Windows Phone

Microsoft Retail Stores To Close Permanently

No surprise? Microsoft is calling time on its 83 retail Stores globally, and will transform four flagship outlets into “experience…

2 years ago

Microsoft Pulls The Plug On Windows 10 Mobile

The day that Windows Mobile died. No more support or bug fixes, as Microsoft finally calls time on mobile OS…

2 years ago

Microsoft Confirms 2020 Closure Of Wunderlist

Costly purchase? Popular to do app receives its final marching orders and will be closed down for good on 6…

2 years ago

Bill Gates Claims Windows Mobile Could Have Beaten Android

Windows Phone predecessor operating system, should have been the leading mobile OS, not Android, if not for DoJ antitrust probe…

2 years ago

Microsoft To Open Retail Store In Central London

Redmond finally remembers the consumer market, as it readies opening of new retail outlet in heart of London

3 years ago

Microsoft Finally Signals End Of Windows Phone

Windows 10 Mobile diehards have just over 360 days to switch to Android or iOS, before Redmond pulls support

3 years ago

Windows 10 On Course To Arrive On ARM Chipset Soon

Too little, too late for Windows Phone, but Microsoft says Windows 10 is almost ready for ARM processors

4 years ago

Microsoft Cloud Drives Profit As Legacy Declines

Amid worldwide job cuts, Redmond reveals impressive financials as cloud grows and legacy business declines

5 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Windows Phone

Windows Phone is officially dead, but it was much loved by those that used it. Why did it fail and…

5 years ago

Microsoft Support For Windows Phone Officially Ends

Microsoft finally kills of Windows Phone 8.1 as mobile division faces unclear future

5 years ago

Tech Quiz: Microsoft Windows Phone

Windows Phone: What can you remember about Microsoft's mobile operating system?

5 years ago

BBC Set To Kill iPlayer App For Windows Phone

Cost is apparently the primary driver as BBC sets timeline for the end of the Windows Phone iPlayer app

5 years ago

Windows Phone Users Grill Microsoft’s Satya Nadella On Mobile Strategy

What are you doing Satya? Microsoft boss faces shareholder questions over Redmond's mobile strategy

5 years ago

Nokia Returns To Making Mobile Phones

Famous Finnish brand returns, but can it hope to compete against the Samsung and Apple powerhouses?

5 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Windows Mobile

Before the Windows Phone and Nokia debacle, Microsoft struggled to gain critical mass with Windows Mobile

5 years ago

Windows 10 Upgrade Tactics Slammed By Consumer Watchdog

Is Windows 10 a software upgrade villain? That is the suggestion from Which? as it urges Redmond to compensate users

5 years ago

Skype For Windows Phone Ends ‘Early 2017’

Microsoft reveals final resting date of native Skype client as Skype-for-the-cloud marches forward with Windows 10 Mobile

5 years ago

Microsoft Mobile And Nokia Misery Continues With 2,850 More Job Cuts

Are you watching Stephen Elop? Brutal gutting of Redmond's phone business continues with fresh job losses

5 years ago

The Essential Download: Twitter Dashboard, VLC, Wimbledon

Discover the best new, updated and essential apps for your smartphone and tablet

6 years ago

Microsoft ‘Streamlines’ Smartphone Business With 1,850 Job Cuts

Latest retreat from the mobile market will cost Microsoft around £650m

6 years ago

Smartphone Sales Rise As Oppo Becomes A Top 5 Manufacturer

Emerging Chinese manufacturers and more established names contribute to 3.9 percent total smartphone sales growth in Q1 2016, Gartner reports

6 years ago

Microsoft Is Letting Windows Phone Be (For Now)

Lack of focus on smartphones evident at Microsoft Build as company focuses attention elsewhere in 2016

6 years ago

Windows 10 Mobile ‘Set To Launch Tomorrow’

Sources reveal Microsoft’s mobile-friendly version of Windows 10 is coming on March 17

6 years ago

IDC: 1.5 Billion Smartphones Will Be Sold In 2016

Latest IDC figures predicts the rise of the phablet and increasing Android dominance in coming years

6 years ago

Microsoft Boosted By Intelligent Cloud Growth And Surface Sales

Microsoft hits revenues of £17.9bn but still hides its true Azure results, which are bundled in with 'Intelligent Cloud' division

6 years ago

Android And Windows Make UK Smartphone Gains As iOS Share Falls

Android extends dominance across UK and Europe but Microsoft receives encouraging news ahead of Windows 10 mobile launch

6 years ago

New Snapchat App For Windows Phone Under Development

Open source Snapchat app under development for Windows Phone, despite founder's alleged hatred of Windows

6 years ago

Worldwide Smartphone Sales Are Finally Slowing Down

2015 will only see single-digit growth in smartphone sales, with Windows Phone in particular suffering, according to IDC

6 years ago

Microsoft, Amazon Reap Cloud Benefits

Cloud services including AWS, Office 365, Azure have boosted Microsoft and Amazon financials

6 years ago