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December 27, 2017
WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's
December 27, 2017

WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's

The messaging app could stop working at any time after that point.

By S. Shah,   December 27, 2017
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July 11, 2017
Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone
July 11, 2017

Microsoft officially ends support for Windows Phone

Your device won't be a brick, but it won't get more updates.

By J. Fingas,   July 11, 2017
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July 20, 2016
Microsoft's never-released 'McLaren' phone gets a review
July 20, 2016

Microsoft's never-released 'McLaren' phone gets a review

The Nokia-branded Windows device would have had 3D touch input a year before Apple.

By J. Fingas,   July 20, 2016
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April 17, 2015
'Halo' hits iOS, but not in the way that you'd expect
April 17, 2015

'Halo' hits iOS, but not in the way that you'd expect

Remember that crappy, top-down Halo game that came out a few years ago, Spartan Assault? Well, it...

By T. J.,   April 17, 2015
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August 5, 2014
Viber's Snapchat-like voice feature comes to Windows Phone 8
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August 5, 2014

Viber's Snapchat-like voice feature comes to Windows Phone 8

Internet calling is what Viber's mostly known for these days, although the Rakuten-owned servi...

By E. Alvarez,   August 5, 2014
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July 16, 2014
Almost 40 Windows Phone games get updates to work with newer devices
July 16, 2014

Almost 40 Windows Phone games get updates to work with newer devices

Microsoft made a big fuss over Windows Phone's gaming abilities right from the start, but it&...

By J. Fingas,   July 16, 2014
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April 8, 2014
Unreal Engine 4 to support Windows Phone and Windows RT, but not anytime soon
April 8, 2014

Unreal Engine 4 to support Windows Phone and Windows RT, but not anytime soon

Unreal Engine 4's new $19 subscription option might be real tempting for developers on a budge...

By A. Santos,   April 8, 2014
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April 4, 2014
Samsung still makes Windows Phones: ATIV SE up for pre-order at Verizon
April 4, 2014

Samsung still makes Windows Phones: ATIV SE up for pre-order at Verizon

With Windows Phone 8.1 now free, we may start seeing more announcements like this: Verizon's j...

By S. Dent,   April 4, 2014
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April 2, 2014
Viber's Windows Phone 8 app now allows you to call any number you want
April 2, 2014

Viber's Windows Phone 8 app now allows you to call any number you want

How does Viber celebrate being acquired for a ton of money? By bringing one of its most popular fe...

By E. Alvarez,   April 2, 2014
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