Windows Mobile

'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' to cease updates on Windows Mobile phones

According to Windows Central, sources have confirmed that Minecraft: Pocket Edition will no longer receive updates on Windows Mobile devices. Microsoft purchased developer Mojang in 2014 for $2.5 billion.

Leaked images reveal the Microsoft Lumia 750, the phone that never was, and never will be

Having since been canceled, we have been given a first look at the Microsoft Lumia 750. Based on the images, the phone carries a clean and colorful design aesthetic, though we will never know how it might have been received.

Microsoft: Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update to roll out ‘in the coming weeks’

Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 3, but there was no update for mobile devices. Good news -- the Lumia India Twitter account revealed an August 9 date, but Microsoft says it will arrive 'in the coming weeks.'

Microsoft accidentally leaks the Lumia Phone X with Continuum support 1:15

Microsoft might be working on a secretive Lumia Phone X smartphone, after its Chinese division accidentally leaked the name in a video description. We look at all the rumors surrounding this mysterious device.
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Report: Smartphone market will see smallest growth on record in 2015

Smartphone shipments will slow to single-digit growth in 2015, driven by sluggish growth in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Western Europe; and lowered expectations for Windows Phone shipments.

Microsoft still on track for July release of Windows 10

A leak from AMD's CEO in April suggested Microsoft will launch Windows 10 in July. The Verge claims its sources have confirmed that rumor, and that the new operating system will release to manufacturers soon.

SmartThings adds Windows Phone support to its home automation hub

Joining the existing iOS and Android apps, SmartThings' new Windows Phone application opens up the platform to an even wider population of smart-home enthusiasts.

Thief decides chunky old flip phone isn’t worth stealing, gives it back to owner

A mugger didn't get what he wanted when he accosted Kevin Cook in Central Park just after Christmas, as the old flip phone handed over wasn't even deemed worthy enough to have for nothing.

‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’ comes to lots of mobile devices in December

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is coming to so many mobile devices in December 2013. Android, iOS, Windows Phone, all with the expected contextual touchscreen controls, improved-for-mobile checkpointing, and controller support.

Microsoft’s Windows Store reaches 100,000 apps, still trying to catch up with competition

Microsoft reached an important milestone for its Windows Store: 100,000 applications. This is especially great news for Surface RT owners, since, unlike the Pro version, the RT version of the tablet can only run apps downloaded from the…

Dumb people, smartphones: One in four users saves dirty pictures on their phones

According to AVG Security, as many as 1 in 4 people have intimate photos on their mobile devices, evidence to the consumer's lack of knowledge about mobile security and privacy. Come on guys, delete those Snapchats.

Microsoft’s Surface tablet: Do we have an iPad killer?

Microsoft new Surface tablets could represent a sea change for the company. But are they really competing with the Apple iPad, or do they just represent the latest take on a "netbook?"