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3 ways Cortana can make real life easier

By August Williams

Cortana schedules my meetings, reminds me to send emails, and tracks my favorite tech news topics so I can stay * But I wonder: how else can Cortana help with my everyday tasks? And how might she help people whose… Read more

5 tips for sharing on your Windows Phone

By Juliette Guilbert

So, my kids gave me a Cthulhu bobblehead for Mother’s Day (other love offerings have included a Gandalf lunch box, a Frodo action figure, and a talking Yoda doll—proving that nerdiness is indeed inherited). Every day when they get out… Read more

5 photo tips: Burst mode, secretive selfies, and more

By Dylan Romero

I’ve recently started taking advantage of my Lumia 1020’s double-take inducing photo This isn’t your typical camera phone—harnessing its power properly can be Luckily, the 1020 (and most all other Windows Phones) comes with some useful camera settings that have… Read more

Help+Tips app for Windows Phone 8.1 is here!

By Juliette Guilbert

You’d think that after three years on the Windows Phone team, I’d know everything there is to know about my Windows Think It took me a couple of years, for instance, to figure out that you can tap space twice… Read more

5 tips for tip-top typing on Windows Phone

By Dylan Romero

When I was tapping out "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog" over and over again in my elementary school typing class, my backspace button saw some heavy Nowadays, autocorrect is there to fix any false taps from… Read more

4 ways to personalize the sounds on your Windows Phone

By Nelson Kaiton

Windows Phone is all about letting your personality shine For instance, whenever I receive a call from my wife, The Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back (Love you, ) With that in mind, here are my top tips for… Read more