Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Mobile cumulative update
Microsoft has rolled out patches to Windows 10 Mobile users on the Creators Update and the Anniversary Update, after rolling out updates to users on Feature 2 last week. The changes to look for are 15063.966 and 14393.2126 wh...
Just because your windows phone is still working does not mean it’s not dead
Microsoft’s Windows phones may still work, but they’re pretty much still dead. In a tweet thread that should seem familiar, we are reminded of Microsoft’s tactics when it comes to shutting down a service. First, ...
Deal: Alcatel Idol 4 Pro Windows 10 Mobile device now available for £319 in the UK
Microsoft has now discounted the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro in the UK and it is available for only £319.99 (£1-0 off). In terms of the specs, the Idol 4 Pro is a pretty solid device. It packs a 5.5-inch AMOLED Full HD display, pro...
Microsoft fixes Windows Phone Store error 80070020 for Windows Phone 8.1 users
Two days ago, we reported that Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store suffered from an error which prevented users from downloading apps from the Store. The error message would tell users “There is a problem completing your reque...
Windows Phone Store Error 80070020 is back, but there is a simple fix
Windows Phone 8.1 users have been complaining for a few days now of being unable to download applications from the Microsoft Store, with the error message “There is a problem completing your request. Please try again later. ...
Comparison shows Windows Phone’s Security Update policy was enviable
The common refrain these days is that there is no longer any reasonable reason to buy a Windows Phone, but in its heyday, the OS saw good adoption in enterprise setting and even with members of the general public, and one of the r...
Hacker claims to have booted full Windows 10 on ARM on Lumia 950 prototype
It seems the quest to install a new OS on only Windows Phones is going much faster than anticipated. We wrote recently that due to the crucial absence of specific firmware drivers it would be difficult to bring full Windows 10 AR...
Microsoft discovers pallet of old Lumias, offers them for sale
There is hardly any reason anymore to buy a Windows Phone unless your company’s solution is currently dependent on the platform and you have not quite managed to make the jump to a living platform yet. If you are in such a p...
Microsoft turns off Push Notifications for WP7.5, 8.0, wrests phones from cold dead hands
There are some users who are determined to continue using their Windows Phones until they fall apart, saying they would never transition to any other mobile operating system no matter how many apps leave the system as long as they...
Hacker investigating Windows 10 for ARM for the Lumia 950
The project to run Windows 8 RT on the Lumia 640 XL has been progressing really well, but in many ways that is simply replacing one dead operating system with another. The Holy Grail is running Windows 10 for ARM on a Windows 10 M...