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No in-app purchasing for current Windows Phones

In-app purchases, a feature announced in June, will be restricted to Microsoft handsets running Windows Phone 8 only. Those using Windows Phone 7.5 won’t see in-app purchasing getting added to Windows Phone 7.8 and it now seems that the only “update” is the slightly modified home screen. If …

New Nokia Windows Phones coming in September?

Rumours are doing the rounds that Nokia may be about to launch not one but two new Windows Phone 8 devices in the month of September. The handsets are rumoured to be the Lumia 910 and 920 and will have multi core processors and high resolution screens, as …

Samsung Omnia M to arrive in the UK on Phones 4u

The first retailer to bag the Samsung Omnia M looks set to be Phones 4u. The handset, which we covered back in May, has a 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED display, 4GB of storage, a 5 megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera. It’s powered by a 1GHz CPU …

Windows Phone 8 – The details

So, Joe Belfiore stepped onto the stage today to announce Windows Phone 8. It’s a second “reboot” of the Microsoft mobile strategy following the news that Windows Mobile 6.5 users wouldn’t be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 7. Now, the same is happening yet again, with existing …

No iPlayer for Windows Phone after all?

Last week we told you that a Nokia spokesperson said there would be a BBC iPlayer app for Windows Phone 7 but now Pocket-Lint have the following quote from the BBC.. We are always looking at new and existing platforms to bring BBC iPlayer to, but have no …

22 new countries added to Windows Phone web Marketplace

Microsoft today added 22 new countries these include Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, UAE, Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Israel, Thailand, and Vietnam. As a Windows Phone user one can only hope that the continued expansion of the …

Roll up, roll up, get your Lumia 800 update on Three

Woah, it’s been just minutes since we complained that only SIM-free Lumia 800’s were currently getting updated and pow, Three are now pushing it out to their Lumia 800 phones. Their support pages detail the improvements, but the key enhancement has to be the extra battery life. There’s …

Microsoft attempt to quell the “Smoked by” fail

So, following our earlier story, Microsoft are now trying to make amends with Sahas Katta. He won a “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge with his Android-powered Galaxy Nexus. Microsoft are trying to make amends by offering up a laptop and phone. Many on Twitter have already congratulated Microsoft, …

The Windows Phone Challenge – Most of the time, you won’t win

In Barcelona we saw Microsoft doing the “Smoked by” challenge daily. The rather minimalist stand had this white-board showing the winners and losers. The winners bagged some cash and the losers probably thought that Windows Phone was better. Is it? Well, that’s personal preference, but the whole “challenge” …

Angry Birds vs Angry Birds – Windows Phone vs Android

Mobile World Congress always shows us just how the mobile OS’s are performing in the marketplace. We saw for ourselves that the Google Android stand was full of people and the Windows Phone stand was perhaps a little more subdued. Sure, it goes without saying that Windows Phone …

Nokia Lumia 719c snapped?

Another Nokia Lumia device ? Yes indeed, if this shot is to be believed anyways. The Nokia Lumua 719c looks to be another entry-level device but we don’t have a great deal of info at the moment… Link – baidu.com Credit – MyNokiaBlog

Tango to be called Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh

So, someone somewhere apparently decided to brand Windows Phone “Tango” as “Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh”. The details have come out during an interview with that WindowsPhoneItaly conducted with Stefania Duico from Microsoft Italy. Now, turn the clock back to 2010 when “Windows Phone 7 Series” was launched. Shortly …

Orange push out WP update

Had notification this morning that my Lumia 800 phone has a o/s update which now takes it to 7.10.8107.79 this fixes the frustrationg dissapearing keyboard among other things as well. Full list of fixes below On-screen keyboard. Fixes an issue to prevent the keyboard from disappearing during typing. …

TV Guide+ is now available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

After a brief break from the Windows Phone Marketplace, due to some issues with the name TV Guide+ is back. It is a full Sky+ remote record and TV guide app. It is free as well which is also nice. App features Full 7 day Sky TV Listings, …

MWC – Lumia 900 Hands On Photos

The Lumia 900 is not a handset which was announced at Mobile World Congress this year, it was announced at CES in Las Vegas back in January as a AT&T LTE exclusive device for their new network. What Nokia have done though is replace the LTE radio with …

MWC – A tour around Nokia

So Dan has got some great hands-on time over the last days and has uploaded some great pictures following the announcement. There’s also some great Lumia 900 shots too. We were both taking photos without realising it, so I’ve ended up with a number of additional photos which …

Skype finally coming to Windows Phone?

Last year Microsoft announced that their recently acquired business Skype, would soon be releasing a WP version of its video software. This was followed by a complete lack of updates and the usual shouting from users (don’t mention the lack of front facing Cameras on the first gen …