Windows Phone Dev Preview Gets Another Little Bump!


With Windows Phone 8.1’s release looming, hopefully sometime officially near the end of this month it is encouraging to see the developer preview receive another update, if not small today. The update only totalled a download of approximately 21 Mb, so it wasn’t huge, and without a  detailed change log it is a struggle to […]

Got Windows Phone 8.1 Dev Preview, Is Cortana Playing Hard To Get?


The Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview became available yesterday, and the frenzy it created was palpable and continues still at this point. I think the bulk of the excitement was for folks getting their hands on Cortana, the new Personal Digital assistant from Microsoft. It is in fact in limited Beta, available legitimately for users […]

Don’t Panic! Messenger Going Away! Skype!


Messenger is going away, or is it? Microsoft have been preparing us for the change since earlier in the year, in fact probably since they acquired Skype. The 8th of April, is the beginning of the end for messenger on the PC, it will be phased out completely during the rest of April, and if […]

Trouble In Windows Phone 8 Paradise?


Recently the Windows Phone site got a bit of a makeover, with the most noticeable change being the latest announced WP8 devices, the HTC 8X and the HTC 8S taking top billing on the landing page. A lot has been made of the length of the HTC/Microsoft relationship, right from the launch announcement.