Mobile

Those million pre-ordered Nokia X’s in China don’t add up, sorry.

Earlier today Nokia “weibo’d” that the Nokia X had received over a million pre-orders for the first Android powered Nokia phone, and indeed …

March 14, 2014

Nokia X launches on Mar 24th in China, pre-order begins now

Today Nokia and JD.com jointly announced the pre-order of Nokia X phones begins today in China. The Nokia X phones, Nokia’s newly announced …

March 9, 2014

Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone available for download

Last week at the Mobile World Congress, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Joe Belfiore announced that Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone …

March 4, 2014

More Nokia X devices on the way this year, says Nokia VP

We may be confused as to the logic behind Nokia’s push into Android, especially just as the phones business is about to be acquired by Micro …

February 26, 2014

Does the Nokia X make any sense to you?

This week, Nokia officially announced the “X” series of entry level smartphones powered by an open source version of Android.  The thre …

February 25, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 icons provide clues to Cortana, dual sims, more

Ever since the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK, provided early to developers, leaked last week, we’ve been learning more and more about what’s upcomin …

February 18, 2014

Bing Health and Fitness Beta comes to Windows Phone 8

When Windows 8.1 was delivered last October, Microsoft released two brand new Bing Apps, Bing Health & Fitness and Bing Food & Drink …

February 16, 2014

The Windows Phone 8.1 features you haven’t seen in the leaked SDK

If you had been following the news lately, a preview version of Windows Phone 8.1 SDK were distributed to selected beta testers earlier this …

February 15, 2014

Android on Nokia: Microsoft’s Asha problem

The Android on Nokia story, which has been percolating ever since word first leaked out about a Nokia “Normandy” device, boiled over yesterd …

February 11, 2014

First peek at the Samsung Huron Windows Phone 8.1 device, thanks to @evleaks

Mega-leaker @evleaks has posted what appears to be the first render of a Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Samsung “Huron”, said to be coming to …

February 3, 2014

OneNote.com gets an update, signs of Office Online coming soon?

A few days ago, Microsoft made official their new name for SkyDrive, to be called “OneDrive”. On the same day, our friends over at LiveSino. …

January 31, 2014

Irrational numbers: Nonsense over Windows Phone sales figures, from everywhere

This week, both Nokia and Microsoft released earnings statements, and while most all of the numbers in both reports were meant to spin the t …

January 24, 2014

Nokia Normandy: is Android really coming to Microsoft? (hint: maybe yes!)

Rumors have been flying for the past few weeks about the possibility of a new Nokia phone, code named Normandy, which runs Android. Prolific …

January 17, 2014

Lumia Black and the App Folders confusion

Nokia announced today that it is beginning to ship its “Black” update, and the Nokia Conversations blog post announcing the update led with …

January 9, 2014

Lumia “Black” is on the way

Nokia announced today, via the Nokia Conversations blog and an update details page, that Lumia “Black”, a feature update for Nokia Lumia Win …

January 9, 2014

Lots of Microsoft / Nokia / mobile numbers floating around: what do they mean?

Yesterday, Microsoft released some numbers showing that Windows Phone achieved record sales this holiday season, topping sales of iPhones in …

January 7, 2014

A present for Windows Phone users: 20GB SkyDrive storage for a year

It’s Friday night here in Seattle, the snow has melted, and to be honest, not much is going on in the tech news world as most everyone is on …

December 20, 2013

Xbox Video, new Xbox Music Preview available now for Windows Phone

While we may not be getting a new CEO for Christmas (Microsoft Board of Directors member John Thompson made that clear yesterday in a blog p …

December 18, 2013

Nokia “Moneypenny” shows up for testing in India with a dual-SIM variant

A few weeks ago we reported that Nokia is planning two new upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 devices – “Goldfinger” and “Moneypenny” – with the lat …

December 9, 2013

Windows Phone 8.1 to get new SkyDrive app that also functions as File Manager?

According to the official Windows Phone Feature Suggestion Box at UserVoice, one of the most requested feature for the mobile OS is to have …

December 2, 2013