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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Prestigio arrives with two new Windows Phones
Jul21

Prestigio arrives with two new Windows Phones

Microsoft's decision to make Windows Phone a free platform for developers should reap rewards from a hardware perspective this year. Aside from industry heavyweights, Microsoft has talked about several partnerships with smaller manufacturers, some of those handsets we have seen before. Today, Prestigio, a company working on the Windows Phone platform has announced two new device, one of which has already launched last weekend. The...

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Has Microsoft Set Nokia Up for a Comeback?
Jul21

Has Microsoft Set Nokia Up for a Comeback?

Microsoft has made a few "bold moves" in the past few weeks including the announcement that they will no longer be producing feature phones including the popular and successful Asha and S40 devices. Not only that but as part of the massive layoffs they have let go the teams that work on those devices. You may be thinking how does all this help Nokia?  As part of the Microsoft buyout Nokia is not allowed to make smartphones until 2016,...

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