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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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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Microsoft to oust photo-centric Lumias at IFA
Aug11

Microsoft to oust photo-centric Lumias at IFA

Not to be outdone by the Android gang of Sony, HTC, Samsung, and Huawei, Microsoft will come to IFA flying the flag for Windows Phone with some new devices. The company has now scheduled its press event for the Berlin based annual trade show and it will occur on September 4th, a day after most of the Android heavy hitters have had their say. Microsoft has issued a teaser for its event today and as you can see from the image above, it...

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Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US
Aug07

Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US

ComScore's latest figures show that Android continued to be the dominant mobile platform in the US market during the last quarter, although Google's OS did lose some market share. The United States market is arguably the most important as it paints a picture as to what is going on globally, so these figures show Android’s continued popularity. Android's hold on the market continues to be strong as the platform accounts for over half...

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