Don't-Miss Windows Phone Stories
Microsoft's published timeline for support of Windows Phone 8 and 7.8 shows the two mobile operating systems will be orphaned in 18 months or less.
A job listing for a Windows Phone software engineer spills the beans about a major Windows Phone update this upcoming holiday season. Could it be the platforms first fabled "Windows Blue" release?
Microsoft didn't have a booth at the big mobile trade show in Barcelona, but that didn't stop us from spotting laptops, tablets, and phones running various flavors of Windows.
The emergence of the Firefox OS is just one more reason that Microsoft and BlackBerry will need to sharpen their marketing savvy to sell more smartphones in 2013.
Windows Blue may not refer only to an update for Windows, but to a set of coordinated updates for several Microsoft products, including Windows Phone, Windows Server, Windows RT, and services such as SkyDrive and Outlook.com.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates admits that the company's late start with smartphones cost it the chance to be a market leader in the mobile realm.
Microsoft CFO Peter Klein said the company has no backup plans if its multi-device vision for Windows fails, but experts beg to differ.
Your Windows Phone 8 smartphone is good for more than Angry Birds. Welcome to some of the most robust document editors available on a handset.
Reports say that the Blue project will release Microsoft's flagship operating system from its stale two-year to three-year upgrade cycle.
Microsoft announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter, the first to include numbers generated by the Windows 8 launch. Though profit declined, company revenue increased, helped by Microsoft's Windows division, where sales shot up more than 20 percent year on year.
Microsoft's Windows Phone is still lagging a long way behind Android and iOS in terms of market share, but new figures indicate that the mobile operating system has experienced strong European growth over the last year, particularly in Britain and Italy.
Taiwan's Asustek is in talks with Microsoft about using the company's Windows Phone 8 OS in a smartphone, according to a report.
Microsoft has locked minors out of its mobile app store in South Korea since last month.