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Microsoft’s tryst with smartphones over the years has been a mixed bag, but things are looking up
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Microsoft’s tryst with smartphones over the years has been a mixed bag, but things are looking up

It’s a really good idea to recognise changing times and go with Android instead.

WhatsApp to stop support of all Windows OS devices by 31 December 2019
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WhatsApp to stop support of all Windows OS devices by 31 December 2019

You’ll soon no longer be able to use WhatsApp on Android versions 2.3.7 and older, or iOS 7 and older.

Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 Mobile as focus shifts to Android and iOS
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Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 Mobile as focus shifts to Android and iOS

While support ends on 11 June, Microsoft will push out security updates until 10 December.

WhatsApp phases out support for Apple devices running iOS version 7 and older
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WhatsApp phases out support for Apple devices running iOS version 7 and older

For older iPhones Whatsapp won't get any new features, users cannot re-install the app if deleted.

WhatsApp rolls out Restrict Group feature, where admins can curb member activity by preventing them from sending messages, photos or videos
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WhatsApp rolls out Restrict Group feature, where admins can curb member activity by preventing them from sending messages, photos or videos

In Admin Settings, the administrator can restrict who can change the group info. Administrators can keep sharing media and chat as normal as they restrict other members.

Microsoft ends push notifications support for Windows Phone 8.0 and 7.5 devices
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Microsoft ends push notifications support for Windows Phone 8.0 and 7.5 devices

Last year in July, Microsoft ended all support to Windows Phone 8.1 and millions of devices running on this operating system.

New WhatsApp beta update for Windows Phone devices introduces live location and 'heart' notification for stickers
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New WhatsApp beta update for Windows Phone devices introduces live location and 'heart' notification for stickers

WhatsApp has submitted a new beta update for Windows devices, taking the version to 2.18.24.

Microsoft Surface Phone hardware with foldable display and Snapdragon 845 is almost ready for 2018: Report
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Microsoft Surface Phone hardware with foldable display and Snapdragon 845 is almost ready for 2018: Report

For a company that once held a funeral for iPhone and Blackberry, Microsoft’s phone future hasn’t really been looking that rosy.

WhatsApp stops working on BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older platforms
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WhatsApp stops working on BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older platforms

WhatsApp would also end support for Nokia S40 after 31 December, 2018 and Android versions 2.3.7 and older after 1 February, 2020.

Apple sued for copyright infringement by Chinese clothing firm over the Apple App Store logo
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Apple sued for copyright infringement by Chinese clothing firm over the Apple App Store logo

The company said the logo design was inspired by singer Johnny Rotten of the British punk band The Sex Pistols.

WhatsApp to stop services for users of BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0 from 31 December
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WhatsApp to stop services for users of BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0 from 31 December

Also mentioned on the blog is the fact that WhatsApp on Android versions 2.3.7 and older will also stop working from 1 February 2020.

Microsoft begins selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on its online store; to come preloaded with Microsoft launcher
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Microsoft begins selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on its online store; to come preloaded with Microsoft launcher

Dubbed as the Microsoft Edition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 includes Microsoft Launcher as well as apps like like Cortana, Word, Excel, OneNote and Outlook.

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore confirms that Windows 10 Mobile is not longer the ‘focus’ for the company
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Microsoft's Joe Belfiore confirms that Windows 10 Mobile is not longer the ‘focus’ for the company

What is more ironic is the fact that Belfiore himself has switched away from Windows Phone platform because of the lack of apps and more diverse hardware.

Microsoft hammers final nail into Windows Phone coffin: Where this leaves WP aficionados
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Microsoft hammers final nail into Windows Phone coffin: Where this leaves WP aficionados

If Windows Phone wasn’t dead as a concept in the past, it certainly is now.

Windows Phone 8.1 is dead as Microsoft ends all support for devices
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Windows Phone 8.1 is dead as Microsoft ends all support for devices

Marking an end to its challenging three-year journey, Microsoft has ended all support to Windows Phone 8.1 and millions of devices running on this operating system.

Microsoft Q3 FY 2017 earnings: Cloud saves the day, but Windows smartphones to get the boot
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Microsoft Q3 FY 2017 earnings: Cloud saves the day, but Windows smartphones to get the boot

Indeed, it looks like this year could finally see the end of Microsoft's smartphone ecosystem.

WhatsApp will bring ‘Live Locations’ to individual chat; to notify contacts when you change your number
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WhatsApp will bring ‘Live Locations’ to individual chat; to notify contacts when you change your number

The latest feature that the company is testing is bringing the ‘Live Locations’ feature to individual conversations on WhatsApp.

Microsoft is apparently working on a new Windows 10 Mobile device for 2017; Surface Phone expected in 2019
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Microsoft is apparently working on a new Windows 10 Mobile device for 2017; Surface Phone expected in 2019

The new device is said to be just like the regular Microsoft Windows Phone devices that a fractional minority of the smartphone world still uses today.

WhatsApp announced staged rollout of Video Calling feature for everyone in coming weeks
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WhatsApp announced staged rollout of Video Calling feature for everyone in coming weeks

WhatsApp will start the roll-out of 'Video Calling' in coming weeks in stages. The company was working on the video calling featured behind in closed beta test since last 4-5 months.

WhatsApp finally introduces Video calling for Android and iOS; here's how to get it
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WhatsApp finally introduces Video calling for Android and iOS; here's how to get it

WhatsApp issued an official update to Google Play Store which brings video calling to the app.