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Windows Phone is like OS X a decade ago — gaining respect, finally

Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 5:56 pm

Four years ago, I asserted: “Windows Phone 7 series is a lost cause”, and it was. But you gotta give Microsoft credit for persistence. Today the foundation is solid, and app developers are finally starting to notice, like they did in 2004 with Apple’s flagship operating system. But pundits howl like the zombie apocalypse, which is pretty good analogy for mindless Android and iOS users constantly …

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BlackBerry Messenger beta freely available for Windows Phone

Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 5:43 pm

BlackBerry released its BlackBerry Messenger app in open beta for Windows Phone on Thursday, taking it out of the private beta stage. Users can now download the BBM Beta app from the Windows Phone store. It’s not a universal app, however, so it will work only with Windows Phone—either Windows Phone 8 or the new Windows Phone 8.1. BBM, long limited to BlackBerry devices alone, was downloaded more …

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If only it was 2009: BlackBerry releases a BBM app for Windows Phone

Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 4:52 pm

There’s a new BBM app for Windows Phone, bringing the messaging service to all three major mobile platforms (sorry BlackBerry.)

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BBM Now Available for Windows Phone Users

Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 1:00 pm

BlackBerry Limited , a global leader in mobile communications, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to bring BBM to Windows Phone 8 and higher.

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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update; developers to get preview next week

Thursday 31 July 2014 @ 8:50 am

Microsoft has announced the first update for Windows Phone 8.1 (yes, another update), and it’s due next week for developers in the preview program (for others: ‘in the coming months’). Still, there are enough new features to get Windows Phone users excited. Background sync and swipe to advance are already added, and Microsoft says a ‘quickplay’ feature for recent playback activities and support …

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Here's A Compelling Case For Killing Windows Phone

Wednesday 30 July 2014 @ 11:47 pm

A couple of months ago, Microsoft consummated…

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update Adds "Live Folders", Expands Cortana Support

Wednesday 30 July 2014 @ 9:22 pm

Update is available to Developers, also adds new security fixes, VPN support, SMS improvements, and more

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