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Windows 10 Phone Insider updated, picks up a new name and Microsoft account login
Jan30

Windows 10 Phone Insider updated, picks up a new name and Microsoft account login

I brought you news of the Windows 10 Phone Insider app a few weeks ago, yesterday it would seem the app received an update which not only changed the app name to Windows Insider, It also added a Microsoft account login option alongside the domain login option found in the app. This would lead me to believe Microsoft are finalizing preparations leading up to this months Windows 10 Preview for phones, expected within the next few weeks....

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Microsoft’s ‘Phone Insider’ released – Reports of updates begin
Jan11

Microsoft’s ‘Phone Insider’ released – Reports of updates begin

On Saturday, an application named ‘Phone Insider’ was discovered in the marketplace, It would appear from first glance that it is a Windows Phone enrolment application for Windows 10, similar to the Preview for Developers application currently in use to obtain a pre-release version of the OS by Developers, which allows them to test their applications and games on the next public build of the OS, prior to the OS’s...

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Cellular Data Toggle Arrives With Windows Phone 8.1 Build 14219
Dec05

Cellular Data Toggle Arrives With Windows Phone 8.1 Build 14219

I started hearing whispers in my email inbox of a new update for Windows Phone Developer Preview so in an attempt to verify, I found myself stuck in an update for a lot longer than I needed to be. After multiple attempts with a Lumia 822, I was finally able to download the update to see what’s new, but not before a couple of readers came forward with the noticeable change. I found the above screenshot on Twitter during my...

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France, Italy, Germany, and Spain Get Cortana in Developer Preview
Dec05

France, Italy, Germany, and Spain Get Cortana in Developer Preview

Microsoft rolled out Cortana with Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview way back in May, and since then, the digital assistant has proven to be one of the most popular new tools in the software. Today, Redmond announced that it would be expanding Cortana to France, Italy, Germany, and Spain in an alpha channel with native language support. Microsoft explains the alpha channel in this way: Alpha means that Cortana is new to these...

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New Windows Phone 8.1 OS Update Now Available for Download
Nov13

New Windows Phone 8.1 OS Update Now Available for Download

Ever since whispers began of a new update in the works, I’ve been obsessively checking for updates in my settings, and finally the wait paid off. Posted above is a screenshot of my device showing that a Windows Phone update version 8.10.14203.306 (Windows Phone 8.1.1 Build 142013) is now available. Keep in mind that to get this update you need to be signed up for the Preview for Developers program. I’m still downloading...

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