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Skype Just Fixed The Single Most Annoying Thing About Notifications

Skype just announced a great new feature that should be part of every single app, plugin or digital service you use: When you’re actively Skyping, the app’s notifications will only go to the device you’re currently using. Why didn’t this kind of setup become a universal standard, like, five years ago?


Hands On: HTC's Best Android Phone Is Now The Best Windows Phone

If you were in the market for a premium Android smartphone six months ago, you might have picked a new Samsung handset, a Moto X, or maybe a Nexus 5. But HTC’s One M8 crashed the party in March with improvements on its stunning premium design. And now it’s coming to Windows Phone.


CheckM8: Now HTC One Is Windows Phone And Android

One of the worst-kept secrets in recent smartphone history has been confirmed this morning, with a Windows Phone version of the generally excellent HTC One M8 officially announced.


Our Favourite Android, iOS, And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

You’ve probably been checking your smartphone for bad news all week. And it’s been there, faithfully obeying. Take a break, and reward that little glowing rectangle with these, our favourite new apps this week.


Our Favourite Android, iOS, And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

Your phone served you well over the weekend. Give it something new with these, the best new apps this week.


Our Favourite Android, iOS, And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

Welcome to a brand new week! Whether you’re working hard or just loafing around, you’re probably using your smartphone. Give it a treat with these, the best new apps this week.


Windows Phone Is Getting One Of The Best Android Phones

Just as the rumours foretold, a Windows Phone-version of the wonderful HTC One is happening — or so this photo tucked in an unseen corner of a US carrier’s servers seems to indicate.


A New Version Of Windows Phone 8.1 Is Coming, And It's Bringing Folders

It wasn’t long ago that we got Windows Phone 8.1, which introduced Cortana and all kinds of other features that helped finally make Windows Phone good enough. Now another WP update is on the way, and it comes bearing folders.


Microsoft's Cortana Voice Assistant Will Hit Australia Next Week

When Microsoft launched its Cortana voice recognition assistant for Windows Phone at Build earlier this year, we were disappointed that it wasn’t available in Australia. That will change soon: as of next week, an alpha version of Cortana for Australia will become available to Windows Phone Developers.


Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Leaks Tease 7-Inch Devices

A “phablet” is the familiar portmanteau describing the popular desire to wrap a smartphone and a tablet into one package. The Lumia 1520 (pictured above) is an extreme example of the idea, a six-inch candy-coloured smartphone that pushed the Windows Phone OS to its size limit. Now, Microsoft wants to go even bigger.


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