HTC One M8 launches on Windows
Aug19

HTC One M8 launches on Windows

We have known about the HTC One M8 for Windows Phone for some time, but today the device went official in the US and instantly became the best Windows smartphone you can buy. The handset will launch with Verizon in the country and is available for $99 on a two year plan, or for $600 off contract. For that money you get an awful lot of smartphone, one of the very best on the market in fact. The HTC One M8 is widely regarded as among...

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Lumia 520 gets Windows 8.1 and Cyan
Aug18

Lumia 520 gets Windows 8.1 and Cyan

The Lumia 520 has been arguably the most important smartphone on the Windows Phone platform. The entry level device is aging now, but has finally been given a new lease of life thanks to the Windows Phone 8.1 update and Lumia Cyan firmware. The impact of the Lumia 520 cannot be underestimated as it was a massive part of Nokia's renewed success in recent years. The Finnish company may not have got back to the halcyon days of dominating...

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Microsoft’s Lumia 730 coming this month
Aug14

Microsoft’s Lumia 730 coming this month

We know by now that Microsoft will launch its Nokia Lumia 730 as its next smartphone, and today we have some more concrete information on when it will land. That's thanks to a Vietnamese retailer that pulled the trigger too soon and posted the handset on its website. That retailer said it would be stocking the Lumia 730 before the end of August and that it would cost 5,000,000 VND (~240USD). We assume that means that Microsoft will...

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HTC to launch more handsets on Windows
Aug14

HTC to launch more handsets on Windows

HTC has been in a bit of a rut lately as it has lost ground in the Android wars and is struggling to make ends meet. One of the ways the company will attempt to reverse the decline is by launching its much admired HTC One M8 flagship on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, with that handset due to launch this month. However, that may not be the only HTC smartphone heading to Android's rival platform. According to a source inside HTC's...

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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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