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Uber now (back) on Windows Phone

If you’ve recently hailed an Uber ride on a Windows Phone handset, you must’ve been aware that you were beamed to the service’s mobile site rather via a full-fledged app. That all changed today, as the taxi outfit returns to Microsoft’s mobile OS with proper software. This means users can lock in location, call for…

Microsoft Windows Phone Cortana update ‘not for SA’

More than three months after the first builds of Windows Phone 8.1 hit the scene, Microsoft is ready to tick more features off the to-do list with the OS’s first refresh. Known aptly as Update 1, the download will be available as a developer preview starting next week. Understandably, Cortana is on the top of…

BlackBerry’s BBM now availalbe on Windows Phone

I’m sure you have a Windows Phone that simply crave access to BlackBerry’s famed messaging app? Today’s your lucky day. Announced in a video posted today, BBM is now exiting beta to become available for download in the Windows Phone store. The company said it spent considerable time tweaking the app’s interface to fit with…

Nokia intros the budget Lumia 630

Nokia’s had a rough time with its high-end Windows Phones over the years, but it’s excelled with its cheaper handsets that cater to emerging markets and anyone interested in a budget smartphone. Announced last night at the Windows Phone Mobile event in Sandton, is the Lumia 630 which focus on expanding the emerging markets. The…

Meet Nokia’s Lumia 930

It appears that Nokia didn’t come to it’s Microsoft’s Mobile Event empty-handed in Sandton last night. This time, the phone maker has announced the Lumia 930, which is, as dubbed by Engadget, essentially the international version of the Lumia Icon. Which is to say, it features a 5-inch full HD display and a 20-megapixel PureView…

Nokia Lumia 1520 review

Day 1 So, turns out there was no need for me stretch my hands at the gym earlier for the 6-inch Lumia 1520 – me fondling with 4-inch phones must come to an end. Sorry, how many inches is the Lumia? Well, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is the Finnish manufacture’s bold phablet debut at a…

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