Microsoft Temporarily Halts Publishing Apps to Fix Bug
Microsoft recently provided some details about a bug affecting the ability of some Windows Phone devices to download and install applications from the Windows Phone Store. According to Microsoft, the bug affects the new digital certificate on devices that have been updated to Windows Phone 7.5, but not those that shipped with WP7.5 preinstalled. While Microsoft resolves the issue, Microsoft will not publish new applications to the Windows Phone Store. Microsoft recommends that WP7.5 device owners refrain from deleting apps that won't update due to the bug, and to simply be patient while the fix is being developed.
Microsoft Lets Android Owners Compare Apps
Microsoft has released a new tool aimed at helping people switch from an Android smartphone to a Windows smartphone. AppComparison, an app for Android handsets, scans the device for apps and then finds the corresponding Windows apps.
Microsoft Fixes Bugs In Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft today pushed out a minor update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. Build 10052 resolves a number of performance issues and makes a few other tweaks.
OneDrive for Windows Grabs New Security Features
Microsoft today released a modest update to its OneDrive application for Windows Phone handsets. OneDrive now allows users to sign in with multiple Microsoft accounts on a single device.
Microsoft Pushes Another Preview to Windows 10 Phones
Microsoft today made Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview build 10549 available to testers in the Windows Insider program. Microsoft says a bug in the new preview mandates that devices first downgrade to Windows Phone 8.1, rather than install from the most recent technical preview (10536).
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