Windows Phone http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12353/more en Verizon Starts Delivering Windows Phone Updates, Icon in Early 2015 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/verizon-starts-delivering-windows-phone-updates-icon-early-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Hell freezes over </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well, we thought this would never happen, but Verizon Wireless today began delivering Windows Phone 8.1 and subsequent updates, like Update 1 and the Lumia Denim firmware. The only bad news is that the Icon isn't among the first batch of Verizon phones to get these updates, but Verizon says it will be onboard with updates in early 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/verizon-starts-delivering-windows-phone-updates-icon-early-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/verizon-starts-delivering-windows-phone-updates-icon-early-2015#comments Windows Phone Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:49:00 +0000 47701 at http://winsupersite.com Should I Get This ... or That? http://winsupersite.com/mobile/should-i-get-or <div class="field-deck"> Or neither? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I review hardware devices regularly, so I'm often asked which I'd choose between two similar choices. For example, which is the best 7-inch Windows tablet, or the best no-contract Windows Phone handset? Here's a quick rundown of some device comparisons I'm asked to make regularly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/mobile/should-i-get-or" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/mobile/should-i-get-or#comments Windows Phone Mobile Music & Videos Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:04:00 +0000 47691 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Details Lumia Denim Schedule, Camera Improvements http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-details-lumia-denim-schedule-camera-improvements <div class="field-deck"> But only for certain phones </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're wondering what exactly Microsoft is adding with Lumia Denim, you're not alone. But today the firm provided a partial list of improvements that will appear in the next firmware update or its Lumia handsets, all related to the Lumia Camera app. And it's come clean on the timeframe for the release too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-details-lumia-denim-schedule-camera-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-details-lumia-denim-schedule-camera-improvements#comments Windows Phone Lumia Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:11:00 +0000 47651 at http://winsupersite.com Xim 1.3 Streams to Xbox One, Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV http://winsupersite.com/mobile/xim-13-streams-xbox-one-chromecast-apple-tv-and-amazon-fire-tv <div class="field-deck"> Share your photos, not your phone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has updated its Xim mobile photo-sharing app to support living room set-top boxes like the Xbox One, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Previously, you could use the app—it's available now for Windows Phone, Android and iPhone—to share photos with other smart phone handsets only.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/mobile/xim-13-streams-xbox-one-chromecast-apple-tv-and-amazon-fire-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/mobile/xim-13-streams-xbox-one-chromecast-apple-tv-and-amazon-fire-tv#comments Windows Phone Android iOS Mobile Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 47631 at http://winsupersite.com Windows App Studio Adds Support for TouchDevelop http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-adds-support-touchdevelop <div class="field-deck"> Now it's only for universal apps too </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has updated its web-based Windows App Studio developer tool with support for TouchDevelop, a powerful, touch-friendly programming language that includes a physics engine. This means it will now be a lot easier to create games with App Studio that utilize the sensors found on modern mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-adds-support-touchdevelop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-adds-support-touchdevelop#comments Windows Phone Visual studio Windows 8 Software Development Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:09:00 +0000 47621 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Posts Support Page, How-To Video for Lumia Denim http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-posts-support-page-how-video-lumia-denim <div class="field-deck"> Ignore if you're on Verizon, of course </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're still fuming because you haven't even gotten the Lumia Cyan firmware update yet, this bit of news isn't going to make you feel much better: Microsoft is now talking up how users of its Lumia handsets can update to the next firmware version, called Denim.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-posts-support-page-how-video-lumia-denim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/microsoft-posts-support-page-how-video-lumia-denim#comments Windows Phone Lumia Windows Phone 8.1 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:53:00 +0000 47591 at http://winsupersite.com Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Enable Double-Tap to Wake http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-enable-double-tap-wake <div class="field-deck"> Super-convenient </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you have a compatible Windows Phone 8.1-based smart phone, you can enable a feature that lets you double-tap your handset's screen to wake it up. This can often be much more convenient than the normal method for doing so, which requires you to pick up the phone and press the power button.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-enable-double-tap-wake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/windows-phone-81-tip-enable-double-tap-wake#comments Windows Phone Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:53:00 +0000 47581 at http://winsupersite.com Glance Updated for Lumia Smart Phones http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/glance-updated-lumia-smart-phones <div class="field-deck"> A cool feature, assuming your phone supports it </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this week announced an update to its Glance screen functionality that I've been waiting for since I first saw it demoed back in August: With this new version, you can now view your lock screen background right on the Glance screen too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/glance-updated-lumia-smart-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/glance-updated-lumia-smart-phones#comments Windows Phone Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:47:00 +0000 47571 at http://winsupersite.com Gestures Beta for Lumia Smart Phones http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/gestures-beta-lumia-smart-phones <div class="field-deck"> Nothing like Kinect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this week announced a new Gestures Beta release that works with some of its Windows Phone-based Lumia smart phones. Contrary to the name, this interesting tool doesn't require you to gesticulate with your hands in front of the phone. Instead, it triggers smart actions based on how you position and place the phone during calls.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/gestures-beta-lumia-smart-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/gestures-beta-lumia-smart-phones#comments Windows Phone Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:43:00 +0000 47561 at http://winsupersite.com Sprint is Finally Launching a Windows Phone 8.1 Handset http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/sprint-finally-launching-windows-phone-81-handset <div class="field-deck"> Better late than never </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For all the complaining in the Windows Phone community about Verizon, the truth is that they're only second-worst: Sprint has yet to launch a single handset based on Windows Phone 8.1, and of course it recently stopped selling the one Windows Phone handset it had been offering. But that's about to change: On December 23, Sprint will start selling the Lumia 635.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/sprint-finally-launching-windows-phone-81-handset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/sprint-finally-launching-windows-phone-81-handset#comments Windows Phone Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:57:00 +0000 47551 at http://winsupersite.com