Microsoft begins pushing Denim, including Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and some long-awaited camera improvements, but users in its home country won't be the first to get it.
After buying Minecraft developer Mojang in September for over $2 billion, the popular game arrives on the Windows Phone platform.
VLC is legendary for being able to play pretty much any video. Now that streaming services are common, however, it's more of a niche app than it used to be.
Movie Creator's still in beta, but it's already filling a need for stitching, soundtracks, and other editing features that prior apps like Movie Moments and Video Tuner had lacked.
Microsoft's Lumia 535 drops the Nokia name. Aside from the front-facing camera (and the label), however, it's not really that noteworthy.
The exclusive feature lets users add meals by voice. While the integration's not perfect, it suggests how other third-party apps could take advantage of Cortana's capabilities.
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.