Microsoft impressed through the third quarter
Oct24

Microsoft impressed through the third quarter

It is generally thought that Microsoft struggles in the mobile space, with Windows Phone certainly trailing behind rival platforms iOS and Android. There have also been disasters, such as the $1 billion inventory write off of original Surface tablets. However, Microsoft’s latest third quarter financials show that the company is actually doing very well. In fact, all the areas of the market where the company is reportedly struggling...

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Locked Out of Your Windows Phone? Here’s How to Get Back In
Oct14

Locked Out of Your Windows Phone? Here’s How to Get Back In

It's bound to happen, either you forget your passcode to your Windows Phone device or even worse you pick up your device and find that one of your children has placed a pin on your lock screen and forgotten the passcode. This exact thing has happened to me and by the time I got to my device the lock screen told me that I had to wait for (and I am not making this up) 594,978 minutes til I got to try again. At that point I had three...

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Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?
Oct01

Microsoft and Xiaomi discussing Windows smartphone?

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with Xiaomi chief Lei Jun and it is being widely reported that the two discussed the possibility of the Chinese company building a Windows Phone handset. Before going any further, it should be noted that this is pure rumor at this point and the only fact is that the two held a meeting together. However, sources are claiming that a Windows based smartphone was on the agenda. It would be a coup...

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Goodbye to Nokia from Microsoft
Sep10

Goodbye to Nokia from Microsoft

Since buying Nokia’s devices and services division earlier in the year, Microsoft has been ripping the company up. First Redmond pulled the plug on feature phones, saying it would stop making them within 18 months, than it ditched Nokia’s early steps into Android, and now Microsoft has decided it will stop using the Nokia name altogether. According to reports today, the Lumia 730 and 830 launched last week will be the last to also...

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First 64Bit Windows Phone is a “Budget” Device at only 119 Euro
Sep09

First 64Bit Windows Phone is a “Budget” Device at only 119 Euro

There have been a slew of budget friendly Windows Phone devices coming out of late for sub hundred Euro mark, however none of them had anything really special besides price to make them stand out. Well if you are willing to spend a few more Euro's (119 to be exact) you can get the first Windows Phone with a 64bit processor, the Alcatel Pop 2. To be honest though other then the 64bit thing the specs are kind of unimpressive as it has...

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