The Windows Phone 8X is fast, easy to use and probably the best Windows Phone that has been released to date. But it lacks in some key areas.
(2 months and 30 days ago)
Microsoft has revealed more details about its Windows Blue project, which promises to bring a big update to Windows 8.The new features for Windows look likely to hit public preview at Microsoft's Build developer conference in June - quite how that will work in practice remains to be seen, but it's likely you won't be able to plug it into an existing Windows 8 install. A...
(1 month and 21 days ago)
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones will be in line for the future OS upgrades and the users of the WP 8 will not be left high and dry unlike the Windows Phone 7.x owners, who weren't able to update to Windows Phone 8. The good news for all the folks with WP8 is that the platform might be upgraded to the next major OS release in the coming future, according to...
(2 months and 20 days ago)
The latest numbers from IDC show that Windows Phone is still having a tough time gaining traction, as the operating system was found on just 3.2% of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2013. And things could look even worse for Microsoft in the second quarter since Windows Phone devices will have to go toe-to-toe with heavyweight flagships being rolled out by...
(3 days ago)
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 22 days ago)
With Microsoft planning to release an overhauled version of Windows 8 over the summer, some may be wondering when the company will give a similar treatment to its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. The answer, says ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, is likely not until 2014. Instead, Foley’s sources say that Windows Phone users can expect three smaller updates to roll out...
(4 days ago)
Owners of older Windows Phones will be happy to know that Microsoft is finally seeding the latest Windows phone 7.8 update for their devices. The Windows Phone 7.8 update was previously halted due to bugs with the newly introduced Live Tiles on the homescreen. Users were reporting poor battery life due to a constantly active internet connection by the active tiles on the...
(2 months and 6 days ago)
The huge gamble that Nokia took in February 2011 to drop its proprietary Symbian phone OS in order to switch over to the Windows platform caught the industry by surprise. But Nokia’s Lumia line of Windows powered phones...
(25 days ago)
Microsoft has stopped Windows Phone 7.8 updates for the aged Windows Phone smartphones like the Nokia Lumia 800, Lumia 900 and Lumia 610. The company is working to fix a software glitch in the release, but it's unclear how long the suspension will last. The folks at CNET claim to have received a confirmation for the halt of the update from Nokia as well. According to a...
(2 months and 13 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 4 days ago)
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