Windows Phone 8

BBM for Windows Phone now available

BBM for Windows Phone

BlackBerry has made good its promise from last week. BBM for Windows Phone is now available for download onto Windows Phone 8 devices. “As the popularity of BBM continues to grow, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to expand its availability to the Windows Phone community,” said John Sims, President Global Enterprise Services at BlackBerry. “The BBM app for […]

Sony Mobile considers launching multiple Windows Phone 8 smartphones?


The rumours that Sony Mobile is contemplating releasing a Windows Phone 8 smartphone in 2014 appear to be gathering momentum. Following a report earlier this month that Sony was considering launching such a smartphone under its Vaio brand, new details suggest that its plans may be somewhat more expansive than a single device. Hit-and-miss Digitimes today reported that the Japanese […]

Microsoft now offering gift cards for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8 apps

Microsoft Windows Store gift cards

Just in time for the holidays and the traditional stocking stuffers, Microsoft today announced that app gift cards are now available. The Windows Store Gift Card comes in two denominations. In Canada, you can choose from a CA$25 or CA$50 card whereas in your choices in the U.S. are either US$15 or US$25. They are now available from the online […]

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8 Update 3

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 GDR3

Microsoft today announced Windows Phone 8 Update 3 (also known as GDR3 or General Distribution Release 3). It sets the stage for new device announcements, including quad-core ones with larger displays. It will also make its way onto existing Windows Phone 8 devices in the coming months. The update comes with a number of improvements and new features. Among them […]