Microsoft's 'My Phone' Web Site Goes Live
A new web site recently appeared that provides information about a product that Windows Mobile devices can use to sync data. According to the web site, Microsoft's My Phone service syncs information between your phone and the web. It lets users back up and restore their phone's information to a password-protected web site; lets them access and update their contacts and appointments through their web account; as well as lets them share photos on their phone with family and friends. According to the My Phone information page, the service will be free and users will have access to 200MB of storage. My Phone is an application that will need to be downloaded to the Windows Mobile device before users can create accounts. Microsoft responded to the web site's appearance, "Microsoft’s My Phone Web site went live prior to its scheduled debut. However, we are excited about the new Microsoft My Phone service, which will be available as a limited, invite-only beta. We will have more details about My Phone and the limited invite only beta at Mobile World Congress."
Microsoft Slips Up, Posts Lumia 950 and 950XL to Web Site
Microsoft revealed a few details about the unannounced Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones on its UK-based web site. The phones will be the first to ship with Windows 10 Mobile on board, Microsoft's new operating system.
HTC China Provides Peek at Plastic-Covered One
HTC's web site in China recently posted images of an unannounced device that resembles the One (M7) from last year. The phone has the signature BoomSound dual speakers, slim build, and shape of HTC's One series of devices and is referred to as the "HTC One" on the web site.
Google Optimizes Play Store Web Site for Mobile Devices
Google recently published a mobile-friendly version of the Play Store web site. Now that it is optimized for devices with small screens, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone users alike can surf the Play Store.
Instagram Overhauls Mobile and Desktop Web Sites
Instagram has redesigned its mobile and desktop web sites, placing a greater emphasis on the photos. Images are now much larger on the site, which will display users' image feed when they sign in with their account.
Lumia 640 Landing At T-Mobile In Near Future
T-Mobile recently added the Microsoft Lumia 640 to its web site and described the device as "coming soon." Microsoft revealed the Lumia 640 at Mobile World Congress earlier this month. The phone has a 5-inch HD screen, 8-megapixel camera, LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, and Microsoft's productivity apps.
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