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Snapchat apps on Windows Phone yanked over the weekend

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 7:17 pm

The unofficial disappearing photos apps have themselves disappeared.

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Microsoft promises Windows Phone 'kill-switch' by July 2015

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 6:25 pm

Microsoft today spelled out the “kill-switch” deterrents it will add to the Windows Phone mobile operating system, and said it would meet a July 2015 deadline for making stolen smartphones useless.

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Snapchat cracks down on Windows Phone imitator apps

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 4:29 pm

Snapchat doesn’t offer a Windows Phone app, and the popular messaging platform doesn’t want third parties building Windows Phone apps for its service either. At least for the time being. Over the weekend, a number of imitation Snapchat apps on the Windows Phone Store disappeared—apparently at Snapchat’s request. Unlike many popular online networks, Snapchat doesn’t yet offer a public application …

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Snapchat Windows Phone apps yanked by Microsoft

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 3:13 pm

Windows Phone users addicted to ephemeral messaging service Snapchat have found themselves without a way to access their self-destructing photos, with Microsoft yanking all third-party apps offering the system. The news leaves Snapchat completely absent from Windows Phone, since Snapchat itself still lacks a homegrown client. The writing was on the wall for workarounds like 6snap, however, after …

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Snapchat purges Windows Phone of all third-party apps

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 9:51 am

If you’ve got a Lumia handset and have suddenly lost the ability to send self-destructing messages and photos to your friends, don’t panic, there’s nothing wrong with your phone.

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Lumia 630 gets release date: £89 price rivals Motorola Moto E

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 5:58 am

Microsoft has confirmed that the new Lumia 630 smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 will be released on 29 May at £89. See also : Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 hands-on review: Affordable Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones. Originally announced by Nokia before its acquisition, the Microsoft Devices Lumia 630 will arrive with a budget price tag to take on Motorola’s recently announced Moto E . The Lumia …

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Microsoft rolls out Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone

Monday 22 December 2014 @ 3:17 am

Denim brings Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to supported devices though it will be subject to phone carriers’ approval, PC World reported.

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