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New update for phones on the Preview program, including all HTC models

September 24, 2014 | 1

Microsoft has just unleashed a new update to Windows Phone 8.1.1 (Update 1) for all smartphones enrolled in the Developers Preview program.

The new version 14176 is bringing Lumia Cyan firmware to more Lumia smartphones, fixes bugs, and enables OS … Read More

Phone Updates: Update 1 for Lumia 930, Lumia Cyan for Preview devices, and more

September 23, 2014 |

Microsoft has started rolling out new software updates for some Nokia Lumia smartphones. Within the next few days, the Lumia 930 owners will be able to install the latest firmware version 14353 and OS built 14157 which is in fact … Read More

Microsoft drops the annual fee for developers

September 18, 2014 |

For a while, Microsoft has been doing its best to attract as many app developers as possible. Yesterday, another barrier was removed and developers will no longer pay an annual fee for keeping their account alive.

Windows PC and Windows … Read More

Windows Phone Store reaches 300 000 apps, with 1300 new apps daily

August 8, 2014 |

Windows Phone Market accelerates its growth. Today there are more than 300,000 apps & games available for download in the Store and the number is growing rapidly each month. Microsoft revealed in July there were around 270 000 apps and … Read More

Meet myAppRank – a new tool for developers

June 5, 2014 |

We are pleased to announce the arrival of myAppRank app – the ultimate tool for Windows Phone developers. MyAppRank gives you the opportunity to check where your app stands in the competitive Marketplace, in today’s day and age. MyAppRank service … Read More

How to install Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

April 10, 2014 | 2

What is ‘Preview’ Program?

Preview for Developers program gives you an access to early updates, directly from Microsoft, before they become available for the general public. Using a small app, developers can bypass carriers and install the latest updates including … Read More

Windows Phone 8.1 adds backgrounds and three columns on the Start Screen

February 16, 2014 | 1

Windows Phone 8.1 keeps on giving as LiveSino has found some unannounced features in the Software Development Kit hinting that more customization options will become available for users with the upcoming major OS update. This is a hot topic as … Read More

Windows Phone 8.1 new features and changes revealed

February 12, 2014 | 1

Microsoft has just made Windows Phone 8.1 available for developers and now we have a list with all changes and improvements discovered so far. As expected, Microsoft brings Windows Phone and Windows RT a step closer, as version 8.1 of … Read More

Microsoft to merge Windows Store and Windows Phone Store developer registration

November 7, 2013 |

Weeks ago Microsoft announced that it intends to unify both Windows Store and Windows Phone Store into a single store. Now, Windows Phone Area understands that the company is taking the first step towards that direction. Microsoft has just announced … Read More

Microsoft opens the Windows Phone Dev center for $19

June 27, 2013 |

Microsoft has reduced the annual registration fees for the Windows Phone Dev Center from $99 to $19 in attempts to attract more independent developers. The promotion will be available for the next 60 days and the subscription gives an access … Read More