Articles about Windows Phone
The developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 checks off a lot of boxes, but it unclear whether any of the changes---including the new Cortana voice assistant---will move the adoption needle.
Windows Phone 8.1 was released as a Developer Preview today and some of the latest and greatest can be seen in these screenshots. You can download and test out this update on your Windows Phone device today.
The Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview bits, including a beta of its Cortana digital assistant, are available as of April 14. I've been using WP 8.1 for over a week. Here's what I found.
Microsoft researchers are looking at ways to allow Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox users able to interact directly with Live Tiles.
Microsoft Executive Vice President of operating systems Terry Myerson talks about Windows' value proposition for a more cross-platform-committed Microsoft.
The head of Microsoft's unified operating system group, Terry Myerson, shares more details on Microsoft's one Windows vision in a Q&A with ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.
Readers may have given the ZDNet Great Debate to the 'yawn' vote, but the fact that Office for iPad apps are flying off the shelves suggests that Microsoft has indeed captured the imaginations of increasingly mobile users. Whether it can keep them, is the big question.
I didn't think too much of the earlier Cortana leaks, but after seeing it perform in person and diving into all that it can do I think this smart personal assistant may even bring people to Windows Phone from iOS and Android.
Windows Phone 8.1 includes many management and security features that IT should find compelling. Does that matter anymore?
Microsoft's developer conference brings a merged Windows and Windows phone development model. We talked to Kevin Gallo, the technical lead for the unified Windows platform strategy, about how developers will build these new apps.
Office 365 is becoming the jewel in Microsoft's mobile strategy following its decision to remove Windows Phone licensing fees for OEMs.
Microsoft officials finally and officially revealed Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system at Build 2014.
Microsoft has finally put some effort into enterprise management and security features for Windows Phone and the result looks good for customers.
After Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, Nokia followed up with some new devices and their update plan for existing Lumia devices.
What's on tap for Microsoft's Build conference this week? Here's what we know and what we think we know.