Microsoft Resumes Delivery of WP7 Update to Samsung Phones
Microsoft announced in a blog post that it has resumed pushing the WP7 system update to devices made by Samsung. The update, which prepares the device for the a much bigger update scheduled for later this year, was pulled by Microsoft after it bricked a number of Samsung devices. Microsoft says it was able to locate and solve the problem that prevented some phones from updating properly. Users will receive a message when their phone is ready for the update.
Microsoft Pushes Third Update to WP8.1 Preview
Microsoft today made a third system update available to devices running the Windows Phone 8.1 preview. The update tweaks battery life, improves device compatibility, and adds APIs.
Microsoft Pushing Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update
Microsoft today made the Windows 10 Anniversary update available to devices running Windows 10 Mobile. The update is the first major improvement to the Windows 10 platform.
Microsoft Says Older Phones Won't Get Windows 10 Until 2016
Microsoft today said owners of handsets running Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 will have to wait a bit longer to receive Windows 10. The update was originally expected to arrive this month, but Microsoft has now delayed the rollout.
Microsoft Commences Denim Rollout to Lumia Phones
Microsoft today made good on a promise it made last month and began to distribute the Lumia Denim system update to devices running Windows Phone 8.1. The Denim update adds live folders, improves the Internet Explorer browser, adds SMS merging, and makes vast improvements to the imaging tools.
Microsoft Targeting January for Lumia Denim Update
Microsoft today said that it will begin pushing the Lumia Denim system update to its Windows Phones en masse beginning next month. The update is already trickling out to a few phones in select markets, but all Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1 will see the update at some point next month.