gives reasons, examples, and usage scenarios to back it up
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Dropbox for Windows Phone finally available as “app-gap” becomes narrower

The so-called “app gap” has become somewhat narrower now that there is an official Dropbox for Windows Phone client. It even includes Camera Upload features, and all.

Spotify for Windows Phone gets new features and a fresh look (Video)

The Spotify Windows Phone app just brought Microsoft’s smartphone platform one step closer to Android/iOS parity. Join us for a hands-on of this big update!

I just bought a one-year-old phone and it’s still better than anything else out there

With all of the new phones coming out this fall, I just bought a one-year-old phone that came out last summer and it’s still better than anything.

Thoughts on the iPhone 6 from a Windows Phone user (Video)

“iPhone 6 vs Windows Phone” may not be the comparison you’d expect after a day with Apple’s latest, but there are more commonalities here than you think.

Dropping the iPhone 6, reviewing the Moto X, and drooling over HTC Rumors | Pocketnow Weekly 114

Fun with rumors, leaks, unboxings, and unplanned iPhone 6 drop tests: the Pocketnow Weekly has it all on episode 114. Join us!

HTC One M8 for Windows review, abridged: what’s hot and not in 60 seconds (Video)

Don’t have the time for our full written review and its 8-minute video companion? No problem! Our 1-minute HTC One M8 for Windows review video is here!

BBM beta for Windows Phone goes public

Learn more about the launch of BBM as a public beta for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It’s far from V2, but still a good way to start.

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Nokia Lumia 1020 camera comparison

Physical lens doing optical zoom, or the PureView technology? We try to answer that in our Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Nokia Lumia 1020 camera comparison.

Windows Phone 8.1 numbers are up, even with OTA updates yet to arrive

See just what kind of growth Windows Phone 8.1 usage has been enjoying, and discover what the latest improvements are attributable to.
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WhatsApp new version brings fixes and enhancements to Windows Phone client

Go get the WhatsApp new version if you haven’t already. The update brings “various enhancements and bug fixes” which will improve your user experience.

Cricket Wireless brings the Nokia Lumia 1320 to the US

If you’re in the US, and you just can’t wait to grab a Nokia Lumia 1320, Cricket Wireless has got you covered. Check out the details!

WhatsApp returns to the Windows Phone Store with new features

Not only WhatsApp returns to the Windows Phone Store, but it does so with a new version, that brings some features to the table.