Nokia’s faith in Windows Phone seems to be paying off for now. The company continues to not only dominate the Windows Phone market but also take away market share from rivals such as Samsung and HTC, according to a recently released report by AdDuplex. The usage stats for April show that Nokia has increased its share of the Windows Phone market to 80%, up from about 78% a...
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The Samsung Galaxy S4 looks compelling enough that it could even get the attention of dedicated Windows Phone fans; we pit the S4 against the Lumia 920, which many consider to be the best Windows Phone on the market.
(2 months and 8 days ago)
The latest numbers from IDC show that Windows Phone is still having a tough time gaining traction, as the operating system was found on just 3.2% of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2013. And things could look even worse for Microsoft in the second quarter since Windows Phone devices will have to go toe-to-toe with heavyweight flagships being rolled out by...
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So the Galaxy S4 is finally launched, a phone that Samsung says moves us "beyond touch." Observers are noting too that Samsung has put more emphasis on software innovations rather than hardware, though the hardware, particularly the screen, is impressive.
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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 5 days ago)
How do you get people interested in an underdog mobile platform? In a new ad spotlighting the Lumia 920 Windows Phone — which I first saw as part of Tom Warren’s article over at The Verge — Microsoft tries to do it by making viewers laugh, and making fun of the competition. It’s a funny spot, albeit one which feels awfully close in style to Samsung’s Apple-mocking ads. (I’m...
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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 28 days ago)
IntroductionHTC have been a major Windows Phone player for a while now, arguably second only to Nokia in their output. With Samsung eating up much of their Android market share and Microsoft launching an exciting new version of Windows Phone, the platform is obviously going to be a key area of focus for the Taiwanese firm.So it's no surprise that it hasn't hung around to...
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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...
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HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said the company would remain focused on using Microsoft's Windows Phone software to compete with smartphone rivals such as Samsung.
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