Huawei to No Longer Make Windows Phone “for now”
Aug25

Huawei to No Longer Make Windows Phone “for now”

One of Microsoft's plans going forward for the growth of Windows Phone is low end devices that will reach the emerging markets and the first time smartphone user. Well that plan just took a big time hit with phone manufacturer Huawei announcing they will no longer be making Windows Phone devices. Reason given? Windows Phone is "not profitable" for them. This is according to Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group in...

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Actual Pictures of the Lumia 830 From Brazil Certification
Aug23

Actual Pictures of the Lumia 830 From Brazil Certification

There have been rumors, photo shopped pictures and renders of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 830 however there hasn't been actual pictures of this device until right now. The Brazilan government has looked over this device for approval.    This device that is not really "Nokia" while the Nokia branding is on the front this would be the first device released by Microsoft Mobile as noted in the picture below. This device will have a pure view...

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Verizon’s “Exclusive” HTC One M8 for Windows Coming to AT&T
Aug21

Verizon’s “Exclusive” HTC One M8 for Windows Coming to AT&T

The other day HTC launched the HTC One M8 for Windows and then announced it would be a Verizon exclusive. I was very interested in this device however I was unsure if I wanted to change carriers to get it. While I was thinking, a tweet came from HTC stating that this device would come to other carriers, but they didn't name them. However, very shortly after that AT&T had this press release. DALLAS, August 20, 2014 – AT&T1...

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Samsung Jumps Head First Into “Smarthomes” Buys SmartThings for 200 Million Dollars
Aug18

Samsung Jumps Head First Into “Smarthomes” Buys SmartThings for 200 Million Dollars

Samsung and SmartThings have just announced that Samsung has acquired them for $200 million dollars. SmartThings is a company that makes your home into a "smarthome" using their home automation system. SmartThings has only been around since 2012 when it got it's start on the website Kickstarter, but now just two years later it has been sold for 200 million dollars... As you can imagine they are pretty excited about this and placing a...

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Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?
Aug13

Is Nokia/Microsoft Finally Going to Launch a Device Right?

For the past few years when Nokia released a phone it was a carrier exclusive if you wanted a 920, 1020, 1520 you had to go AT&T. You want the stunning new Lumia Icon? Verizon wireless only. This practice never made much sense to me if you are a struggling company making devices running fledgling OS you need to get it into as many hands as possible as quickly as possible. According to rumor this issue will finally be addressed...

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