Acer announces their first Windows Phone

Today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain – Acer has unveiled their very first Windows Phone. The Liquid M220 smartphone will come with Windows Phone 8.1 and be upgradeable to Windows 10 in the future. The Liquid M220 has a textured surface design with a fabric inspired pattern – making it easy to grip… Read more

Mobile game studio reaches more than 160 million downloads on more platforms with Microsoft Azure; generates $10 million

Paul Baldwin is the CEO at Joybits Game Studio, headquartered in San Francisco. Joybits developed the immensely popular Doodle game series; Doodle games have been downloaded over 160 million times in 150 countries, generating approximately $10 million in revenue. Baldwin says Joybits has succeeded because the gameplay is intellectually stimulating and because the studio has been… Read more

WinHEC Shenzhen session agenda is live

We’re looking forward to the start of the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) Summit in Shenzhen in just a few weeks. Today, I’m pleased to share the formal agenda with you. WinHEC Shenzhen will have a great line up of deep technical sessions, executive keynotes, partner demos and discussions led by local, regional and global… Read more

LINE Messenger app for Windows Phone gets two new exciting features

Today the LINE Messenger app for Windows Phone received an exciting new update bringing Windows Phone users two of LINE’s most wanted features – Timeline and Group Home. LINE Messenger is a free app in the Windows Phone Store that allows users to conveniently exchange messages, photos, videos, voice messages, even their location with friends… Read more

Windows App Studio adds logo and image wizard, improved Facebook and YouTube integration and new themes

Windows App Studio Beta today released its latest update bringing new features including a full-featured logo and image wizard with built in image controls and conversion tools, plus improved Facebook and YouTube DataSources matching their latest API releases. As content providers move toward secure access, Windows App Studio is staying ahead of this curve, continuing to… Read more

KAZAM announces 3 new Windows tablets & 2 new Windows Phones

European mobile brand KAZAM has announced 3 new Windows tablets and 2 new Windows Phones today building up to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain next week.   The new KAZAM L7 (7-inch), L8 (8-inch), and L10 (10.1-inch) tablets come with Windows 8.1 offering a familiar Windows experience. These new KAZAM Windows tablets feature a… Read more