Mobile

Microsoft announces the Lumia 535 and 535 Dual Sim Microsoft unveiled its first Microsoft branded Lumia phones tonight, the Lumia 535 and a dual SIM equivalent, the Lumia 535 Dual SIM. The ph ...

November 10, 2014

Will the first Microsoft Lumia come in time for the holidays? When Microsoft announced it was rebranding its phone hardware as "Microsoft Lumia", it hinted that there might be a new phone on the way, wi ...

November 7, 2014

Windows on tablets on ARM: Surface, or something else? Today's news cycle flurry centers around Microsoft's Surface, and whether Microsoft will continue with Surface on ARM, or just give up on th ...

October 9, 2014

Windows Phone Cyan / Dev Preview update, an easier way Just now I wrote about the hoops I jumped through to get a fully working and fully updated Windows Phone, which is now running Nokia's Cyan ...

August 4, 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 now available Last week in China, Joe Belfiore announced that Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 would be available to "developers" soon, and indeed today, it's h ...

August 4, 2014

Cortana expands, Windows Phone plays “catch up” Late last night (Pacific Daylight time – mid-Wednesday morning in China), Microsoft announced the expansion of Cortana to two new markets in ...

July 30, 2014

The Microsoft built Windows Phone era is about to begin – can it save Windows Phone? This has been an interesting year so far for Windows Phone. In some ways, it's been quite disappointing, as Microsoft's mobile ecosystem has ...

July 29, 2014

What’s the future of Windows Phone? A post over at the Boy Genius Report this week has stirred up a bit of a tempest in a teapot, as according to BGR, Windows Phone has "failed ...

July 2, 2014

Microsoft quietly pushes Cortana China specific features to users Today I noticed some changes to Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft has quietly pushed China specific features and contents to Chinese u ...

May 21, 2014

Microsoft announced new WP OEMs K-Touch and Blu Today, two new phone makers K-Touch and Blu join Windows Phone OEMs camp. Microsoft announced these two OEM partners at the Qualcomm Referen ...

May 14, 2014

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