Current Windows Phones May Not Be Getting Upgraded After All

Earlier this week, a Microsoft spokesman announced that all Windows Phone 7 devices would be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8. Today developer evangelist Nino Silva acknowledged that he, uh, misspoke. Apparently he was confusing application compatibility with device upgrades and cleared things up on his blog » 4/19/12 11:34am 4/19/12 11:34am

Is Instagram Coming to Windows Phone?

Probably more than any other app, Instagram attracts the envy of many a non-iPhone owners. The insular social network, is simple, fast and easy to use. And while the company has stated plans to release on Android, the latest talk suggests that we might see it on Windows Phone first. » 1/19/12 10:15am 1/19/12 10:15am

You Can Now Control Your Xbox with Your Windows Phone

That Xbox Companion App we told you about back in October? It's now live and ready to download for your media-playing and friend-tracking amusement. If you've got a Windows 7 phone and a XBL Gold account, give it a spin and let us know what you think in the comments! [WP7 Marketplace via TechCrunch] » 12/07/11 3:31pm 12/07/11 3:31pm

Microsoft Discovers Windows Phone Retailers Know Nothing About Windows …

When you're preparing for a not quite make or break but still enormously important launch (hi, Mango!), you want your sales staff on their feet. So when Microsoft's secret shopper snoop squad discovered totally clueless employees, they scrambled. Hard. » 9/07/11 8:39am 9/07/11 8:39am

Lawsuit Claims Microsoft Is Tracking Every Windows Phone Even if You…

Microsoft is tracking your Windows Phone, and there's nothing you can do about it. A lawsuit filed in Seattle is claiming that Windows Phone's camera app tracks your location and sends it to Microsoft, even if you opt out. We contacted Microsoft and they refused to comment. » 9/01/11 4:53pm 9/01/11 4:53pm