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KEeping It Local: Windows Phone Apps for Kenya

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?

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

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

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

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

Microsoft sends out IFA invites, hints at selfie camera-centric device

We've already heard from Sony, Samsung and Huawei as far as their presence at the IFA in Berlin is concerned. Their invites have quite...

Windows Phone Store now has 300,000 apps

Microsoft just updated its numbers to reflect the latest in terms of the number of applications available to users from its Windows Phone Store....

Lumia 1320 Review: Windows Phone 8.1 Turns The 1320 Into a Sleeper Hit

Announced by Nokia in October 2013 and launched in Kenya in January 2014, the Lumia 1320 heralded Nokia’s foray in Phablets. Together with its...

BBM for Windows Phone enters public beta, available to everyone now

Blackberry Messenger is now in the phase that Instagram was for a long while, public beta. This is where it is available to all...

Windows Phone 8.1 Gets Update 1; Brings Localized Cortana To More Regions

Windows Phone 8.1 is till rolling out in various regions around the world and since Microsoft now dominates upto at least 95% of the...

BBM Beta now available on Windows Phone Store to those who opted in

News of Blackberry Messenger making its way to Windows Phone are not a secret. Invites to participate in a public beta went live as...
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12 million Lumia 520 units activated worldwide so far – Microsoft

Most device makers with the exception of Apple hardly ever give us a per device breakdown of specific numbers when it comes to device...
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Mobile Operator Billing In Kenya By Microsoft, What You Need To Know

Microsoft today announced the going live of mobile operator billing for Windows Phone devices in Kenya. Something that many have been looking forward to...
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Operator Billing Commences In Kenya To Solve The Apps Payments Situation

Something that has been quite overdue for sometime now, third party platforms Operator Billing will soon be a thing in Kenya. Safaricom has been...

Microsoft to end ‘Mainstream Support’ for Windows Phone 7.8 in 2 months

Between Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8 there was Windows Phone 7.8. Yes that Windows Phone version infamous for lack of USSD...
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Microsoft Cozys with Japan, Sets Nokia Con Event for July 27th – Tokyo

Just like Huawei did with Europe, Microsoft Devices, formerly Nokia is warming up to markets where they are not doing well. Huawei did that...

Micromax launches its first Windows Phones in India, competitively priced

What comes to mind when you talk of Windows Phone? While you're free to answer that, it is not lost on anyone that Nokia's Microsoft...

“Files”, Windows Phone’s 8.1 Official File Manager is Now Available

On May 2nd, 2014, Windows Phone chief, Joe Belfiore delighted WinPhans the world over when he teased a few screenshots of the official Windows...
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Telegram Now Available Officially on Windows Store As Beta Version

Telegram hit the big picture when WhatsApp got acquired by Facebook, from then on millions quit en masse headed to Telegram. This was...
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What does Viber Out on Windows Phone Mean for Skype?

Over The Top companies like Skype, Whatsapp and Viber are one of the biggest threats to traditional telcos and players in the mobile telephony...
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Huawei has no plans to release dual-OS devices

Remember the reports making rounds that Huawei would be releasing devices that will run both Google's Android and Microsoft's Windows Phone 8? Yeah those...

How to email a PDF attachment on your Windows Phone

If you are a Windows Phone user, and need to send PDF files as email attachment, you must know by now that there is...

Ballmer: Mobile is Big Business, Over the Last Decade Microsoft missed that Bus

On Tuesday, the Saïd Business School in the UK hosted Steve Ballmer. The former Microsoft CEO pointed out that if he had to do...

Facebook Messenger comes to Windows Phone

Back at MWC, there were two announcements that of interest now that messaging apps are the in-thing after Facebook splashed $19 billion in cash...
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Microsoft’s Windows Phone fastest growing OS Worldwide, new IDC Data Reveals

According to a new mobile phone forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Windows Phone stands to grow fastest...

Acer has no plans for a Windows Phone device

The last time Acer made a Windows Phone device was back in 2011 when the company released the W4, a device running Windows Phone...

BBM is coming to Windows Phone

Nokia has pitched tent at MWC where it has just announced its Android powered devices and for those who are following keenly, there was...
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Windows Phone might just surprise you in 2014 – IDC Data

With the smartphone market being dominated by the Android and iOS phones one is left to wonder whether the Windows Phone has a future...
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Grand Theft Auto San Andreas comes to Windows Phone

Rockstar Games popular Grand Theft Auto San Andreas game is now available on the Windows Phone platform. The game became available on both Android...

Subway Surfers lands on the Windows Phone Store

A lover of Subway Surfers but locked out since it was not available for Windows Phone devices? It is now there. On the Windows...

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