Windows 8 might be popular among game developers, but the phone version of Microsoft’s software will face a tough road catching up with Google and Apple.
Editor’s Pick Windows 8 gaming looks like it will be a success, but the jury is still out on Windows Phone 8 games.
Microsoft chairman and former CEO Bill Gates has joined the company’s marketing campaign to praise Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and the Surface tablet, and he touts the benefits of all three in a new video.
Phones running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform will be here soon, and Nokia will be on the front line with its just-announced Lumia 810 for T-Mobile.
Microsoft is planning at least two notable events related to new product launches at the end of October, according to invitations the company sent to VentureBeat staff.
You have to hand it to Microsoft — the company knows how to persevere.
Microsoft may soon shake up the Windows Phone market with a Surface phone of its own.
HTC debuted its new 8X superphone featuring Windows Phone 8 operating system to the world today at a high-profile event in New York City. We take a closer look at the phone.
The 8X and 8S will be available starting in November on more than 150 carriers around the world.
Christmas is certainly coming early for over 90,000 Microsoft employees this year.
While the world may be wetting itself over news of the brand spanking new iPhone, Microsoft has just opened signups for its Windows Phone 8 SDK preview.
You may not have to wait much longer to get your hands on Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 smartphones.
Editor’s Pick With Windows 8, Windows Phone will finally have the support it needs to differentiate itself from iOS and Android.
Nokia today announced its first Windows Phone 8 devices at a New York City press event, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has predicted that a combined 400 million Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices will be produced a year from now, he said on stage today at Nokia’s Lumia 920 launch event.
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile OS will include the ability to capture screenshots and several new camera functions like panorama setting, the company said on stage at today’s big Nokia event.
Today, Nokia is taking another stab at Windows Phone with the Lumia 920 and 820.
September is turning into one crazily crowded month for mobile, with Nokia, Motorola, Amazon, and Apple holding launch events. Now we can add HTC to the list, with a likely Windows Phone 8 event planned for Sept. 19.
Nokia’s new flagship Windows Phone 8 devices, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, have reportedly leaked to the web.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 OS will reportedly launch on Oct. 29, just a few days after Windows 8 launches. But with a launch more than a month after the iPhone 5, is Microsoft seriously hurting Windows Phone 8′s potential reach?
With the ATIV line, Samsung’s going all out with its Windows Phone 8 support.
Finnish phone maker Nokia plans to introduce two new handsets running Windows Phone 8 on Sept. 5.
Nokia yesterday finally confirmed when it would be debuting new Windows Phone 8 devices, and that seems to have emboldened Chris Weber, the company’s head of sales.
Now that the date is locked in, it’s even clearer that the companies are trying to preempt Apple’s iPhone 5 announcement, which is rumored for Sept. 12.
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Windows Phone 8 is getting a major gaming push.
After a surprisingly long delay, Windows Phone owners may soon be able to get their hands on a Skype app of their very own.
If you’re curious how difficult it is to make a successful Android tablet, ask Dell. The company today announced it is killing off its Streak 7 Android tablet in the U.S., while claiming it will still sell the product through retail partnerships abroad. The 7-inch tablet will no longer be available online at Dell.com, as you can see from the screenshot below.