Don't-Miss Windows Phone Stories
Skype is now baked into Windows 8.1, Xbox One, and Outlook.com. But until Windows Phone gains momentum and the wireless carriers chill out, it will never become a mobile standby.
Microsoft is updating the recently launched beta of Windows Phone App Studio to improve performance and scalability after the new app development tool crossed 55,000 active projects.
Two days after a Microsoft-made YouTube app arrived for Windows Phone owners, Google blocked Microsoft's access for the second time this year.
After Microsoft and Google settled their differences, a Microsoft-authored YouTube app is back in the Windows Phone Store.
The Windows Phone GDR3 update has long been said to (finally!) include 1080p support, but now some of its other features are starting to leak.
Bing News, Sports, Weather, and Finance -- already available on Windows 8 -- now come in mobile versions, as Microsoft looks to have a consistent experience between its operating systems.
The new Windows Phone App Studio can be used to build new apps without coding.
With a little naming trickery, attackers can coax your phone into giving up its Wi-Fi login credentials, Microsoft warns—but don't expect a patch to fix the issue.
A British broadcaster has successfully convinced a judge to require Microsoft to change the name of its SkyDrive cloud-storage service because of trademark issues.
These little tags use NFC and Bluetooth to help you locate your keys, your wallet, your everything.
In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.
Don't expect Microsoft to launch a direct competitor to Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri. Instead, Microsoft envisions its Bing search engine operating quietly in the background.