Most scanning apps generate a JPEG or PDF file, but Office Lens skips right to the good stuff: Word or PowerPoint files. Though some scrawls will still confound it, this is nevertheless a Windows Phone app worth bragging about—and downloading ASAP.
Microsoft begins inviting reporters to see the next generation of Windows—almost certainly a preview of Windows 9.
Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is a mainstay of Windows Phone. For Windows 9, however, she'll be "just" an app.
In the future, Lumias will just run plain old Windows, according to multiple reports.
You no longer need a premium subscription to use Spotify on Windows Phone. The free, ad-supported version lands on Microsoft's smartphone platform.
The company hasn't yet said whether it will offer the hardware boards for makers
HTC's specifications pages claim that the talk and standby times for the Windows Phone version of its One (M8) phone are significantly better than those for its Android counterpart. Does this mean Windows is more efficient, or is a different radio being used?
So do the math: If Android and iOS have more share, that means Windows Phone and its competitors have even less share than before. Less than 3 percent, according to IDC.
Microsoft and HTC said that they are working to develop a fix, however.
Microsoft is working to increase the number apps available for its OS, but device sales are shrinking