As screen sizes continue to get bigger and bigger Microsoft has to make some changes to how Windows Phone works. One area that has looked silly on Windows Phone phablets is the keyboard. It takes up almost half the screen on bigger devices, which is not a good use for all that screen real estate.
With all the attention on Cortana the last few weeks we have forgotten about the other highly anticipated feature: Action Center. The Action Center will be Microsoft’s hub for all notifications on your Windows Phone device.
This group of fans is dedicated to spreading the word about Windows Phone. The community was started by Sean Johnson and has steadily grown with Windows Phone. We love the WinPhans, and all the work they do, so we thought it would be cool to make a custom set of wallpapers for them.
When Microsoft’s upcoming Cortana voice-assistant leaked in a video earlier this week it was incredibly popular. At one point it was trending on both Twitter and Facebook. Cortana was so popular that it even made it into Jimmy Fallon’s opening monologue on The Tonight Show.
So, you don’t think you’re smart enough to build a Windows Phone app? Think you have to be a coding genius with design skills? An eight year old kid has developed a Windows Phone app that has been download over 500 times. What’s your excuse now?
The flow of new Xbox for Windows Phone games has slowed down considerably in the last year, so it’s always good when we get a new game. Throne Together is that new game this week. This game has been around in some countries since January without Xbox Live support, but now it is available everywhere full of achievements.
Yesterday Rudy Huyn hinted at his next app, and many people (including us) speculated that it would be for Dropbox. Today the app has finally been released, and it is indeed a 3rd-part Dropbox app.
A while back the Nokia Lumia 1020 (our review) super cameraphone got a permanent price drop on Amazon. Originally the 1020 was priced at $300 with a new contract, which seemed steep to some people. Granted, most flagship phones costs $200 on contract, but none have the camera tech you get with the 1020.