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Facebook Bids Farewell to Its Apps for Windows Phone

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Facebook will pull its apps for the Windows phone platform come end month. The apps going away include the Facebook app, Instagram and Messenger...

Microsoft is Killing Off Push Notification on Older Windows Phones

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Windows Phone is practically dead and you might know that since Microsoft decided to stop supporting the platform and focus on other ventures. They...

No More Angry Birds For All Windows Devices

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This isn't surprising at all.

Windows Phone’s Market Share Has Gone From Bad to Worse in Just One Year

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In the first quarter of 2015, Windows Phone, Microsoft's mobile platform, had 2.5% market share. Even though that was peanuts compared to the double...

Windows Phone’s Loss Has Been Android’s Gain in the First 3 Months of the Year – Kantar

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Microsoft's hesitance to introduce new mobile devices as often as its competitors have been doing among other factors affecting its mobile platform may have...
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Lumia 520 No Longer the Most Popular Windows Smartphone 3 Years Later

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The Microsoft Lumia 535 is the most popular smartphone running Microsoft's Windows mobile operating system. The device, which started selling in December 2014, pipped the...
New Facebook apps for Windows 10

Windows 10 gets Facebook and Messenger apps, Windows Phone gets a better Instagram app

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Windows 10 was designed to bring the functionality that we have been accustomed to on mobile onto the desktop and that is why it...
Whatsapp now has a billion users

Online Petition Launched to Force WhatsApp to Keep Supporting Older Platforms and Devices

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An online petition has been created on petition platform change.org seeking to convince Facebook, the owners of WhatsApp, to reverse its decision to drop...

Microsoft Targets Business Users with New Budget Lumia 650 Smartphone

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The device that we expected to be unveiled a few days back will finally go on sale in Europe on February 18th and according...
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Lumia 520 Still The Most Popular Windows Phone 3 Years Later

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It is 2016. Microsoft has several Windows mobile devices that it is keen on pushing to its fans and enterprise partners around the world....

Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Keyboard to be Available on iOS and Android

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Microsoft has so far made available most of its applications on other mobile platforms notably Android and iOS. Its Office applications and others like...

Microsoft Expected to Unveil New Lumia 550, 750 and 850 Smartphones Alongside Flagships

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It's way over a year since the world saw a new Lumia flagship smartphone. Since the acquisition of Nokia's device-making arm by Microsoft, focus...
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WhatsApp Voice finally lands on Windows Phone

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The number one app by daily downloads in Kenya, WhatsApp, finally added its free VOIP feature to Windows Phone. Though Android has had this...
Lumia 640

Lumia 640 Review: Microsoft Raises the Bar, Again

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Launched at MWC2015, the Lumia 640 and its bigger brother the Lumia 640XL, are the first 4th Generation of Lumia devices. Both devices were...
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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Pricing for Non Windows 7 and 8 Users

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June 1st 2015 has seen a flurry of activity from Microsoft regarding Windows 10. The software titan from Redmond announced that Windows 10 will...
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Voice calling comes to Whatsapp Beta on Windows Phone

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Whatsapp was telling the ability to make calls on Android for quite some time before it finally rolled it out to all users at...

Microsoft To Launch Two High End Smartphones Later This Year

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It's been a year since Microsoft unveiled a high end smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 930. Microsoft fans in the market for a new smartphone...
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Build 2015 Conference To Determine Success of Windows 10

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Microsoft is scheduled to hold its annual Developer Conference, Build, later on today in San Francisco, California. This conference will be Microsoft's direct pitch...

How to add the Kenyan Holiday Calendar to Your Lumia Phone

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One of the greatest value-add features for smartphones is the ability to keep track of your appointments via an integrated calendar., including keeping track...
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Microsoft unveils the 4th generation of Lumia devices: Lumia 640, Lumia 640XL

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Continuing with their tradition of using Mobile World Congress event as a spring board to launch Lumia devices in the past (the Lumia 520...

Microsoft’s 4Afrika Program Graduates Windows Developer Trainees In Kenya

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Microsoft launched its 4Afrika initiative in February 2013 in celebration of its 20 years of doing business on the continent. The aim of this...

Windows 10: A Bold New Direction For Microsoft

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On September 30th 2014, Microsoft unveiled its vision for its next generation operating system. Yesterday in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft updated this vision with a...

Rumour: Nokia may release dual OS smartphone, Nokia C1

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It appears that pigs may soon be flying over Espoo, Finland. That is to say, what many thought would be an impossibility after the...
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Windows Phone Marketshare Projected To Double In 2018

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It's that time again when we discuss projections by research firm IDC (International Data Corporation) when they release their quarterly mobile phone tracker report....

Microsoft unveils its fitness focused wearable “Microsoft Band”

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Microsoft today unveiled their first wearable device, the cross platform Microsoft Band. Designed as primarily a fitness device and priced aggressively at $199, the...

‘Microsoft Lumia’ branding to replace Nokia

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There have been all indications that Microsoft will move to replace the Nokia branding on almost everything it got from the mobile division of...

Opera Mini comes to Windows Phone, now available in beta

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When I'm using a Windows Phone device, I've always had one other alternative to Internet Explorer since there's no Chrome or Firefox to run...

Microsoft to Rebrand Bing Apps back to MSN, while Kenya’s MSN Page Goes Missing

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In an effort to align Bing services to the “Mobile First, Cloud First” vision, Microsoft will soon re-brand  its cross platform Bing Apps back...

Microsoft unveils the Lumia 730, Lumia 735 and Lumia 830

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The 3rd quarter of 2014 has shaped up to the busiest period in the four year history of Windows Phone. The infusion of 40...

KEeping It Local: Windows Phone News Apps – Kenya And Beyond

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As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the importance of apps with local content grows every day.  Apps enable...

KEeping It Local: Windows Phone Apps for Kenya

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As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the need for apps with local content grows every day. Apps enable...

HTC One M8 for Windows vs. Nokia Lumia 930: Which One Would You Choose?

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After close to a two year absence from the Microsoft platform, HTC unveiled the HTC One M8 for Windows. It's the same devices as...

HTC unveils the One M8 for Windows Phone

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That Verizon exclusive HTC Windows Phone we've heard about thanks to the rumour mill and seen leak several times in the run up to...
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60% Of Windows Phone Smartphone Shipments Are For One Device

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Microsoft has recorded a good impact for their entry level smartphone Lumia 520 across the world with a reported 12 million Lumia 520 activations...
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Windows Phone Marketshare Down To 2.5%, Same Quarter Microsoft Dropped Android

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IDC Q2 shipments report is out and there is three things that come out. Shipments hit the 300 million mark as they had predicted,...

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