Don't-Miss Windows Phone Stories
Microsoft's years of missed mobile opportunities have taken a toll, but it's not too late for a comeback
Phones with screens up to 8 inches diagonally? Tablets as small as 7 inches? Microsoft sets some broad, overlapping spec ranges for mobile devices, especially Windows 10 for phones.
Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS.
Anyone looking to replace their high-end Windows Phones will have to hold out until this fall.
Microsoft opens up the smartphone edition of Windows 10 to x86 chips, breaking ARM exclusivity.
The Lumia 640XL is big, but it has a comparatively small price tag.
Microsoft's midrange phone strategy continues. The Lumia 640XL resembles the Lumia 1520, but it dials back the specs a bit and adds a free Office 365 sub to lower the price.
Acer plans to launch Windows 10 smartphones with different screen sizes and price points.
Bank of America is pulling its Windows Phone and Windows 8 app this weekend, following Google's decision to axe its Softcard payments app for the platform.
Microsoft's rumored People Sense is released as Squad Watch, which allows you to share your location with your friends. But we couldn't get it to work.
It was nice while it lasted, but Windows Phone is without a viable tap-and-pay option in the U.S., again.
Signs of low-cost and mid-range Windows Phones emerge, including a budget phablet for AT&T.
Verizon coughs up a big update for its flagship Windows Phone, finally delivering features like Cortana and Action Center.
RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.