Windows Phone http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12353/more en Here Comes the First Microsoft Lumia Handset http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/here-comes-first-microsoft-lumia-handset <div class="field-deck"> But no juicy details, sorry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We already got confirmation that Microsoft will continue using the Lumia branding on its first-party smart phones, but would drop the Nokia name. But now the firm is providing more information about this transition, and teasing its first Microsoft Lumia-branded smart phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/here-comes-first-microsoft-lumia-handset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/here-comes-first-microsoft-lumia-handset#comments Windows Phone Lumia Nokia Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:26:00 +0000 45451 at http://winsupersite.com Charles Petzold is Taking on Cross-Platform Mobile Development with Xamarin http://winsupersite.com/software-development/charles-petzold-taking-cross-platform-mobile-development-xamarin <div class="field-deck"> Maybe it's time to look into Xamarin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The other day, I ambled over to Charles Petzold's web site to see what he was up to, and was surprised to discover that he's signed on with Xamarin and is writing a book about cross-platform mobile software development using that company's toolset. Coincidentally, I then received an email alert a few days later noting that the first pre-release version of this book is now available for free.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/software-development/charles-petzold-taking-cross-platform-mobile-development-xamarin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/software-development/charles-petzold-taking-cross-platform-mobile-development-xamarin#comments Windows Phone Android iOS Software Development Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:10:00 +0000 45411 at http://winsupersite.com Yes, Microsoft Will (Continue to) Use Lumia Name for Its Smart Phones http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/yes-microsoft-will-continue-use-lumia-name-its-smart-phones <div class="field-deck"> Nothing to see here </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This one is sort-of official: Microsoft has confirmed via the Nokia France page on Facebook that it will continue to use the Lumia brand for its smart phones going forward. So the Nokia Lumia brand will be replaced by Microsoft Lumia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/yes-microsoft-will-continue-use-lumia-name-its-smart-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/yes-microsoft-will-continue-use-lumia-name-its-smart-phones#comments Windows Phone Lumia Nokia Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:02:00 +0000 45251 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for Windows Phone Adds Support for Drawing http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing <div class="field-deck"> Suck it, iPhone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released a major update to Skype for Windows Phone that adds a number of new features, including automatic Microsoft account sign-in, better support for HD screens, and faster app resume times. But the marquee new feature is unique to Windows Phone, at least for now: Skype now lets you create drawings in the app and then share them with others.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing#comments Windows Phone Skype Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:50:00 +0000 45201 at http://winsupersite.com BLU Win HD Review http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/blu-win-hd-review <div class="field-deck"> There's a new option to consider </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the past few years, the Nokia Lumia lineup has dominated Windows Phone and provided a wide range of options—too wide, by some measures—hitting at every price point and market niche imaginable. But with Microsoft finally offering competitive Windows Phone licensing this year, we're seeing a fair number of Android device makers offering Windows Phone alternatives. And key among them is BLU, whose Win HD is no flagship but is quite affordable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/blu-win-hd-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/blu-win-hd-review#comments Windows Phone BLU Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:14:00 +0000 45151 at http://winsupersite.com A Second Look at the Lumia 735 and 830 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/second-look-lumia-735-and-830 <div class="field-deck"> "Selfie phone" or "affordable flagship"? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I've had an unexpected reaction to the newly-arrived Lumia 830 and Lumia 735, though I hinted at the root cause in my first impressions of the latter device. Despite their relative model numbers, the Lumia 830 isn't always better than the 735. That is, there are quite a few things I prefer about the Lumia 735, the supposed lesser of the two devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/second-look-lumia-735-and-830" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/second-look-lumia-735-and-830#comments Windows Phone Lumia Lumia 735 Nokia Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:35:00 +0000 45141 at http://winsupersite.com Windows App Studio Beta Improves with App Side-loading, More http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-beta-improves-app-side-loading-more <div class="field-deck"> An amazing tool gets more amazinger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's amazing web-based app creator tool received a major update this week. Windows App Studio now supports Windows Phone app side-loading, 9 new languages, new page layouts for PCs and tablets, and much more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-beta-improves-app-side-loading-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/software-development/windows-app-studio-beta-improves-app-side-loading-more#comments Windows Phone Windows 8 Software Development Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:14:00 +0000 45071 at http://winsupersite.com "Halo: Spartan Strike" Coming Soon to Windows, Windows Phone http://winsupersite.com/games/halo-spartan-strike-coming-soon-windows-windows-phone <div class="field-deck"> Nice! </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last year, Halo fans got the first mobile game in the franchise's history, the excellent "Halo: Spartan Assault." So this year, Microsoft is turning it up to 11 with a second title, "Halo: Spartan Strike," which provides an all-new story, new enemies, device-to-device play continuation, and great new graphics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/games/halo-spartan-strike-coming-soon-windows-windows-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/games/halo-spartan-strike-coming-soon-windows-windows-phone#comments Windows Phone Windows 8 Games Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:54:00 +0000 45061 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones First Impressions http://winsupersite.com/mobile/microsoft-screen-sharing-lumia-phones-first-impressions <div class="field-deck"> The HD-10 arrives </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OK, it doesn't have the greatest name in the world. But the Microsoft Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10 provides what appears to be the simplest-ever connectivity between your NFC-enabled Nokia Lumia handset and an external display, allowing you to mirror the device's screen and enjoy movies, TV shows, games, and other content on the big screen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/mobile/microsoft-screen-sharing-lumia-phones-first-impressions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/mobile/microsoft-screen-sharing-lumia-phones-first-impressions#comments Windows Phone Lumia Miracast Nokia Mobile Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0000 45011 at http://winsupersite.com Understanding Nokia's 2014 Lumia Lineup: Pricing http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/understanding-nokias-2014-lumia-lineup-pricing <div class="field-deck"> The swansong </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As we head into the critical 2014 holiday season, Microsoft Mobility has launched what will be the last-ever Nokia-branded Lumia lineup the world will ever see. And it's a good one, though hardcore fans are upset that we haven't seen a new flagship device since Microsoft took over Nokia's smart phone business in April. Here's a quick guide to how Microsoft Mobility is addressing the market with its Lumia smart phones from a pricing perspective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/understanding-nokias-2014-lumia-lineup-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/understanding-nokias-2014-lumia-lineup-pricing#comments Windows Phone Lumia Nokia Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0000 45001 at http://winsupersite.com