According to a fresh leak, HTC plans to expand its Windows Phone 8 lineup with a new handset, which is bound to sit between the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S when it comes into being. Dubbed internally as HTC Tiara, the smartphone will be one of the first to the market with Windows Phone 8 GDR2 - the second major overhaul of the OS after the recent "Portico"...
(2 months and 27 days ago)
The problem with Windows 8 sales isn't Windows 8, it's Windows Phone 8, says a Gartner analyst. As consumers move from PCs to tablets they are more likely to buy tablets with a familiar touch interface, says Gartner principal analyst Mikako Kitagawa. So users of Android phones are more likely to choose an Android tablet, Kitagawa says, and users of Windows Phone 8...
(1 month and 9 days ago)
Windows RT has always been something of an oddball in the new Microsoft operating system family. It’s not a pure mobile OS like Windows Phone 8 but at the same time it doesn’t have the full capabilities of Windows 8 and isn’t able to run desktop apps from older Windows platforms. The question has become, then, what exactly is Windows RT good for? The answer that many...
(13 days ago)
Right now, if I could ask HTC one question, it would be this. After launching the HTC Windows Phone 8X to critical acclaim last year; after having it chosen as the signature Windows Phone device by Steve Ballmer; after placing a significant amount of your company's dwindling resources behind Windows Phone 8; why did you cripple the follow-up device that would capitalise on...
(3 months and 11 days ago)
A recent Microsoft job posting shows the company is ready to take the next step to unify its development platform between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.
(3 months and 14 days ago)
QUESTION: I recently bought a Windows 8 laptop, and the only thing I don't like about the PC is Windows 8. I want to replace Windows 8 with the more familiar Windows 7. How can I do this?
(30 days ago)
Nokia’s faith in Windows Phone seems to be paying off for now. The company continues to not only dominate the Windows Phone market but also take away market share from rivals such as Samsung and HTC, according to a recently released report by AdDuplex. The usage stats for April show that Nokia has increased its share of the Windows Phone market to 80%, up from about 78% a...
(1 month and 10 days ago)
Question: I recently bought a Windows 8 laptop, and the only thing I don’t like about the PC is Windows 8. I want to replace Windows 8 with the more familiar Windows 7. How can I do this? — Robert And
(21 days ago)
Facebook has asked Microsoft to remove 41 unofficial and clone ‘Facebook’ apps from the Windows Phone store as the social network prepares to introduce its official app for the platform. Windows Phone 7 and 8 launched without a fully featured official Facebook app, but the OS has tight integration with Facebook as contacts and messages are baked in. Yet with the growth of...
(16 days ago)
In the world of smartphones, a new name of mobile OS was added on Oct 29, 2012 when Microsoft introduced the second generation of windows mobile phone operating system i.e. Windows Phone 8. Its hardware partners include HTC, Nokia...
(3 months and 12 days ago)
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