August 21, 2014
Microsoft and TracFone announce mobile health management solution

Microsoft and pre-paid wireless leader TracFone announced today a better way for underserved and high-risk populations to access and keep up with their care, on the go. A new pilot project, in conjunction with Health Choice Network, will provide Windows Phone devices to diabetes patients to help them better manage their care.

August 19, 2014
Why Windows Phone 8.1 is the smartphone of choice for business

When it comes to smartphones in the business world, security and manageability stand out as top reasons many companies choose Windows Phone, writes Craig Dewar in a post on the Windows For Your Business blog. Windows Phone is “truly enterprise-grade – from its security enhancements to the ease with which IT can provision and manage it.”

August 19, 2014
HTC One (M8) for Windows debuts

Starting Tuesday, the HTC One (M8) for Windows, the first device to ship in the U.S. with the Windows Phone 8.1 Update, will be available exclusively through Verizon Wireless online and in stores.

August 19, 2014
ProShot photo app for Windows Phone puts DLSR functions at your fingertips

In a roundup of favorite Windows Phone apps this week, ProShot is among those chosen by the Conversations blog team. ProShot, already popular, has had a recent update which adds several tweaks, including more resolution options for a variety of Lumia models, finer control for contrast and saturation sliders, and an increase in max zoom to 7X.

August 18, 2014
Web designer uses Lumia as his ‘perfect’ personal/professional companion’

“Because it runs Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, which merges with Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system, I have access to all my files anytime, anywhere,” Andrei Mihai says. “And there is my digital assistant Cortana. With her I’m confident that I won’t miss anything regarding my work.”