The Windows Phone 8X is fast, easy to use and probably the best Windows Phone that has been released to date. But it lacks in some key areas.
(3 months and 2 days ago)
According to a fresh leak, HTC plans to expand its Windows Phone 8 lineup with a new handset, which is bound to sit between the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S when it comes into being. Dubbed internally as HTC Tiara, the smartphone will be one of the first to the market with Windows Phone 8 GDR2 - the second major overhaul of the OS after the recent "Portico"...
(2 months and 25 days ago)
Microsoft has taken major heat for its recent reinvention efforts, but amid public lambasting of Windows 8 and the Surface tablets, a critical new development has largely been ignored: The company has both the hardware and software to dominate the four most important gaming screens in your life. Your PC. Your tablet. Your phone. Your TV. Microsoft can offer a consistent...
(2 months and 12 days ago)
Mysms is the only service we've tested that works on iPhones and Windows Phones in addition to Android devices. It does require that you install an app on your handset to use it, but its desktop component is not solely browser-based. Mysms is the only program we tested that's available in a desktop client that you can download and run locally on your PC. That's why mysms...
(27 days ago)
The lack of applications on the Windows Phone platform is a serious problem Microsoft must fix if it wants to be a viable alternative to Android and the iPhone. The company on Friday revealed that the Windows Phone Store is now home to 145,000 apps and games, significantly less than Google and Apple’s offerings, and only slightly more than BlackBerry. It appears that...
(11 days ago)
First, T-Mobile didn’t even offer the iPhone. Then, last month, it started offering the phone for $100-and it sold half-a-million phones in three weeks. But now, the carrier has boosted the upfront price on that iPhone 5 to $150. As first reported by TmoNews, an unofficial T-Mobile blog, the $100 iPhone 5 price tag lasted just about one month. Now, the total cost for an...
(8 days ago)
The problem with Windows 8 sales isn't Windows 8, it's Windows Phone 8, says a Gartner analyst. As consumers move from PCs to tablets they are more likely to buy tablets with a familiar touch interface, says Gartner principal analyst Mikako Kitagawa. So users of Android phones are more likely to choose an Android tablet, Kitagawa says, and users of Windows Phone 8...
(1 month and 7 days ago)
Amazon hired Charles Kindel, who helped drive Windows 7 Phone development at Microsoft, to lead a new super-secret mobility project. Weird, huh?
(1 month and 18 days ago)
It's all too easy to dismiss Microsoft's mobile ambitions as blip on the global radar compared to onslaught of the Android and iOS app ecosystems. But new figures show that Windows Phone's sliver of the market is growing at a slightly faster rate than Android's in the United States.
(25 days ago)
Ever since the iPhone debuted in 2007, Microsoft has struggled to adapt to the quickly changing smartphone world—and company Chairman Bill Gates knows it. “There’s a lot of things, like cellphones, where we didn’t get out in the lead very early,” Gates said in an interview with Charlie Rose that recently aired on CBS This Morning. “We didn’t miss cellphones, but the way we...
(3 months and 1 day ago)
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