Windows Phone New Lockscreen Demo’d
Jul22

Windows Phone New Lockscreen Demo’d

During the Windows Phone 8.1 introduction there were a ton of new features shown off and almost all of them have made it to the Windows Phone 8.1 preview expect for one.  That was the new and improved lock screen.  Then last week Joe Belfiore (head of Windows Phone/Tablet/PC product definition & design) tweeted that this feature was only a week or so of coming out in beta form. Now a hands on video of these new lock screen...

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Windows Phone on the rise in emerging markets
Jul15

Windows Phone on the rise in emerging markets

Anyone who has watched the growth of Windows Phone over the last two years will know that the platform has matured nicely, even if it does not make much of an impact in key markets. In emerging economies though Microsoft's mobile OS is doing very well and is even enjoying more success than the iPhone in 24 locations around the world, while the general growth in these areas is also pleasing for Microsoft. During the company's Worldwide...

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Nokia Lumia 920 the Overlooked Budget Device?

It seems in the wireless industry today there is a new push toward "budget devices" from the Moto G, to the Lumia 520 low end is the new black.  However more often then not the best deal for your money is an older flagship that still has power to do what you want with a modern hardware features.  The device that fits that bill? The Nokia Lumia 920. The while the Lumia 920 is an aging device with only a dual core processor the...

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Wistron Tiger is a high end Windows phablet (video)
Jun05

Wistron Tiger is a high end Windows phablet (video)

Windows Phone has been growing steadily since the release of Windows 8 nearly two years ago, but 2014 could be the platforms best yet. Aside from big hitters like Samsung warming to the OS and Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia, this is the first year where the platform will be padded out by Windows Phone handsets from smaller brands. Yesterday we gave you a brief tour of some of the new WP smartphones at Computex 2014, including models...

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Leaked: Schedule for Nokia Lumia Cyan Rollout

Nokia does its own special updates above and beyond the normal Microsoft updates and the next one upcoming is the "Nokia Cyan" update. This update was rumored to come out late quarter two or early quarter three. Now we have a more precise roll out time frame from the tipster EvLeaks (at least for "BeNeLux" Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands area. As you can see above the update is set to go live about the middle of July across the...

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Are You Ready for a $100 Windows 8.1 Tablet?

In what looks to be the first in a wave of super low end, super affordable Windows 8.1 tablets the Emdoor EM-i8080 was introduced at Computex 2014. The specs on this device aren't that impressive however for the price point the fact that it runs Windows 8.1 "with Bing" is impressive enough. What does a $100 get you exactly? Check out the specs below: 8 inch display 1280 x 800 IPS screen 1GB RAM 16GB SSD 1.8GHz Bay Trail SoC Intel Atom...

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