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The Windows Phone 8.1 update is currently rolling out worldwide to the Nokia Lumia 625 and 925. Unfortunately the first serious bug related to the update has just turned up. It seems handsets with Bitlocker encryption activated (only possible when the device is being managed by a company) are running into massive problems, with their handsets refusing to boot and…

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The recently released update for the OneDrive app for Windows Phone appears to have a bug where it will present duplicate folders to the users. The good news is that, according to Ryan Hoge, the lead Program Manager for OneDrive, Microsoft is working on a fix now, and are getting ready to push it out “asap”. Unfortunately there is no…

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A week ago Microsoft promised to report back on the 80188309 issue which is stopping some Windows Phone 8 users from upgrading to the WP8.1 developer preview. True to their word (unlike the Xbox Music people) they have now reported back on the findings of their investigation. Eli A. , Microsoft Forum Moderator, wrote on April 24, 2014: Hello Everyone,…

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Today many Windows Phone users have been complaining of a strange bug with their phones – their normally reliable and unobtrusive Glance screen has turned upside down. It turns out the source of the problem is an unlikely source – the new Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1, which obviously accesses the OS at a much deeper level than…

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Windows Phone users outside English-speaking regions have been been experiencing a crashing bug which appears to be related to a date string, as we reported earlier. Now it appears Microsoft is pushing out an emergency fix for the issue, with both the official and beta Facebook apps updated. The apps can be found at the links below. Let us know…

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Plaffo.com reports that many Windows Phone Facebook users are complaining that the app is crashing on start-up today with the error "String was not  Recognized As DataTime". It seems something about the 1st March is not tickling the app right, but Plaffo noted that changing the phone’s region settings to "United States (English)” seems to resolve the issue. Are our…

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I’m having a serious problem with my Samsung Ativ S, so I binged it and it appears that it is wide-spread (as wide-spread as anything-Ativ could be that is). There appear to be at least two serious deep bugs in GDR3 (again AFAIK only applicable to this particular handset): The first is storage related. Yes GDR3 finally allows us to clean…

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WindowsMania.pl reports on a potential problem with the Nokia Lumia 1520. A number of owners have complained of audio playback issues, with bad quality and overdrive issues for the speakers, as well demonstrated in the video above. It appears the problem starts when the volume is increased above 15, and affects not only music playback but even ring tones and…

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