After bringing the Windows core to Windows Phone and the Xbox One, Microsoft is planning even further integration between all of its platforms in a few years.
Welcome to Instagram, Windows Phone owners. We can’t wait to see what your dessert looks like today.
Microsoft’s takeover of Nokia’s devices and services business is one step closer to completion.
You’ll be able to get your hands on the first 6-inch Windows Phone, Nokia’s Lumia 1520, before Thanksgiving.
The rumors are true: Nokia’s next Windows devices are all about big, beautiful screens.
The new features are a coup for Microsoft, which is getting an app for its mobile platform that isn’t a rebrand of another platform’s app but a fully integrated, fully native, and fully optimized app just for Windows Phone.
Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its share of new phones sold in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
It figures that a music distribution company for modern Africa would skip old-school architecture and go straight to mobile.
Angry Birds Star Wars 2 gives gamers the chance to play as a young Anakin Skywalker bird or a General Grievous piggy.
Guest Post Apple is changing its entire design approach to this “flat” world with iOS 7 and Microsoft’s Windows 8 has taken a similar approach. But both ignore places where the skeuomorphic model is still critical to the usefulness of a technology.
Here’s something you won’t see anywhere else (and something that’ll surely displease the Apple gatekeepers): We shot some video of the new iPhone side-by-side with our trusty Windows phone.
Tomorrow Apple is going to unveil new iPhones, new sales numbers, and a new mobile operating system. Tonight, however, Microsoft put up its hand and said “Don’t forget about us!”
And the company has good reason to.
In the unlikely case that you’re both a fan of Windows Phone and someone who wants a large screened smartphone, I present to you the Nokia Lumia 1520.
First-time buyers are turning away from Android as Apple’s three-year-old iPhone 4 was the top model for feature-phone switchers in the last three months, according to the latest numbers from Kantar Worldpanel.
Proving once again that the U.S. smartphone market is a very, very different animal.
Microsoft may have married the Finnish girl of its dreams, but the Redmond software giant still plans to play the field.
The former Windows Phone head admits marketing efforts so far have been weak.
Microsoft’s $7 billion Nokia purchase may have been inevitable, but it doesn’t exactly solve all of its problems overnight.
In a deal that many saw coming, Microsoft just announced that it’s acquiring Nokia’s devices and services business for more than $7 billion in cash.
Mobile testing service StarDust released a new study today which compares total apps, publishers, rate of new apps being added, monetization details, and more about the three main global app stores: iOS, Windows Phone, and Google Play.
Microsoft has done an admirable job making Windows Phone 8 a good mobile OS. But it’s still desperately missing a ton of big name apps.
“But with a new iPhone and revamped iOS coming out later this year, Apple is well-positioned to re-capture market share,” he said.
Nokia’s Lumia 1020 is the culmination of everything the Finnish phone maker has been working towards over the past few years.
This really is Mac versus PC all over again, as iOS hit its lowest levels since 2010.
Despite the slowing console sales, Microsoft’s devices division is up thanks to Windows Phone.
The biggest mobile developer study in history with 6,000 respondents from 115 countries says that while iOS developers make an average of $5,200 per month in app revenue and Android developers pull in $4,700, more developers plan to start developing for Windows Phone than any other platform. Besides Windows 8, that is.
Bugs and testing delays may be holding back key features from Windows Phone 8 until 2014.
For some execs, Microsoft’s reorganization today has been particularly kind.
Answering the call of mobile photo geeks everywhere, Nokia has finally brought its advanced camera tech to Windows Phone.
In further proof the U.S. market is unlike any other in the smartphone industry, Apple’s iPhone grew market share in the last three months while Android held steady. But the most interesting numbers are elsewhere.
Skype for Android now looks a whole lot like Skype for Windows Phone.
Sprint’s latest devices are sure to please Windows Phone fans.
After being close partners for the past two years on Windows Phone, Microsoft was reportedly in deep talks with Nokia to acquire its phone business.
Editor’s Pick If simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, then iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.
Steve Jobs was very upfront about the fact that good artists copy, and great artists steal. According to former Palm CEO — and Apple SVP — Jon Rubinstein, the company Steve started is still a great artist.
Perhaps the most interesting thing about Bing Translator is that with this app, Microsoft has enabled fully-system-integrated translation.
As sure as gravity, Google Play will surpass Apple’s app downloads in September of this year. It’s simple a matter of mathematics.
The conventional wisdom in the smartphone market is that Android is overtaking everything else. But in surprising news released this morning by Kantar, Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Windows Phone are actually growing market share faster than Android.
Following its revamped iPad app last week, music and TV show discovery service Shazam rolled out a new Windows Phone 8 app today.
It’s all sunshine and lollipops over in Windows Phone land today.
Systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft’s sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.