Category Archives: Windows Phone

Rest in Peace Windows Phone

By | February 1, 2016

When I started this site in 2004, it was focused mainly on Microsoft mobile technology, what was then called PocketPC.  I had actually started writing about their tech in 1999 for other sites on Handheld PCs but that was clearly dying so I moved over to PPC. Last year, after a couple of years with iOS, I moved… Read More »

T-Mobile To Update The Sony Z3 With Lollipop and Expanded LTE Bands

By | June 3, 2015

If you are on T-Mobile here in the US and carry the Sony Z3, you are about to have a good Wednesday. Starting today the carrier is rolling out Lollipop to the device and with the update will also come support for LTE Band 12.  The news came via Twitter thanks to T-Mobile’s Des Smith who tweeted the… Read More »

MLB At Bat Updated For Windows Phone

By | May 19, 2015

This is one that I personally take a lot of satisfaction in seeing. After indicating they were not going to update MLB At Bat for Windows Phone for the 2015 season, Major League Baseball has reversed course and has just released an updated version for the season.  We are 2 months into the season but I’m not going… Read More »

What’s New and Known Issues In Latest Windows 10 Mobile Build

By | May 14, 2015

As was expected today, Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Insiders who are participating in the Fast Ring.  Build 10080 is the first build to support a non-Lumia device, the HTC M8 for Windows Phone which is great to see in addition to the support for the Lumia 930, Lumia ICON and… Read More »

6Tag for Windows Phone Gets Yet Another Update

By | April 27, 2015

It may be time for me to create a “This Week in 6Tag Updates” section of the site. Once again developer Rudy Huyn has dropped another update to the popular Instagram app for Windows Phone, this time it increments up to version 4.3 for those keeping score at home.  This update, like the 4.2 update last week, brings… Read More »

54 New Wallpapers for Android and Windows Phone

By | April 27, 2015

Over the weekend I added 15 new wallpapers to the wallpaper page here on the site.  These are a collection of some I have found as I scurry about the Web that I like and I hope you do to.  This morning I’ve added even more to the page by uploading 54 new ones.  That brings the total… Read More »

15 New Wallpapers Available for Your Android or Windows Phone

By | April 25, 2015

This morning I have uploaded 15 new wallpapers for you to download (for free) and use on your Android or Windows Phone device.  These wallpapers are not original creations but rather a collection of those I have found across the Web over the past few weeks.  As such it is a bit of what I like and hopefully you… Read More »

6Tag for Windows Phone Updated With Several New Features

By | April 24, 2015

The ever popular Instagram app for Windows Phone, 6Tag, has received yet another update bringing several new features to users.  The Instagram app is the work of developer Rudy Huyn, one of the most prolific in the Windows community and is hands-down superior to the official Instagram app for Windows Phone which has not seen an update in… Read More »

Cut The Rope 2 Finally Makes Its Way to Windows Phone

By | April 24, 2015

A bit of good news on the app front for Windows Phone.  Cut The Rope 2, a game which has been available for well over a year on Android and iOS, has made its way to the Little OS That Could.  The free game is identical to the game on the other platforms and is a sequel to… Read More »

OneDrive for Windows Phone Update Brings Transparent Live Tile

By | April 23, 2015

The OneDrive team has had a busy day today.  Earlier this morning they released an update to OneDrive for Android with several new features and fixes and tonight we see a new OneDrive for Windows Phone version now available.  The update, version 4.11.0.0 for those keeping score at home, brings mostly bug fixes and improvements but also brings… Read More »

Amtrak App for Windows Phone Gets a Major Overhaul

By | April 23, 2015

The official Amtrak app for Windows Phone has receive a big update today, bringing the ability to view your eTickets and monthly reservations amongst other changes.  The update, version 2.2.0 for those keeping score at home, also brings the ability to purchase tickets right from within the app.  For those outside of the United States, Amtrak is our… Read More »

6Tag for Windows Phone Gets a Memory Usage Improvement Update

By | April 15, 2015

Developer Rudy Huyn just keeps at it on his various Windows Phone apps and today we see another update to 6Tag, arguably the best Instagram app on the platform.  The update, version 4.1.3 for those keeping score at home, is aimed at improving the memory usage of the app, making it a bit more efficient in its operation… Read More »