Android’s market share grows around the world
Jul30

Android’s market share grows around the world

Kantar Worldpanel's results for the performance of mobile platforms through the month of June have been released and make extremely happy reading for Android. Google's OS recorded widespread growth around the world as it continued to be the comfortable market leader. Microsoft's Windows Phone also enjoyed growth in key markets, while Apple's iOS continued to lose ground. The monthly survey uses market trends, sales records, and...

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HTC’s One M8 will land on Windows Phone
Jul29

HTC’s One M8 will land on Windows Phone

If you have your heart set on the Windows Phone platform and want a flagship device you have some choice. You can either have a Nokia, a Nokia, or a Nokia. The Finnish company now owned by Microsoft cornered the Windows market and is the only current manufacturer building true flagship quality devices. It is a credit to Nokia that it has managed to flavour its smartphones differently enough that there is choice, but soon WP users may...

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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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